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Search: Posts Made By: HUGOSALT
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,741
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Yes love Newport consider it Disneyworld for sailors...when up there few years back
was kayaking and noticed familiar profile (from magazine) was
the famed Olin Stephens design "Bolero" on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,741
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Have been talking to Dave...(chef2sail) and we going to meet up on Aug. 26th Tues.
in either Northport or Port. Washington. Dave and Donna will be making their way back down the sound towards home....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Fouled Fuel Tank

Used to do same as Ray by accessing thru/removing fuel gauge...pumping out and cleaning with stick and rag. Finally bit bullet and cut a 5-6"? hole in top of tank and made my
own solvent resistant...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Mast weight

Don't understand the concern about weight here...
just invite a few friends over for a keg of beer, have your chain saw
all gassed up, bet your buddies that they can't bring down that
sucker...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,741
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Good to hear you had a great sail up to Barnegat.
Just back from Fishers Island myself, thought it might be of interest, in West harbor
most anchor NW of green can # 7 but can also anchor in closer...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,741
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Dave,
Aug. 18th, hope to be sailing home from eastern sound that day,
will try to come by and say hello.
Harbor deli very good! ..also for something more exotic across street
is Mediterranean...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,741
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Dave,
Local to Port Washington, happy to lend support and would be great to say hello
when you are in area.
Keep in mind plenty of free moorings for 48 hrs weekdays/24 hrs weekends(yellow lining...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Tallyho: the hunt is on

Welcome old man! ...(said with an English accent)
Thinking you may be entertaining us going forward.
As for the comments, sure they will be flowing loose and free in short order.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Around Long Island Regatta (ALIR)

Don't forget to look up at night,
waxing crescent is great moon phase for star watching once you
are far east enough past light pollution. "Google Sky Map" great for identifying
stars/planets. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Very special place,
Cuttyhunk, Elizabeth Islands, SW end of Vineyard Sound/Buzzards Bay
near Gay Head light, MV
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-18-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Looking for small, affordable printer for on the boat

to little to late...???

offered on woot.com one day only...

Canon PIXMA Wireless AIO Inkjet Printer
$39.99
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Moorings Put Where There Weren't Moorings

Have been anchoring happily up and down LIS for the last 30 years.
Eastern most LIS Ct side..Deep River on the Ct. River, next town north of Essex, dockmaster was happy for us to overnight at town...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 07-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By HUGOSALT
Smile Re: Completed 4th recent Cape May trip

:)Yes, congrats on completion of your cruise!
Been good sailing here up north as well.
4th time to Cape May!...thinking it's time you stop going in circles
and come visit us up north some time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Real time weather conditions...5-6 buoys along LI sound...
search... University of Connecticut Marine Sciences - MYSound (http://www.mysound.uconn.edu)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Amazing sail to Huntington...wonderful!
Huntington inner harbor good but crowded, Northport short distance to
east wonderful town, during week should be able to leave boat at
town dock for a few...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Was that you Shawn?
Possible unofficial sighting ?? of Windgeist and crew... smartly making way
east bound under headsail alone.
Approx 5 p.m. today...north of Steppingstone light/south of City...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 07-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Adding an auxiliary electric motor might be fun...

Don't know, but used as intended by MedSailor..a 160 lb. thrust with the right prop
could deliver the desired 2 h.p. ...depending on who's formula/math you use.
Seems motorsailing at rather low...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 07-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Adding an auxiliary electric motor might be fun...

Would not involve clutches and gears...but if you are flush with electric
and only want to add a couple of hp while sailing...explore a trolling motor,
Minn Kota salt water series...can mount perm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Shawn,

Interest for children/family if fits into your plans and timing...
Fireworks: Rye Playland on LI sound every Wednesday and Friday at 9:15 p.m. all summer long.
Rye is on north side of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Hopefully by now your mainsail is repaired and your good to go.
If any further/ongoing sail repair needed, have friend on City Island who
has made sails for national loft, will make your repairs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 972
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Changing forward hatch direction

Not answering your question, but possible solution to your problem...
I have taken a light line and attached clips to both ends and have
run it from toerail/lifelines on port to a point on mast 3-4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-23-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,048
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Jacklines - where to run them?

Right or wrong I run a center jackline on my 30 fter. To close to overboard otherwise.
Also, when sea is unhappy, I will double back my 6 ft. tether making 3Ft. (PITA sometimes) not a lot of room...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-21-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Seeking sailing experience for my father's 80th birthday.

Emerald, try contacting Doug Sabbagg a sailnet member, his vessel Triumph
(thinking 57') is a beauty. he may be able to put something together for you.
Based out of Boston/Florida.
Triumph...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Chef, If you would consider leaving boat in western most LI Sound
(Like xort says close to LIRR and LaGuardia airport)
I can put you in touch with a good friend, our dockmaster, thinking
he would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,546
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Port. Wash. town moorings are available free for 1st 48 hours...they are the yellow
ones lining the channel...always one available. Manhasset Bay very protected
good depth, plenty of room to...
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