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Search: Posts Made By: hwlovett
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,865
Posted By hwlovett
Lol.... oh, I almost forget. Baby powder can be...

Lol.... oh, I almost forget. Baby powder can be a life saver after sitting in wet shorts for a few days! Anyone who's spent much time offshore knows about prickly butt from the damp and salt.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 2,865
Posted By hwlovett
A hat is fine, if it will stand up to the wind,...

A hat is fine, if it will stand up to the wind, and keep water out of your collar. I find that a baseball hat and hood is better, especially is you are "ducking spray." Remember to bring some dish...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,868
Posted By hwlovett
Regarding mounting: Be aware that you need your...

Regarding mounting: Be aware that you need your raft in "survival conditions." Its attachment to the boat must be such that it will not be carried away. Similarly, it is important for the crew to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-17-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,433
Posted By hwlovett
I sailed on a Hood Little Harbor 38 for a number...

I sailed on a Hood Little Harbor 38 for a number of years, although I don't think it was a Wauquiez. It was an extremely well built boat, and a very strong performer with a 126 rating that it sailed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,837
Posted By hwlovett
Sven, Thanks so much!

Sven,

Thanks so much!
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-31-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 4,375
Posted By hwlovett
I'm amazed that most of these people ever leave...

I'm amazed that most of these people ever leave the dock.

1) I understand that you understand boats and can use the engine and have at least driven a motor boat.

2) That you have studied a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-19-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,837
Posted By hwlovett
Atoms Windvane

I have just acquired a boat that has a disassembled Atoms windvane. It appears to have the necessary parts, but I'm not at all sure how the vane is assembled and rigged.

Any information would be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-16-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 6,208
Posted By hwlovett
I currently have Bona Roba under contract. I...

I currently have Bona Roba under contract. I would be interested to learn what Kulokoo thought of her, as well as meeting other Gladiateur owners.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By hwlovett
Curious

I'm curious what kind of condition you found the boat in? Particularly, the hull, deck, and cabintop? Spars? Engine?

Thanks!
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-26-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 5,276
Posted By hwlovett
1) sails are expensive. 2) practice makes...

1) sails are expensive.
2) practice makes reefing not a chore more difficult that tightening the outhaul.
3) your boat will be in control.
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