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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2013
Replies: 122
  Sticky: Product Reviews
Views: 77,000
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Re: Product Reviews-SNADS

Finally getting around to installing the snaps for my cockpit cushions. After thinking twice about drilling, even a small hole for the metal snap/screw I decided to use the 3m SNAD. It's plastic, has...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Re: Boatlife Liquid Life-Calk Sealant-has anyone used it?

Jim, thanks. I was hoping I could use clean it up from above and use the liquid caulk and it would magically run down to where it was needed. Hoping it would follow the path of the rain!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Boatlife Liquid Life-Calk Sealant-has anyone used it?

Old boat...1983...but love her. However, the handrails were attached from down below and cannot be accessed even when removing the headliner. There are only two little screws that seem to be leaking....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-21-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Working with a good broker can save you time....

Working with a good broker can save you time. Start shopping before the boat show. The Annapolis Boat Show is a wonderful show to shop for new boats-but it sounds as if you would like to find a solid...
Forum: herSailNet   04-15-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By NauticalFishwife
I've gone to an outlet mall and purchased several...

I've gone to an outlet mall and purchased several mens long sleeve, white, button front shirts. They dry fast and are fairly cool. You can tie them in front with a tank top under them and wear with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-15-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 4,956
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Isn't there a 90 days rule in some states? If you...

Isn't there a 90 days rule in some states? If you keep your boat there for over 90 days-you can be taxed.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-25-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 4,066
Posted By NauticalFishwife
I've been away for a bit and this thread was a...

I've been away for a bit and this thread was a delightful way to return! Thank you SO much for sharing!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 8,212
Posted By NauticalFishwife
If anyone else posts, please say length of boat...

If anyone else posts, please say length of boat and your location. We pay in full for the year-so it would be nice if we did get a discount for that! We don't have a pool... one old coin operated...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 8,212
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Thanks for all the great posts. The range of fees...

Thanks for all the great posts. The range of fees in interesting. I'm pleased to see that several of you posted no fee increase... which I think is quite considerate of the marina management. Our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 8,212
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Marina Fees UP/Down/Remain the same?

Ok... so it's been a busy winter for us...getting ready for the first grandchild and working quite a bit. And now we're looking forward to springtime on the Chesapeake. I was realistic enough to...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-09-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Phil, What are your responsibilities? Are there...

Phil, What are your responsibilities? Are there other crew members? Is there a hired Captain? Is this a 24/7 job? Are the owners there all the time or do you have down time when they are not using...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-29-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,217
Posted By NauticalFishwife
So much of it depends on where you want to cruise...

So much of it depends on where you want to cruise and how much income you need. Do your homework about outsiders working without a VISA and also insurance. There are some places that will not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 1,840
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Can someone explain to me how a galvanic isolator...

Can someone explain to me how a galvanic isolator works? thanks...
Forum: herSailNet   11-23-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 28,061
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Maddie, Welcome to Sailnet. Sailnet is a treasure...

Maddie, Welcome to Sailnet. Sailnet is a treasure chest of information-don't hesitate to ask anything! I've lived aboard for 6 out of 12 months for the last nine years. We have a 1983, 37 foot boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 5,827
Posted By NauticalFishwife
SCUBA diving is one of the most relaxing sports...

SCUBA diving is one of the most relaxing sports I've ever participated in. We have wetsuits, weight belts, knives, BC's, regulators but no tanks. I like having my own BC-I feel comfortable with it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 1,840
Posted By NauticalFishwife
A SEASON!!! For several years we had an old Oday...

A SEASON!!! For several years we had an old Oday next to us and we'd go through a couple of zincs a month. The diver loved it. We changed slips and guess what... zincs have lasted for several...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 9,192
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Wow... this is like women and shoes-you guys DO...

Wow... this is like women and shoes-you guys DO have your favorites. He usually does have his clipped on when we sail. I always have mine on if really windy or offshore and have used it from time to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-20-2008
Replies: 155
Views: 16,140
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Annapolis-Laundry day and getting Calypso ready...

Annapolis-Laundry day and getting Calypso ready to be hauled.

<a href="http://s533.photobucket.com/albums/ee334/nauticalfishwife/?action=view&current=DSCN1306.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 9,192
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Leatherman vs Gerber

Last month when my Captain was working on the deck I heard this PLOP then OH _)(&*(*&%^&*^(*! The first thing that came to my mind was "Christmas present!" I have a Gerber tool that I love because I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 4,368
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Bill, thanks for posting that. I met Mark through...

Bill, thanks for posting that. I met Mark through Annapolis Yacht Sales and watched him work on their boat at Jabins. I had only met his wife and daughter a couple of times. We had several visits...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 4,530
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Ike, We painted our old Perkins4-108 nine...

Ike,
We painted our old Perkins4-108 nine years ago (repowered last year-but the old Perkins was still pretty when we donated it)
The two tips I gave on the last thread I think are worth...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 3,368
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Nine years ago we moved our boat from a fresh...

Nine years ago we moved our boat from a fresh water lake to the Chesapeake Bay. Mid summer we were motoring and the engine kept overheating. We phoned our diesel guy and he said "Bad year for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,275
Posted By NauticalFishwife
A friend of mine needed a large patch and called...

A friend of mine needed a large patch and called the local dingy store/repair shop. They gave him a piece from an old dink they had by the dumpster!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-12-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 8,731
Posted By NauticalFishwife
There are three things I learned from our diesel...

There are three things I learned from our diesel mechanic about painting the engine.
1. use aluminum foil to cover hoses, clamps and anything you do not want to get paint on. It's easy to scrunch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By NauticalFishwife
Awwww you guys are making me hungry for a burger...

Awwww you guys are making me hungry for a burger at Davis or pizza at Mangia's or better yet dinner at Lemon Grass! Just returned to MO after hauling the boat last week at Jabins in Back Creek. Stay...
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