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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   5 Hours Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

Bubs, sounds like our race last Friday... I think I finally crossed the finish line at a speedy 0.3 knts
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 841
Posted By T37Chef
Re: I hate zippers!

Thread drift on SailNut...NEVER. I still will advise wooden cutting boards are best on a boat vs. plastic ;-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 841
Posted By T37Chef
Re: I hate zippers!

Part of my issues is the new main sail is so much larger and of course its also very stiff... but the zippers are not cover by material, honestly I never thought of doing that... big DUH ;) We are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 841
Posted By T37Chef
I hate zippers!

I do... they don't last on canvas, at least the SailRite ones I have used. Seems they don't last a season, maybe two.

I think for my mainsail cover I am going to insert grommets and tie the front...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Another summer report

love the report... someday i will sail those waters, cheers... beautiful family and pictures
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Days Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

i have no excuse except poor helmsmanship lol :-)
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Days Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

I had the privilege to come in dead last in the MYC Regatta this past Friday... Dead last, like way last, I mean everyone was drunk by the time we crossed the finish line... and what did the winners...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   1 Week Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Bent the new sails Sunday... WOW WOW AND WOW. ...

Bent the new sails Sunday... WOW WOW AND WOW. Loose footed main is so much larger and takes such a better shape. I was stunned at the improved performance. The build quality is exceptional and I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By T37Chef
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

NEW SAILS HAVE ARRIVED! Needless to say I cannot wait to bend them this weekend... Bi radial 130 head sail, crosscut main with full battens, loose footed. I am slightly excited ;-)
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

This past weekend was beautiful. Afternoon sail to Swan Creek on one tack the entire way then downwind past Gratitude before dropping sails. Then I left about 2:00 AM for beautiful night sail back...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Missing Boater Upper Chesapeake

Another tragic loss that was avoidable most likely. Sorry for the loss of your friend. 18 deaths on the bay this year now...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

They didn't really have much to say on that topic, it was just a thought I had while I speaking with them/Commander CG Baltimore.

My concern is with Sandy Point so close, many small boat are out...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

Thank you to each one of you for the kind words and support, for many of you reaching out to me. I am proud to be a member of this forum from which I have learned so much and hopefully have also...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Looking for a new slip for Fall

I don't know of anything to recommend that hasn't already been said or you already know. I would stay away from White Rocks marina for two reasons... the basin is pretty exposed, and very vulnerable...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

They have found the body of the sixth man about two miles North of the Bay Bridge. So sad.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

Answers below SD...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

Very kinds words from all of you...I know any of you would have done the same if presented the situation I was.

I have been evaluating what I did, thinking what I could have done differently and...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,669
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

I was the sailboat on scene and took five people aboard my boat, four children and one adult male. I never saw the sixth person, father of two of the boys.

I was headed northbound west of the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 326
Views: 18,021
Posted By T37Chef
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

Ugh... I didn't make it out this past weekend but I will this weekend hopefully. Its been a while since I have gone up the Chester. Or maybe the Wye... leave Friday night and spend Saturday...
Forum: MacGregor   07-30-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 118,571
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Why all the fuss about mcgregor 26's

If its gets you out on the water, you use it for its intended purpose... who cares. I wouldn't cross an ocean in one, but for a bay or lake, I happen to think they are pretty good design, heck I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Chesapeake Sailing Vacation Planning

If you really want to get South and its just the two of you, and your weather window is good, consider leaving Rock Creek and sailing through the night to points South, then work your way back at...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-27-2015
Replies: 189
Views: 9,039
Posted By T37Chef
Sorry we missed the fun... maybe next time. ...

Sorry we missed the fun... maybe next time. Cheers
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-23-2015
Replies: 189
Views: 9,039
Posted By T37Chef
Looks like I'm out, enjoy all

Looks like I'm out, enjoy all
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