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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   02-18-2012
Replies: 198
Views: 12,493
Posted By motovationcycles
meetup

I wont be able to make the meetup this weekend. I will be leaving for a Medical Mission to Guatemala that day. Anyone interested in a raft -up near Solomons? I would be glad to help arranging it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,178
Posted By motovationcycles
southern MD

Spent the night on my boat at Placid Harbor back behind Myrtle Point. I had removed the genoa as well as the dodger. I lashed down the main and dodger frame. Added extra lines. Went out several...
Forum: Florida - Keys   03-07-2011
Replies: 0
  Keys
Views: 831
Posted By motovationcycles
Keys

In the keys till the end of the week. Anyone need crew?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-07-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By motovationcycles
Florida Keys

I am in the keys till next weekend. Anybody looking for crew?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-10-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By motovationcycles
Might be able

P.M me!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,973
Posted By motovationcycles
Kato in Annapolis.

Kato in Annapolis.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By motovationcycles
Ireland

Wife and I were in Ireland last week. The economy is worse off then than ours in the U.S. 14.5 % unemployment. I really wanted to go sailing while there , but never got a chance. We did go to Skeries...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 2,833
Posted By motovationcycles
Rate

Charlie,
Who is your insurance company? I spent 15 yrs in the boat biz and insurance was expensive. Is it included in your overhead?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 7,430
Posted By motovationcycles
Name

Our boat was renamed by my wife and I when we purchased her 3 years ago. I own a motorcycle shop that specializes in Honda Goldwing motorcycles. So we named our boat "Wind Wing" sticking with the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,566
Posted By motovationcycles
Humpback Whale Solomons Maryland

This is right in my cruising grounds:

Humpback whale spotted in bay (http://www.somdnews.com/stories/05072010/entetop162351_32188.shtml)
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   02-22-2010
Replies: 194
Views: 12,098
Posted By motovationcycles
Solomons

I vote for Solomons, more specifically up the Patuxent on Mill Creek, Lots of room to raft up and pretty secluded.
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   02-22-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By motovationcycles
Solomons

Fireworks in Solomons last year were great. A private house on the St. Marys side put on as good of a show as the ones from Solomons. We rafted up with a Corsair 31. Great time! Mad rush of boats...
Forum: Provisioning   01-26-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,295
Posted By motovationcycles
Gluten

I have Celiac disease. It took over ten years of testing for everything fom MS, Cancer, Crohnes disease and many others before they figured it out. I have traveled to many places in the islands. It...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By motovationcycles
sailing yesterday

We could have sailed yesterday on my boat near Solomons, I am free of ice. But the wife and I went to the Poconos with some friends. I should have stayed home though. My friend says " hey let's try...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2010
Replies: 190
Views: 40,595
Posted By motovationcycles
name

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I own a motorcycle shop that specializes in Honda "Goldwing" motorcycles so the name of my boat is a play on the "Wing"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,298
Posted By motovationcycles
Baltimore clippers had very raked mast's

Baltimore clippers had very raked mast's
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,298
Posted By motovationcycles
Godspeed to one of the Greatest Naval Architects

Thomas Gilmer passed Wednesday in Annapolis MD. I met Thomas Gilmer in the early 80's when he designed a "Chesapeake Pungy Schooner" that the Annapolis Shipwrights Guild was to build in Annapolis. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-10-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,716
Posted By motovationcycles
marina

I would second Oak Harbor. Many years ago I managed that yard and then became partners with the previous owner in a marina in Montauk NY. The owners now I have heard nothing but good things. Good...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-10-2009
Replies: 51
  Dare I?
Views: 4,970
Posted By motovationcycles
I will do that. It would be a fun get together....

I will do that. It would be a fun get together. My wife gets nervous with me single- handing it in the winter.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By motovationcycles
Take a towel and drape it over the dropboards....

Take a towel and drape it over the dropboards. Then slide the hatch closed. It will seal along the top better and stop the drafts between them.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,944
Posted By motovationcycles
tank clean

I removed my 18 gallon Monel fuel tank and cleaned.

1)removed the remaining fuel (took it home and mixed it with my tractor fuel)
2)Rinsed tank out with 2qts mineral spirits, with a handful of...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-08-2009
Replies: 51
  Dare I?
Views: 4,970
Posted By motovationcycles
sailing

Bubblehead,
I keep my boat on the Patuxent river in Hollywood,MD. I sail all winter and would be happy to have you along. I mostly sail on Sun and Mon. I own a motorcycle shop and that is the days...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   11-20-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 7,436
Posted By motovationcycles
Slip

Check Swan Creek in Rock Hall, Nice place with nice folks. Ask for Lee Bair and tell him Dan Kenney sent you!
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   11-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By motovationcycles
Cash cab

Here goes my best shot:
1) Herrington Harbor
2)Smith Creek
3)St. Inigoes
4)Horse Shoe Cove, St Mary's City
5)Deal Island
6)The Navy
7)Cantler
8)
9)By the navy Targets south of Cedar Point,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-14-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By motovationcycles
crew

Z,
What days are you racing? and where? I may be available.
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