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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2006
Replies: 80
Views: 6,012
Posted By jemsea
Timing - The essence of Life and the Green Flash

Seeing the green flash is timing. If you stare at the sun going down you wont be able to see it.

Watch a darker part of the horizon and keep the setting sun in your peripheral vision. Then, just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-30-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By jemsea
get gmail 6 months and no spam yet. ...

get gmail 6 months and no spam yet.

Google Rules!!
{If you don't believe me just wait, they know all and will soon own all:D }
Forum: Cal   06-29-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 4,391
Posted By jemsea
There is a Cal owners group on Yahoo groups. Very...

There is a Cal owners group on Yahoo groups. Very knowledgeble and helpful bunch. We had a Cal 22 and were able get most of our questions answered.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By jemsea
I've decided to go with Maptech for a nav program...

I've decided to go with Maptech for a nav program because it comes with all the US vector & raster charts.

But while looking at different nav programs I looked at the new Capn. I know it will...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-23-2006
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,132,519
Posted By jemsea
Gloucester, MA now, moving to Maine this summer

Gloucester, MA now, moving to Maine this summer
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-19-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By jemsea
Surveyor needed in Houston area

Mike Firestone
361-749-776
mikefirestone@centurytel.net

Nice guy and best in Tezas

John Mallon
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-18-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By jemsea
cruising guides

Chris Doyle Cruising Guides at Amazon.com would be a great place to start.
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-04-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By jemsea
Passage Training

Hi All,

As part of our preparations for cruising in less than two years we would like to some passage training.

By this I mean going offshore for a few days, handling weather, watches, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 2,687
Posted By jemsea
Vetus Diesels??

Jack,

While I saw an opportunity in buying a steel boat like the Amazon I''m glad I sought other opinions. Everyone I asked started having misgivings as soon as I got out the ''1985 and steel''...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-22-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 2,687
Posted By jemsea
Vetus Diesels??

Hello,

We are looking at a boat that has recently been re powered with a Vetus M4.17 motor. Its a 42 hp on about a 21,000 lb boat.

I am unfamiliar with Vetus. I googled the name and found that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-16-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By jemsea
Trailer/vehicle

We pull our Cal 22 with a 2000 Chevy S-10. It is a 4x4 with the 4.3 liter V-6. We pulled the boat from California to Colorado. We also have pulled the boat over a mountain pass here in CO. The boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-08-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,741
Posted By jemsea
best boat for lake

Last weekend we finally got our Cal 22 in the water for the first time this year. Admittedly it was our first time launching and recovering from the trailer but we spent more time getting in and out...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-15-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By jemsea
What are the most important considerations for a boat buyer?

All good advise above.

I can offer a tip on hunting for a boat.

Open a new notepad and copy all the manufacture''s name of boats the you have recommended to you. Then each time you go into...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By jemsea
Pearsons

Thanks Mitch, Dennis and Jeff for your help.

I''ve gotten a lot more info over the last couple of days including some glowing reports from owners of the later model P 39-2s.


The newer 39-2...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-19-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By jemsea
Pearsons

I looked for a Practial Sailor review of the Pearson 39 and did not find one. Did you find one on the 39 or other Pearson models?

I''ve read some recent posts of Pearsons crossing oceans such as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-18-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By jemsea
Pearsons

We are looking at the Pearson 39-2 built in the 1987 - 1991 era. Our cruising goals include coastal and at least some off shore such as the Caribbean and being able to go from the East coast to the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-08-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By jemsea
I''''m not much of a cruiser............

Thanks Mike.........Ya brighten my day!

The Cruising Board needs more Cruising and less bored
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