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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   10-31-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 27,057
Posted By Whampoa
Afternoon dreuge, I prefer to use hand lines...

Afternoon dreuge,

I prefer to use hand lines for trolling while sailing. On occasion though a stout pole is handy when you are in mahi or wahoo country :D.

I have sailed and fished all along...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 10,565
Posted By Whampoa
You're welcome Brian. Happy to help. Here's...

You're welcome Brian. Happy to help.

Here's another example. The sailboat is 12,500 lb, 28' wooden boat.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 10,565
Posted By Whampoa
I recently built a wood cradle to transport a...

I recently built a wood cradle to transport a 1934 wooden STAR boat back to my shop for restoration.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,953
Posted By Whampoa
In a pinch, a damp paper towel works well under...

In a pinch, a damp paper towel works well under your plates. I use some of the non-slip shelf liner and cut it into place mat size pieces as others have suggested. It works well.

One note, if...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-07-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By Whampoa
Good Morning and welcome to Sailnet. As the...

Good Morning and welcome to Sailnet.

As the owner of an older wooden sailboat, I can say the challenges may be substantial and expensive. Without any first hand knowledge of the vessel it will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,897
Posted By Whampoa
Another Possibility

This was a topic of discussion on another forum this morning and this link (http://jasperandbailey.com/canvas/track.html) was posted that might be of interest.



I have no affiliation nor have I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-23-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Whampoa
Welcome to the forum Twisty. Tell us about...

Welcome to the forum Twisty. Tell us about Topsail Island.

Regards, John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,331
Posted By Whampoa
I picked up one of the Walker Bay Odyssey 310AFH...

I picked up one of the Walker Bay Odyssey 310AFH models last season. It has the high pressure v floor. The large tubes and the diamond textured floor make this a very nice dinghy to use. I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 3,375
Posted By Whampoa
Congrats TDW, you may need to have CD pick up...

Congrats TDW, you may need to have CD pick up this VB add-on in order to keep the place afloat....Times are rough on forums around here these days :laugher

Miserable Users. - vBulletin.org Forum...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,489
Posted By Whampoa
Thanks for the compliment Joel. Feel free to...

Thanks for the compliment Joel. Feel free to stop by and take a look. I have covers on her at the moment.

She does have a mast and sails too!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,803
Posted By Whampoa
I keep mine in a canvas slide wallet if you will....

I keep mine in a canvas slide wallet if you will. It is essentially a sewn canvas pouch with two internal canvas dividers inside giving 4 pockets inside the pouch. This allows me to safely store...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-28-2009
Replies: 242
Views: 21,533
Posted By Whampoa
Good morning Cap'n, If you can post a photo...

Good morning Cap'n,

If you can post a photo of the cleat you are in need of along with some sizing info, I may be able to locate one for you.

Stay warm,

Best Regards, John
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2009
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,369
Posted By Whampoa
Winter Sunset over Miami, FL ...

Winter Sunset over Miami, FL

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd304/jsbpbacct/Sailing/Bahamas%20Trip/IMG_5040-1.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,280
Posted By Whampoa
Good Day Chris, Good to see your progress. ...

Good Day Chris,

Good to see your progress. As I recall there is only the one bascule bridge to the north in Ft Pierce.

When we have been through there in the past we anchored out south of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,570
Posted By Whampoa
John, thanks for the update on the gang. I had...

John, thanks for the update on the gang. I had the pleasure of sharing a few pot lucks with them in Oriental while they were on the hard getting the boat ready. They sure worked hard and with a lot...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,390
Posted By Whampoa
Another option you might consider for your...

Another option you might consider for your counter tops and cutout -

Been around since 1962.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd304/jsbpbacct/SV%20Whampoa/1388803_9.jpg

Good luck with your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2009
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,369
Posted By Whampoa
Sunset Ocracoke Island, NC ...

Sunset Ocracoke Island, NC

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd304/jsbpbacct/Sailing/Sunrises-Sunsets/DSC00373.jpg

Looked like a good crossing day Cam........
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2009
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,369
Posted By Whampoa
Sunset in Rockland, Maine ...

Sunset in Rockland, Maine

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd304/jsbpbacct/Sailing/Boats%20seen%20along%20the%20way/5c8a2e32.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2009
Replies: 1,419
Views: 518,251
Posted By Whampoa
Thanks Eric, One of those old "wooden" shoes...

Thanks Eric,

One of those old "wooden" shoes :D

Regards, John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,118
Posted By Whampoa
JiffyLube, what varnish did you use on your cap...

JiffyLube, what varnish did you use on your cap rails? How did you stir the varnish before you applied it? Did you shake your varnish before you stirred it? Was the cap rail damp with dew or rain...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,118
Posted By Whampoa
David, It looks like you are doing well so...

David,

It looks like you are doing well so far. You have not filled the grain yet with the number of coats you have applied and that is what you are seeing in your picture of the sanded piece....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2009
Replies: 1,419
Views: 518,251
Posted By Whampoa
Made a new set of drop boards for the...

Made a new set of drop boards for the companionway out of mahogany and Ipe.

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd304/jsbpbacct/SV%20Whampoa/2008%20Maintenance%20and%20Enhancements/IMG_5601.jpg
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Whampoa
The Captain Lindsey House in Rockland, ME is a...

The Captain Lindsey House in Rockland, ME is a nice place to stay in that area.

Bed and Breakfast in Coastal Rockland, Maine: The Captain Lindsey House Inn (http://www.lindseyhouse.com/)

The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2009
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,369
Posted By Whampoa
Sunset - Chub Cay, Bahamas ...

Sunset - Chub Cay, Bahamas

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd304/jsbpbacct/Sailing/Sunrises-Sunsets/IMG_5257.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2009
Replies: 155
Views: 16,250
Posted By Whampoa
Welcome to Sailnet Doug. Regards, John

Welcome to Sailnet Doug.

Regards, John
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