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Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-09-2012
Replies: 3,445
Views: 949,430
Posted By Nottoway
Forum: Iberia & The Med   12-09-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,911
Posted By Nottoway
Re: Sailing in Croatia - ready to give informations

I want to return for advice about cruisiing in the Adriatic, but right now I want to second Christian's observation about sailing in the Med and environs in August: the marinas are full, the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-09-2012
Replies: 3,445
Views: 949,430
Posted By Nottoway
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

I'd love to know more about cruising in the Black Sea. Can you recommend any good resources?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-08-2012
Replies: 3,445
Views: 949,430
Posted By Nottoway
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Cardinal 46 Scarlet in Lagos, Portugal. Thiis trip Martinique to Tortola-Bermuda-Azores-Portugal--Med next.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-11-2011
Replies: 3,445
Views: 949,430
Posted By Nottoway
"Scarlet" in Horta, Azores

"Scarlet" in Horta, Azores
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-21-2009
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Posted By Nottoway
Book publisher in Kittery Point, ME. Just sold my...

Book publisher in Kittery Point, ME. Just sold my Bristol 40 in Menoca, Spain and am buying a custom Cardinal 46 in Martinique, French West Indies. Bristol 40 "Nottoway" sailing at A Bristol 40...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-19-2008
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Views: 949,430
Posted By Nottoway
Western Mediterranean

Western Mediterranean
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-12-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,262
Posted By Nottoway
Hi Jim, I'm on the same course--presently in...

Hi Jim,

I'm on the same course--presently in Torrevieja, Spain--and look forward to reading your replies.

Spencer
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-02-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,845
Posted By Nottoway
Pilots charts are a great resource but I always...

Pilots charts are a great resource but I always have to remind myself what an "average" wind speed is. I see 15 knots on the wind rose and think "Sounds good!" whereas the average may be made up of...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-17-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 6,712
Posted By Nottoway
Nottoway, my Bristol 39 (40) centerboarder is not...

Nottoway, my Bristol 39 (40) centerboarder is not unlike Finsiterre, drawing only 4' with the board up. In rough seas, pulling the board up makes the boat less resistent to waves--it slides sideways...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-11-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 5,632
Posted By Nottoway
Another use for the ship's bell in the cockpit is...

Another use for the ship's bell in the cockpit is to call the watch below. The sound of a bell cuts through wave and engine noise better than the human voice.

Two strikes means "Please come on...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   12-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By Nottoway
For the cost of a round trip ticket to Horta in...

For the cost of a round trip ticket to Horta in the Azores you could get a closeup look at a lot of boats that have had to sail at least 1,000 miles of open Atlantic to get there. (It's also a very...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   12-10-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 10,454
Posted By Nottoway
It seems to me that inverted form stability is...

It seems to me that inverted form stability is important--and morbidly fascinating--but only relevant in a small portion of the cases of boats that are knocked down past 90 degrees.

Anecdotal...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   12-07-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 10,454
Posted By Nottoway
The angle of vanishing stability and capsize...

The angle of vanishing stability and capsize screening formals can be found at:
http://www.sailingusa.info/formula.htm

They don't take into account nonstandard weight distributions of the hull or...
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