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Search: Posts Made By: BigEasy1
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By BigEasy1
Best Way to Transport Mast

I am looking at a 33 foot boat that will have to be transported about 600 miles overland. I am getting estimates for transporting on a flatbed / semi. I would appreciate your opinions, especially...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
TropicCat My point is that there are no...

TropicCat
My point is that there are no quick fixes and every energy alternative has problems associated with it. This country has yet to even formulate a comprehensive energy plan in 30 years,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
Like it or not we are going to need oil for a...

Like it or not we are going to need oil for a long time. We are a fossil fuel economy. Sure we need to ramp up efforts to pursue energy alternatives but it will take decades to come to fruition. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
You gotta love this. La Governor Bobby Jindahl...

You gotta love this. La Governor Bobby Jindahl called the Pres today, pissed about the coast guard shutting down his 20 oil vacuum barges. Shortly afterward, the coast guard oil spill director...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
Take a look at the photos posted by this news...

Take a look at the photos posted by this news organization

Also, just an update from LA. The La Department of Wildlife & Fisheries along with the Governor's staff placed vacuum machines on...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-16-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,257
Posted By BigEasy1
Greg, Save yourself a lot of frustration &...

Greg,
Save yourself a lot of frustration & perhaps your life. Sign up for some sailing lessons. I have been sailing on & off for 30 years and I can tell you that I had some close calls those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 6,798
Posted By BigEasy1
I checked slip availability last month at Prieto...

I checked slip availability last month at Prieto Marina in Mandeville off of Bayou Castine. I was told that there was quite a waiting list. Slips with floating docks were available in Madisonville...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-06-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By BigEasy1
Smile John, Thanks for the reply. It appears that...

John,
Thanks for the reply. It appears that you directly involved in prepping the boat for shipment and did not deligate the task to the yard or the truck operator. I guess that is the only way...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
K1vsk, I appreciate the fact that you were...

K1vsk,
I appreciate the fact that you were in LA a week ago. I suggest that you come again because it has gotten worse since you left and it is going to continue to get worse until the well is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
Containment boom is a joke. It may work in a...

Containment boom is a joke. It may work in a small body of water to control a minor spill. With the massive amount of oil in the open waters of the gulf, oil is going over the boom as well as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
Amen, I couldn't agree more. Only addition is...

Amen, I couldn't agree more. Only addition is that this happened in Federal waters under Federal control. Should throw some of the Washington bureauocrats who failed to do their jobs in jail along...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-06-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By BigEasy1
Boat prep for overland transport

I am presently investigating transporting a 34 foot sailboat about 600 milesby flatbed trailer with a boat hauling firm. Can anyone who has recently shipped a boat give me an idea ($/ft) of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 61,670
Posted By BigEasy1
I am not casting blame at this point in time. I...

I am not casting blame at this point in time. I have been a proponent of drilling for years; we are a petroleum based economy and will need oil for years to come. My beef is that there are millions...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-06-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 9,049
Posted By BigEasy1
What kind of scheduling arrangements do you use...

What kind of scheduling arrangements do you use to to ensure that all partners have equitable sailing time? Are there any online services that are availble to facilitate scheduling?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-06-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 9,049
Posted By BigEasy1
Do most recommend forming an LLC for the boat...

Do most recommend forming an LLC for the boat partnership?
Also, is there difficulty obtaing insurance for the partnership?

David
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