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Search: Posts Made By: Smaxey
Forum: Learning to Sail 11-12-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
yeah watertime :) how soon is too soon for...

yeah watertime :) how soon is too soon for learning how to sail? i have sixth grade step kids and i think it'd be easier getting time to go sailing if i could get them behind it.
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,912
Posted By Smaxey
Oh. thanks !! i dont know if i can get ahold of...

Oh. thanks !! i dont know if i can get ahold of all of that on the budget i have before this week, but i'll do my best. any recommended PFD?manufacturer or anything else?

anything special about...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,912
Posted By Smaxey
what makes a good sailbag?

Not quite the bag itself, but what kinds of things do you include before you go out and sail? motion sickness drugs/remedies? food? beer? gloves? foul weather gear? any thing at all? do you even have...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-25-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
Hey! i got a contact in the local sailing...

Hey! i got a contact in the local sailing association, CORA, one of the guys i used to sail with referred me to them. I'll keep ya'll posted on how it goes :)
Forum: Orphan Brands 10-22-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 12,066
Posted By Smaxey
Strong and comfy are priorities :) as is...

Strong and comfy are priorities :) as is roominess, though the scale for roominess on a boat is a little out of whack with my perceptions of what i think it should be. i looked at a hunter 28 and...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-22-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
oops... double post.

oops... double post.
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-22-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
oh wow. ya'll have thought this racing...

oh wow. ya'll have thought this racing competition stuff out lol. the movie Wind was the closest i got to any of this stuff. at least the information. its a cool handicap system, and its very...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-22-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
oh wow. ya'll have thought this racing...

oh wow. ya'll have thought this racing competition stuff out lol. the movie Wind was the closest i got to any of this stuff. at least the information. its a cool handicap system, and its very...
Forum: Orphan Brands 10-22-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 12,066
Posted By Smaxey
thats awesome! i like the technical aspect of the...

thats awesome! i like the technical aspect of the photo more then the boat though in this picture. whats the beam on your boat?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-21-2010
Replies: 3,269
Views: 453,798
Posted By Smaxey
I can always appreciate a sobering note(terrible...

I can always appreciate a sobering note(terrible pun, sry) but i do agree. the water can be a body of hedonism or tragedy. I do appreciate your constructive criticisms.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-21-2010
Replies: 3,269
Views: 453,798
Posted By Smaxey
Well, operating costs asc. with the few times i'd...

Well, operating costs asc. with the few times i'd gone sailing previously involved the crew running on beer. and from what i could see it seemed to be the norm in the North Myrtle Beach area. while i...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
Oh! sorry i thought you were referring to the...

Oh! sorry i thought you were referring to the size and shapes of the sails necessary for replacement. at 30/sq ft on the sail.
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
[QUOTE=jephotog;657324]No that is for just a few...

[QUOTE=jephotog;657324]No that is for just a few sails. A fleet boats are 30+ feet. They will have Two mainsls, at least two spinnakers, 4+ headsails.[QUOTE]


do you mean 30$+? or are you...
Forum: Orphan Brands 10-21-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 12,066
Posted By Smaxey
I'd not looked at many boats or been on many...

I'd not looked at many boats or been on many boats, but i am seriously in love with that bombay clipper...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
OH! gotcha, wait, new sails are HOW MUCH!?!...

OH! gotcha,

wait, new sails are HOW MUCH!?!

i'm currently looking for the right sailing club, i found CORA(charleston Ocean Racing Asc.) but they dont seem right, and getting to that dock...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
I failed to finismy post before hitting reply,...

I failed to finismy post before hitting reply, there are a few acryonims i dont 'clew' into .

OPB's?

good advice when it came to the gloves and shoes. i imagine someone would get bent if i...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-21-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
I'll definitely keep this in mind, i do live in...

I'll definitely keep this in mind, i do live in the charleston, south carolina area, so I think i'll still find a boat.. though the CORA website for this area seems to have a year round schedule that...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-20-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
one of my biggest problems that i can remember is...

one of my biggest problems that i can remember is knowing what to eat, i still get reliably seasick, and i've yet to throw up, but i can remember being practically useless from being sick. is there a...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-20-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
Oh great, i'll look that up thanks SD, i'm...

Oh great, i'll look that up thanks SD, i'm starting to see why people listen to you :P
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-20-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
Ooh. good points ZZ, i appreciate the time you...

Ooh. good points ZZ, i appreciate the time you took to put that out there. I'm interested in the ASA classes and certifications because i like pieces of paper, its a big deal in the IT industry.
...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-20-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
Oh groovy, How did ya'll learn ? did you take...

Oh groovy, How did ya'll learn ? did you take classes, jump on other boats, read books ? so far i've been doing all three and they've been beneficial, but asa classes are a nice stack of cash i need...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-20-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
hmm. whats an RC chair? i figure your talking...

hmm. whats an RC chair? i figure your talking about achairman but what does it stand for?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Smaxey
OP : Wow.. thats a marvelous goal. and being an...

OP : Wow.. thats a marvelous goal. and being an extreme novice i cant think of doing that without someone whos done it before. im sure you can find someone who will pay for their own food. and fuel....
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-20-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By Smaxey
Cool I used to crew, then moved... hmm..

I used to crew a weekly sailing race in North Myrtle Beach, SC and met a lot of great people, I've since moved to charleston, and while i have been occupied. I find myself itching to sail, with no...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-20-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Smaxey
Hey from Charleston, SC!

I'm Steven and im looking to crew on the weekends in the charleston, SC area, Currently looking for a small dinghy to learn when i cant find a bigger vessel. feel free to PM if you dont mind some...
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