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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-06-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By Bryan53
Hunter 23? Unusual boat for Sailtime, they...

Hunter 23? Unusual boat for Sailtime, they usually stick with newer boats. According to Hunter the 23 was last produced in 1992.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-24-2008
Replies: 208
Views: 17,396
Posted By Bryan53
FWIW, Hunter has a series of video clips on their...

FWIW, Hunter has a series of video clips on their current construction. I don't know that what they do is much different than the other large builders, but it is interesting to see how mass-produced...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-28-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,727
Posted By Bryan53
Hmm – basically you seem to be saying that you've...

Hmm – basically you seem to be saying that you've observed SailTime skippers making unwise decisions on going out because of the pressures of schedule limitations. Speaking as a current SailTime...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,493
Posted By Bryan53
Assuming a right hand prop, the prop walk will be...

Assuming a right hand prop, the prop walk will be working against you in this step. I agree with imagine2frolic that backing out would be best in this case, since you could easily pivot turn to...
Forum: Hunter   08-04-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bryan53
They are back up now.

They are back up now.
Forum: Hunter   08-03-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bryan53
Their domain is paid through Dec. 11, 2010. Hard...

Their domain is paid through Dec. 11, 2010. Hard to imagine any business larger than a mom & pop allowing a dead server to take them down for days on end.
Forum: Hunter   08-03-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bryan53
None of the Luhrs Marine Group sites are up, nor...

None of the Luhrs Marine Group sites are up, nor have they been for at least 4 days. You'd think that the issue of a down server could be resolved sooner than that.
Forum: Hunter   08-03-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bryan53
Hunter Web Site?

Hunter's web site, huntermarine.com, has been unaccessible to me for several days. Can anyone access this site?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Bryan53
If you give me an example of a picture hosted...

If you give me an example of a picture hosted here you've had a problem with, I'll try to show how to work around the problem.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Bryan53
I think it has to do with the "watermark" SailNet...

I think it has to do with the "watermark" SailNet logo that appears on full size images. Links to full size images don't call the image directly but instead call the script that assembles the image...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   06-19-2008
Replies: 296
Views: 63,575
Posted By Bryan53
By "footprint" are you referring to the keel-top...

By "footprint" are you referring to the keel-top shaped pattern in the hull surrounding the keel? Was this keel substituted for the original on Cynthia Woods?
Forum: herSailNet   06-16-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 5,081
Posted By Bryan53
http://dilbert.com/dyn/str_strip/000000000/0000000...

http://dilbert.com/dyn/str_strip/000000000/00000000/0000000/000000/00000/8000/800/8713/8713.strip.gif
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-23-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 7,465
Posted By Bryan53
The 2005 Hunter 33 I sail has in-mast furling...

The 2005 Hunter 33 I sail has in-mast furling (Selden). Overall I enjoy it since furling and reefing is so easy. A couple of important considerations to avoid jams - halyard tension is critical and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2008
Replies: 576
Views: 54,329
Posted By Bryan53
He is indeed way out there. FWIW, according to...

He is indeed way out there. FWIW, according to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_points_of_the_World#Remoteness), the farthest from land one can get is:

"The Pacific pole of...
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-29-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By Bryan53
You might want to check out the SailTime base in...

You might want to check out the SailTime base in Cleveland. The ASA101 course is usually included in the initial training and you can get back into it without a long-term commitment. I went that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-01-2007
Replies: 74
Views: 4,933
Posted By Bryan53
SD is correct. There's plenty of references to...

SD is correct. There's plenty of references to it. Here's one:

Nordic Sagas: Viking Ships (http://www.pbs.org/safarchive/4_class/44_guides/guide_803/4483_viking.html#star)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-03-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 3,433
Posted By Bryan53
The location, speed of sinking & unknown cause...

The location, speed of sinking & unknown cause does make for an interesting circumstance, especially since there was an infant on board. But since inaccuracy is SOP for most press reports, about the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-29-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Bryan53
I don't live there but travel the area...

I don't live there but travel the area frequently. The marina on Watts Bar that caters most to sailors is Blue Springs.
Blue Springs Marina - Watts Bar Lake, Tennessee...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 2,751
Posted By Bryan53
An excerpt from an article titled: “From Family...

An excerpt from an article titled:
“From Family Cruiser to Single-Handed Transatlantic
The Bayfield 32”

“Bob decided to sail the northern route back across the Atlantic during the race - a hard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-17-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Bryan53
"Skirt men"? Careful........

"Skirt men"? Careful........
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-15-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 5,810
Posted By Bryan53
The word “swamped” in the story appeared in the...

The word “swamped” in the story appeared in the opening (grab the eyeballs) story line along with the same word “dramatic”. If you’ve ever been involved in a situation where a newspaper covered a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-15-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 5,810
Posted By Bryan53
In the hands of such sailors with the bad...

In the hands of such sailors with the bad decisions having been made, what would be the “right” 30 foot boat to take into such conditions and save them from themselves? From the picture, the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 4,301
Posted By Bryan53
Starting here: National Weather Service...

Starting here:
National Weather Service Southern Region homepage (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/)
Select your region, then the town to get the standard forecast view. Scroll down to the bottom of that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 4,301
Posted By Bryan53
Thanks for the explanation and the link!

Thanks for the explanation and the link!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-10-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 4,301
Posted By Bryan53
NOAA Wind Graph Question

The example NWS NOAA graph below shows wind speed, gusts and direction. My question regards the bars attached to each forecasted hourly wind speed data point. I know the orientation of the bar...
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