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Search: Posts Made By: drobarge
Forum: Lake Superior 06-12-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,307
Posted By drobarge
Re: Duluth to Knife River

Shane may have posted this in another thread somwhere but they are underway now.
Here is a link.

s/v Sea Change | n. a profound or transformative change, brought about by the action of the sea...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-05-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By drobarge
Re: Need one hand willing to work for travel from Northeast to Southwest

I did miss your point! I just hate to see so many people not doing something because the situation could be more ideal. I remember reading Buler's book and he said something along these lines... If I...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-05-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By drobarge
Re: Need one hand willing to work for travel from Northeast to Southwest

It is, I have done it a couple times. I can assure you it is not safe.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-05-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,023
Posted By drobarge
Re: Need one hand willing to work for travel from Northeast to Southwest

Safe safe safe safe safe safe safe safe.......... you guys are gonna scare the poor dude. True adventure is not safe, period. Period don't argue with me.
Forum: Lake Erie 04-27-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By drobarge
Re: anybody interested?

Ask them, it's not my site
Forum: Lake Huron 04-26-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By drobarge
Lake Huron sailor needed

Ambassador for Lk Huron needed. No this is not spam.

Ambassador Crew Program | Unsalted Sailing (http://www.unsaltedsailing.com/crew/)
Forum: Lake Erie 04-26-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By drobarge
anybody interested?

Ambassador crew for lake Erie needed. No this is not spam

Ambassador Crew Program | Unsalted Sailing (http://www.unsaltedsailing.com/crew/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 6,709
Posted By drobarge
Re: scrapping a sailboat

You sir, are part of the problem.
Good Day
Forum: SailNet FAQ 04-10-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By drobarge
Re: NONSUCH 22 - Jibe preventer

Oh, if your not talking about downwind sailing but more drifting or motorsailing in light air. I use a pretty simple setup to control the wishbone. Bring the sheet in fairly snug and run a line...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 04-07-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By drobarge
Re: NONSUCH 22 - Jibe preventer

Only idea I can come up with is a line from the choker attachment on the wishbone run through a block on the cabin top to the main winch and crank it tight. LIGHT AIR ONLY!!!
My experience is...
Forum: Lake Superior 02-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By drobarge
Isle Royale is an amazing place for cruising,...

Isle Royale is an amazing place for cruising, plan for many return trips. I've spent alot of time cruising there. The park regulations can seem a little daunting at first glance. Email me if you have...
Forum: Lake Superior 02-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By drobarge
It is beautiful up there! I spent 4 months...

It is beautiful up there! I spent 4 months sailing out of Eagle Harbor last summer, 1400nm total on the lake aboard Peregrine a nonsuch 30.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,533
Posted By drobarge
Ahhh forget it! hauling boat, replacing shaft...

Ahhh forget it!
hauling boat, replacing shaft and all.

Thanks for the help though!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,533
Posted By drobarge
Fairly certain this is not tapered. nonsuch 30...

Fairly certain this is not tapered. nonsuch 30 westerbeke 27 V drive
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,533
Posted By drobarge
+ .001 -.000 ? or is greater acceptable?

+ .001 -.000 ? or is greater acceptable?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,533
Posted By drobarge
shaft\coupling tolerance

I am replacing the propshaft coupling on my v drive. The propshaft is not a standard size and I need to have the coupler machined to a very slightly larger bore size. What should the tolerance...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-09-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 31,206
Posted By drobarge
And for pete's sake don't lock your bolt cutters...

And for pete's sake don't lock your bolt cutters up! I've found them alot more useful for locks when you lose the keys than for casting off a broken mast.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 13,286
Posted By drobarge
I'm not going to get into my own resume here but,...

I'm not going to get into my own resume here but, rope caulk really? Home Depot?.... Really? friggin' big box stores.... They should be called "do it your &^%$*'in self centers" I guess if I was...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 05-01-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,435
Posted By drobarge
George, edit your last post so your e-mail...

George,
edit your last post so your e-mail add. reads ghite at pasty.net
this will avoid a **** ton of spam
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-09-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,435
Posted By drobarge
I've sailed with ghite and will again this...

I've sailed with ghite and will again this season. Thumbs up on all of it! this is a great opportunity for someone.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By drobarge
much to the dismay of the skipper, I lit one on...

much to the dismay of the skipper, I lit one on wandering star in 35k with a match
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By drobarge
sounds simple enough. no center board on a...

sounds simple enough. no center board on a nonsuch though, should be interesting to see if it reacts the same way with a long(lengthy not deep) fin keel.

Funny... "crew consisted of one man and a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,096
Posted By drobarge
would you be more comfortable with two lines...

would you be more comfortable with two lines attached? Toss the main halyard shackle end forward over the spreader and attach both the main and foresail halyard to the chair. Use two people to hoist...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-16-2010
Replies: 164
Views: 18,186
Posted By drobarge
With plugs, I would get the new ones ready first....

With plugs, I would get the new ones ready first. Try a test hole to ensure a good fit on scrap a sharp forstner bit is a good choice. Then to remove the old ones start with a center punch in the old...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By drobarge
Heaving a cat rig?

Any one have any expierence heaving to with a cat rig? I have been crewing on a Nonsuch 30 a couple times and with only the captain and myself aboard this could come in handy. The main on this boat...
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