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Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   05-12-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,687
Posted By TThomsen
Sad to hear this. My first love was in '79 or...

Sad to hear this. My first love was in '79 or '80 when walking down a dock saw a Fast Passage 39, which I still think has the most lovely lines of just about any boat.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-02-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,502
Posted By TThomsen
You Can check her site here ...

You Can check her site here

WWW.SEAGYPSYSAILING.COM - Sailing Adventure in the Mediterranean (http://www.seagypsysailing.com/)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-28-2009
Replies: 12
  C&c 33
Views: 2,632
Posted By TThomsen
I spend a week on the C&C 33, 34 & 35 mk2 all...

I spend a week on the C&C 33, 34 & 35 mk2 all early to mid '80 models and liked them all. The 33 was the fastest, the 35 had the largest galley though I did not like the placement of the sink, kind...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-25-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 3,382
Posted By TThomsen
Smile I was quoting somebody else. ... I don't...

I was quoting somebody else.

... I don't necessary agree "that people who go voyaging on little boats either have something to prove or a burning desire that seriously out-performs their budget",...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-25-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 3,382
Posted By TThomsen
Interest reading would be John Guzzwell's book...

Interest reading would be John Guzzwell's book Trekka. I am sure that there is nobody here that would say that it was a seaworthy boat (if somebody announced that they were going to cross the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-01-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 5,602
Posted By TThomsen
So it says that my real age is 14 years yunger...

So it says that my real age is 14 years yunger that I am and that I will live for another 40+ years. Any fire sales out there on a good used boat that you don't think that you will be using much...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 7,372
Posted By TThomsen
I'm curious. Could you sandblast the the bottom...

I'm curious. Could you sandblast the the bottom and the put on the barrier coat ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 1,892
Posted By TThomsen
Bush Pilot trick # 81 As a pilot in the...

Bush Pilot trick # 81

As a pilot in the North West Territories we would often use heating fuel, if Jet B was not avaliable in then smaller communities.

The fuel was known as P-40 or P-50 which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 8,884
Posted By TThomsen
One of my fovourite video is "Around Cape Horn"...

One of my fovourite video is "Around Cape Horn" by Capt Irving Johnson filmed on the Barque "Peking". It is avaliable here

Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea™ Online Shop...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-07-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,822
Posted By TThomsen
Here is a online tide table for Vancouver, the...

Here is a online tide table for Vancouver, the page includes BC, WA, and OR. Tide table for Vancouver, British Columbia (2) (http://www.dairiki.org/tides/monthly.php/van)
and here you can find tide...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By TThomsen
Whenever maintenance (aircraft) cleans parts they...

Whenever maintenance (aircraft) cleans parts they use varsol. Varsol is also known as Mineral Spirit or White Spirit

Here is a website

Overview...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-18-2008
Replies: 161
Views: 15,806
Posted By TThomsen
I read the first couple of pages and somebody...

I read the first couple of pages and somebody else might have said this.

I have just read Miles Smeetons book "Once is Enough" and think this should be good reading for anyone thinking about heavy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-17-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 3,922
Posted By TThomsen
Just to be a little different that all the others...

Just to be a little different that all the others here is one.
http://images.traderonline.com//img/6/dealer/753974//89885654_1thumb_550x410.jpg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-14-2008
Replies: 16
  Cuba
Views: 1,815
Posted By TThomsen
US Regulations/restrictions changed after 9/11....

US Regulations/restrictions changed after 9/11. And became quiet restrictive in 2004, you can google it.
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-14-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 4,444
Posted By TThomsen
Hi Newf. If you are interested in Cruise n'...

Hi Newf.

If you are interested in Cruise n' Learn in Canada then look at this school Island Cruising Yacht Charters & Sailing School - Competent Crew / Day Skipper Certification Course...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-14-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,589
Posted By TThomsen
Yes it's a no brainer but I still have to...

Yes it's a no brainer but I still have to convince by wife that it is a good thing she worries about stuff like hurricanes.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-14-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,589
Posted By TThomsen
St Maarten

Hi all

I am considering a job in St Maarten and was wondering if anybody on sailnet has lived/worked there. If I were to go it would for a large part to be able to get back into sailing again,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-19-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By TThomsen
Hi Can't give you any info on the trip, but went...

Hi Can't give you any info on the trip, but went to Iceland Aug 06, and can only say it is a facinating country. Good luck.

Thomas
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,252
Posted By TThomsen
other options are western Turkey or Israel (a non...

other options are western Turkey or Israel (a non EU member)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By TThomsen
Here are a couple of sailboat logs that have done...

Here are a couple of sailboat logs that have done or doing the passage that you talk about.

http://annoeyk.blogspot.com/2005_06_01_archive.html
http://www.tiogaadventures.com/log.htm

Thomas
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By TThomsen
You gotta luv...

You gotta luv that.http://www.sailnet.com/forums/images/smilies/cool.gifhttp://www.sailnet.com/forums/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 79
Views: 8,019
Posted By TThomsen
One of my hats at work is as Safety Manager where...

One of my hats at work is as Safety Manager where I have to be objectiv. When I first looked at this tread I was wondering what the weather was like at the time. It is not always easy to find...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 79
Views: 8,019
Posted By TThomsen
I still think that you are jumping to a...

I still think that you are jumping to a conclusion.

You must bear over with me since english is not my first language but to quote the news article.



It could be read as there were 1 case...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 79
Views: 8,019
Posted By TThomsen
I like to give people the benefit of doubt. Just...

I like to give people the benefit of doubt. Just because you have a case of beer does not mean that you sail, drive or fly under the influence. I am sure that lots of sailors have beer/wine onboard...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By TThomsen
If you have a router then make a pattern out of...

If you have a router then make a pattern out of plywood or MDF, cut the lexan to approx. shape using a jigsaw and then finish the lexan piece by taping the pattern to the lexan and run your router...
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