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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,123
Posted By Sailmon
Jumping in....

I am going to go ahead and chime in, even if only to echo what others have said. I was where you are and am about finished with my goal of restoring a boat to go cruising.
I believe determination...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-03-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Sailmon
:| Thanks for sharing.

:|
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Sailmon
do yourself a favor...

Avoid California Sailing Academy in Marina del Rey AT ALL COSTS. They are the most unprofessional operation I have seen. Plus they have (3) boats that are so neglected they shouldn't be sailed....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-30-2012
Replies: 4
  New guy
Views: 308
Posted By Sailmon
Re: New guy

Welcome!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,646
Posted By Sailmon
Re: How to cruise reading

Just get the guy a Chapmans. He will have all the information handy and a realistic look at what he needs to learn.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-29-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Sailmon
Re: Best Dinghy for a Sailing School?

You are correct! My apologies.:o
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Sailmon
Re: New sailor in Murrieta, CA

Hey we all get to start somewhere. Enjoy. GET A GOOD SURVEY!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-28-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 15,553
Posted By Sailmon
Run. Run fast.

Run. Run fast.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-28-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Sailmon
Catalina 22 Capri. Tradewinds sailing school in...

Catalina 22 Capri. Tradewinds sailing school in San Francisco has about 8 of em. Simple. Easy to fix and find parts for. Inexpensive
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-28-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 2,663
Posted By Sailmon
Ah the unbridled enthusiasm of dreams! How they...

Ah the unbridled enthusiasm of dreams! How they shed reality and carry our hearts through the despair of unknowing.
I can advise because a few years ago I was in exactly the same situation. I, too...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Sailmon
Re: New sailor in Murrieta, CA

Why not try lessons, first? Boats are a serious investment both in terms of time and money. Plus there's the issue of safety. Before you begin with a purchase i would take a huge step back and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-24-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 960
Posted By Sailmon
Re: A little over my head

Free. But if you must buy, Lifeline makes the best batteries.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-24-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 960
Posted By Sailmon
Re: A little over my head

Youll be on info overload for about a year. Relax. Take a little time to figure out where your leaks are coming from. Spend some time reading and ask a lot of questions. Start yourself a list,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Sailmon
Re: New Newbie

Welcome. You're among friends. We all started somewhere!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,835
Posted By Sailmon
ooh I'll take two, please.

Preferrably with some brains, bewbs, and money! Haha
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 9,869
Posted By Sailmon
Ah if it were only true...

I give Beneteau owners a LOT of room in the bay area. Mainly because they usually sail without navigating properly. :|
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By Sailmon
Re: VSC examiner in Alameda, CA

I recommend giving Tradewinds in Richmond a call. They have an instructor who is a great guy and will do the inspection. Not sure if he goes to Alameda but if not he will tell you who your local...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-08-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By Sailmon
Re: SF Bay at it's best/worst yesterday

I was in Emery Cove plugging away on my varnish. I heard several reports of harrowing experiences on the bay that day. The guy next to me in a Catalina 38 came back with his hair standing on end...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-08-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Sailmon
Re: Total newbie

Welcome! You'll find a lot of good info here.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   03-02-2012
Replies: 228
Views: 29,379
Posted By Sailmon
Why I use the Cruisers Forum Android app

I have both loaded on my machine. I find the sailnet program cumbersome to use. For one I must log in each time. This is not that sensitive a site. Second when I do actually remember my username/pwd...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By Sailmon
I personally go with Quantam. They make...

I personally go with Quantam. They make excellent products. There are many out there but it really depends on what type of sailing are you going to do.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Sailmon
I use it almost daily. Great app. Still buggy....

I use it almost daily. Great app. Still buggy. Can't select notifications, shows daily message repeatedly then gives an error code when shut down. Absolutely dislike how much screen real estate is...
Forum: Morgan   08-14-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,340
Posted By Sailmon
I would love to see what you find. I'm about to...

I would love to see what you find. I'm about to embark on the same project.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-06-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By Sailmon
don't do it

My guess is you will come to understand the TRUE cost of owning a yacht only after you buy it. My suggestion is to not buy it. Learn to sail, research, and make a sound decision based on what you...
Forum: Chartering   08-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 4,283
Posted By Sailmon
go early

I suggest getting there on Thursday. If you arrive on Friday you will find all the good moorings taken.
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