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Forum: Navigation 17-05-2022, 20:32
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Posted By Time2Go
AIS Radar

Hi Friends
In the past few months
I have mentioned an app, “AIS Radar” I found that
Displays wi-fi AIS data on an IPad or IPhone
This app mimics a radar screen
Attached are a few screen shots...
Forum: Navigation 16-05-2022, 13:31
Replies: 121
Views: 6,814
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Best iPad chart/navigation app

I recently spent 4 weeks in the Bahamas
TZiBoat with the Explorer charts
Performance was fantastic
Forum: Marine Electronics 16-05-2022, 13:26
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Time2Go
Re: using AIS wifi multiplexer receiver with Navionics

“AIS Radar”
It’s a 7 or 8 dollar app
that gives you a dedicated AIS display
on Iphone or IPad
I’ve rigged it up on my friends boat
taking AIS from a Standard Horizon 2400 radio
to a...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 16-05-2022, 13:16
Replies: 97
Views: 7,104
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Need A Diesel Mechanic !!

Definitely not a diesel mechanic
however my suggestion would be to have the fuel
Polished. If you can’t do that I’d suck it all out
and start with fresh fuel. I’d also look at all your fuel ...
Forum: Navigation 10-05-2022, 17:29
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Newbe guy needs info on navigation apps

I like and have used TZiBoat
However I know how to use
paper charts, dividers and parallel rulers
Which all sailors should know
a bit of DR knowledge can’t hurt.
Forum: Marine Electronics 07-05-2022, 13:56
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Realtime Help: Middle of Pacific: Raymarine Autopilot

Can they set the AP to Wind Vane mode?
Might be a solution even if the have to crack off
being downwind.
Was on a boat once where we had to hand steer
for 800nm, we found it much easier to ...
Forum: Training, Licensing & Certification 02-05-2022, 14:51
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Certs as delivery crew?

I both crew and work for a select few delivery
Years ago I earned Coastal Skipper/Tidal & ICC
with the RYA..
Once this was accomplished the rate of positive
responses to my inquiries...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 25-04-2022, 13:44
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Yanmar panel STOP button does what exactly?

Solenoid failures do happen (been there)
and it’s not that easy to get there with your fingers
I believe Yanmar sells a kit to add a manual
option to Solenoid equipped engines
Not that hard to do...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 25-04-2022, 13:29
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Long Islanders: Jones Inlet Question

You’re in Connecticut?
Id jump over to
Port Washington and Uber from there.
Once took my daughter to a Spice Girls
concert there in June
It was fairly chilly
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 25-04-2022, 13:22
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Outfitting a new vest

SeaAngel AIS Beacon with your vessels Vhf
MMSI number loaded
Enable DSC Alarms and if you go
over the alarm will wake the dead.
I have mine actually tucked into my deckvest
set up for auto...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 18-04-2022, 15:21
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Time2Go
Dinghy -Toe Rail

How would you tie a dingy on deck, forward of the mast?
I recently was on a boat that didn’t have any
pad-eyes or handrails to secure the tie-downs.
The lines from the dink were instead led to the...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-04-2022, 10:50
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Sail foot ripped west palm beach

Pick up an “Easy Stich” awl and give it a go
I once fixed a 3 foot ripped out bolt rope
with this simple tool.
Once you get the hang of it, you should be able to
average a foot an hour at...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 10-04-2022, 10:48
Replies: 124
Views: 8,175
Posted By Time2Go

Check out the
“OceanCruisingClub” website
There are always a few members that are
either selling up or moving on to other boats.
Here you will find boats that have been
ocean tested and some...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 22-03-2022, 10:46
Replies: 146
Views: 18,276
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Dismasted at sea in the Bahamas, now what

Just spent a month in the Bahamas.
Many many boats got destroyed by Dorian a few years ago.
I believe it was on Abaco where we saw a rather large salvage yard.
I’d let your fingers do the dialing,...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-03-2022, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Crew or Charter Guest

Hi Stu
My Mistake, Didn’t know if responding to a 14 year old thread would post, so I reposted in a new thread
Now I know so won’t happen again
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-03-2022, 14:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Crew or Charter Guest

Thank you for your reply
At this point in time I can’t reveal anything more about the
reason for my question. Does not involve my boat.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-03-2022, 09:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By Time2Go
Crew or Charter Guest

Re: Crew Waiver Forms
Originally Posted by GordMay View Post
Most Waivers, I’ve seen, are between Yacht Owners & Crew and Yacht Clubs & Race Organizers, not between Owners & Crew.

Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 21-03-2022, 08:51
Replies: 18
Views: 6,400
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Crew Waiver Forms

The above note I believe was written by our esteemed moderator
GordMay back in 2008
My question is, Is it still the case that if fuel and dockage funds are collected by the owner does it...
Forum: Navigation 14-03-2022, 09:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Cruising Options: Connecticut vs Long Island

Really no big deal to go back and forth
as you please, Depending on the wind direction
and your tolerance for lee shores.
Pick up a copy of the “Eldridge” book to
familiarize yourself with the...
Forum: Marine Electronics 13-03-2022, 14:55
Replies: 21
Views: 2,294
Posted By Time2Go
Re: AIS to iPad: how to?

Standard Horizon 2400 to Yakker, 1 wire
+ - to Yakker
That’s all it took

Forum: Marine Electronics 13-03-2022, 14:48
Replies: 21
Views: 2,294
Posted By Time2Go
Re: AIS to iPad: how to?

Thumbs up on the Yakker.
I however thought the overlay on a chart plotter
(TZi Boat - IPad) was too dense so
I use an app called “AisRadar” that looks like a radar display
but it is AIS
Forum: Training, Licensing & Certification 12-03-2022, 15:53
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Bluewater Experince
It’s a 5 dollar a month cost but well worth it.
Crewing can be great but I do suggest you read through the
many threads about it. Just as in life there is the Good, Bad
Forum: General Sailing Forum 04-03-2022, 16:05
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Time2Go
French Canals Air Conditioning

Hi Friends,

Planning a two week trip on the French Canals this summer.
I will be doing a bareboat charter of some type of river barge.
Do I need Air conditioning for both comfort and bugs?
Forum: Training, Licensing & Certification 02-03-2022, 06:41
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By Time2Go
Re: RYA training centers recommendations in Europe?

Shearwater Sailing School in the UK
Do theory first, either on-line or in classroom
First rate and sailing the English Channel is top flight training
Forum: General Sailing Forum 02-03-2022, 06:24
Replies: 280
Views: 18,569
Posted By Time2Go
Re: Falling in a vessel at a boat show

And I thought Sailors couldn’t be Arseholes
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