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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 7,602
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Jon Eisberg's Passing today...

It was a surprise. An autopsy is in progress.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By mitiempo
Re: what is my house bank capacity?

No disadvantage. The batteries determine the acceptance, not the charger.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-12-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,762
Posted By SHNOOL
Re: Tayana 37 or Pearson 365

Ok, so this Pearson 365:
Versus this Tayana 37:...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-30-2015
Replies: 107
Views: 4,499
Posted By tdw
Re: Your Onboard Coffee Fix

Have you tried drinking your coffee without the marihuana ? Maybe it is the pot ? :laugh
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-10-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 8,876
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

I was the sailboat on scene and took five people aboard my boat, four children and one adult male. I never saw the sixth person, father of two of the boys.

I was headed northbound west of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,353
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Where to anchor in Keys?

In Marathon, in front of one of the more popular waterside restaurant/bars, Dockside, is a mid sized anchorage where I saw a half dozen big cats anchored during the past month. It's just a short...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 21,273
Posted By flyingwelshman
Found footage

One of the common complaints about this topic over at SA is that the video is 'boring'.

I was able to piece together snippets from the original video in hopes of livening the thing up a bit.
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-12-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,295
Posted By Christian Williams
Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return--30 Minute Video

Twenty days out and 28 back on an Ericson 32-3.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-17-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 10,340
Posted By TQA
Re: generator a good idea?


Running a fridge on an 85 watt panel. Which fridge is it? I need one!
Forum: Chartering   08-28-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,349
Posted By hellosailor
Re: Dismasted in the Aegean - lessons to learn

'It should also be noted that if the boat is a Bavaria 2005 than the rig IS less than 10 years old."
But is that nine years, in charter service, equal to 90 years of casual summer weekend use on a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3,223
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Inspecting fire extinguishers

If they are powder ones, take them off the mount every 6 months, hold them upside down and give the bottom a sharp tap with a rubber mallet, ensures that the power isn't settling to form a block at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: Simple in-line hose filter without carbon?

Yup, I know about cartridge filters. I'd hate to think how many thousands of filters I've changed and the 10s of thousands projects of mine have consumed. I've also designed plants that have recycled...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,804
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: How to run aground properly

A girl friend's daughter had that problem. I found a 'Delta' nautical flag ("I am maneuvering with difficulty; keep clear") sticker for her bumper. No one else figured it out that I know of but it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-13-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By bobperry
Re: Sailing Mentors: Perry

You are running the risk of ruining my reputation around here.

But thank you.
Forum: Engines   01-30-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 5,545
Posted By Minnesail
Re: Ethanol in gasoline questions

If it came to that I'd drink the rum myself and paddle the boat!
Forum: Boat Reviews   01-28-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 6,239
Posted By bobperry
Re: Islander Freeport 36

For the record I am an old looking really nice guy. I may come off being rude and arrogant but that just because I am rude and arrogant. Underneath that facade you will find a nice, old rude and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 4,598
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Teak substitutes. Why not?

This cork I just pulled out of a nice Cabernet is stained?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-24-2013
Replies: 66
Views: 49,977
Posted By Solandri
Re: Dangers of LED navigation lights

Pardon this new member chiming in (I joined because I'm researching buying a sailboat and you have to sign in to search), but I'm a pretty big astronomy buff. I don't really understand the original...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-15-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By shanedennis
Re: IPAD or...... ???

Oh my goodness. Someone has been drinking Apple's Koolaid again!

The facts are absolutely clear. Android (Google) holds more than 50% of the mobile OS market, iOS (Apple) holds less than 30%.
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   07-27-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,811
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Boat Size

For some reason there are some questions and discussions which bounce around in my mind like a BB in a box car, and while I was out sailing today, this has been one of them. As I began to think about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-25-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,072
Posted By CalebD
Re: The Jeff_H Appreciation Thread

Since we are all getting a little Kum Buy Ya...

I'd like to thank sonosail for
Having all those various boat specifications and line drawings available in one place is an...
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