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Search: Posts Made By: helenwiley
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,583
Posted By helenwiley
Re: DWI or DUI. or BUI. BWI

In Connecticut BWI is treated just like DWI and can result have driver's license revoked.
Forum: Mass Bay Sailors 04-14-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 3,888
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Mooring Costs in Boston area

We have a mooring at Winthrop. You need to contact Houghton's Marine Services (?). The number is 617-5843-568 (cell) or781-631-9338. Be advised that the harbormaster may want extra for dingy tie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 5,190
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Coffee Maker

Ditto-- that's exactly what we do, including the Folgers. We make the coffee into metal, thermos carafe. Works perfectly under anchor or under way.

Helen Wiley, Cornucopia, Finnsailer 35,...
Forum: US Northeast 04-12-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Serene destinations near NYC

Has anyone taken the outside of Long Island instead of going the East River? We are going to our mooring in Winthrop, MA, the end of May and would like an alternate route instead of going long Island...
Forum: herSailNet 04-08-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,319
Posted By helenwiley
Re: What do you do when you are docked or anchored?

Let's see the conjugation would be:
I pod
You pod
He, she, it pods...

I like the idea of spider races. Down here, if one isn't a tidy sailor, palmetto bug races are possible.

and to add to...
Forum: Good Old Boat 04-08-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 18,340
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Navigating locks

Navigating locks is truly an experience. Here's what happens with our Finnsailer 35. We try to time the lock so we don't have to hold position or scramble to secure ourselves to a dolphin. Of course...
Forum: Other Brands 04-08-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Coronado 25?

We will be in Boston/Winthrop this summer. Keep in touch, and maybe we can have a Coronado regatta.

Helen Wiley s/v Bogie, Coronado 25, 197?
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,319
Posted By helenwiley
Re: What do you do when you are docked or anchored?

"That is the first time I have seen "Kindle" used as a verb."

I knew that would get a response, even if no one answered the question posed.

Helen
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,319
Posted By helenwiley
What do you do when you are docked or anchored?

I'm curious what others of the female persuasion do while anchored or docked---besides the usual sightseeing, watching anchor/fenders, repairing, replacing, cooking, cleaning, laundry and...
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 3,310
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Meat & Potato Man

DR, I think this says the ideas and information are still important. Many people have the same question. (This is my reasoning for responding to vintage posts, so I won't look like a complete idiot.)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 1,918
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Well, post you *&%#@ sailing stories...

We've all been there. The boat was on stands next to the house for 3 years. That amounts to a whine factor of 10. Be grateful you will soon be in the water. Three years is really doing "hard" time.
...
Forum: herSailNet 04-04-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 3,310
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Meat & Potato Man

I am glad to see I'm not the only one canning. As a matter of fact I have been busy at it for the last week. One can stand only so much Spam and Dinty Moore beef stew. There is much info online about...
Forum: Other Brands 04-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,225
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Finnsailer 35

I have found 3 other Finnsailer owners. There are now a total of 3 Finnsailer Finnclipper 35 and 1 Finnsailer 28 in American waters. Three of these boats will be in New England this summer. Anyone...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2012
Replies: 162
Views: 15,157
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Those of us who are above, lets say, 60 please muster up.

OK.. I am 63. I took up sailing when I was 58. That was because I gave up horseback riding for fear of breaking more bones. My friends say I like archaic forms of transportation. What I like is...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-03-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 17,348
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Why is beam reach (or near to it) the fastest point of sail?

Minne,
Thank you for explaining that so clearly!
Forum: Provisioning 04-01-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 11,242
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Buying Canned Goods

I can my own. The problem is not veggies and fruit. They are readily available everywhere, and our vegetarian cruising colleagues definitely have an advantage. Carnivores can only stand so much Spam...
Forum: Other Brands 03-25-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Coronado 25?

We have a Coronado 25' that is moored at Winthrop Yacht Basin, Winthrop, MA.
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 03-25-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 5,746
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Generator Etiquette

We have a small Honda generator. It's fairly quiet. We use it to charge phones, Kindle, and laptops. It's always off by bedtime, and we try to place it so it doesn't disturb anyone. I'm of the "My...
Forum: Florida - Eastern 03-24-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By helenwiley
Vero Beach Municipal Marian Gets a Five Star Rating

We've just returned from 50 days of cruising Florida, including the Okeechobee. Now that we are home again in Savannah, Georgia, I thought I would rate our marina experiences. By far the most...
Forum: herSailNet 03-24-2012
Replies: 100
Views: 20,310
Posted By helenwiley
Re: Shaving legs onboard?

OK...here's what I do. Forget the water. Use hand cream. You not only get shaved but also take care of dry skin at the same time.
Forum: Florida - Eastern 02-14-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By helenwiley
Jacksonville a boater friendly city

We just spent our 72 free hours of docking split between Jacksonville Municipal Marina and Jacksonville Landing. We were delighted with this detour from the ICW. The Municipal Marina has automated...
Forum: herSailNet 01-30-2012
Replies: 236
Views: 18,815
Posted By helenwiley
That would be "baffling" I figure most of you can...

That would be "baffling" I figure most of you can read typo by now :).
Forum: herSailNet 01-30-2012
Replies: 236
Views: 18,815
Posted By helenwiley
Some exchanges I have found baffly. Others have...

Some exchanges I have found baffly. Others have enlightening. For instance, I now have a greater understanding of and sympathy for my friends who refuse to sail with their husbands and prefer...
Forum: Other Brands 01-28-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,225
Posted By helenwiley
Finnsailer 35

Does anyone out there have a Finnsailer 35 built by Fiskars? Captain Bob and I would love to communicate with you.

Helen Wiley, S/V Cornucopia, Finnsailer 35, Savannah, GA
Forum: SailNet FAQ 01-28-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 3,377
Posted By helenwiley
Reasonable boat yard in Ct

[QUOTE=paintpollz;802681]In my first month of learning about sailing...

I've been emailing/calling boatyards in CT and RI for seasonal mooring pricing/storage. average is about $3200 per season...
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