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    Cruising the coast of Poland

    Hi can anyone share some insight to cruising the coast of Poland in august? Trying to decide if I will join a friend for a week.
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    adding cruising spin halyard

    Anyone have an idea how to hang a block for an external spin halyard on this masthead. I have had a few half baked ideas, like a longer bolt for the forestay, and putting a bail onto it, but not so good! It's on an Islander 30. thanks
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    adding cruising spin halyard

    Anyone have an idea how to hang a block for an external spin halyard on this masthead. I have had a few half baked ideas, like a longer bolt for the forestay, and putting a bail onto it, but not so good! It's on an Islander 30. thanks
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    temp internet access in europe

    so my wife is taking a business trip to europe, and needs internet access in places that may not have wifi. what is the best and cheapest way to do this. goob
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    capping above waterline through hull

    so any way to cap an above the waterline through hull other than a ball valve? I rerouted my exhaust and would like to just cap the old 1 1/2 inch through hull on the transom. Glassing it in is not an option at this time. thanks for any advice
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    help removing shaft coupling

    I am starting a repower, and have a nasty shaft coupling. It is all rusted, and I am not sure how to separate the shaft from the motor, Volvo MD-7A. any suggestions? The square head bolt that locks the shaft, is rusted and dont think I can get it out. I attached a picture.
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    stuffing box hose

    So is there a stuffing box hose, or bellows that is split so you can install it without disconnecting the shaft? I have an Islander 30 with a 3/4 inch shaft
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    Nexus depth question

    I have two questions maybe Nexuxman can help. First I have a knot meter/depth package with the NX2 server that is about 3 years old. The knot meter gets a little crazy in less that 10 feet of water and not accurate. I looked for sensitivity adjustment and did not find one in the manual. Any...
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    islander yachts history and information

    I am rebuilding the Islander sailboats web site and am looking for information from anyone that may have worked there or was a dealer. I have some of the history but not much. What I would really like is pictures of the factory and anything that you may have. Thanks for any help!
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    weird 12 volt problem

    OK anyone come across this, or am I just stupid? went to my boat and the electric bilge pump would not work. Checked with a volt meter and it has 12 volts coming to it. Thought the pump was bad, but took it directly to the battery and it worked fine. Went directly to the positive and ground...
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    water heater brands

    I am looking to put a small water heater in my 30 footer. What brand? Seaward, Force 10/Suunto, Raritan. Is Raritan worth twice as much? thanks
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    new through hulls

    So, I am installing new Comnav instruments and the through hulls are a little bigger than the old Swoffer and Coastal Navigator ones. Would a dremel work to enlarge the hole in the hull, and does it need to be perfectly round? I will probably bed them with Sikaflex 291, or Boatlife Caulk...
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    new instruments filling the hole!

    I am replacing an old round knot meter and depth sounder, with one NX2 multi control unit. Any suggestions on repairing the openings from the old units? 1/8" plywood and epoxy? A layer of glass inside or on the deck side? thanks for any suggestions.
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    c lift dingy davits

    So has anyone used the C lift dingy davits. I have an Islander 30 that I need to figure out how to store a 10 froot inflatable on. Any suggestions. I do not want to do a big ass $1000 lift system.
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    prop shaft strut bedding compound

    I have an Islander 30 with a bronze propeller shaft strut that was leaking. What is the best to bed it with? 5200, sikaflex 291, WM shit, The boat goes back in on Tuesday, sikaflex says to let cure 7 days. the 5200 fast cure says 24-48 hours. any suggestions?
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    Dingy repair paint

    I was given an inflatable that has a floor that leaks. Has anyone used the SRC TuffCoat paint. Looks like it will seal the floor quite nice. I was wondering about durability also.
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    cruising electronics

    I am looking to replace a knot meter and depth sounder. Any comments on Simrad IS12? Looks like Navman is a no go, and the Simrad is less than Raymarine.
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