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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 8,131
Posted By csaintg
Re: Got Our First Sailboat!

Promises made=Promises broken
Forum: Living Aboard   05-12-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 16,406
Posted By csaintg
Sorry to hear about the damage, Orion. I may have...

Sorry to hear about the damage, Orion. I may have an opportunity to work in Oahu this year. I could bring my boat out, or rent aliveaboard while I am there. I just want to know what my options are.
Forum: Living Aboard   05-12-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 16,406
Posted By csaintg
Bump, I would like to see an update to this...

Bump,

I would like to see an update to this thread. Has the economy affected the boat world in Hawaii as much as it has here in the mainland?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By csaintg
Hey gang, great info! There are some magazines...

Hey gang, great info! There are some magazines here that I haven't seen at the news stand, I will have to check them out. I enjoy Wooden Boat, and Lats and Att's, but the racing magazines hold no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By csaintg
Who owns a boat over 50'?

Seems to me most Sailing magaizines are geared towards racers, and cruisers over 50 feet. How big of a dynamic is this really?

I would expect the majority of boat owners to be purchasers of used...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-02-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By csaintg
Thanks guys, i have gotten in contact with the...

Thanks guys, i have gotten in contact with the Gig Harbor Yacht Club, and will be meeting up with them soon.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-30-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By csaintg
I live in the Puget Sound area on the Key...

I live in the Puget Sound area on the Key Peninsula, West of Gig Harbor. Thanks for the tips, I will check those places out. I assume they have something similar in Gig Harbor or Port Orchard?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,247
Posted By csaintg
Hey Chuck, I love wood, and I live in the...

Hey Chuck,

I love wood, and I live in the PNW. I would like to stop by and see your boat, maybe help out with some things...

Chris
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-29-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By csaintg
Anyone in the PNW? I just want to sail!

The weather here is killing me. I am brand new to sailing, and got my boat out twice before the weather turned. Now my little boat is sitting on it's trailer waiting to warm up, get some new paint,...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-29-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By csaintg
What about teaching the children some old...

What about teaching the children some old chantys, and then have them pull the canoe on a rope, in time to the song. It takes a little coordination, but the kids might find they have a little hidden...
Forum: O'Day   12-22-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,241
Posted By csaintg
Very nice site, Kurt. Thank you. I will spend...

Very nice site, Kurt. Thank you. I will spend some time there. Very good photos, I've bookmarked it.

Chris
Forum: O'Day   12-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,241
Posted By csaintg
Poltergeist, That is a great shot, but...

Poltergeist,

That is a great shot, but similar to the problem I have been having. Not sure my boat is actually a Mariner. It is 19' 2" as the Mariner specs say, but it says Ospray on the Transom,...
Forum: O'Day   12-18-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,241
Posted By csaintg
oday mariner traveler

I recently purchased an oday mariner, and the gentleman that I purchased the boat from had the traveler jerry rigged, with zip ties on the pulleys. Not only does it look tacky, but it seems extremely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 6,313
Posted By csaintg
In the military, we alloted five gallons of...

In the military, we alloted five gallons of water, per day, per person as a minimum. That is including personal hygene needs. So you need to be carting over 100 gallons with you for three weeks....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-17-2009
Replies: 280
Views: 84,450
Posted By csaintg
I have heard a lot of people say they float a...

I have heard a lot of people say they float a lifeline behind the boat. Is this a serious safety procedure, or just a last ditch effort in case you find yourself in the water? Has anyone actually...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-02-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 13,044
Posted By csaintg
So, I would like to know how the dream turned...

So, I would like to know how the dream turned out! What type of boat did you end up with? Are you still a family on the water?

How do you do laundry for a family of five when you are at sea?
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-02-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 12,574
Posted By csaintg
I bought an Oday Mariner 2 months ago. You are...

I bought an Oday Mariner 2 months ago. You are right, the prices are much higher where you are. Here in Wa. I would be looking at a full size boat 26+ ft. For $4000-$5000. Picked up my Mariner for...
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