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Forum: Power Systems Today, 12:08 PM
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Posted By klee wyck
Mako, This is likely overkill, especially when...

Mako,
This is likely overkill, especially when in the hands of someone like me, but here is a picture of how the keel cooling was designed on Libra.
Lots of welding and lots of coolant for sure,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
(Roughly), 35K to East Coast and 70K to West...

(Roughly), 35K to East Coast and 70K to West Coast for shipping.

Most of these boats are quoted in Euros on (non Yachtworld) broker sites but quoted in US dollars on Yachtworld. In the last three...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
I recognize that two people can look at the same...

I recognize that two people can look at the same thing and see something differently.
I am also aware that there exists some level of skepticism around the marine ratings agencies. However, they are...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
Interesting? 57' aluminum cruiser with 450 hour...

Interesting?
57' aluminum cruiser with 450 hour keel cooled Gardner sipping 2.5 gallons per hour at cruise, fin stabilized, round bilged. Nice accommodations.
...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-19-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,175
Posted By klee wyck
Attached please find my attempt at a sketch of...

Attached please find my attempt at a sketch of the reef mooring. We were 50 meters from the reef wall and this mooring depends mostly upon the wind remaining constant in direction which it did. The...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-19-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,175
Posted By klee wyck
We just completed three days diving from a steel...

We just completed three days diving from a steel motor sailor on Hasting Reef,
Michaelmas Reef, and Upolu Reef.
Wonderful adventure and I am completely envious of your great cruising area.

I can...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-15-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,175
Posted By klee wyck
The tinnie is stout for sure. And, of course...

The tinnie is stout for sure.
And, of course this is a Romsdal and not a Malahide, though both are fine vessels. This one not as impeccable as Delfin for sure, but still inspiring.
Palm Cove...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-14-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,175
Posted By klee wyck
Not to stomp on Brian's thread but on my first...

Not to stomp on Brian's thread but on my first stop here (walking the docks at Cairns), a delightful welcome provided by the visage of Torsk. She the Malahide that last I heard was for sale lying...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-14-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,175
Posted By klee wyck
Thanks Brian, Just catching my breath a bit. ...

Thanks Brian,
Just catching my breath a bit. Left LA evening of Thursday crossing 19 time zones, the equator, and international date line to arrive Cairns this Saturday AM without a single sunrise!...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-14-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,175
Posted By klee wyck
Thanks for the update Insequent. It raises my...

Thanks for the update Insequent. It raises my excitement level as I head your way. We should be on Upolu Reef by Monday. Looking forward to that.
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,990
Posted By klee wyck
Sheez....Gone Feral seems more appropriate...

Sheez....Gone Feral seems more appropriate here.:lol:
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By klee wyck
One million for all three liabilities (p/I,...

One million for all three liabilities (p/I, spill, and underinsured) and full hull coverage from r around $4.5/thousand.
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By klee wyck
ASD, I apologize for my sloppiness.... ...

ASD,
I apologize for my sloppiness....

Markel
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By klee wyck
I had a little turbulence in underwriting this...

I had a little turbulence in underwriting this year but turned out well.
I had been underwritten by the Lloyds syndicate for the past few years but apparently they did not fare well last year in the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,702
Posted By klee wyck
Image of currently active fires in Washington. ...

Image of currently active fires in Washington. Surrounding states and provinces just as bad. Really something this year again.
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-12-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By klee wyck
Vince, don't answer that...it's a trap! I'll...

Vince, don't answer that...it's a trap! I'll take care of this. You gotta watch out for these guys!

Move along ASD, those SHHP anchors will do just fine.:socool:
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-12-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By klee wyck
Congratulations and welcome, Vripack is a...

Congratulations and welcome,
Vripack is a serious design studio with tons of very nice work. I am not familiar with Spiroships where yours was built but the Vripacks I looked at when I was over in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,828
Posted By klee wyck
This ‘no grey water discharge ‘ must be and must...

This ‘no grey water discharge ‘ must be and must have been the case in Europe for some time. When I brought Libra home from Europe she had only one 250 gallon holding tank with mixture of black and...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-29-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,922
Posted By klee wyck
George, Hopefully this will zoom for you. The...

George,
Hopefully this will zoom for you.
The vertical lever with the T on top is the clutch/brake on this windlass(as it were). There is one on each side with this double anchor set up. This is...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-29-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,922
Posted By klee wyck
With the recent addition of a Mantus hook as...

With the recent addition of a Mantus hook as recommended here, I am still thinking about avoiding acrobatics as well.
Both boats have chain exiting a hause well below deck.
On Klee Wyck with the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
Yep...that right there is a dandy! Keeping it...

Yep...that right there is a dandy! Keeping it moored right where she lies would be good too. Probably a good thing that “she who holds the veto power” is close by....moving on now.
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
Indeed. Simple solutions for simple minds. A...

Indeed. Simple solutions for simple minds. A very handy daily strategy in my agricultural/manufacturing day job....
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
Dude, There are a number of ways to deal with...

Dude,
There are a number of ways to deal with electrical conversion and a number of things to consider. I chose not to convert the 'boat' but instead to only convert the charging system.
If you...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,388
Posted By klee wyck
sbu, My kind of boat as well... Based on my...

sbu,
My kind of boat as well...
Based on my experience out of Northern Europe I am going to estimate your cost to the Gulf to be around 35K to move this boat over. I was around 70K going thru the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-13-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By klee wyck
Surely not everyone's cup of tea but.... ...

Surely not everyone's cup of tea but....


For those of you that may want to avoid any electrical and pressure switches there is another way that I discovered when I got to know Libra's set up.
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