Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-24-2013, 09:30 AM   #141
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Also something I learned the hard way is that when you look at the winds and waves it sometimes says 5 to 10 kt winds and 1 ft waves with possible showers. Well the weather forecast doesn't include any time during a shower. Winds could gust to 40 kts and waves could kick up I went out and planned to stay on the hook one evening low wind and waves and a slight chance of showers. Well I was awaken by gusting winds and lighting. I'm like how could this be. I was in shallow water. I only had about 60 ft of chain out. So here I go out in the wind and lighting but out all the anchor I had. Luckily I was good. But I was not thinking to highly of those guys from NOAA. I saw them at a boat show and they told me that their forecast don't include the period during a possible or scattered shower or thunderstorm.
__________________
Advertisement

__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2013, 10:55 AM   #142
Guru
 
City: somewhere
Country: USA
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,356
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Carter View Post
My poor admiral worked hard to pay for a house ta only find out its not worth what she owes she wants to sail away but what to do...
Short sell it. That's what we do. PM if you need advice.
__________________

__________________
Life is a Beach
beachbum29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2013, 06:36 PM   #143
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
We had a great day riding the trolley.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1256349739.jpg
Views:	87
Size:	48.1 KB
ID:	19636   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1952510998.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	38.8 KB
ID:	19637   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1704895353.jpg
Views:	87
Size:	45.0 KB
ID:	19638  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2013, 01:18 PM   #144
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Out for a day trip to Caladesa island
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3908111661.jpg
Views:	90
Size:	36.3 KB
ID:	19728  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2013, 08:20 PM   #145
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Well another day in Dunedin Fl. (Near Clearwater ). We anchored out for a few hours then completed a circle by going in at Clearwater where you see all the boats and people partying. Now back to the zoo and the sun set.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-612036457.jpg
Views:	86
Size:	39.7 KB
ID:	19736   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-175932769.jpg
Views:	96
Size:	89.7 KB
ID:	19737   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1870245859.jpg
Views:	98
Size:	46.6 KB
ID:	19738   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1230551868.jpg
Views:	102
Size:	54.4 KB
ID:	19739   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-585554295.jpg
Views:	96
Size:	43.8 KB
ID:	19740  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2342506963.jpg
Views:	85
Size:	38.4 KB
ID:	19741  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2013, 08:27 PM   #146
Guru
 
City: somewhere
Country: USA
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,356
Nice area over there & it's almost always flat...
__________________
Life is a Beach
beachbum29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2013, 07:16 AM   #147
Guru
 
timjet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,905
David, What mapping program did you get that image from on yesterdays post?
__________________
Tim
Tampa Bay
Carver 355 ACMY Twin Cummins Diesels Sold
timjet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2013, 11:07 AM   #148
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Navionics
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2013, 08:23 PM   #149
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
The end to another beautiful day. Thanks to all who served...and are serving
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2013, 08:24 PM   #150
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Forgot picture
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3031499610.jpg
Views:	93
Size:	36.6 KB
ID:	19812  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 10:25 AM   #151
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
We are getting alot of rain and wind the tide is up about 4ft. We've had a few tornados touch down. They say 7 to 10 ft for waves. There's reports of water spouts. I'm tied up in Dunedin fl near Clearwater
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1332093367.jpg
Views:	65
Size:	46.0 KB
ID:	20129  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 11:08 AM   #152
Guru
 
Daddyo's Avatar


 
City: Cruising East Coast US
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Grace
Vessel Model: DeFever 48
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,441
Dave,
That looks no fun at all. Be safe and hey you said you wanted the boat cleaned up
__________________
Mark Bowerman
Brokerage owner and cruiser
Esse Quam Videri
http://graceyachting.com/
Daddyo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 11:12 AM   #153
Guru
 
City: somewhere
Country: USA
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,356
Looks like your going through the worst of it right now.

