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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 16,504
Posted By greggus
Looks like the US East Coast has the best booty,...

Looks like the US East Coast has the best booty, so far. Even after Giu's self absorbed moment.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-27-2007
Replies: 67
Views: 5,107
Posted By greggus
Anybody needing to iron clothes on a boat do not...

Anybody needing to iron clothes on a boat do not appreciate the beaty of life at sea...time to reload. Sorry, but true.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-15-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 11,446
Posted By greggus
Hunter....racer....performance, I am just having...

Hunter....racer....performance, I am just having hard time reading those words in the same sentence. But then I am a Pearson Boy. I know you said your wife doesn't like the lines of a Pearson, check...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By greggus
It's your responsibility to the group to share...

It's your responsibility to the group to share such bounty!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By greggus
Even more important why isn't your avatar photo...

Even more important why isn't your avatar photo in your album uspirate?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-21-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,502
Posted By greggus
Hey Giu, You still around? The Sun is...

Hey Giu,

You still around? The Sun is out...Wednesday night racing has started in Boston! You can't beat Wednesday night racing in Boston...it's more like a slalom course what with the recreation...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By greggus
Experience.. there is nothing like it. It wasn;t...

Experience.. there is nothing like it. It wasn;t until I started to race boats that sail trim really sunk in. You mentioned something about speed and wanting to attain 6kts. What is youe LWL? Here is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2007
Replies: 73
Views: 6,501
Posted By greggus
I have a Mercury inflatable that has an...

I have a Mercury inflatable that has an inflatable floor and keel. I love the thing and bought it new on Ebay from a marine supplier. Works great for me, my wife and two little girls. Come to think...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-03-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 10,730
Posted By greggus
This is a great book that is clearly written and...

This is a great book that is clearly written and has great graphical support. Standard crew issue on my boat!

Sail and Rig Tuning by Ivar Dedekam
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 6,993
Posted By greggus
A friend of mine had completed a 1 year double...

A friend of mine had completed a 1 year double Atlantic crossing after spending two years fitting out his boat. He met lots of people during his time on the water and he told me that one of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 4,460
Posted By greggus
Hi JodyKS, My wife and I grew up in Santa...

Hi JodyKS, My wife and I grew up in Santa Barbara, CA. We both always wanted to sail. We move out to the EAST and Boston, MA for school and fell in love with the area. We learned to sail at a small...
Forum: Racing   03-09-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By greggus
Well I won't be back down to the BBR any time...

Well I won't be back down to the BBR any time soon. Still working on crew work. The only other race we could meet would be the Figawi, if you are in Newport that is. Could be doin the N.E....
Forum: Racing   03-08-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By greggus
The boat IS one of the early 80's racer/cruisers...

The boat IS one of the early 80's racer/cruisers and that is how she is used. She is raced every Wednesday night and 5-6 times on weekends over the summer. Beyond that I am merely a deck hand to my...
Forum: Racing   03-08-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By greggus
The boat is kept in Boston Harbor.

The boat is kept in Boston Harbor.
Forum: Racing   03-08-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By greggus
Bottom Paint

I have spent some time this winter looking for the best bottom paint for my Pearson 37. I have tentatively arrived at the harder surfaces and VC Offshore to be specific. The boat is sailed at least 3...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-01-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 8,087
Posted By greggus
Giu...so your're one of those guys I see around...

Giu...so your're one of those guys I see around the dock unloading his his boat? Shame on you!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-20-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By greggus
Weather? We have it all... I like the Tartan...

Weather? We have it all...

I like the Tartan 30 suggestion...look at the Pearson 10m as well, both are affordable and good boats for these waters. Agree that you don't need a wing keel and you'll...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-14-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By greggus
Mattapoisett is wide open to the NorthEast winds,...

Mattapoisett is wide open to the NorthEast winds, sailing up another hour or so to Marion would provide a better night's sleep. Barden's boat yard is right next to the town landing. From there it's...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-05-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By greggus
Some of the posters have mentioned Courageous and...

Some of the posters have mentioned Courageous and The saling Center. Another is: http://www.bostonharborsailing.com/
Any one of these would be a wise choice if your not sure what you want to do. The...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-03-2007
Replies: 3,397
Views: 844,488
Posted By greggus
Boston, MA

Boston, MA
Forum: Racing   01-24-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By greggus
...if the race starts with the wind on your beam,...

...if the race starts with the wind on your beam, head up, not close hauled but 10 degrees off, this will give some wiggle room if needed. When you have achieved separation from the fleet sail your...
Forum: Racing   01-23-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By greggus
sounds a little dangerous as well as a good way...

sounds a little dangerous as well as a good way to go from 90% trim to 75% in split second. It's a two handed operation with one hand maintaining tension and the other hand completed the wrap while...
Forum: Racing   01-23-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By greggus
In PHRF racing there are a number of factors that...

In PHRF racing there are a number of factors that must be weighed, many are listed here and should be applied in every race. When we race we treat each race loosely as a match race. The point being,...
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