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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-14-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,386
Posted By langousta
sunova.....ok...rookie mistake. Hopefully it...

sunova.....ok...rookie mistake. Hopefully it holds up for a while and I don't have to deal with removal any time soon. :-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-14-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,386
Posted By langousta
I was installing mast boot tape on my new boat...

I was installing mast boot tape on my new boat last weekend and it was not sticky at all. It didn't seem to have any adhesive qualities. I tacked it down with 3M 4000.

Was this a mistake? I...
Forum: Chartering   07-27-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By langousta
Similar resources on Salt Lake would work too.....

Similar resources on Salt Lake would work too.....
Forum: Chartering   07-27-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By langousta
bareboat charter on Bear Lake, UT

Some of my family recently moved into the area and My wife and I are going to visit. They brought up going sailing when we visit and asked if I could take them out on the lake.

Does anyone know...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-31-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,856
Posted By langousta
My wife and I did exactly that several years ago....

My wife and I did exactly that several years ago. We chartered the boat for 8 days and paid their captain's fee for the courswork. We used http://www.sailingflorida.com in St. Pete. They were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By langousta
Thanks guys. i hadn't considered the lost...

Thanks guys.

i hadn't considered the lost luggage disaster......

Folded and carried on it will be.

Thanks for fielding a rookie question!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-23-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By langousta
Transporting charts in luggage

I'm getting ready to take a sailing mini-vacation and aquired several charts of the sailing grounds.

Since they are kind of big, I was wondering if anyone has any clever tricks for storing them...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By langousta
nothing is plumb or level............

he he...thanks Ken. I will definately heed your advice. I envision a lot of 'fit finessing' in my future :-P.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By langousta
narrowing it a bit

I just reread my post and wanted to narrow it down a bit. I'm more interested in fit and finish type stuff than in actual wooden boatbuilding.

Hope this helps.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By langousta
woodworking on boats

I am an amateur woodworker who is thinking of buying a boat that can use quite a bit of updating on the inside.

I am wondering what special considerations (since there are always special...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-21-2006
Replies: 3,424
Views: 918,774
Posted By langousta
Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-02-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By langousta
available to crew

I am looking to fill in or become regular crew for a racing boat in the Boston or Narragansett Bay area.

I am a novice sailor with about 7 years experience with boats from 15 to 44 feet. I''ve...
Forum: Racing   08-13-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 3,390
Posted By langousta
Another proper course question

Yes, I meant to leeward. Thanks for the clarification.

Also, thanks for the additional explanation!
Forum: Racing   08-12-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 3,390
Posted By langousta
Another proper course question

Ok....Looks like we owe the other skipper a beer. :-)

Thanks for the clarification!
Forum: Racing   08-12-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 3,390
Posted By langousta
Another proper course question

We were racing the other night and encountered a situation that caused some confusion for us.

Another boat gained an overlap to windward while we were both on a close-hauled course. They were...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 7,935
Posted By langousta
Wing, fin, or bulb...what are the trade offs?

Great!

thanks for all of the great information. I will check out the other posts that were mentioned as well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 7,935
Posted By langousta
Wing, fin, or bulb...what are the trade offs?

Jeff,

thanks for all of that information! That helped a lot.

I am looking into a purchase of a late model Catalina 34. I don''t own a boat yet but have done a ton of chartering of different...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 7,935
Posted By langousta
Wing, fin, or bulb...what are the trade offs?

I am looking at various boats and see a lot of mention of the keel design. I know that wing keels allow for more stability in a shoal draft than the other models but there must be some trade offs. ...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-11-2004
Replies: 34
Views: 6,070
Posted By langousta
The perfect sailing beverage

Gosling''s Black Seal neat, on the rocks, with a splash of tonic or fruit juice is the way to go once the boat is secured (or even if there is no boat to be found ;-) ).
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