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Search: Posts Made By: erikdj
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-26-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 59,774
Posted By erikdj
Another example of this was Desert Storm. The...

Another example of this was Desert Storm. The military brought in oil drilling and capping experts to extinguish the fires left behind by Hussein in Kuwait after the invasion there. They did not...
Forum: Orphan Brands 05-12-2010
Replies: 234
Views: 28,758
Posted By erikdj
Yeah they do.. But we're all Spirit Yachts! ...

Yeah they do.. But we're all Spirit Yachts! Actually I didn't realize they made a 23. They made more boats than I originally thought.
Forum: Orphan Brands 05-12-2010
Replies: 234
Views: 28,758
Posted By erikdj
Gee don't forget about the Spirit 28 owners :)

Gee don't forget about the Spirit 28 owners :)
Forum: Chartering 05-12-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By erikdj
About to book a 14 day charter in the Grenadine...

About to book a 14 day charter in the Grenadine islands for December. Thinking of paying the extra $$ to go one way from SVG to Grenada. Have been talking with Horizon. Any other companies worth...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,020
Posted By erikdj
I just had a new curved track traveller built by...

I just had a new curved track traveller built by them. The finished product is a gorgeous and fine made piece of hardware, but... Couple problems.. first, it took twice as long as they quoted (8...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-14-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By erikdj
Until I can give it verbal commands to correct...

Until I can give it verbal commands to correct problems like I can with my crew, I'm not sure I'd want it jibing my boat :)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-14-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By erikdj
Right it's a combination of the transient shock...

Right it's a combination of the transient shock load combined with heeling which lifts the rudder up and changes its angle of attack that all combine to start the broach. The rudder becomes less...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-14-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By erikdj
NCC - Those of us who sail in the San...

NCC -

Those of us who sail in the San Francisco Bay often see 20-30kts every summer day. It's been my experience that if you don't ease the main immediately after jibing, the boat will round-up...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-14-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By erikdj
I think this has been well answered by SD and...

I think this has been well answered by SD and nolatom, but I'll add that a gybe cannot occur unless the wind becomes parallel to the length of the boom. It's a frequent occurrence that new sailors...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,751
Posted By erikdj
Don't let your lady hear that! :D

Don't let your lady hear that! :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,806
Posted By erikdj
He also says in his post I find it...

He also says in his post



I find it strange that the originator of this post provided none of his own photos or diagrams to describe what happened. His apparent ignorance of his own rig,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,751
Posted By erikdj
I second replacement. I just replaced two water...

I second replacement. I just replaced two water deck fills on my 1979 cruiser. The port side one was so corroded that it broke into 3 pieces as I was trying to remove it (at first with just my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,627
Posted By erikdj
My first thought when I saw the title of this...

My first thought when I saw the title of this thread was "Ewww". When I learned the filter was on the vent line, my second thought was, "Why??". Agreed with the consensus here.. ditch it.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-12-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,394
Posted By erikdj
This is the procedure I just typed up the other...

This is the procedure I just typed up the other day for a friend:

1) Head down until the jib "winks" and then head back up so that the
jib stays filled
2) Note where the bow is pointing on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,708
Posted By erikdj
Yes they have them in automobiles too. It's...

Yes they have them in automobiles too. It's basically a low pass filter designed to filter out any high frequency "noise"--typically caused by the alternator or other electronic components.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By erikdj
Hey Pub, Do you mean you were able to pull...

Hey Pub,

Do you mean you were able to pull out the Moor transducer and insert the Garmin transducer? Same size, same threads? Was it like this one: GARMIN AIRMAR SMART TRI DUCER WITH DEPTH SPEED...
Forum: Orphan Brands 03-25-2010
Replies: 234
Views: 28,758
Posted By erikdj
Smile I just noticed this thread. I haven't seen this...

I just noticed this thread. I haven't seen this series of boats referred to as North American very often. I have a 1979 Spirit 28, but I refer to it as a Glastron Spirit 28. I believe the history...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,202
Posted By erikdj
Hi islands, About two years ago I was faced...

Hi islands,

About two years ago I was faced with a similar decision on my 28 foot. I decided to go with a smaller local sail shop. Their prices were about middle of the road between North (most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By erikdj
I agree with the comments from the other folks. ...

I agree with the comments from the other folks. If you're going to allow the purchase to be delayed, then let the buyer delay the survey and sea trial, ask for the 15% deposit and right of first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,362
Posted By erikdj
hahaa... Like the rest of us on this thread, I'm...

hahaa... Like the rest of us on this thread, I'm just another person with an opinion. Nope, I'm working towards circumnavigation some day. So in that regard I'm as unqualified as the rest of us who...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,362
Posted By erikdj
Agreed. **** does happen. I would argue that...

Agreed. **** does happen. I would argue that it's not unsubstantiated. The things I was quoting come from her own log, not from a third-party. She admits and documents seeing the vessel on radar....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,362
Posted By erikdj
Or Darwinism... Cynicism aside...I'm about...

Or Darwinism...

Cynicism aside...I'm about to go have dinner, so the soap box will be put away--I promise. What you wrote, seabreeze, is so true about so many things and a very romantic view of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,362
Posted By erikdj
I looked up the September 2009 issue but couldn't...

I looked up the September 2009 issue but couldn't find a story that sounded like the one you described. If you have a link, you can PM me, I'd be interested to read it or post it here if you don't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,362
Posted By erikdj
We all make mistakes, certainly--I won't debate...

We all make mistakes, certainly--I won't debate with you on the example you raised. There are simply too many factors and really not germane to this topic. But I doubt you looked out at a beach off...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-03-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,362
Posted By erikdj
I agree with you in part. It's not her age...

I agree with you in part. It's not her age alone, but coupled with her seemingly lack of poor judgement in the incident that left her dismasted. Her own log stated that she saw the freighter on...
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