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Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 05:17 PM
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I had my re-power done at Port Townsend...

I had my re-power done at Port Townsend Shipwright's CoOp. For the exhaust they did pretty much all of the above. Namely:
- custom exhaust pipe (insulated) from turbo to an elbow that is just...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-18-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Wanted: MacBook
Views: 132
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Given that you are getting a Furuno radar I'd...

Given that you are getting a Furuno radar I'd suggest you consider buying MaxSea Time Zero (or Nobletec) since Furuno own 50% of MaxSea and there is excellent capatibility. You wont need a very big...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-18-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Wanted: MacBook
Views: 132
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I wont call as I'm in Australia so its not...

I wont call as I'm in Australia so its not practical to sell you one.

I have 3 x 13" MacBook Pro's that are all 10 years old. One I use as a laptop, the other 2 were for my twin daughters at...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-16-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
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On my OA Mk1 the keel is hollow. The PO fitted a...

On my OA Mk1 the keel is hollow. The PO fitted a garboard drain and would empty it when on the hard. But of course that was at long time intervals.

During my refit, when we removed engines etc...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 20,276
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I run NN3D, but also have a Furuno NavPilot 700...

I run NN3D, but also have a Furuno NavPilot 700 autopilot. The AP setup allows for multiple sensors, including heading sensors, as input and you can change the priority order. If the 1st priority...
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Insequent
During my refit almost 8 years ago I replaced all...

During my refit almost 8 years ago I replaced all 4 tanks. One was weeping and I felt it prudent to replace them all. Original capacity was 3,785 litres, now it is 4700 litres by virtue of enlarged...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 01-09-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By Insequent
Here are a couple of modern ones that tick a lot...

Here are a couple of modern ones that tick a lot of boxes:

https://powerplaycatamarans.com/

https://yacht-heliotrope.com/power-range/heliotrope-48-space-grace-and-pace/
Forum: General Maintenance 01-09-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By Insequent
I use these guys. You can get them in stainless...

I use these guys. You can get them in stainless steel, in a range of lengths and with whatever pressure meets your needs. Now sure, they are in Australia. But I'm making the point that there is...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 01-04-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
For Sale: 1999 legacy 40'
Views: 705
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Location highlighted, and price added in post#1...

Location highlighted, and price added in post#1 after PM with OP.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-31-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,076
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I am running 2 x FlexMax 80's, each with 3 x 345W...

I am running 2 x FlexMax 80's, each with 3 x 345W Sunpower panels in parallel. So each FlexMax gets about the same max W as the OP. The FlexMax tolerates peak performance quite well. I exceed the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Insequent
Collinite 850 metal wax fan here too! But I've...

Collinite 850 metal wax fan here too! But I've found for best results put a coat of Collinite 885 paste wax over the top of it. Very easy to apply and makes the polish last at least 5x longer.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-20-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By Insequent
I've got 6 Sunpower 345W panels. They have...

I've got 6 Sunpower 345W panels. They have delivered above rated wattage on occasions, even flat mounted. They are very good. My local marina electrician had no difficulty in sourcing them.
...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-16-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By Insequent
Hi Robert I have only had a cursory look at...

Hi Robert

I have only had a cursory look at installation at this point. I'll get my usual contractor down at Gold Coast City Marina involved when it come times to do it. But I'm thinking of...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-15-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By Insequent
Only in that both are circular! The Ocean...

Only in that both are circular! The Ocean Torque ones have black flaps that raise up to reduce drag on descent, then have high drag when being raised.
Forum: General Maintenance 12-15-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By Insequent
Here are some that I'll be installing before my...

Here are some that I'll be installing before my next long cruise. BrisHamish has them and highly recommends them.

Boat Stabilisers | Boat Stabilizers by Ocean Torque...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,522
Posted By Insequent
Using a domestic propane cooktops should be fine,...

Using a domestic propane cooktops should be fine, as most modern ones will have a flame-out cutout.

But propane ovens can be a PITA. They usually have a pilot light, which obviously goes out...
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-05-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By Insequent
Sorry about the 'paid only' part, I was just...

Sorry about the 'paid only' part, I was just logged in automatically.

THE skipper of a luxury yacht danced on the bow of the Crystal Blue the night the vessel hit a channel marker, a moored boat...
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-05-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By Insequent
Another article on the interlude. Skipper was...

Another article on the interlude. Skipper was fined $4000 and fired. Deck hand placed on a $1000 good behaviour bond and promoted. The Magistrate did not define 'good behaviour' while sentencing!...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 11-22-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Insequent
I went in there in 2013, right up to the head of...

I went in there in 2013, right up to the head of the inlet. Nowhere really to anchor.


There was a derelict logging camp (well, not being used and no-one onsite at least) at the NW corner of...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Insequent
Welcome aboard. We have a TF member in...

Welcome aboard.

We have a TF member in Adelaide with a Cuddles who is a regular poster here. If I recall correctly they first launched in the mid 1980's. I was one of many curious folks...
Forum: Power Systems 11-18-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,674
Posted By Insequent
:thumb: A 42 Classic is pretty much perfect...

:thumb:

A 42 Classic is pretty much perfect for a couple with occasional guests, so is worth what you have put into it IMO.
Forum: Power Systems 11-18-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,674
Posted By Insequent
The thing is, because you have great access with...

The thing is, because you have great access with the old engines out you do a bunch of other stuff that will need doing before all that long anyway. Project scope grows a lot, more than the items...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,713
Posted By Insequent
My radar is always on in open water, but I...

My radar is always on in open water, but I usually turn it off when I'm going up the river to my berth.

But I might start to use it in the river too. About a month ago a sailboat was anchored...
Forum: Power Systems 11-13-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,674
Posted By Insequent
Going for those 50Hp diesels will be nowhere near...

Going for those 50Hp diesels will be nowhere near the cost of the ones Kevin referred to, even allowing for labour. Having gearboxes included is a plus. You almost certainly will need new props,...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 11-09-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,601
Posted By Insequent
Hi Hamish, yes I saw you near mud island. You...

Hi Hamish, yes I saw you near mud island. You were still making good speed though!

The winds were much higher than even the updated 10am was forecast. They said 20-25kn, but by 10:45 it was...
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