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Forum: Dockside Chat
04-28-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,630
Posted By Johnshan

That is SWEET.

That is SWEET.
04-28-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By Johnshan

You are very welcome.

You are very welcome.
04-27-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

Well I back in it now, works great!

Well I back in it now, works great!
04-27-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By Johnshan

I have a used one off of a '91 150. I bought a...

I have a used one off of a '91 150. I bought a spare when I had my Yamaha 150, never needed it, I tested it, works fine. Dont know if it will fit your boat or not, but let me know if your interested...
04-27-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,993
Posted By Johnshan

lol

lol
04-27-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,993
Posted By Johnshan

InTheNet- your awesome man! :rofl:

InTheNet- your awesome man! :rofl:
Forum: Northeast
04-26-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,781
Posted By Johnshan

It all depends upon the sea conditions. That is a...

It all depends upon the sea conditions. That is a fine boat, keep an eye on the weather and you can go 40-50 out if you wanted.
Forum: Northeast
04-25-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Johnshan

Alright thanks guys. Lets take tomorrows...

Alright thanks guys.

Lets take tomorrows forecast for example, " NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. "

Can one assume that these will be rollers and not chop...
Forum: Northeast
04-23-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Johnshan

Wind direction and what it means

Can someone explain how the wind direction affects the ocean conditions in the Gulf of Maine?

I am trying to take all factors of a forecast into account, 2-3's with wind direction one way is...
04-21-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,217
Posted By Johnshan

Been there done that. I stuck it out and ended up...

Been there done that. I stuck it out and ended up with a POS boat that looked great, but had severe problems everywhere I turned.

Walk away man, someone is trying to tell you something.
04-19-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

Well good luck! At least the Volvo DP gives us an...

Well good luck! At least the Volvo DP gives us an advantage.
04-19-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

I think the main issue is the lack of room in the...

I think the main issue is the lack of room in the waterway, its only 35' wide (just measured it with google earth) so I think you might have a little more trouble then you think with the wind going...
04-19-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Johnshan

I use it as a tender, I do not tow it, I strap it...

I use it as a tender, I do not tow it, I strap it to the swim step:

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/johnshan/DSCF9058.jpg

The boat is stable, but I really dont like bring it on shore...
04-19-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

Yeah its just frustrating. If there were more...

Yeah its just frustrating. If there were more room to line up with the slip it may be better, or maybe when all the boats are in the wind will be blocked more, but I doubt it.
04-19-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

The shorepower cord is amidship on the port side....

The shorepower cord is amidship on the port side. If I dock bow in, my power cord runs right up alongside the finger pier and plugs in. If I dock stern in, the cord would have to either jump across...
04-19-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

There is no turn around basin, its just a dead...

There is no turn around basin, its just a dead end with even more boats to the sides.

Guess I just need to keep trying to find what works, in talking to a slip neighbor I mentioned how I planned...
04-18-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

Funny you should mention that, it does like to...

Funny you should mention that, it does like to wander with the wind in reverse, the duo prop volvo drive really does hold its own though- it goes where you point it, its the bow that causes the...
04-18-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

Most boats up here are bow in for whatever...

Most boats up here are bow in for whatever reason. Is there a real advantage to go stern in?
04-18-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Johnshan

Inflatable or Fiberglass Dingy?

What do you guys prefer? Inflatable or a fiberglass Dingy? I currently have a small 8' zodiac with the slats in the floor. It is stable, but I am uncomfortable thinking about the loss of air while...
04-18-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,438
Posted By Johnshan

Docking in a tight marina (pics)

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b42/johnshan/slip.jpg

So what do you guys think? I highlighted my slip and the arrow is the approach. As you can see the waterway is only 30' wide while the boats...
04-15-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,332
Posted By Johnshan

I looked at one with an opti 250 on it, seemed...

I looked at one with an opti 250 on it, seemed like a nice boat. I was not aware of the leaking issues?
04-15-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,213
Posted By Johnshan

Have you been a smoker for 30+ years? Don't call...

Have you been a smoker for 30+ years? Don't call someone weak when you have no idea what your talking about.

And no, I have never smoked a single cig in my life.
04-15-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By Johnshan

Nice boat I can see it from my slip! You guys had...

Nice boat I can see it from my slip! You guys had a whaler last year didnt you?
04-15-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By Johnshan

I was told MTBE hasnt been in Maine for 2 plus...

I was told MTBE hasnt been in Maine for 2 plus years now. Everything in the state is now E-10, it is mixed as it arrives into Portland, marinas are even stuck with E-10.
04-15-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,667
Posted By Johnshan

People are morons, thats all there is to it :)

People are morons, thats all there is to it :)
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