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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-14-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 4,972
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: What is the worst sailing or marine invention ever?

What a time waster. A bunch of opinionated, uneducated, rude, internet know-it-alls.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 5,223
Posted By bljones
The Benefits of Bottom Feeding

A Sailnet sexton dug up CD's post from a few months back:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/117266-price-boats-wow-3.html
I admit, I am hard pressed to find the value...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-17-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 5,370
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: OMG i need liveaboard soon.

What? haven't you heard? it cannot be done unless you have three generations of experience and a trust fund.
anything less and you are a Lowlife, non taxpaying leech on society.
unless you intend...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 3,372
Posted By Cap-Couillon
Re: Sleeping preference?

First question to my mind, underway or on the hook?... The "torpedo tubes" are gonna be more comfortable than the v-berth while underway. Especially with adequate lee boards or cloths installed.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 6,804
Posted By FarCry
Re: 10K$ boat --- Are Insurance and Survey REALLY mandatory?

Hello, I'd like to introduce myself as the craziest person alive!!!! Call Guiness and the TV stations, I want to milk my 15 minutes of fame.

I've bought two boats and didn't get a survey or haul...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 6,804
Posted By ltgoshen
Re: 10K$ boat --- Are Insurance and Survey REALLY mandatory?

I was kind of in your same mind set when I first went into this boat ownership thing. But I had a well thought out plan in place that I worked methodically. I first studied the laws in my state and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 14,732
Posted By Bene505
Re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

So you can bring your shotgun to the Bahamas? That is excellent. I didn't know that.

Regards,
Brad
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,568
Posted By kunkwriter
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 13,984
Posted By downeast450
Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

TD's marine plywood sole is painted with flattened white two part epoxy paint. We use rubber backed throw runners on that. Easy to roll up for bilge access and cleaning. Inexpensive and easily...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-11-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 5,370
Posted By MarioG
Re: OMG i need liveaboard soon.

Not sure how it is on the west coast but here on the east coast we have seen many people living cheap on boats that they might not even own. Knowing your boat makes a very big difference in living...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,820
Posted By jackdale
Re: Performance with dinghy on the foredeck

In my experience windage has less effect on vessel performance than drag.

Crew performance is affected by having something to work around on the foredeck.

I do not want to worry about towing a...
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