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Search: Posts Made By: xort
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By xort
Luckily it has not gone swimming. I have...

Luckily it has not gone swimming.

I have flown mostly over water.
In the Moondance video, I launched from my boat, doing about 5k in 10 knots of breeze upwind. Crashed twice, luckily it stayed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By xort
I've only crashed my $3000 rig 3 times. The...

I've only crashed my $3000 rig 3 times. The phantom is a pretty tough bird!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By xort
Thnx 30 years of shooting films for the auto...

Thnx
30 years of shooting films for the auto industry and most networks and eventually you get the hang of it. Still miss standing out on the struts of a helo with a strap holding me up and shooting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By xort
Phantom 2 fully loaded kit with gopro 4 black. ...

Phantom 2 fully loaded kit with gopro 4 black.

I launched and retrieved from my boat under weigh. Only crashed twice on launch and luckily it did not go overboard. Very very tricky to do. Many...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 4,451
Posted By xort
Friend of mine is on year 5 with ABC3 in Norfolk....

Friend of mine is on year 5 with ABC3 in Norfolk. Last year never left the slip. Diver was amazed at how easy bottom cleaned; wipe off slime, no scraping.
I bought mine in 1 gallon cans for $130...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By xort
Thanx Smack Thats what you get from an art...

Thanx Smack

Thats what you get from an art school dropout :-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By xort
Did you recover the Phantom? Results? Damage?

Did you recover the Phantom? Results? Damage?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By xort
https://youtu.be/EQI6uEdOdQI Take off and...

https://youtu.be/EQI6uEdOdQI

Take off and landing are very tricky. Crashed twice on takeoff!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By xort
Thank you Melissa for the kind words. It is a...

Thank you Melissa for the kind words.
It is a very nice boat, very. But no boat is any good without good crew! Moondance is in excellent hands.
Feedback on the video would be appreciated; here or...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-01-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By xort
With enough money, anything is possible.

With enough money, anything is possible.
Forum: Living Aboard 02-28-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By xort
Send contributions to Mack Sails ?

Send contributions to Mack Sails ?
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 02-28-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 900
Posted By xort
A very good learning tool for producing video is...

A very good learning tool for producing video is to study tv. Notice I did not say WATCH I said study. See how close ups, medium and wide shots are mixed together. Note the pacing, how often cuts are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 3,378
Posted By xort
Marathon boot key mooring field filled up in dec...

Marathon boot key mooring field filled up in dec and waits of 20 days are common.

I think a lot of retirees who survived the recession are facing 'now or never' and are flooding the popular spots....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,530
Posted By xort
Here's how I'm keeping out of trouble while...

Here's how I'm keeping out of trouble while cruising...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_8bS-8kACbE&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Living Aboard 02-28-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By xort
Beats workin!

Lots of discussion about working while cruising. CD granted me permission to share a bit of my "work", recently completed. It's not really work to me, which is why I'm still doing it. ?
30 years of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By xort
Re: Mooring laws ??

have fun living next to a meth lab. yes, a livaboard boat in daytona was recently busted for having a meth lab. nice neighborhood
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 3,146
Posted By xort
Re: Marina Electrical Problems

If the marina has had multiple box fires I would be calling the fire marshal pronto. The marina is too cheap to do anything about the issue. Dumbest thing to do is nothing
Forum: US Northeast 08-27-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By xort
Re: Maine bound & back

Sooo much to see and do in Penobscott bay and Acadia Nat Park.

Seal Bay on Vinalhaven
Frenchboro on Long Island
Somes Harbor on Mt Desert
The free bus in Acadia takes you to many great places:...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-27-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,740
Posted By xort
Re: Portable Generator

No indication as to the size of the charger. I can just barely run 2 40 amp chargers at full load. The honda is NOT 2000 watts, it is about 1400 if you get a good one.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-24-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,316
Posted By xort
Re: Cruising Finances

Income from my "escort service" is still holding up. Its a hard job but I'm up for the challenges.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-05-2014
Replies: 54
Views: 3,934
Posted By xort
Re: 12V refrig units and power

We have a very large freezer with spillover to a refer. 280 watts of solar and an Air Breeze wind gen.

Currently in the cold waters of Maine we're almost always 90% state of charge or higher. Even...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-04-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 12,461
Posted By xort
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Your concern over being a woman should be much less than your concern over singlehanding. Do your research in that area. Not impossible at all but it is tricky when you have no deck hand to help drop...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By xort
Re: mooring / dockspace in Annapolis

We want to be within an easy bike ride of the show.
Renting a car plus gas plus parking is a no go.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By xort
mooring / dockspace in Annapolis

Looking for mooring or dockage for about a week during the fall sailboat show for a 42' sailboat
Send PM please

Thnx
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By xort
Re: Day Docking / Mooring in Annapolis

Short term pick up can be done down ego alley assuming there is room. Call harbormaster to verify, they may have other options.
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