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Search: Posts Made By: supergrade
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-01-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By supergrade
I think the "Adrift" guy was Steve Callahan....he...

I think the "Adrift" guy was Steve Callahan....he designed and built the boat that was ( I think) hit by a whale and sunk....he was sailing home from a race and was hit and sunk.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By supergrade
hmmm.....I need to look up Webb Chiles......and...

hmmm.....I need to look up Webb Chiles......and Mary Patten.......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By supergrade
sgkuhner--- Could you tell us a little more...

sgkuhner---

Could you tell us a little more about that? Was Moitessier a wild-eyed crazy man? Did you get to speak to him?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By supergrade
OK I guess my post did sound sort of stupid. I...

OK I guess my post did sound sort of stupid. I just meant that there are a lot of unappreciated sailing heroes out there.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By supergrade
wasn't trying to be either....just posting a...

wasn't trying to be either....just posting a post. Relax a little.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 3,952
Posted By supergrade
Little irritated with all of you in a good...

Little irritated with all of you in a good natured, I still love you kind of way. This post got 2 kinds of reply.....

1) ha ha just kidding I vote for popeye, or bullwinkle, or my mom......

2)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2008
Replies: 107
Views: 4,919
Posted By supergrade
CD.....most (if not all) of the people who keep...

CD.....most (if not all) of the people who keep this place going, read the posts daily, post occasionally, etc., support the moderators wholeheartedly. I hope you didn't let yourself get too upset...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2008
Replies: 174
Views: 8,828
Posted By supergrade
"lurking" makes me feel pleasantly sinister. I...

"lurking" makes me feel pleasantly sinister. I have a cape I like to wear while doing it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-24-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 1,440
Posted By supergrade
physician assistant in a very busy ER. first...

physician assistant in a very busy ER. first boat was a 1974 Hunter 25, total wreck when I bought it, immaculate when I sold it. Then a Cal T4, then a Mariner 31 (bought and sold as a work in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-24-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,071
Posted By supergrade
Repossessed by the bank? Wow...I hope she goes...

Repossessed by the bank? Wow...I hope she goes to a good home, I've been aboard her a few times.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2008
Replies: 198
Views: 11,744
Posted By supergrade
hour and a half. Soon to be one hour when we...

hour and a half. Soon to be one hour when we move the boat to a new (cheaper!!) marina.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-08-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By supergrade
I want to know how Giu knew what boat that was so...

I want to know how Giu knew what boat that was so quickly....impressive.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2008
Replies: 359
Views: 39,447
Posted By supergrade
lions are incredible boats. I'm jealous :)

lions are incredible boats. I'm jealous :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-14-2008
Replies: 127
Views: 46,201
Posted By supergrade
That must have been a lot of work. Thanks.

That must have been a lot of work. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By supergrade
Actually, no, if it's going to be outdoors you...

Actually, no, if it's going to be outdoors you shellac it and paint it white. Lasts forever, looks nice.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By supergrade
Is that American boat an old Pearson maybe?

Is that American boat an old Pearson maybe?
Forum: Bristol 02-13-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,597
Posted By supergrade
Here's the info from the Bristol Owners' website:...

Here's the info from the Bristol Owners' website:

"Hull Identification Numbers

How to tell what the hull # of my boat is.

For example, on the transom is the #BTY245620773.


The first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By supergrade
Brilliant! Thanks for the great link-- you're...

Brilliant! Thanks for the great link-- you're right, this is the diametric opposite of David "Already Sank Once" Vann's stunt.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By supergrade
hphoen: I just use plain old synthetic 1/8"...

hphoen: I just use plain old synthetic 1/8" braided line. I used to use cotton sash weight cord because it shrinks down tight but I can't find it anywhere.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By supergrade
I think in that case I would cockscomb over the...

I think in that case I would cockscomb over the gap and secure each end with a Turk's Head...that way the gap is hidden and the whole thing is centered. See The Marlinspike Sailor by Hervey Garrett...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By supergrade
Marlinspike Ropework.....Show Us Yours!

I don't know if this is the right place for this, but I thought this might be fun. Plenty of sailors enjoy decorative ropework (bet your king-spoke has a Turk's Head). Why not post some pics of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-12-2008
Replies: 3,217
Views: 354,820
Posted By supergrade
Sarasota, Florida....we live in Tampa but the...

Sarasota, Florida....we live in Tampa but the boat's in Sarasota.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-12-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,317
Posted By supergrade
I agree with the consensus here.....blisters are...

I agree with the consensus here.....blisters are really no big deal 90% of the time. If, as you said, there are only a handful of small ones, then let your offer reflect that and go for it. When...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 26,432
Posted By supergrade
Now I'm really curious.

Now I'm really curious.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 26,432
Posted By supergrade
It's hard to be witty when you misspell...

It's hard to be witty when you misspell "clever".
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