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Search: Posts Made By: StoneAge
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2012
Replies: 108
Views: 9,333
Posted By StoneAge
Re: Bug out boat

Stone Age bugged out about a year ago. Left the PAC NW. and sailed to Belize. Now she's ready to go at a moments notice by just hauling up the anchor. We keep a few weeks stores on board just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 11,757
Posted By StoneAge
Re: DWI or DUI. or BUI. BWI

[/QUOTE]Very true. every organization has "that guy" which makes everyone else look bad. And when someone has a bad experience they'll make sure to let everyone know. But if they had a good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2012
Replies: 103
Views: 11,480
Posted By StoneAge
Re: 3 Dead in Sailing Yacht Crash in Race from Newport California to Mexico.

GPS is not that accurate in Mexico. Showed us a mile inland more than once. Sailing along the coast by Manzanillo and in Huatulco area. When we passed the Coronado's GPS was fairly accurate but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 11,757
Posted By StoneAge
Re: DWI or DUI. or BUI. BWI

Here in Belize, If there are laws, I don't think they are enforced. You still don't see crazies all the time and boating here is very fun.

IF you were to crash into a reef however (Belize has...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-24-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By StoneAge
Stone Age headed to Belize

Hi Folks..

I'm not a new member, but haven't introduced myself, crew or our vessel properly, until now. Hello everyone. John, Lucy and Kingsley are the crew of Stone Age for this trip. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,165
Posted By StoneAge
Exclamation Tragic Event

January 6'th, 2011 was a tragic day at our Marina.

It is about helping a widow get over her loss and whatever else she has to to get on with her life.

Here is what happened.. YouTube -...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-29-2010
Replies: 3,271
Views: 476,630
Posted By StoneAge
Pacific Northwest for now....

Pacific Northwest for now....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-31-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,055
Posted By StoneAge
Sounds to me like you have a gal that wants to...

Sounds to me like you have a gal that wants to go. What you waiting for? Get on with it.

My gal an I met when I was living on a 26' Grampian. She has 2 kids so it was even more of a thinking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 6,524
Posted By StoneAge
I certainly do not agree that the pirates in...

I certainly do not agree that the pirates in Somalia ought to be doing what they are doing, but the circumstances that caused this aren't discussed very often. The commercial ships coming out of...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-20-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 8,623
Posted By StoneAge
Congrats on the purchase.. Newport 30 is a...

Congrats on the purchase.. Newport 30 is a decent boat. You will enjoy her. And the life.

I lived on a Grampian 26 before I met my now family. The summer after they came into my life we...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-20-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,874
Posted By StoneAge
Brent Swain has a home mede wind generator on his...

Brent Swain has a home mede wind generator on his boat. Works very well. e-bay generator and a home made blade out of a 2 x 4 gives him a steady 2 amps. He has to strap the prop on occasion so he...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 05-20-2009
Replies: 191
Views: 20,188
Posted By StoneAge
60' and lovin' it!!

60' and lovin' it!!
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 05-20-2009
Replies: 72
Views: 7,085
Posted By StoneAge
No TV, but Internet and computer with flat screen...

No TV, but Internet and computer with flat screen and DVD - We DO liveaboard.
Forum: Good Old Boat 12-14-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 30,798
Posted By StoneAge
LED lighting

LED lighting has come a long way in a very short period of time. Warm white colours are now available in many configurations. We offer an MR 16 12 volt unit that draws .25 amps but will light up an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,832
Posted By StoneAge
50' of 5/16 chan ought to be enough.. Depending...

50' of 5/16 chan ought to be enough.. Depending on where you are sailing. We are using that configuration on Stone Age and it works well.. We have a bit bigger anchor (60#) and are using 3/8"chain,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-25-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 9,241
Posted By StoneAge
Didn't we try that once with Turks and Caico's???...

Didn't we try that once with Turks and Caico's??? For some strange reason it didn't go through...

Yes, we are hit with some more challenges being from the great white north (We are in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-23-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 7,480
Posted By StoneAge
Maybe it's too late, but have you thought about...

Maybe it's too late, but have you thought about electric drive? There are a few companies that will retro fit your diesel with an electric motor run off batteries. No, it actually weighs less than...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-25-2007
Replies: 96
Views: 13,584
Posted By StoneAge
You Betcha Sailingdog... Ferro Cement. And yes,...

You Betcha Sailingdog... Ferro Cement. And yes, she was built properly and being finished properly. Not cheap, but well worth it.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 12-25-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By StoneAge
Thanks for the news Jeff.. I'll make sure and...

Thanks for the news Jeff.. I'll make sure and have a REALLY good look at the keel/hull join. I did expect it to be a bit moe fragile than most because of it's Shark Fin setup. Didn't make much...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-25-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 3,494
Posted By StoneAge
Pressure regulator

Dockside pressure regulators are prone to failure. They WILL fill your boat up with water if the pressure is left on. So we do not use one. We have one if anyone out there wants one - pay the...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-25-2007
Replies: 96
Views: 13,584
Posted By StoneAge
we are tied up in Ladysmith BC right now.. ...

we are tied up in Ladysmith BC right now.. Gaining every day on the heating. Used the tinned bubble wrap on the entire lining of the hull and deckhead. HUGE difference.
We placed 1" of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-24-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,689
Posted By StoneAge
Here's y take.. doesn't matter what boat you...

Here's y take.. doesn't matter what boat you get.. What is your budget both in time and money. How much of both do you THINK it will cost you to fix her up? Double it. Advantage - you know...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 12-24-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By StoneAge
Hello again.. and Merry Christmas. We have...

Hello again.. and Merry Christmas.

We have been very busy with this boat. Thus not having so much time to come and post. Had some very interesting revelations.. but first.. a bit about the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-07-2007
Replies: 51
Views: 7,876
Posted By StoneAge
Ferro can be a steal...

As an owner of a ferro boat, a properly built one, I can say that it could very well be a good boat that someone doesn't understand the construction procedures.

I know of a F/C boat here that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-07-2007
Replies: 3,271
Views: 476,630
Posted By StoneAge
Gulf Islands, BC

Gulf Islands, BC
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