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Bene505 liked post by Brent Swain On thread : How do you stretch your season in the northeastAn inside steering station in a wheelhouse with a good wood stove, stretches my season to year round, here in BC ( winter cruising in a T shirt).Liked On: 23 Hours Ago, 03:38 AM
Posted On: 1 Day Ago, 05:49 PMBene505 liked post by Faster On thread : generator a good idea?We cruise/overnight for 6-8 weeks every summer. In the past, we had a mediocre alternator setup, and found we needed to find a marina to plug in once a week or so. Last year we upgraded our...Liked On: 1 Day Ago, 03:50 PM
Posted On: 2 Days Ago, 09:03 PMBene505 liked post by travlineasy On thread : How do you stretch your season in the northeastI have a full enclosure on the cockpit - just like sailing in a greenhouse - I love it. When I was on my way home from Florida in March, the temperature outside was a brisk 48 degrees when I reached...Liked On: 2 Days Ago, 10:31 AM
Posted On: 3 Days Ago, 09:59 PMBene505 liked post by JonEisberg On thread : How do you stretch your season in the northeastWeathercloths... Ridiculously simple, amazingly effective... http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj19/joneisberg/saglek3_zps2c5723e6.jpg ...Liked On: 2 Days Ago, 10:30 AM
Posted On: 3 Days Ago, 09:39 PMBene505 liked post by TomMaine On thread : How do you stretch your season in the northeastTake your time sailing in late season. Don't go far, don't start early, quit early. That takes advantage of the shorter days an limited warm sunlight. Sail down wind as much as you can, that's...Liked On: 3 Days Ago, 08:49 PM
Posted On: 3 Days Ago, 05:10 PMBene505 liked post by Faster On thread : Best spot to park the cars on C-22 ?For a basic starting position, imagine a line from the mid-luff, through the clew to the deck. http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc90/Faster345/file_zpsf4ed1717.jpg...Liked On: 2 Weeks Ago, 12:47 PM
Posted On: 3 Weeks Ago, 02:47 PMBene505 liked post by chef2sail On thread : Lets have a debateRoast the corn husk on on the grill, remove and cut the kernels off. Mix in a bowl with black bean, small diced red peppers, diced red onion, diced fresh mango, cumin, and lime juice.Liked On: 3 Weeks Ago, 09:55 PM
Posted On: 3 Weeks Ago, 03:35 PMBene505 liked post by fryewe On thread : Lets have a debateSoak it in water - husk and all - for about an hour. Put it on a closed hot grill for ten to twelve minutes (the husks will char as the kernels are steamed to perfection). Remove. Husk. Butter....Liked On: 3 Weeks Ago, 09:54 PM
Posted On: 07-09-2014, 09:58 PMBene505 liked post by chef2sail On thread : Headed for LI Sound and BeyondWe parted Northport at 6:30 but not before we were entertained by ba ait ball mini fish being pursued by some larger ones right beside the boat. Not only was it noisy, but the frenzy of the little...Liked On: 3 Weeks Ago, 11:00 PM
Posted On: 3 Weeks Ago, 09:39 PMBene505 liked post by aeventyr60 On thread : Boat ExplodesThe other trick is to add a few chunks of dry ice to the tank before conducting any hot work,, displace the oxygen, get rid of one of the components of fire..heat, oxygen, fuel.Liked On: 3 Weeks Ago, 02:48 PM
Posted On: 3 Weeks Ago, 11:40 PMBene505 liked post by dabnis On thread : Maintaining an outboardWith the bow of the boat to your right the carb will be about 2/3rds of the way back. At the very bottom of the carb there is a slotted screw, facing you. Just back the screw out, doesn't have to be...Liked On: 08-01-2014, 12:26 PM
Posted On: 07-22-2014, 04:23 PMBene505 liked post by Group9 On thread : The run aground pollThere is a sand bar in Orange Beach, AL that a friend of mine who lives there calls "[Group9] shoal." We were sailing side by side one day, he in his Hunter 30 and me in my Cape Dory 25D when he...Liked On: 08-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Posted On: 07-31-2014, 06:51 PMBene505 liked post by Group9 On thread : What profession would you encourage your kids to pursue, with the world the way it isFinance, banking and investing. Because, the people in these fields, seem to have figured out a way to make money, no matter what the economy does, no matter which political party is in power,...Liked On: 07-30-2014, 07:31 PM
Posted On: 07-30-2014, 04:04 PMBene505 liked post by Sublime On thread : What profession would you encourage your kids to pursue, with the world the way it isOh, and everyone wants to be a doctor. You aren't likely to get in. Most premeds get a biology degree which is useless in the real world. So if they don't get in, they had better have a plan B which...Liked On: 07-30-2014, 07:31 PM
Posted On: 07-30-2014, 01:44 PMBene505 liked post by sethpool On thread : What profession would you encourage your kids to pursue, with the world the way it isI was using the old flippant lines about medicine and law, but seriously, yes. As in any profession, there are some folks who practice medicine or law and who don't like their profession. ...Liked On: 07-30-2014, 11:29 AM
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