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Forum: herSailNet   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 248
Views: 27,553
Posted By tadavidson
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

I'm 50 now, have owned 4 boats in my lifetime so far. One with a husband (Coronado 15'), one with a boyfriend (Catalina 27') and two myself. I do most of my own work on them except electrical...
Forum: Looking for Companionship...   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 14,177
Posted By tadavidson
Re: im sure the odds of finding a women to date on here is, 1 ina mill

Word, Zeehag! :-)

I have pretty well given up on dating. Hope springs eternal but I don't hold my breath! :-)
Forum: Living Aboard   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By tadavidson
Re: downsizing

Super happy for you! I think that simplicity is a key to happiness in this life and losing the "stuff and working for a place for your stuff" (thank you, George Carlin, RIP) is lunacy. I wish you...
Forum: Living Aboard   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 3,349
Posted By tadavidson
Re: How many liveaboards pay more?

I have lived aboard three times in my life, on my third time (4 years now) and I miss it every time I leave the water. First time was on a mooring ball off Shelter Island in San Diego (at that time,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By tadavidson
Microburst or Tornado? El Nino 2016

HI All:

Few questions for you sailors out there...

On Wednesday this week (1/6/16), in Ventura Harbor, CA, we had either a waterspout/tornado or what they were calling a "microburst" blow...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-13-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By tadavidson
Sailing Hardware Question

Hi All:

So, I just removed my roller furling genoa, except, that is, for the spring loaded shackle at the foot of the sail, which has been unmoved for who knows how long and I cannot, for the...
Forum: herSailNet   06-02-2014
Replies: 248
Views: 27,553
Posted By tadavidson
Own My Boat

I own my O'Day 32' and live aboard alone very happily in Ventura, CA. People even here in California look askance at this, because I suppose I'm in a minority.


Tania Davidson
S/V Ashera ...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-19-2014
Replies: 160
Views: 42,276
Posted By tadavidson
Love the Sea Life

This is my third (could be final, as in never go back to land again) time living aboard. I have lived on a mooring off Shelter Island in San Diego, in marinas in Mission Bay, Channel Islands Harbor...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 16,769
Posted By tadavidson
Ventura West Marina

I do live aboard at Ventura West and have elsewhere and have to say it is fantastic. Southern California isn't an easy place to find good livaboard slips but Ventura West really works hard to make it...
Forum: Living Aboard   08-16-2013
Replies: 247
Views: 105,066
Posted By tadavidson
I have lived aboard a Catalina 27 on a mooring...

I have lived aboard a Catalina 27 on a mooring ball, a Columbia 29 in a Marina and now on my O'Day 32 (all sailboats ), the last 2 alone. Love the life, the community and may never go back to land.:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-04-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,455
Posted By tadavidson
Companionway Sliding Hatch Removal

Hi all!
My neighbor/friend in the slip next to me has an older (appears to be late 70's, early 80's) Newport 30 with a companionway hatch that when it slides, produces a screech that would make any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-19-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By tadavidson
Westerbeke Diesel on O'Day 32' Aft Cabin

I need some advice...recently, I bought a 1978 O'Day aft cabin with an inboard diesel (passed the surveys, both above and below the water with A-Ok's), that several weeks after, began to leak diesel...
Forum: Diesel   02-23-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By tadavidson
Marine Diesel Mechanic In Ventura, CA

Greetings All:

I need a diesel mechanic to look at my older Westerbeke on my O'Day 32. I am fairly certain there are fumes leaking out (the aft cabin reeks horribly) and I need to get that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,088
Posted By tadavidson
Removal of Mainsail

Thank you so much, Faster! That is reassuring. Doesn't sound that bad. :-)

/Tania
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,088
Posted By tadavidson
Removal of the Mainsail

Hi All:

I had a most unfortunate ripping of my mainsail on my O'Day 32' on my way up to Ventura, CA in a storm last weekend. I'm going to have it mended until I can gather enough clams for a new...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   12-28-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,619
Posted By tadavidson
Southern California Sailing Crew Needed

Hi All!
I am moving my O'Day 32' sailboat from San Diego (Mission Bay) to Ventura, CA and need some competent help to do this. Experience with sailing off-shore and navigation are desired. I don't...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-27-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By tadavidson
Back On The Water

Hi Everyone!
I am just returning to the sea after 10+ years away, although I live right next to it. I am located in Southern California (San Diego), and have owned several sailboats, lived aboard...
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