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Garmin GPSMap 182C and Simrad TP32 share the same language (NMEA 0183), but they do not have enough in common to talk about. The NMEA sentences that the 182C can transmit are GPRMC, GPGGA, GPGSA, GPGSV, GPGLL, GPBOD, GPRTE, GPWPL, PGRME, PGRMZ, and PSLIB. The first two letters of these identifiers are the Talker ID. GP stands for GPS receiver. PG and PS ...


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I had the same dilemma. I finally solved it, and it's awesome. I added an extra line to the cockpit which goes up the mast and connects to the two spars. When I haul that line, it raises the two spars to be parallel with the mast. The sail is completely out of the way, allowing you to anchor, fish, paddle...etc. The gooseneck ring needs a little help going ...


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In short, yes. The rules in Section A (right of way) always apply, even when constrained by rules in Section B and C (which include room at marks). Boat A in your scenario is required to gybe at the mark. But let's look a little deeper at the scenario you describe, because it's a good question and it happens all the time. At the zone, overlapped A ...


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The best bet on a job like this is to stick a tape measure across it and see what you've got. While technically a "one design" hull a modern sunfish is a long way from a classic one and a wooden hull may have changed shape over the years. Styrofoam and the like comes in standard sizes so if you're doing the job yourself you'll be buying blocks and carving ...


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Without specifics of when and exactly where in the Arctic your character plans to visit, this is a difficult question to answer. I see no risks (beyond the usual storms etc.) of sailing a boat of pretty much any description in the tropics and higher latitude ice-free waters. The Arctic covers a lot of territory on water and on land, some of which is ice ...


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Drop the main. We drop the main at dockside and raise it in the boat all the time. We destination sail around Long Beach to other harbors and slips all the time. I've never paddled for a long distance except for a hardware failure , but striking the main would be how I would do it. Getting clunked in the head 20 times a minute and the drag of a luffing sail, ...


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