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Old 01-24-2017, 04:18 PM   #81
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I was just involved with taking delivery of someone else's new boat two weeks ago and I've done this numerous times. I get nervous when the longshoremen crane it up 200 feet in the air and then swing it over the side!

Huge pucker factor.

But I am sure it is going to feel a lot different this time! Sort of like this:

https://twitter.com/CrazyinRussia/st...89552590147589

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Looking fwd to the pics of her arrival, David. You must be as nervous as an expectant father!

Best of luck in the "berthing" process.
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I was just involved with taking delivery of someone else's new boat two weeks ago and I've done this numerous times. I get nervous when the longshoremen crane it up 200 feet in the air and then swing it over the side!

Huge pucker factor.

But I am sure it is going to feel a lot different this time! Sort of like this:

https://twitter.com/CrazyinRussia/st...89552590147589


My last patient today and I were talking about this. He operates cranes at the Port of Tacoma. He said he has handled large yachts a lot of times.
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:34 PM   #83
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I get to watch these guys in action starting about 1:00 PM tomorrow. Temp should be about 50 degrees.


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My last patient today and I were talking about this. He operates cranes at the Port of Tacoma. He said he has handled large yachts a lot of times.
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Old 01-25-2017, 06:46 PM   #84
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All but at the terminal!
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All but at the terminal!
Very cool!
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Old 01-26-2017, 10:09 PM   #86
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Great delivery experience today - mostly because it was a decent temp!. As you can see the 31 was way up there but the port guys do a great job.

Other pics taken on the way into the dock.
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Can appreciate your joy of a safe delivery.

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Old 01-26-2017, 10:48 PM   #88
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Congratulations! Thanks for sharing.
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Good to see, Dave. Congrats.
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So exciting! Congratulations.
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Old 01-27-2017, 12:37 AM   #91
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Old 01-27-2017, 03:09 AM   #92
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Huge number of seals out yesterday afternoon all around the container ship.
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Where does the boat go for the remains of commissioning? I see you went through the Ballard Lock, so somewhere on the ship canal?
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Is yours the one that's going in the show? If so, that was some "just in time" shipping. Will stop to say hello at the show, likely Monday.
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Initially it will be over at the Helmsman docks along Westlake Ave. Yep, we need to start up, test, & balance the reverse cycle units - 2 x 8kbtu units. Plus test the genset. These boats don't really need a lot of commissioning - even the swim-step was already installed. We just picked up the prewired mast and put it in place - took 5 minutes.

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This is my personal boat. And there was no way to get it into that show. It was going to be put in the show but it arrived too late - but there is a spec 31 in the boat show. And mine can be viewed a short distance away if you want to see it. The one in the show has propane - mine has a convection microwave, Kenyon all glass induction cooktop (no pups), reverse cycle vs diesel forced air.

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Congratulations! The boat looks great. Its nice that Scott shrink wraps the boats for their journey home to new owners.


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Old 02-09-2017, 01:56 AM   #98
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Fuel Burn on the Seasall S240 in a run today was:

6.2 knots burning 0.871gph at 1,410 rpm

This is very quiet engine. The engine room hatch gaskets have also been enhanced. Really nice sound on the interior even when we got up to about 13.2 knots. Zero vibration across the entire range. Pretty sure this boat could be run all day and not wear you out with noise.
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7.04 nmpg at 6.2 knots... Very Nice! How much fuel does she carry. I'm luven your boat.
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That is impressive fuel economy for that waterline. My 40' sailboat gets the same speed at .75 gph with 56hp at 2000 rpm. However, my sailboat has a LWL of about 36'. Yours must be closer to 29'?
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