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Search: Posts Made By: h20man
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 5 Days Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

The only way this works is if the blog is a fiction. After all, on the blog it was mentioned how Eric Singlehanded down baja. But in the lawsuit...... She is a 'bluewater' sailor that went down...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 5 Days Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

No more speculation.. We have some 'facts'. There is more then media bluster... Here is the lawsuit (https://www.dropbox.com/s/uwtbl9xe3y2qhos/Conformed%20Complaint.pdf):








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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

On a site that does not allow you to delete your own posts (although they do delete whole threads or posts if they feel they violate the TOS) Eric himself said...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

Regarding the thread... I am surprised that it was closed... not deleted...

There was so much pro RH that people were ignoring all else....

Regarding suing Apple for a defect in google maps.......
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I believe that the ipad app and even chartplotters come up with a disclaimer... This is the garmin...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

Sure.... as the constant use of the phone previously was detrimental to his brain, causing his CPD* symptoms..... that let him decide that the boat was seaworthy....


*CPD: "Cognitive...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 565
Views: 31,019
Posted By h20man
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

And the saga continues... they are filing a lawsuit (http://www.10news.com/news/eric-and-charlotte-kaufman-talk-to-10news-about-rescue-at-sea-070914):

"The Kaufmans are suing the makers of the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By h20man
Islander lost in Ensenada, MX

It appears that a sailboat ran aground in Ensenada on 21 June (http://www.ensenada.net/noticias/nota.php?id=35184). ... The boat was then signed over to a salvage team that (in exchange for taking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 3,803
Posted By h20man
Re: Mast climbing

If you want to go this route I would suggest two things:

A cleated pully (on the bottom end, not the top ;) ). The cleat allows a firmer 'lock' then just a ratchet.
A pillowcase or other such...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,124
Posted By h20man
I redid mine, with a custom black anodized...

I redid mine, with a custom black anodized aluminum panel.

I used free software from Front Panel Express (http://www.frontpanelexpress.com/download/front-panel-designer/index.html) for the design,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-28-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By h20man
I would guess the island is Bequia. in Port...

I would guess the island is Bequia. in Port Elizabeth the Whale Boner Bar & Restaurant has an entrance onto the beach consisting of an arch of two whale ribs as well as whale vertebrae mounted on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By h20man
The premise of this is not about 'creating'...

The premise of this is not about 'creating' energy. It is in creating a microbe that eats seaweed, and excretes alcohol. Rearranging one set of molecules to another, using the suns's power.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By h20man
Fuel from seaweed?

An interesting premise...

Bio Architecture Lab (http://www.ba-lab.com/technology.php) is claiming to have a pilot plant that now converts sugars in seaweed to into isobutanol.

They have been...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-19-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By h20man
I actually understand it another way. This is not...

I actually understand it another way. This is not the time to invest in a new panel company, as other companies have market share, and the product is now a commodity. Solar prices have substantially...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By h20man
Solar Prices expected to go lower to $.70/watt

A report by GTM Research (http://www.greentechmedia.com/research/report/polysilicon-2012-2016)claims the price drop we have seen shall only accelerate... ( lower prices for us...)

Interesting. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-27-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,336
Posted By h20man
this URL brings up the English version of the...

this URL brings up the English version of the article:
http://www.wauquiez.com/presse/opium-39/pdf/YACHT-JANV-2010-EN.pdf
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 12,775
Posted By h20man
another link for sextant manuyal

For the sextant manual this link (http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/4167037/1393532349/name/Sextant_Users_GuideV6.pdf)appears to work...


for some reason the minitransat650 link is not valid...

...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-26-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,328
Posted By h20man
The nice thing about a mechanical speed sensor is...

The nice thing about a mechanical speed sensor is that one can see the effect of current on the boat.

GPS give a great SOG, yet.... there is no information about current.....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-19-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 6,508
Posted By h20man
I also monitor 16..... I think of it as...

I also monitor 16.....

I think of it as another feature improving situational awareness....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-18-2011
Replies: 1,256
Views: 136,577
Posted By h20man
That is the attitude I want in fellow crew...

That is the attitude I want in fellow crew members..... ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2011
Replies: 1,256
Views: 136,577
Posted By h20man
The youtube video that I saw had no comments... ...

The youtube video that I saw had no comments...

I had understood (http://mauinow.com/2011/10/28/photos-48-foot-sailboat-runs-aground-in-spreckelsville/) that the owners had not been notified... If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2011
Replies: 1,256
Views: 136,577
Posted By h20man
abandoned boat sails to shore....

Amazingly... even with the opened hatches etc, the boat managed to sail itself to Mauii.... (http://www.khon2.com/news/local/story/Boat-runs-aground-near-Maui-shore/XiKUUZbq_kupV39W9LWYXg.cspx)
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2011
Replies: 1,256
Views: 136,577
Posted By h20man
lessons learned from rescue swimmer

I think the best comment that the Coast Guard rescue swimmer Mario Vittone had was the following:

Q. What advice would you give to boaters to help them avoid having to be rescued?

A. This is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 39,946
Posted By h20man
Hope is the name of his cat... very talented...

Hope is the name of his cat...

very talented individual... ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-03-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 39,946
Posted By h20man
I suspect it is a chain saw thing..... I...

I suspect it is a chain saw thing.....

I doubt that any glass boat can be impervious to a chain saw....

and by not having a bridle... the chain just ate through the bow....

No?
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