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Search: Posts Made By: JonEisberg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Mast Shipping fall 2015-South from Oswego or Chicago

If you do wind up taking it on deck, I'd suggest positioning it off the centerline as much as practical, to the side opposite the direction your prop wants to walk to...

In my opinion, it makes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,446
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

As others have already said, they're all quite different tactics, and as always, IT DEPENDS on a number of different factors whether one is better suited than another...

I view the drogue as a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 4,446
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: High anxiety-passage v. Coastal

John Harries has an interesting suggestion that might work for you, streaming an undersized drogue (a partial section of your Series Drogue would probably do nicely) to help hold the bow up, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,503
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard recommendations

Lookin' GOOD, there... I'm still a bit of a novice to SUP, I'm hoping to get to the point where I look as relaxed as your dog... ;-)

For the purists, I'm sure the inflatables don't match the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Sabre 34 Targa a cruiser or not?

Don't see why not, one has certainly served this couple well...

Matt & Jessica's Sailing Page | Experiencing the world while it's still large (http://mjsailing.com/)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-05-2015
Replies: 1,854
Views: 188,085
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Nah, hull windows are no problem in superyachts... ;-)


http://www.odin.tc/pics/yogi.jpg


The sinking of the 199' YOGI in the Aegean was attributed to the flooding that began in the opening...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-04-2015
Replies: 1,854
Views: 188,085
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

"Relative" is, well, relative in that part of the world... I've never seen weather so violently changeable, as what I experienced down there...

Google "katabatic winds", it will give you a sense...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Mounting containers to lifelines

Jan and David on the Passport 37 WINTERLUDE have been carrying their kayaks for years on the sort of racks you mention:

http://commutercruiser.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/DSCF14331.jpg
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-15-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Taking my Precision 23 to the KEYS!

You are a lucky man, you're gonna have a blast... :-)

Good advice from Gary, but one recommendation I'd make... On your way down there, don't dismiss spending some time in the Upper Keys, as...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-14-2015
Replies: 1,854
Views: 188,085
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

But you didn't made any claims about french cello players now did you? Yet you were perfectly able to make a boat claim even though you can't name any boat to support your position even though you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,335
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

Yeah, they should probably just disregard their experience in over 20 years of voyaging, a couple of circumnavigations, well over 100K NM of largely high latitude sailing, not to mention their season...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Team Vestas coming back

All the boats are using the same program, a very powerful routing tool named Expedition... I doubt the software program itself had much of anything to do with this incident...

I'd be a bit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-23-2014
Replies: 143
Views: 9,168
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Chicken is on the market

Well, that's a fair amount of sailing...

Where did you go?
Forum: Racing 12-14-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,389
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

A quick glance at the British Admiralty chart of the entire freakin' Western Part of the Indian Ocean would have revealed the existence of the Cargados Carajos Shoals...

Hell, they're even...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-04-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,462
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Roller Furling Answers and Opinions Desired

LOL! "Young pup", eh? Don't I wish... :-)

Argyle already covered some of this, I agree with his take... In my opinion, low stretch line is important in a furling line... It's well worth spending...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2014
Replies: 144
Views: 7,269
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Synthetic Motor Oil for my Diesel?

Yeah, I've always been very impressed by D'Antonio's stuff. Reminds me of Maine Sail, and is usually illustrated with explanatory photographs. I understand that he's about to publish a book along...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-12-2014
Replies: 144
Views: 7,269
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Synthetic Motor Oil for my Diesel?

How, exactly, will a far coarser full-flow filter do "a far superior job of filtration" than the 1-2 microns most bypass filters are rated at?

Seems to be some misunderstanding out there as to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,768
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Pearons 28 passes Beneteau 46

ccriders summed it up pretty well...

However, the example I mentioned, was the one of people sailing DDW under headsail alone, without the use of a pole... One way to try to improve the situation,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-08-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 2,874
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Anchor swivels... yea or nay?.. and how?

Not sure what sort of swivel you might be using, but how would you propose to inspect the concealed, internal shaft on any of these popular swivels?

...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2014
Replies: 144
Views: 7,269
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Synthetic Motor Oil for my Diesel?

Nice to see you back around here again, christian... :-)

That's something I will never understand, amazing how many small diesels have no oil pressure gauge, what the hell are they thinking?

My...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-30-2014
Replies: 1,854
Views: 188,085
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Well, I haven't said that, of course... I'm only saying that in many situations, sailing DDW can be the much preferred, simpler, and safer option... A few examples from recent trips that happened to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,785
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Annoying Halyard Slap

Couldn't agree more… Somebody's gotta say it - Ordinary bungee cords have no place aboard a proper yacht…

:-))

Whenever I jump on a boat to be delivered, I know I might be in trouble if I find...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Rogue wave antenna

In this particular case, I wouldn't count on it… :-)

The first wifi antenna I ever purchased, several years ago, was the original model offered by Rogue Wave…

had a bit of difficulty...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Boom brake advice

My experience with a boom brake is limited to my Dutchman, have only looked at the Wichard. Aside from the dual preventer setup seen on most Valiants, i don't think I've ever delivered a boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-17-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,676
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Production buckets and the limits

You've got it, they're virtually indestructible…

Cut out the bottom, replace it with clear plexi, and you have yourself a handy Look Bucket, as well…

...
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