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Forum: Racing Videos   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Christian Williams
New Fastnet '79 Docu on ESPN

Ted Turner's Greatest Race - ESPN Films: 30 for 30 (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By ambianceack
Re: Mono hull to Cat

Hi Slayer-

I did not read the above but to answer your question go for the multihull. I chartered one for the first time last fall and it was fun. A few hints that I discovered, To Tack, have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Mono hull to Cat

Capta. Give it a rest. We get that you don't like multihulls. Don't get one. I crew on a well sailed Pearson 36 cutter, and I can tell you from experience that multihulls sail just as well. Without...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Zanshin
Re: ISAF Personal Sea Survival Course - FUN!

The ISAF is international, and there are all sorts of places where you can take the seminar. Most of the venues won't have a full hall for fires, or a simulation chamber for leaks and it is unlikely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By manatee
Re: Boat buying book

These should get you started. Good Luck! Happy Hunting!


Interesting series of articles:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-25-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By davidpm
Panama Canal
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Jet Class 14'

As others have said, the Jet was essentially a state of the art International 14 when they were designed. I've only sailed a Jet a few times when I was on the sailing team in college at away events...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Seand50
Re: Jet Class 14'

The Jet 14 is a excellent lake boat. I bought mine back when I lived in NJ since there was an active racing fleet on the reservoir nearby. We raced the boat constantly for about 10 years. The last...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Waltthesalt
Re: Jet Class 14'

I raced a jet 14 as a teenager a long, long, time ago. Then they were molded plywood built by Sidnons and Sindle in New Jersey. It was a period International 14 hull with a Snipe rig. It had a...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-29-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,730
Posted By ScottUK
Re: high wind gybing technique??

Another safe way to gybe in high winds is to tack. (not sure if that is a chicken gybe)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By DrB
Re: Chart for Provincetown

Chart 13249 (

Look at sections below Provincetown Harbor title. Right below Mean Low Water note. There is no assigned note/letter, just green...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,982
Posted By davidpm
Re: Useful survival trick

It is a book about the Bounty. I'm listening to it in the car.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By blutoyz
Re: Newbie wind direction question

Use this link and save your gives you a real good forecast for what the wind will be like in different areas

WindAlert - Search Results...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,525
Posted By capt vimes
Re: Tacking and Boat Slows Down

If everything is the same on each tack (including ballast in form of tanks) then the "error" must be with the helmsman...
On a tack you loose speed... So the apparent wind is suddenly different......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-22-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Best week to sail in MA

Hey Slayer,

I thought that you did this same trip in 2013. Did you not?

I am planning a week long trip, to the same destinations, that will co-incide with the Perseid Meteor Shower in August....
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