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Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Lutarious
I heard your reply, but seems I had some kinda...

I heard your reply, but seems I had some kinda radio breakdown on 68 before I could reply. I recognized your boat from the forum, so I just wanted to say hello anyway, and introduce myself.

Now...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Lutarious
We're you taking pictures of the Monterey? Post...

We're you taking pictures of the Monterey? Post em up.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Lutarious
coot sighting.

That was me towing the Monterey under the Carquinez Bridge. Not sure how to post the picture I took.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-20-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,601
Posted By Lutarious
I'm a complete coffee snob. My most important...

I'm a complete coffee snob. My most important "gadget" is my hand operated burr grinder from Sur La Table. No electricity required. I use mellita 4 cup filters which I go in the recycling or...
Forum: Harbor Chat 09-07-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By Lutarious
I think my kids knew the boy from Piedmont who...

I think my kids knew the boy from Piedmont who was killed a few years ago. He was engaged in some pretty high risk behavior at the time as I recall. A tragedy I somehow avoided when I was his age. ...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-29-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,181
Posted By Lutarious
I like the shaft thing. It will probably work as...

I like the shaft thing. It will probably work as well or better than the shift linkage in my 1971 VW bus.
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,350
Posted By Lutarious
What would be great is a way to swith them to...

What would be great is a way to swith them to work in line so that you could use a 10 micron filter and then a 2 micron filter in the second unit.
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,830
Posted By Lutarious
My 44 foot trawler has a house bank of 5 big...

My 44 foot trawler has a house bank of 5 big AGMs. 12v fridge, LED lights, propane stove and BBQ. Diesel heat and no AC. I can stay out pretty much indefinitely using the motor to top up...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,557
Posted By Lutarious
To be clear, Vessel Assist might, under some...

To be clear, Vessel Assist might, under some circumstances, cover a long tow like that. I know of one case where a large trawler was towed from Noyo River to San Rafael, inside the SF Bay. I know...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,557
Posted By Lutarious
I'm not sure that's true. Where do you live, and...

I'm not sure that's true. Where do you live, and what kind of coverage did you ask about? If you buy the premium towing cov er age with Vessel Assist/tow boat US, your towing is unlimited. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,311
Posted By Lutarious
I have a Nova 44 Sundeck with a cockpit. A...

I have a Nova 44 Sundeck with a cockpit. A little rare, but it solves some problems. The sternlines are tough, especially when the canvas enclosure is up, but I'm okay with leaving them rigged to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-06-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,636
Posted By Lutarious
I'm a commercial captain and I never leave the...

I'm a commercial captain and I never leave the dock without the transceiver on. I find it especially useful for predicting traffic issues, like ferries coming out of SF, or crew boats moving around...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,557
Posted By Lutarious
Nice to hear about another happy customer. I...

Nice to hear about another happy customer. I drive for Vessel Assist in the SF Bay area, and I love it. 95% of the timee, we can get the boats and folks home happy and safe. The other 5 didn't buy...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,347
Posted By Lutarious
Lots of times they are active on a ship to ship...

Lots of times they are active on a ship to ship channel like 78, 80, 81... call traffic on 14 and ask what channel they are working, then hail them there.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,424
Posted By Lutarious
Com nav is the way to go. Durable, adj7stable,...

Com nav is the way to go. Durable, adj7stable, no nonsense.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,811
Posted By Lutarious
I've sailed from San Francisco to Los Angeles to...

I've sailed from San Francisco to Los Angeles to Hawaii, Vanuatu and eventually Australia without refrigeration.. How far from home is the boat you're buying?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-05-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,364
Posted By Lutarious
Where are you located? There's a place in...

Where are you located? There's a place in Oakland Ca called Northstar that repairs and rewinds altrrnators. They can do miracles with the stuff you drag in there. Look around and see if yours can...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By Lutarious
My Nova Heritage has a built In settee added to...

My Nova Heritage has a built In settee added to the main salon. Under the "bench" part are two large blanket boxes that hold a lot and can be pulled out to use as ottoman/footrests as well. Send...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-03-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,551
Posted By Lutarious
between waxing

I try to keep my boat pretty clean by hosing it off every week or so, or after she gets salty on the water. I haven't had it lo g enough, but planning a haul out this summer and we will do a full...
Forum: Harbor Chat 05-26-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By Lutarious
God must hate Texas.

God must hate Texas.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 05-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,206
Posted By Lutarious
I've had trouble with my eyes after 50 years of...

I've had trouble with my eyes after 50 years of sailing and skiing for a living. I buy polarized glass lenses with a reflective coating outside, and lots of side coverage. Currently, I'm on Maui...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,174
Posted By Lutarious
I hated my iphone. Love my Samsung 5s active,...

I hated my iphone. Love my Samsung 5s active, and it's waterproof.
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By Lutarious
Don't get me started on Solar Thermal hot water,...

Don't get me started on Solar Thermal hot water, with or without radiant heat, etc, etc.....
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,411
Posted By Lutarious
I find that when you're in close, you're usually...

I find that when you're in close, you're usually just shifting gears at or near idle speed. When I have to throttle up a bit.one way or another, it's not a big deal to switch to the throttle. O....
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 05-08-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,839
Posted By Lutarious
The sundeck will probably hold the dink, if it's...

The sundeck will probably hold the dink, if it's a normal size and weight, but the crane would need to be anchored with a stand pipe from the deck below, through the sundeck. Not so much a weight...
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