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Search: Posts Made By: CoastalEddie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
It's been... Well, it's just been.

The offensive part of Banshi's original missive, to which I was referring above, and to which there has yet to be a public Admin. response:



From Brian's PM to me, 0828 this morning:



...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
Huh? What about the northern Channel...

Huh?

What about the northern Channel Islands from the harbors south of Pt. Conception; or Port San Luis, Morro Bay, and San Simeon if you start in either Port San Luis or Morro Bay? If one is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By CoastalEddie
Cool wind animation

The following are the hourly frames from the Southern California Wind Analysis as a low-pressure system blew through today. The 2300 UTC frame is missing for some reason, but other than that you get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
I would be glad to, barring any more racist...

I would be glad to, barring any more racist posts. I realize that as an Admin., you have the power, and the responsibility, to moderate the tone of this discussion. On the other hand, you might want...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By CoastalEddie
Nope. Registered with the DMV or documented with...

Nope. Registered with the DMV or documented with the CG, the tax bill still comes from the Tax Assessor's office of the county in which the boat is kept.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
I always felt safest diving IN the kelp forest....

I always felt safest diving IN the kelp forest. I've never seen any big sharks actually in the kelp. Although, I have heard of sea otters getting chomped by Great Whites. so maybe the kelp isn't as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,203
Posted By CoastalEddie
I simply took the handle off of the seacock and...

I simply took the handle off of the seacock and tossed it in a drawer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
And Banshi, before you say it, I know, you don't...

And Banshi, before you say it, I know, you don't have anything against anyone, as long as they sound, and look, and act like you, right?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
Well, well...a racist calling others "Nazi". Why...

Well, well...a racist calling others "Nazi". Why am I not surprised?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
What's the big fuss? ...

What's the big fuss?

http://www.boatus.com/gov/GA005FLAnchoring.pdf
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,426
Posted By CoastalEddie
Huh? I've never really understood why some...

Huh?

I've never really understood why some people are afraid to swim in and around kelp. It doesn't bite. And those old myths about getting tangled in a little kelp and drowning are just that,...
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-19-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 4,419
Posted By CoastalEddie
Bubble, To tame a hanked-on jib, JohnR's...

Bubble,

To tame a hanked-on jib, JohnR's suggestion is what most people do. However, I would pull the sail out of the bag before you left the dock and just hank the sail on, attach the halyard,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-15-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By CoastalEddie
And, since Siamese posted this dead-on insight,...

And, since Siamese posted this dead-on insight, this thread had made SOOOOO much progress toward a resolution. Perhaps, first, we should take on a conflict in which the opposing parties are slightly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,744
Posted By CoastalEddie
Since the screw-head twisted off it's a safe bet...

Since the screw-head twisted off it's a safe bet that the threads are seized, making almost any method of extracting the screw dicy, at best. I've never had much luck with small easy-outs; it's very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 5,374
Posted By CoastalEddie
The sink on my Cal 2-27 isn't completely useless,...

The sink on my Cal 2-27 isn't completely useless, but COOL is right, one can't really wash dishes in it. My SOP is to use a Rubbermaid dishpan, like this:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-15-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 5,374
Posted By CoastalEddie
Here's your sink. It will also double as a bilge...

Here's your sink. It will also double as a bilge pump, a laundry, a temporary spot to stow some gear, and (if you flip it upside-down) an extra seat when you have everyone on the boat to swap sailing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By CoastalEddie
That's nuthin'. A fellow named Greg Morris sailed...

That's nuthin'. A fellow named Greg Morris sailed the Singlehanded Transpac several times on a boat named Color Blind. It was (is?) lavender above the waterline, had a lime-green bottom, and a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-14-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By CoastalEddie
When I bought my current boat, I didn't think...

When I bought my current boat, I didn't think that the survey I paid for was all that great. Trusting a "survey-once-removed"??? I don't think so.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-14-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 6,269
Posted By CoastalEddie
Nope. It be an Origo 2000 just like this...

Nope.

It be an Origo 2000 just like this one, except with potholders (and spilled coffee, a bit of dried up minestrone, some unidentifiable crusty stuff, etc., etc., etc).
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-14-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 6,269
Posted By CoastalEddie
Huh, I must be weird (a safe bet, if ever there...

Huh, I must be weird (a safe bet, if ever there was one). I use my flush-mounted Origo on my Cal 2-27 all the time.
Forum: Good Old Boat 01-14-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 20,811
Posted By CoastalEddie
One thing that can help to prevent cracking in...

One thing that can help to prevent cracking in both Plexiglass and Lexan is to anneal each piece after ALL the machining (holes drilled, edges rounded, everything) is completed. Preferably, if the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By CoastalEddie
Cat 30s are a fairly popular live aboard here in...

Cat 30s are a fairly popular live aboard here in Southern California. They aren't really blue water boats (nor, were they designed or built to be). However, with a bit of beefing up, and cautious...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-14-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By CoastalEddie
I've wondered about that myself. I think that the...

I've wondered about that myself. I think that the Rule Pump must have some sort of circuit protection built in that automatically opened the circuit after 20 seconds or so, and then reset itself a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-13-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,870
Posted By CoastalEddie
That's one reason a boat should have two battery...

That's one reason a boat should have two battery banks. If the bilge pump is directly hooked up to one, and the pump winds up activating enough to drain that one, the other bank should still be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-13-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By CoastalEddie
Well, they do heel a little. And, it gets really...

Well, they do heel a little. And, it gets really exciting when they heel more than a little.
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