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  1. ftbinc

    Ockam system trouble

    I am diagnosing and tring to repair the instruments on a sea scout boat. The system is an old Ockham z80 based system. ( gray box, switch for power and switch for lights. BNC connector to the bus. - if this does not ring any bells thanks for looking but you can move on) Boat speed went out...
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    Keel Damage - Anyone have any ideas on what caused this?

    the boat is in the cradle at the yard, on inspection of the leading edge of the keel has damage. We are all at a loss on what caused this damage - it was not damaged two weeks before the boat was hauled out (We Cleaned the bottom and the foils were in great shape then) This is a 38 footer...
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    Keel Damage - Anyone have any ideas on what caused this?

    the boat is in the cradle at the yard, on inspection of the leading edge of the keel has damage. We are all at a loss on what caused this damage - it was not damaged two weeks before the boat was hauled out (We Cleaned the bottom and the foils were in great shape then) This is a 38 footer...
  4. ftbinc

    Keel Damage - Anyone have any ideas on what caused this?

    the boat is in the cradle at the yard, on inspection of the leading edge of the keel has damage. We are all at a loss on what caused this damage - it was not damaged two weeks before the boat was hauled out (We Cleaned the bottom and the foils were in great shape then) This is a 38 footer...
  5. ftbinc

    Keel Damage - Anyone have any ideas on what caused this?

    the boat is in the cradle at the yard, on inspection of the leading edge of the keel has damage. We are all at a loss on what caused this damage - it was not damaged two weeks before the boat was hauled out (We Cleaned the bottom and the foils were in great shape then) This is a 38 footer...
  6. ftbinc

    Keel Damage - Anyone have any ideas on what caused this?

    the boat is in the cradle at the yard, on inspection of the leading edge of the keel has damage. We are all at a loss on what caused this damage - it was not damaged two weeks before the boat was hauled out (We Cleaned the bottom and the foils were in great shape then) This is a 38 footer...
  7. ftbinc

    Keel Damage - Anyone have any ideas on what caused this?

    the boat is in the cradle at the yard, on inspection of the leading edge of the keel has damage. We are all at a loss on what caused this damage - it was not damaged two weeks before the boat was hauled out (We Cleaned the bottom and the foils were in great shape then) This is a 38 footer...
  8. ftbinc

    Tack Tick Displays not working

    about 3 weeks ago, the analog wind display stopped displaying data a would not autonetwork back into the system. Two weeks ago the two line digital display dropped out. I have tried to re-network them, but no-go. Anyone know how to get these to talk with each other again? Is there something...
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    Missing in Action during the Chi-Mac

    The flag above was stolen during the Chicago - Mac race this year. Would the person(s) responsible please return? (No questions asked - a prank is a prank) If you are not Man enough to return in person and take credit for your sly and clever abilities, Then Please return it to Columbia Yacht...
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    Chi-Mac Race - to the T-10 that does not understand rule 17

    To the loud mouth T-10 helmsman (who, by the grace of the boat owner on the blue boat in the diagram, was able to stand on the podium on Mac Island instead of DSQ'ed) Please read and understand rule 11 and 17: 11 ON THE SAME TACK, OVERLAPPED When boats are on the same tack and overlapped, a...
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    Grounds for Redress? "Pin Boat" at a downwind start

    The diagram below is from a start a few weeks back. I am looking for opinions based on the following: 1. The black pin boat was at least 500 feet from the pin and two boat lengths on the starting side of the line. 2. The black pin boat was not flying any flags or other markings that would...
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    NMEA 0183 to WiFi

    I have used the Digital Yacht interface and can get one for about $300.00 on ebay (with shipping) does anyone have other suggestions on how to connect the iPad with the onboard systems? I use iNavX on the iPad and would like to do this as inexpensively as possible. I would also like it to be...
  13. ftbinc

    VERVE CUP 2012

    Looking forward to the 2012 Verve cup - There will be a Separate Flying Tiger start!!! Welcome to the boats from out of town.
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    Rule 18 question at a finish mark

    Facts, not disputed by either party: 1. There was an inside overlap at the Zone 2. The outside leeward boat was luffing up the inside weather boat beyond the compass course to the finish mark 3. The Inside boat was given room at the last minute to squeak between the outside boat and the...
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    Weight Placement

    Being new to this class, any suggestions on optimal heel angles and fore/aft weight placement would be welcome. It looks like our crew is going to be 2-3 200-250 LB people, plus 3-4 120 lb people and one 170 lb'er. so we will be able to move around a lot of weight where it will do the most...
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    OEM Accessories?

    In going through the newly acquired Tiger this weekend, I uncovered a basket filled with the following and i am not sure about them: 1. Lee clothes. they have two pockets with zippers each (but the pockets are so small they are almost un-usable, and they do fit into the track on the berths...
  17. ftbinc

    Polars

    We are new to the boat - have any polors been developed (besides the ones on the FT10Class website? Will anyone share theirs with us so we have some targets? Thanks
  18. ftbinc

    Circuit breakers, batteries and electricts

    I am working on the Electrics on a tiger 10 and have several questions. 1. where can I get replacement circuit breakers/switches? The current ones have broken levers. 2. Currently we have only one battery (for starting the motor) has anyone put in a 2nd battery and changed out the battery...
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    Winch Repair

    I am working with old barrent winches I have a pair of 32 s/t that have some significant ware on the slots the Paws drop into. I serviced the winches over the weekend. (One is so bad the paw is no longer retained in the slot, when the winch is apart. ) What is the best way to fix this...
  20. ftbinc

    Verve Cup - 2 crew available all three days

    Two experienced crew members (who work well together and with others - we also play well with others) are looking for a ride in the 2011 Verve Cup. 23 and 7 Mac races respectively, Current boat only has room for one of us on the Verve this year (just informed after both of us doing all races...
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