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DIY Seacock Installation

I’m in the middle of replacing a gate valve on my boat with a proper seacock and thought I’d share this video from Forespar. It does an excellent job of showing step by step what you need to do.

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Windlass Update

Board to fill the anchor locker door
hole

Saturday morning we’re going back into the yard to have the foredeck fiberglass work completed. I’ve done a lot of the prep work, but I want this structural work to be done by skilled professionals.

When it’s completed the foredeck will be closed off completely, removing the …

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Sailrite LSZ-1 Sewing Machine

I’m in the market for an LSZ-1 if you’re selling one contact me! I was looking at an older unit on online and contact Matt at Sailrite who sent me this great video about the difference between the version 1 and 2 of their machines. Also, here’s …

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Cruise Cruise Baby

Check out this awesome video from the Coastal Ocean Observing Center at University of New Hampshire

It’s K-Lassic !

Thanks to Kurt at UNH for the link

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Manning Up In Alaska by Dick Drechsler

Manning Up In Alaska by Dick Drechsler

This is a great book for cruisers who want to see all the little things you will have to deal with while out sailing. No matter that Dick’s pockets are deeper than a lot of cruisers; you’re still going to have …

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Cruising Information Groups

Just wanted to take a second to give a shout out to a bunch of mailing lists I’m on as I think they useful to anyone looking to go cruising some day.

Puget Sound Cruising Club – The PSCC holds monthly local meetings (if North Seattle Community College is local …

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From The Scout Report: The Mariners' Museum

I feel like the Scout Report includes this type of stuff just for me, thanks!

The Mariners' Museum\ http://www.marinersmuseum.org/

Started in 1930 by Archer Milton Huntington, The Mariners' Museum has grown\ over the past eight decades to include a host of exhibits on the seafaring\ life, including …

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DIY Wi-Fi System

I was reading this post on Panbo about the RogueWave Wi-Fi system which is the same as the Ubiquiti Bullet M2-HP I am using at a much inflated price. Granted I don’t’ have anyone to call for tech support, but for this, it isn’t something I need tech …

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Maretron DSM250 Display Standby Mode Workaround

After the first night of trying to sleep in the same cabin with the DSM 250 on “low” backlight lead to me turn it off at nights. But this isn’t so good because then the buffer of data is uses to charts graphs is lost.

Turns out you can …

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Evaluating PC Navigational Software

I’m going to start working on a feature comparison of PC based navigation software packages and could use some input from you on what you want to know. Do you have a favorite feature you think should be in all nav programs? Let me know and I’ll try …

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