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Search: Posts Made By: aasault
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-02-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,127
Posted By aasault
Sea of Cortez launch sites?

bdkorth,

I don''t know anything about trailer sailing the Sea of Cortez, but I have read some horror stories regarding customs problems at the border. I think border officials have been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-02-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By aasault
Repairs/Upgrades--Return at Sale

Talk about upgrades, my Dehler Optima 101 is for sale, with a new Yanmar diesel ($10,000), new kevlar #3 and new North cruising spinnaker ($4,000), and some other goodies. She hasn''t got a sniff...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-12-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 6,001
Posted By aasault
MacGregor 26

You''re certainly right Sailorman and 73mensailed, the skipper and boat owner are by far the primarly responsible (devil''s advocacy aside), but unfortunately its the manufacturer who will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 6,001
Posted By aasault
MacGregor 26

As a footnote to my comments, the skipper was well over the legal limit for drunk. Unfortunately, that''s not going to help the boat manufacturer, as the boat design caused the accident, not a drunk...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 6,001
Posted By aasault
MacGregor 26

I''ll play the devils'' advocate. This sounds like an easily won civil and/or criminal case.

The skipper must have been somewhat competent as the children were in PFDs.

The design of the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By aasault
Hunter sailboat on Sailnet Homepage

What''s up with those braces on the mast of that red Hunter on sailnet''s homepage? I''m relatively new to sailing, but I''ve never seen that before.

Art
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-17-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By aasault
San Diego

Are you going stay on the boat, camp or hotel? Mission Bay or SD Bay?
Forum: herSailNet 07-17-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 2,406
Posted By aasault
Getting children involved

Hi Mike,

I have 3 daughters, and let each invite a friend when we go sailing. Usually we get a least one or two who can go. Their friends are a good buffer against boredom, as they are not used to...
Forum: herSailNet 07-13-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 4,258
Posted By aasault
Looks - detriment or asset?

Fred, you''re my hero! That might have been the greatest Sailnet pickup paragraph ever written!

The finer points;

1. You successfully defended a basic male instinct.

2. You wove a...
Forum: herSailNet 07-13-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 4,303
Posted By aasault
back to intimacy message

I think I''m gonna barf....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 2,457
Posted By aasault
Capsize Questions

73MenSailed,

I saw a Mac 26 motoring recently, and realized that you''ll also have to deal with 10-15 degrees fore-aft, as she is quite a plow when motoring.

"ride captain ride, upon your...
Forum: Chartering 07-08-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,197
Posted By aasault
Charter company dilemma, need advice!

Ahoy Knokoff,

As far as motoring goes, ignore the criticism. I believe many sailors motor to Catalina from ports to the east or southeast, as the wind is usually on the nose, or thereabouts.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-27-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 4,974
Posted By aasault
HELP!! Question about making an offer with sellers broker

When I bought my boat, I put the 10% down AFTER the offer was accepted. I''m relativley new to sailboats, but I would never put 10% down just to make an offer. Most of the brokers I came across while...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-25-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 4,974
Posted By aasault
HELP!! Question about making an offer with sellers broker

Herbstr,

I''m certainly no boat buying expert, but I would call the guys bluff. Good Salesman and serious Sellers don''t let deals walk out door!

Art
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-25-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 3,805
Posted By aasault
Which J World is the best?

Didn''t J-World recently pull out of Key West?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-24-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By aasault
Who is ''''damnniceguy@hotmail.com''''

I''m no computer genius, but try deleting all the cookies from your machine, as well any sailnet addresses saved in your "favorite places", and run the disk cleanup program. Then start...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By aasault
twin keels as an option

Hey Jeff_H,

What do you think about the Shannon Shoalsailer?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-13-2002
Replies: 329
Views: 41,197
Posted By aasault
Celestial Navigation? Forget it!

Do commercial vessels (ocean going tugs, bulk carriers, container ships, cruise ships, research vessels, tankers, etc, etc.) carry sextants?

How likely are the doomsday scenarios which would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By aasault
hmmm......

Oddly, only VIEXILE knew that Oaxaca''s finest was not potable, which could have something to do with the "EXILE" in his screen name. Alas, my plans for an East and West Pole have gone up in...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-01-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By aasault
cats and how

elfexor,

You''re certainly right about the need for a sailnet forum dedicated to multihulls. After the recent debates regarding "wide ass sterns" speed and stability, it would appear the perfect...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 2,457
Posted By aasault
Capsize Questions

Ahoy Denr,

You must not be married, or have only been so for a couple years. Otherwise you would know that Testicular Fortitude is inversely proportional to Asset Accumulation/Distribution.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 2,457
Posted By aasault
Capsize Questions

So do their lawyers.........
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-29-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 5,573
Posted By aasault
Hull speed and wide sterns

If the ability of a sailboat to quickly right itself is relegated to a relatively minor issue, wouldn''t the ideal sailboat be a stout catamaran?

Art
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By aasault
hmmm......

I was sampling some of Oaxaca''s finest last night and realized that if lines of longitude ran parallel like lines of latitude, we would have an East Pole and a West Pole to go along with the more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-21-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By aasault
Advice

Ahoy SailingChrs,

Don''t worry about the dogs. I would imagine most circumnavigating yacht owners and crew are single men or married men far from their wives, and if you rate anything above a "7"...
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