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Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   06-03-2015
Replies: 228
Views: 31,066
Posted By phoxie
Re: Sailnet Suggestion Box

Why don;t you have a spot that shows/tells how to start a new thread. Been a member for years and don't know how to start a new thread. Maybe to old or....
Forum: Provisioning   11-12-2014
Replies: 317
Views: 47,049
Posted By phoxie
Re: Rum enjoyment

Here is mine, Mt Gay, equal parts Ginger Beer and blood orange soda with ice of course. Call it a Bloody dark and stormy. Or another rum I like is Ron Virgin dark rum.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-12-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By phoxie
Re: Any sailing opportunities near Boston on Tuesday, May 27th???

SVYC has Thursday night races on Thunderbirds. Season usually starts in June.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,672
Posted By phoxie
Re: Words of Wisdom; Words of Warning

All right, here are some, when you drop the hook to go swimming, make sure the anchor is cleated off correctly. It is amazing how fast a little day sailor can drift off on you. Or you're out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 2,967
Posted By phoxie
Re: "The 2 happiest days of a boatowners life are..."

Sold my boat locally. Was sad to sell it because I sold it a lot less that I wanted to. I was happy to see it out sailing though.
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-11-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,343
Posted By phoxie
Re: Roller reefing

I had a problem with my furler couple of years ago, found out that the swivel needs to be greased and I haven't done it. The swivel frozed and I had to buy a new one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 4,295
Posted By phoxie
Re: Fenders for a boat

I remember hearing about fenders that you could inflate and use an defate when not in use. Has anyone used them and are they still available? Don't remember the name.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2012
Replies: 9
  CLR?
Views: 1,684
Posted By phoxie
CLR?

Just saw a commerical about CLR, a calcium remover solution. Had a thought, would it work on removing any deposits for raw water cooled engines? If we ran this thru the engines, would it help clean...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,309
Posted By phoxie
To follow up on a comment Maine Sail, "leave it...

To follow up on a comment Maine Sail, "leave it in forward while sailing, a BIG NO NO" . I leave mine in gear (forward) when sailing. It is an atomic 4. What happens when you leave it in gear. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-12-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,259
Posted By phoxie
I can help but think I use to see this boat in...

I can help but think I use to see this boat in Duxbury Ma. Is it one in the same???
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2011
Replies: 100
Views: 22,073
Posted By phoxie
So, where can you buy it besides Brewers?

So, where can you buy it besides Brewers?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By phoxie
Might be that HIN was not required then. I had a...

Might be that HIN was not required then. I had a Bristol 22 from 1970 and it didn't have one either.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,049
Posted By phoxie
Thank you. Added to my favorites too.

Thank you. Added to my favorites too.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 5,510
Posted By phoxie
That seems real high. If you already removed the...

That seems real high. If you already removed the old one, why not just put the new one in yourself? I have done it my self and the hard part is removing the old one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,151
Posted By phoxie
Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I have a...

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I have a Sabre 28 with an Atomic in it and I replaced the impeller this spring. Started the engine yesterday and at a low rpm, there was no water going thru the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5,646
Posted By phoxie
For those of you that have replace it, how hard...

For those of you that have replace it, how hard is it to do? Is it just the bellows that are replaced?? Got the boat four years ago and never done anything to it except burp it at the start of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,526
Posted By phoxie
I thought if we start our engine we are a boat...

I thought if we start our engine we are a boat under power!!!!

Doesn't that make us power boaters?????????
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By phoxie
I am also on a mooring/floating dock and my two...

I am also on a mooring/floating dock and my two zincs were gone when I pulled by boat out this year. My thru hulls and prop were in good shape. How do I find out what is eating my zincs?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-27-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,950
Posted By phoxie
How about a Bristol 26 or a Thunderbird, also a...

How about a Bristol 26 or a Thunderbird, also a 26.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-05-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 14,306
Posted By phoxie
4.6 Harpoon (15 foot Boston Whaler). early 20's...

4.6 Harpoon (15 foot Boston Whaler). early 20's andpaid about a $1,000.00
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