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Search: Posts Made By: Dirtboy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-30-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 6,857
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Boat owner not paying yard, and title of ownership issues

In our case we would repair and re-sell anything we could if we could make a profit. The only ones we sold weren't really worth fixing. I worked (retired now) for a large motorcycle/jet boat/pwc...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-26-2013
Replies: 277
Views: 26,429
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Steve, You are usually the first to welcome newbies with a friendly "Welcome Dude!" Thoughts and prayers are with you from all of us.

Jack
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 6,276
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: What are your other passions?

Motorcycling (on road, off road, track)
Gardening
Caregiving

DB
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Fastest way to board your boat

Me too.



Big Mistake IMHO. The RSV4 might not be the right bike for you but don't give up motorcycling! LOL I considered the new "4" but am so happy with my '03 Tuono I just can't justify...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2012
Replies: 153
Views: 29,322
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Clothing optional sailing

It's known among nudists as "Adams Nightmare." :)

DB
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2012
Replies: 153
Views: 29,322
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Clothing optional sailing

Ha! My equipment isn't big enough to get caught on a cleat! LOL Hey, comes in handy riding the sport bike!

I always point out to guests that the #1 buoy at Clearwater Pass is the clothing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2012
Replies: 2,852
Views: 321,172
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Thanks Smack, funny as hell. Beach Cats are a blast. I flat wore out a Hobie 16. Then I got a job selling G-cat's and had a 18' demo to sail. It's the speed, it's always fun and exciting.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,153
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

Hi Ant, welcome to the forum. One thing all of us sailors have in common; we're all "dreamers." LOL We understand the dream, but those of us who've been there know the reality. Small boats are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Who sailed this weekend???

Friday night I was reviewing what i needed to do for storm prep, as the hurricane was still a threat to Tampa Bay. Removing the sails and splicing new dock lines was the task. I was up early...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Visiting Tampa Aug 7-9; room on your boat for 2 for a day?

Don't be too quick to judge .... he is bringing a girl!

DB
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-13-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Visiting Tampa Aug 7-9; room on your boat for 2 for a day?

Do you know how hot Florida is in August!!! LOL I usually sail in the evening that time of year. I may be out of town then but if not we may be able to get together for a sail. Visitors usually...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,292
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Umm...well...uh-oh...

Hey utchucked, Congrats on the big move. My friend is selling his 26' Westerly. The Westerly's are high-quality design and construction, very sea worthy and very good cruisers. I owned a 23'...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-20-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,060
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Perfect yacht bike!

Hey David,

My post was a little tongue-in-cheek as the improvements over the last 30 years have been amazing! That FX looks like a nice bit of kit and I wouldn't mind having one myself.

From...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,060
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Perfect yacht bike!

Bought a pair of these last month, neither running. Took 'em to the guy who works on my bikes and he made one good 'un outta two. I'm thinking this would work as good as any of them new age...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2012
Replies: 162
Views: 14,592
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Those of us who are above, lets say, 60 please muster up.

Interesting. I'm 69 and became a "re-entry" sailor three years ago. I wanted a companion activity to motorcycling, something a little more sedate. I say a "companion" activity because I will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2012
Replies: 162
Views: 14,592
Posted By Dirtboy
Re: Those of us who are above, lets say, 60 please muster up.

It's much better than the alternative; never qualifying.

DB
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 4,325
Posted By Dirtboy
Years ago (with my first wife and first...

Years ago (with my first wife and first "in-the-water" boat) we were sailing our little Westerly Padgent about 10 miles off Clearwater Beach, Florida. We had been sailing all night and just after...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2012
Replies: 162
Views: 14,592
Posted By Dirtboy
Yep, I'd say we're all "winners" here. Just...

Yep, I'd say we're all "winners" here.

Just turned 69 last month. I still do just about everything I could 30 years ago. I think I'm actually better on the dirt bike now ('corse it could be the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2012
Replies: 192
Views: 10,325
Posted By Dirtboy
Thank the universe for people willing to try...

Thank the universe for people willing to try "crazy ideas!" Nothing was ever advanced by folks who didn't try. CnC are the type of people I admire. They aren't foolishly venturing into the world. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2012
Replies: 192
Views: 10,325
Posted By Dirtboy
Yes, you have a great pardner there! Marriage is...

Yes, you have a great pardner there! Marriage is great when you share adventures. I am also very lucky to have a wife who shared my passion for motorcycling; we did a lot of traveling together.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 6,410
Posted By Dirtboy
I solo about 75% of the time. When I do have...

I solo about 75% of the time. When I do have guests I like to put their hands on the tiller and let them get a real feel for sailing. A few of my powerboat friends have been surprised at how much...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Dirtboy
We wanna see the fresh tattoo ..... :) DB

We wanna see the fresh tattoo ..... :)

DB
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 15,378
Posted By Dirtboy
I turned 69 last week. Can't believe my luck in...

I turned 69 last week. Can't believe my luck in the health and fitness departments. I was never a "jock" as a youngster but the last 15 years of off-road riding changed that. I don't take any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 6,124
Posted By Dirtboy
Good, me neither. However traffic isn't the only...

Good, me neither. However traffic isn't the only hazard. Equipment failure during a motorcycle trip could mean a long walk. Equipment failure in the middle of the Atlantic ...............

If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-09-2012
Replies: 72
Views: 6,124
Posted By Dirtboy
You are obviously speaking for yourself. Riding...

You are obviously speaking for yourself. Riding a motorcycle across the US is not more dangerous than sailing across an ocean if you are more skilled as a motorcyclist than a sailor. I assure you,...
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