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Search: Posts Made By: Bardo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2009
Replies: 1,048
Views: 232,822
Posted By Bardo
Trinidad and Tobago

Just returned from T&T. Venezuela is on the horizon.http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee23/Bardo_photos/Trinidad%20and%20Tobago/Trinidad003.jpg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-01-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 7,243
Posted By Bardo
John, Make sure you check in with me if you...

John,
Make sure you check in with me if you want work while in the ChesBay. I think there is plenty to go around. Have fun!

Freeman
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-29-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 7,153
Posted By Bardo
John, thanks for the info. I've not seen roller...

John,
thanks for the info. I've not seen roller furling on such a small vessel before. But then its been a long time since I mucked around in such small boats. I definitely want an...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-28-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 7,153
Posted By Bardo
I saw a great article in GOB I think on a kit...

I saw a great article in GOB I think on a kit built sailing dinghy that breaks down for on deck storage if desired. Can't remember the name but I really liked the look of that boat. I want to build...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bardo
Denby, Please tell me you are going back with...

Denby,
Please tell me you are going back with wood clapboard at least. i hate to see that old siding get trashed, but I know you need to insulate. Sorry to hijack!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 2,329
Posted By Bardo
I've learned that I really don't need that...

I've learned that I really don't need that bigger, fancier boat to enjoy sailing. Oh, who am I kidding. Like hell I don't!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-20-2008
Replies: 253
Views: 19,911
Posted By Bardo
PB, What sort of work will you do to make the...

PB,
What sort of work will you do to make the dough? We need a good skilled hand at our marina and money would be good for a "consultant" I'd bet. Nice small marina mid-ChesBay, 10 miles north of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-15-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,893
Posted By Bardo
What type of area are you interested in? If you...

What type of area are you interested in? If you like somewhat more quiet surroundings, but good access to the cities, then Solomons Island (35 miles south of Annapolis) might also suit. Many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 5,053
Posted By Bardo
SWAY, You reference a CH-53, but they were...

SWAY,
You reference a CH-53, but they were flying a Jayhawk, which is an H-60 varient, roughly half the size and fuel consumption of the 53. Hair splitting, I know, but there is a lot of hyperbole...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2008
Replies: 246
Views: 26,685
Posted By Bardo
The kids love the boat, have been on board since...

The kids love the boat, have been on board since they were weaned. Ellen likes it when conditions are perfect. We did a 10 day catamaran cruise in the BVI last month, and she tolerated it but told me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bardo
Funny. My daughter Emma (9y/o) is the real first...

Funny. My daughter Emma (9y/o) is the real first mate on our boat. She is great in a blow and loves the lively action. jack, my 7 y/o son is still a knucklehead when it comes to common sense things...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-07-2008
Replies: 107
Views: 11,795
Posted By Bardo
One thing I have not seen mentioned is training...

One thing I have not seen mentioned is training the crew and passengers to be visible targets and good oscars. Teach them what to do when the life sling is thrown. Teach them to splash water up with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 4,551
Posted By Bardo
What I want to know is how they got the snow...

What I want to know is how they got the snow mobile attached to the tri hull, and can it also achieve blazing speed going backwards in the snow? That might be worth looking into.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 6,346
Posted By Bardo
Acceptable, but 3500 would be better. And with...

Acceptable, but 3500 would be better. And with one of those disappearing horizon pool thingies please. I'm packing as we speak.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 22,689
Posted By Bardo
And I'm still looking for mine!

And I'm still looking for mine!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 6,346
Posted By Bardo
Yeah, I am not getting images on sailnet today...

Yeah, I am not getting images on sailnet today either. I could do Egg Harbor. Oh, did I mention that I will need housing (by the harbor of course) for me and my family? Thanks and I look forward to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 6,346
Posted By Bardo
T-34C, I volunteer to be your summer sailing...

T-34C,
I volunteer to be your summer sailing instructor! All I need is 10k per month and full bennies, and I am your man! No stock options required. What harbor are you in?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 6,346
Posted By Bardo
I love JohnPollards idea. My kids are going to...

I love JohnPollards idea. My kids are going to build their own boats over the next 2 years, sew the sails and sail them together. I learned to sail in Sprites, which I think was an O'Day product? I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 22,689
Posted By Bardo
Contact CardiacPaul, he owned one of these for a...

Contact CardiacPaul, he owned one of these for a long time, and IIRC loved it. Most of the boats have had the clunky mast furled sail systems replaced with new conventional furling systems. TPI has...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-28-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 5,556
Posted By Bardo
Gill, Jeff would be the expert on the Annapolis...

Gill,
Jeff would be the expert on the Annapolis area, but I live and sail a bit further south, in Calvert County. I would not consider a 7 ft. draft for my purposes. But then, I couldn't even get a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 5,322
Posted By Bardo
My God, the Admiral is 38X23! And why on earth...

My God, the Admiral is 38X23! And why on earth can I point higher with the headsail DOWN? I nearly cried when this pilothouse ketch started from the same point we did (Peter Island) and was heading...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bardo
I have been thinking hard about setting up a...

I have been thinking hard about setting up a non-profit sailing program of some type. You know the profile: sailing around the world, picking up underpriveledged kids for a week or two's sail as we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 5,322
Posted By Bardo
Surprisingly few PR boats during the week leading...

Surprisingly few PR boats during the week leading up to Easter, for all of the reasons previously stated. Lots of charters though. Finding a quiet anchorage was a challenge, although our desire to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 5,322
Posted By Bardo
Z, I was actually on the broad reach from...

Z,
I was actually on the broad reach from prickly Pear Island (off Virgin Gorda) to Jost Van Dyk. The wind went from 6 to 25 and the seas from 2 to 6+ in 5 minutes. Luckily we made JVD prior to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2008
Replies: 114
Views: 5,322
Posted By Bardo
With apologies to......

all catamaran sailors. I just got back from my first 10 day BVI cruise, which was great (despite vile sea conditions at times). We chartered an Admiral 38, which did the trick as far as berthing,...
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