Heavy Weather Sailing - Page 46 - SailNet Community
Seamanship & Navigation Forum devoted to seamanship and navigation topics, including paper and electronic charting tools.

 35Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #451 of 499 Old 03-07-2011
Senior Member
 
AdamLein's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: SF Bay area
Posts: 1,917
Thanks: 5
Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Omatako View Post
I have found that any time you're standing still you're taking a hiding
Sorry, don't mean to be obtuse but do you mean that it's very unpleasant when you're standing still?

s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27
AdamLein is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #452 of 499 Old 03-07-2011
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,459
Thanks: 149
Thanked 141 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Quote:
Originally Posted by AdamLein View Post
Sorry, don't mean to be obtuse but do you mean that it's very unpleasant when you're standing still?
Didn't you ever get spanked as a kid?


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


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

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #453 of 499 Old 03-07-2011
Senior Member
 
AdamLein's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: SF Bay area
Posts: 1,917
Thanks: 5
Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Didn't you ever get spanked as a kid?
Ahhhhhhhhh now I get it.

Evidently, not enough.

s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
s/v Essorant - 1972 Catalina 27
AdamLein is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #454 of 499 Old 03-07-2011
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,459
Thanks: 149
Thanked 141 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Quote:
Originally Posted by AdamLein View Post
Ahhhhhhhhh now I get it.

Evidently, not enough.
Heh-heh. I obviously got more than my fair share.


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


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

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #455 of 499 Old 04-18-2011
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kingston Washington
Posts: 530
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Read "Fastnet Force 10"
Waltthesalt is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #456 of 499 Old 04-18-2011
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,459
Thanks: 149
Thanked 141 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
I've read it. GREAT book.


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


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

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #457 of 499 Old 05-03-2011
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,459
Thanks: 149
Thanked 141 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Man, this Jeanne Socrates lady is one of the coolest sailors in the world if you ask me. She just left Cape Horn/Fauklands after repairs from the knockdown and is headed toward the Cape of Good Hope/Cape Town. She's currently less than 1000 miles from Cape Town.

One inspirational singlehanding chick.

Sailing Yacht Nereida


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


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

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #458 of 499 Old 05-03-2011
snake charmer, cat herder
 
zeehag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,796
Thanks: 8
Thanked 28 Times in 28 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
she has goood fortitude--- i think men call that balls......i'd-a been brown drawered and skeereded with first knockdown, i think..... dont know until ye get there.....and she aint tha tmuch older than am i.....wow-- gooood lady!


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

formosa 41, cruising tropics


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


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
zeehag is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #459 of 499 Old 05-03-2011
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,459
Thanks: 149
Thanked 141 Times in 134 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Quote:
Originally Posted by zeehag View Post
she has goood fortitude--- i think men call that balls......i'd-a been brown drawered and skeereded with first knockdown, i think..... dont know until ye get there.....and she aint tha tmuch older than am i.....wow-- gooood lady!
+1 zee.


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


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

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #460 of 499 Old 05-04-2011
Senior Member
 
blt2ski's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 6,862
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 25 Posts
Rep Power: 12
   
Smack,

How far back in her journal is the knockdown etc?

marty

She drives me boat,
I drives me dinghy!
blt2ski is offline  
Quote Quick Reply 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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Heavy weather sailing sailorfrank Learning to Sail 26 09-10-2013 06:32 PM
The Folklore of Weather John Rousmaniere Seamanship Articles 0 05-17-2004 08:00 PM
The Balance of Hull and Sails Steve Colgate Buying a Boat Articles 0 05-25-2000 08:00 PM
The Weather Fax Jim Sexton Seamanship Articles 0 10-20-1999 08:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome