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Forum: Powered Boats 24-09-2016, 08:00
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Just rereading the posts and noticed a comment about trip time etc...
You say that you make it to Chicago in 3 hours and at slow speed it would take 10 hours.

Understand that 80 NM can be done...
Forum: Powered Boats 24-09-2016, 07:31
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

So, how did you make out?

My boat is going into winter storage this wednesday so it will have to be in the spring if you still want to go for a ride...:biggrin:
Forum: Powered Boats 06-09-2016, 13:17
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

I had tried a new 52 in Sarnia at the mouth of lake Huron and had decided against it, I did not feel as safe as i did in the 58 and the 58 ride was more comfortable ... i don't swim so i want to...
Forum: Powered Boats 06-09-2016, 13:10
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Hi again,

I have forwarded you information, please confirm receipt to make sure i got you address correctly.

In my experience, SeaRay, Carver's, Marlow's etc... main attributes is that they are...
Forum: Powered Boats 06-09-2016, 11:23
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Hi Again,

Anchored and facing the waves you will be ok to be playing cards upstairs in anything less than 3 footers unless you have a wind that pushes you sideways to the waves and then you will...
Forum: Powered Boats 06-09-2016, 07:18
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

I should have mentioned that we have had our Bluewater from Windsor to Mackinac Island, to Petoskey, Beaver Island, Charlevoix, Traverse city for three consequetive boating seasons and have gone...
Forum: Powered Boats 06-09-2016, 07:00
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Thank you for the kind words Capt Phil

Only one correction, mine has 450 cummins turbo 8.3 Diesel engines, I have over 1100 hours on them and had no issues other than normal maintenance.
Fuel...
Forum: Powered Boats 05-09-2016, 20:09
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Hi Larkinja,

You are correct that it is an old post. :) not sure what more i can tell you than what was in the original post.

I still have my 58 Bluewater situated in the Great Lakes in Windsor...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 27-06-2016, 08:20
Replies: 91
Views: 38,118
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Anyone Using an 'Ultra' Anchor?

Hi,

i have an ultra 77 lbs. since 2010 and it has never let me down.

Having said that, the boat i have it on is in the Great lakes and i never anchor overnight, but every time i have put it...
Forum: Powered Boats 10-01-2015, 20:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Where to store Boat during Summer

I do the same thing with mine and have stored it at River Forest Yacht center in Stuart and they also have one on the other side of Lake Okeechobee in Labelle. both are recommended by my insurance...
Forum: Powered Boats 11-01-2014, 17:34
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Not aware of such a site, don't think it exists. Bluewater has been shut down since 2008, the great recession got it.

anything we can help you with here?
Forum: Powered Boats 13-11-2013, 15:19
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Amen Bro ! :flowers: But your signature says you have a Beneteau???:p

I am looking to get another twin to my 58 to leave in florida for cruising in the winter months, rather than bringing mine...
Forum: Powered Boats 13-11-2013, 10:31
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Either that or have good weather info like XM weather on the boat, like I do, and if it does look stormy, stay in.:flowers:
Forum: Powered Boats 13-11-2013, 09:27
Replies: 61
Views: 32,422
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Bluewater Yachts

Hi,

I just saw this thread and was compelled to reply...:flowers:

I have had a Bluewater 58 in the Great Lakes for 7 years now and it is a GREAT BOAT.

I have had it in 6 to 8 foot choppy...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-06-2013, 18:30
Replies: 80
Views: 12,129
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Have to Upgrade My Battery Bank - Acid or Lithium ?

Here is the latest update with changes made this spring.

I have the same refrigeration units, drawing 13 amps at 120V (this is the draw assuming they are on 100% of the time which they are not)....
Forum: Marinas 29-05-2013, 15:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Marina data base?

Active Captain Rocks when compared to all other Marina databases out there.

The only thing missing are the nice pictures you get in all those cruising guides...:whistling:
Forum: Marine Electronics 20-01-2013, 10:21
Replies: 14
Views: 2,942
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Anchor alarms oh my

Maybe you need to try this new Garmin watch, it does the anchor watch and a bunch more.

Garmin | Newsroom | Press Releases...
Forum: Powered Boats 01-12-2012, 12:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,663
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: 57' Jefferson Marquesa

Thanks for the input on the engine type dockhead, much appreciated.

It does seem like a good price, I just hope it isn't because it has been through a major disaster in a hurricane and rebuilt...
Forum: Powered Boats 01-12-2012, 11:20
Replies: 3
Views: 1,663
Posted By RaySea Lady
57' Jefferson Marquesa

https://www.yachtworld.com/core/listing/boatMergedDetails.jsp?boat_id=2483380&ybw=&units=Feet&currency=USD&access=Public&listing_id=8384&url=

As most of you know, I am in Canada and the proud...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 17-11-2012, 13:44
Replies: 79
Views: 9,054
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Boat names, and the side which you sit.

Looks like your next one may be "Ssti":whistling:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-11-2012, 20:14
Replies: 226
Views: 46,948
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Rules & Etiquette for Visitors Aboard Your Boat

Somehow, I think we are comparing apples and bananas.

Most of us are talking about not needing so many rules for family and friends and are absolutely correct.

People that we know that well...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 21-10-2012, 06:13
Replies: 16
Views: 4,859
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Is there a passage from the Delaware River to NY harbor?

Thanks for the heads up Dave, I have been checking out the passage from Manasquan Inlet on my Garmin Homeport, and I can clearly see its limitations. It is doable, but turning a 65 footer with a 16...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 21-10-2012, 05:30
Replies: 16
Views: 4,859
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Is there a passage from the Delaware River to NY harbor?

Thank you for the clarification Skipmac, much appreciated !

My air draft is 17.5 with Radar in normal position but I had a stainless bracket made to lay it down securily without disturbing any...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 20-10-2012, 20:12
Replies: 16
Views: 4,859
Posted By RaySea Lady
Re: Is there a passage from the Delaware River to NY harbor?

Thanks a bunch guys. I have been through there a few times and always did the ocean route and when I saw this article I thought I had missed something.

It is also good to know that you can go...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 20-10-2012, 11:55
Replies: 16
Views: 4,859
Posted By RaySea Lady
Is there a passage from the Delaware River to NY harbor?

The line below seems to indicate that there is although I have never seen it. I always thought you had to go the ocean route from NY harbor to the Delaware or Norfolk.


The paragraph below is...
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