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Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   05-02-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 10,783
Posted By harryrezz
Bob - my deepest condolances. I recall trading a...

Bob - my deepest condolances. I recall trading a few comments with you on one of these here forum things when you used to refer to yourself as fumblefingers.
Happy to see you have such a circle of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By harryrezz
OK - Now I'm a bit concerned! Been to Bequia...

OK - Now I'm a bit concerned! Been to Bequia many times - three this season alone. I'm a close personal friend of a fellow who owns and operates a fleet of tugs out of Carriacou, Grenada. Would...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-23-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 13,095
Posted By harryrezz
Couldn't help but notice that there was an...

Couldn't help but notice that there was an "Almost never" answer, but not an "Absolutely Never" option!
I live aboard AT ANCHOR 4-5 months per year and am usually 1/4 to 1/2 mile off the beach. My...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By harryrezz
Bahamas. As a sedcond choice, Bahamas!

Bahamas. As a sedcond choice, Bahamas!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-23-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,486
Posted By harryrezz
I have been doing just that for 9 years now. I...

I have been doing just that for 9 years now. I head south in early December, live aboard all winter, then head back north to Buffalo in mid-April. I leave the boat on the hard in a little boatyard...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   04-23-2011
Replies: 226
Views: 25,892
Posted By harryrezz
CSY thread?

How about setting up a place for CSYs in "Boatbuilder's Row"? Lot of them out here with very enthusiastic owners!
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-23-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 8,440
Posted By harryrezz
ZERO, None, Nada, never did and never will. ...

ZERO, None, Nada, never did and never will. :cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,003
Posted By harryrezz
La Nostra has a very high transom. I have custom...

La Nostra has a very high transom. I have custom made aluminum davits. I use them to carry a 10.5 foot AB inflatable with a solid aluminum hull and a 15 hp Yamaha two-stroke. The width between the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-16-2008
Replies: 55
Views: 4,161
Posted By harryrezz
Must amit that I didn't take the time to red...

Must amit that I didn't take the time to red through all the earlier posts. I'm sure there are many very wise thoughts there. But for me, the answer to the main question is very simple: I don't...
Forum: Lake Erie   11-16-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By harryrezz
When I lived in Strongsville ('79-'80-'81) I kept...

When I lived in Strongsville ('79-'80-'81) I kept my boat in Vermillion. Can't remember the name of the exact place. Must admit I like the southern Caribbean a lot better tho!!;)
Forum: Caribbean Islands   11-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,725
Posted By harryrezz
Yup - gotta agree! This is our "home" cruising...

Yup - gotta agree! This is our "home" cruising area. Check out my website, too! Prettiest place I know of, and friendliest people, too!:)
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   11-16-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By harryrezz
Boatbuilder's Row - CSY???

Hey, guys - come on! OK, so they've been out of business for over 25 years - there are still a LOT of them (us) out here, as well as a lot of interest among prospective buyers. Could we please have...
Forum: Chartering   11-16-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,577
Posted By harryrezz
CG - there are precious few power boats available...

CG - there are precious few power boats available for charter in this area. In fact, there are precious few power boats in this area, period! This is because of the seas are usually rather large...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   11-16-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 12,405
Posted By harryrezz
Hey there, cam - I'll answer your questions #1...

Hey there, cam - I'll answer your questions #1 and #3 real quickly: I always use the size anchor I have!
(Doncha just hate a wiseass???);)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-07-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,802
Posted By harryrezz
Hey, Mustang - I'm posting a reply for two...

Hey, Mustang - I'm posting a reply for two reasons: I know these boats fairly well and your user name is one of my absolute FAVORITE songs! Was the theme somg of a blues group I used to play with!...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,388
Posted By harryrezz
Yup - what Maine Sail said! Will work just fine...

Yup - what Maine Sail said! Will work just fine and is quick and easy.
OR .... you could just do what I did: Move your boat into the tropics so you never need to worry about antifreeze! ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-06-2008
Replies: 108
Views: 17,200
Posted By harryrezz
So far as climbing the size ladder, been there,...

So far as climbing the size ladder, been there, done that. 44' is just right for me now (36,000 pounds, empty). At 69 I won't be looking to move up. Eventually will probably move down to a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-01-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,836
Posted By harryrezz
There are so many variables here: temperature,...

There are so many variables here: temperature, humidity, how thick a coat of stripper was applied and with what tool. Most strippers, Interstrip included, are designed to be applied in a HEAVY coat...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-31-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 4,998
Posted By harryrezz
IMHO propane is definitely the way to go. No...

IMHO propane is definitely the way to go. No fuss, no muss, readily available, easy to control and safe. Diesel is dirty, hard to light and porentially dangerous. Wood is messy, hard to regulate...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-31-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 3,938
Posted By harryrezz
Justg a quick 2 cent's worth: E32 will be just...

Justg a quick 2 cent's worth: E32 will be just fine for the two of you - a bit snug for 4 on an overnight but OK for daysails - impossible for 6 on an overnight (unless you are all VERY friendly!)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,775
Posted By harryrezz
FWIW, I sail frequently in unfamiliar waters. I...

FWIW, I sail frequently in unfamiliar waters. I also know how to read paper charts and cruising guides as well as how to navigate using a compass, binoculars and other such "old fashioned" tools. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,876
Posted By harryrezz
You might try one of the commerecial teak...

You might try one of the commerecial teak cleaner/brightener kits such as the one from StarBrite - available at West Marine and other retailers (no affiliation with the maker). It has an acidic...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-28-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By harryrezz
Thanks for the thoughts - and confirmation of...

Thanks for the thoughts - and confirmation of what I thought. Now I just hope I won't have to do it for a while!:)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-24-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By harryrezz
Selling - opinions?

Just looking for opinions here ....
I have a great boat, but family situation is causing me to start to look at selling options. She's currently located in Grenada in the southeren Caribbean which...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2008
Replies: 89
Views: 10,815
Posted By harryrezz
Don't have time to read this entire thread. ...

Don't have time to read this entire thread. Suffice it to say (and no doubt already said) diffeent anchors for different bottoms. In the southern Caribbean I usually have sand or sand with grass. ...
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