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Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Donsan
StarLink

Is anyone following what SpaceX is doing to create a satellite based world wide high speed internet called StarLink? My understanding is it will go active in the second half of 2020 but it will...
Forum: Liveaboards 01-13-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,488
Posted By Donsan
Bayliner 4788?

Bayliner 4788?
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-12-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Donsan
We loved our Fu Hwa. Carvers make excellent...

We loved our Fu Hwa.

Carvers make excellent use of space. I would be surprised if you find a 36' boat more than incrementally roomier. You will also be limited to under 10 knots max on the Fu Hwa....
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Donsan
You also might want to check out the availability...

You also might want to check out the availability and cost of insurance for the boat. Have read of numerous owners having a difficult time obtaining reasonably priced insurance for 30 something year...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-12-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Donsan
Not ever having teak decks is a plus. We had a...

Not ever having teak decks is a plus. We had a single engine Fu Hwa 38' aft cabin and it was always a fresh water boat so most of the 30 year equipment was still in decent shape. My biased opinion is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 997,896
Posted By Donsan
This got to be one of the ugliest boats ever. It...

This got to be one of the ugliest boats ever. It was built to service the oil fields and converted to a LRC. The most interesting thing about it is it carries a dink and a pontoon boat. Is 10 GPH at...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 997,896
Posted By Donsan
Is this interesting or just normal boat porn? ...

Is this interesting or just normal boat porn?

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1980/custom-tristar-lrc-trawler-3641200/
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Donsan
Order today and you might get it in 2025. As...

Order today and you might get it in 2025.
As usual, the devil is in the details...or lack of them.
Forum: Other Makes 01-07-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Donsan
http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s3/thompson-tra...

http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s3/thompson-trawler-info-5114.html
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 01-07-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Donsan
There is another 2000 Monk 36 for sale in Daytona...

There is another 2000 Monk 36 for sale in Daytona Beach. Maybe the pics for that boat could be reviewed.

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2000/monk-36-3639569/
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,483
Posted By Donsan
Peter - What are your planned destinations after...

Peter - What are your planned destinations after your refit?
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,483
Posted By Donsan
Say the OP decides to make the trip and does so...

Say the OP decides to make the trip and does so without insurance. Assume he takes on additional crew and either due to health issues or falling overboard at night, one of the crew is lost. Under...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,483
Posted By Donsan
Here is a short video by someone who made the...

Here is a short video by someone who made the crossing in what looks like some kind of trawler. These not so bad conditions may or may not be similar to what you will encounter but they look to me...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-03-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Donsan
Welcome aboard! Do you have access to Amazon...

Welcome aboard!

Do you have access to Amazon (amazon.com) in Austria? If so, Do a search on Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and there are numerous cruising guides available at fairly reasonable...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,483
Posted By Donsan
How far off shore is the USCG authorized to make...

How far off shore is the USCG authorized to make rescues?
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,483
Posted By Donsan
Few questions to the OP: 1. Who is your...

Few questions to the OP:

1. Who is your crew? How much experience do he/she/they have? What does the crew think about the risk? How will you/the crew potentially deal with sea sickness? Health?
...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 12-30-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Donsan
When you subtract 3-4 feet for the anchor pulpit...

When you subtract 3-4 feet for the anchor pulpit and swim platform, that only leaves 36-37 feet left and if an overhanging dink, even less.


Good luck on your search.
Forum: Power Systems 12-23-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By Donsan
That is what Miz Trom was complaining about when...

That is what Miz Trom was complaining about when they found their 35 foot TT35 was actually 43'.
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 997,896
Posted By Donsan
Yep. Robert Louis Stevenson had a boat with the...

Yep. Robert Louis Stevenson had a boat with the same name but much larger.
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 997,896
Posted By Donsan
Cool OLD tug

Allegedly, this beauty was built as a USCG work boat in 1928 and has been professionally restored.

Joest Boats - 1928/2019 TUSITALA FOR SALE (http://joestboats.com/19282019_tusitala_for_sale)
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 12-09-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Donsan
That is our old boat. We miss it a lot but sold...

That is our old boat. We miss it a lot but sold it and our Manistee condo to stay in Florida year round.


What changes have you made?
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 12-09-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By Donsan
Teak decks? Status of fuel tanks?

Teak decks? Status of fuel tanks?
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 997,896
Posted By Donsan
Whatever happened to KISS?

Whatever happened to KISS?
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 12-07-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By Donsan
Also, it is on Yachtworld at...

Also, it is on Yachtworld at https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1986/hatteras-43-motoryacht-3597048/
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 997,896
Posted By Donsan
For $114K, this should be interesting. ...

For $114K, this should be interesting.

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2005/trawler-kaslo-shipyard-company-3616074/
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