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by Highlander
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: What communications radio do you have?
Replies: 31
Views: 371

Re: What communications radio do you have?

AIS only shows boats equipped with AIS something to remember :idea: Mostly comercial vessels that can,t get out of ur way unless u r in two feet of water then again they have been known to run aground ! :o :? the newer radars like mine will pick up a floating car tire or a pole piled standing striag...
by Highlander
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: What communications radio do you have?
Replies: 31
Views: 371

Re: What communications radio do you have?

Well lots of good advise on here I must say :) I have raymarine auto pilot , MFD gps & radar , em-trak ais "B" newer version almost equal to "A" comercial , two VHF hand held radio,s stored onboard Sorry Tom :P , one VHF base station https://i.postimg.cc/w72DjVDd/20200210-154843.jpg https://i.postim...
by Highlander
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: MX-2: Chart the Direction
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: MX-2: Chart the Direction

U shoulda just cut it out ! :wink: Then u can stare at the stars at night https://i.postimg.cc/G4P2ZXJY/20200208-150140.jpg I also put one in the sliding hatch https://i.postimg.cc/N2tzF8P3/20180618-182237.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/sM8yX8Pb/20180618-174728.jpg Great on those cold wet dark days they a...
by Highlander
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Which wedge?
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: Which wedge?

Oh well , Here I thought this was gonna be a plumbing Issue ! :o

J :)
by Highlander
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Thanks to the Members....
Replies: 19
Views: 1271

Re: Thanks to the Members....

Good work Kevin :) May we all sail forward for the sake of Mankind , Health , Prosperity & Lots of more Future Sailors on this site to keep this great sailing site & family going ahead for Generations to come as we r one Bubble that just keeps on growing Bigger for one & all World Wide :) Now that w...
by Highlander
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Thanks to the Members....
Replies: 19
Views: 1271

Re: Thanks to the Members....

BOAT wrote:
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:15 pm
I have a political question,

What do you guys use for an anchor light?
well being that I,m so cheap I use a Full Moon :idea: & never venture onto the dark side ! :o :?

John 8)
by Highlander
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26M water ballast fill time
Replies: 22
Views: 568

Re: Mac 26M water ballast fill time

Ray just tell em u were in submarine Mode :wink:

J 8)
by Highlander
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Hello All, and Thank You
Replies: 12
Views: 454

Re: Hello All, and Thank You

Congrats , but u might want to tie up that furler with a broom pole or other to the mast to support the foil :wink:

J 8)
by Highlander
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Yet Another Galley Mod
Replies: 232
Views: 12581

Re: Yet Another Galley Mod

Very nice work :) , U never mentioned it but I,m assuming ur tap on the left is a Y valve so as to allow u to switch the tall faucet over to the Draft Beer Keg stored in the bottom left drawer :wink:

J 8)
by Highlander
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Mac 26M water ballast fill time
Replies: 22
Views: 568

Re: Mac 26M water ballast fill time

Maybe ur watch is in the wrong time zone ! :D :D :D

J :P
by Highlander
Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Nominations Open for "Worst Skinflint" of this Site
Replies: 19
Views: 1096

Re: Nominations Open for "Worst Skinflint" of this Site

thx Ray , Herschel, for the comments :D

Thx to my very good friend Geoff ,
for posting those vids & so as u all know I,ve already done a sh_t load more Mods since then :D :D :D

J 8)
by Highlander
Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Stub keel
Replies: 24
Views: 723

Re: Stub keel

I don't want to be a curmudgeon... I like the idea, however... about tide beaching. In sand... might be fine. Then again again any wave action while dug in might be an issue. If something hard under it, it'll either snap off (if your lucky) otherwise... might put one hull of a stress load on your k...
by Highlander
Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Stub keel
Replies: 24
Views: 723

Re: Stub keel

Well interesting project & u got all winter in Florida to do it :D :P Some guy,s on here have added the glue on chines or splash rails , maybe they can chip in :wink: I,ve often wondered how a inverted swing up dorsal fin under the aft section of the V Berth in a self contained trunk would work for ...
by Highlander
Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: How is your Tack and Jibe experience with multiple head sails?
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: How is your Tack and Jibe experience with multiple head sails?

#1 My genny is 3ft out on my 4ft bowsprit #2 spinnaker is 4ft out on the end of bowsprit #3 all 4 head sails r on furlers so all sheets run inside #4 spinnaker is on a profurl top down spinnaker furler so spinnaker flies free of furler on a 2ft tackline in my case so as to clear the bow pulpit or ca...
by Highlander
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Ever wish you had more seating room on an X? I found some.
Replies: 25
Views: 1630

Re: Ever wish you had more seating room on an X? I found some.

I have a couple of these one I put on s/s spring clips on one end so as I can just clip it onto the handle on my pedestal guard & fold out the leg on the other end which sits in front of the traveller to make a nice little cockpit table the other one can used as a bed table as designed or a dock tab...