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Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2017, 05:36 PM
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Posted By kpinnn
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I picked up the dingy tow line while backing up with our 36 ft 1975 gulfstar trawler. The line was tied to the aft cleats on both sides and wraped around the drive shaft bending the strut. The strut...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By kpinnn
Yes as I was writing I thought about closing...

Yes as I was writing I thought about closing seacock. Haven' done that yet but will later this morning. I can't think of any other possibility. Maybe this elbow is a low point and raw water is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By kpinnn
Help ! On trip coast of Maine with leak

I have noticed for some time, during my daily pre cruise inspections a quantity of water in a trough on port side of vessel. I started keeping records of preconditions to see where the water could be...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By kpinnn
Want to add passive stabilizers

We have a 36 ft gulfstar trawler. For us, a great coastal cruiser. Northeast coast. This is a round full displacement hull with full length ballasted keel. Stil at anchor and I some beam seas the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,075
Posted By kpinnn
Anodes, aluminum, zinc, magnesium?

Ok, we sail the Periwinkle from fresh water to salt water for the summer and then back to salt. Consequently I want to use aluminum anodes due to the coating that is produced on zinc anodes with this...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By kpinnn
Well we have done a lot of the sound. We Winter...

Well we have done a lot of the sound. We Winter store in Portland Ct. on Ct River. This Summer heading to Maine. Just looking for other options. Never been to Fire Island. Then again maybe we do not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By kpinnn
That is what I wanted to know. I have seen some...

That is what I wanted to know. I have seen some 2015 active captain reviews by trawlers in the 40 ft size. But, not many and a lot of cautions.
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By kpinnn
Annsni yes that is the same fact sheet I have....

Annsni yes that is the same fact sheet I have. Not looking to go south past Long Island. If I was would use sound as I have many times. Looking at charts, most activity on south shore is from what is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By kpinnn
Sorry. Looking at the intracoastal in Long Island...

Sorry. Looking at the intracoastal in Long Island N.Y. U.S.A.
Ken
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By kpinnn
Long Island intracoastal

I understand this waterway was designed at minimum 6 ft depth and healing 100 ft wide. Last dredging was completed in 2912. Has anyone any experience. I would be motoring a 36 ft trawler with 3.6 ft...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,331
Posted By kpinnn
Apps

Marin, would love to know what nav and weather apps you are using.
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,331
Posted By kpinnn
Ipad useful? not useful?

Looking at navigtion and in general electronic information systems for lower helm in 36 ft gulfstar. Presently have radar, and multifunction display in flybridge. lower helm nothing. I like to use...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By kpinnn
Capt Bill, Not only does it seem starange that...

Capt Bill, Not only does it seem starange that the simple placement of the battery would cause this, I agree with you, but I would think the placement of a person small or large would change...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By kpinnn
Yes it seems to list when empty. This just...

Yes it seems to list when empty. This just started when I moved the D4 back to its original location before mounting the tank. When tank was installed the D4 was moved to central position. I do not...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By kpinnn
Battery placement

Time to relocate and wire batteries. I am presently rethinking the DC system in a 36 ft gulfstar. Presently the vessel has 2 D4 batteries, one for each engine, a couple 36 series deep cycle batteries...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,311
Posted By kpinnn
Cappy, I agree the shape of the hull seems to be...

Cappy, I agree the shape of the hull seems to be the determining factor. But maybe you can effectively change the shape of the hull. A resistance of some sort to the water movement under the hull....
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,311
Posted By kpinnn
The layout works great for us and we do have the...

The layout works great for us and we do have the full back deck as well as a mast. I believe there was a mark I and Mark II style. One of the vessels has a mast without full deck and the other no...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,311
Posted By kpinnn
I read that the Gulfstar is a low priced vessel,...

I read that the Gulfstar is a low priced vessel, which it is. From this one would assume it to be low quality, which in some years was. But, at the same time the manufacture, around 1975, contracted...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,311
Posted By kpinnn
Back to the Gulfstar. I tend to agree with...

Back to the Gulfstar. I tend to agree with Dougcole. His description of our gulfstar roll is extremely accurate. Of course the 2 ft beam sea is dificult only when the frequency is small, 4 sec etc. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,311
Posted By kpinnn
Rolly Polly ????

I have a 36 ft Gulfstar trawler. Other than the beam sea induced roll we are happy with the vessel. Need to stop the roll. Any suggestions? I have tried the stay sail, questionable results. Don't...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,234
Posted By kpinnn
Well guys, you could be right but not sure I...

Well guys, you could be right but not sure I totally agree with everyone. Recently brought a vessel up the ICW from Key Largo to Massachusetts. The worst boaters I found were North of NJ. I do not...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By kpinnn
For those interested we have been blogging each...

For those interested we have been blogging each leg since March. www.denandken.wordpress.com (http://www.denandken.wordpress.com)
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By kpinnn
Thanks Cappy. Where do you anchor for the second...

Thanks Cappy. Where do you anchor for the second night?

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By kpinnn
Thanks everyone, excellent help. Ken

Thanks everyone, excellent help.

Ken
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By kpinnn
On the water again. Information please

:angel: We are making the last leg of the trip from Key Largo to Bourne Ma. Presently 6 miles form the Chesapeake Bay side of the C&D canal. We will travel down the Delaware and through the May...
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