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Search: Posts Made By: sanctuarysam
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By sanctuarysam
i'm w/ keelhaulin on this one... i have...

i'm w/ keelhaulin on this one...
i have spinlocks on my main traveler for fine tuning..and the setup is ideal.
would i use them as primary..prolly not, but i like them in conjunction w/ other line...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-13-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By sanctuarysam
volkhard, i can see your point...the gulfstream...

volkhard,
i can see your point...the gulfstream would be way more fun than a more coastal route.
i don't envy bridges, time, and tide with a 50+ ft mast and associated wavy things trying to clear....
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-12-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By sanctuarysam
lemme know

i have some free time and could join you in georgetown sc..and help you up the coast to the bay...i know the chessie pretty well. and although driving the ditch ain't the best scenario, it can be the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-12-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By sanctuarysam
looking for a ride...i'm in georgetown sc

may have found this too late..
am looking for rides for chas race week and stumbled on here.
lemme know if you are already past and on your way north..brisk day, but a great sailing day today.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-10-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,170
Posted By sanctuarysam
skip Gwynn's Island..do fishing bay instead

having sailed and lived in that area since the early 70's, i concur with cam and mike..long ago when the islander was alive, i'd say go for it. now it is almost strictly residential in the middle of...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-05-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By sanctuarysam
J/24 on the Chessie

as someone who sailed a J/24 (3208) on the chesapeake in summertime, here are some thoughts.
remember you can launch your J using the access port on the cabin top. as long as she is balanced (use a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-15-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By sanctuarysam
chase, you could sail the bay on a laser..not...

chase,
you could sail the bay on a laser..not very comfortable, but you could do it.
a 22' foot boat is big enough to sail the bay, although, there are times when the winds can be pretty...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-15-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By sanctuarysam
zz, i'd skip mobjack bay or the eastern shore...

zz,
i'd skip mobjack bay or the eastern shore if you want anything more than scenery (you know where i keep my boat and it ain't exactly a happening place for nightlife).
depending on how many days...
Forum: Racing 07-15-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 4,064
Posted By sanctuarysam
Scream, then Scream Some More

If that doesn't work, try throwing stuff...
We raced this past weekend in the Leukemia Cup. The crew consisted of my spouse, fresh from ASA 101,102 & exactly zero race experience, "J", sailing, but...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-08-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 2,534
Posted By sanctuarysam
having slept on boats all my life

i can't imagine a more restful sleep, than on a boat...unless you have sleep apnea or claustrophobia:D .
CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure)will eliminate the self conscious aspect of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,106
Posted By sanctuarysam
T37, boy, we need to get you a hobby...

T37,
boy, we need to get you a hobby...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,752
Posted By sanctuarysam
just tripped over this thread

chuckles, that was the most concise explanation of multi-hull tacking i've ever read.
i checked chapman's and annapolis book of seamanship, assuming it was just copied from one of these reputable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2008
Replies: 233
Views: 50,075
Posted By sanctuarysam
Hurricane Hugo..hit Charleston Aug '89..wiped out...

Hurricane Hugo..hit Charleston Aug '89..wiped out some communities here in SC.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-04-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 3,112
Posted By sanctuarysam
googled "fill yer boots"

wondered the same thing...
actually means 'be my guest'
great list too btw..thanks all.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,438
Posted By sanctuarysam
i agree, however, for these folk, they appear to...

i agree, however, for these folk, they appear to have no other solution.
as for me, it is more about not having an "orange" deck from the iron oxide, than drinking the stuff.
like i said, G.I.G.O....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,438
Posted By sanctuarysam
Garbage In Garbage Out

the water at my marina is , well, nasty. high iron and sulphur well water. i can't use it untreated to wash my boat or fill my tank.
they have a 'portable' filter on a dolly, it weighs about 125...
Forum: Racing 07-02-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By sanctuarysam
hiccups,bumps and a few bruises

been at the boat for the past several days. saturday, jim and trevor and i (3/4ths of my leukemia cup crew) set out to practice.
i have watched the North asymm video series 45+ times, and i must be...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,225
Posted By sanctuarysam
with an offset prop...

on my boat, i can't seeing it mattering a whole lot...assuming your rig is tensioned properly and balanced, rudder, rudder post and wheel/tiller are also properly aligned, and of course your rudder...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,225
Posted By sanctuarysam
how would you know...

absent a folding prop, how can you tell which way the prop is oriented when you shut down the engine...
looked all over my boat for the "align prop vertically" switch, but i can't seem to find it....
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By sanctuarysam
a fellow ches bay cruiser(and racer wannabe)

i'm with dog on this one...
however, depending on how many will be sailing w/ you, i'd dump both symmetric kites (keep your spinsheets though). replace it w/ an asymm for those inevitable light air...
Forum: herSailNet 06-25-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 12,419
Posted By sanctuarysam
celery storage

actually, celery stays freshest when wrapped tightly in aluminum foil.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-24-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 10,757
Posted By sanctuarysam
what a beauty

what a stunning boat..clean classic lines..
impressive.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2008
Replies: 99
Views: 15,115
Posted By sanctuarysam
once, I dropped the garage door one morning and...

once, I dropped the garage door one morning and it came falling on top of me....needless to say - I didn't need coffee to be awake after that point ...

i literally jumped and shivers ran through...
Forum: Racing 06-15-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By sanctuarysam
meant to thank you for the link... that's...

meant to thank you for the link...
that's amazing (when it's working) and i can see using that info..or at least attempting to integrate it into a sail plan.

happy father's day all :)
Forum: Sabre 06-13-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 4,243
Posted By sanctuarysam
as the boat comes along, people wanting to sail...

as the boat comes along, people wanting to sail w/ you will increase. your friends help you pull the boat and deal w/ what i suspect is a pretty nasty bottom.i always gave those guys and girls first...
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