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Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 17-06-2016, 19:14
Replies: 26
Views: 8,891
Posted By neelie
Re: Portabote

Unless you're sailing in placid waters, don't mount your folded Portabote to the stanchions. One decent wave and the whole lot will be gone.
For some reason horrible things happen on dark nights....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-02-2016, 17:29
Replies: 110
Views: 28,823
Posted By neelie
Re: Talk Me Out of an Amel

Boats have a value on the used boat market?.. Coulda fooled me.:biggrin:

My experience with the SM53 is quite the opposite - when we were looking to buy one, their resale asking prices did not...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 11-02-2016, 17:01
Replies: 133
Views: 13,373
Posted By neelie
Re: Preventer Rigging?

Evan,
Interesting that you recommend against having any stretch or give in the preventer. I'm not sure I am convinced (yet).

My intuitive feel is that a bit of give or stretch in the system...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-02-2016, 13:27
Replies: 110
Views: 28,823
Posted By neelie
Re: Talk Me Out of an Amel

At 6'2", headroom may be a problem for you in aft cabin and is certainly a problem in the companionway between nav station and aft cabin.

If by now, you haven't noticed the headroom issue in the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-02-2016, 05:06
Replies: 110
Views: 28,823
Posted By neelie
Re: Talk Me Out of an Amel

Not sure which model Amel you're asking about but if it's post 2000 then they are a great cruising system.
Well thought out, well designed and well built. Remember, it's a cruising system not an...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 10-02-2016, 18:54
Replies: 133
Views: 13,373
Posted By neelie
Re: Preventer Rigging?

I have never used a boom brake. But it's occurred to me that a boom brake set for maximum resistance would keep the boom fixed in position in light airs.

If this is true then the argument for a...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-02-2016, 23:29
Replies: 54
Views: 9,458
Posted By neelie
Re: In Mast furling systems

I'm thinking of converting my conventional 2 line slab reefing to a retro fit behind-mast furler.

Has anyone seen the Facnor product in action? Like everything else, the website and brochure...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 08-02-2016, 16:25
Replies: 133
Views: 13,373
Posted By neelie
Re: Preventer Rigging?

I have 2 lines permanently installed on either side of the boom
They are 7/8 the length of the boom and are lashed tightly to a small cleat when not in use.
I then run two 1/2 inch nylon lines...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 08-02-2016, 02:48
Replies: 133
Views: 13,373
Posted By neelie
Re: Preventer Rigging?

Fat furling lines are not there for ultimate strength but to make it easy on your hands and the winch.
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 07-02-2016, 18:08
Replies: 6
Views: 3,156
Posted By neelie
Re: Yacht Thruster....Exturn

I'm considering one of these also. And very keen to hear opinions of it.

Invictus.. Did you end up getting one?
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 07-02-2016, 14:07
Replies: 0
Views: 940
Posted By neelie
Facnor Mainsail furler - opinions?

Not looking for debate on the merits of various reefing systems - it's been done to death.:deadhorsebeat:

However, would appreciate comments and advice from anyone with experience with the Facnor...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-02-2015, 11:35
Replies: 22
Views: 3,642
Posted By neelie
Re: Looking for Male Sailing Partner in Annapolis

"Annapolis is a drinking town with a sailing problem.", I think you will find is a classic paraprosdokian. ( for your amusement, here's a few more...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 24-01-2015, 10:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By neelie
Re: Torqeedo 1003 Long Shaft

Sold! Within 5 minutes.

Yup too cheap.. The battery was worth more.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 24-01-2015, 08:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By neelie
Torqeedo 1003 Long Shaft

15 months old. No further use.

Has built in GPS for speed, and shows available distance remaining.

I'm not a fan of electric outboards. But I'm sure someone else is hence price is only $500.
...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-01-2015, 17:43
Replies: 10
Views: 2,950
Posted By neelie
Re: AB 9.5 AL RIB Plus 8HP 2 stroke Yammie

Not at this stage. I would prefer not to have the hassle of finding a buyer for the outboard.

It goes on Craigslist tomorrow.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-01-2015, 15:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By neelie
Re: 20 lb Propane Horizontal

A couple of pics.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-01-2015, 15:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,950
Posted By neelie
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-01-2015, 15:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By neelie
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-01-2015, 03:41
Replies: 10
Views: 2,950
Posted By neelie
Re: AB 9.5 AL RIB Plus 8HP 2 stroke Yammie

From the AB website: Lammina (AL) - 9.5 ABInflatablesusa | ABInflatablesusa - Inflatable Boats & Recreational Tenders (https://www.abinflatablesusa.com/product/lammina-al-9-5/)

95 lbs
15HP
No...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-01-2015, 10:09
Replies: 10
Views: 2,950
Posted By neelie
Re: AB 9.5 AL RIB Plus 8HP 2 stroke Yammie

Pics in a couple of days. Need to give her a good old clean first.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-01-2015, 08:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,412
Posted By neelie
Assorted Yacht spares

ATN Top Climber : $200.

Switlik MOM 8A Man Overboard Rescue device - 1 year old $200

Double braid 5/8" approx 500ft brand new - never ever used. $500

Shurflo Aqua King II 12V 4.0 GPM...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-01-2015, 07:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By neelie
Accor G4 5/16 HT Chain

Approximately 200 feet.

No rust and in reasonable condition and has been stored bone dry under the V-berth.

$300.

Location : Ft LAuderdale

Sorry, Pick Up only, will not ship or deliver as...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-01-2015, 07:49
Replies: 0
For Sale: Spade Anchor S-160
Views: 952
Posted By neelie
Spade Anchor S-160

About 12 months old. Excellent Condition

S-160 weighs about 77lbs - suit boat up to 65ft LOA or 44,000lbs

This is the perfect nautical sleeping tablet. You sleep like a baby at night - no...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-01-2015, 07:39
Replies: 10
Views: 2,950
Posted By neelie
AB 9.5 AL RIB Plus 8HP 2 stroke Yammie

Lightweight Aluminum Dinghy by AB. Less than 12 months old.

Hypalon. Flat floor. Locker in Bow. Great dinghy - with a deep fee hull. Its as dry as 9.5 ft dinghy can ever be.

Includes all...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-01-2015, 07:33
Replies: 0
Views: 952
Posted By neelie
12V DC Hookah by Airline

12V DC Hookah system by Airline plus weight belt and about 10 lbs of lead.

Excellent for cleaning hull and clearing or adjusting propeller.

As new condition. Used less than half a dozen times....
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