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Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-27-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 241
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Posted By Bkay
Yup. Its definitely taken a few years off my...

Yup. Its definitely taken a few years off my life. But as the old saying goes, that which does not kill us still really sucks!
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-27-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Yes, the design and style is very functional and...

Yes, the design and style is very functional and the guys swear I can do pull ups on it (they also serve as a wire chase). It's really just a few areas of poor fit that should have been corrected...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-26-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 241
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Posted By Bkay
Gene, how are things with you? Grab rail was...

Gene, how are things with you?

Grab rail was a great idea poorly executed. The trim around it and fit of some of the aluminum was pretty lame. The new builder finishing the boat (and more...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-26-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Getting closer to end-game. Work is slowing...

Getting closer to end-game. Work is slowing because they are being cautious with workers and social distancing. So only one person in a particular area at a time. They plan on dropping her in the...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-18-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,394
Posted By Bkay
I have looked at a lot of non-standard flooring...

I have looked at a lot of non-standard flooring options for boats. I also have a good source of information from people who really know flooring because my wife is in the industry and has friends...
Forum: Power Systems 03-12-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Bkay
Take this with a grain of salt...I'm not very...

Take this with a grain of salt...I'm not very bright.

I believe it depends on whether your reserve tank is below the helm pump or above. In my last boat I had a pressurized system (for shaft oil,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bkay
Nicely done. But I have to ask - you have a 1400...

Nicely done. But I have to ask - you have a 1400 gallon day tank? How long are your days??
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-05-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Well, I have to post this. The table is still...

Well, I have to post this. The table is still only roughed in, but Ken wetted it to show me the grain - no one will ever notice the crumbs on the table with grain like that.
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 03-04-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Slowly but surely... A few update photos...

Slowly but surely...

A few update photos they've sent me. I'm heading down next week to see how close they are to meeting the next milestone. There are a lot of details left but the guys are...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-02-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Bkay
Welcome aboard. Where are you in Virginia?

Welcome aboard. Where are you in Virginia?
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 931
Posted By Bkay
Just to make sure I understand, is the boat...

Just to make sure I understand, is the boat actually moving on a different course than what's shown on the chartplotter, or are the two compasses simply showing different degrees but the boat moves...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Bkay
I wouldn't be concerned about aluminum railing. ...

I wouldn't be concerned about aluminum railing. For most boats, I prefer it over stainless that requires polishing.

They may have created the finish by simply using a green scouring pad. I...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-20-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Thanks, we've still got a few items that need to...

Thanks, we've still got a few items that need to be corrected. Fortunately, the same actual guys are doing the work going forward, and they were quick to point out things we needed to fix. So I'm...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-20-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Two more shots: bow quarter and port boarding...

Two more shots: bow quarter and port boarding door.

They have yet to fabricate the aft cockpit doors - we're still sorting out what those will look like.
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-20-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Construction is starting to get back on track...

Construction is starting to get back on track after some significant delays.

Bomar sliding doors are installed on cabin port, starboard, and aft. These are pretty sturdy doors!

Second shot is...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 02-19-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Bkay
It's been a few years since I was at MacDill AFB....

It's been a few years since I was at MacDill AFB. I kept my 30' there. If they can handle larger than 30', it's not much larger.

Very well protected but few amenities (there was a club nearby)...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8,606
Views: 1,045,987
Posted By Bkay
I've got a bunch of photos of that boat when she...

I've got a bunch of photos of that boat when she was for sale. There's a lot to like about that one!!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-13-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,846
Posted By Bkay
FlyWright, Thanks for the info. I ended up...

FlyWright, Thanks for the info. I ended up going with a bluetooth speaker as well. I upgraded phones and am now happy with the BT option rather than some built in system.

My speaker isn't...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Glad this has been of value. I made some notes...

Glad this has been of value. I made some notes when WASABI's owner let me take a short cruise on her. I captured various RPM's, speed, a qualitative assessment of wake size, and fuel consumption. ...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
That's a true statement! They build a good...

That's a true statement! They build a good product from what I've seen. Fingers remain crossed!
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
There's a lot to be said for aluminum, even with...

There's a lot to be said for aluminum, even with the drawbacks. Some of the sailboats the Dutch manufacturers produce are downright works of art!
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Thanks, I think it's an impressive looking beast...

Thanks, I think it's an impressive looking beast - but I may be biased. There were a number of reasons, but one of the biggest is we all agreed this was the best way to get things wrapped up in a...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Just had a question via email I thought I'd...

Just had a question via email I thought I'd answer here. Everyone working on the boat just seems like they want to do a good job and get her in the water. Sea trials are now expected to be end of...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
Larmex, I'm sorry to hear about your...

Larmex,
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. I wish you the best and will shoot you an email.
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 02-11-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,965
Posted By Bkay
I have not updated things because there has not...

I have not updated things because there has not been a lot to show since the end of December. In order to finish my boat in a timely manner, we mutually agreed with the original builder and a new...
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