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Search: Posts Made By: mjname
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By mjname
Nick, This is really really really great for...

Nick, This is really really really great for something you threw up in 24 hours.

Sailing Dogs advice is actually really good, even if it has a bite to it. I would make the banner smaller and I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-21-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By mjname
Do you have any links on these types of boat...

Do you have any links on these types of boat plans? I would be interested in makeing a nesting dinghy.

Matthew
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 5,678
Posted By mjname
I couldn't figure out how he was standing in...

I couldn't figure out how he was standing in front a full Spiniker and not spilling his coffee or without having the wind muss his hair.

Duh... it's Fog!

I think my new signature is going to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By mjname
planning happens when the wave at the bow meets...

planning happens when the wave at the bow meets the wave at the stern, a shorter boat will reach a plane state at lower speed than a longer boat. Because the waves at the stern and the bow have a...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 01-18-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By mjname
I have a 1965 columbia 29. It is cored with... of...

I have a 1965 columbia 29. It is cored with... of all the things they could put between fiberglass... guess what they put. FIBER GLASS! I've put in a port this summer in the forehatch and it was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 5,678
Posted By mjname
I have a SiTex GPS the old kind that only has...

I have a SiTex GPS the old kind that only has read out of location, speed and direction. Its that old lcd screen that has an old data output on the back that is coaxial of sorts, pre-usb. It just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 2,351
Posted By mjname
Here is the harbor where my baby is on the...

Here is the harbor where my baby is on the hard... waiting for spring refits, new standing and running rigging.

http://marinas.com/view/overview/536

Great harbor by the way and good place to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-09-2007
Replies: 213
Views: 18,050
Posted By mjname
Sailaway21: To answer your question as to,...

Sailaway21:

To answer your question as to, "why people single hand?" not sure what other have to say about it but I do it because of convience, mainly day sails during good weather but hope to be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-26-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 13,463
Posted By mjname
Of course for the DIY there is always this kit. ...

Of course for the DIY there is always this kit.

http://www.thunderstruck-ev.com/sailboatkit.htm

for about $1,250.00 bucks you can even have regan.

However remember to switch props, the props...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-26-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 13,463
Posted By mjname
Actually you didn't miss the change in the laws...

Actually you didn't miss the change in the laws of physics, they haven't changed. Your not just taking into account all the variables, ie laws not law. The big killer is the loss of energy in the the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 13,463
Posted By mjname
JouvertSpirit: Have you checked out any of...

JouvertSpirit:

Have you checked out any of the electric boat forums on Yahoo.com. I belong to a couple and I think there might be some posts in the archeive about re-power. The groups name is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-25-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 6,639
Posted By mjname
does anyone know of Curacao

I have past live memories of Curacao... or rather I look at the photos of the place and drool. I've fallen in love with Curacao and Saba both and was wondering if there is anyone here who has spent...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-25-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By mjname
Wow there is somthing magikal about here. I swear...

Wow there is somthing magikal about here. I swear she looks like she could just rise up and fly away. Does she have a price tag?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2006
Replies: 74
Views: 13,463
Posted By mjname
I'm currently installing an electric motor in my...

I'm currently installing an electric motor in my columbia 29. I just pulled out the Atomic 4, nothing more will happen till after January. I'm part of a beta system for Electric Yacht systems. So...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-23-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 2,981
Posted By mjname
Uhm so this isn't how a day of sailing is...

Uhm so this isn't how a day of sailing is suppossed to go? He didn't beach the boat or bring down the roller furling so they're doing better than I.

All kidding aside I single hand and it's a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 3,324
Posted By mjname
I like the new Si-Tex ColorMax Series comes in...

I like the new Si-Tex ColorMax Series comes in diferent screen sizes and can handle chart depth guage and chart plotting. I have a GPS antenna so will just buy the 10 inch unit and maybe a radar ad...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-20-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 2,302
Posted By mjname
Take something to document the experiece......

Take something to document the experiece... whether it's a camera, video recorder or just a good old fashion journal. Oh and once you get the Epirb, life raft, and anchor figured out... don't forget...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,619
Posted By mjname
Is the forestay 20 years old? if it is you might...

Is the forestay 20 years old? if it is you might want to replace that before you take off for a long time. I have a Hood Rolling Furling and it came down on the last sail... nothing more frustrating...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By mjname
"Your Dog?" Dude thats not funny.

"Your Dog?"

Dude thats not funny.
Forum: Catalina 12-17-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 3,953
Posted By mjname
You can buy a fid and do the tapered line splice...

You can buy a fid and do the tapered line splice yourself. I'm assuming you're using a double braided dacron or polyester, like the one that is on mine. There are many books on splicing this type of...
Forum: Provisioning 12-16-2006
Replies: 30
Views: 8,697
Posted By mjname
buy a pack of super glue get the small containers...

buy a pack of super glue get the small containers 3 in a pack. It's great in replacing stitches. Do not use epoxy glue it's toxic but super glue is used in emergency rooms. I haven't used a band aid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-16-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By mjname
I use 25% bleach solution on the decking to...

I use 25% bleach solution on the decking to remove the green mildow before I stain it. I guess you might want a stronger mixture for boat teak. However I can't imagine spraying bleach once a week......
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-15-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,967
Posted By mjname
Why are you not registering your boat with the...

Why are you not registering your boat with the coastgard as a federal vessel or such. I'm not sure on how to do it but mine is... I purchased the boat already registered with the coastguard and just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2006
Replies: 140
Views: 8,212
Posted By mjname
We could start our own wholesale purchasing club....

We could start our own wholesale purchasing club. I personally would love to find someone to go in with me on a spool of 600' 7/16 sta set rope. And a spool of 1/4 SS 7/19 wire rigging. We could sort...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 3,133
Posted By mjname
If you can't afford a boat... go crew for a few...

If you can't afford a boat... go crew for a few months and dont' worry about the future until you've seen a few corners of the earth without anyone elses perspective hanging over your head. Soak it...
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