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Search: Posts Made By: Capt.Fred
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,336
Posted By Capt.Fred
Re: Removing Bottom Paint -- Need Input

On the subject of bottom paint, can someone please solve a small problem I have on my Rob Roy 23? I sanded it and rolled on a WM name brand ablative. Running my hand over the finished surface, I feel...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 3,807
Posted By Capt.Fred
AnzoNevis, Hi, Just a small correction about the...

AnzoNevis, Hi, Just a small correction about the Intercoastal Canal. It is actually the Intracoastal canal, which runs along our coast from Brownsville Texas to Long Island Sound. It's about 2500...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 3,807
Posted By Capt.Fred
Matthew, If I start about Baldwin County Alabama,...

Matthew, If I start about Baldwin County Alabama, I'll never stop describing this almost Shangrila. White silky sand beaches and miles of deep water bays. Close to Central America and all those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,017
Posted By Capt.Fred
Lapworth, Hi, That's a good question. If it's his...

Lapworth, Hi, That's a good question. If it's his boat, I'd be a bit less concerned, because your call in the heat of the moment, could be misunderstood. You can expect some bad judgement from a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2009
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By Capt.Fred
Stillraining, Those windows are lexan and that...

Stillraining, Those windows are lexan and that whole cabin is also sealed from below with a salvaged Herreshoff teak sliding hatch with a full bronze cover to below Most all the asseccories were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,320
Posted By Capt.Fred
A 9' Whaler is the Creme de la Creme Of dingys. I...

A 9' Whaler is the Creme de la Creme Of dingys. I carried it up side down on the deck a/o on davits. We could happily plane along beaches and rivers in Central America looking at the flora and fauna...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2009
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By Capt.Fred
It's interesting after all is said, how...

It's interesting after all is said, how determined and creative one can get when your back is against the wall. If it's a case of do or die, you will amaze you self at the adrenalin rush and the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 7,118
Posted By Capt.Fred
[quote=smackdaddy;540455] We did all this...

[quote=smackdaddy;540455]

We did all this during the infamously nocuous "HoHo-HumHum" race off of Madagascar in '87 and it saved our hides.

Here's what happened to the poor boat next to us...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 7,118
Posted By Capt.Fred
OK, now back to dangerous animals at sea. Picture...

OK, now back to dangerous animals at sea. Picture this, here you are, it's a beautiful warm evening, the setting sun and your dream of just gently sailing along under autopilot have really arrived....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 7,118
Posted By Capt.Fred
Boasun, Hi, I think if you painted the bottom of...

Boasun, Hi, I think if you painted the bottom of your boat to look like a squid, a sperm whale will have you for lunch. If you paint your bottom to resemble an orca, you will obviously look like a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,775
Posted By Capt.Fred
Unless things have changed, the entrance to the...

Unless things have changed, the entrance to the Rio Dulce at Livingston Guatemale is a narrow channel about 6' deep out in a large expanse of water, How much do you draw? You can reach the interior...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 13,760
Posted By Capt.Fred
One that loves me back

One that loves me back
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Capt.Fred
Sure has nice lines using that wide angle lens....

Sure has nice lines using that wide angle lens. Designers take note.
Respectfully,
Capt.Fred
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2009
Replies: 80
Views: 7,118
Posted By Capt.Fred
I almost always play music, maybe some Mozart or...

I almost always play music, maybe some Mozart or Schubert etc., as I cruise along hoping to alert any sleeping leviathons.
I'm careful not to play any of that so called contemporary music, because...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 7,894
Posted By Capt.Fred
[quote=KeelHaulin;536619]The Atkins Ingrid ferro...

[quote=KeelHaulin;536619]The Atkins Ingrid ferro hull is spec'd at 16 tons; the fiberglass hull is 11.6 tons. The only Ingrid I had ever seen was a ferro hull; but looking on yachtworld it was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 7,894
Posted By Capt.Fred
If you are interested in ferro boats and are...

If you are interested in ferro boats and are lucky, you might find the book "HARMONY" by Patrick Cotton. Patrick designed the most beautiful and seaworthy ferro boats imagineable. He assisted in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 12,086
Posted By Capt.Fred
bobmcgov, Hi, no I don't own the pretty Rob Roy...

bobmcgov, Hi, no I don't own the pretty Rob Roy "Fiddlesticks", but I do know the owner up in Fairhope and hope that boat doesn't leave this area. Mike is ready for a larger boat for his cruising...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 12,086
Posted By Capt.Fred
As I've said before and I repeat. A real blue...

As I've said before and I repeat. A real blue water sailor can sail almost anything across an ocean. A real sailor and I must add a very beautiful young women, sailed her Wildernes 21 "Lil Rascal"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-27-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 5,273
Posted By Capt.Fred
closehauled14, this is all an interesting thread....

closehauled14, this is all an interesting thread. You are humble and wise enough to seek suggestions about a dream. Don't stop asking about and experiencing the sea. If you love something, chances...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 3,714
Posted By Capt.Fred
I'm a newbie and am having fun. Reading forum...

I'm a newbie and am having fun. Reading forum after forum I have learned a lot. As I mentioned previously, I designed and hand built a FG 50' 23 ton cutter ketch y'awl. It is a center cockpit and the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,562
Posted By Capt.Fred
People, please free your minds from the box....

People, please free your minds from the box. Please try! A 4' tub might be a carbon fiber surplus gun turret from an Israeli tank turned upside down, fitted with some ballast, a carbon fibre stick...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2009
Replies: 230
Views: 20,615
Posted By Capt.Fred
In one of our science and math schools, our kids...

In one of our science and math schools, our kids are much further advanced than just solo circumnavigating. We have a contest for the kid that builds the first solo rocket to the moon. This kidde...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,562
Posted By Capt.Fred
Dear Thesnort, I like your style, I rest my case....

Dear Thesnort, I like your style, I rest my case. Thank you,
Capt.Fred,

Addenda: I again stress that a blue water sailor would not take a non sea worthy boat to sea. However, here's a true...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-14-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,562
Posted By Capt.Fred
By golly some of you nice folks out there just...

By golly some of you nice folks out there just don't get it. There is no majic bullet blue water boat. There is no nice warm cozy boat like your mom was to protect you. A blue water sailor would not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,562
Posted By Capt.Fred
I don't understand the question? "What is a blue...

I don't understand the question? "What is a blue water boat?" There simply is no such thing as a blue water boat. There are only blue water sailors. Millions of $ cannot buy a blue water boat, but a...
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