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Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 675
Posted By guy with a boat
I would ask around for some local knowledge as to...

I would ask around for some local knowledge as to the current status of Cedros as a stop. A Baha rat/fishing buddy of my told me recently that there had been some stuff going on there that might be...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,556
Posted By guy with a boat
While that might be a reasonable description, I...

While that might be a reasonable description, I have to say the first time I have seen Santa Ana winds called “Devil winds” is in this thread. I’ve lived and boated in SoCal most of my life. Maybe it...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 09-22-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By guy with a boat
Who knows why they said that in the generator...

Who knows why they said that in the generator manual, but its perfectly fine to run the propulsion engine after an oil change as part of your winter prep.
Forum: Power Systems 09-18-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By guy with a boat
Did the weather change? Colder temps will cause...

Did the weather change? Colder temps will cause lower “Cold” levels. The volume of coolant in the engines is enough that the difference can be pretty noticable.
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,750
Posted By guy with a boat
My wife and I routinely launch the tender from...

My wife and I routinely launch the tender from the bow in 5 minutes or less, and can load and secure it in the same amount of time.
I can launch and load it by myself if needed, just takes a little...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,750
Posted By guy with a boat
A conventional aft boat deck is often higher...

A conventional aft boat deck is often higher above the water than the foredeck on an aft pilothouse boat, so the height for the tender is not an issue.

We have an aft pilothouse with tender on a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,685
Posted By guy with a boat
There is no dead horse. The comparison and pics...

There is no dead horse. The comparison and pics are interesting and the closer look really makes the contrast evident.
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By guy with a boat
We have an Intellian I6 antenna and boxes for...

We have an Intellian I6 antenna and boxes for both Dish HD and Bell TV. The whole setup has been almost more trouble than it is worth, but part of that is that we kept changing locations (and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By guy with a boat
Crossing borders can be challenging with any of...

Crossing borders can be challenging with any of the choices. We have Dish TV and it shuts off in Canada, so we had to get a Canadian Bell TV box also.

Our Intellian Dish equipment was installed...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 27,992
Posted By guy with a boat
The Nordhavn Owners Group is not owned or...

The Nordhavn Owners Group is not owned or operated by PAE. The site is owned by a (former) long-time N boat owner and is run/moderated by multiple current or former N owners. It has survived and...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 09-06-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By guy with a boat
There are lots of interesting towns and places in...

There are lots of interesting towns and places in the area, and most have been covered well in previous threads.



Regarding availability, transient moorage (at summer rates) is widely...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By guy with a boat
Members come and go on this forum and other...

Members come and go on this forum and other forums. We all post when we have time and are interested in a topic, and we all get busy at times and take a break or move on.

Some level of anonymity...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,451
Posted By guy with a boat
Preview of upcoming thread, “Strongest RV”; the...

Preview of upcoming thread, “Strongest RV”; the conversation of a SWAT team assault vehicle to a cross-country touring RV. Bad weather? I laugh at hurricanes! Car jackers? Not a problem! I might...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,693
Posted By guy with a boat
Although I wasn't among those advising against...

Although I wasn't among those advising against the plan, the comments were primarily concerns about unnecessary risks. No one said it couldn't be done. The suggestions were almost entirely focused on...
Forum: Nordhavn 07-30-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,740
Posted By guy with a boat
Take a look at a 63 when you have a chance. The...

Take a look at a 63 when you have a chance. The layout avoids the stairs through the PH that is common in the 55/60. It also has a helm that fits 2 helm chairs, and a full head/shower in the PH that...
Forum: Power Systems 07-25-2022, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By guy with a boat
Brilliant. Effectively reduce the size of the...

Brilliant. Effectively reduce the size of the wheel for the price or a necker knob.

This gets my vote for answer of the day.
Forum: Electric Powered Boats 07-24-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,937
Posted By guy with a boat
This should be made into a “super-sticky” and be...

This should be made into a “super-sticky” and be automatically posted in every thread about electric and hybrid boats. There are many ways to mix and max components and reinvent the concepts, but...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By guy with a boat
We only have screens on the overhead vent...

We only have screens on the overhead vent hatches. The hatches are almost always open for ventilation when we are not underway, and I wouldn’t be without those screens. There have been a few days...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 07-19-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,694
Posted By guy with a boat
My advice is to keep it simple. If they aren't...

My advice is to keep it simple. If they aren't boaters, you don't want to run for hours during the day. Butchart Gardens, Cowichan/Genoa, Montague, Ganges and your schedule if pretty full.


For...
Forum: Liveaboards 07-10-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,230
Posted By guy with a boat
This topic has seen a lot of discussion in the...

This topic has seen a lot of discussion in the past. Do a search for past threads and you’ll be busy reading for days. People have tried a lot of methods and some are very effective.
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By guy with a boat
Our thrusters are hydraulic so I don’t know if...

Our thrusters are hydraulic so I don’t know if our experience is relevant to electric. I use them much more of the time at partial/proportional thrust than at max thrust. It is quieter and smoother...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-04-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 33,892
Posted By guy with a boat
The Portability option is intended to do what you...

The Portability option is intended to do what you want to do. You can move the dish from from one location to another, and it doesn’t know if its on a boat or a building. I don’t think you will ever...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-02-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By guy with a boat
One of the most available and most underrated...

One of the most available and most underrated degreasers is dish soap. Made to cut grease and does so really well, and no issues with fumes etc. A bucket of dish soap solution and a brush is my go-to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-02-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By guy with a boat
I don’t know the answer but I do know that Time...

I don’t know the answer but I do know that Time Zero tech support should be able to help you. That is a great setup that you have and it obviously should never freeze. I run TZ Pro on both Windows 10...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By guy with a boat
Probably 70-80% of the cost (and time) or that...

Probably 70-80% of the cost (and time) or that job is to disassemble and reassemble the engines as necessary to access the coolers. That makes comparisons difficult unless someone else has the same...
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