SailNet Community - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 25 of 363
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: obelisk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-19-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,659
Posted By obelisk
Re: advice on sailing around Cape Hatteras?

Yes, hurricane season should be a big concern for you. The season really heats up in mid-august and peaks in September usually. There are no suitable places to pull in and ride out a hurricane...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 4,659
Posted By obelisk
Re: advice on sailing around Cape Hatteras?

You may have more to worry about than Hatteras, heading to the Keys in August...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,563
Posted By obelisk
Re: How to prepare/refit a boat for Bluewater

Yes!! Unfortunately, I learned that the hard way. Below decks autopilot crapped out 4 hours after we were run out of Cape Verde by a tropical depression and Salvador, Brazil was the destination. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2015
Replies: 1,112
Views: 285,026
Posted By obelisk
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Koh Kradan

https://scontent-kul1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t31.0-8/11114104_10153497413339474_5025171131083690191_o.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By obelisk
Re: Current Indonesian CAIT Process

yep, i have been talking with Jia. seems like all should be ok. it will just be a quick antifoul but much needed as i have to scrape nearly every week now!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By obelisk
Re: Current Indonesian CAIT Process

^That's what i was thinking originally but I will probably have to stop in Sabang to pick up some crew and its seems like the officials are pretty aggressive at paperwork because they are looking for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By obelisk
Current Indonesian CAIT Process

I am pulling my hair out dealing with the new Indo CAIT website. I went through an agent in 2014 for CAIT and renewals but things changed as of Jan 1, supposedly to allow users to do it directly. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By obelisk
Re: Port tack is faster than starboard tack? Why?

I have the same mystery and after pulling my hair out for YEARS, trying to figure out why, I have just chalked it up to PFM.

I checked with halyard as mentioned above and the mast is centered...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-03-2015
Replies: 531
Views: 128,869
Posted By obelisk
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia

https://www.flickr.com/photos/125506007@N06/15139178820/
Forum: Engines   06-02-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By obelisk
Re: Mitsuboshi Belts

yeah, i guess i could probably not bring myself to toss the out but I definitely am tired of having to retension or replace every 20-30 hours. this was never a problem with my Gates. do you know...
Forum: Engines   06-01-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By obelisk
Mitsuboshi Belts

All through Indonesia, it was impossible to find a decent V-belt for my engine so I kept going through the $2 Indo versions. Now, here in Langkawi, I have found Mitsuboshi (not Mitsubishi) brand...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-01-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By obelisk
Re: Crew Wanted - Bali to Langkawi/Phuket and Points West

ronnie,

this spectacular topography is in eastern Indo. pm me for some more info if you want
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By obelisk
Re: Two weeks all alone what to expect?

On watch at night, I always hear music playing as clear as can be but when I try to focus on it, it disappears...maybe my boat is haunted
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-25-2015
Replies: 4,983
Views: 430,163
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Port Townsend, maybe? Or somewhere on the Olympic peninsula?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-12-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By obelisk
Re: Crew Wanted - Bali to Langkawi/Phuket and Points West

kicka, i'm still in Thailand and will be in Penang in a week or so.


Sailredemption, how is the refit going? we sent a few PMs a while ago about our boats. keep condensing your lists and,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By obelisk
Re: Replace Edson chain-wire setup

I did this myself in Buenos Aires in 2009 with some SS wire and Nicopress sleeves. I think the total for everything came to around $40. still going strong.

what drew my attention was continually...
Forum: Racing   04-25-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By obelisk
Re: Golden Globe race 2018

maybe restrictions is the wrong word but there is a very narrow description of acceptable boats. in fact, only one boat from the original 1968 race, Robin Knox-Johnston's Suhaili, fits the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-25-2015
Replies: 1,112
Views: 285,026
Posted By obelisk
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Phuket 4/25

Looking west
http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo184/svobelisk/P4250305.jpg

Looking east
http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo184/svobelisk/P4250301.jpg
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-23-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,653
Posted By obelisk
Re: SE Asia to New zealand (or near by)

where are you in Thailand? I am in Phuket and will be cruising the area for the next few months. I'd be happy to take you for a few day sails between anchorages so that you can gain some experience...
Forum: Racing   04-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By obelisk
Re: Golden Globe race 2018

One of my first thoughts was that I had plenty of time to make it back home and prepare for this! Unfortunately, I don't fit the very narrow size limits :(

aeventyr60, we definitely don't need...
Forum: Racing   04-23-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By obelisk
Golden Globe race 2018

Golden Globe Race 2018 - Live Sail Die (http://www.livesaildie.com/golden-globe-race-2018/)

A nice idea and refreshing to get away from the ridiculous price tags of most modern-day races. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,890
Posted By obelisk
Re: Spreader halyards for burgees or radar reflector?

My Firdell Blipper has been hanging below the port lower spreader since 1982 and I always hear how pronounced a radar signature i have. any bit you hand get it off the water will help. just make...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By obelisk
RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Course Comparisons

Recently, I have been looking into a RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore, moving up to Ocean, it just seems like something I should have just in case that dream opportunity presents itself. I have more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2015
Replies: 1,112
Views: 285,026
Posted By obelisk
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Sunrise. Koh Ngai, Thailand. No filter this time

http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo184/svobelisk/P4020654.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2015
Replies: 1,112
Views: 285,026
Posted By obelisk
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Koh Phetra, Thailand 03/30/2015 with "sunset" mode on olympus tg-3

http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo184/svobelisk/P3280332.jpg
Showing results 1 to 25 of 363

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