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Search: Posts Made By: AE28
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 3,980
Posted By AE28
Re: Good Deck Shoes?

Jack Purcell sneakers, smooth treadless bottoms.
Very seldom wear them off the boat; when I do, don't have to worry about picking up debris.
Traction when wet is better than when dry.
Paul
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-13-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,265
Posted By AE28
Re: What do you wish you had known before buying your first boat?

You're going to see a lot of good responses here and I wish you the best.

sd1953 ended with:
And then you will buy one. And then you will learn what you didn't know and what we didn't think to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 5,270
Posted By AE28
Re: Hat recommendations

I really hate hats!

But, I’ve also become a regular at the dermatologist’s and have had one trip to the plastic surgeon and our boat has no bimini, so……….

I now wear a full-brim hat, usually...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,823
Posted By AE28
Re: O'Day DS or Flying Scot?

We went from our first boat, a Sunfish, to the Day Sailer II, and would highly recommend it to you.
The DSII has a self-bailer (only works whilst the boat is underway), whereas the original DS had...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By AE28
Re: Yamar 2gm not winterize

Agree with Jeff (and others)…
What did you contract with the yard to do?
Then talk with the yard and find out what they did and how they did it.
You may be AOK.
If not, then go to the “next step”.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2013
Replies: 277
Views: 26,460
Posted By AE28
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Steve...
Thoughts - cannot think of any words.
Paul
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By AE28
Re: rusting stainless

Some of the REALLY cheap grades of 200 Series from India are also non-magnetic.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2013
Replies: 1,049
Views: 233,189
Posted By AE28
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Boomb…

Although they’re not the typical colors associated with sunrises and sunsets, I love the silver hue of your “Silvery sunrise on the Pacific Ocean Aug. 2012”.

Thanks for sharing.

Paul
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-16-2013
Replies: 151
Views: 10,961
Posted By AE28
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-03-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By AE28
Re: Advice on choosing a Daysailer for the Great Lakes

[QUOTE=kwaltersmi;995240]What gives on the deck-stepped mast requirement? Will you be dropping the stick for clearance?

Can an Alerion 28 be retro-fit with wheel steering?


The mast on our...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,542
Posted By AE28
Re: recommendations for halyard attachment??

Faster…
I used the link you provided.
It looks like a figure-of-eight in the end of the halyard and then a single half-hitch on the headboard.
Is that all of it?
Thanks,
Paul
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-25-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By AE28
Re: Looking for some perspective

I'm also confused by buyer vs seller, and agree with Rug's thoughts about no binding offer.
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-25-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,777
Posted By AE28
Re: First time on the water today, I could use some advice!

Avenger's comments about having an engine and his Wife's comfort level are excellent advice. Yes, you'll use the engine less and less as you acquire sailing skill, but get one anyway, even if for no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 5,758
Posted By AE28
Re: Seasick medication

My Wife uses the non-electric pressure point elastic wrist bands with 100% success for daysailing, even if she forgets to put them on at dockside and puts them on after feeling the first symptoms of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2010
Replies: 1,049
Views: 233,189
Posted By AE28
They're all good, but that branch shot was...

They're all good, but that branch shot was exceptionally well-composed. Thanks for sharing.
Paul
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 2,219
Posted By AE28
Brad... You obviously put some considerable...

Brad...
You obviously put some considerable time, thought and effort into your post - hope it's appreciated!
:)
Paul
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-27-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,226
Posted By AE28
scalvo 1. No 2. IDK

scalvo
1. No
2. IDK
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 120,639
Posted By AE28
Yes, it would be, except that I keep hoping a...

Yes, it would be, except that I keep hoping a factual account of the event will appear.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 120,639
Posted By AE28
Yes, he does! Hard to understand, after...

Yes, he does!

Hard to understand, after reading the story of his own personal experience in his post #459, why he wouldn't be leading the charge to shut this thread down until we've heard from the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 120,639
Posted By AE28
Well said - thank you.

Well said - thank you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 120,639
Posted By AE28
Second the motion!

Second the motion!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 120,639
Posted By AE28
RhythmDoctor: THANKS and well said!!! ...

RhythmDoctor:

THANKS and well said!!!

At this point, I think the consensus of this group is that the skipper of Rule 62 should be hung from a yard arm or should walk the plank.

I'm still...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,742
Posted By AE28
smack... Bump your Rep Power and give you...

smack...
Bump your Rep Power and give you another little green box and you go techie on us???
:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-15-2010
Replies: 54
Views: 5,049
Posted By AE28
Price vs. value! :)

Price vs. value!
:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,711
Posted By AE28
1. VERY long rode!!! :)

1. VERY long rode!!!
:)
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