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Search: Posts Made By: outbound
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,207
Posted By outbound
Re: Pogo 50 with in-boom furling.

Paul
With all due respect you need to take captain Ron to heart and think long and hard on:
Having a boat bigger then you can single hand with no powered mechanical aid.
Buying a boat you don't...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,207
Posted By outbound
Re: Pogo 50 with in-boom furling.

Had opportunity to watch the big boys race as they wandered around doing the bucket. Sailboats in the 170-200' range. Went out at start (pursuit) and finish. Got to watch them raise and strike sail....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,207
Posted By outbound
Re: Pogo 50 with in-boom furling.

I don't get your logic. You buy a go fast boat then think of doing some thing that will hamper its performance. Its a sweet boat let it sing.
You buy a boat that is capable of long distance travels...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,207
Posted By outbound
Re: Pogo 50 with in-boom furling.

Agree the Schaffer seems better engineered than the leisurefurl and slightly less need to be directly into the wind to furl. Still would exam closely how you will cruise
Think about
If halyard...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 4,676
Posted By outbound
Re: Lifespan of a Diesel Engine

Soooooooo
Have 75 turbo yanmar. It gets run for 15m before leaving and 15m after arriving. It gets run at 2100rpm for ~1/2h as we leave and put the rags up then left in neutral for 5m before...
Forum: Electronics 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By outbound
Re: NKE or B&G

Have the airmar ultrasonic speedo going into itc5 raymarine. Had to replace it once ( at their expense). Has worked fine since with ~3k miles passing by its surface. Use just one coat of transducer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 4,676
Posted By outbound
Re: Lifespan of a Diesel Engine

Still question remains what is best behavior for turbo diesels to prolong life. Unaware of any non turbo diesels being used above ~50hp.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,641
Posted By outbound
Re: Navigation Lights

Would note.
To other boats/ships your tricolor is what's most visible at distance when underway. No one really cares much if you are on sail or motor power. So the tricolor should be on with a...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 4,428
Posted By outbound
Re: Sailor missing 66 days found! Breaking News.

Admit my ignorance. But several times going north when near land it appeared we fought a significant counter current which disappeared by moving just a few miles offshore. This appeared to be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,581
Posted By outbound
Re: Any Solo Sailors?

Think even if you never intend to single all boats,captains and crew should be capable of doing it.
An example- took a couple from Norman to north sound. It got increasely sporty. One got sick other...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By outbound
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

Z is right but the buck a foot still applies to the best of my knowledge. We got around it due to the "import" which was why I mentioned it.
Think folks stress too much. Sailing here is easy. Just...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By outbound
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

If you do go in and out.easiest is gun creek. Worse is Sopers. Middle is second floor road town ferry dock then jost. Just started with a $1 per ft. Variable if they collect and how much. Imported...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By outbound
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

Been mostly here since November. above information is valid except for popular places such as white bay or cooper if you want a good spot wake up early and do coffee on the way. Try to avoid picking...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By outbound
Re: Messy fenders UGG !

Fender covers in black. Never let them touch salt water.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 2,620
Posted By outbound
Re: Dyneema (or similar) jacklines

Would note:
It's not uncommon in weather to have one person at the helm and another sleeping ( wearing full kit) on the leeward settee in the cockpit. That allows some one immediately present to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

Smackie
Methinks you are not listening well.:) Multiple people in multiple ways have expressed to you the truism-there are good boats and not so good boats. This is true at all price points,all ages...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 99
Views: 5,052
Posted By outbound
Re: Take Your Shoes Off in the Cabin

After lost nails,broken toes and slips I have two sets of shoes. One for on deck and one for shore. I have a small,rug out on the dock( if we are on a dock), another in the cockpit it front of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

Minnie- went from peters to north sound in that crap. Right on the nose the whole time. But got to see 170-200' sailboats race around Virgin Gorda for the next three days. It was glorious. Like you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

Jon with your having more experience you've said it just right. I have about a dozen real off shore passages of more than 5-7 days but from the first had that mixed feeling of joy and regret at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

As pointed out on a another thread some current production boats would seem to be at risk of down flooding if pooped while using a JSD. I carry one. During construction of my boat asked stern cleats...
Forum: Electronics 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By outbound
Re: New AIS Rule

Be glad when the fishboats have them. When deck lights are not on hard to pick up. When deck lights are on I can't see their nav lights. Never can figure what pattern they are steering. Always want...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

Thanks for the encouragement. Maybe we can get a section like the cheakepeak folks have here on SN.:laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

That's the plan!!!!
Wife retires in 2 years. Mess around in eastern then western Caribbean. Make sure we are up to it and still want to do it. Then through the canal and off we go. Can't wait....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

So we are back to that. That's fine but was wanting to talk about stress on you not boat as faster points out. So if concerns about storms, sinking, possibility of rescue is praying on your mind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,565
Posted By outbound
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

Hyper
Your comment interests me. Just came back from short cruise. Had couple on board "sailing their whole life but was clueless and he puked the whole beat from Peters to bitter end. It was a beat...
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