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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By psneeld
Not always true for diesel, many places that have...

Not always true for diesel, many places that have separate pumps for commercial and diesel islands are self service....at least in South Jersey....
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 08-05-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By psneeld
True...but it is nice when the new topic goes to...

True...but it is nice when the new topic goes to another better titled thread and someone can answer the OP's question without it being lost in the clutter.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 08-05-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,318
Posted By psneeld
Posting is not like raising your own child...it's...

Posting is not like raising your own child...it's like hatching a wild bird and seeing it fly wherever it wants.


Some times you get some good answers, you almost always get some bad answers and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By psneeld
Not sure if you have as many as we have in south...

Not sure if you have as many as we have in south Florida...but good luck with keeping them off even if you get rid of the one....the little ones are like roaches and mice as they seem to fit into...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 839
Posted By psneeld
Possible...last year when Dorien went by North...

Possible...last year when Dorien went by North myrtle Beach, the marina was hardly noticing the winds but 3 tornados touched down within a mile or so...one just hundreds of yards away.

My bet is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By psneeld
From Florida DOT on bridges.... "Primary...

From Florida DOT on bridges....

"Primary jurisdiction to regulate drawbridges over the navigable waters of the United States is vested in the United States Coast Guard. ... Such bridges owned and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By psneeld
isn't that contradictory? Isn't what your sounder...

isn't that contradictory? Isn't what your sounder says critical? Water under the keel?

Doesn't matter.... its the SAME thing.....

Obviously people think differently and what works best for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By psneeld
For you, but not necessarily others.

For you, but not necessarily others.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-04-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By psneeld
FT PIERCE city Marina used to have you come to...

FT PIERCE city Marina used to have you come to the fuel dock to test your boat before putting you out on the new docks.

Not sure after they just renovated the fuel dock.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-04-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By psneeld
Sink a boat? I thought all the experienced...

Sink a boat?

I thought all the experienced guys here profess shutting seacocks at the dock and sufficient bilge pumping capacity to handle at least one major hose failure....

Certainly have...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By psneeld
From my teaching perspective....it's not even...

From my teaching perspective....it's not even math to some...you remember your draft and when the sounder gets close to the number in your head (draft) a mental alarm goes off.


Now the question...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-04-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
What I am seeing is that many posters (not just...

What I am seeing is that many posters (not just in this thread) forget that the more "expert" or "experienced" you are at something...and are above average in research withing your profession...
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By psneeld
I do not think bridges can be closed at "any time...

I do not think bridges can be closed at "any time they choose"...unless a pre-existing permission from the USCG exists, then they can if they can substantiate meeting that condition. Changing bridge...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By psneeld
Enclosures are a big reason boat insurance is so...

Enclosures are a big reason boat insurance is so high....

Not only do a lot come apart because owners dont take them down, but the flailing frames break windows and scratch gel/paint.

A blown...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-02-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
Maybe...doesn't ring a bell but maybe newer...

Maybe...doesn't ring a bell but maybe newer editions reworded/eliminated what I sorta remember.

Though the second paragraph does seem to insinuate there might be other ways to skin the cat other...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-02-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
If someone has access to the entire ABYC...

If someone has access to the entire ABYC standards, is there a paragraph near the beginning describing that always following the standards may be impractical?

Someone posted it years ago and I was...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 08-02-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 753
Posted By psneeld
Dang....all these years I been anchoring all...

Dang....all these years I been anchoring all wrong.

How could something so wrong work so well? :D
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-02-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
CHARLIEJ......I get it. Don't expect others...

CHARLIEJ......I get it.

Don't expect others to understand risk management. I used to teach it and I was often amazed at how many just couldn't absorb the concept...I still am amazed.

Not...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-02-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
not neccessarily on all matters though....I have...

not neccessarily on all matters though....I have had a few items waived by insurers when well explained that it was impractical (even ABYC addresses that in the beginning of their guidelines)...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-02-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
My point was that until very recently, not too...

My point was that until very recently, not too many cared about ABYC suggestions.....certainly neither commercial fishermen or the USCG. Yes that has somewhat changed.

I know the Insurance...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-02-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By psneeld
If the refund request in POST #16 Is from the...

If the refund request in POST #16 Is from the National Maritime Center, it may be different than the procedures from the National Vessel Documentation Center.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 08-02-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,237
Posted By psneeld
Depends on the boat as to whether you have a...

Depends on the boat as to whether you have a decent radar signature or not....


When out and about, radio other vessels and see what you look like on their radar.


Most radar reflectors...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-02-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,420
Posted By psneeld
If I recall, even the USCG was OK with solid wire...

If I recall, even the USCG was OK with solid wire on commercial vessels till recently....not sure if stranded is mandatory (CFRs) or not
Forum: Power Systems 08-02-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By psneeld
My rule of thumb is have bilge pumping capability...

My rule of thumb is have bilge pumping capability of at least the amount that can come in from your largest thru hull.

Even if one pump fails, you should still have long enough until you start...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-02-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By psneeld
If ya think dealing with the USCG is any worse...

If ya think dealing with the USCG is any worse than big business....you sure have had different experiences than me.

I doubt going up the chain of command is going to do anything as they get...
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