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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-19-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,175
Posted By FlyWright
IMO, trawlers and other live aboard cruisers are...

IMO, trawlers and other live aboard cruisers are in a different camp from most go fast day boats because, if set up properly, you can live aboard in the comfort and convenience of home while afloat...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,695
Posted By FlyWright
We'll be looking for you on the Delta, Sea Robin!

We'll be looking for you on the Delta, Sea Robin!
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 06-09-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,008
Posted By FlyWright
I have found Pittsburg and Rio Vista Delta Marina...

I have found Pittsburg and Rio Vista Delta Marina to be competitive on the lower priced diesel but the trip inland to the California Delta may be farther than you wish to travel for fuel. I usually...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By FlyWright
Glad to hear your preserving the radar. Although...

Glad to hear your preserving the radar. Although I no longer depart the slip in heavy fog, I have found myself plying the foggy waters unexpectedly in my transit around the Bay and Delta. Having...
Forum: Liveaboards 06-06-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,401
Posted By FlyWright
Admittedly I haven't read the entire thread so...

Admittedly I haven't read the entire thread so apologies of this has already been mentioned...

If you really want to fish, you'd probably be happiest with a sedan style trawler. It allows closer...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-06-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,858
Posted By FlyWright
Great to hear. Do you have a link to the remote...

Great to hear. Do you have a link to the remote you used?
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-05-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By FlyWright
Great boat for the SF Bay and CA Delta. Welcome...

Great boat for the SF Bay and CA Delta. Welcome aboard!
Forum: Californian 06-05-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By FlyWright
Very nice, clean boat! She looks great!

Very nice, clean boat! She looks great!
Forum: Californian 05-26-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By FlyWright
Very nice, David!

Very nice, David!
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 05-21-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,858
Posted By FlyWright
Very nice job! Your selection and installation...

Very nice job! Your selection and installation appear very similar to mine.

I love my Lewmar 1000 on a self launching roller. It's been extremely reliable with frequent single-handed anchorings...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By FlyWright
Dollar for dollar, I think the Costco 10'10"/3.3M...

Dollar for dollar, I think the Costco 10'10"/3.3M PVC dink for about $600 capable of 15HP is the best bang for the buck for those of us without power davits. Last year, I bought a spare that sits in...
Forum: Californian 05-19-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By FlyWright
1989 is built by Carver?

1989 is built by Carver?
Forum: Californian 05-19-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By FlyWright
Years ago, I spoke with Gil Marshall (son of Jule...

Years ago, I spoke with Gil Marshall (son of Jule Marshall) on speaker phone with Jule Marshall sitting at the next desk in their office at Navigator Yachts. Gil told me (and Jule agreed) that a HIN...
Forum: Californian 05-16-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By FlyWright
Here's a video Giggitoni/Ray shot from his drone...

Here's a video Giggitoni/Ray shot from his drone a few years ago of us rafted and anchored on Montezuma Slough while sturgeon fishing.
...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 05-14-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,210
Posted By FlyWright
Parks, I've shipped you a large unmarked box...

Parks,

I've shipped you a large unmarked box for disposal.

Thanks a lot, buddy!!!!
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-14-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlyWright
Ted, How many times have you completed the Loop...

Ted, How many times have you completed the Loop solo? Twice?
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,817
Posted By FlyWright
Every day, you're accomplishing what many...

Every day, you're accomplishing what many dreamers dream of and the naysayers fear.

To poorly paraphrase Admiral Farragut, I say "Screw the naysayers! Full speed (or 8 knots) ahead!"

WTG!!
Forum: Harbor Chat 05-13-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 377,961
Posted By FlyWright
I remember when this thread was funny!

I remember when this thread was funny!
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,817
Posted By FlyWright
The TF Reunion will be held on the California...

The TF Reunion will be held on the California Delta with Dos Peces during Kevin's Delta Flyby. Timing may work well for the July 3rd Mandeville Fireworks Show.

We'll also have the TF Marching...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By FlyWright
Here's a link to a panorama shot of me working...

Here's a link to a panorama shot of me working hard at sturgeon fishing in the California Delta.
...
Forum: Californian 05-11-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By FlyWright
https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/attachment.php...

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=74051&d=1520958671https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=644888&postcount=16
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Forum: Californian 05-04-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By FlyWright
The C is 2 inches high by 3 inches wide The...

The C is 2 inches high by 3 inches wide

The o is 5/8 inch high and 1 inch wide

The LOA is 13 1/4 inches.
Forum: Californian 04-29-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By FlyWright
Years ago I asked the Navigator Yachts factory...

Years ago I asked the Navigator Yachts factory foreman if there were any metal Californian nameplates remaining. He advised me they were often requested but not available any longer. He suggested...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-22-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,583
Posted By FlyWright
I added 500W of Renogy panels and MPPT controller...

I added 500W of Renogy panels and MPPT controller in 2020 and they've worked great.

Not sure if they have the size you're looking for, but maybe worth a look. Two of the panels are visible in...
Forum: Californian 03-30-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By FlyWright
I've not seen one on a Perkins. Why do you need...

I've not seen one on a Perkins. Why do you need it?
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