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Search: Posts Made By: robmo
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 11-04-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 122,129
Posted By robmo
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Here's another matter to consider: Bounty had been undergoing repairs in Boothbay and as we all know, repair of wooden ships usually results in wood shavings. Invariably these will end up in the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 11-04-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By robmo
Re: Hudson River, NJ Coast - Miami

So, how shall we leave this? Would you like me to contact you in two weeks to see where you are with help on this trip?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 11-04-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By robmo
Re: Hudson River, NJ Coast - Miami

Hi Wally,

Hmmmm, So you would plan to leave Annapolis just after Turkey day? Would that put you around Norfolk around the Nov 30? I can't make Annapolis that early, but I might be able to link...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 11-04-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By robmo
Re: Hudson River, NJ Coast - Miami

Hey Captn

What are the dates? I might be available from Annapolis to FL leg
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 11-01-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 122,129
Posted By robmo
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

this guy seemed to have had a strong death wish
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-01-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 1,986
Posted By robmo
Re: Need one hand willing to work for travel from Northeast to Southwest

Yo,

Here's an idea for ya, you can buy a 1977 Newport 28 in Portland OR for $7000, move to Portland instaed of CA and you'll save yourself time and money

1975 Newport 28 Sail Boat For Sale -...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-20-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 6,344
Posted By robmo
Re: Curiosity About These "Crew Wanted" Posts

you forgot to include

no spilling of beer
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 05-24-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,712
Posted By robmo
Re: Crew wanted NC to MS

I'm a littel confused, are you going south to FL and then up to MS? Seems like it would be easier to truck the boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 11,668
Posted By robmo
Re: 3 Dead in Sailing Yacht Crash in Race from Newport California to Mexico.

That sounds like a very plausible analysis. Fiberglass doesn't stand a chance against rocks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By robmo
Re: 2 Sailors rescued off california...

Hey Medsailor,

Why is your boat called "Fairhaven"? Does it have anything to do with Josh Slocum?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-03-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By robmo
Re: delivery from Port St Joe Fl to Nassau capt and crew needed

Hi,

I have offshore experience and am willing to crew if you find an appropriate skipper. I have skippered boats, but I'd rather crew. Is this a paid opportunity?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,036
Posted By robmo
Re: Shackles on Jib Sheets?

If the bowline is tied properly, it can be easily broken by someone who knwos how, that's the purpose of the bowline.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By robmo
Re: How is sailing on large bodies of water?

I sailed on the Chessy for a week in October on a 63' "pinky" schooner and in conversations with the mate who is a seasoned Cheesy sailor, I asked him what the prevailing wind was in the summer. His...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By robmo
Re: How is sailing on large bodies of water?

I started sailing on Buzzards Bay and now I sail on Lakes in OR and occasionally on Buzzards Bay and Galveston Bay. Buzzards Bay is about ten miles wide and 38 miles long and is one challenging...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By robmo
Yup!

Yup!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,940
Posted By robmo
Hi Bob, Who are you buying the Li-ion bats...

Hi Bob,

Who are you buying the Li-ion bats from? Be careful with those things,remember what happened to the Chevy Volt. Those danged things will burn.

Cheers,

Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,940
Posted By robmo
You wrote "running high wattage AC appliances at...

You wrote "running high wattage AC appliances at 120/240 60 cycle"

Whoa, so what you're telling me is that you're sailing a condominium, Hmmmmmm. I guess my general advice is falling on deaf...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 6,940
Posted By robmo
Hey deckofficer, I've been around boats for 40...

Hey deckofficer, I've been around boats for 40 years and reading about the system that you are describing, it seems to me that you will be in a world of hurt in the short run. When it comes to...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 02-14-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,321
Posted By robmo
Hi Craig, Thanks for getting back. I'm...

Hi Craig,

Thanks for getting back. I'm going to double up with this reply to ensure that you get it. To answer your questions:
- I'm 64, but will turn 65 in March, despite my age, I'm still in...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 02-13-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,321
Posted By robmo
Hi Craig, Couldn't get through with your...

Hi Craig,

Couldn't get through with your email address, don't know what went wrong.

Shuah, I can provide specifics, I'm a New Englander and I've cut my teeth in sailing on Buzzards Bay. ...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 02-13-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,321
Posted By robmo
Hi Graig, I might be available on the SF to...

Hi Graig,

I might be available on the SF to Seattle run. I have more than 30 yrs experience racing and cruising in NE waters, offshore experience in the Caribbean and North Atlantic. I also hold...
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