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BillyOC liked post by Frogwatch On thread : THE most unusual sailboat albeit very slowIf the weather up top gets nasty, this sailing vessel had the option of going down where things were calmer: USS R-14 (SS-91) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...Liked On: 10-25-2013, 05:56 AM
Posted On: 10-24-2013, 09:01 PMBillyOC liked post by davidpm On thread : Not something you see every dayA ship shipping, shipping ships. http://i.imgur.com/pB0VXKq.pngLiked On: 10-12-2013, 09:26 PM
Posted On: 10-12-2013, 09:20 PMBillyOC liked post by Frogwatch On thread : For the under 15ft. lake and pond folks. Walk of shame.Be happy the lake isnt populated with gators and water moccasins as every body of water in FL is. In my 12' MiniCup sailboat, if blown near shore, first thing you do is look to make sure there...Liked On: 08-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Posted On: 08-19-2013, 10:51 AMBillyOC liked post by Fau On thread : Sailed Outside - First TimeI know for most everyone here sailing on the ocean for the first time is a very distant memory. Ocean sailing is mentioned so regularly here that it is hardly worth noting. Today was my first time...Liked On: 08-11-2013, 12:56 PM
Posted On: 08-11-2013, 12:53 PMBillyOC liked post by PaulinVictoria On thread : know it all ???Technically he is probably correct. Since a vast majority of the population know nothing about sailing, even if he knew a little bit about it then he would know more than most and therefore very few...Liked On: 08-10-2013, 02:30 PM
Posted On: 08-10-2013, 02:25 PMBillyOC liked post by deniseO30 On thread : For the under 15ft. lake and pond folks. Walk of shame.check your body for leeches. :) use the dagger board :) turn the boat into the wind then use the rudder to go at an angle off the wind. port or starboard depending on which way you choose.. do...Liked On: 08-10-2013, 12:06 PM
Posted On: 08-10-2013, 11:52 AMBillyOC liked post by Halcyon1 On thread : A foggy trip back from Brittany!I recently delivered a First 47.7 back to the Solent from Benodet. The journey didn't start well; The flight was delayed, and then after a long journey by tram, train and taxi we found ourselves...Liked On: 08-08-2013, 06:04 AM
Posted On: 08-08-2013, 01:57 AMBillyOC liked post by gamayun On thread : For new sailors, dreamers, and those looking for a cheap boat to sail the worldHere is one story (from Latitude 38; Latitude 38 - The West's Premier Sailing & Marine Magazine. (http://www.latitude38.com/lectronic/LectronicLat.lasso)) that has turned out well so far. $2,000...Liked On: 08-05-2013, 08:40 PM
Posted On: 08-05-2013, 06:44 PMBillyOC liked post by Advocate777 On thread : First Time as Skipper: Lessons LearnedFrom a Newbie Sailor: I apologize in advance for this unusually long post :rolleyes: Last week I posted my excitement at the prospect of my first time ever alone at the helm. Maybe some of you more...Liked On: 08-03-2013, 07:30 AM
Posted On: 08-02-2013, 11:50 PMBillyOC liked post by chrisncate On thread : The final solution - what I came up with regarding auxiliary propulsion (pic heavy)Well, here it is - this is the solution for the problems that may be encountered cruising in tight quarters (fairways/locks/canals whatever), without any kind of permanently installed motor. It's an...Liked On: 07-27-2013, 09:22 AM
Posted On: 01-09-2012, 11:57 PMBillyOC liked post by tommays On thread : Seafevers BFS to Greenport and BackWell we did some great sailing this week with only one day of needing the motor which is the best week of sailing luck i have ever had :) It became apparent the weather was going to be crap on...Liked On: 07-26-2013, 11:11 AM
Posted On: 07-26-2013, 10:02 AMBillyOC liked post by bblument On thread : Dogs?I did a quick search of the forums, but didn't find any posts discussing dogs on board... perhaps I searched poorly. In any case, my wife and I are new sailors... OK, so new that calling us...Liked On: 07-25-2013, 04:58 PM
Posted On: 07-25-2013, 04:46 PMBillyOC liked post by mike21070 On thread : First Solo Dinghy Sail!At the tender age of 43, I did something yesterday that Iíve wanted to do since I was a teenager: I took a sailboat out all by myself... My family and I currently live in Abu Dhabi. Last year I...Liked On: 07-25-2013, 03:49 PM
Posted On: 07-23-2013, 04:03 AMBillyOC liked post by sailak On thread : Cruising Prince William Sound Alaskahttp://www.dalefalk.com/photos/i-cPkMnHD/0/L/i-cPkMnHD-L.jpg We had a pretty good trip. Okay, awesome trip. First day was cloudy and cool but the rest of the time was sunny and warm. It was a...Liked On: 07-24-2013, 11:23 PM
Posted On: 07-24-2013, 03:44 PMBillyOC liked post by jameswilson29 On thread : Eighty-year old wooden full keel boat beats new "Interesting Boats" in TranspacHere is what a real sailboat looks like, Dorade under full sail: Transpac 2013 Unfiltered - Dorade - YouTubeLiked On: 07-24-2013, 06:01 PM
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