Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Hippocampus
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,493
Posted By Hippocampus
Much wisdom here. We carried a 4 man Winslow when...

Much wisdom here. We carried a 4 man Winslow when doing blue water. That boat was designed to have a valise stored under the helm seat. There was even a eye ring to tie the inflation release cord to....
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Hippocampus
Anchored in Sandy Hook now so don’t know...

Anchored in Sandy Hook now so don’t know conclusion of the story. But even 1/3 up the jersey coast you could still see the smoke. Lost vision there. So know it was burning until night fall.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,493
Posted By Hippocampus
PS just referring to the need to show you have...

PS just referring to the need to show you have done the SAS course within the last 24 months in order to be a participant in several of the sailboat races. It’s a common reason for people to do the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 464
Posted By Hippocampus
We carry a block and tackle as part of our safety...

We carry a block and tackle as part of our safety equipment. Bride is small (4’10”) and 1/2 my weight. Should windlass fail would use boat to get to up and down. Then use two dock lines. Attach...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,493
Posted By Hippocampus
+1 on Safety at Sea. Very much worth doin the SAS...

+1 on Safety at Sea. Very much worth doin the SAS course even if not needed for a sailboat race.
Forum: Boats | Wanted Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By Hippocampus
Well. Maybe it’s dance with the one you brought....

Well. Maybe it’s dance with the one you brought. But there’s significant differences between the 37 and 42
If you’re married or cruise with friends two heads are a big deal.
Also having hydronic...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,398
Posted By Hippocampus
Have a button off his dress uniform for my wife’s...

Have a button off his dress uniform for my wife’s dad (marine) and a small clock pendant ( army intelligence then wild Bill/OSS) pinned next to the nav station. Each child of both were given same....
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Hippocampus
What was interesting was the barge was low in its...

What was interesting was the barge was low in its stern so had enough increased draft he needed to periodically cross the shipping canal to avoid running aground. This caused concern for ships...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,875
Posted By Hippocampus
We have a SeaKeeper 5 on a NT42. Installed a...

We have a SeaKeeper 5 on a NT42. Installed a decade ago. Works fine. Wonder if that 5 year policy was necessary.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,875
Posted By Hippocampus
I have a Hobie 360 kayak for fly fishing. Your...

I have a Hobie 360 kayak for fly fishing. Your legs drive two nearly horizontal paddles that can also aliase which can steer you as effectively as the sledge and rudder.
Wonder if for displacement...
Forum: Boats | Wanted Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By Hippocampus
Was in the same situation. Looked at the boats...

Was in the same situation. Looked at the boats you mentioned plus nordhavn 40 and a 43. Favorite was the nordhavn 43 but so few for sale. One I wanted went well above initial asking price. Then found...
Forum: Boats | Wanted Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By Hippocampus
Was in the same situation. Looked at the boats...

Was in the same situation. Looked at the boats you mentioned plus nordhavn 40 and a 43. Favorite was the nordhavn 43 but so few for sale. One I wanted went well above initial asking price. Then found...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,347
Posted By Hippocampus
+1 Peter. Don’t get owned by your processions. On...

+1 Peter. Don’t get owned by your processions. On land or sea. There’s a dynamic between creature comforts or even safety equipment where expense, need to service and space is in conflict with a easy...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,347
Posted By Hippocampus
Go small go now has been the Lin and Larry...

Go small go now has been the Lin and Larry mantra. Still think. Two staterooms. 7 berths 4 which work as singles on passage. Two heads. Enough room for 3 spares of everything key. Enough room for one...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By Hippocampus
We’re having the opposite problem. Chain goes in...

We’re having the opposite problem. Chain goes in fine except must go in and pile up. Then top of pile falls over on top of new chain coming in. So when you let out chain it’s trapped under a pile and...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Hippocampus
Daisy Mae

Last night and this morning has been interesting. Early AM showed 200’ flames and huge plume of smoke. First thought it was on land. Soon saw it was a barge on fire headed south on Delaware. They...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Hippocampus
Replaced Chinese shackles on ground tackle and...

Replaced Chinese shackles on ground tackle and went from a small delta to a proper sized Vulcan. Anchored half way down the Delaware last night due to pending t storms. Of course they hit us square....
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-20-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Hippocampus
Thanks so much RS. Exactly the information...

Thanks so much RS. Exactly the information wanted. Agree seems optimistic. For total trip calculation will use 1.2g/h. Still have ample reserves if I keep to ~7kts. Even f I need the SeaKeeper...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-20-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Hippocampus
It’s a 11.5 kw. ?about the same? Anyone know for...

It’s a 11.5 kw. ?about the same? Anyone know for 11.5?

Thanks for the ballpark number HW. Wanted idle, half load, full load for 11.5kw
Last boat had a NL. It sipped fuel until full load.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-20-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Hippocampus
Onan MDKBM-5747460 Fuel consumption

In actual use does anyone know fuel consumption for this Onan 11.5kw genset?
Thanks
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 05-20-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,144
Posted By Hippocampus
Two stories. Was living in Duxbury MA a fairly...

Two stories. Was living in Duxbury MA a fairly snotty town in MA. Was halfzies on a boat with the General Practitioner of the town. He was a very dignified Harvard trained southern gentleman. Coming...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,952
Posted By Hippocampus
Our tanks take 600g. We came here at 10.2 kts and...

Our tanks take 600g. We came here at 10.2 kts and burned a bit over 1 1/2 fill ups. Want to go back on one fill up which should be doable at 7kts. and allow a reserve. Will refill immediately...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-19-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,964
Posted By Hippocampus
Have done two houses to get to zero footprint. In...

Have done two houses to get to zero footprint. In that setting even with batteries as an ancillary if power goes out a credit was offered. In our town given in order to have any power run to the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,952
Posted By Hippocampus
$6.11 for valtec diesel at Deltaville boatyard...

$6.11 for valtec diesel at Deltaville boatyard today. Took 376 g. Wanted to be totally filled. Will use it all getting to NEB in RI. Fill refill asap there as think it’s only going to be more...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,952
Posted By Hippocampus
Congruent to,my thinking. It’s a full decade or...

Congruent to,my thinking. It’s a full decade or more between any intervention and impact. Be it having trucks and cars age out to make the fleet running as e vehicles or having enough wind/solar to...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012