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Search: Posts Made By: theoceanaire
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2012
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
Thanks Smackdaddy for the compliment, but we owe...

Thanks Smackdaddy for the compliment, but we owe it to Ted Irwin. He did the design, and most of the ones that you see today have been modified, to our opinion, wrongly. A poplular alteration is to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2012
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
We started our education at boat shows (five...

We started our education at boat shows (five years of them) and originally settled on an Amel. But, at the paper signing, we realize the total lack of visibiity down below. So the new search was on....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2012
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
I have to say, how many times do I have to tell...

I have to say, how many times do I have to tell you guys that we are not a harbor queen and have traveled further in the three + years we have known her then most that critisize her! We have been as...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-23-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By theoceanaire
I have gone both routes (bay and outside) and the...

I have gone both routes (bay and outside) and the outside trip from Cape May to Norfolk took us 25 hours. I wanted to break it up this time going down, and was wondering if anyone knew the distances...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2011
Replies: 112
Views: 15,552
Posted By theoceanaire
From the website of ROCNA: The exact materials...

From the website of ROCNA:
The exact materials used are part of the proprietary intellectual property involved in our production specifications. Rest assured, however, that the grades of steel are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-02-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,941
Posted By theoceanaire
When we bought our boat in Miami, it was sitting...

When we bought our boat in Miami, it was sitting for a while and had Palmetto Bugs (Florida speak for giant roaches). We tried most of the above remedies, but in the end, after almost a year, we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
Thanks for the backup EJO. I think that when you...

Thanks for the backup EJO. I think that when you have never been on one or owned one you can never appreciate the strength of my 1980 Irwin. I'll put it up against ANY boat made today, including LRC,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
what does that MEAN?

what does that MEAN?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
To our good friends on Giggling Dolphins, I have...

To our good friends on Giggling Dolphins, I have to say we owe them much as it was them that coached us off the dock for the very first time for our very first sail with out anybody but us on board....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
With that photo, I'm speechless! I could use that...

With that photo, I'm speechless! I could use that in my rubber room to minimize injuries!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
Hey Smackdaddy, thanks for the kind words. As to...

Hey Smackdaddy, thanks for the kind words. As to the watermaker, look here: Watermakers, Inc. (http://www.watermakers.com/). As to the mink throw, real men wear pelts, since caveman times. Once you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-21-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 3,826
Posted By theoceanaire
Have it both ways

We have lived aboard for 3 years after selling off everything, including a couple of houses, cars, business etc, including a few 60" televsions. We replaced it with this: ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
I wish you would read all the posts before passing judgement

:hothead :hothead

She ALWAYS gets out of the slip. She ALWAYS travels. It is pretty easy to dismiss our work and our result as a "dock boat", but it would be nicer for those nay-sayers to just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
Many thanks for all the kind workds. As to energy...

Many thanks for all the kind workds. As to energy consumption, here goes: 17 batteries, 18kw Northern Lights diesel. We anchor most of the way from NYC to points south. We are conservative underway....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-20-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 4,128
Posted By theoceanaire
We do Sandy Hook to Cape May each year, 24 hours,...

We do Sandy Hook to Cape May each year, 24 hours, nice sail, stay in close. Cape May entrance is staight forward, even if you are tired.
Forum: Provisioning 09-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By theoceanaire
Bet you can't pronounce 99% of the ingredients!

Bet you can't pronounce 99% of the ingredients!
Forum: Provisioning 09-20-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By theoceanaire
Also, any encyclopedia of ingredients, with...

Also, any encyclopedia of ingredients, with pictures. VERY helpful outside the U.S.
Forum: Provisioning 09-20-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By theoceanaire
Anything by the editors of Cooks Illustrated is...

Anything by the editors of Cooks Illustrated is excellent. Recipes are not just lists and proceedures, these guys will go through 300 pounds of ground beef just to make the perfect meatloaf recipe!
Forum: Apps & Authors 09-20-2010
Replies: 521
Views: 121,602
Posted By theoceanaire
How to Sail Around the World - Hal Roth

How to Sail Around the World - Hal Roth
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
Real Mink. Thanks for the compliments. It really...

Real Mink. Thanks for the compliments. It really is a sailing boat, and it sails very very well. Maybe its the weight!?!?!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 22,515
Posted By theoceanaire
And now a word from the actual owners . . .

[QUOTE=CalebD;645168]You might not believe it.
YouTube - The Oceanaire, a Custom Irwin Sailing Yacht (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw04mj8lNcY)

The latitude of this video is around Orental, NC....
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