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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 7,048
Posted By Iflyka200s
Can't answer you except with an analogy to my...

Can't answer you except with an analogy to my job, Pilot.

You have flights where you face weather challenges you have flights where you don't. A healthy respect for the weather keeps you alive,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Iflyka200s
Thanks!

For the great thoughts everyone! They have helped more than you all can imagine!


I will not ever give up sailing! I just want to do it safely and avoid these darn Doctors! (Apologies to all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By Iflyka200s
A boat in the living room?

A boat in the living room?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Iflyka200s
Sorry, trying to be positive, the Dr.'s have me...

Sorry, trying to be positive, the Dr.'s have me more than a little spooked...

I guess that's what they do.

I'm optimistic and I will get out of my house I was thinking about what extra...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By Iflyka200s
Sailing & Cancer

A little background...

I had MOHS surgery yesterday to remove a melanoma on my face/lip, chances are 50/50 that it has spread. If it has, my boat is yours, (free) if not...

Is there sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2010
Replies: 334
Views: 38,181
Posted By Iflyka200s
I'm not...

A Cruiser,

but I am a pilot and I am allowed to carry a gun and am bound by Federal Law to do so (and use it). I also sit next to a fire extinguisher.

As a Florida resident and a carry permit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-13-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 6,101
Posted By Iflyka200s
Dude! chill, very chill

Dude!

chill, very chill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By Iflyka200s
Florida is where paint and varnish go to die. ...

Florida is where paint and varnish go to die.

The sun is ruthless and without shade, keeping a boat sporty-looking is T-O-U-G-H!
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-18-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 14,104
Posted By Iflyka200s
Let me..

Try and interject something.

I once was a pretty good sailor, I crewed on Tartan 30's and 37's and a 39 Yankee for many years in the 80's. Before I did that I sailed Clearwater Prams (Now...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 4,314
Posted By Iflyka200s
Charlie, I was wondering what the guys...

Charlie,

I was wondering what the guys reaction was, did he even apologize?

I feel your pain, I had to fly a contract trip for a lot less than the usual rate 1 year ago. 5 days, hotels,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By Iflyka200s
Simple Green Not Flammable, Good Grease...

Simple Green

Not Flammable, Good Grease Cutter, Earth Friendly..... It's good stuff.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Iflyka200s
As a...

Former Insurance adjuster...

Get ready. Get all your paperwork together. Receipts, estimates, anything and everything you can find, the more documentation you have the better.

I'd start...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,992
Posted By Iflyka200s
Rag, GREAT STORY! Not much else to add,...

Rag,

GREAT STORY! Not much else to add, sounds like the boat found a great new home. Enjoy!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,830
Posted By Iflyka200s
Hah yeah well except that we are about 4 miles...

Hah yeah well except that we are about 4 miles from the Atlantic and we are not using them on a boat!

I'll snap a few crappy cell phone pics for you tomorrow.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 1,830
Posted By Iflyka200s
Even more off topic... We use them at the...

Even more off topic...

We use them at the airport I work at. Ours are bolted to the back of a golf cart and left out in the weather 24/7/365. We use them to give bottled water to arriving...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 3,969
Posted By Iflyka200s
Somebody asked me to fly an airplane once. Asked...

Somebody asked me to fly an airplane once. Asked my daily rate, I told him..

Said I was too high..

Other crew ran the airplane off the runway...

My daily rate was $200.00 higher than the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-27-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,128
Posted By Iflyka200s
Faster, Yup, I'm a corporate pilot......

Faster,

Yup, I'm a corporate pilot... Started on a King Air 200 then a B200 now flying a Citation and a Hawker but I love the 200.... a GREAT airplane!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-27-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,128
Posted By Iflyka200s
Sirius 28: Vandestadt and McGruer Ltd. of Owen...

Sirius 28: Vandestadt and McGruer Ltd. of Owen Sound



Specifications:
LOA - 28 ft
Waterline - 24 ft
Beam - 9 ft 8 in.
Draft - fin keel, 4 ft 4 in.; winged keel, 3 ft 6 in. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,920
Posted By Iflyka200s
It's not hard but the keel does weigh 550 lbs so...

It's not hard but the keel does weigh 550 lbs so be careful.

google Catalina 22 and lots of real specific places will show up, also the C-22 owners group are a bunch of nice people.

Good Luck...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 3,547
Posted By Iflyka200s
Real boats...

Frank rules!:p :) :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-17-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 4,649
Posted By Iflyka200s
Oh THAT hurt! :D Frank Butler is gonna have his...

Oh THAT hurt! :D Frank Butler is gonna have his (evil) minions get ya!
Forum: C22   09-15-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By Iflyka200s
Where is 'here' ? I'm in South Flori-duh..

Where is 'here' ? I'm in South Flori-duh..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-15-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By Iflyka200s
Nothing says, "I'm here" like the picture...

Nothing says, "I'm here" like the picture above!
Forum: C22   09-14-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By Iflyka200s
ok locked! (nah not really) Anyone anyone?

ok locked! (nah not really)

Anyone anyone?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-14-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By Iflyka200s
Thankfully...

The Iowa Class ships were fitted with CWIS MK 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) (http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/ship/systems/mk-15.htm)

If the boat that hit the USS Cole...
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