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Search: Posts Made By: DoctorK
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-23-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,811
Posted By DoctorK
I think that when London said "sailor are born",...

I think that when London said "sailor are born", he meant that people are born loving the open water and the excitement of taming the wind. He wasn't implying that you pop out of your mother with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By DoctorK
I'm not sure the ICW is the best place to learn...

I'm not sure the ICW is the best place to learn to sail. I would say truck it down and then take some day trips with some experienced crew on board.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 4,561
Posted By DoctorK
I have always deflated the dink for long...

I have always deflated the dink for long passages. It's safer (your dink won't get swamped) and faster (less resistance). The best place I have found to inflate is on top of the main hatch and it...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 08-20-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 1,728
Posted By DoctorK
"Obfuscation"???? Obfuscation is the...

"Obfuscation"????

Obfuscation is the concealment of intended meaning in communication, making communication confusing, intentionally ambiguous, and more difficult to interpret.

thank you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By DoctorK
awesome. wish i was there.

awesome. wish i was there.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-20-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By DoctorK
As far as the Bahamas, you usually only see one...

As far as the Bahamas, you usually only see one anchor. The right anchor and rode will hold you just fine. However, there is that thing called the "Bahamian Moor", which is two anchors off the bow...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-20-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By DoctorK
Welcome! I do not personally know of any groups,...

Welcome! I do not personally know of any groups, but I'm sure there's someone on here that can get you in touch with some. Now that you've done a bunch of reading, you just need to pick yourself up...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 08-20-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 1,728
Posted By DoctorK
Rep Power????

what is this Rep Power thing in the upper right corner of every post?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-20-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By DoctorK
im trying to get my post count up too. So i'm...

im trying to get my post count up too. So i'm just gonna do a little hijacking....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 1,778
Posted By DoctorK
thank you puddin. we were all thinking it, but...

thank you puddin. we were all thinking it, but someone needed to say it
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-19-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By DoctorK
Welcome. And I second that, we do have a nice...

Welcome. And I second that, we do have a nice forum!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By DoctorK
as far as the food goes, I'll take the Fray...

as far as the food goes, I'll take the Fray Bentos. On a three day crossing, the only "real" meal we ate was Fray Bentos and man was it good after a few days of sandwiches and granola bars.

As...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,643
Posted By DoctorK
Gus - Good luck to you and your sailing...

Gus -

Good luck to you and your sailing adventures. Like I'm sure you've heard before and will see repeated over and over again on this forum, you should look into some sailing classes and read...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-19-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,526
Posted By DoctorK
Sorry Tammy, you're a bit too old for me. [EDIT]

Sorry Tammy, you're a bit too old for me. [EDIT]
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 08-19-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By DoctorK
I use chrome with no ad issues at all. There ya...

I use chrome with no ad issues at all. There ya go Google, my shameless plug for one of your products.

P.S. buy an Android phone.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-17-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By DoctorK
I couldn't imagine it being too safe. I'm just...

I couldn't imagine it being too safe. I'm just trying to figure out how it is more practical to grill off the bow as opposed to the stern, where I, and I imagine, everyone else does it. It seems...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,527
Posted By DoctorK
"211,000-gallon fuel capacity"???? No wonder gas...

"211,000-gallon fuel capacity"???? No wonder gas prices are high...this thing is keeping the supply low.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By DoctorK
Injury at Sea

I'm just curious who here has been injured on a long passage. Obviously if it's life threatening, you'd be yelling for help, but what about broken fingers, deep cuts, etc. How did you deal with it?...
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