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Search: Posts Made By: bigdogandy
Forum: Introduce Yourself 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Just joined

Welcome aboard Sailnet - this is a great place to learn about sailing, but there's no substitute for being in a sailboat on the water.

Have you checked into Dixie Sailing Club on Lake Martin?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Well, I like devious, and I'm rarely offended.....surprised sometimes, though.

Guantanamo Bay?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

That has an east coast look.....an north of the palm zone. Maybe in the Baltimore area?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

That would be correct, Azzarac....one of the most artfully designed and built operating bridges on the entire east coast, and with a 55' clearance at mean high water one of the few that most of us...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Not quite, but so very, very close!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
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Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

You're close.....it is in Florida and on the ICW.......in the city known as the Venice of America.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

That Natal area looks quite beautiful.....will have to put that on the list of travel destinations!

Here's one that will be familiar with ICW cruisers:

<a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Ahhh.....Ponte Negra, Natal, no? I had been looking down toward Buenos Aires and Montevideo......did not recognize the beach and didn't think to look farther north!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

That's it, Donjuanluis - Whale Harbor Channel at Holiday Isle.....you're up!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Have you attended one of these gatherings? I'm typically not the sand-bar partying type, but I have to admit to having mis-spent a few Saturday afternoons here. It can be quite a spectacle.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

OK, no guesses so far, so here's a photo from a different perspective:


http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r509/bigdogandy/8b6d6e5374e4d2eec67f0eba9ccbd2de_zps4ea836cb.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

OK, so, continuing a theme, name this sandbar......

<a href="http://s1169.photobucket.com/user/bigdogandy/media/sandbar_zps0443ce32.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Forum: Living Aboard 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Another wannabe liveaboard....

I'll reiterate the "go for it" sentiments previously expressed. I wish I had gone with my instincts 30 years ago and bought a boat to live on........

As for what kind of boat to look for, you can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Cedar Key it is......an interesting little backwater. Spared from development by the coincidence of a hurricane and a "bad" business decision that led the railroad to divert from Cedar Key to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

No, not Cortez, although that is another nice little Florida west coast village.

The boats in my picture above are in a quaint little village once well known for it's association with the pencil...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Not Fernandina, and not on the Atlantic side of the state, either.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Not Tarpon Springs, but you shouldn't rule Florida out.......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

My apologies for jumping on that answer so quickly...being a local I had an unfair advantage.

Can you name the port that this sharpie and sponge boat call home?

<a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,506
Views: 248,113
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Cape Florida light at Bill Baggs State Park, Key Biscayne, Florida?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Hello Sailnet.. new P28 here

Welcome aboard, dude. Best way to get engaged here is to find a thread that interests you and just dive in and join the fray!

Once you get up to 10 posts you can post pics, too!
Forum: Introduce Yourself 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: 1979 C & C 30 Mk1

Hello and welcome to Sailnet, TJT! You'll find this is a great place for learning and sharing knowledge, as well as seeing some great boat and sailing pics and hearing some interesting tales.

How...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,295
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Offshore sailing on a Catalina 22?

It all depends on:

1: weather
2: condition of the boat
3: your abilities

With the right combination of all 3 you could sail it across the ocean. With any one item being deficient I wouldn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By bigdogandy
Re: Roller Furler Drum - Repair or Replace

Oh.....thought it was metal from the pics. If that's the case you're probably better off getting a whole new drum. I doubt you'll be able to bond the plastic across the crack successfully.
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