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Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 04-21-2017, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Arctic Traveller
Yes, the boat is available. It will go in the...

Yes, the boat is available. It will go in the water on the 25th, and then be in transit to Wa state so we will be out of cell and internet range for several days at a time, but feel free to call us...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-07-2017, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Arctic Traveller
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Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-07-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,481
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Another feature I forgot to mention is that the...

Another feature I forgot to mention is that the boat has a current USCG 5 star inspection sticker. This certifies that the boat meets the highest possible standard for uninspected charter vessels. ...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 01-31-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By Arctic Traveller
It's a common misconseption that those of us that...

It's a common misconseption that those of us that live in Alaska all live in igloos, wear arctic clothing all year, dodge icebergs any time were on the water, and carry winter survival gear anytime...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-30-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,481
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Thanks for the kind words guys. I forgot to...

Thanks for the kind words guys. I forgot to mention she comes with a spare set of props too, should you hit a log or something. The've never been used, but are carried aboard...................
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 01-29-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Check the suction filter for restriction, and...

Check the suction filter for restriction, and look for any crushed or kinked supply hoses, and are you really sure the tank is 2/3 full? How do you determine that, with a sight gauge, mechanical or...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-29-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,946
Posted By Arctic Traveller
When not in Alaska, were just over the hill from...

When not in Alaska, were just over the hill from you in Skyline. We have a Defever, but it's a 49RPH. Great engine by the way, we have two. I actually have three, bought one for parts but never...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 01-29-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Being a man, I'm guessing, but I think some women...

Being a man, I'm guessing, but I think some women feel less intimidated by learning from another woman. Actual class content could be quite different in any training course you choose, but I wouldn't...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-29-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,099
Posted By Arctic Traveller
I have experience doing just that on small cruise...

I have experience doing just that on small cruise ships. The video was fed to all the TV's on the ship. My experience is that water clarity is a huge variable in how usefull the camera is. Since...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-29-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,099
Posted By Arctic Traveller
We have an Interphase forward looking sonar. No...

We have an Interphase forward looking sonar. No bad, all good. With the deep forefoot of our Defever though, it can't see fully to the Port side. The transducer is located about 7 feet back from...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-29-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Try being totally honest with the broker you...

Try being totally honest with the broker you contact. Let them know what your budget is, if you have to get financed or can pay cash, what type of boat you are looking for, and how quickly your...
Forum: Liveaboards 01-29-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,016
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Here in Juneau they don't shut off the water in...

Here in Juneau they don't shut off the water in winter. The lines are under water and where they come up to the dock, they are in heated enclosure with freeze proof spigots. If they were to shut it...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 01-29-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,566
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Since I've been in the Trawler training business...

Since I've been in the Trawler training business for many years,I have some ideas. As for Seasense, I've met them once at a Trawlerfest and had a brief conversation. They seemed nice enough, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,501
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Paper charts are a must for us. Sure we have...

Paper charts are a must for us. Sure we have multiple electronic charting devices, but having a full sized chart in my lap when navigating new areas can't be beat. Commercial operators are just now...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-29-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By Arctic Traveller
[QUOTE=TSully;518096]Some wants; 1. single or...

[QUOTE=TSully;518096]Some wants; 1. single or twin diesel, 2. factory bow and stern thruster, 3. fly bridge, 4. walk around queen bed, 5. decent shower room, 6. open walkout aft deck with room for a...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-28-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,481
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Defever 49 RPH for sale

The Arctic Traveller, a Defever 49 RPH will be coming up for sale soon, but I wanted to post it here prior to officially listing it. If you’re not familiar with the incredibly popular Defever 49 here...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,631
Posted By Arctic Traveller
His technique works fine as long as there are...

His technique works fine as long as there are lots of fenders out. Without a bow thruster, and in wind and current, once you take it out of gear you have no control of the bow, but if it's already...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-22-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Sorry, I don't have a windlass for sale, but I...

Sorry, I don't have a windlass for sale, but I really wonder why you need 1200ft of chain?
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 26,140
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Welcome back to Alaska. Drop us a note if you...

Welcome back to Alaska. Drop us a note if you make it to Juneau, were in Harris harbor next to the South transient dock.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-21-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,054
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Thanks Eric, that's a great photo. I'm actually...

Thanks Eric, that's a great photo. I'm actually moving to POW, Hydaburg to be exact. I'm the new Marine operations manager for Alaska power and telephone, supporting the construction of a new hydro...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-20-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,054
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Several times I set a trip line on my anchor,...

Several times I set a trip line on my anchor, using FF's method of using a weight to keep the slack out. I ended up with the line tangled in my stabilizer fins twice, and gave up. Still, it would...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 15,330
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Any method that gets you back aboard is great, be...

Any method that gets you back aboard is great, be it a rigid ladder, web steps, low swim step or what ever. Just be sure you try it a couple times to be sure you can do it. I'm way too old and fat...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-20-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By Arctic Traveller
A Defever 49 raised pilot house is the perfect...

A Defever 49 raised pilot house is the perfect S.E. Alaska boat for a couple. But then I'm biased, we have lived on ours for over 10 years. :whistling:
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-20-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,127
Posted By Arctic Traveller
Originally Posted by Hurrying Nowhere...

Originally Posted by Hurrying Nowhere http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/images/trawler/buttons/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-20-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,127
Posted By Arctic Traveller
First, welcome. Jets are used a lot in the...

First, welcome. Jets are used a lot in the commercial passenger market due to the increased speed offered. I've run two, three, and four engine jets to 60ft and I'm currently bringing a 38ft twin...
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