Greetings from Northern California - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Welcome to Sailnet > Introduce Yourself
 Not a Member? 

Introduce Yourself Welcome to the Sailnet.com - The world's largest online sailing community! Tell us about yourself so we can get to know you.


Like Tree1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-18-2012
deckofficer's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Northern & Southern California
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 3
deckofficer is on a distinguished road
Greetings from Northern California

Hi all,

Name is Bob, retired merchant marine and CMA grad. Sailed the Sea of Cortez ages ago, looking forward to my return to the cruising life before I'm too old to get it (the sail) up.
__________________
Bob
WL7GS Whiskey Lima 7 Gone Sailing

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 02-18-2012
Lake Superior Sailor's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Eagle River Wi.
Posts: 911
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Lake Superior Sailor is on a distinguished road
Welcome aboard! So what you plan on sailing? I don't think T Buckets float!...Dale
__________________
Reluctant Lady
Cal 28, 1967
Lake Superior
Where God got it done!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 02-18-2012
deckofficer's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Northern & Southern California
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 3
deckofficer is on a distinguished road
Dale,

Thanks for the welcome. My last boat was a 1968 Cal 40. I'm currently leaning towards a 10~20 year old PDQ 36 with outboards, as I'm a singlehander.
__________________
Bob
WL7GS Whiskey Lima 7 Gone Sailing

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 02-18-2012
bljones's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: South Coast Ontario
Posts: 8,187
Thanks: 32
Thanked 73 Times in 66 Posts
Rep Power: 8
bljones has a spectacular aura about bljones has a spectacular aura about
Welcome aboard, bob.
__________________
It's 5 o'clock somewhere:


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 02-18-2012
deckofficer's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Northern & Southern California
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 3
deckofficer is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by bljones View Post
Welcome aboard, bob.
Thanks. With you declaring yourself "openly nasty", and greeting new members, I'm glad to see SailNet is putting their best foot forward. lol
__________________
Bob
WL7GS Whiskey Lima 7 Gone Sailing

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 02-18-2012
Lake Superior Sailor's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Eagle River Wi.
Posts: 911
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Lake Superior Sailor is on a distinguished road
Cal 40 is my dream boat , Cal 28 what I could find/afford. So how was the Cal 40? ....Dale
__________________
Reluctant Lady
Cal 28, 1967
Lake Superior
Where God got it done!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 02-19-2012
deckofficer's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Northern & Southern California
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 3
deckofficer is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lake Superior Sailor View Post
Cal 40 is my dream boat , Cal 28 what I could find/afford. So how was the Cal 40? ....Dale
If it is your dream boat I'm sure I won't be able to add to anything you have already learned about it. I know everyone says this about their boat, but it was in fact a fast old boat. I singlehanded it down from Long Beach to Cabo, and then up the Sea to Mulege in almost 1/2 the passage time planned. 1470 nm in 151 1/2 hours to Sanispac anchorage. Did have an unusual amount of downwind sailing for that time of year, but never expected 230 nm daily runs from a boat so long in the tooth. It was 20+ years old when I bought it. Couple years later, Stan Honey won the Transpac in his almost 30 year old Cal 40. So they are fast downwind.

Sold it and looking for a PDQ 36 cat now.

Who are the cat folks on the forum? Any PDQ owners?
__________________
Bob
WL7GS Whiskey Lima 7 Gone Sailing

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by deckofficer; 02-19-2012 at 12:29 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 02-19-2012
Lake Superior Sailor's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Eagle River Wi.
Posts: 911
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Lake Superior Sailor is on a distinguished road
My cal is a flattop 28 kind of looks like an old shoe, Fits good though & about as roomy a 28 the you will find. What style did you have as they made many types? As for PDQ owners you should place a thread asking, & I'm sure you will find them...Dale
__________________
Reluctant Lady
Cal 28, 1967
Lake Superior
Where God got it done!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 02-19-2012
deckofficer's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Northern & Southern California
Posts: 101
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 3
deckofficer is on a distinguished road
It just was a production race boat, that with careful consideration during fitting out for cruising, didn't put on too much weight. It wasn't a cut throat race boat where cockpit combings had been removed, just a sloop rig, tired but still fast, light displacement (for the day) boat. It has been almost 30 years back, so memory is fading, but other than Rhodes 19s, Flying Juniors, et al, it was my 1st serious boat.
__________________
Bob
WL7GS Whiskey Lima 7 Gone Sailing

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 02-19-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Durham N.H.
Posts: 343
Thanks: 1
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 7
mikel1 is on a distinguished road
deckofficer: If you want to talk multihulls look up "sailingdog" he's around somewhere, and the man for multi's . . .Welcome aboard!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Northern Labrador/Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence SVAndante9 Crew Wanted/Available 0 04-29-2011 07:23 AM
Looking For Oday Outlaw Or Tempest In Northern California Scurvysailor General Discussion (sailing related) 10 05-24-2010 06:09 AM
Hello from northern California Skimmer Introduce Yourself 0 07-31-2008 02:14 PM
Any Northern Folks ever done this? JohnPen Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 7 10-05-2006 10:32 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:43 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.