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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-27-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By Indevolatile
The first time I singlehanded anything of size, I...

The first time I singlehanded anything of size, I was more than happy to have some help when I came in. About 6 months after I took the ASA 101 basic keelboat class, I started getting worried that I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-18-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,467
Posted By Indevolatile
Computer parts! Every time one of my PC's...

Computer parts!

Every time one of my PC's kicks the bucket, I strip it of the good parts and use them to save some money building the next one. Over the years, I've accumulated a half-dozen to a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 16,480
Posted By Indevolatile
I'd keep an eye out for an old Columbia 24 or 29,...

I'd keep an eye out for an old Columbia 24 or 29, both of which have circumnavigated. They tend to be a bit lesser known than the Albergs or Pearsons, but just as solid. In fact, the dimensions of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 7,175
Posted By Indevolatile
I had a 16-foot Laguna Balboa I bought a few...

I had a 16-foot Laguna Balboa I bought a few years ago on ebay for $800, trailer included. The only other thing I had to buy was a 5hp outboard, which I found used for another $400. I sailed it on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-13-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 3,512
Posted By Indevolatile
I'm a fan of the 10 year old Laphroaig...

I'm a fan of the 10 year old Laphroaig Quarter-Cask stuff. It's sort of like a poor-man's Lagavulin. It tastes like dirt, but really awesome dirt!

It is a bit of a special-occasion thing though. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,758
Posted By Indevolatile
On the other had, with gyroscopic stabilization,...

On the other had, with gyroscopic stabilization, you could do away with any ballast. I wonder if it's ever been tried?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 2,815
Posted By Indevolatile
Ok... old thread, but I thought I'd contribute. I...

Ok... old thread, but I thought I'd contribute. I had the same idea of the neoprene or rubber-padded plywood patch that was previously mentioned, but I'd like to elaborate a little.

I'd make it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2007
Replies: 153
Views: 12,317
Posted By Indevolatile
Ok, I'm still pretty new to this, but I'll give...

Ok, I'm still pretty new to this, but I'll give you my story anyhow. I'm sure I have many more coming :o

I took a 3 day class last spring and got my ASA keelboat certification, and that was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2006
Replies: 2
  Hiyas
Views: 498
Posted By Indevolatile
Hiyas

I've been reading here for a while now and finally figured I may as well register and introduce myself.

It all started a couple years ago when I was living in BFE Maryland (eastern shore) I got...
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