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Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,594
Posted By ragin cajun
Seems to me that this construction outfit should...

Seems to me that this construction outfit should hold accountability for damages to your boat. Lawyer-in-a-Can might be useful. Sorry to hear about your problem, hope it works out. I would not let...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,054
Posted By ragin cajun
That is one fine ship! but those pod drives????

That is one fine ship! but those pod drives????
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,129
Posted By ragin cajun
#1 Dude! Go to Marina Beau Chenes web site. ...

#1 Dude! Go to Marina Beau Chenes web site. This marina is in a very high end development. You need a pass just to get into the development....very exclusive area! You park right behind your boat...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,129
Posted By ragin cajun
May i recommend Beau Chenes on the northshore of...

May i recommend Beau Chenes on the northshore of lake Ponchetrain. Best hurricane protection in La.! You 're 30 minutes from New Orleans. Great day cruises east or west, top marine mechanics in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,129
Posted By ragin cajun
Ya might want to check w/ Pelican Point Marina in...

Ya might want to check w/ Pelican Point Marina in Bayou Chico, which is less than a mile or 2 from Palafox Marina. They have haul out service and a hurricane "club" which gives you a spot for a haul...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,399
Posted By ragin cajun
I wonder if the boat had a fish on at the time of...

I wonder if the boat had a fish on at the time of sinking. With those sea conditions backing down on a large fish to gain line on them would put the cockpit area under a lot water with waves...
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-26-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,400
Posted By ragin cajun
"Love the smell of diesel in the morning!" ...

"Love the smell of diesel in the morning!" Congrats on your motor yacht!
Forum: General Maintenance 04-08-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,642
Posted By ragin cajun
I'm 99% sure that you have water in your lower...

I'm 99% sure that you have water in your lower unit. You need to pull that unit, expose the water pump housing. Check to see if there is any of that same colored oil coming from the prop exhaust. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,596
Posted By ragin cajun
Check out the RTIC line of coolers. Much ...

Check out the RTIC line of coolers. Much lighter for same size and less expensive!
Forum: Power Systems 01-29-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,956
Posted By ragin cajun
Had these exact engines in my last boat. The...

Had these exact engines in my last boat. The only service to these engines were cleaning the heat exchangers and routine oil and service. Ya look at the key and they start! Over heating, as in most...
Forum: Power Systems 01-29-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,956
Posted By ragin cajun
Are these engines NA (250hp) or they Turbos...

Are these engines NA (250hp) or they Turbos 375-425hp? If engines have been maintained by Cat standards along with running at trawler speeds they are very reliable. 5,000 hours without rebuild is...
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-02-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By ragin cajun
I wondered how long it would be before you guys...

I wondered how long it would be before you guys came back to the water. All the years of you and Cherry exploring the Gulf Coast and the Keys, the sea and adventure is in your blood. Beautiful GB! ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,129
Posted By ragin cajun
Fajah, Many locals run to the high banks...

Fajah,


Many locals run to the high banks of the ditch between Destin and Panama. Warning! This area can become a party zone during named storms! Bow and stern anchors with long lines running...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By ragin cajun
Check out TFer Scott on his trip onboard his...

Check out TFer Scott on his trip onboard his Krogen 42. www.caribbeansealife.wordpress.com (https://www.caribbeansealife.wordpress.com) Great source of info along with interesting blog!
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,080
Posted By ragin cajun
Keurig makes a too weak cup for my taste. Being a...

Keurig makes a too weak cup for my taste. Being a coffee snob my first choice is a French drip cup of Community Coffee dark roast (local). For special occasions Jamaican Blue Mountain gets a 100.
Forum: Power Systems 05-05-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,320
Posted By ragin cajun
Call Breaux Brothers. I'm sure they can give you...

Call Breaux Brothers. I'm sure they can give you any info needed on your hull. They made 100s of these crew boats. 1-337-229-4232, Loreauville LA.
Forum: Power Systems 05-05-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,320
Posted By ragin cajun
Very familiar with these boats. Owned a 24ft...

Very familiar with these boats. Owned a 24ft offshore fishing boat made by Breaux Bay Craft. Is this the look of your boat?102276

I believe this 40ft has 671 turbos...will plane this hull loaded...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,484
Posted By ragin cajun
I would pay the fuel bill to be...

I would pay the fuel bill to be co-captain/throttle man for a couple of hours. Besides, going 70mph pulls all the wrinkles off your face....you'll look 30 years younger!
Forum: Power Systems 03-11-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,289
Posted By ragin cajun
FF, every now and then you come up with...

FF, every now and then you come up with incredible words of wisdom and know how! Thanks for that tip!
Forum: Power Systems 02-19-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,474
Posted By ragin cajun
Second Sen-Dure. Used them for Onan gen on 2...

Second Sen-Dure. Used them for Onan gen on 2 separate boats, great price along with quick service.
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ragin cajun
Having had a boat with those Cats it seems you're...

Having had a boat with those Cats it seems you're not going to have enough fuel to make it in a straight shot at 8kts. You're looking at a 80hr trip coming out of N.O. if the weather and sea...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-25-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By ragin cajun
Hey Stars! Crab Island is mostly a daytime...

Hey Stars! Crab Island is mostly a daytime anchorage with little to no protection from any strong prevailing winds. Anchor in Old Lagoon for the evening then motor out to Crab Island in the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By ragin cajun
Great pics! Looks like ya didn't remove your...

Great pics! Looks like ya didn't remove your canvas! Glad you guys faired well
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By ragin cajun
Hey Stars, windfinder is going nuts with their...

Hey Stars, windfinder is going nuts with their forecast. Seems they thinking a minimal
hurricane. Hope not!
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,535
Posted By ragin cajun
Hey da Stars! Take 'em down. Winds forecast...

Hey da Stars! Take 'em down. Winds forecast 25-44mph Sat. thru Sun. evening for Northshore area. Cover or better yet remove electronics. Lots of rain; 3-4ft rise in tides. Going south of you to...
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