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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By O C Diver
I would suspect that below $100,000 the price of...

I would suspect that below $100,000 the price of hull insurance as a percentage of value will increase and above $1,000,000 it will decrease.

Ted
Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,794
Posted By O C Diver
While you can certainly add a heat exchanger,...

While you can certainly add a heat exchanger, most of the bus style heaters are run off the water heater loop. On my boat, I plumped them after the water heater. There is a Y valve, so that I can...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,794
Posted By O C Diver
+1 I use an electric blanket on cool...

+1

I use an electric blanket on cool evenings. Regarding power consumption: The rated wattage of the blanket is for the highest setting. Mine offers a scale of one through ten and low. The scale...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By O C Diver
Congratulations! And now the Burgee Guru also....

Congratulations!
And now the Burgee Guru also. You set a very high bar. ;)

Ted
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By O C Diver
For the purposes of comparison, I pay .6% of...

For the purposes of comparison, I pay .6% of value for coverage from Maine to Texas, plus the Great Lakes and the Bahamas. I'm not a liveaboard.

Ted
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-18-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,201
Posted By O C Diver
Thanks! Another addition to the E library. ...

Thanks!

Another addition to the E library.

Ted
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 11-18-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By O C Diver
Last time I looked, there was a 50%+ increase for...

Last time I looked, there was a 50%+ increase for me to be covered for named storms in FL between 06/01 and 11/01.

edit: Actually, the insurance policy doesn't cover me below the 32nd parallel, so...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 11-18-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By O C Diver
If the boat is in Marco Island, FL, freezing...

If the boat is in Marco Island, FL, freezing isn't an issue. If you want to leave the seacocks closed, put a string loop on each engine key, and hang the keys on the seacock levers. As long as you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By O C Diver
You might want to add some more details to help...

You might want to add some more details to help refine what you're looking for.
Power or sail
Catamaran or monohull
Size (length)
Outside storage or inside storage

Ted
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,249
Posted By O C Diver
An interesting question: Is the burgee about...

An interesting question: Is the burgee about identifying other members of the secret society or promoting the forum? I tend to learn towards the later and really felt the burgee should promote...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-17-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,201
Posted By O C Diver
As with so many things, it's not what you see,...

As with so many things, it's not what you see, it's what you don't see. You may not have seen the environmental impact of DDT because you chose not to look. You probably don't see the devastation of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,249
Posted By O C Diver
I chose logo 3 as I felt most (who don't know)...

I chose logo 3 as I felt most (who don't know) wouldn't see the letters in logo #1. It looks more like an ornate anchor on a burgee.

Ted
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,542
Posted By O C Diver
I'm watching. While one can't replace, repair or...

I'm watching. While one can't replace, repair or refurbish everything, there certainly are some more exterior items worth considering. I would examine exterior lights both navigation and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By O C Diver
Frankly I'm surprised that a 2 month vacation...

Frankly I'm surprised that a 2 month vacation requires a recommisioning of the water tanks. I store my tanks full with municipal water (has a chlorine content), then drain and refill before the next...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By O C Diver
Had some fun on Monday loading 5 boats including...

Had some fun on Monday loading 5 boats including three 40'+ and one 60', into the Moorehaven lock. It reminded me that I don't like to follow and like being closely followed even less. A friend with...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-16-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By O C Diver
Are you looking for Racor filter / separator...

Are you looking for Racor filter / separator elements or screw on filters that mount on the engine?

For screw on filters, I prefer Wix / Napa filters from Fleetfilter.com. They also carry other...
Forum: Power Systems 11-16-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By O C Diver
Oops, thought he was talking about sealing the...

Oops, thought he was talking about sealing the fitting to the hull.

Ted
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By O C Diver
Happy hunting! Ted

Happy hunting!

Ted
Forum: Power Systems 11-15-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By O C Diver
My choice for sealant would be 5200 or 4200. ...

My choice for sealant would be 5200 or 4200.

Ted
Forum: Power Systems 11-15-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By O C Diver
If I'm reading your post correctly, you are...

If I'm reading your post correctly, you are installing stainless steel hull penetrations below the waterline. Hope you are very good with bonding. Really think this is a bad idea. If metal, bronze is...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-15-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,794
Posted By O C Diver
+1 Have 3 of these heaters in my boat with...

+1

Have 3 of these heaters in my boat with a small pump to increase the flow through the 100' plus loop. With the engine burning 2 GPH, I'm able to keep the boat toasty even when the outside...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-13-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,201
Posted By O C Diver
So are you saying you can't believe there is such...

So are you saying you can't believe there is such a thing as overpopulation or we haven't reached it yet? Assuming you can rationalize the concept, what indicators would tell you when we reach that...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By O C Diver
Have no idea, however, he may have been referring...

Have no idea, however, he may have been referring to a policy available to members of the GB owners group. Might be worth finding the group and asking them.

Ted
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,311
Views: 746,345
Posted By O C Diver
A bit above the St Lucie lock on the Okeechobee...

A bit above the St Lucie lock on the Okeechobee waterway.

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"Honey Fitz ", the presidential yacht during the age of Camelot. It's in need of some varnish work, but still a head turner.
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Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,161
Posted By O C Diver
I would start with, what is my swim platform made...

I would start with, what is my swim platform made of? Is it cored? Where the existing cleats are, is it solid? My swim platform is cored. Short of cutting out the coring and making it solid...
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