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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,271
Posted By SailingIsis
just do it

I say go for it. I've installed two large hatches in the cabin top this summer and with a bit of work it's certainly possible to make the resulting structure stronger than the original.

A steel...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,742
Posted By SailingIsis
Liveaboards rock

I fully agree with Toucanook. I'm not a liveaboard, but having some in the marina makes for a better place to keep your boat. Even having 24/7 regular security is not the same as having fellow...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2011
Replies: 143
Views: 9,204
Posted By SailingIsis
These days I think there is very little case to...

These days I think there is very little case to be made that celestial navigation is necessary or prudent. (I think the prudent mariner should have a backup GPS unit)

That is: assuming that the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,548
Posted By SailingIsis
I use both GPS and good ole coastal navigation...

I use both GPS and good ole coastal navigation with a full size paper chart spread out below and a plastified chart book and hand bearing compass in the cockpit. I'm desperately missing (and planning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,706
Posted By SailingIsis
On the one hand I believe that in many cases bow...

On the one hand I believe that in many cases bow thrusters are an indication of the trend that more and more people seem to be buying larger boats than they know how to handle (see for example the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 8,657
Posted By SailingIsis
I enjoy Good Old Boat, SAIL and Sailing. If I had...

I enjoy Good Old Boat, SAIL and Sailing. If I had to choose one for what you're looking for I would recommend GOB - without a doubt.

Note that SAIL has a full featured and well designed website:...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-12-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By SailingIsis
I'd suggest a live aboard class of a week or so....

I'd suggest a live aboard class of a week or so. If you already know the basics of sailing and are willing to do some homework before the class, a week is enough to pass 101, 103 and 104 (and get a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 6,045
Posted By SailingIsis
I agree with Jeff_H: considering your experience...

I agree with Jeff_H: considering your experience and budget I'd suggest you'd be best off with a simple smaller boat that is easily handled (Santana 22 or something similar).

For your budget,...
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