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Search: Posts Made By: dreamdoer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By dreamdoer
Re: Clawing off the ol'lee shore

Thank you for the input. So in effect the lifting effect of the keel pulls the boat in the opposite direction(more or less) that the wind is trying to blow the boat. It would seem that no matter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By dreamdoer
Clawing off the ol'lee shore

Good morning everyone:

Compared to a shoal keeled sailboat, is the greater ability of a fin keeled or long/deep keeled sailboat to "claw" off a lee shore due to its higher pointing angle relative...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By dreamdoer
O'Day 22 Coastal Cruise?

I am a sailer with some experience who has a new boat(O'Day 22 shoal keel). What would be the worst conditions encountered (wind and wave) that I could expect to safely sail in? What are the worst...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By dreamdoer
Our Most Perfect Boat

Well collecting and sifting through all the wonderful advice I have mad a preliminary list of the attributes that I feel OUR MOST PERFECT BOAT would possess. I would appreciate any...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-16-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By dreamdoer
Re: Advice on the Perfect Boat Please

OOps!
Capable of sailing to Bermuda- definitely I
I live in Massachusetts (Big difference than if I lived in Melbourne Australia right? LOL)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-16-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By dreamdoer
Red face Re: Advice on the Perfect Boat Please

Thank you all for your advice. More specifics as to what my wife (W) and what I (I) would want in a sailboat;
Full head ĖW
Not tender -W@I
Safe-W@I
Comfortable for 2 for up to a month when...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-15-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By dreamdoer
Re: Advice on the Perfect Boat Please

Hi Everyone:
Thank you all for offering such great advice and please continue to provide it. Donna, I was not generalizing when I said that the women who had offered advice all talked about the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-14-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,496
Posted By dreamdoer
Advice on the Perfect Boat Please

Well I have followed the sage advice given to date and have signed up to take my second USCG approved boating safety/intro to boating class and I have sent for an application to join the Pelagic...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-11-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By dreamdoer
Re: sailing newbie in central MA

Hello:
We are in almost the same boat(a pun intended). I live in Phillipston and am determined to get some sea miles sailing this summer. An experienced member of this site suggested that I check...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By dreamdoer
Sailing in New England for newbie

I am a fresh water sailor who wants to try ocean sailing to see if it suits me. I live in Massachusetts about a 2 hour ride from the coast. I work fulltime and also volunteer regularly during the...
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