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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2014
Replies: 129
Views: 20,135
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: Florida is at it again

When I first started traveling longer distance by sail,I had preconceived ideas of what it would be like. What the places would be,and the people.
It wasn't.
The places and people were often...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 4,139
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: Mandatory PFDs

thanks again MikeOreilly
you are well spoken, you evoke my feeling on this insurance thing well when it pertains to the moralizing aspect.
I still am interested in an answer to my question as to...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-28-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 13,824
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: Another boat lost in Atlantic

engineers, the Erie canal employed zero engineers in it's initial digging /construction.
I'll put my trust in a seasoned tradesman, with a apprentice background before a book taught engineer working...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2014
Replies: 203
Views: 11,385
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: Beaufort South Carolina no longer a free anchor

the pro-mooring advocates cannot justify the mooring fields unless they first blur the topic with talk of the big bad derelict vessel and msd smoke screen.
the choice to use anchor or mooring should...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-17-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 5,409
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: OMG i need liveaboard soon.

What? haven't you heard? it cannot be done unless you have three generations of experience and a trust fund.
anything less and you are a Lowlife, non taxpaying leech on society.
unless you intend...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-01-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,601
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: the proper type of heat

Huh, as an American, a decorated veteran, and former NY resident, wasn't offended in the least by Brent's post.
of course I also share his philosophy in other ways, mainly concerning...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-19-2013
Replies: 160
Views: 40,250
Posted By joethecobbler
Re: Downside of living aboard

I hope you all can find the boats, people and special places that you enjoy, as life is a one short-term no do-over opportunity.
One of the last conversations I remember having w/ my grand father...
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