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Search: Posts Made By: jswwrites
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-15-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By jswwrites
Thanks!

I appreciate the info. We will probably not go much north this year, as we get used to the area (enough excitement where we are for now!), but some friends in the MD area were concerned as they...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-15-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By jswwrites
Shoaling in NC ICW at N River??

On another site there has been a secondhand report of significant shoaling in the NC ICW North River, south of Coinjoick (see http://www.cruisersnet.net, click on North Carolina link). Anyone have...
Forum: herSailNet 10-18-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 4,759
Posted By jswwrites
Here's one from the female persuasion... I grew...

Here's one from the female persuasion... I grew up sailing, so love heeling, etc. However, a lot of women a) like control, b) don't like to feel OUT of control, and c) feel physically insecure in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By jswwrites
happens a lot...and frustrating mostly, like...

happens a lot...and frustrating mostly, like sailaway says, when you've written a reply and it just goes away! Like those dropped call commercials...ARGH.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,107
Posted By jswwrites
I agree with Vasco - 10 days isn't very long for...

I agree with Vasco - 10 days isn't very long for that trip in a sailboat, esp if you have to wait on weather. We always hopped over from West Palm to Freeport overnight, then on to the Abacos as soon...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By jswwrites
pressurized water system

I'm clueless here... Our Newport 33 has a hot water heater that I guarantee has never been used. It also does have pressurized water for the galley sink, but not for a shower. That's a foot pump...
Forum: Newport 10-10-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 2,138
Posted By jswwrites
Haven't heard of it around NC, but we don't have...

Haven't heard of it around NC, but we don't have a ton of Newports. Our 33 had the forestay shear last week, but we didn't lose the mast. :o)
Forum: Provisioning 10-08-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 3,894
Posted By jswwrites
When we spent the summer in the Bahamas, we...

When we spent the summer in the Bahamas, we brought about 50 cans of heart of palm, one of my favorite snacks (a little oregano, pepper, oil and vinegar - yum!). We didn't worry too much about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-06-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By jswwrites
Here in Beaufort for the weekend...not great...

Here in Beaufort for the weekend...not great sailing, with this cold front! Hope it'll be nicer for the secret rendevous. :o)
Forum: Newport 10-05-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,511
Posted By jswwrites
Great day! Our Newport 33 is on its way up here...

Great day! Our Newport 33 is on its way up here to NC from FL (captain reported crossing the SC border today - yay!). Looking forward to some similar days aboard. :oD
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-04-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By jswwrites
If we're in Beaufort that weekend I'll try to...

If we're in Beaufort that weekend I'll try to come over - that would be fun!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-03-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By jswwrites
We would love to come send you off! We can't make...

We would love to come send you off! We can't make the trip, but it would be great to chat about yours... Do you all live in Beaufort, or are you just congregating there prior to the 11/1 launch? My...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 10-03-2006
Replies: 150
Views: 27,833
Posted By jswwrites
Sounds lovely! Our long cruise to the Bahamas...

Sounds lovely! Our long cruise to the Bahamas (way back when!) was in the summer, and just a wonderful time. I hope that we will be able to do similar trips with some/all of our kids, although we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-29-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,486
Posted By jswwrites
Is Ipe another of the hardwoods that greys? I...

Is Ipe another of the hardwoods that greys? I have some outdoor furniture made out of one of those, but it's not teak or ipe...

I was wondering about a composite like Trex (sp?). Our deck has held...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,486
Posted By jswwrites
Teak vs fiberglass sole?

The cabin sole of the Bandera was originally all teak. After the "hurricane summer" in FL in 2004, when water got in and stayed in a couple of weeks before the boat could be hauled and all that, the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By jswwrites
So here's the deal, understanding that I am in no...

So here's the deal, understanding that I am in no way mechanical but I DO have a very good mechanic (vehicles) on my full time staff here. So I got him to talk to the captain, who told him the deal:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By jswwrites
Unhinged mechanic

As some of you know, my grandmother gave me her Newport 33, which is in FL, and I have been getting it prepared to be transported to NC. I have spent $3500 with a repair service, my mantra being...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-26-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By jswwrites
If you don't start on a shoestring, you end up on...

If you don't start on a shoestring, you end up on one, I've discovered! I've dropped $5k in the last month, which doesn't include insurance or dock fees. And I don't live aboard! Hoping that's the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-22-2006
Replies: 77
Views: 9,294
Posted By jswwrites
A new boat is like a new car...sail it off the...

A new boat is like a new car...sail it off the "lot" and it's worth 30% less than 5 minutes ago. Sure, it's got warranties and new teak smell and all that. And I guess, just like a new car, if you've...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-21-2006
Replies: 3,269
Views: 455,728
Posted By jswwrites
Central coastal NC (Cape Lookout, Oriental, ICW)

Central coastal NC (Cape Lookout, Oriental, ICW)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By jswwrites
That's just scary...

That's just scary...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-16-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By jswwrites
I googled "sail school caribbean" and a lot came...

I googled "sail school caribbean" and a lot came up. Here's one that's $1600/week/student. Don't know anything about it, just post it as an example!
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By jswwrites
Good suggestions...I also like the "hybrid"...

Good suggestions...I also like the "hybrid" approach, as it gets the boat up here in reasonable time, and allows for problems along the way. If the capt can't take as much time as this might take...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By jswwrites
Electrical System Upgrade...

Moving this from another thread where we got off topic!

Question from camaraderie was to examine my needs so that we can design an electrical system to meet our needs.

JSW...if you don't...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-15-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 7,560
Posted By jswwrites
What I do know... 1. At first we'll use the...

What I do know...
1. At first we'll use the boats for weekends, as the rest of the family learns to sail and I refresh with some ASA courses. We would like to do a week or two along the ICW, but,...
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