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05-14-2021, 01:35 PM
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Posted By RickC137

Sisu 22 - 2018 hull with 2019 Yamaha 115, $76K

Two events combining to bring this boat for sale: (1) I had a severe break of my ankle in late January, with surgery in February, and it is still on the mend. I can't even climb a ladder yet. (2) I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-13-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By RickC137

Do you mean "Grey Seas Under"? A favorite...

Do you mean "Grey Seas Under"?

A favorite of mine.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,438
Posted By RickC137

South of the Mason-Dixon line?

South of the Mason-Dixon line?
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-05-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,941
Posted By RickC137

Well, he could have, oh I don't know, made a...

Well, he could have, oh I don't know, made a phone call?

Pistol in one hand, long gun in the other. Terrible muzzle discipline. Didn't even charge the M4 until they'd been shot at numerous times....
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29,750
Views: 12,040,036
Posted By RickC137

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x971/20210503_125614_33403d37cdef6df6e898b820058532f1244beee6.jpg...
05-04-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By RickC137

What CFR are you operating under that you are...

What CFR are you operating under that you are required to have a radar reflector?

If that's the case, I'd put it on a short mast above the radar.
04-30-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By RickC137

Can you select a different map under "map...

Can you select a different map under "map options"?
04-30-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By RickC137

You might be referring to AIS if you're using it...

You might be referring to AIS if you're using it "to see where other boats are"

If your radio is less than 20 years old, it has the ability to transmit DSC calls.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 905
Posted By RickC137

He's probably replying to me. The...

He's probably replying to me.

The instructions are very specific but everything is there on the NMC site and failure to follow the exact directions in the exact order will result in delays.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-30-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 905
Posted By RickC137

https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/recs/ Honestly,...

https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/recs/

Honestly, if you're having trouble following their directions and finding the link above, you're gonna' have a rough ride.

The email directions are very...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-29-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 905
Posted By RickC137

You should get an initial acknowledgement of the...

You should get an initial acknowledgement of the received email within a couple days at most.
04-28-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,279
Posted By RickC137

If in distress, Mash the red button first......

If in distress, Mash the red button first... THEN, go to 16 to call Mayday.

The distress alert doesn't just go to the USCG, it goes to EVERY boat in range along with your Lat/Long, and assuming...
04-25-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,814
Posted By RickC137

I have a 2018 Eastern Sisu 22 that I'll be...

I have a 2018 Eastern Sisu 22 that I'll be selling shortly (moving back to FL). It's still shrink wrapped in my driveway and I'm nursing a broken ankle.

Hard sides, rear curtain, 115 Yamaha (still...
Forum: Northeast
04-24-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,186
Posted By RickC137

As said above, hours are not really relatve. "Sea...

As said above, hours are not really relatve. "Sea Days" is a casual term. A "day" is 4 hours at a minimum. If you work on a commercial vessel with an authorized two watch system (12 hour work days),...
04-24-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,507
Posted By RickC137

That's what they're for. Commonly seen on...

That's what they're for. Commonly seen on inspected passenger vessels in warm water coastwise service.

Trying to replace a liferaft with an inflatable boat is idiotic.

A raft is purpose...
04-22-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,507
Posted By RickC137

Life Floats ...

Life Floats

https://www.lrse.com/products/jim-buoy-life-float
Forum: Northeast
04-21-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,724
Posted By RickC137

Have him call the Station and talk to the OOD or...

Have him call the Station and talk to the OOD or Yeoman. A single guy can almost certainly rack at the station for a while. There's also a large Navy base in Newport with several Cutters based there,...
04-20-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By RickC137

The FCC does not provide free MMSI's. I am 90%...

The FCC does not provide free MMSI's. I am 90% sure the free MMSI provided to Boat US members or from power squadron are NOT maintained by the FCC.
04-20-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,694
Posted By RickC137

I have that exact truck. A 2018. Max...

I have that exact truck. A 2018.

Max trailer weight rating is 6,000 pounds. GCWR is either 12,500 or 12,800 pounds, probably depending on individual GVWR.

My GVWR is 6,500.

I owned 2...
04-18-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By RickC137

If you're just looking for the emergency DSC...

If you're just looking for the emergency DSC calling ability, I'm not sure there's a benefit to connecting it, since it's self contained with the built in GPS.

If you pony up another $100, you can...
04-18-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By RickC137

Standard Horizon GX1400G Eclipse VHF Radio with...

Standard Horizon GX1400G Eclipse VHF Radio with built in GPS. $160 (+/-).
04-17-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 983
Posted By RickC137

Winter blend gasoline sucks. My MPG plummets...

Winter blend gasoline sucks. My MPG plummets 5-10% when they switch over. It's glaringly obvious.

But, I record every tank by hand on the Fuelly app, so it's more obvious to me than someone who...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-16-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,419
Posted By RickC137

I had Pfizer #1 this afternoon. So far so good. ...

I had Pfizer #1 this afternoon. So far so good. No soreness or after effects. Had Covid back in Early January.
Forum: Northeast
04-13-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By RickC137

I painted mine as best I could on the trailer. ...

I painted mine as best I could on the trailer. Brought it to my small marina where the slung it in the travel left. I was able to hit everything I missed on the trailer. Left it slung overnight...
04-13-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By RickC137

If you're travelling to the Bahamas, you'll need...

If you're travelling to the Bahamas, you'll need a ship station license from the FCC, which will also include an MMSI which you need for DSC distress calling (Red Emergency Button). The MMSI is...
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