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Forum: Living Aboard   08-07-2006
Replies: 77
Views: 10,092
Posted By ShirKhan
Who's going to catch all the whales, seals and...

Who's going to catch all the whales, seals and porpoises and make them all wear Depends?

Maybe "Greenpeace" could start a new movement, "SeaPoo"...bunch of guys in chase boats with safety pins...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-03-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By ShirKhan
Well, I know how I learned to sail. We had moved...

Well, I know how I learned to sail. We had moved to Florida, my Dad picked up a Klepper folding sloop sailboat (like a higher-quality Folbot with a square transom and lateen boards), but, since he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-03-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By ShirKhan
Looking for a Gulf Coast area Columbia 26 MkII

When I'm not looking, they're everywhere. When I'm looking for one, they're nowhere...LOL

I'm looking for an inexpensive, nominally sail-ready Columbia 26 MKII in a SALT WATER location,...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-02-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 11,759
Posted By ShirKhan
I wouldn't recommend sailing anywhere out of...

I wouldn't recommend sailing anywhere out of sight of land in the old Buccaneers, but I have to confess I find something oddly fascinating about them, I don't know what it is. They look like little...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 5,598
Posted By ShirKhan
I keep running into people who are really anti...

I keep running into people who are really anti Columbias and Coronados, and why there's this persistent thing that they're all lousy boats comes from, is beyond me. I've never sailed the 32 but the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 3,134
Posted By ShirKhan
When it gets over 100F I take a plain white...

When it gets over 100F I take a plain white Tshirt, soak it in water, wring it out, and tie it around my head like Arab garb, with the tail hanging down my neck (use the sleeves for head ties), then...
Forum: Provisioning   02-25-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 4,465
Posted By ShirKhan
Canned Cheese. By Kraft: ...

Canned Cheese.

By Kraft: http://www.internet-grocer.net/cheese.htm

Cougar Canned Cheese has won gourmet awards: http://www.wsu.edu/creamery

You could try canning your own: ...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-18-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 8,502
Posted By ShirKhan
Well, I thought I made it clear that the...

Well, I thought I made it clear that the Coronados/Columbias/Rawsons weren't necessarily what I found ideal in a future SV but just the result of questions I asked all owners I encountered (not just...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-16-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 8,502
Posted By ShirKhan
I really like the looks of Pearsons, I checked...

I really like the looks of Pearsons, I checked out a Pearson 26 once and they're very pretty boats in a totally functional way...they always look like they "want" to be going somewhere when they're...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-16-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 8,502
Posted By ShirKhan
My first liveaboard was a 21' Sailstar, if you've...

My first liveaboard was a 21' Sailstar, if you've ever seen it, it's all cockpit (looks almost identical to an O'Day Mariner) I was on the outs with my gf at the time, thought I'd spend the weekend...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-16-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,525
Posted By ShirKhan
Thumbs up I know I could do it on 6K a year, whether you...

I know I could do it on 6K a year, whether you can do it on 16K is up to you.

The simpler the boat is, the simpler it is to fix. My last boat I lived aboard 3 years and never spent dollar one in...
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