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Search: Posts Made By: TheSeaPenguin
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6,080
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
While I agree that tipping can be overdone, it is...

While I agree that tipping can be overdone, it is a great way to reward good service and indicate that in the future you would like good service. Typically in America jobs that require tipping are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6,080
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
I have to agree with Rob. I think it is likely...

I have to agree with Rob. I think it is likely that the guy didn't know how to respond. The few times I have tipped people in situations where it wouldn't be normally expected (such as for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,124
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Person who has the wheel (or tiller) has command...

Person who has the wheel (or tiller) has command (even if they release it to another for a time). Choose who that person is before you get into difficult/emergency situations. Has worked well for my...
Forum: Lake Michigan 10-13-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,610
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Thanks for the info - that price isn't nearly as...

Thanks for the info - that price isn't nearly as bad as I had imagined :P
Forum: Lake Michigan 10-11-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,610
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Uh oh... Now it sounds like if you have to ask,...

Uh oh... Now it sounds like if you have to ask, you can't afford it :P

I will admit, in the past I went for the cheapest marina I could find. I went for the best sailing boat I could justify.
...
Forum: Lake Michigan 10-10-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,610
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Wow - Eldeans does look amazing. Might have a...

Wow - Eldeans does look amazing. Might have a hard time getting the woman to come home again ;)

Any ideas as to the cost? The website say the "total savings" for a boat of the size I am looking at...
Forum: Lake Michigan 10-09-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,610
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Best Marinas in West Michigan?

Hi All -

Previously I had always had my boat (now sold and now in the extremely fun process of looking for another) at Torresen Marine in Lake Muskegon. Though the wife didn't particularly like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 991
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Bottom paint bleed into gel coat?

I have noticed on quite a few boats that there is (what appears to be) bottom paint seeping into the gell coat just above the start of the bottom paint.

Wish I could find a picture of it - but my...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,736
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
defensible - Thanks for the information on the...

defensible - Thanks for the information on the tankage. Definetly something I will have to look into.

Faster - I don't understand... How often are you supposed to shower? I thought that was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,736
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Faster - thanks for your comments. Was the...

Faster - thanks for your comments. Was the urea-like odor obvious enough that I would notice it when first entering the boat? Or is it going to be something I would notice 2 weeks after buying it? ;)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,736
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
I went and saw a Catalina 30...

I went and saw a Catalina 30...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-25-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,736
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Looks like I will have to take a closer look at...

Looks like I will have to take a closer look at the Catalina 30, I had written it off early on - and it sounds like it deserves a closer look.

jjns - Really appreciate the reply, have some great...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-25-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Sounds like the Grand River Sailing Club - I know...

Sounds like the Grand River Sailing Club - I know they had a race this past wed: Race Schedule (http://www.grandriversailingclub.com/grscrace.html)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,736
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Located in West Michigan and sail on Lake...

Located in West Michigan and sail on Lake Michigan out of Muskegon - so fortunately won't exactly be going for true blue water sailing.

I looked at a few of the earlier Hunters a few steps up in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 6,736
Posted By TheSeaPenguin
Hunter 28 really a piece of ****?

I currently have a '78 Hunter 25, and for the past two seasons it has been considered less than acceptable by the wife. Something about the cramped space. And the heat. And the lack of headroom. And...
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