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Forum: Meets & Greets 15-07-2020, 17:49
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Iain
Re: Hello from the OBX!

We are Living aboard in manteo. Where on the OBX are you?
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 27-06-2013, 06:02
Replies: 38
Views: 3,647
Posted By Iain
Re: Chain Galvanization question

Thanks for the insight. I am just not familiar with what galvanized chain is suppose to look like.
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 26-06-2013, 12:08
Replies: 38
Views: 3,647
Posted By Iain
Re: Chain Galvanization question

Life is good for sure.
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 26-06-2013, 11:31
Replies: 38
Views: 3,647
Posted By Iain
Re: Chain Galvanization question

I have no doubt it will hold up for a few years but I wonder if it will begin to rust sooner than later and I have spent quite a few $$$ on this investment. I can not exchange it very easily because...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 26-06-2013, 08:45
Replies: 38
Views: 3,647
Posted By Iain
Chain Galvanization question

I recently purchased 3/8" G40 ACCO galvanized chain....
Forum: Marine Electronics 13-05-2013, 06:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By Iain
Re: Linear drive Auto pilot install, pictures/ideas needed!

I am considering mounting the drive on a Stainless Steel bracket that will be mounted/bolted to the underside of the cockpit sole. I will use a large/long bracket to spread the load.
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-05-2013, 20:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By Iain
Linear drive Auto pilot install, pictures/ideas needed!

I will be installing a raymarine type 1 linear drive on my Niagara 35 and would like to see some pictures of other installations! Any comments/ideas/pics will be greatly appriciated!
Forum: Classifieds Archive 25-06-2012, 19:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,940
Posted By Iain
I have sold the autopilot. Thanks to everyone...

I have sold the autopilot. Thanks to everyone that was interested.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 21-06-2012, 04:13
Replies: 8
Views: 3,940
Posted By Iain
Re: New In The Box Raymarine SmartPilot X-5 Wheel Pilot

This item is still for sale and it does include the Control Head.

Thank you!
Forum: Classifieds Archive 23-05-2012, 08:21
Replies: 8
Views: 3,940
Posted By Iain
Forum: Classifieds Archive 23-05-2012, 08:09
Replies: 8
Views: 3,940
Posted By Iain
New In The Box Raymarine SmartPilot X-5 Wheel Pilot

I have a Raymarine SmartPilot X-5 Wheel Pilot that has never been used or installed. It is still in the box.

My Price $1,000
Buyer Pays Shipping.

I am located in Nags Head, NC.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 01-04-2012, 17:37
Replies: 67
Views: 8,799
Posted By Iain
Re: Your boat progression, care to share?

Hobie 16 Parents Owned
Sabre 28
Niagara 35
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2012, 18:00
Replies: 32
Views: 6,151
Posted By Iain
Re: Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

directly east of the north end of Roanoke island Water depths are around 6'-8'. it is shallow west of the channel and shallow close to the bridge. Everywhere south of the bridge is 2'-4' outside the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2012, 17:31
Replies: 32
Views: 6,151
Posted By Iain
Re: Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

I would say Roanoke Island is not "officially" part of the Outer Banks. Nags Head is where I live. The Manteo Waterfront IS very friendly to sailboats. Is this where you visited? However, the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2012, 16:44
Replies: 32
Views: 6,151
Posted By Iain
Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

A nice change for the Outer Banks! Maybe the area will become more sailor friendly. Maybe!

Luxury catamaran builder coming to Wanchese The Outer Banks Voice...
Forum: Our Community 17-01-2012, 19:51
Replies: 61
Views: 8,107
Posted By Iain
Re: Any Young Cruisers Setting Out Soon ?

oh, and I hope you are planning on taking that surfboard(I saw the one in the pic). Bocas Del Toro?
Forum: Our Community 17-01-2012, 19:39
Replies: 61
Views: 8,107
Posted By Iain
Re: Any Young Cruisers Setting Out Soon ?

Youmeandthed,
I am 27 and my wife is 26. We are moving aboard our Niagara 35 this summer. We will be selling our house (hopefully soon) and leaving our careers. We plan to leave NC in the fall of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13-01-2012, 17:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By Iain
Re: Bucket List - Top Things You've Checked Off!

I have:
Finished grad school
worked in the corporate world for 3+ years
married
built a home
purchased the boat the wife and I plan to live on
Sold the old boat!

I plan to:
move aboard this...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 14-11-2011, 14:08
Replies: 44
Views: 10,067
Posted By Iain
Re: Asking price VS selling price

I do not think any formula can be applied to this one. For example, I just sold a boat I was asking $17,900 and would have taken much less. then asking $14,900 and would have taken a little less....
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-11-2011, 08:39
Replies: 51
Views: 16,386
Posted By Iain
Well put. I have been surfing my entire life and...

Well put. I have been surfing my entire life and at the right spot 3' @10 seconds is all I need to have a good time. I wonder if these cold fronts pushing off the east coast have produced.........
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-11-2011, 06:43
Replies: 51
Views: 16,386
Posted By Iain
Great post. This is good info. I surfed anegada...

Great post. This is good info. I surfed anegada once. Great wave.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-11-2011, 10:50
Replies: 8
Views: 5,762
Posted By Iain
Re: SR Mariner NAV-5

Is there any chance someone could also send me a PDF copy of the Owners Manual for the Nav-5?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 07-11-2011, 10:20
Replies: 51
Views: 16,386
Posted By Iain
The south coast of Barbados seems to be a mix...

The south coast of Barbados seems to be a mix between the calm Caribbean and Atlantic so hopefully you could get some surf and some protected anchorages.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 06-11-2011, 20:24
Replies: 51
Views: 16,386
Posted By Iain
Re: Surfing in the Caribbean

Nope, not yet. Going back to PR in a month but it should be pretty well covered. I am thinking the Bahamas may have a few secret spots for the big sailing trip. Or maybe I should just fully invest...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 06-11-2011, 19:22
Replies: 51
Views: 16,386
Posted By Iain
Re: Surfing in the Caribbean

The surf near Rincon, PR is probably your most consistent option in the Caribbean. It gets really fun and usually stays that way all winter. Surf on the north coast of Tortola is less consistent but...
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