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Forum: Long Island   11-22-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By dcarey
Hey, it's Captain Dave. Spent 1/1/11 with you...

Hey, it's Captain Dave. Spent 1/1/11 with you and had a great sail to Stamford for lunch. Would love to do it again in 012. Big bonfire planned for New Years Eve... so it may not be 1/1/12. Will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2011
Replies: 76
Views: 7,162
Posted By dcarey
1-1-2011 First Sail Of The Year

Well at 12:01, I was kissing the Admiral happy new year and just ten short hours later (with her permission) I was at Brad's, Bene505, marina backing away from the dock for a new year's day sail. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 5,057
Posted By dcarey
astraeus... they must have been related to my...

astraeus... they must have been related to my brother's girl friend. When I lived in Tennessee and sailed on a lake (thanks to the TVA), she actually asked me if I got to sail on the ocean much. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 5,328
Posted By dcarey
Welcome back Alex. I'm glad the extra ballast...

Welcome back Alex. I'm glad the extra ballast you had was benign.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 2,744
Posted By dcarey
Nice one Fred. Glad your dad is at home and will...

Nice one Fred. Glad your dad is at home and will be feeling better all the time, with those that love him the most.

Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2009
Replies: 180
Views: 12,928
Posted By dcarey
"boom shackalackalacka... boom...

"boom shackalackalacka... boom shackalackalacka... I can't stop this feeling... deep inside of me". Ok so its real corny. But I don't know of any other group other than actual family where one can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2009
Replies: 180
Views: 12,928
Posted By dcarey
Alex, God bless you and keep you... with us....

Alex,

God bless you and keep you... with us. You have the prayers of many on your side. That is a powerful thing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By dcarey
I recieved my USCG Captains license through the...

I recieved my USCG Captains license through the Mariners School two years ago. They run an excellent program and I would reccomend them. One of the sessions was run by the owner of the school and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-01-2008
Replies: 254
Views: 22,791
Posted By dcarey
Cam, Just found out the other day where you...

Cam,

Just found out the other day where you are. We have been going just south of you for the last 28 years. Twice in the last three years I have done a delivery to Coinjock. Unfortunately...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-10-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,692
Posted By dcarey
Its a little too short notice for this weekend. ...

Its a little too short notice for this weekend. But I 'll look for a post in the Spring if you are going to need help moving her back to Montauk. I have my USCG 50 ton license and can handle all...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-21-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,091
Posted By dcarey
Wink Sounds like a good way to quit drinking. By the...

Sounds like a good way to quit drinking. By the rime you do all that trimming, waiting, trimming and waiting, you're going to forget why you wanted to leave the helm in the first place. I vote for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-01-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By dcarey
Racing on Wednesdays and 'sailing' on the...

Racing on Wednesdays and 'sailing' on the weekends can be two entirley different experiences. I learned to sail at camp and have loved it since. My neighbor and friend invited me to crew on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 3,848
Posted By dcarey
Vessel #2 is the stand on vessel. When we are...

Vessel #2 is the stand on vessel. When we are racing and we are vessel #2 we are watching out for vessel #1. If it is determined that they are not aware of the situation we will yell "STARBOARD". ...
Forum: Racing   08-30-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By dcarey
Thanks for the feed back. Maybe we can use the...

Thanks for the feed back. Maybe we can use the info in October when there is some wind. Today at Fishers Island, NY for the Round Island race there was NO WIND. We had to abandon the race due to...
Forum: Racing   08-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By dcarey
Swing keel up or down?

For the last ten years we have been racing a 38 Catalina with a full keel. This year our skipper has a (new to him) 36 Pearson with a swing keel. Not as fast as the Cat but it beats sitting home on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-22-2008
Replies: 3,446
Views: 953,056
Posted By dcarey
Long Island Sound, Connecticut

Long Island Sound, Connecticut
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-15-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By dcarey
Ken, I've done the trip from LI sound to Norfolk...

Ken, I've done the trip from LI sound to Norfolk and into the ICW down to Coinjock a couple of times. The boat we usually take is not going this Fall. I would be interested in helping out if my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 7,602
Posted By dcarey
I'm no longer there, but your post brings back...

I'm no longer there, but your post brings back some great memories. When I was living in Nashville, 1978, that's when I bought my first sailboat (Catalina 22) and I kept it on Percy Priest. There...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-10-2008
Replies: 3,446
Views: 953,056
Posted By dcarey
LI Sound, CT

LI Sound, CT
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-06-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,889
Posted By dcarey
DIYC - Wed. nights

For the last several years (10 or so) we have been racing a 38 Catalina in spinnaker class. This year captain has purchased a 36 Pearson. No spinnaker, I think, so we will be in the cruising class....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-06-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By dcarey
Ahoy, from a new member

I have been boating since I was five and sailing since I was 18. The last 36 years (sailing) have been the best. Sunfish, Mercury class (at camp), my own 22' Catalina and the last ten years racing...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-29-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,889
Posted By dcarey
JT, Thanks for the plug. It was a pleasure...

JT,

Thanks for the plug. It was a pleasure helping you bring her over. Yes, there was no wind but... nothing broke, no one got hurt and we finished with the same number we started with (crew not...
Forum: Racing   04-21-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 4,143
Posted By dcarey
Fantastic photos. A tip of the hat to the...

Fantastic photos. A tip of the hat to the photographer(s). Thanks for posting the link to that site. I can't wait for our first race this May.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 3,196
Posted By dcarey
Been boating since 7 when dad taught me how to...

Been boating since 7 when dad taught me how to operate an outboard on a 12' aluminum. Got the sailing bug as a counselor at camp (Mercury class boats) and bought my own (Catalina 22) when I was 23. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-15-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,889
Posted By dcarey
JT, apparently I can't send PM (not enough posts...

JT, apparently I can't send PM (not enough posts yet). Please PM me with a way to conact you and I'll get in touch. I can be in Newport either Friday night (room on board?) or early Sat. am. What...
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