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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,282
Posted By HRomberg
Re: Who does a lot of fishing from or near their boat?

I've had charter boat captains huck baitfish at me for getting in their way until they see my lines trailing aft and realize I'm doing what they are.

Caught tons of fish in the Bahamas last...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-13-2013
Replies: 412
Views: 109,182
Posted By HRomberg
Re: Living aboard - and sex

I could add a few stories about fun afloat, but suffice to say there's just something about being on the water with someone you like a lot. :D

One thing I really like about boats is that for some...
Forum: Provisioning   06-07-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 13,661
Posted By HRomberg
I have a 30L that I bought to replace a deathtrap...

I have a 30L that I bought to replace a deathtrap propane system. I love it!

If you want to heat the burners fast and safely, get a piezo-electric gas torch and keep it topsides. You can play...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-07-2007
Replies: 237
Views: 97,920
Posted By HRomberg
I'm living aboard a Pan Oceanic 46 Pan Oceanic 46...

I'm living aboard a Pan Oceanic 46 Pan Oceanic 46 - Cruising (http://cruisingandlivingaboard.com/wiki/index.php/Pan_Oceanic_46)


It's a great boat, and it got me introduced to my GF!
Forum: herSailNet   06-07-2007
Replies: 81
Views: 19,567
Posted By HRomberg
A pressure washer will do wonders for the glass. ...

A pressure washer will do wonders for the glass. On&Off will take care of any stains (be really careful with the stuff though) and even the teak might clean up pretty well. Cool boat!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 19,657
Posted By HRomberg
Not exactly production, but Pride (over my...

Not exactly production, but Pride (over my shoulder in the pic) is the third of her "model" The first having been built for the war of 1812, and the second having gone down in a squall. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 19,657
Posted By HRomberg
SV Dionysos, Pan Oceanic 46, and I've got one of...

SV Dionysos, Pan Oceanic 46, and I've got one of only a handfull that were made.:D
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v299/halromberg/100_0515.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2004
Replies: 17
Views: 4,346
Posted By HRomberg
Pilothouses?

No reason you can''t single hand a boat just because it has an extra helm station below. You''d have to go topside to handle sails of course, but it''s not that different from running any other...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-19-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,251
Posted By HRomberg
just be low key

Boating is an aesthetic thing, and some live aboards can look pretty unappealing. Some folks live aboard because it''s inexpensive, and some of them get an image as "riff raff". Non-maintained...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2004
Replies: 41
Views: 6,537
Posted By HRomberg
Pirates and defense

The kerchunk sound of a .12ga being cycled would probably get rid of 90% of the thieves that show up in piracy reports.

It''s not something to be done lightly, because most of the world frowns...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-27-2004
Replies: 69
Views: 12,770
Posted By HRomberg
cape hatteras in february what gear should I bring?

So the common wisdom is to pass Hatteras either 20 miles to the west, or 200 miles to the east. Which one did you do?
Forum: Living Aboard   09-25-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 3,096
Posted By HRomberg
more liveaboard DC NVA

Have you lived in NVA before? If so, you know the traffic patterns and their importance. If you work in DC, your best bet is the Gangplank if you can get a response and a slip. It''s expensive as...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-25-2004
Replies: 41
Views: 6,537
Posted By HRomberg
Pirates and defense

To deal with pirate attacks:

1. Don''t be there. Seems obvious, but I''m not planning on staying in the straights of Malacca any time soon.

2. Don''t look like a target: Tough to do in a...
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