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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   06-08-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 6,404
Posted By trailblazer1229
How about infant and toddlers on day sailers with...

How about infant and toddlers on day sailers with no cabins such as a Flying Scot. I imagine the sun would be another issue. Any experiences?
Forum: South Pacific   06-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,486
Posted By trailblazer1229
After being here for 6 months, it is quite...

After being here for 6 months, it is quite different than bay sailing, but I expected that. Wind and seas not so much of a problem, but the hidden reefs are the kicker. I was out on a beer can race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,137
Posted By trailblazer1229
I imagine they have the same quarantine issue...

I imagine they have the same quarantine issue Hawaii does.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 5,137
Posted By trailblazer1229
Or Hawaii.

Or Hawaii.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,298
Posted By trailblazer1229
No bananas.....No banana hammocks either.

No bananas.....No banana hammocks either.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 7,398
Posted By trailblazer1229
Geocaching is a little like hunting for buried...

Geocaching is a little like hunting for buried treasure on land. Some kids can not get enough of this. With a handheld gps at the bow pointing them in the direction of some "treasure" might be a good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,045
Posted By trailblazer1229
Some of the people I was in class with were...

Some of the people I was in class with were having the same problem when our instructors kept throwing the life vest overboard when noone was paying close attention. We would be practicing other...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-24-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 9,571
Posted By trailblazer1229
This guy started in Miami eh? Well, maybe he...

This guy started in Miami eh? Well, maybe he satrted out south or southeast out of port and after a while if he got lost he figured if he sailed west he wouldn't hit land until he hit Mexico or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-23-2010
Replies: 136
Views: 12,991
Posted By trailblazer1229
Your directions sound great, and it is nice to...

Your directions sound great, and it is nice to know someone else out there is as anal as me. However, I think the "magic time" is actually 4 minutes. You might have to check on this though. Watching...
Forum: South Pacific   09-22-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,486
Posted By trailblazer1229
Hawaiian sailing guide for new residents

I am looking for a little help regarding my upcoming move to Oahu.
I am looking for recommendations on sailing clubs, yacht clubs, sailing schools, etc. I have done some research on the internet but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 8,283
Posted By trailblazer1229
I found this site while trying to learn how to...

I found this site while trying to learn how to glass. There are a ton of plans and some photos of someone even pouring their own keel out of lead.

Bateau: boat plans for amateurs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By trailblazer1229
Maintenance check list

I recently read a post on bottom paint and how long it lasts, etc. After getting an oil change in may car and writing it down in my log, it raised a question....

Aside from the maintenance manual...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-13-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By trailblazer1229
Perhaps some of the confusion of setting an...

Perhaps some of the confusion of setting an anchor with a diver is in the crossover of sailing and diving. As I understand and as I have read about deep wreck diving, the divers dive and tie the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-10-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 4,821
Posted By trailblazer1229
Althugh a little unconventional I too was looking...

Althugh a little unconventional I too was looking for the first boat to be the one. I have since changed my thinking. Although I am still pretty set on something in the 36' range, I have been sailing...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-10-2010
Replies: 596
Views: 165,682
Posted By trailblazer1229
Well, I've only been sailing...and racing since...

Well, I've only been sailing...and racing since this spring. Last night was our last race of the season. Skippering in 15+ winds it was blowing nicely. This was race #2 of 2 and I had come in last...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-26-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By trailblazer1229
Buy new or repair old?

I have seen a lot and back and forth over this subject in the past, but I always like to get updated information. As a prospective boat buyer I have seen people save 20k on a 20 yo boat and and sink...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2010
Replies: 576
Views: 77,363
Posted By trailblazer1229
Allthumbs, I am guessing that garage poly worked...

Allthumbs, I am guessing that garage poly worked ok for you. Reccommended??
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,455
Posted By trailblazer1229
I talked to a termite expert the other day. He...

I talked to a termite expert the other day. He said to look for mud tunnels. Apparently termites like the ground and wood and don't like to be exposed, so they will construct mud tunnels over areas...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-19-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By trailblazer1229
I used them down here in MD. Sorry, no...

I used them down here in MD. Sorry, no experience with them up there. As I understand it, the owner is up there. I had a great instructor and the boat was great. Class was small and...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   08-18-2010
Replies: 538
Views: 48,742
Posted By trailblazer1229
Good thing he didn't fall overboard on the...

Good thing he didn't fall overboard on the transfer. Not sure he would have lasted long in those waters. Looks like his GPS coord. placed him smack dab in the "Great White Cafe."
Ocean Film Fest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4,438
Posted By trailblazer1229
I agree with most that Navigation Apps might not...

I agree with most that Navigation Apps might not be the most sought after because of coverage and lack of update speed. Other things may be usefull in pre and post sail.

Wind, tide, weather app...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,786
Posted By trailblazer1229
Who knows, but is the factor that determines...

Who knows, but is the factor that determines which way the water swirls down the head. Northern Hem = one way, Southern Hem = the other way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 12,412
Posted By trailblazer1229
Home Depot and Lowes sells a product called mold...

Home Depot and Lowes sells a product called mold control. It is used to mitigate small mold and mildew problems around the house. Once sprayed it also protects and coats against further...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-26-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,334
Posted By trailblazer1229
I asked my instructor this question. He said...

I asked my instructor this question. He said that the mast on our particular boat was grounded to the keel and the keel should dissapate the strike thorugh the water. Knowing a bit about how...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-22-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 4,253
Posted By trailblazer1229
Now I am no expert, and I learned on a C&C with a...

Now I am no expert, and I learned on a C&C with a wheel, but isn't that what a tiller is supposed to do?:laugher
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