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Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2017, 10:04 PM
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Saw this today669956699666997

Saw this today669956699666997
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-14-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By dw8928
Something tells me it needs shorepower for...

Something tells me it needs shorepower for startup, and every time the compressor kicks in
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-13-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,766
Posted By dw8928
Must be a European antenna

Must be a European antenna
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-12-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,027
Posted By dw8928
LOL, have you really roasted a turkey in a boat ?...

LOL, have you really roasted a turkey in a boat ? I used to say this too!!

A company called Roadtrek has a system called Voltstart that works the way I described. They were just bought by the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-12-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,027
Posted By dw8928
There is already a movement in the RV world to...

There is already a movement in the RV world to get rid of propane and stand-alone gensets for batteries and huge alternator/solar power recharge systems.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-11-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,027
Posted By dw8928
Probably will kill off propane on boats too

Probably will kill off propane on boats too
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By dw8928
They say any source that provides heat

They say any source that provides heat
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2017, 09:18 PM
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Views: 1,664
Posted By dw8928
Old concept - new engineering though

Old concept - new engineering though
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By dw8928
Stirling Gensets for Boats - the way forward?

https://www.qnergy.com/oem/
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By dw8928
I get 6.2 knots at 0.87gph with a Seasall S240

I get 6.2 knots at 0.87gph with a Seasall S240
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 05-18-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
I've found out this trip is called the Big U....

I've found out this trip is called the Big U. There is an organization that documents these trips and there are different levels of completion. Seattle to Florida I think is the Silver level.
...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 05-10-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,805
Posted By dw8928
I've been shooting for 0.87 gph as the burn rate...

I've been shooting for 0.87 gph as the burn rate and then checking speed consistently. I don't know how many hours of operation it takes to get the engine to max efficiency. Assuming I ever get it...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 05-10-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,805
Posted By dw8928
Fuel burn on Hyundai Seasall S240 6462064619

Fuel burn on Hyundai Seasall S240

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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-07-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By dw8928
This will never happen to Steve Jobs' super yacht.

This will never happen to Steve Jobs' super yacht.
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 05-07-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
I had to recheck the GPH - it is in fact 6.2...

I had to recheck the GPH - it is in fact 6.2 knots at 0.87gph. I assume a new engine will improve with time on fuel burn (diesel). This was achieved on a lake with no current and minimal wave action....
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 05-03-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,805
Posted By dw8928
Current status 64366

Current status

64366
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-29-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
Oops, spell check whack. Goheen = GPH

Oops, spell check whack. Goheen = GPH
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-29-2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
I've read if you do the transit yourself thru the...

I've read if you do the transit yourself thru the Panama Canal that it costs $800. I don't know if the lines and tires cost more to rent.

I do not believe it is necessary to use a broker, etc
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-29-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
An S47 is a full displacement hull. In fact I am...

An S47 is a full displacement hull. In fact I am next to one right now. That is a huge boat.
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-28-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
150 gallons of fuel. About .9 Goheen at 6.7...

150 gallons of fuel. About .9 Goheen at 6.7 knots. I haven't mapped out waypoints with my range yet.
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-27-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,075
Posted By dw8928
31' Semi-Displacement Trawler from Seattle to Florida

Anyone ever heard of (or done themselves) a coastal trip from Seattle the East Coast via the Panama Canal in a semi-displacement coastal cruiser?

Is this fun or suicide?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-25-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,298
Posted By dw8928
Hydrogen gas build up

Hydrogen gas build up
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-17-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,277
Posted By dw8928
Well, whadya know - you were correct! I...

Well, whadya know - you were correct! I registered the MMSI.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-15-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,277
Posted By dw8928
As far as I can tell, I need either the state of...

As far as I can tell, I need either the state of USCG registration # to get an MMSI#?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By dw8928
$488

$488
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