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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-10-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By jwoytek
If I wasn't busy this weekend, I'd suggest an...

If I wasn't busy this weekend, I'd suggest an impromptu Pittsburgh-area sailnet meetup. Ford City is about 20 minutes from me--I was shocked when I was reading about this company to find out that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,874
Posted By jwoytek
Now THAT sounds like it would be fun. Thanks for...

Now THAT sounds like it would be fun. Thanks for all of the great pictures--for those of us up north a ways (and some of us still without a boat of our own!), it is great to at least be able to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 13,372
Posted By jwoytek
My first boat was this little guy, a Mac Dinghy...

My first boat was this little guy, a Mac Dinghy (but not by Mac Boats--this one has tags indicating a J.L. McReynolds Company in Pittsburgh, PA), which I purchased used for $400 this summer. I...
Forum: Lake Erie   10-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,213
Posted By jwoytek
Congratulations! My wife and I really like it...

Congratulations! My wife and I really like it here. Of course, I'm from here, so maybe I'm a little biased. :)

I am still investigating marinas--partially because I don't yet have a boat to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-21-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By jwoytek
N0NJY de KB3HOZ. I'm a new sailor as well, and...

N0NJY de KB3HOZ. I'm a new sailor as well, and also an amateur radio operator (currently general, studying for extra). My wife and I are working on buying our first boat, too, and I'm excited to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By jwoytek
You might want to take a look at this thread,...

You might want to take a look at this thread, too, where I asked a similar question (but based on Lake Erie). I'm also now looking at a nice-looking Tartan 30. I hope that maybe it isn't the same...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,898
Posted By jwoytek
Wow--I am really appreciating the depth of...

Wow--I am really appreciating the depth of knowledge here at this forum! Thanks for all of the responses. I have a lot of things to think about here. There's lots of research to do here, and this...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-14-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,898
Posted By jwoytek
Thanks for all of the replies, folks. I have...

Thanks for all of the replies, folks. I have some new material to look over now, which is good. My wife and I are excited that we might actually be out sailing in our own boat this coming summer.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,898
Posted By jwoytek
Wow! How did I manage to miss that one in my...

Wow! How did I manage to miss that one in my searches? I think I'll have to go back to look at New York some more--maybe I missed some other choices there. That boat isn't half bad.

As for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,898
Posted By jwoytek
This is part of what we're looking to do--we want...

This is part of what we're looking to do--we want a boat that would be a capable "campsite" for the weekend, regardless of weather. We often spend time in a small-ish tent together, but we...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,898
Posted By jwoytek
Thanks for all of the replies, folks--feel free...

Thanks for all of the replies, folks--feel free to keep them coming!

The cost to keep it slipped and in storage are two things that I'm thinking about as well. I have quotes and figures on a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-12-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,898
Posted By jwoytek
Looking at 25-30ft boats suitable for weekending on the Great Lakes

Hello. I'm fairly new here. I have some sailing knowledge and own a single-person dinghy that I've been sailing for a bit. I want to do some small-time cruising and sailing with my wife, so I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,867
Posted By jwoytek
So I know a couple of folks who have built these...

So I know a couple of folks who have built these fun little boats from plywood, screws and glue called the "PD Racer". I don't have enough posts for link posting yet (yes, I know, visit the song...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-02-2008
Replies: 304
Views: 57,902
Posted By jwoytek
Hi. I just wanted to say thank you for putting...

Hi. I just wanted to say thank you for putting these together. I'm still very much a "sailor in training," and I've been enjoying reviewing these videos and learning more as I go. I hope to have a...
Forum: Lake Erie   09-22-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,213
Posted By jwoytek
Thanks!

Thanks for the suggestions, folks. I'm seriously looking at the Presque Isle Marina. Now I just need to make the finances work to get the boat. :)

jonathan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2008
Replies: 90
Views: 6,442
Posted By jwoytek
Is all of the physical wiring for those two...

Is all of the physical wiring for those two circuits separate, though? If everything is 100% separate, then that makes things a little more strange, but you could still have current leakage...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2008
Replies: 90
Views: 6,442
Posted By jwoytek
In addition to what others have written here,...

In addition to what others have written here, I'll add my little bit to the mix. I've been working around high-amperage electricity in the US for quite a while--in my spare time, I do theatre...
Forum: Lake Erie   08-26-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,213
Posted By jwoytek
Maybe a new Lake Erie sailor...

Hello. I'm new to SailNet, and a little new to sailing. I bought a silly little sailing dinghy (rigid with daggerboard, also set up to function as a standard dinghy with oar lock slots and the...
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