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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 644
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By jppp
Beautiful Alberg on the cover of GOB is

also on ebay? She looks sweet. Just sayin'

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PEARSON-ALBERG-SAILBOAT-1963-35-Superb-condition-/291409632273?forcerrptr=true&hash=item43d95e1c11&item=291409632273&pt=Sailboats
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-12-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By jppp
Re: Diesel engine strange problem

I had a similar experience. Engine would run all day if needed and then when I would throttle back for what ever reason engine would slow and stall. Very inconvenient when approaching a dock. Problem...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-28-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By jppp
Re: Daysailer as reasonable re-entry boat in Hudson River, single-handed or w company

Rhodes 19 is a great idea. I have a friend who sails one out of Peekskill YC.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By jppp
Re: Weird weird july weather.....

Took the sunfish out Monday. It was blowin' like stink. I didn't know a sunfish would plane. Beam reach with gusts in the 20's it does. Then I texted this info to a friend with a Vanguard 15. He...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By jppp
Re: Weird weird july weather.....

Yeah, isn't it great?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-29-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,866
Posted By jppp
Re: sailing / passing another sailboat etiquette

If your close enough on the windward side, throw an old snap shackle or the like high on the mainsail. Watch with delight as it slides down and lands in the cockpit Causing all kinds of mayhem. Now...
Forum: Racing   05-25-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By jppp
Re: Stamford Block Island race

I've got Frers 33 on the brain right now. Hoping one will be the next boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By jppp
Re: New take on wind energy?

Ok this girl on letterman shows her science project, a flashlight that uses the warmth of the human hand to produce electricity. And I have one of these electric fans that sits on the wood stove that...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-27-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 13,206
Posted By jppp
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-11-2014
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,994,455
Posted By jppp
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Wouldn't the windward fin act like an elevator when heeled and lift or dive the stern?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By jppp
Re: For the couple who just cannot decide between RV or boat

Does that qualify for the Interesting Boat Thread?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-06-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 469,521
Posted By jppp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Two kinds of shanks out there. Lower Hind and foreshanks. Foreshanks much wider on the cut side and make a better presentation as they can be stood up with bone in the air. Ok, i'm gunna stop.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-06-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 469,521
Posted By jppp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

If you like vinegar in cooking, Filipino Pork or chicken Adobo. Insane. I knew who my wife would be after she fed me Pork Adobo on second date. Also a Loire Valley dish called Chicken Fricandeau uses...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-06-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 469,521
Posted By jppp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-06-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 469,521
Posted By jppp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

We sear the shanks in duck fat. Pumps the umami factor.
The Lentils de Puy are the small french ones. They hold their shape when cooked. We serve them with house cured and smoked Berkshire bacon...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By jppp
Re: Soda blast/ chemical peel bottom paint build up

We soda blasted a 30'er, fin keel, spade rudder. Removed 34 years of bottom paint. $1400. Well worth it. Still a lot of work ahead, sanding, barrier/bottom paint, boot stripe.
We also picked up a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,014
Posted By jppp
Re: Major hull modification?

And it's for sale!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By jppp
Re: Big Boat

Hull needs a good scrubbing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,014
Posted By jppp
Re: Major hull modification?

This guy did a Plumb bow mod. I think it looks horrible and the concave section of the bow looks as if it would slow the boat.
1986 X Yachts 102 Modified sailboat for sale in Michigan...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By jppp
Re: BC waters acidify, huge scallop die off

I was in 4th grade back in the sixties. I remember my teacher distinctly telling us that our future as a species lies with the ocean's bounty. That the oceans have limitless resources. I remember...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By jppp
Re: Ya gotta see this

Battery powered.
Forum: Provisioning   02-27-2014
Replies: 37
  beets
Views: 2,605
Posted By jppp
Re: beets

Sauteed Beet greens are good with Pan Seared Dolphinfish fillet.
Maybe a little brown butter vinaigrette.
Forum: Provisioning   02-26-2014
Replies: 37
  beets
Views: 2,605
Posted By jppp
Re: beets

Darn you beat me to it!
Forum: Provisioning   02-26-2014
Replies: 37
  beets
Views: 2,605
Posted By jppp
Re: beets

Dolphin is Mahi Mahi. a fish not a mammal. Flipper is a Bottle Nose Dolphin, a mammal.
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