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Forum: Apps & Authors   12-30-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Faster
Re: Lady author, lady heroine - Night Watch by Linda Hall

Quite enjoyed 'Night Watch'. Nice to read a book with a strong boating/sailing aspect that wasn't full of unlikely/impossible events and bad terminology.

And a properly 'slimey' bad guy too!! Well...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,729
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Radar Talk

I crossed the Atlantic with my pole mount radar. I've delivered up and down the US East Coast with radars on the mast, a pole, on arches, and on the backstay. Your tax dollars paid for my training on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,957
Posted By l_lym
Re: Active Captain question

This is a perfect example of why I can't get my wife to use these forums despite the very useful information and things that we can learn. When a simple questions winds up in name calling and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-16-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 4,951
Posted By Liquorice
Re: Sewing machine corner

I run a one man sail repair and canvas business. It pays for my sailing trips!
The business is seasonal - there are currently ice boats on the lake - I do get a few ice boat sail repairs though!
Forum: Diesel   11-27-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By Mechsmith
Diesel overview

I have been working on agricultural equipment for many years. Hopefully some of my experience (s) will help.

A diesel is compression ignition. This means that the temperature generated by the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-06-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,177
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Heard of laser flare lights?

In UK The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have published this
RYA pressing for change in carriage requirement for flares | News | News & Events | RYA...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Team sinks two pirate ships :)

What a gross and disgusting thing to say
Forum: Racing   09-08-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By DRFerron
Re: AC 2013 - crew gear (not T-shirts and jaackets)

No need to guess. This covers it layer by layer:

America's Cup Sailors: Dressed for Battle | Sailing World...
Forum: Electronics   09-05-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Omatako
Re: Speed, log and water temp

The advantage is that your AP will, with a simple plug-in wire, interface with this instrument - good call.

I have the whole (now probably old fashioned, 3 instruments) setup of wind, speed/log...
Forum: Apps & Authors   08-29-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 3,925
Posted By DRFerron
Re: Cool new android app

Let's not turn this thread into a shadow boxing match, please. It's not fair if both parties aren't involved. Discussing the merits of crowdsourcing in its own thread is fine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,637
Posted By misfits
Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

Please don't take this personal.

Complaining about an entry fee to paradise is right up there with buying a power boat & complaining about how much it costs to fill her up.

Wonder what the poor...
Forum: Diesel   05-30-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 6,585
Posted By Rhapsody-NS27
Yanmar Parts Catalogs

My boat has a Yanmar 2GM. I've seen parts lists that only show part numbers and a part name where the part name may be listed multiple times with different part numbers, not sure which I would need....
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-01-2012
Replies: 38
Views: 5,955
Posted By IronSpinnaker
Re: Home schooling for Cruisers

Okay so I don't really like to relate my personal life much on-line, but this issue strikes close to home.

I was home schooled all grades except kindergarten. We had a curriculum we followed...
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