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Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-22-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Posted By MacPhid
Aqua Maps would work for you, AIS overlay, active...

Aqua Maps would work for you, AIS overlay, active captain integration plus waterway guide.

James
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-23-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 647
Posted By MacPhid
Itís not unusual for aluminum fuel tanks of that...

Itís not unusual for aluminum fuel tanks of that vintage to develop pinhole leaks in the bottom section depending on installation and supports for them.
Just a thought to at least have a close look...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-21-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 647
Posted By MacPhid
The Campion is a nice trawler, inboard shaft...

The Campion is a nice trawler, inboard shaft drive with the gas V-6. Probably gets reasonable fuel economy at trawler speed. This boat is very similar in design to the Camanoís now Helmsman.
The...
Forum: Power Systems 04-23-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,729
Posted By MacPhid
Only a PITA if you run from the fly bridge. Locks...

Only a PITA if you run from the fly bridge. Locks here (Trent-Severn/Rideau Canal) require engines off once in the lock. Stop engines from bridge and alarm buzzers sound until key is switched off,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-06-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By MacPhid
I recall there is a calibration procedure for the...

I recall there is a calibration procedure for the point 1 compass/gps. You can run it from the chart plotter if I remember correctly. The point 1 needs to be calibrated to allow overlaying the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,547
Posted By MacPhid
To fit in your price range and still hitting most...

To fit in your price range and still hitting most of your criteria you might consider a Bayliner 4588 motor yacht. Protected props in tunnels, good economy @ 8 knots with bullet proof Hino diesels...
Forum: Power Systems 03-11-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By MacPhid
Might be as simple as a wire off of the low oil...

Might be as simple as a wire off of the low oil pressure alarm switch, but could be more too it, especially with the other symptoms. Anything oil related demands investigation.

James
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-06-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,822
Posted By MacPhid
I would just buy a replacement 30 amp cord. Make...

I would just buy a replacement 30 amp cord. Make sure the boat end is installed and twisted securely in the socket and the locking ring isnít cross threaded.

James
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 02-28-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,882
Posted By MacPhid
Magnus Stabilizer for a ST 52

The boat was eventually salvaged, plywood patch over the hull breach and floated back to Orillia to Crates Marina. Iím guessing someone bought her as one day driving by I saw them taking a sawsall to...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 02-28-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,882
Posted By MacPhid
https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s59/perils-sta...

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s59/perils-stabilizers-32779.html
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-25-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,822
Posted By MacPhid
If the vessel is 40 years old I would think itís...

If the vessel is 40 years old I would think itís just as likely the overload was at the terminals where the boats internal AC wiring joins to the 30A plug inside the boat. The pictures show that is a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,981
Posted By MacPhid
I think that with proper care, the fuel tanks...

I think that with proper care, the fuel tanks could be removed through the hull depending on tank size etc. Done properly the hull side can be put back to original. Here is a link to a tank...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,843
Posted By MacPhid
True, itís in the same space but not a wet head...

True, itís in the same space but not a wet head where you shower in front of the toilet and sink. The shower is a stall aft of the toilet sink space with a curtain separating the space.
Have to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,843
Posted By MacPhid
[QUOTE=Nickair;848167]Originally Posted by...

[QUOTE=Nickair;848167]Originally Posted by Trawlerdream View Post

ďYep you are absolutely right. That I should have figured out myself



So I think I rather go smaller and loose a knot or...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,280
Posted By MacPhid
Our Hino EH700 engines have on board centrifugal...

Our Hino EH700 engines have on board centrifugal pressure driven filters, they definitely work as witnessed by the what I presume is carbon that I clean off the housing at each oil change.

James
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 01-23-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By MacPhid
Fogh marine had 20 kg vulcans in stock at the...

Fogh marine had 20 kg vulcans in stock at the boat show in Toronto, go down Sunday, you might get a good deal if the donít have to transport it back to their retail outlet.

James
Forum: Liveaboards 01-03-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,891
Posted By MacPhid
For extensive cruising 2 staterooms are usually...

For extensive cruising 2 staterooms are usually plenty. The DeFever has a berth in the pilot house as well. Watch out for the teak decks on this vintage, could be a lot of work in the future. The 83...
Forum: Liveaboards 01-03-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,891
Posted By MacPhid
The 49 DeFever RPH is one of my dream boats. If...

The 49 DeFever RPH is one of my dream boats. If you're willing to go to a 44 from a 32 the jump to the 49 isn't that much more. Since you're comfortable with older boats, the 49 should be fine as...
Forum: Power Systems 11-04-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,407
Posted By MacPhid
Ross, Iíve been boating (and winterizing) on...

Ross,

Iíve been boating (and winterizing) on Georgian Bay for a number of years. Once our boat is hauled, I run the generator with a winterization kit connected and fed into the raw water...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,619
Posted By MacPhid
Youíll see boats with light bulbs shining very...

Youíll see boats with light bulbs shining very close to the water bow and stern, supposed to keep them away at night.

James
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By MacPhid
Here is on located in myrtle beach. It's a loop...

Here is on located in myrtle beach. It's a loop veteran, we cruised extensively with this Camino when we did our loop. It's in beautiful condition with some nice options.
...
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-07-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By MacPhid
Perhaps it was a spelling error and meant to be...

Perhaps it was a spelling error and meant to be tongue in cheek ďwhoĒ needs a water maker.
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,723
Posted By MacPhid
Doesnít hurt to switch the vhf to low power...

Doesnít hurt to switch the vhf to low power output when contacting a marina on channel 16, less disruptive all around.

James
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