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Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,189
Posted By hollywood8118
This statement could not be further from correct,...

This statement could not be further from correct, unless you sit in the engine room all the time having the ability to glance at conditions in the E.R. at anytime is priceless. Even if one did 20...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,897
Posted By hollywood8118
under $ 200, 000 KK42 very few ever make...

under $ 200, 000 KK42

very few ever make the north south west coast trip on a annual basis more that once..

to do it comfortably you often have to sit a lot to get the right weather windows....
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,671
Posted By hollywood8118
so does the sun never come out in your area? ...

so does the sun never come out in your area?

light doesn't travel that far underwater so I would imagine the little fishies will just swim out of the light if it bothers them that much.

I'm in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,178
Posted By hollywood8118
Boy you guys are tough on drone guy, he posted...

Boy you guys are tough on drone guy, he posted comments about a video we are all lucky enough to have seen because he was there at the time.. he gives HIS opinion ( he was there or pretty...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By hollywood8118
so am I the only one that thinks this requirement...

so am I the only one that thinks this requirement is invasive and violates one's privacy?. This is the first time i have heard of this as a requirement.
Hollywood
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,813
Posted By hollywood8118
I think RKJ is supposed to be addressed as "Sir"...

I think RKJ is supposed to be addressed as "Sir"

Also an amazing thing is he is still at it

HOLLYWOOD
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By hollywood8118
She held 1100 total, 1000 in 3 main tanks and 100...

She held 1100 total, 1000 in 3 main tanks and 100 in the day tank. most bulkheads were ferro, two in the fore peak where plywood as was one in the aft stateroom.
She was a great boat for the 10...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By hollywood8118
The current owner has done a great job of keeping...

The current owner has done a great job of keeping the boat in great shape, the only issue I had under his ownership is he took away the boats real purpose by deleting the cruise generator, making the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,813
Posted By hollywood8118
Their story is suspect for sure. If you have a...

Their story is suspect for sure. If you have a stump of a mast and a scrap of a sail you can get somewhere. Force 11 storm? .. anyone else hear of that one. Decided not to return to Hawaii after a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,412
Posted By hollywood8118
Well said, We go to different stores for...

Well said,
We go to different stores for different things.. West still has a place. Not really different than a Napa Auto parts vs. a Schucks etc.
HOLLYWOOD
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By hollywood8118
most of the interior, all the electronics, I will...

most of the interior, all the electronics, I will bet the genset and the main are a hunk of rust too. its not worth 100k in my book.

Also keep in mind pics ALWAYS make a boat look better than it...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 10-17-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,613
Posted By hollywood8118
.. let me guess.. the guy was French? I...

.. let me guess.. the guy was French?

I like their wine and cheese but they are the most inconsiderate boaters in the world, I have ad a few of the same type of anchoring issues and all but one...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By hollywood8118
vacuum pump for ac systems HOLLYWOOD

vacuum pump for ac systems

HOLLYWOOD
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By hollywood8118
Wow..nice work.. im scared to death I will need...

Wow..nice work.. im scared to death I will need to do the same on my ocean alexander some day.. cannot wait to see the final product..keep the pics coming
Hollywood
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By hollywood8118
You guys are overthinking it.. drag them behind...

You guys are overthinking it.. drag them behind the boat fora couple hours then rinse in fresh water...
Hollywood
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-27-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By hollywood8118
Is there any place that has a dock that you can...

Is there any place that has a dock that you can pull a truck and the boat up to and just hand the chain up and down between the two?

I had the chain on my previous boat re-galvanized and it took...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By hollywood8118
1850's?, chains in the luff.. titanium chain? ...

1850's?, chains in the luff.. titanium chain?

??:facepalm:

HOLLYWOOD
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By hollywood8118
this is partially true...but the sail you are...

this is partially true...but the sail you are referring to is typically a storm sail on a removable inner forestay.... look at all the vendee boats.. they all use furling. I will take the danger of a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By hollywood8118
That is a 30+ year old attitude.... NOBODY goes...

That is a 30+ year old attitude.... NOBODY goes offshore sailing anymore with P.O.S. hank on sails.. and for good reason. Roller furling works and works well. You probably feel catamarans are too...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-09-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By hollywood8118
Drill a hole through a piece of 2x4, tie the...

Drill a hole through a piece of 2x4, tie the anchor line through the hole.. drop it in the bottom of the locker. If it ever pulls up to the deck it will do a lot less damage that a metal rod....
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,587
Posted By hollywood8118
Great thread, I am currently assisting a friend...

Great thread, I am currently assisting a friend on the sale of his boat. It is a very popular brand bluewater trawler. He listed it at a very fair market price and it had a offer in the first day .....
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 06-21-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By hollywood8118
you have been in washington too long... 80's is...

you have been in washington too long... 80's is not a heat wave..

100+ for 2 weeks is a start of a heat wave..

80's with a touch of 90 is called summer time.. bring it on!

HOLLYWOOD
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By hollywood8118
Wink Great article, I also fly and can relate to some...

Great article, I also fly and can relate to some of these examples. Last fall I found myself getting into unexpected weather coming back from reno that was closing in by the minute..I always use the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,467
Posted By hollywood8118
one word... $ HOLLYWOOD

one word... $

HOLLYWOOD
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 05-08-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,427
Posted By hollywood8118
so if it costs $4 a foot per night for guest...

so if it costs $4 a foot per night for guest moorage on the east coast how much is it per month??
HOLLYWOOD
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