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Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 20,635
Posted By guy with a boat
I feel exactly the same and that probably...

I feel exactly the same and that probably explains why we are both happy Nordhavn owners.

There are plenty of yachts that, in my opinion, suffer from too many complicated systems stuffed into too...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 20,635
Posted By guy with a boat
Single vs twins is a debate that will never end...

Single vs twins is a debate that will never end because the answer is different depending on priorities. I will give you my $.02 worth as the current owner of a single w/wing, and the former owner of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 20,635
Posted By guy with a boat
Sailor Greg is on the money. Magnito, I would...

Sailor Greg is on the money. Magnito, I would save this post and refer to it as you work the process. It makes many good points. I say that as a N owner with a few years on the water, including time...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 1,001,864
Posted By guy with a boat
Very nice. Great lines and looks well put...

Very nice. Great lines and looks well put together.
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-16-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,808
Posted By guy with a boat
[QUOTE=markpierce;828927]At a catered dinner...

[QUOTE=markpierce;828927]At a catered dinner tonight, I wisely avoided the salmon and chose the beef. After selecting the salmon, my partner said the fish was old and stank, having a sensitive...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 12-06-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By guy with a boat
1/2" x 400' anchor chain G4

I have 400' of 1/2" galvanized G4 anchor chain available for sale in Anacortes, WA. Good condition, was new in 2015, has surface rust on the first 100' or so that was used the most. Cost new was...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,979
Posted By guy with a boat
Thanks for all the great feedback. I am happy to...

Thanks for all the great feedback. I am happy to hear that it will likely do no harm to leave the condenser dehumidifiers running in cold weather. Next trip to the boat, I will check the specific...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,979
Posted By guy with a boat
I'm going to revive this thread now that we are...

I'm going to revive this thread now that we are into colder and wetter weather in the PNW/southern BC area. This is our boat's first winter up north (Victoria area) and our California/Florida winter...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 1,001,864
Posted By guy with a boat
Nice boat and a great find. Congrats. That one...

Nice boat and a great find. Congrats. That one will be fun.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 10-14-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,291
Posted By guy with a boat
You might want to pretend to be a nice guy for a...

You might want to pretend to be a nice guy for a post or two before you jump into the criticism. That is your first post?

Welcome to TF.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,979
Posted By guy with a boat
What is the source of the "low leverl of heat" in...

What is the source of the "low leverl of heat" in the engine room?


I'm trying to figure out if I need a heat source in ER or in the laz, where our watermakers and HVAC units are. Our boat is in...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 10-11-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,291
Posted By guy with a boat
Down here in SoCal we fish, snorkel, swim, and...

Down here in SoCal we fish, snorkel, swim, and catch lobster while boating 12 months a year. It’s not so bad.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 10-10-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,516
Posted By guy with a boat
For what its worth, my documentation hadn't...

For what its worth, my documentation hadn't worked its way through the system when it was time to take the new boat on a trip to the Bahamas. With my purchase paperwork and copies of my application...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 10-10-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,516
Posted By guy with a boat
Whatever you do, don't move your boat until that...

Whatever you do, don't move your boat until that is all corrected...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-14-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By guy with a boat
I will throw in some additional feedback for...

I will throw in some additional feedback for those interested other than the OP, since he seems to have made up his mind.

My boat has a dry stack on the main engine, and we have no soot, no...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By guy with a boat
I would use B but cut the corners in curves so it...

I would use B but cut the corners in curves so it looks like it is supposed to be that way.
Forum: General Maintenance 08-28-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By guy with a boat
Wet exhaust is so much more common, at least on...

Wet exhaust is so much more common, at least on recreational boats, that its pretty safe to assume that’s what is there unless it specifically says otherwise. It’s often not mentioed because that is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,742
Posted By guy with a boat
Are you the charter police? He said in the first...

Are you the charter police? He said in the first post that it is for charter guests. That would suggest he intends to run a charter boat. Interesting that you feel the need to question his legitimacy...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,384
Posted By guy with a boat
Windward is the name and M/V is the description...

Windward is the name and M/V is the description when the boat can’t be seen, such as on the radio. Put Windward on there; I guarantee no one, including the CG, will complain that MV isn’t on the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,331
Posted By guy with a boat
Halon is not legal to manufacture anymore in the...

Halon is not legal to manufacture anymore in the US, but is still legal to have and use. You can buy halon fire extinguishers easily enough. Not sure about automatic fire systems with the same gas. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,331
Posted By guy with a boat
Find a local company/tech that can evaluate the...

Find a local company/tech that can evaluate the system and hopefully get it back in operation condition. You will find out if it just need serviced and refilled or if there are bigger issues and can...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,049
Posted By guy with a boat
Congratulations on the new boat and on the...

Congratulations on the new boat and on the decision to get some help learning new skills. Practice and learning makes for confidence and confidence makes the whole experience better and more fun.
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 1,001,864
Posted By guy with a boat
That is a Nordhavn style like my neighbor’s old...

That is a Nordhavn style like my neighbor’s old Buick is Ferrari-style.
Forum: Power Systems 07-16-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,837
Posted By guy with a boat
There were a couple of updates over the years to...

There were a couple of updates over the years to the heat exhchangers/coolers, partly due to some failures with the original designs. Failures in these parts results in salt water mixing with engine...
Forum: Power Systems 07-12-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,921
Posted By guy with a boat
The obsession with cool might be in your own...

The obsession with cool might be in your own mind.

1. New boaters might follow the lead of others regarding announcing, but most likely it is an effort to do the right thing, rather than concern...
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