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Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,222
Posted By Yankee1
Let the idiots alone

I agree with the previous post, Avoid confrontations at all cost. Just recently we started the engine pulled the anchor and reset 100 yards away. I think that it was obvious to the infiltrator! Out...
Forum: Ocean Alexander 07-02-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,783
Posted By Yankee1
Our New Mantus 55lb

For four weeks now My wife and I have been cruising with our newly acquired 55 lb Mantus anchor. When I go to the bow May wife will back our Duffy 35 down until I feel confident that it has set...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,237
Posted By Yankee1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkOERqTJHVc ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkOERqTJHVc

Great Idea, Let me try this out
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-24-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 724
Posted By Yankee1
Welcome

Looks like a great boat, Enjoy the good life
Forum: Ocean Alexander 05-24-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,783
Posted By Yankee1
Wednesday night fishing

I tried that last night, didn't get disappointed, and caught a nice buzz watching the sun set!. thanks for the advice
Forum: Ocean Alexander 05-02-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,783
Posted By Yankee1
The Mantus 55lb Anchor

After reading this, I think I over bought! We own a Duffy 35
17,000 lb. I switched out our 33 lb plow anchor for a 55 lb Mantus.
Block Island RI is a bad place to anchor, So I'm bringing the...
Forum: Power Systems 05-02-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,896
Posted By Yankee1
Great Information

I want to thank everyone who commented on this topic. Itís nice to hear from the people who know and have experienced running a diesel for a long time. I learned a lot and I canít say every day. I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,185
Posted By Yankee1
The Orca Cooler

We just purchased a 75 quart Orca Cooler/ Ice box and received $75 from buying from the factory direct, It's amazing. Sorry but we still use
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 05-08-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,413
Posted By Yankee1
It’s very important to get a section view drawing...

It’s very important to get a section view drawing of your packing nut assembly.
Then you will have a better idea on what each threaded nut is doing. One compresses the seal on a taper against the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,699
Posted By Yankee1
Wow, That's a floating Art Piece, thanks for...

Wow, That's a floating Art Piece, thanks for posting it. I love the people who restore fin classics. Too much of our history gets destroyed otherwise
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,510
Posted By Yankee1
In Connecticut! We just recently made our first...

In Connecticut!
We just recently made our first reservation using a service.
They are called Dockwa. I e-mailed them with our dates for Marthaís Vineyard, 12 hours later we were confirmed within 12...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,673
Posted By Yankee1
Yesterday I removed some faint shadows of letters...

Yesterday I removed some faint shadows of letters on my paint. My paint is Awlgrip. I could still read the Port of call on the stern. I used Fines-sit II and a 6.5" black foam pad. 2,000 RPM orbiting...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,673
Posted By Yankee1
Well Said, once youpaint you will always be...

Well Said, once youpaint you will always be painting. I am on my third Awlgrip painted Vessel. Ifyou scratch it, it is very hard to repair. Nice thing is that it holds a shinefor multiple seasons....
Forum: General Maintenance 03-11-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Yankee1
Let me know if anyone else has similar lights on...

Let me know if anyone else has similar lights on their boat?
Forum: General Maintenance 03-11-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Yankee1
Underwater Lights

Our boat came with these stern mounted underwater green spot lights.
One burned out over the summer. The company that made them is long gone now. I didn’t want to deal with extra holes drilled in...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-15-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By Yankee1
Duffy 35

What a great picture, I like your teak furniture piece in the cockpit.
The 35 has great best lines. Waht engine do you have?
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