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Forum: Living Aboard   06-14-2014
Replies: 412
Views: 109,079
Posted By wanttosail
Any port in a storm

Any port in a storm
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-26-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By wanttosail
Re: SW Florida- Big Marcos Pass to Ten Thousand Islands

I would much rather sail in the gulf than listen to the annoying rumble of the diesel engine in the stinky ICW.

However, Big Marcos Pass to the northern part of Ten Thousand Islands is only 10...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-25-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By wanttosail
Re: SW Florida- Big Marcos Pass to Ten Thousand Islands

Thanks for the advice. So far the best advice is to sail around the Cape Ramano shoals and approach Ten Thousand Islands from the outside.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-19-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By wanttosail
SW Florida- Big Marcos Pass to Ten Thousand Islands

Hey all,

Has any one been on the ICW between Big Marcos Pass and Ten Thousand Islands recently? A little worried about shoaling in parts of it. I have a 4 foot draft.

Thanks,
Jef
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-28-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 18,371
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Sailing in a thunderstorm

I got hit by a pretty viscious thunderstorm yesterday, one of those ones when i got to the mooring prople talking about hoe their dinks were airborn and asking if I saw it. Yeah i saw it, I was 5...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-19-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 4,149
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Battery Bank Parallel or Series

Scott, seeing as your battery bank is wired the "wrong" way it would be interesting if you tested your batteries to see if you can spot the difference.

I am about to upgrade my battery bank, this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By wanttosail
Hood Furlers

Does anyone have any experience with a Hood Sea Furl 5? Are they reliable?
I have an old Hood Seafurl 2 that im thinking about replacing. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Storm Warning

Looks like the storm is starting now and running through saturday, looks like the peak will be during the day tomorrow (friday).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,591
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Traveler???

Awesome, now that I look closer I can see equipment in their hands. Hopefully one of these days I can get on a crew and learn first hand. Thanks for explanation.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-20-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Aspiring Adventurer

Good luck buddy! :cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Storm Warning

40 footers thats huge!! Hopefully somebody gets a couple good pics of that. Stay safe up there!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,591
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Traveler???

Looks like 3 of those guys are working and the other 10 are just along for the ride. Not having raced a boat like that is that normal?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-18-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,568
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Giant Wave

Those are huge waves, stay away from that stuff. Hopefully everybody made it out.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-17-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 9,011
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Don't need no lessons..just go..

This thread is great and highly encouraging. Being someone with no experience at sailing it is good to hear that many of you think the easiest way to learn is to just go do it. It sounds like as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,489
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Best Beginners sailing grounds?

What about the Keys? Is that friendly water for a beginner this time of year?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2012
Replies: 908
Views: 72,071
Posted By wanttosail
Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

I'm in my 20's and have not yet started sailing but want to badly. Two reasons I haven't started yet, I have lived in Colorado my whole life (enough said).

After graduating college I immediatly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Your first boat

I'm currently land locked in Denver too but wanting to get a boat also. Do you do any sailing around here?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 1,675
Posted By wanttosail
Re: It's official sailing is safe sport

Don't forget going to the bar a beer or two or 10... once in a while that can be pretty unsafe :puke
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By wanttosail
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-14-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 8,176
Posted By wanttosail
Re: How to start sailing?

I'm in the same place you are, wondering how to get into sailing. Sounds like getting your ass down to the dock and being a dock bum is the quickest way to get involved.

Did you ever make it down...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Advice on how and where to start Sailing

Thanks everybody, it all sounds like great advice. It sounds like everybody gets into sailing a little differently from one another. It looks like there are two recurring themes, just go get on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-09-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By wanttosail
Advice on how and where to start Sailing

Hi All,

I'm considering making a move to follow a dream, get a boat and learn how to sail. Admittedly I don't know much about sailing or the life, I have lived in Colorado for all 29 years of my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By wanttosail
Re: Revenge on the birds

LOL Get those birds! You have to wonder if they ever single out shiney objects or people on purpose???
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2012
Replies: 257
Views: 42,872
Posted By wanttosail
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2012
Replies: 21
  /cry
Views: 1,657
Posted By wanttosail
Re: /cry

Talk about running aground. Glad you're ok!
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