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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By Sixpak
Re: More newbie questions

1. Online course? Dunno about that but Youtube videos were great for figuring out a few basics. Nothing like having a real sailor aboard to show you the ropes.

2. I have a 23 footer and no...
Forum: Cruising Videos   11-07-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,535
Posted By Sixpak
Re: NEW Sailing documentary, movie

I thought something was sketchy just reading the thread and seeing how both "members" were new.

Oh yeah. Using the current version of chrome, your site looks horrible. That's "definitely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Sixpak
Re: The end of the season bug has bitten

No title necessary for a trailer under 2500 lbs. I had a title from Virginia and the DMV refused to give me a Jersey one. As far as the boat, I had a title so unsure of getting the boat transferred...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   08-29-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,435
Posted By Sixpak
Re: New York to Cape May ok for beginners?

I just bought a boat this month, been doing some prep work and am splashing her down this coming week (yay for vacation time!). I'll be keeping my little 23 foot boat in Manahawkin and I swear...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Sixpak
Re: "Other" sailing mags

Soooo many good magazines (digital or otherwise). Thanks everybody!
Forum: Provisioning   08-05-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,528
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Provisioning for a small boat

You just made my mouth water. :D
Forum: Cruising Videos   08-05-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,360
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Celebrating Two Years of Sailing in the South Pacific

Great video! It's wonderful that some people actually get to accomplish their dream!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Py26

Congrats on a great purchase. I second the recommendation of the Paceship forums. There is a real wealth of information there.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 10,293
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

You should learn on just one popsicle stick and only move up after you've spent a few years on that.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-20-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Sixpak
Need Eyes in Cambridge, MD

If anyone happens to be hanging out and about the Cambridge Yacht Club in Maryland, I sure would appreciate them eyeballing a craigslist boat. There's an Ericson 27 there I'd be interested in but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-29-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,292
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Boat sale and SELLER finance issues?

This, this, this! If you can't get a clear title then you could end up spending a bunch of money without ever actually owning the boat. If it were me, I wouldn't spend another dime, you sure do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Catalina Video Up!

Caught the video at the job so couldn't listen, but the videography work was nicely done. Brought a smile to my face. Thanks for sharing a great vid.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-22-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,018
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Bought the first sailboat!!

Congrats on your boat. My wife made us buy a camper. Lol. Gonna try to stash a few bucks for the fall and scoop something up.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-21-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,769
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Your boat or mine?

Her website is still "coming soon".
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-15-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,455
Posted By Sixpak
Re: What is the best beginner sailing book ?

I loved this. Bought for my kindle for a bit of light reading. Read it non stop until I was finished. I just couldn't put it down. Great story and I'm sure a few of us can relate.

Well maybe...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-22-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,412
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Is this a good deal?

Waiting for an update from the OP. In the meantime I just looked at a $700 22 Catalina. The first hint something was awry was the 2x4s in the interior of the bow wedged in to stop the deck from...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-28-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,071
Posted By Sixpak
Re: New Old Boat

I third the recommendation on Don Casey's book. I'm also anticipating some photos soon :0
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 34,963
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

This has been an extremely informative thread. As a complete novice to the world of sailing and a potential boat owner in the "nearish" future, this thread has been quite informative.

Like others...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-03-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 3,046
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Lack of Confidence

This thread is just so full of useful advice! I just wanted to comment and say a big thanks to all the contributors. I've been looking at boats recently and budget demands that it will be a 70's or...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-02-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By Sixpak
Re: So..where will you be....

Stuck at home until my wife gets there. Then time to go hang with the extended family. On dry land... Ugh.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-26-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Spotless Stainless/Some Products Just Work!

Man, that's impressive! So being the amazonaholic that I am, I found a link...

A Quart for $32.99, also available in pint size...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-24-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 34,963
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

Jim, that is absolutely beautiful!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-24-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By Sixpak
Re: a little advice please catalina 25

I think you guys are being too harsh. How much is he offering you to haul the boat away?

On a serious note, I've been hunting down my own boat and right now it is very definitely a buyers...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-20-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Sixpak
Re: Well - ahoy, I guess?

Just wanted to say a quick welcome as well. I'm 48 with a family completely uninterested in my newest addiction. Don't really matter, as long as I'm still moving, I'll keep doing the things that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-19-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 6,891
Posted By Sixpak
Re: How NOT to tie a cleat hitch

That's a neat 30 second video! Thanks!
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