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Search: Posts Made By: Coldwater
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Coldwater
I like the look of the whipping. What kind of...

I like the look of the whipping. What kind of thread/cord do you like for whipping.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Coldwater
Thanks. I think I had better learn to whip, but...

Thanks. I think I had better learn to whip, but the heat shrink sounds like a good idea too. I'll try both.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Coldwater
Frayed Knot

Well, not really a knot. I was wondering what the best method might be for keeping lines such as stay-set, stay-setX etc from fraying on the ends. I had assumed that I could just heat the end and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By Coldwater
Yeah, gusting to 40 here all weekend. I'll take...

Yeah, gusting to 40 here all weekend. I'll take your 10 any time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,235
Posted By Coldwater
I got so used to wearing a PFD while river and...

I got so used to wearing a PFD while river and sea kayaking, that I feel naked without it. I sail a small 22' racing boat with a low freeboard in fairly cold water, so a PFD seems wise. Plus, it is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2009
Replies: 58
Views: 3,610
Posted By Coldwater
The lake is 25 miles long in the other direction,...

The lake is 25 miles long in the other direction, which also correspond to the prevailing wind - so chop we get! But the real trick is being able to tack fast enough in certain areas to keep from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2009
Replies: 58
Views: 3,610
Posted By Coldwater
All the way to the other side of the lake:)...

All the way to the other side of the lake:) That's, like, several hundred yards! Maybe 1/3 of a mile in places.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-07-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 4,724
Posted By Coldwater
The local lake sits at 8000', is frozen over for...

The local lake sits at 8000', is frozen over for 5 or 6 months out of the year, and never gets out of the low 60's.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,173
Posted By Coldwater
See, this is why some of us like sailing in FRESH...

See, this is why some of us like sailing in FRESH water:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-21-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 4,647
Posted By Coldwater
Man, you guys really need to get out on the water...

Man, you guys really need to get out on the water or find an off season pass-time:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 15,559
Posted By Coldwater
AKA - Life outside of sailnet.

AKA - Life outside of sailnet.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 15,559
Posted By Coldwater
Wow, that was a lot of entertainment on so many...

Wow, that was a lot of entertainment on so many levels.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-17-2009
Replies: 96
Views: 15,559
Posted By Coldwater
8 months or not, we need "The Rest of The...

8 months or not, we need "The Rest of The Story."
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2009
Replies: 94
Views: 4,643
Posted By Coldwater
"Elderly" - 50 - Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!!! That's a good...

"Elderly" - 50 - Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!!! That's a good one. I remember when I was little more than an infant, and it did seem that way. But at least I knew everything then.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Coldwater
My brother kept his Cal20 on Dillon for a number...

My brother kept his Cal20 on Dillon for a number of years. He has now moved to Hotchkiss. He has been sailing a long time, but found Dillon very challenging. Our local lake, Blue Mesa, is much the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-21-2008
Replies: 155
Views: 15,313
Posted By Coldwater
International Tempest prior to my first sail on...

International Tempest prior to my first sail on her.
http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo241/jnclem1/Int.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 2,490
Posted By Coldwater
I think you mean Mountain Hardwear. Also,...

I think you mean Mountain Hardwear. Also, Patagonia, Marmot, North Face, all make a wide variety of styles and weights of great synthetic clothing and zip off pants. Ibex for modern wool...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-16-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 16,270
Posted By Coldwater
Whew! Good, I don't need any more confusion in my...

Whew! Good, I don't need any more confusion in my life.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-15-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 16,270
Posted By Coldwater
I'm new but, wouldn't you move the traveler to...

I'm new but, wouldn't you move the traveler to leeward to reduce heel angle?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-07-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Coldwater
At 8000' we only have a few good weeks left,...

At 8000' we only have a few good weeks left, although we had 1 1/2 feet of snow in the mountains over the weekend. I'll be out of town for most of the rest of the month, so I'm pulling out this...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-20-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 4,436
Posted By Coldwater
My comments about bringing the traveler in closer...

My comments about bringing the traveler in closer than I had thought, were mostly done close hauled, or on a close reach. I was just comparing working upwind with the traveler in one position, then...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-19-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 4,436
Posted By Coldwater
This sounds about right for the Tempest also.This...

This sounds about right for the Tempest also.This is a great thread, and very helpful. I am the Tempest owner, and sailing noob, that KB7EWA mentioned at the beginning of the thread. We have had...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-30-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Coldwater
New Boat, New Sport

I thought I would do the right thing and introduce myself, having already spent a few weeks browsing and having made a couple of posts.

I am brand new here, and pretty much new, or renewed, to...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-20-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,662
Posted By Coldwater
I am brand new here, and pretty much new, or...

I am brand new here, and pretty much new, or renewed, to sailing. I was glad to find this post. I live in Western Colorado with one 25 mile long, but narrow lake nearby. I spent a couple of summers...
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