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Search: Posts Made By: FishSticks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,105
Posted By FishSticks
Re: Tiller conversion to wheel

In defense of a wheel....

Made the conversion in my 33 ft schooner with a $35 Ross steering gear recycled from a truck. It is connected to the top of the rudder post with a simple 3-jaw coupling....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By FishSticks
Re: Hellow from Galicia, Spain

Ahoy and welcome! I visited Galicia on busines and that is where I decided that in my next life i want to be a Spaniard. The people, the way of life, the food, the scenery, the history. All...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By FishSticks
Re: Sailing on a 1920's Alden Schooner

http://images28.fotki.com/v118/photos/1/1263364/5946395/VoyagerGSF2007-vi.jpg

VOYAGER trucking on by us in the 2007 Gloucester Schooner Race shortly after her return from a fifteen year...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 03-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,647
Posted By FishSticks
Had a boss once who was known to burst into a...

Had a boss once who was known to burst into a meeting when things were not going well and command "Everybody do something... even if it's wrong!"
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 4,647
Posted By FishSticks
Marconi vs gaff rig on a catboat? Would...

Marconi vs gaff rig on a catboat?

Would you add ginger ale to fine rum?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,067
Posted By FishSticks
Unless you are very lucky you will be...

Unless you are very lucky you will be motorsailing for most of the trip. It's about 24 hr from Boston to Noank provided you catch the tide just right in the CC Canal and the Watch Hill Passage....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 1,591
Posted By FishSticks
Boat shows in Maine

Absolutely correct! Quality trumps quantity. The MBBS is coming in just a few weeks and Portland has much to offer. Check it out.

Maine Boatbuilders Show | A gathering of the finest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2012
Replies: 162
Views: 15,156
Posted By FishSticks
Exit strategy At age 76, with a boat only...

Exit strategy

At age 76, with a boat only four years junior, I won't deny that decrepitude is creeping up on both of us at a somewhat faster pace. This would be a perfect mutual exit strategy I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-19-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,003
Posted By FishSticks
Schooner love You appear to be a good...

Schooner love



You appear to be a good candidate for membership in our American Schooner Association. Spend some time with us and we'll have you further convinced of the wisdom in vice...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-19-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5,003
Posted By FishSticks
http://images50.fotki.com/v1527/photos/1/1263364/5...

http://images50.fotki.com/v1527/photos/1/1263364/5946395/WinfieldLashalongside-vi.jpg

If you love schooners feast your eyes on this 38 ft Atkin, Winfield Lash, based on his Chantey design, I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By FishSticks
You might check out Pt. Judith. A friend winters...

You might check out Pt. Judith. A friend winters there and claims it is ice-free.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By FishSticks
I have a few memories of Caprice from when we...

I have a few memories of Caprice from when we both sailed from Beacon Marine in the 60's. I recollect she sailed with a jolly crew of bagpipers. And one odd thing sticks in my mind.... her bronze...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-19-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 9,299
Posted By FishSticks
This Saturday, May 21st, there will be some gaff...

This Saturday, May 21st, there will be some gaff beauties including Elf and Martha White racing from Annapolis to St. Michael's. More information here Elf Classic Yacht Race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 5,413
Posted By FishSticks
Thanks for your informed comments sailingforfun. ...

Thanks for your informed comments sailingforfun. With your post you have enhanced the quality of this website.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-24-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By FishSticks
The splitter will lower the signal strength. ...

The splitter will lower the signal strength. Stick the old one under a bunk if you think you need a backup.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-24-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,463
Posted By FishSticks
I talked to the manager of a 300 slip marina in...

I talked to the manager of a 300 slip marina in Little Creek,VA after Hurricane Isabel. This storm was attended by a lot of surge. The marina has floating docks. There were many, many parted dock...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,470
Posted By FishSticks
Very good Adam! Let's not forget to include the...

Very good Adam! Let's not forget to include the part where he guides the US Navy's battle fleet to victory in the Spanish-American War.

And we can do without the fancy computer special effects. ...
Forum: Chartering 04-14-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,281
Posted By FishSticks
Chartered a trawler from AYC the last week in...

Chartered a trawler from AYC the last week in August 11 years ago.. My only time on a power boat. There was zero wind the entire week. Had a great time and AYC was first rate.
Forum: Provisioning 04-08-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,829
Posted By FishSticks
Popeye, you have made an important contribution...

Popeye, you have made an important contribution here. Sailing is hazardous enough without the increased risk of personal injury from broken glass. I am forwarding a Priority Safety Alert to fellow...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 11,721
Posted By FishSticks
Soundbounder, thanks for the report on this...

Soundbounder, thanks for the report on this unfortunate incident. Please keep us informed about any additional details that come to light about the events leading up to the grounding.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,374
Posted By FishSticks
As for conventional spar varnish, Pettit's...

As for conventional spar varnish, Pettit's Flagship is a good choice.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By FishSticks
It's coming through your faucets because the...

It's coming through your faucets because the water tank is elevated above them from heeling. Taste it. If it's salty I'm wrong.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 12,576
Posted By FishSticks
Since you are sailing in an area which, in the...

Since you are sailing in an area which, in the summer is (1) defiicient in wind and (2) excessively hot, I would say get that spinnaker if for no other reason than it will cast more shade.
Forum: US Northeast 03-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,072
Posted By FishSticks
As for Maine... the weather is generally better...

As for Maine... the weather is generally better in August. July is better than June. By that I mean fog, rain, mist, and drizzle. Maine is great, but there is plenty of good cruising from...
Forum: Electronics 03-26-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,261
Posted By FishSticks
After finding Garmin's comment about "compass...

After finding Garmin's comment about "compass safe distance" somewhat buried in the installation instructions I got curious about other brands and looked at their manuals online. Others had the same...
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