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Search: Posts Made By: groggy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By groggy
Re: Mystery dinghy

Ugh this is probably pointless. I just found the comprehensive list of clones and it's daunting: Board Boat Guide - ShortyPen.com (http://www.shortypen.com/sailboat-guide/board-boat/)

I think the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By groggy
Mystery dinghy

I am trying to identifty this sailing dinghy that my father is photographed on.

Its a terrible picture for trying to figure this out, but this is what I have noticed:

1) it kinda looks like a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By groggy
Re: Created a sailnet forum goup for San Franciso Bay Area sailing

It was great to meet gamayun and L124C and others at SSP on Saturday!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By groggy
Re: Created a sailnet forum goup for San Franciso Bay Area sailing

That sounds like a great idea, I will definitely be there for a beer at 7pm as well!

-Max
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By groggy
Re: Created a sailnet forum goup for San Franciso Bay Area sailing

Hi All,

Well, I created the group and then have lagged on doing anything further as the winter has led my focus elsewhere. Now that spring is upon us, and the winds are cranking up in the bay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By groggy
Created a sailnet forum goup for San Franciso Bay Area sailing

Apparently sailnet.com has the ablility to create groups, a feature that appears to not get much use, but I have created the group San Francisco Bay Sailing...
Forum: Chartering 12-20-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 3,882
Posted By groggy
Re: Experience required to bareboat?

some of the charting schools require that bareboat students have done some minimum number of charters on the boats that their 103/Basic cruising qualifies them for as a prerequisite to taking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 5,637
Posted By groggy
Re: Bumfuzzles swallow the Anchor

well, its been a good read, and i wish em well. something is fun until it's not, so there is no reason not to do something else.

if i recall correctly, they did this once already, selling a...
Forum: Chartering 12-19-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 3,882
Posted By groggy
Re: Experience required to bareboat?

Certs are good, but have you actually done any sailing charters with any kind of similar boat where you have been fully in charge?

By that I mean, rent and provision a 30-40 foot boat, brief the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By groggy
Morro? Monterey? Pismo? Weekend on the hook.

This is a little farther to drive, but here are lots of great anchorages here in the SF bay.

May be more feasible for a long weekend though, depending on how long it would take to drive here and...
Forum: Chartering 11-07-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By groggy
Re: San Francisco in January?

January is a ways off, but if the conditions are right and the timing works out, you are welcome to split a charter with me renting a charter club boat.

Other choices include swinging by cal...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By groggy
Coastal Cruiser Suggestions

Ranger 26. Many in your price range.
Forum: Chartering 09-10-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By groggy
Re: first bareboating for a weekend sail from Annapolis to Baltimore

Not to pile on here, but unless you have done a few charters - not including classes - you might want to start smaller wrt boat and crew size. In class everyone is actively learning and practicing...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 09-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,342
Posted By groggy
Re: Looking for sailing partner parents

We are still here. I am now more experienced than I was two years ago, and my kid is 4 years old. I have just started taking him out on boats, with mixed results. He likes kayaks and rowboats, but...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By groggy
Re: What the heck do I do with the traveller?

my understanding of this is not complete, but this is what i was taught:

It has to do with sail shape. the traveller allows the boom to move laterally - port or starboard, while the mainsheet...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-28-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,001
Posted By groggy
Re: Going ashore while on the hook

At the US Sailing school I went to, anchoring was taught in each level: Keelboat, Basic Cruising, and Bareboat, as each boat range had different equipment and expectations. The keelboats aren't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By groggy
Re: Boat is sluggish

Now that is putting a reef in... a coral reef. :eek:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By groggy
Re: Where to get a new tiller in Seattle?

Haven Boatworks, LLC - Boat Repair, Restoration, Port Townsend, WA (http://www.havenboatworks.com/) has some good people.

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (http://nwboatschool.org/) might...
Forum: San Fran Bay 07-25-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By groggy
Re: Good location to load/unload passengers from SF?

I think South beach Harbor has a public dock that could be used for the purpose.

There is also "The Ramp" restaurant, who have a dock for diners, but I imagine it would not be unreasonable to pick...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 1,872
Posted By groggy
Why are we here?

Is "cf" cruisers forum?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 9,629
Posted By groggy
Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

that does look pretty cool,

the sweet new boats in the club i rent from dont seem to have much in the way of carpet. the occasional rubber backed throw rug at the bottom of the companionway to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 4,589
Posted By groggy
Good on yer. I remember being young and broke,...

Good on yer. I remember being young and broke, and I wish I had gotten a boat instead of the marginal cars I had.

Use the fact that you are a boat owner and sailor and get a job at the local...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-03-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,467
Posted By groggy
Re: West Marine: A Love-Hate Relationship

Here in the bay area, the staff seem enthusiastic, helpful, and generally knowledgable.

Yeah, the new and common "just in time" inventory can be a bit of a problem sometimes, but honestly, most...
Forum: San Fran Bay 07-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By groggy
Re: point san pablo yacht harbor?

hmm, the yelp reviews are kind of intriguing, but fstbttms is pretty trustworthy on matters of marinas.. google earth it and see if you like it. I kinda want to go now just to see it.

There was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-02-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 7,581
Posted By groggy
Re: I want a nautical tattoo :)

it can only be:

http://www.math.unl.edu/~s-nimholt1/trogdor.png
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