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Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By N4061
While I do not have experience with the equipment...

While I do not have experience with the equipment mentioned I would suggest reaching out to your local marine electronics company who performs installations and talk with first. A few areas you will...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By N4061
A bad experience

Our only bad experience with a stuffing box was with our N35 which we purchased as a used boat (900 hours on the engine). While our story may not be related to your situation its worth mentioning...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,342
Posted By N4061
First Sail

Well, it took almost five months but yesterday I finally experienced my first sail on the Sanddpiper. Tony (captain who assisted with installing the sails) met at Dana Point Harbor (home of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,342
Posted By N4061
thanks

Thank you forwarding this link. I actually joined a few months ago only to find the site very quiet.

John
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,342
Posted By N4061
Sail Rigged

Well, it took a while but the sail is finally rigged. Last week I trailered the boat up to Dana Point (home of PAE Nordhavn) and met a licensed captain who was willing to help me rig the boat. It...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 03-19-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,197
Posted By N4061
Handrail

You can tell your wife the change in design was my doing and something my wife requested. Another great example on how accommodating Scott and Lisa can be.

John
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 03-19-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,197
Posted By N4061
H46 - A Perspective

Having worked with Scott and Lisa on our H38E IMO they are honest, hard-working, dedicated team that cares about their customers and product. An example of their commitment was stated within this...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,663
Posted By N4061
Having owned two FD Nordhavns, one SD Nordhavn...

Having owned two FD Nordhavns, one SD Nordhavn and one One H38 and can advise many of the posts above are accurate. A FD boat will be more expensive, likely include back up systems, heavier built...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By N4061
Stolen Boat in Newport Beach California

Interesting video of attempted stolen boat in Newport Beach, CA.

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/stolen-yacht-hits-boats-during-chase-across-newport-beach-harbor/
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,497
Posted By N4061
San Diego

Mission Bay in San Diego showing over $8/gal.

John
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,497
Posted By N4061
No Change in plans

I'm starting to think my timing was good selling the trawler and deciding on something new (sailing). With the little electric motor and a single sail which I still need to install, gas prices are...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,159
Posted By N4061
Overland Shipping

No problem shipping the boat overland (done all the time). Ballpark cost a few years ago was $15K. I'm sure it's more today. Good thing its only money and you can't take it with you.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,746
Posted By N4061
Smile Has The Market Peaked?

As with life nothing stays the same forever including trends and markets which begs the question have we seen the peak in demand for boats and RV's and are times starting to change? Last week for...
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-08-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,905
Posted By N4061
Where to go?

Thought about this once when we owned the Nordhavn's and decided south to Mexico until we run out of fuel. Never actually planned for it but it was nice to know if we had to make a run (OK, slow...
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-07-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,679
Posted By N4061
What about China offering their credit card...

What about China offering their credit card system and backing Russia? When do we wake up and realize China is not our friend and we need to start pulling manufacturing out of their country? ...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-01-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,377
Posted By N4061
Boat Building

I'm glad to see the President SOTU speech talk about bringing jobs back to the USA. When he mentioned all the job's we shipped overseas I could not stop and think about boat building in China. Yes,...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-01-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,377
Posted By N4061
Appears at least one Russian billionaire's yacht...

Appears at least one Russian billionaire's yacht recently anchored off an island in Maldives which does not have an extradition treaty with the US. This may get interesting if the US moves in and...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-27-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,679
Posted By N4061
World Politics

I'm glad I found this thread since I was thinking of starting a post on the war in Ukraine but did not want to turn this great forum into a platform for political views. Opinions and views are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 63,159
Posted By N4061
War and Boating

Strange that we find ourselves watching yet another military conflict on TV with all its death and destruction. I don't want to start talking about political views on this great forum despite my...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-24-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,262
Posted By N4061
Builers

No argument, most people (myself included) will look for the best overall value and follow their pocketbook. This will likely never change, and we all may have to wait until the cost of building in...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-23-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,262
Posted By N4061
Canadian Built

Iím glade to read your comment about building in Canada and keeping the jobs local. When I decided to build our latest boat (small sailboat) I made the decision to build in the US and promote local...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 02-23-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By N4061
Old Boats

There was an article not so long ago I believe in Boat US or similar magazine which discussed this issue and its impact on the environment. As we all know fiberglass like plastic does not breakdown...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-23-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,262
Posted By N4061
welcome

I explored this builder a few years back and familiar with some of the work two of the noted naval architects have done. Looks like you picked a reputable company to work with. The boat resembles...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,342
Posted By N4061
Sailing

After watching a few on-line video's, I tend to agree it doesn't look to be that difficult but still looking for someone to assist with the first lesson and assist with installing the sails for the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,342
Posted By N4061
Sailing Lessons

Hello and thank you for posting your message. You are correct, my reference to speaking with someone about taking us out for a lesson was not you. We continue to struggle to identify someone and...
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