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Search: Posts Made By: lharmon
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-03-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 4,996
Posted By lharmon
The primary use for our chartplotter is as a...

The primary use for our chartplotter is as a bookend on our shelves. It does it's job well.

Most of our sailing is daylight and we are primarily paper chart users. We rarely have it on due to the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-21-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,656
Posted By lharmon
collision is actually an allision

When a vessel strikes a fixed object with force the vessel is said to have allided or the incident is referred to as an allision rather than a collision. Collision is when neither vessel is fixed in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By lharmon
Missing Catamaran

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,901
Posted By lharmon
You are incredible. Thanks for another wonderful...

You are incredible. Thanks for another wonderful lesson.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By lharmon
jackytdunaway is right. Simply remove your output...

jackytdunaway is right. Simply remove your output line and replace it with the pump running and you should have pressure.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-15-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1,652
Posted By lharmon
I have to vote for wool. A good Merino wool...

I have to vote for wool. A good Merino wool blanket is softer than fleece and won't start to smell nearly as fast either (antimicrobial naturally). They are fast drying, warm if wet, but expensive....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2009
Replies: 180
Views: 11,867
Posted By lharmon
Que o Senhor encha o seu justo velas com o vento,...

Que o Senhor encha o seu justo velas com o vento, a apoiar o seu casco, em convidativo mar, guia as mãos em direção ao afilho locais agradáveis e levar pra casa, para um porto seguro e amorosa.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2009
Replies: 180
Views: 11,867
Posted By lharmon
Alex; Obrigado por todos os seus grandes...

Alex;

Obrigado por todos os seus grandes informações que têm partilhado. Carma é carma. Seu é forte para todos os dons que passar ao longo, o quanto você ama e cuidado, e porque muitas pessoas...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By lharmon
In buildings 40-50% rh is often considered to be...

In buildings 40-50% rh is often considered to be the ideal range. Over 60% mold can grow and conditions that are too dry can help support dust mites and other allergens. 30% is low but I do not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,364
Posted By lharmon
wcheveron;<O:p</O:p <O:p</O:p I use an...

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I use an old climbing harness and two ascenders. One ascender attaches to the harness and one goes to a footboard that both my feet stay on for ease of standing. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By lharmon
If you need parts for your Merrimans, Rig-Rite...

If you need parts for your Merrimans, Rig-Rite Inc. - Masts, Booms, Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats. (http://www.rigrite.com) does stock some parts for your #3's. They are very helpful and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By lharmon
No I just couldn't resist! Too bad I wasn't going...

No I just couldn't resist! Too bad I wasn't going to the boat till tomorrow. Otherwise I might have had a bulkhead mount shot.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By lharmon
This option doesn't require cutting any holes and...

This option doesn't require cutting any holes and is readable from below. All you need to do is detach it from the included adhesive mounting strip. It is also removable when you are away from the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-01-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By lharmon
Our current boat was raced by a little old lady...

Our current boat was raced by a little old lady who had sailed for many years. She retired from sailing in her low 80's and sold the boat to the people we bought it from.

The assymeterical...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 3,190
Posted By lharmon
I use the Steiner 7X50 Observer Binoculars with...

I use the Steiner 7X50 Observer Binoculars with the interal compass. They are wonderful for triangulating - it's almost like cheating. They are very good in low light and were not too expensive. By...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 5,358
Posted By lharmon
I have to take exception to the slow and gimicky...

I have to take exception to the slow and gimicky character boats statement by Jeff_H. I was fortunate enough to take a sail on one and was amazed at the sail power it carries. Granted it is not a...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-22-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By lharmon
Patti I had not sailed much in many years...

Patti

I had not sailed much in many years when I bought a 30' keelboat for my family. I went down to Blue Water Sailing School before I attempted to deliver the boat +/- 200 miles to where we...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-18-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By lharmon
Sailorman I just want to say how wonderful...

Sailorman

I just want to say how wonderful you are for helping others. You may start something around here. If I was a little closer I'd run down to LI. But it's a good 5 hours from here. But I'd...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-18-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,122
Posted By lharmon
I hate to break up a good battery argument. But,...

I hate to break up a good battery argument. But, I believe the original poster said they have 2 batteries that are two years old. Why replace them. We cruise 3, 4, 5. sometimes six days on one large...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By lharmon
Riding Sail

We use a riding sail every few weeks. You need to be sure and position it to one side or the other. We usuallly direct the riding sail's tack line to our starboard genoa track. This pulls the sail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,219
Posted By lharmon
Siamese; Congratulations! Halekai really...

Siamese;

Congratulations! Halekai really put some wonderful stuff together for us. Doing the hull is my #1 priority for next season. This year has been full of other maintenance items.

How...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-15-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By lharmon
After a long 20+ year hiatus from sailing I...

After a long 20+ year hiatus from sailing I decided to go to a school before buying a keel boat for my family. I chose Blue Water Sailing School in FL. They were wonderful. The live aboard format...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,439
Posted By lharmon
How old? Our children are now 4 & 6 so I...

How old?

Our children are now 4 & 6 so I can remember a little. I remember using the V-berth for naps with cushions and netting blocking the escape route. Blankets locked the kid in place.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By lharmon
No way. It's not time to retire that beauty. ...

No way. It's not time to retire that beauty.

Make the sucker sink or fold in half under you. That boat has nice lines. It needs a little TLC. So what, Our Dyer dink was sinking daily last summer-...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 05-11-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By lharmon
If I head to Toronto this summer I'll send you a...

If I head to Toronto this summer I'll send you a PM and maybe you can show me the virtues of a Catalina. My trips are sporadic. I have a client up that way and occassionally visit the area. The...
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