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Search: Posts Made By: NJW3
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,199
Posted By NJW3
Pasarelle mounting & use?

Pardon my ignorance, what''s a pasarelle? Did a search but couldn''t find anything in English related to sailing.

Thanks,
Jay
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-24-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By NJW3
At anchor in heavy weather

Duane,

OK - thanks again. As you can tell, I''m new to this but I''m getting an education from this board.

Jay
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-24-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By NJW3
At anchor in heavy weather

Thanks. I had tried the SailNet dictionary, but not the web.

If you only use one line, how is the thimble shown in the diagram attached?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-24-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By NJW3
At anchor in heavy weather

Hey guys,

What''s a snubber and where can I find diagrams/pictures?

Thanks
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-07-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 4,433
Posted By NJW3
Keel Lift

Allen,

And that begins to make clearer to me how "heaving to" differs from being "in irons."

Thanks again.

Jay
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-07-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 4,433
Posted By NJW3
Keel Lift

Allen,

Aha! Thanks, the angle of attack was the piece of the puzzle I wasn''t using. The upside-down stunt plane is a good visual. I guess blowing on the underside of a piece of paper, held...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-07-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 4,433
Posted By NJW3
Keel Lift

Hello out there.

I''m new to sailing and I''m confused. Maybe someone can give me a "dumbed-down" explanation of keel lift.

If I understand what I''ve read, when sailing on the wind the keel...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-06-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 9,798
Posted By NJW3
Freshwater vs Saltwater boat; ASA courses

Jeff,

Thanks again, you''ve helped me further clarify my thinking. And I do understand that I can only expect the sailing courses to give me some of the basics. But I assume they''re organized...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-05-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 9,798
Posted By NJW3
Freshwater vs Saltwater boat; ASA courses

Jeff,

Thanks for responding. I hadn''t thought of the more frequent upgrade/replacement factor in saltwater boats. I would actually prefer to find one already located in the Gulf or Atlantic...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-05-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 9,798
Posted By NJW3
Freshwater vs Saltwater boat; ASA courses

Dennis,
Thanks for the information. Is the anuual fall-to-spring haul out what is meant by "dry sailed" in some of the ads?

Jay
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-05-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 9,798
Posted By NJW3
Freshwater vs Saltwater boat; ASA courses

Hello out there.

I''m a committed but novice sailor. I''ve spent the summer learning to sail on a lake near Dallas aboard a friend''s Ericson 32-3. The plan is to find an older 30+ ft bluewater...
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