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Search: Posts Made By: captain jack
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By sulli
Smile Re: boat salvage yard?

My recent score was 2 Lewmar 40ST 2 speeds with a section of deck with 2 cleats attached for drum roll $200 for the pair.
Their prices are not bad at all.
I am not associated with them in any way,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: boat salvage yard?

Try Greg Neck boatyard at the end of the Sassafrass river- had lots of boats around the yard and in the woods..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 2,235
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

Scratches through the gelcoat into the glass underneath would be a different color too. Could be paint after all, though. Just didn't want you to think that painting was your only option. Hard to say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Faster
Re: converting a jib to rollerfurling

If you do forgo the UV cover and choose to remove the sail between trips, fitting hooks to the sail as shown below will drastically reduce the number of shackle pins dropped overboard!!

...
Forum: Sailing Music 06-02-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 8,985
Posted By PBzeer
Re: To Start It Off

http://youtu.be/9eUCqniEh-U <---- Bad url from Youtube.

http://youtu.be/CvMajCp8i3E
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-31-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 4,099
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rediscovering one's "Self"

Can you describe the " Self you used to know so well" ? What is it about that person that you want to re-discover?

What are the topics of those conversations that " interest" you...or perplex...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Faster
Re: in the news today

Already a thread running on this, Jack

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/vessels-lost-missing-danger/140818-4-lost-40-7-sinks-off-azores-15-may-14-a.html

To avoid clutter I've closed this one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By Classic30
Re: sliding hatch or hinged hatch?

Glad to help :)

The sheet of tinted Perspex across the back of cut-outs between support pillars works extremely well. From outside the boat it looks for all the world like it has separate windows...
Forum: Cal 05-16-2014
Replies: 294
Views: 7,746
Posted By Puddin'_Tain
Re: looking for past or present owners of 1970 through 73 cal 27s

Spruce spreaders will last 30+ years with a pretty minimal amount of maintenance. Just paint the top and sides every 5 or 10 years (varnish the bottom surface, so you can see any rot developing) and...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 05-10-2014
Replies: 565
Views: 31,432
Posted By smurphny
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

There has never been unbiased reporting. Whether for dollars or ideology, news media has always been slanted. It's why we need educated readers, readers who have been taught how to weigh the words...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,105
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Cruising and career

It's absolutely true that you have to "start at the bottom", but the new bottom starting point can be a lot higher than your previous seniority earned you. Ultrasound techs and Echocardiology techs...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 565
Views: 31,432
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

JA!

thanks(chall) cant wait even if it just hopping down our coast for a while... the boat is almost done and ready! so close!

btw this thread needs more peace and understanding and compassion...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 565
Views: 31,432
Posted By smurphny
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I would think twice about taking very young children on an offshore voyage because of all the reasons cited by folks here but that would by my decision. It was their decision to sail and theirs...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-07-2014
Replies: 565
Views: 31,432
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

As someone who is a medical provider, and has spent half his medical career so far in Emergency Medicine or Urgent Medicine, I take issue with the premise that a healthy one year old child must be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By hellosailor
Re: safe cooking

Home Depot follows WalMart's pricing policy: Make a big deal over the sale items, charge full freight for everything else people might wander in for. BUT if you use a smartphone and a bar code app,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By mitiempo
Free Books Very Worth Having

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The 2 books above are free to download as Pdf's at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By Brewgyver
Re: safe cooking

Funny, but there was a post in the"Spot" thread with a link to an article in
Latitude 38 (http://www.latitude38.com/lectronic/lectronicday.lasso?date=2014-04-02#Story2)
about a "well known single...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By Solandri
Re: safe cooking

Not gonna quote who I'm replying to, just gonna give the replies.

The reason propane is so popular is because it's a gas at room temperature but liquefies at a relatively low pressure (about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: safe cooking

Hence the fire risk. Way to go.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By GeorgeB
Re: safe cooking

The more I look into it, the better coal sounds. Problem with carbon monoxide? That is so twelfth century. You don’t need to cook over an open brazier like the Vikings. Install a proper stove...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By Minnesail
Re: safe cooking

So what I've gathered is that, done right, propane and alcohol are both very safe. The danger of a fire or explosion from either of them is a small fraction of the other dangers involved in boating....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By Tempest
Re: safe cooking

Boredop let's dial it back. There's been good discussion here of the pros and cons of various cooking methods and fuel sources. Why get in the weeds..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By mitiempo
Re: safe cooking

A safe diesel stove has not been mentioned. The Wallas diesel cooktop will cook totally odorless as well as provide thermostatically controlled heat. No exposed flame. There is a kerosene single...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By mitchbrown
Re: safe cooking

The Origo manual states 6 to 7 hrs per full canister. It takes one quart to fill each canister. My experience is in line with what the manual states. If you don't use your stove much you will find...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,329
Posted By Puddin'_Tain
Re: safe cooking

If you buy a gallon can, denatured alcohol is generally about $13 or $14 per gallon. However, a five-gallon can (a bit harder to find, but usually available at paint supply and some non-big-box...
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