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Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 12-13-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,849
Posted By OkSkipper
I have it on good authority that there will be a...

I have it on good authority that there will be a Trawler Fest in Seattle (Bell Harbor Marina) in 2020. Dates yet to be confirmed.
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,065
Posted By OkSkipper
Sorry I am a bit late to the conversation...........

Sorry I am a bit late to the conversation........ So there is no misunderstanding of the law, at least as it pertains to Florida:

Under CHAPTER 326, FLORIDA STATUTES YACHT AND SHIP BROKERSí ACT...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,019
Posted By OkSkipper
There will be the raised pilothouse...

There will be the raised pilothouse version......just haven't gotten to it yet. I have had Steve (Seaton) slaving away to finish all the details for the Northwest 63 we are laying up in early...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,019
Posted By OkSkipper
First, I thank those of you who paid me a...

First, I thank those of you who paid me a compliment. :Thanx:

Most of the comments I read regarding Selene and Alaskan are spot on. Both boats are/were of good quality. Selene did have some...
Forum: Power Systems 07-23-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,300
Posted By OkSkipper
Good catch, Stubones99. This particular Alaskan...

Good catch, Stubones99. This particular Alaskan 70 (not, by the way, a Grand Alaskan) was built and later used as a demonstrator by the couple who purchased the assets of Alaskan Yachts out of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,344
Posted By OkSkipper
Northwest 48/52 Headroom

The design headroom heights for the Northwest 48 and 52 are:

Engine Room - 72"
Lower Level Accommodations Area - 78"
Salon/Galley - 82"
Pilothouse - 80"
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,344
Posted By OkSkipper
There are some vague similarities but no, it...

There are some vague similarities but no, it isn't a Northwest.
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,344
Posted By OkSkipper
When reviewing specifications for aircraft, I...

When reviewing specifications for aircraft, I always thought it funny that the FAA deemed an adult to be 170 lbs for purposes of calculating how many passengers in a light aircraft.

When...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,344
Posted By OkSkipper
As per a previous poster's comment......I don't...

As per a previous poster's comment......I don't get to get on TF as often as I would like. If there are questions about Northwest that you would like answered, I am happy to respond, either on TF or...
Forum: Welcome Mat 04-24-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By OkSkipper
SRS........now you've done it.........no more...

SRS........now you've done it.........no more lurking for you...you've come out of the closet....errrr...the drawing room :ermm: PSW

BTW......been seatrialing the Nimbus a lot lately........thank...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,003
Posted By OkSkipper
Back home in Anacortes, enjoying the cloudy,...

Back home in Anacortes, enjoying the cloudy, gray, rainy skies and washing my underwear. This after experiencing the horrific weather in Hallendale, Florida last Tuesday (day after Yachts Miami...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,323
Posted By OkSkipper
Often times, the scammer is not going for the big...

Often times, the scammer is not going for the big kill nor are they really interested in actually taking delivery of what it is that you are selling. They will send a fraudulent check for more than...
Forum: Power Systems 11-27-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By OkSkipper
Here is a slight variation........ 46864 ...

Here is a slight variation........

46864

Only once did we snag something that I recall. It was in the dead of night off the coast of Oregon. We think it was a crab pot line and buoy. It...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By OkSkipper
That is what we found recently when investigating...

That is what we found recently when investigating ABS classification for a 75' Northwest. I think if you will find will be far more cost effective to hire a qualified independent inspector/surveyor...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 11-09-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,593
Posted By OkSkipper
This administrative process has been in effect...

This administrative process has been in effect for about 15 years. I got it in 2001 for a Taiwan built sailboat.
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By OkSkipper
ABS only classes boats over 79' in length. You...

ABS only classes boats over 79' in length. You can build "to class" but ABS won't actually class it.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 08-27-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By OkSkipper
I am sorry, but the power cord has sold.

I am sorry, but the power cord has sold.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,056
Posted By OkSkipper
You may wish to have the boat built to ABS but...

You may wish to have the boat built to ABS but not actually have it classed. The cost difference can be quite significant. We are working through that right now on a 70' project.
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,088
Posted By OkSkipper
I totally agree......I remember my first...

I totally agree......I remember my first experience at cruising "down east" in Maine...circa 1980 on our sailboat. (This was long before I became delusional and got into the boat business) Someone...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,088
Posted By OkSkipper
Marin......do you really think that builders are...

Marin......do you really think that builders are trying to scam gullible customers? I find that most people I talk to are quite well informed about the type of boat they are calling or writing me...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 06-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By OkSkipper
50 amp Shore Power Cord and Y Adapter

50' - 125/250 volt 50amp shore power cord - $400 (Defender - $669)

and

Hubbell YQ230 Intelligent Y Adapter - $250 (Fisheries - $480)

These were used very little and are not needed any...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,520
Posted By OkSkipper
Unbelievable

Years ago, we were displaying Salvation II (first Nordhavn to circumnavigate) at the Seattle Boat Show (January). There were about 4-5 inches of snow on the dock. We required shoes to be taken off....
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By OkSkipper
I don't think there are any formal rendezvous set...

I don't think there are any formal rendezvous set up for IG owners. I have run an Island Gypsy Yahoo Groups (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/islandgypsyusa/info) site for IG for about 5 years...
Forum: Grand Banks 03-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,511
Posted By OkSkipper
I will find out how many lumens they put out. I...

I will find out how many lumens they put out. I can tell you that you can't look at them as they are blinding.

The inventor tells me that stray current is not an issue.
Forum: Grand Banks 03-20-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,511
Posted By OkSkipper
Would there be any interest in an underwater LED...

Would there be any interest in an underwater LED lighting system that did not require a hole to be drilled in the hull? If so, I have posted information in the Commercial Market section.
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