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Search: Posts Made By: FSMike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 152
Views: 5,319
Posted By FSMike
Re: Give AIS a rest

If you are under sail you are going to be on either port tack or starboard tack regardless of whether you are on a run or close hauled or any other point of sail.
Which tack you are on is determined...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By FSMike
Re: New Ideas for using water heads?

Get rid of the pressure water system entirely and switch to foot pumps. Not only will this solve your problems, you'll use a lot less water.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By FSMike
Re: Petite Top Side Paint

Petite? It must be for small boats only lol.
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By FSMike
Re: Training

You can get compensated all you want for deliveries, you are still not legally required to have a captain's license.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By FSMike
Re: Rope handle on tiller

Google "marlinespike seamanship".
Lots of info. I mean lots.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-22-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By FSMike
Re: Newbie question about the sails

The leading edge of a (triangular) sail is the luff, the trailing edge is the leech, the bottom edge is the foot. The top corner is the head, the forward bottom corner is the tack, and the trailing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By FSMike
Re: Installing dodger questions

This works very well and also helps keep water from running under the dodger in bad weather.
No matter what type of fastener you use monthly lubrication (I use Vaseline) will help the longevity.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By FSMike
Re: How do I keep travelift slings from topsides

The times I have seen it done we used 4x4s instead of fenders. Strap width lengths of 4x4 were placed under the straps and held in place until the straps took up the slack.
It's been too long to...
Forum: Diesel 11-18-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,003
Posted By FSMike
Re: Ka lunk

That'll be the day. If the zeehag were to quit, so would the rest of us.
Enjoy the season anyway.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,859
Posted By FSMike
Re: Thinking of Losing My Inboard

capta - Why do you say that? I sailed a 26' double ender for years and did not notice more hobby horsing than a comparable length boat with a "normal" (lol) transom.
Sorry for the thread hijack.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By FSMike
Re: Plastic dinghy repairs

You might try googling some motorcycle forums. They, especially off road bikes, use plastic fenders and gas tanks, etc. There are various repair materials available for fixing those. The types of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By FSMike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By FSMike
Re: How did you do Mona Pass last time?

1) We departed from Samana.
2) Yes, as per Bruce Van Sant's recommendation. You should read the rationale in his book.
3) As I said, we turned around. We headed back to the DR, going into Luperon...
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