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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 7,312
Posted By stlcat22
I'm about 6'4.5" and in a Tartan 37' I can stand...

I'm about 6'4.5" and in a Tartan 37' I can stand up in the cabin, if I take off my shoes. I think the Catalina 350 is the only boat of that size that seemed like it had headroom to spare.
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-05-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,574
Posted By stlcat22
Just to put a different spin on it, one option...

Just to put a different spin on it, one option would be to take the 101 course separatley then, if you are both still on board, you could take the liveaboard class together. That way you get the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-05-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 6,947
Posted By stlcat22
My live aboard sailing class was on an Etap 37. ...

My live aboard sailing class was on an Etap 37. Seems to be a very interesting boat. A few details:

The head/galley/nav section of the boat had standing headroom for me (6'4.5") but forward of...
Forum: Chartering   03-01-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By stlcat22
Flying to the Carribean

So, I'm thinking of doing a charter sometime this spring/early summer. After a quick check with some major companies and expedia it seems that the cost of airline tickets can be a considerable part...
Forum: Chartering   02-19-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By stlcat22
Price discrimiation?

So I spent a day at the boat show down here in Miami and among the many brochures I picked up was a Sunsail price sheet. After pricing out a vacation by that sheet and also doing it online the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-18-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 3,505
Posted By stlcat22
I just finished a class and the instructor...

I just finished a class and the instructor suggested the hove to method for inexperienced crews. This is because the crew doesn't have to do much of anything and hoving to should calm down the boat...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-18-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,847
Posted By stlcat22
I Just finished taking a live aboard class here. ...

I Just finished taking a live aboard class here. It was excellent and I can recomend them without reservation.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-18-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By stlcat22
Sorry about the delay in replying. I was off...

Sorry about the delay in replying. I was off taking a liveaboard sailing course.

As it turns out, I had found the brochure already and had used yachtworld to find the boat I saw in person in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-09-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By stlcat22
Any info on Jeanneau Sun Shine?

I've been looking for info on a 36 foot Jeanneau Sun Shine built in the mid 80s but not having a lot of luck finding anything with google. Any info that someone could share would be appreciated. ...
Forum: Provisioning   01-19-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 8,004
Posted By stlcat22
Yes it seems the design of your boat is...

Yes it seems the design of your boat is tragically flawed. In a properly fitted racer/cruiser there are two possible locations for the galley. As you tack your wife should uninstall the range and...
Forum: Provisioning   01-19-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 8,004
Posted By stlcat22
Hmmm, maybe newfangled magnetic induction ranges...

Hmmm, maybe newfangled magnetic induction ranges could play a role. Now we just have to rig one to work on propane. :D
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 9,621
Posted By stlcat22
Here...

Here (http://www.geocities.com/bill_dietrich/BoatModelGulfstar.html) is a link to a site which seems to collect various comments about boat builders etc., from around the internet.
Forum: Provisioning   01-18-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 8,004
Posted By stlcat22
That is just a matter of keeping the temp below...

That is just a matter of keeping the temp below 400-500 degrees, right? Anyway, at the moment I'm thinking that the best solution might be one of those stacking sets for general pans and suplement...
Forum: Provisioning   01-18-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 8,004
Posted By stlcat22
Salt watrer safe cookware?

So after the great response to my last galley question, I have another. I'm pretty sure that in one of the books I have laying around here, it was recomended to avoid aluminum cookware and instead...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2007
Replies: 103
Views: 8,168
Posted By stlcat22
Just out of curiosity, are submarines explicity...

Just out of curiosity, are submarines explicity taken into account in the official Regs?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,037
Posted By stlcat22
From a marketing perspective, sailors, and boat...

From a marketing perspective, sailors, and boat owners in general, fall into their own special catagory. People who used to have money. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By stlcat22
Hmmmm, I'm no naval architect but my...

Hmmmm, I'm no naval architect but my understanding is that such a conversion doesn't work too well since the hull will not have the right shape/weight/etc. In any case I'd think it would make more...
Forum: Provisioning   01-07-2007
Replies: 40
Views: 7,560
Posted By stlcat22
Keeping knives sharp

So how do those of you on extinsive cruises keep you knives sharp? I have a nice electric machine for that purpose at home but I think it would be overkill to take it on board.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-07-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 5,679
Posted By stlcat22
This being the case would you recomend against...

This being the case would you recomend against getting a wing keel for the Bay? I've read in many places that they can be hard to float off since healing only deepends the draft.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-05-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By stlcat22
Florida Cruising Grounds

Can anyone provide a comparison of the Ft Myers area vs the Tampa Bay area as sailing venues?
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-05-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,023
Posted By stlcat22
You guys are so cynical. In reality this is...

You guys are so cynical. In reality this is simply a display of superior seamanship as he is avoiding overloading his vessel past the Cost Guards recomendation. Teddy+Booze=No more room for other...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,088
Posted By stlcat22
Heh, I had to read this about 3 times before...

Heh, I had to read this about 3 times before figuring out the Cuban wasnt some fancy sail.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 7,632
Posted By stlcat22
Must....suppress.....envy....

Must....suppress.....envy....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-30-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,208
Posted By stlcat22
Thanks for all the info. It will give me...

Thanks for all the info. It will give me something to ponder.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-24-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By stlcat22
Using PHRF as a guide

So as I look through boats on sites like Yachworld, I've been looking up PHRF ratings to get some idea of the relative performance of various designs. Are there any pitfalls I should keep in mind? ...
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