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Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By healhustler
The criteria sounds almost like the detail that...

The criteria sounds almost like the detail that provoked Cardude to custom equip his Island Packett PY Cruiser with a 40 ft. mast for motor sailing. Such a boat offers the economy, seaworthyness,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,330
Posted By healhustler
Precisely what I was thinking, Marty. For that...

Precisely what I was thinking, Marty. For that kind of criteria and one aboard, here would be my list for production boats:

Nordhavn 40
Willard 36 or 40
Krogen 39 or 42
Diesel Duck 38-42...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,026
Posted By healhustler
I was thinking that too. The traditional...

I was thinking that too. The traditional crossings from the Panhandle cities might be considerably stretched. Folks doing the Big Bend route may find the waters to shallow and silted, even for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By healhustler
Excellent tip. I’m putting that on my “How to”...

Excellent tip. I’m putting that on my “How to” list. Thanks for thinking that we may not think of that!
Forum: Power Systems 10-05-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By healhustler
Geeze, Andy. Sorry for your plight. If you were...

Geeze, Andy. Sorry for your plight. If you were here in the US, you could have bought my perfectly reliable Merc 9.9 for $750.
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By healhustler
I’ve often contemplated similar features, but...

I’ve often contemplated similar features, but just can’t live with the fuel consumption on the mono-hulls. That extra turn of “speed” eluded us. It remains the biggest sacrifice we made among the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6,187
Views: 725,193
Posted By healhustler
One of the nicest pieces of wood I ever saw...

One of the nicest pieces of wood I ever saw carved, and a Gardner to boot! Be still my heart.
...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 09-26-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,922
Posted By healhustler
Well, whatever she burns, she sure looks good...

Well, whatever she burns, she sure looks good doing it.
Forum: Nordhavn 09-23-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By healhustler
What kind of cruising do you have in mind. If...

What kind of cruising do you have in mind. If blue water, perhaps some stout paravanes would work for you. The boat is a good fit for them.
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,959
Posted By healhustler
Looks bad for poor old Swanee. Owner says a...

Looks bad for poor old Swanee. Owner says a surveyor just called and said the boat is still in the area where the slip was located, but upside down. Too bad. They did a lot of work on it. She...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,959
Posted By healhustler
Good idea. I’ve spoken to the owner of the...

Good idea. I’ve spoken to the owner of the Manatee that the thread mentioned to begin with, and at least up to now, they haven’t located the boat. According to the Dockmaster, it’s not visible...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 09-19-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By healhustler
My policy also has the special named storm...

My policy also has the special named storm deductable of 10% of the policy value.
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,187
Views: 725,193
Posted By healhustler
I dearly love those Coasters, ...even thought I’d...

I dearly love those Coasters, ...even thought I’d end up with one, but when I got aboard a 45 footer in Ft. Lauderdale, it was just too much boat for me. It had a very nice utility workshop but the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,959
Posted By healhustler
Disturbing report from New Bern, NC

Just got a message from the owners of Manatee 36, Swanee, who were told that their boat and many others are missing since Friday as the surge overwhelmed their marina on the Neuse River in New Bern. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,831
Posted By healhustler
Switched on the Weather Channel around 5:30 and...

Switched on the Weather Channel around 5:30 and the storm isn’t much of a wind event anymore, but man does that rain keep coming! It could be a week before some of those rivers peak! When the rest...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-15-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By healhustler
Welcome aboard and congrats on your sweet buy! ...

Welcome aboard and congrats on your sweet buy! Just in time to get a leak test, so it seems.:)
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-14-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By healhustler
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B076GTHMNB/ref=sspa...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B076GTHMNB/ref=sspa_mw_detail_0?ie=UTF8&psc=1

19mm = 3/4”
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,831
Posted By healhustler
Yeah, and my favorite GH-37 at that. I love that...

Yeah, and my favorite GH-37 at that. I love that paint scheme. There are probably a gross number of Krogens hiding out around there too....as they will be gathering in Solomons for the Rendezvous. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,710
Posted By healhustler
Hmmm. That kind of throws a wrench into my own...

Hmmm. That kind of throws a wrench into my own ER monitoring plan. I was imagining that I would have one of rhe cameras focused on some localized gauges, like fuel filter vacuum, alternator...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-12-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,413
Posted By healhustler
Superb share! Really excited for you guyz!

Superb share! Really excited for you guyz!
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6,187
Views: 725,193
Posted By healhustler
Awesome ship, Mojo. Nice link too.

Awesome ship, Mojo. Nice link too.
Forum: Commercial Market 09-11-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By healhustler
Zowie! I wonder what the annual upkeep would be...

Zowie! I wonder what the annual upkeep would be on that one.:eek:
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 09-10-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By healhustler
If we had even known about the Heritage Indian...

If we had even known about the Heritage Indian when we started looking for our first trawler, it would have been on our short list. It’s a real nice package.
Forum: General Maintenance 09-10-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By healhustler
I had two seperate motor oil spills thst each...

I had two seperate motor oil spills thst each took about 6-8 months of normal weathering to come out. Teak has a pretty amazing resilience.
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,612
Posted By healhustler
Agree, and thatís IF money were truly no object,...

Agree, and thatís IF money were truly no object, but my style would be more in the line of an Aquilla 44 or 48 with my own interior appointments. I know myself. Iíd still be looking for a bargain.
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