I'm watching the Tampa Bay news feed.
__________________
Life is a Beach
beachbum29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 03:24 PM   #154
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
They say Andrew has left and is going to see the folks on the east coast. Winds are still gusting in the forties here tho.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1290529208.jpg
Views:	53
Size:	45.2 KB
ID:	20139  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 03:26 PM   #155
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Quote:
Originally Posted by Daddyo View Post
Dave,
That looks no fun at all. Be safe and hey you said you wanted the boat cleaned up
Your lyin I know you wish you were here. You'd be out there with two anchors out. I can here you calling me a wu.. For being tied off in my slip.
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2013, 04:00 PM   #156
Guru
 
Daddyo's Avatar


 
City: Cruising East Coast US
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Grace
Vessel Model: DeFever 48
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,441
Quote:
Originally Posted by David Carter View Post
Your lyin I know you wish you were here. You'd be out there with two anchors out. I can here you calling me a wu.. For being tied off in my slip.
Two anchors? That's for wimps, I've always been a one anchor man
__________________
Mark Bowerman
Brokerage owner and cruiser
Esse Quam Videri
http://graceyachting.com/
Daddyo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2013, 11:20 AM   #157
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
I left Dunedin Fl near Clearwater at 4:30 am on Wednesday . I figured 120 to 150 miles. I had a beautiful sunrise. It didn't take long and I was out of range for cell signal. The water was as nice as the keys a beautiful blue. I figured I might as well throw in some lures and see if I could catch dinner. Wow I caught and released probably 10 tuna I was taking to much time so I kept the last one and hung the rod up. It was a real long trip without autopilot I couldn't go as fast as I wished it was getting warm in the engine room. I need to pull my heat exchangers I'm good as long as I don't push to hard. All in all it was a good day, other then the fact I'm crewless.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-223203655.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	18.3 KB
ID:	20492   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2686056713.jpg
Views:	60
Size:	31.2 KB
ID:	20493   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3164912250.jpg
Views:	64
Size:	56.0 KB
ID:	20494   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1381384047.jpg
Views:	71
Size:	32.0 KB
ID:	20495   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-361499663.jpg
Views:	79
Size:	64.3 KB
ID:	20496  

__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2013, 11:41 AM   #158
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
I will really miss the sunsets The gulf coast has the best I've seen I picked a great day to cross it was a nice calm day. I'm cruising at1600 Rpms doing about 8 kts and she seems a little warm on the port side.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-423192630.jpg
Views:	66
Size:	50.8 KB
ID:	20498   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2219086275.jpg
Views:	53
Size:	49.1 KB
ID:	20499   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-4225195073.jpg
Views:	49
Size:	53.2 KB
ID:	20500   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2322786192.jpg
Views:	63
Size:	53.1 KB
ID:	20501   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2429859804.jpg
Views:	59
Size:	54.2 KB
ID:	20502  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1729091003.jpg
Views:	59
Size:	53.1 KB
ID:	20503   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-559997115.jpg
Views:	64
Size:	41.6 KB
ID:	20504   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3503889128.jpg
Views:	71
Size:	92.5 KB
ID:	20505  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2013, 11:48 AM   #159
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
The little white spot is the moon. As the sun went down the waves came up. I'm getting really tired. Between reelin in the fish and not having my autopilot The waves are1 to 2 with an occasional 3 It looks like ill be doing some night traveling and that moon isn't going to help much.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2228044500.jpg
Views:	71
Size:	41.6 KB
ID:	20506  
__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2013, 09:26 PM   #160
Guru
 
David Carter's Avatar
 
City: Tellico lake, Tn
Country: US
Vessel Name: Carter's Cove II
Vessel Model: Bayliner 4788
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 557
Well it got black and a little ruff. I was so tired I was temped to just shut her down and take a nap. I ended up putting my port engine at idle and creaping in at 4kts man that last thirty miles. It ended up being 180nm. I don't know probably cause I was zig zaggin a little. I got behind dog island at 5:30 am. I took a little nap then took some rad hoses off flushed a few things and changed the fuel filter to. Then I put in the dive gear and cleaned the bottom. That hoka dive gear has paid for itself a few times.
__________________

__________________
Don't let anyone steal your happy
David Carter is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012