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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 12-09-2012, 08:21
Replies: 16
Views: 2,543
Posted By MV
Re: Virginia Beach / Chesapeake Bay Area

This is pretty exciting, thank you all for the advice. This Friday and Saturday will be full taking a look at these places. A friend of mine suggested a place called Rocketts Landing -- he said it...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-09-2012, 11:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,543
Posted By MV
Virginia Beach / Chesapeake Bay Area

Hello

Can someone please make a recommendation for a marina in the Virginia Beach / Chesapeake Bay area? I have a 35 foot sailboat -- dont need liveaboard now, but do want to know which area in...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 14-04-2012, 04:15
Replies: 5
Views: 2,160
Posted By MV
Re: Texas marinas close to Fort Hood

No charter. Just bringing my 35 foot sailboat to texas. Thank you for the link, appreciate it,
M
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 14-04-2012, 00:23
Replies: 5
Views: 2,160
Posted By MV
Texas marinas close to Fort Hood

Hello

I will be a Fort Hood for a while and am I am looking for a marina that has a fun cruising community. I assume Houston is the best place to start looking? I welcome suggestions on some...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-08-2011, 05:05
Replies: 30
Views: 6,626
Posted By MV
Re: Termites Onboard !

Take a good picture of the bugs and send it to an extermination company, and ask for an identification. Place some white paper towels and hit the underside of the lockers with your fist hard a...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 25-07-2011, 22:00
Replies: 3
Views: 7,955
Posted By MV
Re: Willard 30 / 35 8 Ton World Cruiser

Hi Tao

I surely miss my boat now! But I am not sure how long I will be here in Afghanistan, nor I do know where I will work when I return to the States. I am thinking though that I want to move...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 24-07-2011, 23:35
Replies: 3
Views: 7,955
Posted By MV
Willard 30 / 35 8-Ton World Cruiser

I am selling my Willard for 38K. These past 4 years have seen a lot of improvements. If you search on this forum, you can see various projects and issues that I have dealt with. Here are some of...
Forum: Other 06-06-2011, 20:55
Replies: 7
Views: 5,819
Posted By MV
Re: Seattle Area Sailing?

Thank you newt.

PM coming now...
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 06-06-2011, 17:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By MV
Re: other than paypal?

I cannot find where I can add pictures to an new album I just created. It just does not exist.
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 06-06-2011, 17:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By MV
Re: other than paypal?

Hmmm. Ok, will look again. I am rusty here. Mail someone a check?

Thank you Frank.

Michael
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 06-06-2011, 17:14
Replies: 30
Views: 6,626
Posted By MV
Re: Termites Onboard !

You have to tent the boat. There is no other way to completely kill all the cycles in a termite's life. You can spray some crud, but then you will not get the eggs. Tenting is the only way. And...
Forum: Other 06-06-2011, 17:10
Replies: 7
Views: 5,819
Posted By MV
Seattle Area Sailing?

I have 4 days off in a couple of weeks and was thinking of chartering or hiring a sailboat to sail around the Seattle area. Are there any places to visit here? Google searching is not making sense...
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 06-06-2011, 17:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By MV
Other than Paypal ?

Would like to sign up and pay for a year -- possible to use another service other than paypal? I wont use them again. I went to post a few pictures and I can I cannot do that anymore.

Thanks...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 29-09-2010, 06:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By MV
Hello What type of antenna does it have? ...

Hello

What type of antenna does it have?

Michael
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 26-08-2010, 22:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,711
Posted By MV
I assume it is an oil leak cause the wet mess...

I assume it is an oil leak cause the wet mess prior to cleaning was black -- maybe it was diesel fuel?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 25-08-2010, 19:53
Replies: 4
Views: 2,711
Posted By MV
Perkin 4-108 Oil Leak - Somewhere on the Top

I have a Perkins that is leaking oil slowly. After each use, the side of the engine where the injectors are is juicy wet. I cleaned the area with a degreaser and the oil is not coming from the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-08-2010, 07:51
Replies: 3
Views: 3,202
Posted By MV
Thanks Scott -- sorta suspected my past would...

Thanks Scott -- sorta suspected my past would haunt me here. And I like your idea of a filter! But am going to do the flexible tank route. Do you have a brand suggestion for the tank? BTW: Pulled...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-08-2010, 21:29
Replies: 3
Views: 3,202
Posted By MV
Willard Water Tank

Hello

About two years ago I got a wild hair and when I was redoing parts of the boat, I lightly sanded and painted the interior of my water tank. It had been leaking around the rim (someone had...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21-08-2010, 13:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By MV
Makes you wonder what would happen if the Zipper...

Makes you wonder what would happen if the Zipper circumnavigated the globe.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-08-2010, 23:29
Replies: 78
Views: 9,014
Posted By MV
Music and Dementia

Hello

While my response is not along the lines of your question, I hope it will provide useful information. The brain processes music with different brain structures than it uses to process...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 10-07-2010, 12:37
Replies: 22
Views: 9,100
Posted By MV
Joe at Shelter Island Boat Yard in San Diego. ...

Joe at Shelter Island Boat Yard in San Diego. Really an amazing mechanic and worker. Exudes "can do, no problem" attitude -- then backs up his attitude with results and upfront pricing.
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 27-06-2010, 19:54
Replies: 22
Views: 9,100
Posted By MV
Closure

Wanted to bring this thread to a close in case another hapless Willard owner is faced with the same issue: replacing a 5 dollar part in an impossible place. To replace the 5.62$ seal between the V...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 04-04-2010, 11:32
Replies: 22
Views: 9,100
Posted By MV
Where to start?

It looks like there are two places to start removal of the transmission. One is aft of the mount, the other is forward of the mount.

Do I start at the aft location and remove the transmission in...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 04-04-2010, 08:53
Replies: 22
Views: 9,100
Posted By MV
Wow!! Thank you folks so much! I got wrapped...

Wow!! Thank you folks so much! I got wrapped again with work, and did not have a chance to look at the forum this past week. For some reason, this installation blocks CF whereas my prior place did...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 28-03-2010, 14:56
Replies: 22
Views: 9,100
Posted By MV
Photo

Here is a shot of the suspected area...
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