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Search: Posts Made By: deepblueme
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-23-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By deepblueme
If you like goof off try Xylene it's what goof...

If you like goof off try Xylene it's what goof off is made from and ALOT cheeper, just don't get it on soft rubber and then scrub.

Xylene is an adhesive remover.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By deepblueme
Learning to rig

Where/how do go about learning to be a sailboat rigger as a job?
I am looking for a change from being a SCUBA Inst.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,577
Posted By deepblueme
The water cares for you about as much as a bullet...

The water cares for you about as much as a bullet does the difference being that you can choose when to go to the water, you don't have a choice on when to go on a mission.

Any fool can buy a boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 25,492
Posted By deepblueme
I don't care how old the thread is it's still a...

I don't care how old the thread is it's still a great read lots of useful stuuf there, as always thanks Jeff!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,124
Posted By deepblueme
After a few years of owning a car detail shop... ...

After a few years of owning a car detail shop...

Save some money by getting Xylene to remove sticky stuff after using a heat gun and plastic scraper to remove decals.
Xylene is the stuff that...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-24-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 8,977
Posted By deepblueme
Or you can always have a reef point put into your...

Or you can always have a reef point put into your sail, till you learn to "sail it like you stole it".
Forum: Chartering 03-22-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By deepblueme
Blackbeard's Liveaboard's do just that on...

Blackbeard's Liveaboard's do just that on 65ft'ers with 6 crew and 20ish pax and are always full. Sailing thru the Bahamas doing 3 to 5 dives a day.
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-22-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By deepblueme
For canoe check out the ACA American Canoe...

For canoe check out the ACA American Canoe Association ACA (http://www.americancanoe.org/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By deepblueme
That happened to me too. Crossing from Miami to...

That happened to me too.
Crossing from Miami to Bimini, half way there, middle of the night blowing snot, double reef. Half the slugs let go and the head of the sail tore off the haylard and came...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-26-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 15,742
Posted By deepblueme
I agree with you xort, I always wondered about...

I agree with you xort, I always wondered about the deck vs keel and just figured keel was always better.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 5,293
Posted By deepblueme
Doesnt a Yacht have a lot of teak and a crew that...

Doesnt a Yacht have a lot of teak and a crew that is paid to work on it?
A boat may have teak but you can't afford to pay someone to work on it cuz all your money is tied up in the boat already?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-09-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,194
Posted By deepblueme
What part of putting a dye pack, mirror, flare or...

What part of putting a dye pack, mirror, flare or cylume in your pocket and letting others know you have it requires wearing a SCUBA tank?????
A 6' inflatable smb is a 6' coconut sticking out of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,194
Posted By deepblueme
MOB ideas&tips

Here is a thread I found intresting from a searchers point of view.

http://www.scubaboard.com/forums/general-scuba-equipment-discussions/211950-best-signalling-equipment-searchers-point-view.html
Forum: Chartering 11-28-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,896
Posted By deepblueme
I don't know if this applys to sailboats.... ...

I don't know if this applys to sailboats....

I sell Kayaks and I tell people to buy the boat they are going to use everyday and rent the boat they use once a year for that 10 day river trip.

My...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-28-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 4,618
Posted By deepblueme
Made me quesy just in that short time!!!! ...

Made me quesy just in that short time!!!!

Reminded me of a crossing of the Gulf Stream once...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,433
Posted By deepblueme
One mans dream could be anothers nightmare.......

One mans dream could be anothers nightmare.... And that nightmare could be my dream.

(think sharks comming at you from all directions)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By deepblueme
It's very "doable" on an old 33ft sailboat... ...

It's very "doable" on an old 33ft sailboat...

Depending on the weather window, capt., crew and how well kept that "old" boat is.
New boats sink just like old boats and the weather doesn't care...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By deepblueme
As a kid (kind of still am) reading about...

As a kid (kind of still am) reading about Magellen, Cook, Balboa and those boys adventures gave me a wanderlust to see the world, now I am saving to buy my own boat.

All the Errol Flynn movies......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-17-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 4,192
Posted By deepblueme
In the latest issue of "Good Old Boat" there is a...

In the latest issue of "Good Old Boat" there is a ladder mod a guy made from rope for his folding stern ladder to make it much easier to use. Rungs deep in the water.

Check it out
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-14-2007
Replies: 143
Views: 10,847
Posted By deepblueme
Has anyone seen what it looks like when you flush...

Has anyone seen what it looks like when you flush overboard?

Well from my point of view,(a diver) it looks like it is snowing during a duststorm...
There is nothing that floats so no reason to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-06-2007
Replies: 137
Views: 7,440
Posted By deepblueme
I would think that part of it is also that...

I would think that part of it is also that sailing isnt ""cool"".
When I say that I mean it doesn't have the TV coverage, Advertising or Heros that kids tend to see (think Freestyle Motocross or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,085
Posted By deepblueme
Just an example of motoring vs sailing. ...

Just an example of motoring vs sailing.

Miami to Bimini normally a 8 hour trip in the boat I crewed on 65' 55ton sloop rig.

Storm day blowin hard, 8+ waves, small craft adv.

About half way...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 3,211
Posted By deepblueme
I'm glad Sailnet is here to feed the boat jones...

I'm glad Sailnet is here to feed the boat jones while I am picking pennies up from the ground to build the boat fund...

I guess I am addicted too, I even spent 90 days on the water this year but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By deepblueme
But I am smart enough to know that I don't know...

But I am smart enough to know that I don't know much!!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By deepblueme
Thanks for the advice Cam, I have been lurking...

Thanks for the advice Cam, I have been lurking here for about a year now and you guys really are a big help to the newbie/dreamer crowd.

I've been looking at ALOT of different 29-31 footers in and...
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