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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,141
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: tipping the splasher

We will tip the guy when our boat is safely back in the water. You know the song... Don't pay the ferry man......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2014
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,323
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

We fly a pirates flag. It was lame until it got all tattered and ragged around the edges. Now it's waaaayyyyy cool.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,141
Posted By RIO GRANDE
tipping the splasher

So our boat is finally going back in. Do any of you tip the travel lift operator? This person has a lot of responsibility in doing it right the first time.. no second chances. Just wondering...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-26-2013
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,323
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

We fly the Jolly Roger cause we don't belong to a yacht club, therefore no burgee. After watching this, we might take it down. Oh, and if I ever threw a sheet over the stern like that, I would be...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-25-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: Silva Bay restraurant and beer and wine store.

Not just the derelict boats but the washrooms and showers that are run by the marina......:puke
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,052
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

I advise anyone that fluffs their sails to be up wind of the sail fluffer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,052
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

If our Landseer slept on our spinnaker I would be saying, Honey, we need a new spinnaker. Fluffing it just wouldn't cut it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,052
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

That's funny. I can so relate with her. I'm always giving the boat parts new names... The captain just smiles and goes with it. I love him
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 1,485
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: Help! Flys

I bought the Captain one of those fly/wasp taser rackets. Not a fly or wasp to been seen now.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: cleaning upholstery

Thanks for your input. I was hoping there would be an easy way. I just can't imagine trying to stuff the foam back in to the fabric. Hi Paul. This is the Admiral from Timara, hoping for some wind...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By RIO GRANDE
cleaning upholstery

Hi I could use some advice on how you clean your upholstery. I'm quite sure the fabric is polyester. I'm trying to avoid peeling the fabric away from the foam and the nightmare it must be to get it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-17-2012
Replies: 3,451
Views: 956,918
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Victoria B.C. Race locally and cruise in the Gulf Islands
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Re: Cleaning the head

This method would work great on the interior,too. Just release cat into cabin, add shampoo and slowly add in our German shepherd and our Landseer who ,by the way, detest each other.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Cleaning the head

What to use to clean head. I heard that a lot of people use baking soda. It gets rid of smells and cleans really well. I like the idea as there are no harsh chemicals involved. Have heard to use...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-14-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By RIO GRANDE
Pumping heads in all the wrong places

So we finally went on our first cruise in the gulf islands. I know this is going to get some attention but, what is it with some people dumping their heads right in the marina. :confused: having...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-14-2012
Replies: 1
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Views: 225
Posted By RIO GRANDE
newby

Hi, long time lurker. Thought it was time to come aboard. Hola to everyone
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