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Search: Posts Made By: mr_f
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2,650
Posted By mr_f
Re: Some people's children...

For those attempting to keep a tally:

Gary was vague about whether he desired the green coconut margarita or his Barbie-like companion to be "bottoms up".

Chistian is without his trousers,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,791
Posted By mr_f
Re: Tartan 3700 issues, PLEASE!

because you asked:

http://my.boatus.com/consumer/pdf/2009-01-DefectAndItsAftermath.pdf

more info:

http://my.boatus.com/consumer/pdf/2010-12-ItsTheSolutionThatCounts.pdf
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By mr_f
Re: Buying my first boat please help

What circumstances would occur where having a contract before survey end up costing extra money? This has not been my experience in any of several boat or house purchases. The contract is written so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By mr_f
Re: Buying my first boat please help

You forgot a few important steps:

You arrive at the boat and realize it was grossly misrepresented by the ad/broker.

You find another boat to go look at.

Repeat many times.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-26-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,687
Posted By mr_f
Re: Annapolis live-aboard

When I priced ALM and Port A last year, both were nearly the same for a 38' boat (40' slip) once the liveaboard fee was added in (one was slightly cheaper slip, the other slightly cheaper LA fee)....
Forum: Chartering 09-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 3,479
Posted By mr_f
Re: Starting from Scratch, want to bareboat in BVI in the spring...need advice

Here is an oft posted educational video about chartering/anchoring in BVI.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,733
Posted By mr_f
Re: foreign customs and warrants

I don't have any knowledge about warrants and foreign ports, but I do have to say I am growing incredibly curious about your story. A year ago you posted that you were looking for passage out of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,530
Posted By mr_f
Re: New halyard: Sta-Set or Sta-Set X?

I used New England ropes VPC for halyards on my last boat and strongly preferred it to the Sta-Set-X I have on my current. The VPC was far less stiff and much more "winchable".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 3,939
Posted By mr_f
Re: anchor tips to get it to catch?

Apparently this really isn't true.



http://www.petersmith.net.nz/boat-anchors/catenary.php
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-06-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,770
Posted By mr_f
Re: 1981 - Catalina 30' or Sabre 30'?

Random thoughts. Take them for what they are worth.

I may have misunderstood you, but Sabre is still in business and their customer support is excellent (although they are currently not producing...
Forum: herSailNet 04-18-2013
Replies: 355
Views: 23,018
Posted By mr_f
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

My wife and I are relatively new to cruising size boats. She is a more competent sailor than I am, having grown up around boats, and probably should take the "captain" role. She is also smarter than...
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