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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   4 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,044
Posted By Shockwave
Rob, lots of women like to sail.

Rob, lots of women like to sail.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Shockwave
If you fly cloth from the inner forestay it's...

If you fly cloth from the inner forestay it's probably advisable to add the runners. You can land a block and tackle on the genny track or the rail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By Shockwave
Check the geometry of the sheet from the turning...

Check the geometry of the sheet from the turning block to the winch. It doesn't look possible to move winch and still have a fair lead. Maybe install a good autopilot instead and sit forward of the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Shockwave
Probably. Is there also a fitting in the spar...

Probably. Is there also a fitting in the spar for an inner forestay?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
I don't know that there is a right or wrong way...

I don't know that there is a right or wrong way to tuck in a reef, just preference.
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   23 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Shockwave
Looks like a fun trip.

Looks like a fun trip.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   23 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Shockwave
Do like Trump says "HUGE"...

Do like Trump says "HUGE"...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Day Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,044
Posted By Shockwave
Buy the bigger boat , you'll appreciate the space.

Buy the bigger boat , you'll appreciate the space.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By Shockwave
Pictures?

Pictures?
Forum: Living Aboard   2 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,675
Posted By Shockwave
I can't imagine sewing several layers of canvas...

I can't imagine sewing several layers of canvas and leather without a walking foot machine. Especially when using a heavy Tenara thread. We use a Consew 206, not really practical for onboard but a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Doesn't matter what you say Smack, you don't sail...

Doesn't matter what you say Smack, you don't sail anything but the internet. Big hat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
You're from Texas Smack, let me put it in your...

You're from Texas Smack, let me put it in your parlance. Big hat, no cattle.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Keep sailing the internet Smack, it's warm and...

Keep sailing the internet Smack, it's warm and safe. Tell us what it's like when you actually go sailing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Smack, when you learn how to sail more than the...

Smack, when you learn how to sail more than the internet, call us.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
And, that's why you have an inner fore stay. You...

And, that's why you have an inner fore stay. You don't go to the bow. You bring the sail plan down an in.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Really, would you want to go to the bow of our...

Really, would you want to go to the bow of our boat in a blow and try to raise some zipped up piece of crap. Do you understand the concept of rollershade sailing?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By Shockwave
Stephen, you pay your dock fees, just like us. ...

Stephen, you pay your dock fees, just like us. But for the price you can have a boat that will do all you want.
Forum: Racing   2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Shockwave
It's a very short chop going east and may be on...

It's a very short chop going east and may be on top of a swell. It can be rough going.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Rob the rich comes to mind...

Rob the rich comes to mind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
I think the only thing that doesn't leak is a...

I think the only thing that doesn't leak is a steel ball welded shut.
Forum: Diesel   3 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Shockwave
I agree, it's an air leak. Possibly the Racors.

I agree, it's an air leak. Possibly the Racors.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By Shockwave
C&C 48, Oxnard, CA, $80K. It'll get up hill in a...

C&C 48, Oxnard, CA, $80K. It'll get up hill in a hurry an has enough displacement to carry a metric ton load.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Stout or an amalgamation of leaks?

Stout or an amalgamation of leaks?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
Out: slimmer boats with longer root chords have...

Out: slimmer boats with longer root chords have better directional stability. If they loose their rudder it may be possible to steer the boat by towing warps. Tough to do with fatter boats with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 112
Views: 3,595
Posted By Shockwave
What do they call a wooden boat, an amalgamation...

What do they call a wooden boat, an amalgamation of leaks waiting to happen? Vixen did look pretty stout though.
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