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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2010
Replies: 139
Views: 11,614
Posted By MikeAR
I remember a street policeman - a lieutenant no...

I remember a street policeman - a lieutenant no less - tell me half-jokingly "give me 10 minutes, I can find an ordinance against anything you're doing."
He went on to mention playing catch in the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-05-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,506
Posted By MikeAR
Reminds me of a Skipper 20 but I know it's not...

Reminds me of a Skipper 20 but I know it's not that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-05-2010
Replies: 908
Views: 69,534
Posted By MikeAR
our marina is Jolly Rogers Marina ... there are...

our marina is Jolly Rogers Marina ... there are some on boats there ... but not on mine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2010
Replies: 77
Views: 6,396
Posted By MikeAR
Dang ... the insurance claim is going to be a fun...

Dang ... the insurance claim is going to be a fun one!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By MikeAR
And I was peeved when someone threw their empty...

And I was peeved when someone threw their empty beer can into my boat cockpit at the dock the other day ....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,453
Posted By MikeAR
Arkansas is like Tennessee. In our case, we...

Arkansas is like Tennessee. In our case, we received notarized bills of sale each for the boat, trailer and outboard. The state titled the trailer and issued a permanent tag. Boat is registered...
Forum: There's This Place...   06-11-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,711
Posted By MikeAR
Archer, SCAdians are good people though...

Archer,
SCAdians are good people though (speaking as one!)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 7,259
Posted By MikeAR
Our Catalina 22 is called Calontir (pronounced...

Our Catalina 22 is called Calontir (pronounced Cal-On-Tear) - welsh for "heartland" for many sentimental reasons - and because we think it sounds good!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,340
Posted By MikeAR
Ours was sold by the owner, who had a berth at...

Ours was sold by the owner, who had a berth at the marina 15-16 years. Marina operator verified his identity, and we have notarized BOS. I think - the state office was confused that a 1978 Catalina...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,340
Posted By MikeAR
We had a notarized bill of sale for a 1978...

We had a notarized bill of sale for a 1978 Catalina 22, provided it to the county assessor, who sent it to the state for creation of a title.
The state wrote us and wanted a bill of sale (they sent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2010
Replies: 81
Views: 5,439
Posted By MikeAR
You're better off not having him aboard ... with...

You're better off not having him aboard ... with his cell phone. Or tell him, "ok, you can keep your phone, but I get to hold it's battery." ;)
Also, he clearly does not understand how a sailboat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By MikeAR
Thanks, I love it! Some names just fit - your...

Thanks, I love it!
Some names just fit - your Valiant shows grace, beauty and strength - like the girl named Beth I knew growing up.
Vivat!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By MikeAR
Oh my goodness that is a beautiful boat (thank...

Oh my goodness that is a beautiful boat (thank you for sharing)!
What will you name her?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-12-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,679
Posted By MikeAR
Cool! We'll be the newbies with the Catalina 22...

Cool!
We'll be the newbies with the Catalina 22 wildly off course! :D
We're berthed there but eventually may trailer sail.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-12-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,679
Posted By MikeAR
No, I think this is a different boat (judging...

No, I think this is a different boat (judging from your picture). The other hadn't been cleaned in years, and it appears to be a different trailer, too.
The other O'Day was in North Little Rock.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-10-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By MikeAR
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By MikeAR
The insurance sounds high - what was the...

The insurance sounds high - what was the deductible?
I was quoted $144 (State Farm, where we have house and vehicles) for a '78 C-22 swing keel, 3hp motor and trailer, with $500 deductible.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 5,354
Posted By MikeAR
Well, in my native state - Kansas - they simply...

Well, in my native state - Kansas - they simply call it something else, a luxury tax, I believe. As someone said, it's all semantics.:( The revenooers gonna getcha coming or going, you betcha! :D
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 5,354
Posted By MikeAR
In Arkansas, I found you title the trailer and...

In Arkansas, I found you title the trailer and pay sales tax on it.
You register the boat, and then pay a personal property tax on it.
Forum: Good Old Boat   04-18-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 20,667
Posted By MikeAR
That's O'toole's Corollary! ;)

That's O'toole's Corollary! ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,542
Posted By MikeAR
I've read of others effectively using plumber's...

I've read of others effectively using plumber's bees wax, molded and placed inside the hull forward of the keel .... and the transducer is pushed into that. I was thinking of doing that eventually.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,213
Posted By MikeAR
Fantastic news! Praying for your continued...

Fantastic news!
Praying for your continued recovery.

Mike
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By MikeAR
And thanks for your service, Marine!

And thanks for your service, Marine!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,213
Posted By MikeAR
Adding my prayers ... I didn't find this until...

Adding my prayers ... I didn't find this until today.
This Mike is pulling for you Mike!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-24-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By MikeAR
Thanks guys! Many of you may recall, I've been...

Thanks guys!
Many of you may recall, I've been looking for quite a while, and even put it on hold for a bit. The mirror is a great idea!
I've been told of a Catalina Mk I (unknown exact year till I...
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