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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-17-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,207
Posted By banshee
Try Kappa Sails, I am biased because I work...

Try Kappa Sails, I am biased because I work there, but we have many satisfied customers in your area.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 23,961
Posted By banshee
OK - I am biased as I am a 'local' sail maker - I...

OK - I am biased as I am a 'local' sail maker - I would investigate just what exactly it is that you are buying - research the quality of the Dacron (both density and thread quality) being used/sold....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,330
Posted By banshee
Grills: gas/propane vs. charcoal?

I am told that there are certainties in life - death, taxes and dropping a grill off the stern of a boat - that being said - I am looking for a replacement grill and would like to hear some thoughts...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-17-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,162
Posted By banshee
thanks for the trip down memory lane - when I was...

thanks for the trip down memory lane - when I was a kid I helped a family friend move his new 40+ footer from Racine to Holland - ours was a wet cold trip in early spring - it was the first time I...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-11-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By banshee
and here are some more inticing shots: ...

and here are some more inticing shots: Friendship Yacht Company (http://friendshipyachtcompany.com/main_new.html)
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-10-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By banshee
I wonder how many Friendship 40s they have...

I wonder how many Friendship 40s they have produced? - in 2005 they had just released hull#1 - so I am guessing there are not many of them - anyway just from my amateur perspective - there is...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-08-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By banshee
It is even more beautiful in person - stunningly...

It is even more beautiful in person - stunningly sleek
Just checked: $804,000 sail away price!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-08-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By banshee
Never mind - found it - it is a Friendship 40 -...

Never mind - found it - it is a Friendship 40 - and by the way, Quickstep, pretty good answer considering you didn't have "BUPKUS" to go on. Your sailing design acumen is superior to that of...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-08-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By banshee
Q: thank you for your intelligent response - yes...

Q: thank you for your intelligent response - yes that is it! Do you know what it is?
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-06-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By banshee
mystery boat in Nantucket

I was in Nantucket last week and saw a boat that was unique and beautiful - it was 40ish feet long, very highly designed - much effort went into designing all the details - no life lines - only 4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By banshee
any comments on the flaking problem/situation?

any comments on the flaking problem/situation?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By banshee
it is definately ablative - i put a coat of...

it is definately ablative - i put a coat of ablative over it and i am all set - one question - when i put the new paint on - when I loaded up the roller (too heavy I think) when applying it, the old...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By banshee
bottom paint

how extensively do I need to scrape and sand the bottom of the hull - I am using the ablative antifouling paint and the hull is in pretty good shape
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2006
Replies: 121
Views: 11,582
Posted By banshee
seems like the "Club" has a new home!

seems like the "Club" has a new home!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 5,514
Posted By banshee
cable or Dish or....

Anybody have any suggestions for signal - at the moment the marina has no cable (they are considering it for next year). Can you still get signals from an antenna? (if so how many channels?) Some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 6,165
Posted By banshee
Cassy: I am very sorry about your situation -...

Cassy: I am very sorry about your situation - not much more than moral support to offer - what is the current status?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By banshee
It has been a while since I have seen one - but...

It has been a while since I have seen one - but in my neck of the woods (LI Sound) there are nuclear subs - a very impressive sight and one that should be avoided like the plague, so I am told.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-26-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,090
Posted By banshee
I have been told that once you have a problem it...

I have been told that once you have a problem it might very well recur. The deck on my boat is spongy near the base of the tiller. I am planning on drilling and epoxying the deck and will try to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-25-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 18,903
Posted By banshee
Bob- okay I'll give you your opportunity for the...

Bob- okay I'll give you your opportunity for the bathtub experiments - report back

PBZer - now you have really insulted me - "a Fight Club Regular" well I have never.........................
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-25-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 18,903
Posted By banshee
Thumbs down Please make this thread stop - it is stupid!

Please make this thread stop - it is stupid!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 2,438
Posted By banshee
Are you another of the Esq's alter egos?

Are you another of the Esq's alter egos?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2006
Replies: 80
Views: 7,949
Posted By banshee
just how old do you have to be to qualify as a...

just how old do you have to be to qualify as a 'foggey'?
Forum: Living Aboard   07-07-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,917
Posted By banshee
that's not a boat! it's a floating condo! the...

that's not a boat! it's a floating condo! the devil's playhouse! Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhh!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-07-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 9,216
Posted By banshee
Thumbs up I bought a Pearson 30 earlier this year as my...

I bought a Pearson 30 earlier this year as my first boat - did some research and comparisons. I had many of the same requirements as you - Pearson has a solid design reputation, they are very...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-29-2006
Replies: 3,451
Views: 957,459
Posted By banshee
long island sound

long island sound
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