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Forum: Living Aboard   09-11-2013
Replies: 412
Views: 107,069
Posted By GregX999
Re: Living aboard - and sex

Just reading through this thread now - I think I found a quote for my signature!



I was there last year, but was not in proper attire. No wonder I had such bad luck. :D
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By GregX999
Buying boats in different countries

I had a hard time trying to find information on this - maybe my search-fu isn't a strong as I'd like to think.

I'm looking for information about buying a boat from a different country (as an U.S....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-21-2009
Replies: 140
Views: 32,014
Posted By GregX999
I'd love to see some photos of this - just to get...

I'd love to see some photos of this - just to get a better idea of what it involved. It sounds like a great idea.

Greg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By GregX999
Thanks Xort, I'll look it up. Edit: It now...

Thanks Xort, I'll look it up.

Edit: It now on my Amazon wishlist. :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By GregX999
Thanks wind_magic! I think I understand most of...

Thanks wind_magic! I think I understand most of what you're saying. Except I am confused about...



You say "if a TV uses 30 watts"... how do you know how many watts it uses? And is that "per...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-12-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By GregX999
Question Running engines for electric power

I hope this is the right area to ask this...

How can one determine how long an engine has to run (to recharge batteries) in order to provide enough power to run an electric appliance for a certain...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-18-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,740
Posted By GregX999
Thanks for all the advice guys! wind_magic -...

Thanks for all the advice guys!

wind_magic - I DO realize cruising isn't all margaritas and sunsets. I've read a few books (by L. & L. Pardy and by Annie Hill) - so I realize (at a purely logical...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,740
Posted By GregX999
Learning to cruise and live aboard

Hey all,

Ok, so I'm looking at the possibility of being able to buy a sailboat (28-34 footer) to live on and cruise sometime this coming summer.

I've taken some basic ASA sailing classes a...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-04-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,587
Posted By GregX999
Running backstay... got it! Thanks! When...

Running backstay... got it! Thanks!

When tacking/jibing, do they need winches, or is just a good tug and a cleat of some sort? (Assuming a 25-35 boat.)

It seems you would need to *really* let...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-04-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,587
Posted By GregX999
What's that "rear stay" on a gaff rig?

If you look at this pic, you can see, what looks to me, to me some sort of stay going from the mast to the hull about halfway between the mast and the stern.
...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-19-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 3,323
Posted By GregX999
Benford Dory (like Badger)

Hi all,

Has anyone here have any experience with any of the "Sailing Dory" line from designer Jay Benford (like "Badger" from Annie Hill's book "Voyaging on a Small Income")?

The only info I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-10-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 7,139
Posted By GregX999
Nor'Sea 27 - aft cabin useful?

Hi all,

I've been looking at cruising sailboats in the 27'-29' range and the Nor'Sea 27 is one of the ones at the top of my list due to it's reputation as blue-water boat (and also its looks -...
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