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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-10-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 8,875
Posted By JSL3
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

Well done. I agree that you were clearly the first responder and because of your actions many lives were saved. As someone who sails in your home waters and was out there the day before, this hits...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 3,502
Posted By JSL3
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2015
Replies: 69
Views: 3,909
Posted By JSL3
Re: Are sailing magazine articles boring?

Unrelated to the topic at hand - but I love my GoPro. Amazing piece of technology. I know you know but there are plenty of tutorials out there to help you get started. I use mine for recording...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-21-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,737
Posted By JSL3
Re: 2014 Sailing, another season almost finished...

Great post. Thanks for making the effort to put it together. What great family time!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By JSL3
Re: BVI-Jost to Norman in 60 seconds

I know. We were quite impressed with the structure already built and the massive additional structure under construction. In early Feb (not the busiest time for the BVI) we were the last...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By JSL3
Re: BVI-Jost to Norman in 60 seconds

This is the boat we were on: Moorings 4800 (

Very nice platform for a vacation. Not the best for the sailing experience...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By JSL3
Re: BVI-Jost to Norman in 60 seconds

Agreed, all motoring that day. :)
Didn't want to put that in the title though. Artistic license?

He was actually headed for a mooring in front of us. We had stopped briefly at a mooring...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By JSL3
BVI-Jost to Norman in 60 seconds

Time Lapse Sailing Passage - BVI

The concept here is a time lapse sailing passage from Great Harbour on Jost to The Bight on Norman with a brief stop at the Indians. The focus is a day in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   01-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By JSL3
Re: Beautiful winter day

Nice pics. Thanks for posting. A friend chartered for a week in your area this past fall. Loved it. I hope to make it there one day.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,585
Posted By JSL3
Re: Polar Vortex

That does look cold.

Here is a link to some Webcams near the area where the OP's boat is:

Web Cam - Chesapeake Bay Marina Resorts - Dining - Lodging - Herrington Harbour...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,585
Posted By JSL3
Re: Polar Vortex

I wouldn't worry too much. The cold weather event will be relatively short lived. If you haven't winterized the boat (with regards to fresh water - domestic/engine) then the fact that it is still...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-01-2013
Replies: 91
Views: 16,318
Posted By JSL3
Re: " All Is Lost" movie

I saw the movie about a week ago and very much enjoyed it. I agree with the others that describe it as a great story that happens to be set on a sailboat out on the ocean. If you are going to see...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,395
Posted By JSL3
Re: What the heck do I do with the traveller?

Here's a good place to start.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,037
Posted By JSL3
Re: Chesapeake Sea Nettles--where are they now?

10 days ago I sailed from the South River to the Wye River. The South River was clear. The Eastern Bay and Wye river was overun with nettles.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,642
Posted By JSL3
Re: Beyond Desolation at last

Really great post. Thanks for taking the time.
Love the charts and all the pics!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 10,828
Posted By JSL3
Re: barnacles on prop, shaft

I've also had luck in the past few years with Pettit Zinc Coat Barnacle Barrier - but not this year.
Had to dive the prop this past weekend and it was pretty well fouled.
Didn't take too long to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-24-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By JSL3
Re: yanmar smokes when accelerating....

I had the same problem awhile back. Here's the whole thread on Sailnet (

Here's what my problem turned out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2013
Replies: 3,207
Views: 416,216
Posted By JSL3
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Contrats! So glad to see you back out on the water.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-06-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 7,421
Posted By JSL3
Re: *Thinking* about a bigger, better boat

Congrats Tom!
I can't wait to see the new addition!

BTW, I was out on Saturday in the area of Thomas Point Light. Must have crossed wakes at some point.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,118
Posted By JSL3
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

I have the same boat as Alex and the same setup.
No drain hole.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 8,237
Posted By JSL3
Re: What are your other passions?

Sailing wins overall.
Music (guitar especially) is a close second.
Since others asked for photos, here's a video I shot in the Bahamas this past fall. I've been trying to get a shark...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 15,044
Posted By JSL3
Re: BVI chart/nav app

I use a Garmin GPSMAP 478 as my primary on my own boat and backup on chartered boats. It's small enought to fit in my carry on luggage and very reliable. Every charter boat I've used in the past 10...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-12-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By JSL3
Re: Errors in judgement...

The World Health Organization offers this 492 page pdf for download. I put it on my iPad for reference. International Medical Guide for Ships, 3rd Edition...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-20-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 19,311
Posted By JSL3
Re: rammed:by the customs & border patrol

I hope the OP gets back soon. Or did I miss part 2 already?
Forum: Pearson   11-14-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,180
Posted By JSL3
Re: Pearson 28-2 Owner's Manual

This response might be a little late but if you join the P28 Forum on Yahoo Groups, you can download the P28 owner's manual there. It is posted in pdf format. Go to: p28forum : Discussion group...
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