Cruisers Forum
 


Showing results 1 to 25 of 28
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Greg Brannon
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-05-2018, 03:23
Replies: 10
Views: 4,742
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Simrad Autopilot help (AP11, J3000x, Linear Drive)

Does your helm drive the same hydraulic system? If so, you might want to start bleeding there first. You should be able to find bleeding instructions online for your steering system components. The...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 20-05-2018, 03:00
Replies: 10
Views: 2,126
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: advice which navionics ?

Help us by narrowing the question. Are you buying a map card for a chartplotter (which one, make and model?), using the Boating app on a handheld device (which one, make and model), both, or...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 08-04-2018, 02:09
Replies: 19
Views: 3,564
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: water under the floor in the living room

It sounds like the refrigerator drain is working properly, but why is the collected water not being removed with a bilge pump? Or perhaps the drain needs to be piped to bilge that is pumped out. I...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 07-04-2018, 01:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,608
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Disheartening

Beautiful shed, sorry to hear of your troubles. Have you looked into what it would take to get a permit for it?
Forum: Our Community 01-04-2018, 00:27
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Equinox 3

Congrats! Beautiful boat but post some pictures anyway.
Forum: Meets & Greets 31-03-2018, 14:09
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Newby

Welcome, and post pics of your boat when you can!
Forum: Meets & Greets 31-03-2018, 14:06
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Wiwizz here, old guy, old boat gots to bring her back

Glad you're here! It seems you've had years of experience with many tales to tell. I look forward to the hearing/reading.
Forum: Marine Electronics 17-03-2018, 12:32
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: AIS - New Boat; Same Owner USA

This page (https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=mtmmsi) seems to answer your questions and more.

Good luck!
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 11-03-2018, 11:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,227
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: grappling hooks

It might be handy if the anchor and rode ran out until the whole assembly left the boat for the bottom. There's a recent thread describing just that. Zephyr's blog tells of a similar incident where...
Forum: Marine Electronics 03-03-2018, 23:15
Replies: 111
Views: 19,074
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Tablet no chart plotter?

Marine navigation programs exist for tablets. You decide what you need and whether to have a backup.
Forum: Marine Electronics 02-03-2018, 13:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Am I the only one who forgets to switch back to Channel 16?

It's probably a habit from my flying days, but when I'm done with a conversation on a channel and planning to switch to another, I always announce it and then do it.
Forum: Navigation 20-02-2018, 16:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Vesper AIS watchmate

I've had the Watchmate Vision for almost 3 years, installed before my delivery trip from Florida to Maryland. Easy install - 12 volts and a dedicated VHF antenna or their powered splitter and NMEA...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 19-02-2018, 06:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Voyage planning

Welcome!

I've never made that trip and won't provide specific advice, but some factors that others may find helpful to provide advice: draft, number of crew and their experience, vessel capability...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 19-02-2018, 02:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Need Help on Electrical Plan

Other than the combiner which may not be needed, what's wrong with the setup you have?

I would expect your study advised you to define your daily power requirements as best you can then size the...
Forum: OpenCPN 12-02-2018, 03:38
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: new user

No worries, glad you're figuring it out. Any time wasted here is voluntarily donated, so don't fret about it. Ask for help when needed.
Forum: OpenCPN 10-02-2018, 13:36
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: new user

Welcome.

You missed the OpenCPN sub-forum. You can select the exclamation sign on your post and ask a mod to move it. Best of luck with your problem.
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 10-02-2018, 04:04
Replies: 3
Views: 4,476
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Dog harness / lifejacket and tethering

We've had a large dog on board our 21' sport boat since she was a pup, and we've now transferred that experience to our trawler and dinghy. She's now 11. She's never been boating without her jacket...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 28-01-2018, 16:03
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: How do you rebuild a water pump?

Thanks for sharing your experience and the pics. I have to rebuild my first pump, one that looks exactly like yours, as part of my spring commissioning. You've given me a confidence boost and...
Forum: Meets & Greets 21-01-2018, 07:31
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: A newbie who will soon be losing sight of shore

Welcome and good luck with your adventure! Will you be documenting it somewhere?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 20-01-2018, 07:35
Replies: 50
Views: 5,983
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Making Major Changes To Get You Closer To Your Dream

It seems you're doing everything you can to turn an uncertain future into one you can count on. I can't speak for my wife whom (I hate to admit) I twice left in similar situations as yours when we...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 19-01-2018, 15:44
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Yacht Broker Question

To hide the owner's identity and prevent direct contact? Just guessing as I have no experience with this specific situation.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-01-2018, 06:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Anyone living aboard and ready to sail in MD?

I'm not a candidate (wrong boat), but if I were I'd want to know more info. Do you just want to trade a meal for a day of sailing on the bay, or do you have other reasons? Why an older couple? Why...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 01-01-2018, 07:17
Replies: 29
Views: 3,584
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Run Aground

You need (this info)? For what purpose?
Forum: General Sailing Forum 01-01-2018, 07:12
Replies: 68
Views: 10,765
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Really bad boat survey

Welcome!

Confused. You did out-of-water, unpowered, no sea trial, non-functional, hull only survey before purchase, and now you're wondering if you have some recourse for items missed? Or are you...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 26-11-2017, 12:20
Replies: 1
Want To Buy: Trawler
Views: 846
Posted By Greg Brannon
Re: Trawler

I found my boat searching So. Fla. Craigslist. You may find more FSBO/no-agent ads there, but brokers use it too. Pursuing a sale without a broker will depend on your comfort level. I survived it...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 28

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:09.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.