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Search: Posts Made By: adru
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By adru
Your darling would not happen to be Clementine...

Your darling would not happen to be Clementine would it? If so, make sure she wears a PDF. That is unless shes got a pretty sister.

"Drove she ducklings to the water
Ev'ry morning just at nine,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-24-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By adru
Popeye knows what it takes to be a sailor

Popeye The Sailor Man

I'm Popeye the Sailor Man,
I'm Popeye the Sailor Man.
I'm strong to the finich
Cause I eats me spinach.
I'm Popeye the Sailor Man.

I'm one tough Gazookus
Which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,032
Posted By adru
Don't be frustrated, post some of your own...

Don't be frustrated, post some of your own sailing questions, ideas observations about sailing and sailboats. Raise the bar of the conversation. Some of us that occasionally post do not have the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By adru
If you provided a template and specified the...

If you provided a template and specified the finished size was to match the template and it does not and you have already paid and they refuse a refund or fix I would advise them that they will be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By adru
Correction noted and understood. To continue...

Correction noted and understood.

To continue to do the right thing would prove if he truly has integrity. Charging the powerboat operator with at the least, reckless operation and probably more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By adru
I would say two charges not guilty's and one...

I would say two charges not guilty's and one charge dismissed (it was 11 for not guilty and one for guilty so the judge dismissed it) was the ending everyone was praying for. I just hope there will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By adru
The Verdict Is In! Jury ends deliberations in Dinius trial

You can follow it on twitter... LIVE
http://twitter.com/dannoyes
I know many of you have been following this and I remember another thread about it but I couldn't find it. So here you go.

For...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,832
Posted By adru
The documentary Deep Water about Donald...

The documentary Deep Water about Donald Crowhurst's misadventure was on PBS last night. A sad but facinating tale of adventure, deception, and madness.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 13,232
Posted By adru
Just in case you missed this thread... ...

Just in case you missed this thread...
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/54725-keep-turning-left-how-good.html
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By adru
After reading some more information about the...

After reading some more information about the state of the US GPS I have realized that the timing of this report does have to do with the Europeans getting into the GPS business. When ever a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By adru
This is an article from a newspaper (website) in...

This is an article from a newspaper (website) in Britain, I wonder if they have an interest in selling the US system short as the article states that the Europeans are putting their own system called...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-01-2009
Replies: 149
Views: 23,652
Posted By adru
Who can forget the "Ghost Yacht" catamaran found...

Who can forget the "Ghost Yacht" catamaran found drifting off Australia's Great Barrier Reef a couple of years ago. Three missing sailors with sails up, engines running and food on the table? Quite...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 5,060
Posted By adru
You might try Aquapac, I have used one to store...

You might try Aquapac, I have used one to store my cellphone in that has gotten wet many times with no leaks. When I ordered the case several years ago it shipped directly from the UK fairly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By adru
A beer distributor is a good example of what a...

A beer distributor is a good example of what a distributor does. There are hundreds of beers available for sale and a retailer wants to provide as many different types as he can to satisfy his...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By adru
Plexus plastic polish, over $1.50 an ounce ($20...

Plexus plastic polish, over $1.50 an ounce ($20 for 13oz.), you'd think they were selling a good single malt scotch. By the way I just paid more than $50for a bottle of 16 yr old Lagavulin Scotch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 6,956
Posted By adru
Big cars are often called boats. My folks old...

Big cars are often called boats. My folks old Town & Country station wagon used to be a big old boat. The body seemed to float above the chassis and it turned and stopped with as much finesse as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,064
Posted By adru
Here are a couple of links to additional old...

Here are a couple of links to additional old square rigged Sailing Ship videos.
These are the ships that put the salt into the old salt.

YouTube - S.V. Passat - Part 1...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,053
Posted By adru
If you disinfect your fresh water system then the...

If you disinfect your fresh water system then the most likely way to become sick from drinking the water if its properly treated would be by having introduced the protozoal, bacterial, or parasitic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,053
Posted By adru
I have an additional question about the water in...

I have an additional question about the water in my boats fresh water tank. A couple of year ago the stainless steel screw and short bead chain that attaches the fill tank cap to the outer screw in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,053
Posted By adru
Drinking water from a properly treated water...

Drinking water from a properly treated water system aboard your boat is perfectly safe but it may have a slight smell or even slight taste you may not get from your home tap, especially if the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,053
Posted By adru
Are there any special recommendations if a marine...

Are there any special recommendations if a marine hot water heater is involved.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By adru
Get yourself a small sailboat and sail it every...

Get yourself a small sailboat and sail it every chance you get, reading and classes will reinforce what you learn through experience. What’s great about sailing a small sailboat is anybody can buy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By adru
Here is a link to the updated 2002 version of the...

Here is a link to the updated 2002 version of the American Practical Navigator.
Maritime Safety Information (http://tinyurl.com/r42fo)
Check out the "Menu Options" dropdown for add'l info you may...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By adru
If you are cutting material that thick (1 1/8")...

If you are cutting material that thick (1 1/8") with anything but a jig saw or circular saw (like a rotozip or router) you would be best to make two passes to make the cut, the first about 1/2 way...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By adru
If you are going to use a jigsaw to cut a round...

If you are going to use a jigsaw to cut a round hole make sure you have the clearance as the back end of the saw swings wide. If you do end up using it, lay strips of painters tape over the whole...
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