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Search: Posts Made By: Minnesail
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Jib/Genny sheet question

I leave my jib sheets on. I'm sure sunlight and exposure to the elements wears them out faster than if they were stored inside, but it's a lot easier than having to re-run them every time I want to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 3,662
Posted By Minnesail
Re: What's the *second* best way to keep spiders off your boat?

I prefer gin tonics. If being soaked in gin doesn't repel the mosquitoes, at least the quinine in the tonic will prevent malaria! :)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,330
Posted By Minnesail
Re: True and Apparent Wind Question

Yeah, get a Lifeproof case, download a free app (I have GPSLite from MotionX), and you're good to go.

Brief plug for the Lifeproof case: I guy I know that just got a puppy. The puppy used his...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,441
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Charter/rental woes...and question

You read the agreement four times?



I really wonder how much legal pull that agreement would have. If you didn't voluntarily pay them any more than the deposit they'd have to sue you and I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 2,741
Views: 231,706
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

What are you talking about, 9 months out of the year? Winter is over. Shipping season on Lake Superior opened Monday when the John G. Munson crashed through the ice to get out of Duluth harbor....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,741
Views: 231,706
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I was doing some reading over the weekend and I came across a claim that Lake Superior had a measurable tide of about 2". How would you even measure that?

I looked a little more and NOAA backs up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,377
Posted By Minnesail
Re: AIS phantom ship

https://41.media.tumblr.com/419fed5e0213dc4a495ace21259c87c5/tumblr_mfidoxidTe1raeoyeo1_500.jpg
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Minnesail
Re: South Coast 22 vs Catalina 22

I don't know how much damage was done to the Catalina 22 you're looking at, but it's not an uncommon thing to happen. The cockpit drains plug really easily, then the cockpit can fill with water. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Minnesail
Minneapolis rejects new sailboat logo

Since the mid-70s the official logo of Minneapolis has been two stylized sailboats next to our "City of Lakes" motto and the city name. It's on everything from our garbage trucks to the mayor's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Sail Tweakers Disease

http://www.musicnotes.com/images/productimages/mtd/MN0081287.gif
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 4,444
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Florida is at it again

If I may chime in with a landlocked anecdote…

A similar thing has played out a few times in Minnesota. When rail shipping patterns changed about fifty years ago a lot of rail lines fell into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 123
Views: 5,981
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Can anyone give me a valid reason to carry a firearm?

This note clearly says "gub." Why would you want to carry a gub? I'll have to get this initialed by one of our vice presidents.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 99
Views: 4,930
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Take Your Shoes Off in the Cabin

"Wipe your feet on the way out":laugher

I love it! I'm going to use that one.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Cruising Maine JUL2015

For little dogs like that I would only go 5 minutes per pound, overcooked dog is the worst.
Forum: Living Aboard 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Small boat ocean crossing

If you're interested in modern boats there are these little guys:
Mini Transat 6.50 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini_Transat_6.50)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 259
Views: 17,817
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Ah, the GoPro.

I was recently at an indoor waterpark in the Wisconsin Dells. One day in the wave pool I saw not one but TWO guys wearing GoPros on their heads.

Um, dudes. Anything that happens...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Epoxy Fumes in the Evening

Oh yes, it's very important to keep up with the quinine water. Cheers!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Is it Spring Yet?

We're just warming up here in the north. We didn't get nearly the snow you easterners did and now with a couple days in the 60s it's almost all gone.

I saw something unusual on Sunday. I was...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Minnesail
Re: crew wanted - Chesapeake Bay/Sound of Music cruise

DOUGH...... the stuff... that buys me beer...
RAY..... the guy who sells me beer...
ME...... the guy... who drinks the beer,
FAR..... a long way to get beer...
SO...... I'll have another beer......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By Minnesail
Re: PFD Flotation vs Body Weight

That's what I have, I really like it. It's easy to wear and the built-in harness works well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Minnesail
Re: What Happened to the "Classifieds"?

But after that we can post all the porn we want? :laugher


I confess, I had never looked at that part of the site before. Denise's sewing machine looks like a good deal, but I doubt it'd be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By Minnesail
Re: GPS a bit bigger then I expected

Yeah, this seems to be a bit of a humble-brag.

"Oh, pity me, this new chart plotter is just so large I don't know what to do with it!"

You paid for that size...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 9,301
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Gunboat 55 Dismasted, Abandoned off Hatteras...

Perfect, that saved me reading 1720 posts of SA crazy. (And having to rapidly scroll past NSFW pics.)
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 9,301
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Gunboat 55 Dismasted, Abandoned off Hatteras...

Thanks for the re-cap. I found the interview link on the front page of SA. I knew the briefest outline of the Rainmaker saga, but it was informative to read the interview.

I was sort of wondering...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 9,301
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Gunboat 55 Dismasted, Abandoned off Hatteras...

Can you give a quick executive summary?

I don't think I have the stomach or time to wade through a thousand pages of SA about this...
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