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Today 14:34
Autohelm 4000 wheel pilot
Thanks for that. Not trying to skirt the rules. Didn’t know that was one. But I totally agree that it’s a good & helpful rule. I’m at a loss and trying to figure out which way to go with... (271 views, 2 replies)
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SY Harmony
Today 14:30
1980 Endeavour 32 for sale or trade
Gorgeous! Does Redmond still have that 25D listed? (49 views, 2 replies)
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Today 14:28
Florida Insurance, Slip Availability and options
When selecting a long term marina you might also want to consider the transportation issues the marina's location presents. For example: proximity to a major airport, proximity to a town for... (564 views, 18 replies)
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Today 14:28
Yanmar 3GM30F – Tapping/Ticking/Knock Noise at Idle
Thanks SkipperPete, your idea of using feeler gauges instead of fussing with shims is a great tip. (2,268 views, 66 replies)
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Today 14:26
VW Pathfinder marine diesel
Where and how much?? (8,529 views, 62 replies)
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Today 14:21
Custom Blue Sea Labels for Breakers
I purchased custom labels through my local West Marine store last season. (176 views, 7 replies)
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Today 14:19
Boom/Gooseneck Parts
Do you know about the Zspars gooseneck upgrade for most of the Saona's? (72 views, 1 replies)
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Flying Hippie
Today 14:04
2002 PDQ 36 #91 "Belamies"
Ohhhh! I wish I had seen this thread a little earlier. I just bought a PDQ 32 but already thinking about a 36! Tempting! Still have a MacGregor 26X that I’ll be posting for sale soon if you’re... (1,242 views, 6 replies)
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Today 13:42
Rebuild or Replacement of Old Engine?
It would be helpful to know what the engine is now. Like Lepke said, Rebuild is cheaper. That said, nowadays trying to find someone with decent machining equipment and has years of knowledge can be... (219 views, 5 replies)
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Today 13:31
Headliner material
I'm redoing mine. When deck starts leaking, and it will, choice of material will affect amount of damage before you catch it and fix the leaks. Pvc is a good choice as it won't be affected by leaks.... (487 views, 23 replies)
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Today 13:22
Adding anchor chain
And the answer is 5/16” g40 per Lewmar. With their help, I was able to figure out which windlass I actually have and get to the chain size. (423 views, 15 replies)
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Today 13:19
Patagonia Anchorages - MyMaps & "Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego Nautical Guide"
BTW, here's how the MyMaps looks zoomed out for all of Patagonia.. I think there are over 1500 POIs so far (view attachment). (285 views, 3 replies)
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Today 12:53
Not so new boat owner
Hi, Robinson, and :welcome: to the forum. (68 views, 2 replies)
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Today 12:52
Southern US Intracoastal summer 2023
Still have Berths available. Trip starts 2 months 8 days. Regards Tom Bodine (1,524 views, 10 replies)
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Today 12:38
Buying a boat with deferred maintenance?
IMO if an owner isn't willing to negotiate, you accept it or you move on. That said you can always make an offer based on what you think needs to be done, but not disclose the specific reason for the... (2,971 views, 41 replies)
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s/v Jedi
Today 12:19
12vdc Marine Computers
Mac Mini. Just use a small inverter. (125,762 views, 538 replies)
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Today 11:43
USACE Hydrographic Surveys (eHydro) in OpenCPN
Another instantiation of AquaMap that displays the USACE bathymetry data is the WaterWay Guide (example at... (3,710 views, 6 replies)
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Today 11:23
Isotherm cruise 130- 120v ground location
I agree. Or use a terminal strip (covered). The fuse protects the wire, Use an outlet and wire an inline fuse upstream of the controller. Having said that I'd sleep OK at night if you used a 5amp... (101 views, 6 replies)
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Today 11:21
Letting WM membrane sit with salt water for 24h
Yep, the cleaning chemical is cheap. Why change membranes that are working within spec's? (490 views, 14 replies)
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s/v Jedi
Today 11:16
tiny bumps on lead keel
Bottom paints loaded with metal are questionable so a barrier coat needs to go onto the lead. Those are okay though, you can consider them just an epoxy with magic stuff like mica flakes that are not... (635 views, 19 replies)

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