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Search: Posts Made By: CGMojo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,940
Posted By CGMojo
You are pushing your luck when you change a...

You are pushing your luck when you change a boat's name, but in this case I think it's worth the risk. If I remember correctly, you have to go through a lot of champagne and sacrifice a virgin, but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By CGMojo
Freighters

Vessels in the area of your distress are required to respond.

I doubt if they would divert to another port for your convieniance. If they're headed for Hong Kong, so are you.

They might charge...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-03-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,165
Posted By CGMojo
The Cape

Get yourself a copy of "Around Cape Horn" on DVD and you'll get your fill of heavy weather!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,568
Posted By CGMojo
Jeanneau 36i Owners - Need some help!

I have a 2007 Jeanneau SO 36i, hull #146, and we had to pull the mast recently in order to install a radar. When restepping the mast and restoring the wiring at the top of the compression post, we...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-29-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,232
Posted By CGMojo
Both Are Good

They are build by the same company. Poke around in the out-of-sight areas like bilges, lazarette, under furniture. You'll see that the Jeanneau is built a little bit better and might use a little...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,758
Posted By CGMojo
Not sure why I continue to inform these guys, but...

Not sure why I continue to inform these guys, but . . . .

Daveinet says: "If an officer or CG thinks they are going to handcuff me for a respectful statement of disagreement with no threat of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-29-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,300
Posted By CGMojo
Great Boat

Boston Whalers are built by forcing active foam in between the hull and deck structure and then rocking the boat around to make sure there are no voids. The foam provides structural rigidity and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,758
Posted By CGMojo
AND one more thing: The enforcement action...

AND one more thing:

The enforcement action taken if a boarding officer finds a safety or documentation infraction is largly up to judegment of the boarding officer. If you start the conversation...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,758
Posted By CGMojo
If you fly the US flag you are granted the...

If you fly the US flag you are granted the protection of the US government wherever you sail, up to a foreign territorial sea. The payback is that your US flag boat is subject to USCG compliance...
Forum: Racing 06-16-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,456
Posted By CGMojo
Sandusky -- good advice. On the Newport Beach to...

Sandusky -- good advice. On the Newport Beach to Ensenada, the major choice is "inside or outside". The rhumb line goes just inside the Coronado Islands off San Diego. The usual winds are W or NW...
Forum: Racing 06-15-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,456
Posted By CGMojo
Tips for an Overnight Race

Recommend you make it clear that you are in charge of the boat and make clear who is in charge of each watch. Make it clear that you must approve any deviations from the race plan.

Start a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By CGMojo
Yes!

No baggies or sanitary wipes (they're cloth and get jammed in the blades), but I think it came from Asplundh and can handle just about anything else. Combined with decent suction, it's best to be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,611
Posted By CGMojo
Liveaboard

Full-time liveaboard last three years with a macerator head and real TP, no problems at all. Macerator makes chews the TP into teeney tiny pieces.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-06-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By CGMojo
Terminology

Old cars have bumpers, your boat has fenders.
Forum: Living Aboard 04-28-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 8,543
Posted By CGMojo
San Diego

I am a retired Coastie living aboard at SunRoad Marina. They have a great facility (pool, deli, party area, exercise room) and have always been very good to me. 619-574-0736.

You might also try...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By CGMojo
Yep

Sailing a Jeaneau 36i. Looks like it will pretty snotty getting up to Newport Beach, then light and variable for the race.
Forum: Caribbean Islands 04-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,686
Posted By CGMojo
Ask Them

Try calling LT Anderson, Ports, Waterways & Coastal Security, 7th Coast Guard District, Miami at (305) 415-7041. I doubt if there's much of a problem with the regulation where you're headed---just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By CGMojo
Socal

I'm preparing for the Newport to Ensenada race this Friday. In the Southern California Bight winds are predominently calm in the morning, then W or NW at 10-15 in the afternoon, then calm again at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By CGMojo
SailFlow

Anyone have experience with SailFlow on-line wind predications?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,812
Posted By CGMojo
More Semantics

Exactly. If you choose to have your boat CG documented and your state still requires you to "register" the boat for tax purposes, you don't display the state numbers assigned on your registration. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-17-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,812
Posted By CGMojo
Semantics

It's all semantics . . .

"All documented vessels must comply with the laws of the state in which they are operated. The vessel's document must be shown to state law enforcement personnel upon...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-17-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 4,812
Posted By CGMojo
I bought my boat in Maryland and avoided Maryland...

I bought my boat in Maryland and avoided Maryland sales tax on a new boat by signing a document stating that I was moving the boat immediatley out of the state, in this case to Washington, DC. If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 6,850
Posted By CGMojo
Huh?

Did I just read, "short shaft, two stroke johnson?"!!!!!!!
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-09-2010
Replies: 62
Views: 4,971
Posted By CGMojo
Trust

Trust your eyes, the "infernal" black box, your ears, your nose, your crew/lookouts, and the hair on the back of your neck. GPS is a great tool and has let millions of people enjoy boating safely...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-06-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 8,111
Posted By CGMojo
Whaler

If you're still looking, I highly recommend the Whaler 5.2 (17'). I bought one new in 1980 for $5K on the trailer and sailed it for five years. Sold it for $5K in 1985. The last one I saw for sale...
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