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Forum: Great Lakes
08-11-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Maxwell

There aren't really any good anchorages for...

There aren't really any good anchorages for overnight on that side of the peninsula, however as long as there's not an Easterly wind, Whitefish Dunes is a good place to drop the hook for the day and...
07-08-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Maxwell

Your tender will be way too big to put on any...

Your tender will be way too big to put on any sort of davit on that boat. We have a 42 Open that we installed a freedom lift on a few years ago. The lift is good to 8 or 900 LBS. Before buying our...
05-12-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,092
Posted By Maxwell

I've never run a 44 (assuming your talking the...

I've never run a 44 (assuming your talking the newer coupe style), however have spent considerable time running a 52 Express, 50 coupe, 43 Sovran, owned a 39 Sovran and currently own a 42 Open.
...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-13-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Maxwell

First one S Benjamin Island? 3rd pic Covered...

First one S Benjamin Island?
3rd pic Covered Portage?
Last pic Killarney?
Forum: Great Lakes
02-13-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,481
Posted By Maxwell

If you are going early season (April/early May),...

If you are going early season (April/early May), you will want to plan your fuel stops ahead of time and call ahead to make sure fuel docks are open as those that are generally have limited hours. I...
01-03-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Maxwell

I think he is talking about anything electrical...

I think he is talking about anything electrical not the electronics themselves. European boats are 50 hz 240v electrical and US is 60 hz 240 split into 2 120 legs which requires a neutral. If it’s...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-23-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By Maxwell

If you are married, I would suggest looking into...

If you are married, I would suggest looking into having your wife have enough ownership in the company to qualify for a WMBE status. A friend here in the midwest owned a large paving...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-06-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,448
Posted By Maxwell

I have a family history of colon cancer (both...

I have a family history of colon cancer (both parents had it that they caught early) so I had my first at 39 (found 3 polyps) and my second a few weeks ago at 41 (another 3 polyps)... on the 2 year...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-14-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,635
Posted By Maxwell

[/left] Chris played with them at MSG also... ...

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Chris played with them at MSG also... guy is lights out as well. A bunch of buddies and I came across Vulfpeck on a day stage at ACL a few years ago and have traveled to see them a couple...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-14-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,635
Posted By Maxwell

Check out Vulfpeck... A bunch of...

Check out Vulfpeck... A bunch of multi-instrument University of Michigan music students... No record label and they sold out Madison Square Garden this fall. Arguably one of the best bass players...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,066
Posted By Maxwell

I totally agree with a lot of what people said...

I totally agree with a lot of what people said above. The time to do or say something is now. The most you will get out of anything is what you ask for.

I personally went through this 3 weeks...
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-24-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,569
Posted By Maxwell

Our 10 year old stainless Genesis was still fine,...

Our 10 year old stainless Genesis was still fine, however a friend was over earlier this fall and complained that he couldn't get it hot enough to properly sear the steaks. Fast forward 2 weeks and...
10-07-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Maxwell

Are you sure that the boat requires both? I’ve...

Are you sure that the boat requires both? I’ve run a few Swift trawlers for a dealer and have never come across this. Our Tiara has both 50 and 30 amp plugs. The 30 amp is just there for instances...
08-28-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Maxwell

Generally pay tax in the vessel’s home port...

Generally pay tax in the vessel’s home port (state)

assuming you’re not registering in a port of convenience etc.
08-13-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 95,375
Posted By Maxwell

As you're working your way West, Hotham Island is...

As you're working your way West, Hotham Island is a nice anchorage protected from pretty much all directions. If you're there in the afternoon, the woman that lives in the house on the bay will...
08-13-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,142
Posted By Maxwell

If no trips planned and just staying local, I...

If no trips planned and just staying local, I will let the boat get as low as 1/3 tank as once I get much lower the genset cuts out (fuel pickup higher in the tank so we don't run the boat out of...
08-13-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 95,375
Posted By Maxwell

Keep an eye out in S Benjamin... it’s fairly...

Keep an eye out in S Benjamin... it’s fairly exposed from the N/NE (which appears to be what you have today). Crocker island is an excellent alternative with great protection from all directions. ...
08-07-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 95,375
Posted By Maxwell

We just came back from spending some time in...

We just came back from spending some time in Georgian Bay/North Channel. Would highly suggest spending some time in the Bad River area. Great little anchorage, good fishing and there is nearly...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-08-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 34,792
Posted By Maxwell

67th in between Columbus and Broadway... above...

67th in between Columbus and Broadway... above the movie theater.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-07-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 34,792
Posted By Maxwell

We lived in kind of a celebrity building in NYC...

We lived in kind of a celebrity building in NYC for a couple years... "Neighbors" were Bon Jovi, Liam Neeson/Natasha Richardson, Howard Stern, Regis, Jeff Gordon, Tony Danza. I was the wide eyed...
05-02-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,357
Posted By Maxwell

My first "adult boat" was a 2000 Mariner that we...

My first "adult boat" was a 2000 Mariner that we kept for 2.5 seasons. To answer your bilge question, there was sometimes water after heavy rains etc. I did replace the rubber gasket material under...
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Maxwell

If anyone is thinking of having this done, I just...

If anyone is thinking of having this done, I just received 2 drawings he did for me and they turned out awesome. Super easy to work with.

Max
04-29-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Maxwell

We're currently getting a lot of rain with more...

We're currently getting a lot of rain with more forecasted the next few days here in IL. The river will most definitely be at or above flood stage for the forseeable future. Debris will be a...
04-29-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Maxwell

When I delivered a 52 Tiara up river, I believe...

When I delivered a 52 Tiara up river, I believe we took on fuel at Kidd Oil Dock. We scheduled a head of time for late in the day and the owner let us stay tied to the barge over night.
...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By Maxwell

You can uber anywhere... Along with...

You can uber anywhere...

Along with above...
Buckley's is an excellent place for dinner, great drink selection and awesome family that owns the place. Try the carrot cake.
Cafe Benelux is...
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