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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-13-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,476
Posted By Windward1
Re: anchoring story ... your opinion sought

I agree with the "whomever anchored last" theory, but what about the boat that had 10x scope out and swings in a huge circle.

At some point others have to use the anchorage and try to reason...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 629
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By Windward1
Re: some tips I learned about anchoring this summer!

Another nifty trick to save your back a bit is a properly sized chain hook and a length of line. Run the line back to a winch if geometrically possible and you can exert some tension on the chain. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Windward1
Re: Busy busy busy, sanding sanding sanding

When I was doing a blister peel a dude suggested a line to the other side of the boat with a counterweight. Idea was something akin to an elevator shaft counterweight. Never tried it, but remember...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 33,476
Posted By Windward1
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

By doing an outboard he can use the boat rather than chuck it. Use it in conditions and locations that is appropriate for the setup. Sell it for peanuts later, and skip the breakup/disposal...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   08-02-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By Windward1
Re: Jr. Or Sr.

When you just signed up today?
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