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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-24-2008
Replies: 99
Views: 9,319
Posted By RickQuann
I'm with the "ask forgiveness later" crowd. Rent...

I'm with the "ask forgiveness later" crowd. Rent a generator, hire the electrician (if you need one) and splash your boat. The homeowner really should have given you the heads up before going MIA.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 7,894
Posted By RickQuann
I saw this boat at the Annapolis Boat Show...

I saw this boat at the Annapolis Boat Show several years ago and remember being impressed. Unusual for sure, but the boat fulfills a niche.
Bet she goes to weather well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,088
Posted By RickQuann
zz4gta, Not sure of your location, but if...

zz4gta,

Not sure of your location, but if Cobb Island is not to far for you, ck out this link
The Pirate's Den Marina - Cobb Island, Maryland 301-259-2879 (http://www.piratesdenmarina.com/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,285
Posted By RickQuann
Yep, a sad day's coming for all of us in the...

Yep, a sad day's coming for all of us in the colder climates. I haul in December. We sail through November and usually drag an umbrella rig behind the boat this time of year in hopes of tagging a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-26-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,261
Posted By RickQuann
Nice video SH When my kids were younger...

Nice video SH

When my kids were younger they used to drag all their stuff aboard, you know, so they wouldn't get bored, but now my daughter is off in collage and my son, well, he's on watch;...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-26-2008
Replies: 125
Views: 6,469
Posted By RickQuann
FYI, NewEgg dot com has daily specials and had a...

FYI, NewEgg dot com has daily specials and had a 16 GB flash drive the other day for $ 25.00
It's amazing how inexpensive these have become.

For day-in, day-out backup though, I use an external...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-26-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 1,530
Posted By RickQuann
Havre de Grace ... used to hook up with a red...

Havre de Grace ... used to hook up with a red head nurse from Red Bank in Havre de Grace. The town was the half way point for us. We would stay at The Vandiver Inn and usually eat at Tidewater Grill....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2008
Replies: 125
Views: 6,469
Posted By RickQuann
Alex, ck out this link from Microsoft ...

Alex,

ck out this link from Microsoft

"Invalid Boot.ini" or "Windows could not start" error messages when you start your computer...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-22-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By RickQuann
You mean all those years and man hours spent...

You mean all those years and man hours spent painstaking buffing my hulls to a mirror finish were for naught, and probably hampered my boat speed?

Good grief, that explains everything!...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-22-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By RickQuann
Overdrive, for some reason I'm not able to view...

Overdrive, for some reason I'm not able to view your link, so I'm not sure what your boat looks like. As a rule of thumb thou, if it's a trailer sailboat, you'd be better off just waxing the bottom....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By RickQuann
He's a fine looking sailor and fortunate to be at...

He's a fine looking sailor and fortunate to be at the helm of such a nice boat. Start 'em young!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By RickQuann
Autumn, although a brief window, is one of my...

Autumn, although a brief window, is one of my favorite times to sail. Cool nights and clear crisp days are a-okay with me!


We sailed this weekend and spent Saturday night on the hook. Great...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,508
Posted By RickQuann
This weekend anchored off St. Clemments Island ...

This weekend anchored off St. Clemments Island

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v650/RickQuann/Sailing09212008003.jpg

Virginia Beach sunrise
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By RickQuann
These are amazing photographs of the aftermath of...

These are amazing photographs of the aftermath of Ike

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2008/09/the_short_but_eventful_life_of.html...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-19-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 6,638
Posted By RickQuann
Columbia builds a 30 with a retractable keel and...

Columbia builds a 30 with a retractable keel and it looks like a sled. Pricey though
Forum: Florida - Keys   09-19-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 3,769
Posted By RickQuann
rlaribee, Occasionally you can find deals...

rlaribee,

Occasionally you can find deals on dockage in the classifieds, but usually all are north of KW

Marine | www.keysnet.com (http://www.keysnet.com/classifieds/marine/)

What year...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 4,653
Posted By RickQuann
With the mast being forward because it's a...

With the mast being forward because it's a fractional rig, I bet she sails pretty well under main alone. The large roach just adds power
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2008
Replies: 3,281
Views: 229,653
Posted By RickQuann
Juneau, Alaska?

Juneau, Alaska?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-17-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 8,029
Posted By RickQuann
The 97 looks interesting. I've always been a fan...

The 97 looks interesting. I've always been a fan of the J 32, and thought it would make a nice coastal cruiser
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-11-2008
Replies: 98
Views: 6,865
Posted By RickQuann
Helios, I mean CD, better not count your...

Helios, I mean CD, better not count your kilowatts until Ike passes, you may need conserve a few for yourself, you know, night lightening while bar-b-q-ing

Seriously thou, good luck guys, to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-11-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 5,474
Posted By RickQuann
Yes, what hellosailor said and additionally,...

Yes, what hellosailor said and additionally, after the survey, counters, sea trails etc.etc., are completed to the buyer's satisfaction and all contingencies have been removed, it's a forfeitable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 28,906
Posted By RickQuann
Chrissy is without question my better half. She...

Chrissy is without question my better half. She loves sailing and is a natural on boats. Our long range plans include upgrading to a larger boat and long term cruising, i.e., once all of our kids are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By RickQuann
uh, yeah, forget it, nevermind ...

uh, yeah, forget it, nevermind http://cdn-cf.aol.com/se/smi/0201e05fcc/16
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-09-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,449
Posted By RickQuann
Yards in our neighborhood charge between 18-22.00...

Yards in our neighborhood charge between 18-22.00 per ft all inclusive
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By RickQuann
Stormpulse

Here's an alternate site for tracking hurricanes. They get their data from NOAA and it's presented in great looking format and includes search functions; enter the name of any storm in recorded...
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