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Search: Posts Made By: outbound
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 3,798
Posted By outbound
Re: Advice for Trans Atlantic Crossings

My boat was built with this set up and it's great. Can even roll up the genny leave the pole out and deploy the Solent if need to go upwind briefly ( e.g. Reef main). Have preventer in two pieces....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 14,304
Posted By outbound
Re: Possible 27' Bluewater Boats

If you were willing to go one foot up my vote would be for a Bristol Channel Cutter or a Shannon 28. Both have made multiple notable voyages. Even old ones tend to be in very good condition as they...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Yes agree you have a good idea for Stanley. ...

Yes agree you have a good idea for Stanley.
With conventional main if halyard parts you do not have the whole thing lying on your deck or in the sea. Even with no boom you can take a line from clew...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Have single line jiffy for the first two and double for the third with Dutchman to hold things in place.
Leisure furl just makes me nervous. What if with the stresses and strains the boom angle...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,503
Posted By outbound
Re: I can't kick the old school

Darn
I thought schooners were developed so a man and a boy could go fishing and keep a roof over a Yankee bride.
Weren't the pinkies the typical N.E. workboat?
I also thought keeping the boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 20,577
Posted By outbound
Re: Choosing a wind generator

Was an article Fatty wrote talking about wind v. solar when he went to Scotland. If I recall he stressed need for around 20kt for wind to keep a boat fully charged given all the crap we put on boats....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 20,577
Posted By outbound
Re: Choosing a wind generator

+1 for d400s. Have two on poles at extreme aft. Find need some real wind(>15) to get decent production. But at night with >20knots they will charge 1020a house bank to 100% keep up with frig/freezer,...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Good on ruffian.
Several boats traded fuel. We carry 200g and went through half of it. Even had to power sail with both jib and main up at times.
Thinking of just messy around in Eastern caribe for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,503
Posted By outbound
Re: I can't kick the old school

The Cheribinis are heart breakingly beautiful but they are
wet
very narrow with little usable space below
hard to work on as access may not be great with so much crammed in.
lots of string to...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

thanks all for your kind wishes. Was using a spot but sometimes forgot to trigger it. Also had a morning check in via ssb so then sometimes wouldn't trigger the sport. Also had a daily chat with the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Sorry to be so tardy on getting back on sailnet. Got in to Bitter end a few days ago. Stayed on a mooring one night. Then made use of our free night on slip use to run the AC and water the boat. Now...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

We are thinking leave midday Monday. Head nearly due east. Stay above 35. Head nearly due south around long of Porto Rico or V.I. depending. Longer but safer than rhumb line with current info. Be...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Been getting those as well from opc. And getting Chris Parker update and interpretation daily. Thanks gentlemen. A your site is very well done. Going to bed. Get up early drop the bride at the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Yup carbon but fortunately didn't lose it. Mangle the end that stay attached to the track but fixable now we're in a slip. Looking at weather with current system and 30% chance of hurricane...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 956
Views: 57,282
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Hi guys
Just hit hampton this evening from Barrington R.i. Broke a spin pole, wife ripped a set of clutches off the deck with a powered winch confusing lines at night. Got some down flooding forward...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,725
Posted By outbound
Re: Sailing Magazines

Still find
Ocean Navigator
Practical Sailor
Blue Water Sailing
Worthwhile
Bride reads them in the potty too. Then we discuss stuff. Think we both learn something from every issue of those 3....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,760
Posted By outbound
Re: Looking for a source of (first-aid) Medical Supplies

Find regardless of where get stuff its good to run it through the vacuum bagger. Additional protection and saves space.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-19-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 4,980
Posted By outbound
Re: Production buckets and the limits

First I thought-"to bucket or not or not to bucket"
Then- Ah bucket I'll do it.
So I went scrounging and found an abandoned tank. Taking out my cutting torch cut some plate to bring home.
A few...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-18-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 4,980
Posted By outbound
Re: Production buckets and the limits

In New England we only use tonic..la di da Bucky
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,760
Posted By outbound
Re: Looking for a source of (first-aid) Medical Supplies

I'm a doc. Just googled each item and ordered it. Most I got from colleagues as didn't need as many as minimum order. You could do the same by spreading order out with fellow cruisers. Some ( meds)...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-17-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 136,311
Posted By outbound
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

So Smack we are in the "my boat" frame of mind. O.K. Both you and J don't speak to the issue that a boat optimized for coastal sailing is different ( not better or worse) than a boat optimized for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-17-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 136,311
Posted By outbound
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

J- I said before and I will say again the whole premise of this thread is ridiculous. Multiple posts by me and others have pointed out other than the very rare one offs ALL BOATS under discussion are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-17-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 136,311
Posted By outbound
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

So Len and Lisa go off on their bluewater boat (Boreal, HR, Morris Ocean, Outbound, Bristol, Valiant-take your pick or add one). John and Jean go off in their bang for the buck boat ( J,Bene, Hunter...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-16-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 136,311
Posted By outbound
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Still believe this thread has produced much wheat among the chaff. Especially if one went to and the material referenced in the discussion.

A partial list includes:
Blue water is reasonably...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-15-2014
Replies: 1,159
Views: 136,311
Posted By outbound
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Bryce several N.A.s and authors concerning safety at sea note that light boats especially if lateral underwater profile is decreased and that float on not in the water are more likely to slide down...
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