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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 503
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: harpoons

^If the operator of the jetski has a babe on back, rescue her, let the driver swim. If the babe resembles a bikini whale use the harpoon and put both out of their misery.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   7 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 503
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: harpoons

The tungsten matrix mix looks like a real bad guy stopper. Thankfully I"d not have to loose off too many rounds to do the job...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   7 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 503
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: harpoons

Perfect. Excellent choice to repel boarders. Must be a 10 ga. shell? Same as my blunderbuss.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   8 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 503
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: harpoons

Sure, 5/16th 316 SS, sharpened to a razor point, a little doo hickey six inches from the end to prevent it coming out. Was wondering about putting a proper arrowhead point on the end, but worried...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   8 Hours Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

Dedicated LPG tank for the BBQ only way to go. Little green coleman tanks like tits on a bull....worthless.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   9 Hours Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,765
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Cruising ICW on low budget

^And the wind is free to boot.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   9 Hours Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: An incredible sail

^Darn and no motor too.. Actually sailing and tacking...good on ya.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   9 Hours Ago
Replies: 142
Views: 4,216
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Rethinking Jacklines

On short handed cruising boats who is going to be awake, on watch or paying attention while your being dragged in the water or if you do manage to reach down and pull out your trusty tom mix pocket...
Forum: Destinations   19 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 784
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Sail from Los Angeles to South Korea and back

A good story of two Japanese sailors completing the Journey from Japan to California here:

Latitude 38 - 'Lectronic Latitude...
Forum: Destinations   19 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 784
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Sail from Los Angeles to South Korea and back

Have you ever looked at a chart of the Pacific Ocean? I don't see many places to stop....Ignorance is one thing, stupidity is another.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 177
Views: 8,211
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Rights during USCG Inspection.

^Basically these folks will stop and board you whenever and wherever and your rights are just a pipe dream. Get used to the idea. How many "rights" do you think your going to have staring at the...
Forum: Destinations   1 Day Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 784
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Sail from Los Angeles to South Korea and back

One of those Macgregor 26's would probably do the trick...50 Hp and all
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   3 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

Keep reading Sailnet and all will be revealed...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

A local sweetheart brings us tea in the boatyard, sometimes lunch. Laundry services as well. Part of the local scene of helpful folks out here. Maybe not all the modern conveniences, but sure makes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 223
Views: 22,823
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

^Not even waxed yet...shiny on the other side.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

"A60: Thanks for your perspective. It made me wonder though, how would that post have read if you wrote it 15 years ago?"

I think pretty much the same. I went through these types of discussions on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 223
Views: 22,823
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Keeping an eye out for you christian......something we added today.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   6 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

Was thinking my pressure cooker and rolling pin are quite convenient too....I actually enjoy making bread the old fashioned way...I guess some would need an electrical bread maker too..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Buying a New Stove

The creme de la creme is the dickinson...

Dickinson Marine - Quality Marine Heaters and Stoves Since 1932 (http://dickinsonmarine.com/)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   6 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

Another convenience item would be a spare propane fitting so you can decant some third world countries propane into your own tank..nothing like running out of cooking gas for that latte....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   6 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

No serious requirements for cruisers from the NZ government. If anything they have made it easier by extending time yachts can spend here. You may be reading or regarding an outdated and very...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   6 Days Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

Full time for 20 years. 16 years cruising. Some breaks to hike, ski, mountaineer, travel inland, travel home to see mom and the occasional work stint. We've often not been to a marina for a year or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

I guess I just understood for long term cruising recreating all the comforts of home wasn't going to work....mostly from a maintenance point of view...and having to power all those goodies. if you...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Searching boat for Atlantic crossing

Send pictures of Sara....A couple is going to have a hard time getting a ride on sailboat...do you have any experience? Why would any one take you on board? Yes, we know what you'd like to do...but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 131
Views: 4,938
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Modern convenience and boat size

Buy a condo. Get a day sailor. You will be way far ahead of the game. Charter a boat in a tropic location once a year. Your gal will be happier too.
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