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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By Markwesti
Re: My Marina

bblument , thank you for the all the info , and those links . I totally agree with everything .
socalc25 , bad choice of (gritty) words on my part , sorry . Willmington marinas have a long history ,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By Markwesti
Re: My Marina

Andrew , yes they are very heavy handed when it comes to their rent check . We stay here because it's close , as in ten minutes from the shack . And actually the rent is decent $410. for a 30' slip ....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Need direction! Wanting to sail

Sorry for your loss ccd , I hope things work well for you . Here is a link I think you will like Latitude 38 - The West's Premier Sailing & Marine Magazine....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By Markwesti
Re: My Marina

Good thought Daniel , only problem with that thought is we pay first and last mo's. slip fee plus a security deposit. Transients the same thing . And here is the kicker five days late with the rent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Another summer report

Beautiful scenery .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By Markwesti
Re: My Marina

capta , agreed . It makes no sense . Especially when they do stuff like this .. Maintenance was working on my buddies slip , so they untied his bow , it drifted into the dock box , was left like that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By Markwesti
Re: My Marina

FarCry , yes I like that and that is what I intend to do . But why do you think they want my SS#? The only thing I can think of is that if I caused any damage and then tried to sneak off, it would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By Markwesti
My Marina

A while back I started a discussion , how do you like your Marina ? There were a lot of replies mostly favorable . My Marina , not so much really as we are treated like the enemy . Here is the latest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Examples of cca era sailboats

I had no idea of CCA boats , I mean I did but I had never heard the term CCA in till that other thread . I have been looking at them the past few days , and there is much discussion on sailing...
Forum: O'Day   2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Markwesti
Re: New O'Day Owner

Congrats on your new boat ! Back in the 80's we had a O'Day23 , IMO before you get to wrapped up in anchoring by yourself ... Get to know the boat , look at other set ups . And by all means keep...
Forum: O'Day   2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Markwesti
Re: New O'Day Owner

Center cockpit ? And of course a electric windlass is a option , I think if you really engineered you could set it up so that you could do everything from the cockpit . At least raise it, this one is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Need a doodad

Very nice Captain , Nor' Seas are cool .
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Need a doodad

Sounds good . Sorry for the off topic , is your boat in the water ? Do you have the center cockpit or aft ? Got any pics ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Need a doodad

OK, I saw that one . I didn't look at it super careful , but does that one need wires going to it ? I was thinking of a small LED lantern that runs on bats . Like this one . And bonus it's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Need a doodad

I checked Sea dogs stuff ,I don't see one that would lend it's self to what you are talking about . Got a link ? Thanks .
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Need a doodad

Captainmeme , what are you going to use for the light ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Dinghy leak repair

Just a guess , I have used this stuff (not on a dingy) and I really like it .
3M 08031 Fast Tack Trim Adhesive Tube 5 oz New | eBay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Federal judge blocks new "Waters of the United States" rule

It doesn't matter how it got there , what matters is the end result caused by the EPA .
Stu , I'm surprised you didn't blame it on the political right too .
Here is another one of my favorite arms...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Federal judge blocks new "Waters of the United States" rule

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Federal judge blocks new "Waters of the United States" rule

By all means lets give all the power to the fed. & the EPA .
The EPA Accidentally Turned This River Toxic?And Orange | WIRED...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Boater education certificate

SailsTax, clearly N.C. has more sense than Ca. about boating . But we have better weather .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Boater education certificate

Hey r, that's a bummer about US Sailing . For me the choice would be Boats US because I'm a customer . I plan on contacting them, (Boat's US) to find out if their test is accepted .
Greg and Chuck...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Understanding the anchor ball

Day shapes are a hoot . When anchored (day time) you must display a black ball if you are 20 meters or more . As for your all around white light ( at night ) yes you need one . It can be mast head ,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Markwesti
Re: What kind of hardware for a Bow pulpit?

Personally I would not use fender washers . If you have ditched the SS plates , I would make the backing plates out of 1/4 thick Alum. Sand and paint the Alum. and don't spare the bedding compound ....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Boater education certificate

Not a scam , but a rip off . Kalkomey charges 29.50 . Boat US is free .
Tempest , I can't find it now but I thought I saw on boat ed site that if 60 must take course now . but that makes no sense...
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