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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,455
Posted By ClaireFAISE
I dislike being the person that has to say this...

I dislike being the person that has to say this but: Did anyone even read my first post? Only one person answered my question...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,455
Posted By ClaireFAISE
My target demographic are not sailors and my...

My target demographic are not sailors and my objective is not to simulate sailing to a tee. But thank you for your concern.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,455
Posted By ClaireFAISE
That's too bad :( That's why I want to make this...

That's too bad :( That's why I want to make this a leisure game. I know there are way more casual gamers than 'core' gamers and, like me, don't like having to struggle hard to play their game.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,455
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Advice: Making a Sailing Video Game

I'm combining my two loves, game design and sailing, to create a leisure game for portable platforms (phones, tablets, etc).

I'm new to sailing. I just started reading The Complete Sailor (great...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-07-2010
Replies: 436
Views: 58,122
Posted By ClaireFAISE
I'm from San Diego too :) I'm 21. I have no...

I'm from San Diego too :)

I'm 21. I have no boat yet :(
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-07-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,852
Posted By ClaireFAISE
I do not have a boat yet :( I am an unemployed...

I do not have a boat yet :( I am an unemployed college student.

Ideally, I'd love to have a boat like the Westsail 43 (http://www.westsail.org/_family/_ws43/index.html) *drool*

Realistically,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-06-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3,319
Posted By ClaireFAISE
We know more about the surface of the moon than...

We know more about the surface of the moon than we do of the ocean and it's inhabitants.

It is very possible that there are hundreds, even thousands of species of animals in the ocean that we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 4,706
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Netbooks are wonderful! They're dirt cheap, get...

Netbooks are wonderful! They're dirt cheap, get you on the internet, and are about the size of a thin clutch purse.

If I didn't also need to use my computers for heavy graphics work I would...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-27-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Welcome :)

Welcome :)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-27-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By ClaireFAISE
I've had similar revelations in college :]...

I've had similar revelations in college :] They're amazing, aren't they?

Enjoy your new life and welcome to the forums!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-27-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Yeah, it's a pretty male-dominated field. ...

Yeah, it's a pretty male-dominated field.

I've sent a PM back :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-25-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Lessons learned the hard way

Have you ever learned a lesson "the hard way" when it came to sailing?

What was the biggest mistake you've ever made sailing(or related to sailing) and what did you learn from it?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-24-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By ClaireFAISE
It might as well be, haha. It's a surplus army...

It might as well be, haha. It's a surplus army helmet with cyberpunk goggles strapped to them
Forum: Living Aboard   09-22-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 36,688
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Semantics aside... It's interesting how...

Semantics aside...

It's interesting how earth-shattering life changes (like Divorce, as bljones brought up) can reconnect you to your true self and help show you what's really important in life. I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Hahaha, yeah I had a feeling I wasn't going to...

Hahaha, yeah I had a feeling I wasn't going to bump into a lot of young women on this board :P But it's all good, I can kick it with the older gents.

My interests are pretty eclectic so I'm used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,409
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Ohh, I see! A miscommunication on my part, sorry...

Ohh, I see! A miscommunication on my part, sorry :)

Which type of rigging do you find easiest to operate?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By ClaireFAISE
@casioqv - Thank you, and thanks for the...

@casioqv - Thank you, and thanks for the references! Just for fun I did look at boats on Craig's List and I was very surprised at how low the prices were. I was almost certain that even a modest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,409
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Brilliant! Thanks, you two!

Brilliant!

Thanks, you two!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,409
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Thanks! Well, what I've read on the...

Thanks!



Well, what I've read on the junk rig noted that it was unique for having the ability to sail into the wind. But what I read was kind of historical, so perhaps it was comparing it to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,409
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Junk/Sampan rigging vs. Cat rigging

I love the aesthetics of a Sampan rig as well as it's ability to sail against the wind. However, it doesn't seem like they're used much on modern boats.
Why is that? Is there a reason cat rigs are...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-21-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By ClaireFAISE
Smile Hello world!

Hello, all!

I'm 21 and from San Diego, California. I've never owned a boat, but I've been on a couple giant yachts, operated a small motorized fishing boat, and when I was little I rode on a boat...
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