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Forum: Dockside Chat
11-01-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,370
Posted By JJC

I've done the trip 3 times and they were the best...

I've done the trip 3 times and they were the best vacations I've ever been on. However I would not even consider going with strangers. In fact I'd make sure you pick the right friends to join you,...
09-19-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,577
Posted By JJC

Similar situation many years ago out on my dad's...

Similar situation many years ago out on my dad's boat. Tow companies were not that common yet so we towed them in without thinking about it. Guy directs us to drop them off at a dock at the end of...
Forum: Northeast
09-05-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,900
Posted By JJC

Saturday was the only good day to fish out there....

Saturday was the only good day to fish out there. Had plans to fish Friday, got up and the wind was blowing pretty hard so we decided to skip the trip and do some boat maintenance. Seemed to be...
07-14-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By JJC

Are you thinking of running all the way from the...

Are you thinking of running all the way from the CT river to BI sound? That could be a long ride back against the typical summer SW winds. One thing to keep in mind in that area is that the current...
07-13-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By JJC

Are you doing mostly your own work? I'm on my...

Are you doing mostly your own work? I'm on my 14th season with a 38' flybridge boat and If you do your own work $12k is way too high unless you have major issues. Is it a convertible or cruiser? ...
07-13-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,435
Posted By JJC

Nice video! I've done the trip 4 times, 3 times...

Nice video! I've done the trip 4 times, 3 times on bareboat charters, once on a friend's boat. Must be really nice going on your own boat. Saw a lot of familiar places in your video. I'm due to...
04-22-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,844
Posted By JJC

A friend had 6V92s rebuilt a couple years ago in...

A friend had 6V92s rebuilt a couple years ago in the northeast and it was about $3k per hole. No way you can get a true rebuild for $1k per.

I have the 6v92s at 550 HP in a 38 Blackfin and very...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-10-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By JJC

We have a couple local services that will fuel up...

We have a couple local services that will fuel up your boat. I started using one of them more frequently this past season when I realized I didn't have to be there. I call him up when I need fuel,...
02-10-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,748
Posted By JJC

I think Viking also bought the molds for the 37

I think Viking also bought the molds for the 37
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-09-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,103
Posted By JJC

I was sick during the holidays, lasted about a...

I was sick during the holidays, lasted about a month. Never went to the doctor but it finally cleared up. Then a week and a half ago got a cough again, but really no other symptoms except...
02-09-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,385
Posted By JJC

I went from a 26' single engine boat to 32' twin...

I went from a 26' single engine boat to 32' twin diesel express to 38' twin diesel flybridge. The 38' is the easiest to handle, I take it out by myself without a problem. If you're asking if you...
Forum: Northeast
02-02-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,263
Posted By JJC

I was going to say reserve a mooring in Edgartown...

I was going to say reserve a mooring in Edgartown also. To me much nicer there than the other spots on MV. Last time I went the reservations opened up March 1st.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-18-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 3,544,637
Posted By JJC

I tried it for a short time last year and thought...

I tried it for a short time last year and thought it was a waste. You can't just go searching around looking for possibilities, every day they present you with a short list of possible matches. ...
01-17-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By JJC

Odorlos. I use the packets, works very well.

Odorlos. I use the packets, works very well.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By JJC

My sister and a friend went to the Galapagos this...

My sister and a friend went to the Galapagos this past summer. They went on a National Geographic tour boat trip and loved it. There are strict rules about going with guides, you can't do this trip...
Forum: Northeast
01-10-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,281
Posted By JJC

A while back I went the weekend before Memorial...

A while back I went the weekend before Memorial Day. Weather was nice but it was pretty quiet. Block Island Boat Basin wouldn't give me a reservation because they weren't sure the docks would be...
11-03-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By JJC

How old are the batteries? I changed mine on my...

How old are the batteries? I changed mine on my Detroits in the spring, the starboard engine was turning over slowly but everything else seemed fine. Put in a new battery and it turned right over...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-31-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,231
Posted By JJC

Haven't had anyone show up in at least 10 years. ...

Haven't had anyone show up in at least 10 years. My block isn't a good spot for them, not a lot of kids around so most people don't bother and I have a long driveway so they don't want to walk up it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,720
Posted By JJC

This forum was not started by the owner of...

This forum was not started by the owner of Yellowfin, different guy.
10-27-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By JJC

I use the Deka 8Ds. I get them for $300 and they...

I use the Deka 8Ds. I get them for $300 and they last several years. A pain to install but I can do it myself and once they're in I'm good for a few years.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-08-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 3,544,637
Posted By JJC

Ok, if that's the case I take back what I said...

Ok, if that's the case I take back what I said about giving her more time! But like you said if you're wrong things could still happen.



Honestly I think there's more women out there like that...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-07-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,869
Posted By JJC

Haven't seen the commercial but agree with you. ...

Haven't seen the commercial but agree with you. I had one that I carried as a spare and used it for deep water anchoring while overnight tuna fishing with 30' or so of chain. Had it drag 2 trips in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-07-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 3,544,637
Posted By JJC

Let me ask you this - does she still want to...

Let me ask you this - does she still want to spend time together? If so give things some time. You obviously like this one. It is a little early to be talking relationship... Unless she's pushing...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-06-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 3,544,637
Posted By JJC

This is very true! Ecuador just left my house...

This is very true! Ecuador just left my house and I had to check this thread... lol 3 weeks ago she was at my house when her new guy was away (2 years now, not that new, and they actually had...
08-30-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,447
Posted By JJC

Many years ago same thing happened to my dad's...

Many years ago same thing happened to my dad's boat, (19' Bayliner with I/O) Started it up once things dried and everything was fine. A year later we're drift fishing in the inlet and the engine...
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