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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 08-10-2021, 13:12
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Need help rebuilding icebox door

SeaFarer on Marina Mile in Fort Lauderdale rebuilt mine. It was teak on the outside. They did a great job.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 08-10-2021, 13:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: North Sails or Quantum or ?

My take on this issue is to determine if you are going to race or cruise. If I was to use a laminate sail on my Little Harbor, it would be for race only and I would fold, bag it and keep it in my...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-04-2021, 15:32
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: How to seal anchor roller/bow sprit?

Everyone has their favorite, mine is:
Caulk SIS 440

It is sold by Teak Decking Systems. Stays firm and flexible. I also agree that it should be removed, cleaned and bedded. Tape off the area...
Forum: Marine Electronics 26-12-2020, 13:21
Replies: 57
Views: 5,231
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Standalone exterior Marine Cartplotter running Windows?

I use a KEP 15" marine monitor which runs as a remote display from the HP at the Nav desk. Works well for me running Trident Timezero on Windows 10. I haven't tried the Argonaut monitor which has...
Forum: Our Community 12-12-2020, 19:36
Replies: 144
Views: 17,276
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Yacht Wear: Anybody Dress Like This?

Chattsworth Osborne Jr.?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-11-2020, 10:27
Replies: 70
Views: 9,128
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: owning your own slip scam or not

I was a slip owner in Florida. I had a deed on the land below the boat between the fingers (70' x 20'). There were several layers of ownership between entities beginning with the resort you had...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 10-11-2020, 15:10
Replies: 34
Views: 2,152
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: In tank UVC sanitizer. Does anyone make it?

I have one on my water maker supply line. It is energized by the water maker when supplying to the tanks. You could run a bypass line from the end of the supply run and put a circulating pump to...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-11-2020, 19:12
Replies: 45
Views: 8,053
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Anyone have ocean/offshore experience with swing keels?

[QUOTE=tenchiki;3268964]A point of terminology: if it is unballasted (or only enough weight to drop down), then it is a centerboard. A "swing keel" means that the majority of the ballast moves....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-11-2020, 16:04
Replies: 45
Views: 8,053
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Anyone have ocean/offshore experience with swing keels?

I have a swing keel, unballasted, and it fits into a trunk that is very narrow fore and aft and port to starboard. When the board is down, the trunk is full of water. All my ballast is in the...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 27-10-2020, 14:18
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: RE powering

You can go to boatdiesel.com, and they have a calculator that takes in the boat particulars engine model and HP, etc. It's $50 to join for a year, but worth it in regards to the blog inquiries and...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 26-10-2020, 06:40
Replies: 273
Views: 49,245
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Beneteau rebuild turning into a nightmare

I found the 45 minute video on fiberglass work very informative. The guy doing the work was like a professor of fiberglass. He went through the various mats and resins and their recommended...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 14-09-2020, 14:16
Replies: 197
Views: 16,190
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Rules of the road - entering a channel

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Would this post be the appropriate place to mention NOTE A on the NOAA Raster Charts, referring to US Coastal Pilot 5, Chapter 2?:popcorn:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 14-09-2020, 14:08
Replies: 62
Views: 5,930
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Winter storage prep for northern Great Lakes area

I bought my boat in Newport, RI. It initially was on the hard and under shrink wrap. The yard had the boat in the water for the survey and sea trial in April. All went well and I bought the boat. ...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 11-09-2020, 06:40
Replies: 197
Views: 16,190
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Rules of the road - entering a channel

I probably should have refrained from making the editorial comment that you quoted from my post.


However, the OP did not give a lot of detail and I made the assumption that the power boat...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-09-2020, 09:06
Replies: 115
Views: 15,098
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Let's Talk Hull Painting

I have a flag blue hull and the previous owner patch painted the awlgrip with awlgrip to make it look good for the sale. After my purchase, I was in the dingy and it was obvious that the color did...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 09-09-2020, 08:41
Replies: 197
Views: 16,190
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Rules of the road - entering a channel

If I understand correctly, marker #2 is red, and #1 is Green and the vessel entering is cutting into the channel putting #2 to port. I would be expecting that you are the stand on vessel in the...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 04-09-2020, 12:51
Replies: 47
Views: 6,791
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Getting the last bit of bilge water

I bought this system last month, but haven't installed it yet since I am home in Tulsa right now and the boat is set up for hurricane in Florida. Go to this link and watch the assembly/installation...
Forum: Marine Electronics 16-08-2020, 14:26
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Embedded antenna splitter problem: RR Electronics

I was taught that splitting the antenna will degrade both the VHF and radio signals. Each should have their own antenna for full performance.
Forum: Navigation 16-08-2020, 14:20
Replies: 166
Views: 15,407
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Successor to ActiveCaptain?

I liked AC when I could drop a post in with the mouse on my Nobeltec platform at the relative point on the chart. It's too much trouble to go online assuming you are in range of WIFI. I think...
Forum: Navigation 28-04-2020, 12:56
Replies: 9
Views: 6,559
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Tulsa OK to Gulf of Mexico

Judging from the number of views on your message subject, many of these users probably doubletake on Tulsa/Catoosa being a destination or origination of a sailing voyage. Good luck on your trip. I...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 03-04-2020, 13:45
Replies: 43
Views: 4,820
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Rules of the road question

I concur, same as passing thru a draw bridge in Florida
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-01-2020, 11:41
Replies: 46
Views: 3,684
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: What type of switch do I need?

I think he wants a momentary switch. Where the two positives complete the circuit when the switch is pressed and broken when the switch is released.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 23-01-2020, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Bristol 41.1 Replacing Centerboard Pennant

Craig, I'll take a swing at this for you since I have a Little Harbor and thus built in the same area that Bristol is made.

I had a sheave freeze up on my boat and had to rethread the cable....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-12-2019, 16:06
Replies: 57
Views: 6,597
Posted By FlightPlan
Re: Companionway steps as you get older

When I bought my boat, I found plans in the hold of the boats design. It was custom built by Hood as were the other LH58s. Anyway, on the drawings for the companionway steps was a hand written note...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 25-02-2019, 13:47
Replies: 153
Views: 16,295
Posted By FlightPlan
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