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Forum: Destinations   1 Day Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 604
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Sail from Los Angeles to South Korea and back

Just off hand I would say the boat is a bit small. That's a lot of time on the water. Very hard to carry enough provisions for one person let alone four. Not even talking about the lack of personal...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   2 Days Ago
Replies: 812
Views: 32,484
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Good looking boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 223
Views: 22,816
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Two days until splashdown. Very excited.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee178/jrryri/image.jpg1_15.jpg
Forum: Introduce Yourself   4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: What the heck am I doing?

Hello Matt. Welcome to SN and the club. I would personally Would just cruise the docks and maybe bum a a ride or two and see if you like the lifestyle and get some pointers. Then if it is positive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 223
Views: 22,816
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Excellent and inspiring post. "Peace" my friend.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   5 Days Ago
Replies: 812
Views: 32,484
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Not going to ref anything. Just pointing out you three are like kids. Nothing beneficial coming out of your mouths lately. Just the way it is.
If there was an actual "history" I would be ashamed to...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   5 Days Ago
Replies: 812
Views: 32,484
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

This argument has been going on long enough. Now we are resorting to name calling. We have two people who are professionals in their own right and it least in my case have forgotten more than I will...
Forum: Electronics   5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: new boat owner VHS issues

Check the antenna. If you can find someone with a SWR meter or equilavent to check the power output of the radio.
Forum: Boat Reviews   6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Looking to buy 34'

Wondering why 2001-2006
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   6 Days Ago
Replies: 812
Views: 32,484
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

I was in the PSS shipyard Satun, Thailand last month. There were 7-8 steel sailboats there plus a steel super yacht. PSS mainly caters to large fishing boats however given the task they can work on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Sailing to Scotland...

Excellent video. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 4,081
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Rethinking Jacklines

This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks.
Forum: Cruising Videos   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: 13 Kilometers off the Irish mainland....

Wonderful video. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 139
Views: 4,081
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Rethinking Jacklines

Jon, when you strip the cover off that portion that goes into the drum, the other half of the jib line is complete. (Core and cover) Do you put a couple of stitches on the core and cover together...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,154
Views: 229,548
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

I knew that you know, I just wanted to help Bob out. After all, he just thought you were "guessing".
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: new boat owner VHS issues

Hello Chuck, and welcome to SN. I also have an 68 Islander and have on order the same radio so I really cannot help you there except to check your antenna fittings. However there will be someone on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Tell me why this was stupid

I resemble that remark.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,154
Views: 229,548
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Eventually the grease will be replaced with water.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,154
Views: 229,548
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Yes Paulo, you are correct despite what the experts say. I am sure there are a few more factors however generally the closer the prop wash is to the control surface the more effective the control...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,145
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: How does spending an extra 50,000 on a boat cost

This thread is about trying to justify spending 50 boat bucks by finding some arbitrary mathamatical formula that lets him justify this. Won't happen. What most of the rest of us are saying is that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,145
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: How does spending an extra 50,000 on a boat cost

Exacty

No matter how you phrase the question, the answer will still be about the same. There really is no accurate mathematical formula to get a figure. How do you quantify yourself? Your stress...
Forum: Islander   1 Week Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 3,099
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: The Old Islander Web Site is Back!

Langkawi, Malaysia. Where I bought the boat last February.
Forum: Islander   1 Week Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 3,099
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: The Old Islander Web Site is Back!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee178/jrryri/image.jpg2.jpg
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Does anyone really know what time it is?

I was thinking that since my Garmin is able to be updated online, when was your unit last updated? Is it possible?
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Does anyone really know what time it is?

I saw your post and immediately thought of the song by Chicago. However in all seriousness is can be a dangerous situation in a hurry. I have no idea how to fix it however the rest of us should pay...
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