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Forum: West Coast
06-20-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By ncdmtb

Thanks. I have a 50‘ power boat.

Thanks. I have a 50‘ power boat.
Forum: West Coast
06-20-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By ncdmtb

Cruisin Guide San Francisco

I am looking for a good cruising guide for the San Francisco area. I’d like to learn more cruising destinations, anchorages, marinas etc in that area. Any recommendations?
06-19-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By ncdmtb

The water tank is 111 gal. But I take my boat up...

The water tank is 111 gal. But I take my boat up to BC, Canada and water can get difficult to find, in particular potable water. So I really want a system to be independent. That way I can also wash...
06-15-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By ncdmtb

Watermaker

I am looking to install a water maker in my 50 Cantius. The boat is operated in salt water, in the Pacific Northwest.

I am considering to install a rainmaker or a spectra Watermaker. I would like...
02-10-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By ncdmtb

From salt to fresh

Hi,

We keep our boat in salt water. It’s been in salt water for a little over 1 year. I was thinking about taking it through the locks into fresh water for a weekend to kill off algae/barnacles...
03-10-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,593
Posted By ncdmtb

Is your install complete? Are you using the...

Is your install complete? Are you using the internal GPS or did you install the external GPS antenna? How happy are you with the Vesper?
02-26-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,593
Posted By ncdmtb

What are you using as a GPS source? The internal...

What are you using as a GPS source? The internal antenna? Or an external one? And if so, which one - a Vesper or Garmin (I prefer the design/low profile of the Garmin GPS „puck“)
02-19-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By ncdmtb

Maretron Battery Monitor and Tank Level Monitoring

I am considering to install a Maretron system and have it displayed/controlled via a Garmin MFD to monitor the battery charges (so I know when I need to throw on the generator when I am on the hook)...
02-19-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,593
Posted By ncdmtb

My boat has an external GPS antenna (Garmin)...

My boat has an external GPS antenna (Garmin) installed for the MFDs that I have. Can this antenna also supply the signal for AIS?
02-12-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,593
Posted By ncdmtb

My boat has a DPS system, i.e. precision GPS...

My boat has a DPS system, i.e. precision GPS antenna to not only determine position, but also heading. Would this antenna be able to power the AIS?
02-08-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,593
Posted By ncdmtb

Garmin AIS-800 or Vesper XB-8000

I am looking to add an AIS to my Garmin MFDs. I have 2x Garmin GPSMAP 8617 Volvo Penta units.

I was going to add a Garmin AIS-800 to ensure compatibility, but I was told the Vesper AIS device was...
02-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By ncdmtb

There is a device from Garmin, gWind Wireless 2. ...

There is a device from Garmin, gWind Wireless 2.

But I do not know if it’s any good. Since the Garmin is NMEA compatible, I could also connect other senors. Ideally someone with experience would...
02-03-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By ncdmtb

Wind Sensor Recommendation?

I am looking to add a wind sensor to the anchor list mast on a cruiser style power boat. I want to integrate it into my Garmin MFD. I want to be able to measure/monitor wind when docking and when at...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-03-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By ncdmtb

Check out: www.amazon.com/renewed

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02-01-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,142
Posted By ncdmtb

Our boat came with one. It’s a new boat (50...

Our boat came with one. It’s a new boat (50 Cantius) and we have only been on one cruise so far. We went from Seattle up to Vancouver Island and had it on. In the straits there where 3+ waves and we...
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