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Search: Posts Made By: CaptFoolhardy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2013
Replies: 596
Views: 36,606
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

No, but modern piracy has served to remind us that "old pirates", Blackbeard, Jean Lafitte, etc., were no more than ruthless, blood thirsty criminals just like Somali pirates and not the hugely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2013
Replies: 4,626
Views: 268,319
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Damn! I've got a timeshare there and everything and I missed it. Guess I haven't seen it from that angle. :(
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2012
Replies: 64
Views: 4,368
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Guitar or Other Instrument Players

Wow Smack, 14 pieces. That's impressive. It rivals a drummer I used to play with, but if you're counting cymbals too I think he has a slight edge. He has as many cymbals as drums, plus a set of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,303
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Money no object boat?

Yeah, I can't quite read the registration number.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,303
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Money no object boat?

To each his/her own! ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,303
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Money no object boat?

Jokes are allowed! Hit me!:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,303
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Money no object boat?

bobperry:
Congrats on the new crew member! And I know you're busy, but put me down for another one of those custom designs. On the other hand, if I had boundless money perhaps what I would do with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,303
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Money no object boat?

Joe, I've heard that vessel has a design flaw. It's a small thermal exhaust
port, right below the main port. The shaft leads directly to the
reactor system. A precise hit will start a chain...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 88
Views: 9,303
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Money no object boat?

And no uniforms..........or any other clothing for that matter.

Hell, if we're going to have a fantasy we might as well go all the way, right?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Roatan Sailing School

I have no idea if they give lessons or not but I have been on a day sailing charter with Salty Dog Charters in Roatan. Roatan's Salty Dog Sea Charters - Sailing Trips on Roatan...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Need help finding perfect boat!

A couple of thoughts:
Tanzer 22 - in your price range with a nice big cockpit. They have a cabin but pretty much any boat over 18 ft. is going to. They are also fairly beamy which might help with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,234
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Cruisers: what kind of trips can be made by non-bluewater boats in a weather wind

Oh grow up! Life isn't perfect. You make your choices and then you live with them. And as bljones pointed out there are always choices (mine was 'b' btw, work ft, school pt, took me 7 years). It is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,234
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Cruisers: what kind of trips can be made by non-bluewater boats in a weather wind

I presume that by this you mean turning your back on the financial institution that loaned you the money to attend college and walk away from your student loan. If this is incorrect you can skip to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2012
Replies: 334
Views: 32,482
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Do you carry firearms while cruising?

What's the point of bringing it then? From the reports that I have read the vast majority of crime against cruisers, violent or otherwise, takes place at anchor. If your gun is confiscated upon...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2012
Replies: 334
Views: 32,482
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Re: Do you carry firearms while cruising?

Hey, just what you see pal! ;-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
BTW, the name of the poem is "Sea...

BTW, the name of the poem is "Sea Fever".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2011
Replies: 420
Views: 37,209
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
That's easy! A knowledgeable and well considered...

That's easy! A knowledgeable and well considered answer requires knowledge and consideration. Anyone can shovel BS. Plus it's fun. Don't play if it's not fun for you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2011
Replies: 420
Views: 37,209
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Uh.....Adam, we're talking about zombies here not...

Uh.....Adam, we're talking about zombies here not humans. Zombies are WAY more dense than even sea water. Everyone knows that! They are not less dense because they are dead, they are more dense...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 2,146
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
That's "foolhardy". I should know. ;-) My...

That's "foolhardy". I should know. ;-)


My paternal grandfather was an avid sailor and I went out a couple of times with him when I was a kid on his self built 26 foot sloop. I loved it and it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-17-2011
Replies: 111
Views: 12,989
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
If this were the case I would expect the opposite...

If this were the case I would expect the opposite trend on Google. "Doers" would be too busy "doing" to sit in front of the computer and Google about it. "Sitters wishing" on the other hand....prime...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-17-2011
Replies: 1,256
Views: 138,135
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
It has been suggested that when abandoning a boat...

It has been suggested that when abandoning a boat at sea it should be scuttled so that it doesn't become a hazard to navigation. But what should be done in a case such as this? If you come across a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 7,978
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Are you referring to Webb Chiles? His boats...

Are you referring to Webb Chiles? His boats (there were two) were the Drascombe Lugger, an 18' open, unballasted boat upon which he damn near completed a circumnavigation, not just an Atlantic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,005
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
You betcha!! Yachtworld.com and...

You betcha!!

Yachtworld.com and Sailboatlistings.com are two of my favorites. Then of course there are the websites of just about every sailboat manufacturer still in business. And of course...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,331
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Ah, OK. You're right. I guess I was thinking of a...

Ah, OK. You're right. I guess I was thinking of a larger boat with an inboard diesel (the kind of boat I've been shopping for recently) where the engine and batteries would be included in the boat's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,331
Posted By CaptFoolhardy
Actually, many experienced sailors, myself...

Actually, many experienced sailors, myself included, would recommend that learning on a small boat is better for that exact reason. On a small boat you are much more in tune with the dynamic effects...
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