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Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-24-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By jdud133
Thank you everyone for your assistance. Our boat...

Thank you everyone for your assistance. Our boat is under contract and should close in the next week.
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By jdud133
Lazarette Latch

I broke the turning mechanism for the lazarette hatch on my 79 Mainship mk1. Does anyone know where I could get one?

thanks
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-07-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By jdud133
1979 Mainship 34 mk1 Placida Florida $22,500

The time has come to sell Anegada da Vida. We are moving to Oregon and not taking the boat with us. We have cruised her for the past five years from Maryland to Rhode Island to Florida in relative...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-05-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By jdud133
Lon Acheson Survtech@comcast.net ...

Lon Acheson
Survtech@comcast.net
301-318-1089

I used him for an insurance survey about two years ago. He was
very good.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,117
Posted By jdud133
Unfortunately it took a pandemic crisis for my...

Unfortunately it took a pandemic crisis for my wife's company to change their policy from "nobody can work from home because of security reasons" to "everybody needs to work from home". My wife is...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 03-21-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By jdud133
A second recommendation for Safe Cove. They have...

A second recommendation for Safe Cove. They have a very good staff and good security.
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By jdud133
Portable battery pack/Jump starter

Does anyone carry a portable battery pack/Jump starter for their diesel engine? What would recommend?
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,340
Posted By jdud133
We went from Rhode Island to Punta Gorda Florida...

We went from Rhode Island to Punta Gorda Florida in two months. We travel at about 7kts. Here is our blog describing our day to day adventures.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,895
Posted By jdud133
Anegada da Vida: Window shades...

Anegada da Vida: Window shades (https://anegadadavida.blogspot.com/2017/08/window-shades.html)
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,874
Posted By jdud133
I also have a 79 Mainship and one of the...

I also have a 79 Mainship and one of the starboard side windows shattered while we were gone. It was held in place by a sheet of window tint. I have no idea why it happened. We are in Florida and...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 05-15-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By jdud133
Anegada da Vida: New Windlass and Anchor...

Anegada da Vida: New Windlass and Anchor (https://anegadadavida.blogspot.com/2017/07/new-windlass-and-anchor.html)
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,447
Posted By jdud133
https://youtu.be/WnaAkMa8J6k We stayed at...

https://youtu.be/WnaAkMa8J6k

We stayed at the Channel House in Depot Bay. This was the view from our balcony hot tub. Sometimes it is not that bad.
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jdud133
I took out the impeller and ran it from just...

I took out the impeller and ran it from just before the raw water strainer to go in and out just before it goes to the exhaust elbow. I used a low pressure pump supplied by Rydlyme.
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jdud133
Raw water in the coolant tank.

My perkins T6.354 was running a little hot, about 195, up from the usual 180.

The strainer was clear, the impeller was good. Today I ran some Rydlyme through the raw water side. While I was...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By jdud133
Everything is subjective. What do you want to...

Everything is subjective. What do you want to accomplish during your cruise. We found the Georgia ICW to be easy. The anchorages are peaceful and beautiful. It was also less crowded that the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,031
Posted By jdud133
1. #5 2. #6 However, is this the...

1. #5
2. #6

However, is this the best anchor for this situation?
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-12-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,175
Posted By jdud133
For the first two years we used it for weekends...

For the first two years we used it for weekends around Narragansett bay and occasional week long trips down to Connecticut or out to Long island. Then we sold everything and lived aboard for almost...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 08-12-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By jdud133
When we brought our boat down from Rhode Island...

When we brought our boat down from Rhode Island to southwest Florida last fall we relied on Active Captain the most, WaterWay guide second, and the great book of anchorages third.

I thought the...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-27-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,032
Posted By jdud133
More room and more comfortable with feet toward...

More room and more comfortable with feet toward the bow.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-25-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,528
Posted By jdud133
I am 6-2 and 240lbs. ER access is very difficult...

I am 6-2 and 240lbs. ER access is very difficult but at least I have long arms. Always wear long pants and a long sleeve shirt because you will get cut up trying to wedge yourself into tight spaces...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By jdud133
Southwest Florida Hurricane Plan

This will be my first hurricane season in southwest Florida. I am in Burnt Store Marina but the boat is too heavy to haul out here. My insurance requires a severe weather plan. What do boaters in...
Forum: Power Systems 04-07-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By jdud133
Thrust Systems stern thruster

I have what I believe is a ThrustSystems ST-360 stern thruster. The company was based in Sarasota Fl. at one time but I am sure that was quite a few years ago. The starboard prop on the thruster is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,972
Posted By jdud133
Thank you everyone for your thoughts. We were...

Thank you everyone for your thoughts. We were anchored in Stuart to begin our journey on the Okeechobee. Our original plan was to stop in Indiantown and then go route 1 over to Moore Haven. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,972
Posted By jdud133
Okeechobee, where to stop

We will be travelling the Okeechobee next week. We are going east to west in a 7.5kt boat. Where should we schedule our stops along the way?
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,394
Posted By jdud133
We went through here today. The current was...

We went through here today. The current was against us and the admiral applied almost all the power we had to make it through. We were heading south and just before we entered beneath the bridge...
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