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Forum: Apps & Authors   4 Days Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 2,373
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Waterway Guide Beats Active Captain

I must be too old school. What is Actove Captain and Waterway Guide? Are they something like a crowd sourced coast pilot??

MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 2,290
Posted By MedSailor
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

Perhaps the demons have been exercised from the boat. I moved the 30lb tool bag far away from the compass and took the boat out and used the Autopilot when there was plenty of sea room for "Crazy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 10,544
Posted By kwaltersmi
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,806
Posted By Zanshin
Re: Single handed sailing in BVI

I started singlehanded sailing in the BVI years back, on an ex-Sunsail Jeanneau 43DS. This is now my 4th boat and I'm still singlehanding in the Caribbean (this note comes from Deep Bay in Antigua,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By capt jgwinks
Re: Logging sea time (Captains-your input please!)

I've never heard of them asking for logs to support pleasure boat time. There is no requirement to keep a log, therefore it would be unreasonable for them to demand to examine one. Commercial...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,273
Posted By krisscross
Re: Most moronic rationalization for bigger boat

If you really want to get a bigger boat you have to sound more convincing. Like, "On a bigger boat we could have a separate cabin for your mother".
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By Tempest
Re: Logging sea time (Captains-your input please!)

Yes, you just submit a sea service form. and proof of ownership of a vessel.
If you haven't owned the vessel for the entire period of time you are submitting you're going to have to get the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By overbored
Re: Sail Drives?

Wow, now we have Saildrive "wives tails" . lets see how many ways we can make up stories about what is going to happen if you have a Saildrive. Sorry to disappoint guys but the tails are just not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By MedSailor
MedSailor's first weekend out...

It's getting close to a year since I bought my new boat, and after all the trials and tribulations, it was finally time to go out with the family and take our first cruise!

The engine has been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,686
Posted By Stumble
Re: Chain Plates

Any corrosion would be negligible at the worst at least as between the titanium and stainless. Between the stainless and aluminium you might get some. But I think they are sleeved with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2015
Replies: 24
  Poll: Cruising Gear
Views: 1,477
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Cruising Gear

I want everything on the boat - including cold Margarettas, hot senoritas, TV, Radar, Internet, flush toilet, shower, hot and cold running water, refrigerator/freezer, Heat Pump, dinghy, generator,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2015
Replies: 262
Views: 20,803
Posted By TakeFive
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Nobody makes you watch.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2015
Replies: 262
Views: 20,803
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Just used a go pro for the first time on sailing vacation. Took a bunch of random 5sec to 60sec vids.

Had no idea what I was doing really. When home, I strung them all together into one big...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-09-2015
Replies: 63
Views: 10,544
Posted By svtaipan
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

In case you are still interested .....We have owned a Kaufman 49 since 2001. purchased Australia. Currently in Bahamas. We have done over 100,000 sea miles and love this boat. Keen to contact other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By the_abuse
Re: For sale: Ideal windlass, B&G gauges, misc

theres a really good group on facebook called sailboat swap i have had good luck on it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,686
Posted By Stumble
Re: Chain Plates

It's getting there. What is really sad is that if a major retailer would pick it up you could realistically get Ti fasteners for not much more than stainless. Like 10% more than high quality 316...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 32,352
Posted By svHyLyte
Nicro Day-Night 2000 solar vent repair-Final Report

Well--It is now 2-1/2 years since making our home-cooked repair/upgrade to our Day-Night Solar Vent (see Post #42) and, as previously reported, other than a slight burp caused by the formation of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2015
Replies: 262
Views: 20,803
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

If you're fed up, don't watch the movies. Simple really.

Oh - and your post just took up 320 bytes in the "data center storage memory". Text-based selfie?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2015
Replies: 262
Views: 20,803
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Dude - I'm always aimless!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,379
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

I think he is talking about "hanking on" a sail over the foil with the soft shackles kind of the same way hanks woudl work over the forstay. It would not roll in, but he could perhaps use a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,379
Posted By newhaul
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

For some other ideas look at the attachments for storm sails over furler gear
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 3,969
Posted By newhaul
Re: Greatest fear?

Single handed falling overboard offshore
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,766
Posted By Faster
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

Mark.. in many cases when the test points are close together with practice it's works well to hold both probes 'chopstick fashion' in one hand, leaving the other hand free to hold the meter or the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,766
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

Battery Powered Milwaukee Right Angle Drill. With a winch bit it converts all 11 winches on the boat to "electric". Absent the winch bit, it is a great power grinder, sander, polisher. It is, of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 6,808
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Question regarding Rocna Anchor's Roll Bar

SeaMar over on the fisherman's terminal side of ballard has them. The have a nice selection of high quality shackles with bolts and cotter pins built in to secure the main shackle pin. They're...
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