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Forum: Learning to Sail   01-09-2008
Replies: 85
Views: 17,330
Posted By halcyon13
Sanctimonious?

[quote=Valiente;247284]Excuse me, but where is suggesting that someone unsure of how to gybe their boat should consider crewing on a similarly sized race boat "sanctimonious"? Are you sure you have...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-08-2008
Replies: 85
Views: 17,330
Posted By halcyon13
Ease that sheet

Val and Guli, if everyone were to follow your sanctimonious advice, we will all end up deprived of discussions about the pros and cons of various sailing techniques. Unless I have missed it somehow...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-23-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By halcyon13
Windward Island Routes

''fraid not. My Halcyon (26'' O''Day) plies the waters of Lake Grapevine, Texas, when it is not being refit, as it is now.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-17-2003
Replies: 19
 
Views: 2,064
Posted By halcyon13
OK, I give. You are both absolutely right. I...

OK, I give. You are both absolutely right. I guess I should have left it at the fact that I don''t care for L&A and not try to justify that preference with an overly broad association. I used to ride...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-16-2003
Replies: 19
 
Views: 2,064
Posted By halcyon13
Jbarros, I could count the ways, but instead let...

Jbarros, I could count the ways, but instead let me remind you that motorcycles are fast, loud and motorized. The contrast should be obvious. As for disrespectful people, I agree you can find them...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-10-2003
Replies: 19
 
Views: 2,064
Posted By halcyon13
Let me chime in against Lattitudes &...

Let me chime in against Lattitudes & Attitudes. I agree that its probably a love or hate thing and here is why I hate it. I think a lot of their content is unnecessarily disrespectful. I personally...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By halcyon13
L.E.D. Masthead Nav. Lights?

Thanks for that information. Incidentally, the current issue of Cruising World includes a practical solution for conversion of cabin fixtures. It looks like reasonably priced manufactured...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By halcyon13
L.E.D. Masthead Nav. Lights?

Does anyone know of any sources for l.e.d. masthead navigational lights? Also, has anyone seen any ideas for retrofitting an incandescent fixture to use diodes? I am refitting my boat and while the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By halcyon13
L.E.D. Masthead Nav. Lights?

Does anyone know of any sources for l.e.d. masthead navigational lights? Also, has anyone seen any ideas for retrofitting an incandescent fixture to use diodes? I am refitting my boat and while the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By halcyon13
L.E.D. Masthead Nav. Lights?

Does anyone know of any sources for l.e.d. masthead navigational lights? Also, has anyone seen any ideas for retrofitting an incandescent fixture to use diodes? I am refitting my boat and while the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By halcyon13
L.E.D. Masthead Nav. Lights?

Does anyone know of any sources for l.e.d. masthead navigational lights? Also, has anyone seen any ideas for retrofitting an incandescent fixture to use diodes? I am refitting my boat and while the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-07-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By halcyon13
Windward Island Routes

Does anyone know whether a passage to windward of St. Vincent is feasible. We will be leaving Buccament Bay on the south end of SV and will be headed for Vieux Fort on the south end of SL. We will...
Forum: Chartering   10-06-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By halcyon13
Routes in the Windward Islands

I am charting my passages and a question has arisen regarding one leg. When leaving Buccament Bay on the south end of St. Vincent for Vieux Fort, St. Lucia, the shortest route seems to be on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 2,293
Posted By halcyon13
What is REALLY up at Sailnet?

Sam, thanks for the information. I was finally able to get a reply to my concern and the majority of my order shipped. I have no problem with the delay in shipping backordered parts, if that...
Forum: Chartering   10-21-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,117
Posted By halcyon13
Mono or Cat

Until last sping, all my sailing experience had been on monos, including charters and my current boat is an O''Day 26. I was very skeptical of cats, but I had a group of 4 couples who wanted to do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By halcyon13
Sailnet''''s Store Customer Service?

Does anyone know what is going on with SN''s store customer service. I placed an order and needed to correct a quantity. I have tried to call the 800 number, but the line is bad (rapid busy tone...
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