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Search: Posts Made By: Canibul
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-18-2006
Replies: 130
Views: 57,071
Posted By Canibul
Just curious, but what do you guys have against...

Just curious, but what do you guys have against catamarans?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 7,324
Posted By Canibul
I've had to have a current passport since 1967,...

I've had to have a current passport since 1967, so actually I agree with you, its a good thing. Its fun to flash it to snippy little clerks at hotels etc. who want a picture-ID. They never know...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By Canibul
So, if that method works out well, would it make...

So, if that method works out well, would it make sense to get an ice-maker instead of a reefer?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-17-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 2,308
Posted By Canibul
Not sure, but I think I read that diesel fuel is...

Not sure, but I think I read that diesel fuel is more stable for storage as well. Not as volatile, so the good stuff doesnt evaporate out of it as fast or something.

Doesnt everyone store...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 7,324
Posted By Canibul
My family's been disgruntled with USA politics...

My family's been disgruntled with USA politics ever since the War of Northern Agression. I feel an obligation to maintain the integrity of my cultural heritage.

And Americans have the right to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 7,324
Posted By Canibul
I wasnt aware of any regulation that required ...

I wasnt aware of any regulation that required the captain of a pleasure boat to even know the difference between 11.9 miles and 12.1 miles, or to have equipment that measures and records that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2006
Replies: 29
Views: 2,201
Posted By Canibul
"Hi Sailor, my name is Senator Ted Kennedy. Me...

"Hi Sailor, my name is Senator Ted Kennedy. Me and John Kerry would like to take your ketch down to check on the illegal Haitian immigrant problem....."

(sorry, I couldnt resist)

Do you know if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2006
Replies: 91
Views: 7,324
Posted By Canibul
Once you're cleared in, that paperwork should...

Once you're cleared in, that paperwork should suffice while you work your way around the coast. If you have a foreign registered boat, and its obvious, you might be asked by the US Coast Guard. I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-13-2006
Replies: 3,330
Views: 650,917
Posted By Canibul
In the Turks and Caicos Islands as a resident,...

In the Turks and Caicos Islands as a resident, alternating between Providenciales and Pine Cay.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 10,392
Posted By Canibul
I am trying not to be too critical about the...

I am trying not to be too critical about the broken SSB connector, but thats certainly the sort of thing that can be McGyver'ed pretty easily by twisting wires together, by passing the connector...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 10,392
Posted By Canibul
Its always connectors.

Its always connectors.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 10,392
Posted By Canibul
Okay, Thanks. I see what you mean. Basically...

Okay, Thanks. I see what you mean. Basically the damaged switch might have been the equivalent of holding down the PTT switch, but with no mike input.

So the SSB would have been transmitting...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-13-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By Canibul
So, what WOULD a 12 ga. flare fired from a...

So, what WOULD a 12 ga. flare fired from a pistol-style launcher do to a chest and face at 10 ft? Or fired down into an invading dinghy/inflatable/canoe etc.?

One of my relatives used to take a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 10,392
Posted By Canibul
I didnt notice in the article whether he said he...

I didnt notice in the article whether he said he would have still made the trip if he HAD up-to-date weather fax. Thats a judgement call he didnt have the information to make.

Why doesnt the SSB...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-12-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 17,580
Posted By Canibul
Great attitude. Just goes to show that the...

Great attitude. Just goes to show that the mental capacity to start an engine and turn a wheel is at the very very lowest end of any perceived seamanship.
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-12-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By Canibul
so much for the old "the wind is free"...

so much for the old "the wind is free" philosophy...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-11-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 6,619
Posted By Canibul
One of the Aussie-built boats , small cat, has a...

One of the Aussie-built boats , small cat, has a similar design. Nice boat, except for all that wide open saloon and cockpit combo, all the time. I like Australians just fine, spent a lot of time...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-11-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By Canibul
yes, I can imagine that ammo could be a problem. ...

yes, I can imagine that ammo could be a problem. So, do you never consider the (admitedly unlikely) possibility that someone might try to board your vessel with a knife or machete with bad...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-11-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By Canibul
Get a cheapo WalMart safebox. put some copies of...

Get a cheapo WalMart safebox. put some copies of various papers in there an a few bucks. Leave it unlocked, but hidden in the first place they will look.

meanwhile, money rolls up well in a...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-11-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 6,619
Posted By Canibul
I'm not finding many used TomCats either. ...

I'm not finding many used TomCats either. Thinking it over, and looking at myriads of photos, I am thinking I dont like the cockpit/saloon arrangement on the TomCat 9.7 anyway, so its just as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By Canibul
You are right about fuel economy with a two...

You are right about fuel economy with a two stroke. It treats gasoline like someone drinking water from a free flowing garden hose.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By Canibul
having just rebuilt my first two-stroke outboard...

having just rebuilt my first two-stroke outboard I gotta say I am not sure why anyone would declare a 2 stroke "on its last legs". (unless you just need a good reason to buy a new motor). 2...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-10-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 6,619
Posted By Canibul
Overland hauling not a big issue here, where...

Overland hauling not a big issue here, where maybe 20% of the roads in the entire nation are paved. Besides, just about the longest trip one can make by road is less than 20 miles.

Your post made...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2006
Replies: 101
Views: 17,580
Posted By Canibul
I would go spit on his grave, too, for that...

I would go spit on his grave, too, for that remark. But I aint standing in line again for anybody..
Forum: Living Aboard 09-09-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 6,619
Posted By Canibul
I have been looking at cruising boats for awhile...

I have been looking at cruising boats for awhile now. i WANT a Leopard 42, but the draft alone would severely limit it here. Keep coming back to the Gemini's.
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