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Which type marine engine is best for you, gas or diesel?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2009 in Lyndale Island | 0 comments

Which type marine  engine is best for you, gas or diesel? By Captain Tom Martin Choosing between a diesel or gas engine for your sail or...

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Non Pop-Up Headlights C5 Corvette

Posted by on Nov 6, 2009 in Corvette Auto Tuner's Center, Lyndale Island | 2 comments

This upgrade for C5 Corvettes eliminates the traditional pop-up headlights for a custom look.

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Moving from Ft. Lauderdale to St. Pete via the Inland Waterway.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2009 in Yacht Club | 0 comments

ORTONA LOCK FLORIDA ORTONA LOCK FLORIDA The captain’s pay would be twice as much as I was currently making as a rigger and would include health insurance. Having worked as a private yacht captain before, I knew well the physical demands on my body would be far less. I was currently employed as a sailboat rigger and a rigger’s job is hard work. One day you’re in the shop manhandling cable, running a swaging machine the next day you’re swinging at the top of a 100 foot mast changing a light bulb. Hey, don’t think there isn’t any pendulum effect dockside. Captain’s work, when you’re the only crew, encompasses all aspects of maintaining the vessel; those duties never seemed as hard as a rigger’s.

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Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in Lyndale Island, Yacht Club | Comments Off on MARINE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

Navigators currently have a host of dependable instruments to assist them in finding their way on rivers, lakes and around the globe. Technological advances in electroics and other areas have made these devices available and relatively inexpensive. There are user friendly GPS, Radar, Plotters, Depth Sounders, Knot meters and Logs, Wind speed and direction, VHF radios, SSB & Ham Radios, Weather Fax, Satellite Telephones, LSAT, Fluxgate compasses, Auto Pilots, EPRIB, forward scanning sonar devices and much more. Before we review the functions and uses of the following devices a word of caution... Manmade device may fail at any given time. Most long distance marine navigators have years of experience and a cultivated "sea sense" that comes with time on the water in many different situations. As dependable and well made as most electronic devices are they may cease to function, so many of these individuals have "get home gear," a duplicate set of crucial instruments that will work in an emergency.

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Lyndale Island Yacht Club

Posted by on Nov 2, 2009 in Lyndale Island | 0 comments

There are two main areas at the Lyndale Island Yacht Club. There is an interactive 3D world where you may virtually explore the buildings,...

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Lyndale Island Auto Tuner’s Corvette Center

Posted by on Nov 3, 2009 in Corvette Auto Tuner's Center, Lyndale Island | 0 comments

The Lyndale Island Auto Tuner's Corvette Center is a major part of Lyndale Island with articles, videos an links to After Market Tuning of Corvettes Information

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