IMHO, The key to long term success is - start with the network. Install one modern network backbone (like nmea2000) or compatible network (SeaTalkng). Then you can take all the rest one-at-a-time. As you go along, either adapt your old instrument to your backbone or buy new one.
Its a lot...
you have to help me with that Shemandr.
a boat with fragile construction like chain stays but heavy wire would require less tension than the wire size would imply.
seems to me that tension is a boat specification.
Thank you for your helpful replies.
This boat is new to me. So I think I'll tough it out for a bit before I decide if a Bimini is needed. In the meantime, I'll try Dave Groshong's suggestion of a big hat. (with tie downs).
I think I’ve read every post there is on how to raise/lower mast. I figured out a method to meet my requirements.
Safe in “windy” conditions
Photo 1: On the Hunter 22 the mast is stepped on the keel. That...
I have a Hunter 22, 2013 model with the open transom and long cockpit.
Would it be practical to install a Bimini Top of of some sort so I can get some break from the sun? Is it possible to rig one that is not constantly in the way and interfering with sailing the boat?
Actually Gene, the inflation pressure data are not usually printed on the tire. The specs on the tire refer to maximums. The proper running tire pressure is normally printed on a sticker on the inside of your driver door. It is usually, lower than the the maximum printed on the tire. In...
I snooped around the internet to see if I could find examples of Skookum's rig. I found this one. Good explanation and I like the article on "mods". Pros and Cons of this rig were informative.
I also discovered that "my" version is often called a two-mainsheet system. Not to be...
Nice, Skookum. :thumbup:
This seems to have all the functionality of a standard traveler. Clever. But your bridle lacks the feature that breaks your shin when you stumble in to it.;)
Another thing - it does not appear to be expensive enough. I just can't trust marine products that I can...