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Search: Posts Made By: logos
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
here it is in short (lol): Logos: Hmmm......

here it is in short (lol):

Logos:
Hmmm... what is the trip really like from someone who has done it this time of year?

Everyone:
Oh my god, don't do it, please, you'll die, oh god help us,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
I really have to point out, Keelhaulin', the...

I really have to point out, Keelhaulin', the arrogance is not mine. I just don't need the fearmongering. Have I claimed to be the world's greatest sailor? Have I claimed to be able to singlehandedly...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
Of course I'm considering it. I am also...

Of course I'm considering it. I am also considering heading to Hawaii first. Then to Japan to see a friend and then home.
As I have said most likely I will be sailing these waters (the southern...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
...furthermore, do you know what question I did...

...furthermore, do you know what question I did ask, Amustad?

I suggest you reread the original post. Do you truck boats for a living? Do you know anything of the local waters in and around...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
...furthermore, the list includes a liferaft with...

...furthermore, the list includes a liferaft with survival kit (see post near bottom of page 1)... please everyone, try to read the posts before you jump in- just a tiny little idea that might be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
...and this kind of scare monguering isn't really...

...and this kind of scare monguering isn't really helpful to anyone let alone an experienced sailor who was wondering what that trip is really like, in otherwords not these vague, fearful stories of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-12-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
Interesting. You are saying the boat had gained...

Interesting. You are saying the boat had gained 800lbs of water, presumably into the fiberglass throughout the boat... Well, I think that if they park it in the desert protected from the sun, it will...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-11-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
the "vapor pressure of water" is not the right...

the "vapor pressure of water" is not the right concept here. Whether water will permeate the fiberglass is unquestionable in or out of water- it is the gelcoat and paint that prevents it. It is just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-11-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
maybe you are thinking too quickly, lol, water...

maybe you are thinking too quickly, lol, water intrusion goes on all the time, sailingdog, with fiberglass boats as you probably know. a boats hull absorbs water unless epoxy coated etc. That is why...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-11-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
Not sure yet. I am moored at the Cabrillo Yacht...

Not sure yet. I am moored at the Cabrillo Yacht Club in San Pedro.Got here on the 4th and took possession of the "Karana" the same day. I have been out twice beyond the breakwater once when gusting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2008
Replies: 285
Views: 78,465
Posted By logos
That's fun, something my hands have touched and...

That's fun, something my hands have touched and others. The craftsmen that worked on that boat were top notch. Seamus, Rick, Adrianne, Todd (not me) and of course Steve, Mike, and Vic and others....
Forum: Living Aboard 11-02-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,704
Posted By logos
I am wondering about boatyards that will haul out...

I am wondering about boatyards that will haul out and charge per month fee so the owner can do work etc.? somewhere in southern california.. long beach... san fran rates are as low as .90ft/day or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2008
Replies: 285
Views: 78,465
Posted By logos
that boat was there when I was... was there for...

that boat was there when I was... was there for it's frenzied completion. Things were tense at the end but the product was superb, farharbour39 "container yacht" and I worked on the 1st production...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2008
Replies: 285
Views: 78,465
Posted By logos
CE... Chemical Engineering? Certified Electrical?...

CE... Chemical Engineering? Certified Electrical? I am sorry but I am not familiar with that abbreviation- Carbon/Epoxy?

Chemical Engineering... just the sciences in college... physics, chemistry...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
dabnis, I will read it. I am quite sure I...

dabnis,

I will read it. I am quite sure I will survey the trip a last time or two and then settle in for the winter.

It is nice down there compared to the Pacific North West winters- long drawn...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
Thank you J36T! That is some useful, first-hand...

Thank you J36T! That is some useful, first-hand information, and that is what I have gathered so far. Looks like a good time to explore that area and gather the boat together. I am neither...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
The yanmar is the key I think as motor sailing or...

The yanmar is the key I think as motor sailing or beating into it. I will carry spare parts of course and am not relying on it but it would make the journey, while sickening, possible in some ways...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
I imagine I will be reefed at anything over 20...

I imagine I will be reefed at anything over 20 and so will have the main reefed or double reefed the whole time past Pt. Conception... and then just tack out a couple hundred miles... the current...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
That is one thing I especially lack knowledge of-...

That is one thing I especially lack knowledge of- The 1978 Hunter is purportedly built stronger than later ones, but will she take, if all is in reasonable condition for a 1978 27', a pounding to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
equipment I think necessary: (don't have a full...

equipment I think necessary: (don't have a full manifest yet) besides all required safety equipment:

back up gps
back up, hand-held, marine radio
offshore personal gear:
suit
vest
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
Oh, about my experience. I am an able bodied...

Oh, about my experience. I am an able bodied sailor. I have sailed primarily the North West Coat and Rivers since I was born and raised here. Father had a boat when I was a lot younger and started...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
I like the pictures! The Columbia River Bar is...

I like the pictures! The Columbia River Bar is the main Crux of this voyage- the other just being the long slog on ship and crew. But the bar is only impassable in a storm or unusually high,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 13,845
Posted By logos
LA to Portland Nov 2008

Hi, picking up a 1978 Hunter 27 in Long Beach, CA and sailing to Portland, OR.

I am considering two courses. Jump from coastal harbour to harbour or head out for the long tack and hope to find...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2008
Replies: 285
Views: 78,465
Posted By logos
hi guys, worked at schooner creek boatworks for a...

hi guys, worked at schooner creek boatworks for a couple of years as the systems engineer/electrician on repairs and new installations/upgrades...

saildog has given the correct procedure-...
Forum: C & C 10-31-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 5,355
Posted By logos
Thank you emptycooler. I will be facing head...

Thank you emptycooler. I will be facing head winds in the 10-20kt range from the extended forecasts and almanac references for this time of year. So wondering, with a foul surface current of up to...
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