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Search: Posts Made By: oceanmaui
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-17-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By oceanmaui
Learning in Chicago?

Thanks for the info!
I will have to check that one out.
:O)
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-12-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By oceanmaui
Learning in Chicago?

Hope the boards are still active! :O)

I''m interested in sailing schools and such in the Chicago area, if anyone has any recomendations.

I''ve been reading (and will continue to read) all I can...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-22-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By oceanmaui
Crew Positions Available in Chicago

Uh oh...sounds like you might have had a bad experience.

Are these "crews wanted" very suspicious?
What are things to watch out for?
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-01-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By oceanmaui
Crew Positions Available in Chicago

I realize it''s a little late to respond now, but...How "beginner" are you willing to take?

I live in the Chicago area, and am just starting to build my interest in sailing.

Just curious as to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-31-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By oceanmaui
Exercise On board?

"Where there''s a will there''s a way!"

That sums it up nicely.
:O)

Thanks all.
:O)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-30-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By oceanmaui
Exercise On board?

Yoga...hmm...never would have thought of that. Yeah, you can''t beat the space involved, huh? :O)

I guess in that manner, something like Tai-Chi would work as well, right?

I wonder if there''s...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-26-2005
Replies: 24
Views: 5,034
Posted By oceanmaui
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-26-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By oceanmaui
Exercise On board?

Curious...how do most people stay fit when crusing for long periods of time?

I''ve heard people dropping anchor and going for a swim.
Are there other ways people have?

There always seems to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 3,731
Posted By oceanmaui
Pilothouses?

Thanks Steve.

I think that''s what we''re looking for, something nice and comfortable...a good cruiser. Not interested in racing.

A side question i guess...are "pilothouse sailboats" different...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 3,731
Posted By oceanmaui
Pilothouses?

I''m new to the sailing world. My wife and i are just starting to look into the idea of cruising, so we''re just trying to get a feel for everything we can.

I kind of like the pilothouse style,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-22-2004
Replies: 30
Views: 3,343
Posted By oceanmaui
Ways to earn money??

Wow!
These stories are really very encouraging!

We know we can''t just rush into something like this, but the thought of having to wait another 20-30 years to achieve it was kind of depressing....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By oceanmaui
Gas/Diesel Engine Knowledge Compatable?

Thank you all very much!

I will look into those suggestions.

(This is the one of the starting points of my goal to being a cruiser...so it''s a very exciting time!)
:O)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By oceanmaui
Diesel & Gas Engines?

Thanks Peter.
:O)

I think that''s what i was wondering. Would a basic knowledge of engines (be it deisel or gas)be transferable to one type or the other.

As a programmer, i''ve found that you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-20-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By oceanmaui
Diesel & Gas Engines?

Ok, i see.

So i guess taking a beginners course in a gas-powered automotive engine would not do me much good if i were trying to gain knowledge in diesel-powered boat engine maintainence?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By oceanmaui
Gas/Diesel Engine Knowledge Compatable?

I was looking to take a course on basic engine repair and maintenance. However, the only courses available in my area are for gas engines, not diesel (as i would like).

I''m just looking to gain a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By oceanmaui
Diesel & Gas Engines?

I want to take a course on basic engine repair and maintenance. However, the only courses available in my area are for gas engines, not diesel (as i would like).

I''m just looking to gain a basic...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-15-2004
Replies: 30
Views: 3,343
Posted By oceanmaui
Ways to earn money??

Thank You for that response. I know i have a lot more reading to do on the subject.

My wife and i were vacationing in Maui, and after struggeling at the airport to leave, we looked at each other...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,244
Posted By oceanmaui
General HULL TYPES - Pros/Cons?

Wow! That''s exactly the kind of info i was looking for.

Thank you, and everyone else who replied!
:O)

-D-
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 3,731
Posted By oceanmaui
Pilothouses?

I''m sure it depends on your skill level, but i was wondering if it was possible to single-hand a pilothouse boat.

With a crew of 2?

Are there any advantages of a pilothouse over a cockpit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,244
Posted By oceanmaui
General HULL TYPES - Pros/Cons?

Er...yes, hull materials. Thanks. :O)

The dream, of course, is to buy a boat (possibly between 35'' and 55'') and live upon it (till the end of days? hehe), sailing the coastal waters of every...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-08-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,244
Posted By oceanmaui
General HULL TYPES - Pros/Cons?

Curiously browsing the markets, just trying to get some basic knowledge.
(thinking mostly of coastal and cross-ocean cruising)

Does anyone have opinions/facts on the pros/cons of the different...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-08-2004
Replies: 30
Views: 3,343
Posted By oceanmaui
Ways to earn money??

I''m new to idea of liveaboard/cruising. Trying to decide if we want to take that lifestyle leap.

My question is...how do people pay for this?
Are most people generaly wealthy?
What are the...
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