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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2010
Replies: 183
Views: 188,558
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Curmudgeon - I will sick zee on you - watch out =)

Curmudgeon - I will sick zee on you - watch out =)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By SaltyMonkey
I just downloaded the AARL Q and A's to Kindle...

I just downloaded the AARL Q and A's to Kindle for the iPad, and there are some app's from Apple as well. Spent a hell of a lot of time on it, but the technology made it a snap to drive through the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By SaltyMonkey
I just passed my Ham tests on Friday - Technical...

I just passed my Ham tests on Friday - Technical and General. I'm a bit pissed though that I missed 2 questions on the Tech, and 1 on the General. I wanted to ace the things. And they don't tell...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,827
Posted By SaltyMonkey
There are a number of protected deserted islands...

There are a number of protected deserted islands in the south pacific, but you are absolutely not allowed on them because they are nature preserves, and your shoes, clothing, equipment, etc can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,414
Posted By SaltyMonkey
dillybar is officially now on my ignore list, ...

dillybar is officially now on my ignore list,

*ploink

whats that sound?

dillybar drowning in urine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,414
Posted By SaltyMonkey
You dont even deserve an answer.

You dont even deserve an answer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By SaltyMonkey
I'd also vote for keeping them on. They are...

I'd also vote for keeping them on. They are quite useful and difficult to get on in the first place or replace.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-13-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 13,631
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Maine Sail speaks the absolute truth, and we're...

Maine Sail speaks the absolute truth, and we're talking minutes. One time, I went down into the cabin to chart a plot into an anchorage and came out a minute later and it was totally fogged in. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-07-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 22,730
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Whats anyones opinion about the Westsail 28?

Whats anyones opinion about the Westsail 28?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-07-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 22,730
Posted By SaltyMonkey
FSMike, I almost choked when I read that...

FSMike, I almost choked when I read that comparison by Jack. So way off base, I cannot go into here without getting banned!

Westsail 32 is a good boat and I would consider one for HIGHER...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   07-25-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Im crawling here. Perhaps it has to do with...

Im crawling here. Perhaps it has to do with advertising web service calls loading crap

I see some timeouts on a couple of links during the load - one to stats.ads.is and one to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,531
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Damn. How'd I miss this listing at norpac? seems...

Damn. How'd I miss this listing at norpac? seems like a great boat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-10-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 8,426
Posted By SaltyMonkey
I owned a contessa. Check the chain plates...

I owned a contessa. Check the chain plates structurally since they are internal. Check the foredeck for any de-lamination - this tends to be a problem. Check the brace on the bulkhead under the...
Forum: Cal   07-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By SaltyMonkey
This is greatly educational. Thank you for...

This is greatly educational. Thank you for sharing these pictures
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-05-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,547
Posted By SaltyMonkey
The Bennie FIRST 38 (1980's) has been suggested...

The Bennie FIRST 38 (1980's) has been suggested to me in another cruising thread. This independently affirms that suggestion. Rare to find one on market though...i guess they are highly desirable.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,547
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Thank you mitiempo. Thats very helpful!

Thank you mitiempo. Thats very helpful!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,547
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Race Boat into Cruiser?

Question:

What race boat (used) between 30-39' and less than $100k do you think could be turned into a very fast ocean cruiser that someone could sail single?

(Doesn't have to be beautiful...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-02-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,552
Posted By SaltyMonkey
I can tell you from looking at a few Tayana 37's...

I can tell you from looking at a few Tayana 37's for sale that they are not as good as they seem. Hit or miss. Delamination issues. Then there are wooden decks to contend with on most of them.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-19-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,005
Posted By SaltyMonkey
awesome thanks Cappy!

awesome thanks Cappy!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-19-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,005
Posted By SaltyMonkey
I guess there is no way to download the Nautical...

I guess there is no way to download the Nautical Almanac for 2010 anywhere is there?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 7,347
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Well, I should just warn, on a larger boat if...

Well, I should just warn, on a larger boat if this came back you might have a horrible expense because it would spread like wild fire. Just saw a 37' boat last weekend, where the whole starboard...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 7,347
Posted By SaltyMonkey
DrB - we have lost sight of the fact that #1) its...

DrB - we have lost sight of the fact that #1) its a cheap boat #2) since he's probably not headed out to sea, its probably good enuf to get him out sailing.

However, it's not a proper fix. Clear...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 7,347
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Absolutely agree w/ sailing dog. To properly...

Absolutely agree w/ sailing dog. To properly repair a problem like this requires cutting off the top layer, cutting out the rotten core, drying it out, filling in with new core (balsa or ply),...
Forum: Electronics   06-08-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,856
Posted By SaltyMonkey
theoretically, we're talking 32 up to 40 ft. ...

theoretically, we're talking 32 up to 40 ft.

All that could be done under RayMarine I believe, and using SeaTalk, but have reservations about going fully with Ray, and would rather build out with...
Forum: Electronics   06-08-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 8,856
Posted By SaltyMonkey
Ok, so I have a question for you guys: ...

Ok, so I have a question for you guys:

Want chartplotting, GPS, AIS, Radar, Weather, Speed, Depth, Wind, Autopilot.

What configuration would:

- Be networked.
- Allow me to view this in...
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