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Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2018, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Nimble1
And while we are on the subject...anyone have any...

And while we are on the subject...anyone have any idea as to why the depths shown on the Navionics app are so far off from the actual depths?? And yes, its set to feet.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By Nimble1
Just completed a 3 week trip to the Abacos aboard...

Just completed a 3 week trip to the Abacos aboard a friends boat and used the auto routing feature on my Samsung Tablet. As others have said you must check the routes but I found it to be very...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,251
Posted By Nimble1
I travel on a 52' sportfish(lot of open space on...

I travel on a 52' sportfish(lot of open space on the bow) that we carry a 13' Boston Whaler on the bow. The boat came from the factory with a 1000 lb crane and the Whaler is probably pushing that...
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 03-23-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,983
Posted By Nimble1
Sorry for the late reply to this thread but had...

Sorry for the late reply to this thread but had to put lots of things on hold due to 5 1/2 weeks of chemo and radiation. I WILL be boating next week...LOL
As far as reverse thrust, being an old...
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 03-13-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,083
Posted By Nimble1
Beautiful boat! And you have done a great job!...

Beautiful boat! And you have done a great job! Hope your cruise went well,
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 03-12-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,983
Posted By Nimble1
I went with the Suzuki 50hp High Thrust and...

I went with the Suzuki 50hp High Thrust and couldn't be happier. The extra thrust is amazing and the larger lower unit really helps with the way the boat tracks. It was a good decision.
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 01-22-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 65,977
Posted By Nimble1
Hi Richard. I actually saw one of these at the...

Hi Richard. I actually saw one of these at the local Ft.Myers Boat show a few months ago. I didn't inquire as to the price but I would bet its going to be more than a used Nomad. I do like the way...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,494
Posted By Nimble1
Also live on Pine Island in St.James City with...

Also live on Pine Island in St.James City with over 30 year old sea wall. We were lucky and had no damage. But many did and as previously stated, not enough contractors to go around. Hoping mine last...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By Nimble1
Our friends AP-20 screen has done the same thing...

Our friends AP-20 screen has done the same thing but we have not been able to find anyone or anything to repair it. Might give the repair service mentioned a call.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Nimble1
Live on PI and agree with ljk....do not attempt...

Live on PI and agree with ljk....do not attempt the east side passage. OK in a smaller boat but not with a 4' draft!
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,196
Posted By Nimble1
We go to the Bahamas often with friends on their...

We go to the Bahamas often with friends on their 52' Ocean Yacht. Although its sportfish hull will take lots of punishment we still watch our weather. Once there we seldom get over 10mph ..He used to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By Nimble1
SOS Lights

Since the Weems & Plath light is advertised in the classifieds at a great price, I thought I might ask for clarification on this. I purchased one for the boat I travel on quite a bit and was under...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,229
Posted By Nimble1
I think he means LaBelle. Actually there are two...

I think he means LaBelle. Actually there are two yards between Moore Haven and LaBelle.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,165
Posted By Nimble1
My boat is pretty small compared to most of the...

My boat is pretty small compared to most of the responders so I keep one by the helm and one at the stern. My choice is the Kershaw dive knife, around $20 to $25 depending on where you buy them....
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 10-02-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 65,977
Posted By Nimble1
New Suzuki 50 High Thrust. The power head is...

New Suzuki 50 High Thrust. The power head is about the same size of the old Honda but the lower unit and prop is much larger. Suzuki info says the lower unit is adapted from a 140hp motor! All I know...
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 09-20-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 65,977
Posted By Nimble1
Well, the repower of Sweet Pea was finally...

Well, the repower of Sweet Pea was finally completed after Hurricane Irma roared through our island. She rode it out on a trailer at the boat yard awaiting the correct pitch prop.
I reluctantly...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,706
Posted By Nimble1
We spent the hurricane in a friends newer home...

We spent the hurricane in a friends newer home with hurricane glass right on Pine Island Sound so we had a great if not a little scary view. The water was pulled out for about 6 hrs and when the wind...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-02-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,556
Posted By Nimble1
Just "waxed" my year old coat of green Awlcraft...

Just "waxed" my year old coat of green Awlcraft with the Awlcare polymer liquid. Easy to use, wipe on with "cotton" rag, let haze up and wipe off with a "cotton" cloth. Looks great and will do it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,310
Posted By Nimble1
92.8 was the water temp and you would be hard...

92.8 was the water temp and you would be hard pressed to find anything deeper than 20' feet in the Sound..LOL
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-19-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By Nimble1
Have had experience with the "fountain of poop"...

Have had experience with the "fountain of poop" on friends boat...Not fun at all...
Actually it looked more like a "volcano of poop" to me...LOL
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,310
Posted By Nimble1
Great pic of your boat Janice...have always loved...

Great pic of your boat Janice...have always loved Shuckers.
As to the water temps in the summer in Fla...yesterday the temp in Pine Island Sound was 92.8! No hull cooling from that...LOL
Forum: General Maintenance 08-01-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By Nimble1
I went from varnishing and lettering teak to...

I went from varnishing and lettering teak to this...much better and never any maintenance.
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 07-10-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 65,977
Posted By Nimble1
I have not seen one yet on the water other than...

I have not seen one yet on the water other than the first hull. There were some folks on here trying to sell their interest in one. They apparently contracted to have one built but wanted out. ...
Forum: Trailerable or Pocket Trawlers 07-08-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,983
Posted By Nimble1
High thrust outboards

Anyone have any experience with them? I am going to repower my Nomad trawler and considering one. I presently have a 1991 Honda 45 hp that still runs but is starting to have issues(tilt/trim, oil...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 07-08-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,067
Posted By Nimble1
Navico HS8000 Heading sensor

Trying to keep an old Navico autopilot system going? I have a basically new heading sensor for a Navico system. It was originally for a 8000 system but may work for other models or even other...
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