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Search: Posts Made By: c. breeze
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2014
Replies: 78
Views: 3,975
Posted By c. breeze
Re: What kind of dinghies are de rigeur.

to me its all about function and versatility. this means, inflatable, with high pressure air floor, and 8-10 hp. just like my sailboat needs to be fully capable of doing anything i want to with it-...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

Another point to consider- why is the assumption that the criminal will use the empty fire extinguisher against the yachtie? It would be a foolhardy individual who would spray a would be attacker...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

anonymous and barely literate, at that...


I suppose I could update my profile as I move about, but its a bit lower on my list of priorities than say... going fishing?



either way-...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

does it really make you sad? I don't have anything to prove- so I'm not concerned with whether or not you find me credible in this venue, no local, and no sig, and I'm not sure how yours lend you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

that's some gospel.

back in AK we say- you don't have to be faster than the bear, just faster than your buddy.

the best deterent (sp) is a more appealing target nearby.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

without getting into where to anchor and where not to, what to look for and what not to- becasue we all have our own sixth sense and comfort zones- and accepting that avoidance trumps "winning" a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

the sad fact is that as a canadian, I'm pretty sure this poor sap would be at an absolute loss if confronted by armed thugs bent on doing him harm. eastern candians are the most effete people I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

hahaha


hand sanitizer kills more westerners in africa than anything else. gotta let the immune system have somethin gto chew on from time to time... or else.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

hahaha. encapsulated keel, so no keel bolts. no worry about being attacked by pirates, regardless the locale.

that pretty much leaves me only shipping containers to obsess about during overnight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 10,479
Posted By c. breeze
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

solid points all the way through until that last bit
- our boats are the only place you have in that part of the world where you get to set the conditions for a "successful" outcome- I assure you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-21-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,490
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Transport of boat over land

hahaha.

I'm looking at shipping a 27 footer from tejas to san diego. I am definitely not asking "can this work"

I am asking "will this work" cuz I like my boat.



WHy would anyone ask if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,566
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Video of test of my $200 eBay asymmetrical spinnaker

looking good. I run my tackline back to the cabintop winch, and trim the tackline from there. I use a block attched to the chainplate for the headstay as my forward attaching point for now. I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2013
Replies: 248
Views: 13,887
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Coast Guard rescues 4 "sailors" off Charleston...

Well at least this discussion is more or less absent the pages (so far) of numbskulls complaining about how they "have to foot the bill for all these rescues" and what a "significant tax burden" it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

So- someone else said it- what I was getting at bug couldn't quite convey - boats that fall apart and kill people don't win. None of these teams want to lose, therefore they designed boats to be as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

It was an interesting discussion the first couple times. And it did get challenging trying to present the argument in a fresh light- each a bit brighter than its forerunner. Striving to convey some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

Alot of the arguments you put forth seem to come from a perspective that has trouble differentiating between entertainers- and competitors.


The guys sailing the boats- the competitors- are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

Odd- it seems that is exactly what it's about. Especially when it references "wide eyed city supervisors being bamboozled by Ellison"

Whose getting everything they want- Larry- the boats, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

So at 2 fatalities in 130 years- you think it's less safe than which round the world race? 2 fatalities in 130 years makes it more likely than a fatality in the Olympics / run up to the Olympics? ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,104
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Danish Sailing Vessel taken by pirates

Somehow the war for oil was immoral- but killing for the sake of the convenience of .000000000002 percent of the population- the cruisers who will cruise the IO- is ok.


I'm embarrassed as a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,104
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Danish Sailing Vessel taken by pirates

I love it. Y'all are trigger happy as hell. Deploy US Military assets to clean up some one else's mess- in one breath and bitch about the cost to mount rescue efforts for vessels in distress in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

And again- it's just so terribly condescending. Oh these poor dumb brutes- they haven't any choice in the matter- it's up to us to protect them. It's the sailnet PTA mom syndrome.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,461
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

It could hurt my career to say no. Hahaha. This isn't blowing the boss under his desk- these serfs aren't being served up as cannon fodder to satisfy their lord's bloodlust. One doesn't arrive at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,650
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Do dock lines go with the boat?

When I just sold lately, the contract/ bill if sale had a list of equipment specifically conveyed in the sale- and the buyer was sitting there as we made it up- and as I had a few things I needed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 73
Views: 3,037
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Steak, OMG! pan seared!

The salt is a desiccant and pulls moisture from the meat as it sits. Coming up to room temp is definitely preferred- and ya gotta have a dry skillet.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 153
Views: 8,717
Posted By c. breeze
Re: Where are the younger people?

What do the others say?
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