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Forum: Americas 20-02-2020, 10:01
Replies: 20
Views: 2,307
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Re: Traveling up the US East Coast

Maine is very beautiful, especially in the summer. 4000+ islands to sail around and we have gone a few summers without turning on the radar. The last cat owner I spoke to that was from the keys and...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 05-08-2018, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By dwass
Old engine oil

I have several quarts of unopened oil on my boat that must be 8-10
Years old. Does the oil loose anything just sitting around like that.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 31-03-2018, 08:21
Replies: 9
Views: 3,063
Posted By dwass
Re: Good anchor for Maine?

We have used a Fortress for the past 8 years in Maine on a Capedory 36 with great success. No windlass so pulling by hand is a factor. For depths 25-35 company recommends only 6 feet of chain. We...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 08-05-2017, 10:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,809
Posted By dwass
Re: Rhode Island to Maine 1 week of June

As you approach the Maine coast the issue of lobster pots become a real problem. Some people ignore them and just sail right over them. I am not that brave...the water is pretty cold. As you get...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 28-09-2015, 14:35
Replies: 63
Views: 8,856
Posted By dwass
Re: Full keel live aboard cruiser?

There is a beautiful Capedory 45 for sale here in Maine. I think about $250,000. Wish I could afford it. Listed at Robinhood Marine.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-11-2012, 14:53
Replies: 39
Views: 5,110
Posted By dwass
Re: Anybody 3D Modeled their boat?

There is a very cool little program let's you get 3d mesh out of a number of photographs. Of course it won't give you a lot do details but it is fun to play with.
Do a search for...
Forum: Marine Electronics 19-11-2012, 14:08
Replies: 21
Views: 12,145
Posted By dwass
Re: Anyone Using Raymarine E7 Yet ?

I used the Raymarine e7 with the HD radar all summer on the coast of Maine. A few issues.....there doesn't appear to be a goto time display based on boat speed. How long will it take me to get where...
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