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Forum: There's This Place...   07-12-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By Blissopia
Sand Hook and South

Try the Richmond County yacht Club in Staten Island. No pool but great restaurants around.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 4,108
Posted By Blissopia
Preparations for a Manhattan to Nantucket straight through passage on the south side

Tempest made a good suggestion. One that my wife and I did recently. We have exactly the same plan as you. To start gaining passage making experience. This was to be our first overnight trip. Our...
Forum: Long Island   05-04-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Blissopia
Ny harbor

Great Kills Harbor in Staten Island could be a great option for you. It's location gives you a wide range of day sail options.
Contact the Richmond County Yacht Club. They manage the mooring field...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By Blissopia
Quiet your Honda 2000

Great tip. Thanks. I am going to suspend my generator this week :-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-13-2012
Replies: 118
Views: 22,404
Posted By Blissopia
What sailing knife do you use?

I carry a Myerchin Safety Dive knife on my belt. The quality is awesome and it's flat profile means it doesn't get in the way.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,141
Posted By Blissopia
Does anyone know the movie where everyone jumps...

Does anyone know the movie where everyone jumps off the boat to go swimming but they forget to lower the ladder and can't get back on?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,141
Posted By Blissopia
The Reef

The Reef
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2012
Replies: 70
Views: 12,439
Posted By Blissopia
A movie with some good sailing and disaster...

A movie with some good sailing and disaster action is "The Reef". I just watched it on Netflix. We could start a whole thread with the question "what would you do?"
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   01-26-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,454
Posted By Blissopia
Christyleigh what type of line did you use on the...

Christyleigh what type of line did you use on the bottom of the net?
The black net looks good. I can't decide whether to go with black or white.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-22-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,179
Posted By Blissopia
+1 for Great Kills Harbor. I am relocating my...

+1 for Great Kills Harbor. I am relocating my boat there this year from Long Island. I'm not sure about anchoring but there are a lot of mooring balls. The Richmond County Yacht Club runs a launch...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   01-16-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By Blissopia
We have a 3 year old and got our boat in...

We have a 3 year old and got our boat in September so are in a similar situation. I hear that Converse and Crocs are good boat shoes.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-13-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 5,221
Posted By Blissopia
A friend of mine got a line wrapped around the...

A friend of mine got a line wrapped around the prop on his 29ft sail boat. It bent the prop shaft and tore the motor off it's mounts. It cost $9000 to fix all the related damage. The damage may have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,793
Posted By Blissopia
Thanks for all your help everyone. This is...

Thanks for all your help everyone. This is awesome.

Dylan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,793
Posted By Blissopia
Macerator or manual pump?

My head currently drains into a holding tank or straight overboard. I would like to have the ability to pump out the holding tank myself (when offshore).
I understand how to correctly set up the...
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