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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 9,890
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

Do I need classes before I sail on the popsicle sticks? I am leaning towards US sailing....:D
David
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-02-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 4,750
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Advice For Good Boat To Learn On

I took my lessons at Yankee boat on Lake George (22' Hunter) during the summer a few years back.. Excellent instructors.

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-07-2014
Replies: 82
Views: 4,333
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Dangers of Whales

So rather than whales we now have to consider the sky is falling?:laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 8,056
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Sailing Anarchy Seized By Fed's??

If they pay the programmer the $50 or $100 or etc. It will get unlocked...:laugher

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2013
Replies: 134
Views: 9,148
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Would you rather own a sailboat or a RV?

Currently we have a 30' fifth wheel. I would like to get a 30 - 33' Cape Dory to expand my explorations.

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 4,951
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Good Deck Shoes?

I used a pair of Keens when I was on a hunter 22. They also have a toe guard for the cleats.

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,631
Posted By LessTacksing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 5,584
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Are we elitists?

When I first posted here I believe one of my first greeters was smackdaddy. And I am still here appreciating the groups wisdom and sometimes the lack of wisdom.

David
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,639
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: problem diagnosis needed, no speed, smoke, low rpms

These responses are what I find to be the best of Sailnet...

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-21-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Would You Say This Is A Good Analogy To Sailing?

A wife can have (make) upgrades?!!!!! Hmmmmm.......

David
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Let the fun begin

Subscribing to Good Old Boat may help.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: DTOPS Question

Most of the federal sites that I have used as a vendor or as an subcontract employee will only use e. I believe it is usually listed in the machine requirements before login.

David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-25-2012
Replies: 123
Views: 5,745
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Improving Sailnet

I see no reason of getting rid of chat. Members are using it. Mine is just minmized at the bottom of the screen. I also do not use chat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2012
Replies: 78
Views: 4,620
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: SailNet. It ain't what it used to be?

Being a neophyte, I have learned alot and what to avoid through the SN forums. I stay out of the OT forum so I do not get worked up.
Forum: Racing   06-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By LessTacksing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 4,909
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Guitar or Other Instrument Players

I play Bass trombone and Tuba. Enjoy Classical and Swing, but will appreciate almost any other type of music.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Yet another bottom paint question, now featuring picture

Here is a link to the article in the newspaper:

Times Union - Albany NY (http://albarchive.merlinone.net/mweb/wmsql.wm.request?oneimage&imageid=18250001)

David
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Yet another bottom paint question, now featuring picture

According to the newspaper it is supposed to be "environmentally friendly"

"A small chemical company owned by an amateur competitive sailor is making its bid for a share of the $4 billion global...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By LessTacksing
Re: Yet another bottom paint question, now featuring picture

There is a firm outside of the capital district area in NYS that has deveolped a new type of bottom paint. This supposedly increases speed and inhibits growth on the bottom. It hit our local papers...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-26-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By LessTacksing
ASA101 lesson - Negril, Jamaica

Can any one point me in the correct direction for finding an 101 ASA Lesson in Negril Jamaica in June?

Thanks
David
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 5,694
Posted By LessTacksing
I feel sailors should learn how to sail without...

I feel sailors should learn how to sail without the electronics, chart reading, navigation, etc. I have found that when more people start to rely more on the easier way i.e computers they have to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,904
Posted By LessTacksing
Back in 2005 we had a tour boat that capsized...

Back in 2005 we had a tour boat that capsized having been overloaded. The lawsuits just finished up after 6 years.

What Went Wrong: Lake George Disaster - Popular Mechanics...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,455
Posted By LessTacksing
Hey Smacky, You can have some of our water,...

Hey Smacky,

You can have some of our water, if you can get it down there. We appear to have too much.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-16-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 5,043
Posted By LessTacksing
Is it possible he was looking for a tank to...

Is it possible he was looking for a tank to install?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2011
Replies: 16
  Sad Day
Views: 1,855
Posted By LessTacksing
I also had to sell my boat (my ex stated it was...

I also had to sell my boat (my ex stated it was her or the boat) which was a very sad day for me. 30 years later I am looking forward to continuing to learn to sail. I have found even by lurking I...
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