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Search: Posts Made By: VK540
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

Thanks for being so honest. Now I know your a jerk. *******. They can kick me off this forum for being honest and if they do I will miss it but I wont miss the members like you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

Damn! I say one nice thing and I get no response!!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

I apologize. As Paulo is a respected person in my readings. Your reply to the very first post was "Oh! A mariner with 50 years experience!" seemed to put everyone's back to the wall when they were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

Nope! Just that I have learned a hell of a lot from this forum and dont want some blow hard to spoil my good memories of this one. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

Time to visit another forum. Maybe one that has substance?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

Like I said, this thread must be a joke. Thanks for confirming it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2013
Replies: 144
Views: 4,954
Posted By VK540
Re: Vectran sleeve for anchor rode?

Or, you can just wear gloves to protect your hands instead of a sleeve
! LOL! I haven't posted in awhile and now I know why. This thread is ridiculous! If you want to prove your anchoring points, do...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-02-2012
Replies: 846
Views: 91,252
Posted By VK540
Re: Full or fin keel?

Holy WOW! I hope Smack takes some of Jeff's posts and slips them over to the "Old Salts" thread from this post!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-26-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,008
Posted By VK540
Re: Stolen Dinghy Located

Did you give him a receipt for the purchase so he can legally claim it? Or like someone else said, you can keep going back for more! I respect the way you handled it. Cant say I would have done the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2012
Replies: 219
Views: 13,232
Posted By VK540
Re: Is sleeping OK?

This is probably a really dumb question but here goes! If a sailing vessel is stopped, heave to or hove to, are they ok to go and have a good nap without worrying about the legal obligations of a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-09-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By VK540
Re: Alcohol stoves in use?

Your right, they are not the same size but I cannot find an alcohol stove with an oven as large as the propane. 7 to 8 inches deeper for the propane ovens. I will have to measure mine up and see what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-09-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By VK540
Re: Alcohol stoves in use?

I was just checking out the Orion on the net and comparing it to a propane stove and oven. The BTU rating of the oven on the alcohol system is 5000 BTU and the propane oven was 10,000 BTU. Quite a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-09-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 6,272
Posted By VK540
Re: In-mast furling

There was a boat docked beside my slip that had in mast furling without the sail on it for a few weeks. The banging of the furling gear inside the mast drove everyone nuts! The owner was getting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-09-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By VK540
Re: Alcohol stoves in use?

Sounds good, not ready to jump off the cliff yet but I don't know anyone who is using them around here. I find the oven in my pressure alcohol doesn't seem to get hot enough for cooking some things...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,354
Posted By VK540
Re: Alcohol stoves in use?

Just curious, are there any brand new production boats that use anything else but propane or natural gas? A sign of the times? I was at the Annapolis boat show a couple of years ago but I don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2012
Replies: 1,135
Views: 360,485
Posted By VK540
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

As this post was started in 2008. I am wondering if you set a limit of $200.00 to reflect inflation if more projects would get posted? Just a thought, nice thread, love it and either way I am getting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,136
Posted By VK540
Re: Favorite Boat

I am still interested in a Gozzard 36 and up.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-07-2012
Replies: 129
Views: 25,131
Posted By VK540
Re: The Salt's Corner Table

[QUOTE=smackdaddy;781894]This about sums it up...[/QUOTE
I recently took a cousin of mine for his first sailboat ride. We did the MacMan Challenge, a race from Makinac Island Michigan to Little...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-06-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 11,725
Posted By VK540
Re: Free or low cost GPS navigation software?

Similar experience with my (less than one year old) Garmin one month ago. It taught me two things. Never rely on it alone and only sail into anchorages after dark that you already have a track for....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,553
Posted By VK540
Re: Seaworthiness - Lloyd register rating?

If your in the market for a used boat you may want to forget the CE rating anyway. It started in Europe, it hasn't been used for all that long and even though some North American manufactures state...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-05-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,553
Posted By VK540
Re: Seaworthiness - Lloyd register rating?

Rate Your Boat-gosail.com (http://www.gosail.com/boatRating.html)

This site may be some help.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By VK540
Re: Best 1st time boat

Im not really the person to answer this but I will, once again, give my 2 cents. A friend of mine has a Beneteau First. It is a nice boat but what I do find that boats are advertised in such a way to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By VK540
Re: Best 1st time boat

I should mention that Miatapaul's advice and no doubt some more to come is also wise advice coming from experience that I may have not had and I didn't intend to undermine his advice. My opinion...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By VK540
Re: Best 1st time boat

I have a C&C 38 that I single hand quite easily on the North Shores of Lake Huron. One of the things that make it easy to single hand is the simplicity of the boat. Keep a small jib sail on, forget...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,278
Posted By VK540
Re: Hurricane Anchoring - Why not this way?

All I can say is: WOW! What a story!
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