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Forum: General Discussion Today, 06:14 PM
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Posted By rjwilliams11741
If you have all lines properly tied and have your...

If you have all lines properly tied and have your engines are at or just above idle speed you are not going to do any damage by putting you boat in gear at the dock. It's done all the time. Regards...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By rjwilliams11741
One tool short

Ditto with spare parts.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-27-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,641
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Perfect reason to cruise Mexico for at least 2...

Perfect reason to cruise Mexico for at least 2 years and a day. We cruised as far south as Huatauco, up into the Sea of Cortes on two different occasions and many passages from between Mazatlan and...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-27-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,641
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Cancelations of TIP

Important - Get the previous owner to cancel his own TIP before the boat title is transferred. It's done at a BanJercito (Military Bank). If you try to cancel a previous owners TIP without him...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,641
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Having spent 12 years cruising in Mexico, do not...

Having spent 12 years cruising in Mexico, do not take possession in Mexico or you will probably end up paying a 16% VAT. On top of that, it is illegal to sell a non-Mexican vessel, although there are...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-27-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,641
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Sales Tax

Talk to a tax attorney in San Diego experienced in boat sales taxes. If you are taking the boat to Mexico and will be cruising there for more than a year you might be able to do an off-shore purchase...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Inverter

We had, until recently, a 48 ft. vessel with an apartment size refrigerator and an ice maker that ran off of a 2500 watt inverter powered by a 6, L16 Trojan 6 volt batteries run in series. When at...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-25-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,700
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Trojan vs US Battery

When we owned Freedom we used both Trojan and US Battery batteries over the the years. We were happy with both and would have gone with either brand if new batteries were needed.
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By rjwilliams11741
As someone else stated, your insurance carrier...

As someone else stated, your insurance carrier denied the change to navigation limits, not your broker. If you are really set on cruising north you might want to ask your broker to find a company...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-16-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By rjwilliams11741
I have found a use for this item and it is no...

I have found a use for this item and it is no longer for sale.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,364
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Our Pilot House had seating for several people...

Our Pilot House had seating for several people plus a Watch Berth.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-11-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By rjwilliams11741
No longer for sale-Xantrex Truecharge 40+

Never used or installed Xantrex Truecharge 40+, 40 amp, 3 station, 12 V battery charger in it's original box. 125 V input. Asking $225 (includes shipping).
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 05-04-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Gulper 220

I will be sending you a private message with the necessary info.

Richard
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 05-03-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Gulper 220

$100.00 including shipping. At that price I will repack it in a smaller box to reduce the the shipping cost from $25.00 to $15.00.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 05-02-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Whale Gulper 220 Greywater Pump

Never installed Whale Gulper 220, 12 V, 3.5 GPM Greywater Pump. In original box. Excellent for use as shower drain pump. Asking $125.00 including shipping.

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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 11-01-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,572
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Not starting the engines before accepted "offer"...

Not starting the engines before accepted "offer" is the norm.
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By rjwilliams11741
The only time you would be dealing with...

The only time you would be dealing with government officials is during check out and check in. The old TIP would need to be cancelled by the seller which can be done at a Banejercito. Paying anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Buying a boat in Mexico

It is technically illegal to buy and sell a foreign vessel in Mexico although it is done all the time. I would not do it without a broker or representative who knows what he is doing. Usually the...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-18-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Having cruised internationally I can guarantee...

Having cruised internationally I can guarantee you that you don't want to be un-insured for liability in a number of countries that are neighbors of the US. You may have adequate $$ in hand to...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-25-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By rjwilliams11741
I have a similar hose set up for a non-boating...

I have a similar hose set up for a non-boating application.
As you have I looked all over without success and had to make it up myself. Pretty simple but not beautiful.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,004
Posted By rjwilliams11741
How true!

How true!
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,042
Posted By rjwilliams11741
If the you like the name and the graphics you use...

If the you like the name and the graphics you use meet the USCG specs use it.
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,156
Posted By rjwilliams11741
Betcha the ship and the landing module had a...

Betcha the ship and the landing module had a whole lot of metric parts in them.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,306
Posted By rjwilliams11741
I agree, especially at night and or in rough...

I agree, especially at night and or in rough seas. Our pilot house also has a "watch berth" which allows the person off watch to sleep yet be readily available.
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,987
Posted By rjwilliams11741
I have Gyro Gale's on my 1976 Hatteras 48 LRC....

I have Gyro Gale's on my 1976 Hatteras 48 LRC. They work great and I've had minimal problems with them (replaced the seals, a couple of activators and a shaft, and some connectors in the 15 years I...
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