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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2014
Replies: 143
Views: 11,218
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Chicken is on the market

Well, that's a fair amount of sailing...

Where did you go?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By T37Chef
Re: mooring site / marina on Chesapeake

Cocobean,

There are some great options for you. I also recommend Oak Harbor Marina, please mention my name, Shawn. Ken Browman is the owner and wife Barbara run the marina, as mentioned a DIY...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 5,641
Posted By jslade8581
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

RockDawg,

Your stories about deliveries are awesome. Here's my two cents:
1. If you want to do international deliveries or get a Captain's job on a non US-flagged vessel, get the RYA Yacht...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 5,641
Posted By Yorksailor
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Rock,

For the Yachtmaster certification to be used commercially/teaching in the UK you also must do a day each of: sea survival (liferaft practice in the pool), first aid and diesel mechanicing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,879
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Engine problem vs Improper functioning of the Prop

I highly recommend David King at Annapolis Diving Contractors, LLC | Hull Cleaning, Bottom Cleaning, Divers and Dive Services in Annapolis and Kent Island, MD...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,879
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Engine problem vs Improper functioning of the Prop

what is it with these threads lately when everyone is trying to make the other look like an idiot?

if you have nothing nice to say or even try to help without acting like an encylcopedia just keep...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   04-09-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Boat Detailing in Annapolis

First choice - Kirk Benedict at Prestige Detailing - 410-267-6860

Second choice - Jill at Boat Shine Annapolis - 443-758-5763

Tell either that Dave from Auspicious sent you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-02-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 6,303
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: What would you do you are off Hatteras ?

I wouldn't try to go into Bald Head with 8+ draft... you'd probably make it at high water, but the entrance is very narrow, little margin for error... Plus, there's not much there, it would be very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,577
Posted By rhr1956
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By bljones
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,678
Posted By JimMcGee
Re: Mermaids in the Bay

All kidding aside, very nice camera work.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,678
Posted By Resolute_ZS
Re: Mermaids in the Bay

Great bokeh - what do you shoot with?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 4,256
Posted By shadowraiths
Re: I had a bad day, I need a hug or will kill someone

Glad to hear you've made your choice. Transpac is pretty awesome. One of my dock mates Ronnie Simpson (http://www.quantumsails.com/News/index.php/archives/1861), raced a Moore 24 in last year's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-16-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 4,113
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Sailing 3 miles off shore and Thunderstorm moves in from the east. What do you do

Some would damn you and call you irresponsible for putting yourself there in the first place. They would tell you should have a drogue to heave to. They would say you should never have venture out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 4,256
Posted By bljones
Re: I had a bad day, I need a hug or will kill someone

rockDAWG, evey man's life is marked by defining moments- your future depends on the decisions you make, and the decisions you make say a great deal about who and what you are.

Now, not to put any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By FSMike
Re: How did you do Mona Pass last time?

1) We departed from Samana.
2) Yes, as per Bruce Van Sant's recommendation. You should read the rationale in his book.
3) As I said, we turned around. We headed back to the DR, going into Luperon...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-13-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,596
Posted By Dog Ship
Re: Experienced Crew needed from Tahiti to Fiji

I posted this in another thread but I see after 3 pages of Debbie's dietribe here that it's still valid. I'm a Canadian too but you don't speak for me Debbie.


Attitude is everything Debbie.
I...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-13-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,596
Posted By bljones
Re: Experienced Crew needed from Tahiti to Fiji

debbie, you are absolutely coorect- it is YOUR RIGHT to post on a public forum... just as it is OUR RIGHT to reply. (Did the capitals add emphasis, make my point any stronger or display the amazing...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-13-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,596
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Experienced Crew needed from Tahiti to Fiji

Experienced crew doesn't need an "opportunity to sail". The opportunity you present with your attitude here as a reflection of what your attitude on board would be like is less than appealing. It's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By jackdale
Re: Left Coast Off-shore Sailors, what to pack?

Some of my preferences. A little random.

I wear a foulie bib when on deck. I hate a wet a bum.

I gave up on shoes and wear either closed toe sandals in the warmth or sea boots when cooler (I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By GeorgeB
Re: Left Coast Off-shore Sailors, what to pack?

Rockdawg, welcome to the Pacific. I ditto everything that was said previously. The Pacific even off of SoCal is pretty cold and it is pretty effective in cooling off the surrounding air. I find...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By MrPelicano
Re: Left Coast Off-shore Sailors, what to pack?

It really depends on what kind of boat you're on. I did the trip on a J/105 and a Frers 37, and neither boat was particularly wet. On the other hand, people I know have done a couple crossings on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,629
Posted By Faster
Re: Left Coast Off-shore Sailors, what to pack?

Where are you leaving from? If California, that's one thing.. if the PNW... then it's CCCCOLD for the first 700 NM at least. We left Victoria one July 1st, I spent the the entire time down to the N....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By Capt.aaron
Re: Sat Phone - Rent or Buy and which one

Globe something on Andrews ave. in Ft. lauderdale next to Marine Professional Institute. I rented an Iridium.
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