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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,998
Posted By mattny08
Supposedly "Aye-Aye" means "I understand and I...

Supposedly "Aye-Aye" means "I understand and I will obey." Apparently you should never expect such words to pass from a woman's lips. But I've only been divorced once, so what do I know ;-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-07-2010
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,133,526
Posted By mattny08
The Solent, UK

The Solent
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By mattny08
I'm on Jamaica. You can check out my blog as...

I'm on Jamaica. You can check out my blog as well, although I haven't been very good about updating it lately. It's been tough getting reliable internet access in this part of the world!...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-21-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By mattny08
I am in this race and luckily not on that boat. ...

I am in this race and luckily not on that boat. In addition to the above mentioned, there was also a pretty serious start line collision involving cork as well. Another bonehead move. It does cast...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-21-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By mattny08
Cork on the Rocks

BBC News - Sailors rescued near Java during clipper race (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8458382.stm)

I don't think this made the news back in the US, but it was all over in the UK.

Now I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-21-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By mattny08
It depends what you are looking to get out of it....

It depends what you are looking to get out of it. I'm going all the way round the world, having quit my job, given up my home/possessions, and shelled out a lot of money. Half way through, it was...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-21-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,474
Posted By mattny08
smackdaddy - the helicopter strap is supposedly...

smackdaddy - the helicopter strap is supposedly being reconsidered, but no changes have been made as of yet. On my boat, we've purchased a John Buoy which is like a 1 man life raft with lifting...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-19-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,474
Posted By mattny08
17 minutes isn't terrible, but not record...

17 minutes isn't terrible, but not record setting. It did take 3 passes however which accounts for most of the time. I think they had 2 reefs and a number 2 or 3 headsail and staysail. The seas...
Forum: Chartering   08-07-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By mattny08
you should look into liberty landing marina in...

you should look into liberty landing marina in jersey city. It's almost directly across from North Cove in manhattan but the rates are much more reasonable. There is a ferry that goes directly from...
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