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Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By McGillicuddy
I have no idea where that middle pic came from....

I have no idea where that middle pic came from. Itís not mine and didnít come from my photo gallery. Weird. Lol.
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By McGillicuddy
It is an easy windlass to service. A few Allen...

It is an easy windlass to service. A few Allen bolts and itís all apart. I had the same issue with mine. Took it apart and found all internal grease hard as rocks. After it was apart found the one...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By McGillicuddy
No pilot on board?

No pilot on board?
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-24-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,840
Views: 352,243
Posted By McGillicuddy
Goes well with a pale gray, I heard.

Goes well with a pale gray, I heard.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-23-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
OMG the food was terrific. Thanks Watfa and...

OMG the food was terrific. Thanks Watfa and helper Lena. And Irv and Don and Larry for hosting old friends and new strangers with charm and grace over three nights. Glad I got to meet all who...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,196
Posted By McGillicuddy
I would have thought that Ďgimmickí and...

I would have thought that Ďgimmickí and Ďmarketing ployí were synonymous. But maybe my English ainít so good.
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6,764
Views: 808,782
Posted By McGillicuddy
Sure looks like a 6 cyl Cummins in the photo.

Sure looks like a 6 cyl Cummins in the photo.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
Might be a good idea to provide a map of the...

Might be a good idea to provide a map of the various attendees in the marina. My wandering around has been limited since I am berthed on the open road area with no gate, I havenít been provided with...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-15-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
I just went by Telemar Marina near Melbourne...

I just went by Telemar Marina near Melbourne yesterday to check on long term availability. Fairly inexpensive but the price jumps up quite a bit for liveaboards. A really good hurricane hole near...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,538
Posted By McGillicuddy
In answer to your original question, I donít...

In answer to your original question, I donít think that what you are proposing is at all unreasonable. You have a steel hull vessel that runs at hull speed or less. However installing pipe on the...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-07-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,840
Views: 352,243
Posted By McGillicuddy
More prop clearance? Less cavitation losses?

More prop clearance?
Less cavitation losses?
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 02-07-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,840
Views: 352,243
Posted By McGillicuddy
Hendo's Randall 35 Cray Boat complete rebuild, Perth, Western Australia

Torque looks right to me. The gear ratio is 2.03:1. So the shaft rpm is about half of engine rpm and the torque is about doubled after friction losses.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
Ernie, road grime will give me a perfect excuse....

Ernie, road grime will give me a perfect excuse. [emoji12]
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-07-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
Also, normally she said that the policy was after...

Also, normally she said that the policy was after 10 days on the dock it would revert to a cheaper monthly rate. They donít do that now. I had originally requested to stay here for a month but they...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-07-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
Ann told me that space was tight and was going to...

Ann told me that space was tight and was going to have attendees scattered around. I had asked her to move to the dock with you guys during the event and she said she couldnít do that.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-07-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 17,791
Posted By McGillicuddy
Well, I took advantage of this week of good...

Well, I took advantage of this week of good weather and left the Bahamas about 10 days ahead of schedule. I was afraid I would miss the big event if a couple of back to back fronts came through and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,505
Posted By McGillicuddy
https://www.yachtingmagazine.com/ready-anything ...

https://www.yachtingmagazine.com/ready-anything
More info
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,505
Posted By McGillicuddy
847658476684767 Saw this beauty in Nassau...

847658476684767

Saw this beauty in Nassau last week, twin headsails and some sort of combo main/steady sail. Big boat, maybe 70í. Full displacement hull. In immaculate condition.
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,887
Posted By McGillicuddy
Me and quite likely my imaginary girlfriend. She...

Me and quite likely my imaginary girlfriend. She doesnít eat much though.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By McGillicuddy
I have a 1988 Choey Lee 52í. Quality build, state...

I have a 1988 Choey Lee 52í. Quality build, state of the art at time of build. Time has passed on though so newer build techniques have supplanted older. Still, the hull is solid glass, only cored on...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,865
Posted By McGillicuddy
Yup

Yup
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,865
Posted By McGillicuddy
Bahamas - What am i missing?

Itís pretty bad in the Bahamas these days.
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First of all, the weather ainít that great

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Then you find a nice beach and thereís no one there

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I mean no one. Címon now!
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,815
Posted By McGillicuddy
Well, I hate to throw a bucket of cold water on...

Well, I hate to throw a bucket of cold water on those who say you donít need rudders to dock a twin screw boat but I would disagree. Use of rudders while docking greatly enhances the bag of tricks at...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,459
Posted By McGillicuddy
At $35 a piece, I will buy 2. Even if slightly...

At $35 a piece, I will buy 2. Even if slightly inferior quality, should last longer.
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By McGillicuddy
Big difference between a tug and a pilot boat eh?...

Big difference between a tug and a pilot boat eh?
Pilots are required for foreign vessels navigating in the river or for domestic vessels without a Master holding a state license.
There are three...
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