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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 12-05-2015, 10:56
Replies: 48
Views: 19,550
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: The Admiral Loves the Beneteau 45f5

So, after all the feedback, have you bought a boat? Is the wife happy? :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-05-2015, 08:19
Replies: 2,415
Views: 339,002
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: SSSSM - Part Deux

Greetings everyone :) Hakki (sailndive345) here... I sail Layla, a Beneteau Oceanis 461, currently located at St Augustine, FL. Have been sailing for around thirty years; a mixture of racing and...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 05-11-2014, 07:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,736
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: L'Etoile du Nord, Chesapeake, VA.... At Grand Cay harbor, Abacos

I am so sorry for this: I accidentally deleted your email - it popped up just when I hit delete for some others and it was included - would you please resend? Thanks!


Sent from my iPad using...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 05-11-2014, 07:38
Replies: 7
Views: 2,736
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: L'Etoile du Nord, Chesapeake, VA.... At Grand Cay harbor, Abacos

I have about three or four - will be happy to email them to you if you provide your email address.

Hakki


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Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 07-09-2013, 04:58
Replies: 61
Views: 25,017
Posted By Sailndive345
Robert, (one more thing): The power feed to...

Robert, (one more thing): The power feed to actuate the retract/extract is distinct from the feed to the motor itself: I.e., if you don't have enough juice, you may still extract the bow thruster but...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 07-09-2013, 04:48
Replies: 61
Views: 25,017
Posted By Sailndive345
Robert, I sent you a separate PM describing...

Robert,

I sent you a separate PM describing the connections. And, yes, the cables followed along the windlass cables on port side (conduit) as you'll note from the photos. You'll also note that...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 26-08-2013, 11:35
Replies: 61
Views: 25,017
Posted By Sailndive345
Glad you posted those photos - What I have is a...

Glad you posted those photos - What I have is a 'Compact Retract' and yours, a ' VIP 150'. They are both 12VDC units but yours has about 1/3 more power than mine and stands taller: Due to the...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 22-08-2013, 19:52
Replies: 61
Views: 25,017
Posted By Sailndive345
Sorry about the delayed response - I hadn't...

Sorry about the delayed response - I hadn't noticed your message earlier. I will be at the marina this weekend and will try to get a couple of photos for you. I didn't quite understand what you...
Forum: Our Community 27-12-2012, 06:57
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: St Augustine inlet

Even colder now! :( Enjoy Key West, sounds a lot better than here! :)

Saildive
Forum: Our Community 27-12-2012, 06:45
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: St Augustine inlet

Glad to hear you guys are alright. We seem to regularly have issues at St Augustine inlet. The last one was a Hatteras 64 on the beach within the last couple of weeks.

The buoys are way small to...
Forum: Our Community 25-12-2012, 10:31
Replies: 26
Views: 6,449
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: St Augustine inlet

Merry Christmas everyone!

In case of entering the inlet at night: Please be aware that the intracoastal marker lights #59 and #60 are visible from the vicinity of inlet marker #4 and creates some...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 20-12-2012, 17:24
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: Splash. 40 years in the making.

Congratulations! May she and you enjoy the fairest of winds.
Forum: Cruising News & Events 11-06-2012, 19:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,736
Posted By Sailndive345
L'Etoile du Nord, Chesapeake, VA.... At Grand Cay harbor, Abacos

Folks,

Does anyone know about this beautiful boat? We stopped at Grand Cay harbour a few days ago and the locals said she had been found by the reef; abandoned... She appears to have damage to...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 20-03-2012, 19:55
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sailndive345
St Augustine inlet dredging has begun (yes!) as...

St Augustine inlet dredging has begun (yes!) as of March 2012. Here is some info on the current state of the inlet for those who may be heading our way:

The following info is what I observed when...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 12-12-2011, 20:44
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sailndive345
Folks, I have not been able to follow this thread...

Folks, I have not been able to follow this thread in quite some time. Just in case anyone uses it for local info for St Augustine inlet, please be advised that the channel markers got moved North (!)...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 31-05-2011, 14:27
Replies: 33
Views: 5,736
Posted By Sailndive345
Re: Abacos to Daytona Beach - Best Way In ?

What's been said so far is fine; need to add: It is the 'quality' not the 'quantity' of the wind that causes problems. Anything heavy N/NE/E/SE, piles large, uncomfortable waves in the inlet...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-10-2010, 16:16
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sailndive345
Probably was ebb tide? It really looks worse than...

Probably was ebb tide? It really looks worse than it is, really :) Glad to hear you've made it past and are continuing South - where are you headed?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 28-10-2010, 07:23
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sailndive345
Just tried Cruiser's Net and it appears others...

Just tried Cruiser's Net and it appears others have posted same/similar info there already. Thanks for the good advice!

Cheers! :)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-10-2010, 12:24
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sailndive345
Hello Tom, The inlet is quite navigable - I...

Hello Tom,

The inlet is quite navigable - I didn't mean to suggest avoiding it. I use it several times a month w/o any issues. Some time ago, during very calm conditions, I captured a 'route'...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-10-2010, 07:34
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By Sailndive345
St Augustine Inlet (Shoaling) Info

For folks who plan to use the St Augustine, FL inlet:

The south side of the channel has been shoaling for some time - very visible during favorable conditions. The following article describes in...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 08-08-2010, 19:24
Replies: 9
Views: 7,832
Posted By Sailndive345
On a related topic: Do you folks ever use...

On a related topic:

Do you folks ever use any type of sealant (formagasket, permatex sp?) where you have a paper gasket?

The reason I ask: I had never used or seen a sealant used in addition...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 05-07-2010, 07:16
Replies: 104
Views: 11,791
Posted By Sailndive345
John & Mel, Glad to hear you guys made it...

John & Mel,

Glad to hear you guys made it back to Panama safely - I hadn't checked the forum in a while (distracted with many things) and missed hearing about your ordeal with the storm. Best...
Forum: Marinas 22-06-2010, 19:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By Sailndive345
I used to sail Layla out of Tidewater and will...

I used to sail Layla out of Tidewater and will second that recommendation. The restaurant (The Deck, as I remember) was also pretty good.


Fair winds!

Sailndive
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 21-06-2010, 07:17
Replies: 104
Views: 11,791
Posted By Sailndive345
Thanks, John! The ideas will form the starting...

Thanks, John! The ideas will form the starting point :) If I can get it to taste anything like yours, I'll consider myself a total success story...

Enjoy the warm waters!

Hakki
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 15-06-2010, 12:09
Replies: 104
Views: 11,791
Posted By Sailndive345
Sounds so exciting! Be safe and have fun! ...

Sounds so exciting! Be safe and have fun!

Hakki

P.S.: You'll need to send us the recipe for the brisket marinade you had used... Perhaps we can give the spring fling another try :) :)
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