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Search: Posts Made By: kb3pwc
Forum: Cabo Rico 09-02-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 1,516
Posted By kb3pwc
Considering a Cabo Rico

Thanks very much for your kind offer. Because we own a small retail shop in Greenville, SC, and because our manager unexpectedly resigned 2 weeks ago, my wife and I are forced to attend...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-25-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,077
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Anyone ever sold at a profit?

We purchased a 15 year old '82 Allmand 31 that had been pretty well cared for with lots of stuff aboard for $24,000. Since she had a couple of dock rubs and repairs we had her freshly professionally...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-25-2014
Replies: 511
Views: 33,604
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Chesapeake Bay Eats

Howdy all. Sorry if this has been featured but I had to mention Grump's in Annapolis. We are not folks who gravitate to the crowded, hustle and bustle of Annapolis. We do enjoy our quiet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Keeping Ospreys off stern rail

Dear Kjzerr:

I feel your pain and disgust. We also had the Osprey invasion. After being away for the weekdays, we would come back to the boat (at the time on a mooring) to find what looked like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,095
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Cheap sewing machine that takes a binding feeder?

Have to concur that the heavy duty, industrial, walking foot machines make the job easier than the repurposed home sewing device. I looked at the Sailrite units with lust but the Scot in me had me...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-11-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Free Concert on Shaw Bay

Seven years ago we also had the pleasant surprise in Shaw Bay where a Tuba started a solo and we were kind of scratching our heads and then the rest of the group joined in and it was a magical...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-23-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By kb3pwc
Smile Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Auction

The Maritime Museum Auction is scheduled for August 31st and has an interesting group of vessels. You can find a nice choice if you are looking for a cruising boat to take you around the world...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,058
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: What is the proper VHF protocol for a dire medical emergency?

Interesting topic as we heard parts of a heat related call out over the Chesapeake Bay this sweltering weekend. What caught my attention was an announcement of a sailing vessel who had issued a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 2,758
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Ospreys

Yes, we also enjoy watching the air acrobatics these birds do from hovering, diving and scooping up a fish. We have even enjoyed watching an air battle of an eagle and an osprey fighting over the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2013
Replies: 308
Views: 35,355
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Steve, over the past years I have enjoyed your posting here and was shocked and saddened with your tragic news. While it can be hard to even breathe,I hope over time you will find more strength than...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Build your own SSB?

The Soft Rock kit is the latest rage in the Ham (Amateur) radio community.
WB5RVZ Softrock Software Defined Radio Homepage ( (
..fairly easy and cheap.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: what glue for attaching foam insulation to the cabin interior?

We did the overhead in our previous vessel....31 foot, lots of curves and had to grind off the foam left by the old cloth on the overhead. An ugly job.

We insulated with the pink foam panels you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By kb3pwc
Whisker Pole details

I am looking to get a whisker pole for our 34 foot cutter with a J of 17 feet. The goal is to hold out our gennie when sailing down wind. We have a ring on the front of our mast and are kind of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-02-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 3,976
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Hunter 28.5 versus Allmand 31

Hello, Jim.

I see my husband joined in your discussion on the Allmand Sailboats. They used to have a web page but it no longer seems fully functional (Allmand Sail Dedicated to bringing Allmand...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-24-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Winter Heat while at the dock

We used to use those heat lamps for hatching eggs as youngsters, where I grew up in the country and also for our dogs if they were in the kennel at night and not in the house. The dogs curled up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Happy Thanksgiving To All!

Love this holiday....all my favs! food, fun, time w/family or at least phone calls with family. We usually take the Ural to the "Blessing of the Hounds" at the local fox hunt. Today we are going...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By kb3pwc
Thumbs up Winter Heat while at the dock

We have for years used small ceramic, electrical heaters for the few winter weekends we would spend aboard. We only have a 34 foot vessel and it would take 2 or 3 heaters plus a fan to effectively...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-12-2012
Replies: 511
Views: 33,604
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Chesapeake Bay Eats

It was fun to return to Schaffer's as it had been years since we have awaited for their new owners to fix it up and have some opening. The waitress advised they have yet to hold their Grand...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-05-2012
Replies: 511
Views: 33,604
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Chesapeake Bay Eats

We had a slightly different feeling about our meal this time. Clayton's prime rib was generous, tender and flavorful. Big YUM there. My Backfin crab cakes were mostly filler. :( OK, you don't...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-23-2012
Replies: 198
Views: 11,626
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: 2012 Sailing Season

Lankford Bay Marina seems to have lots of open slips but it is always best to call if you plan to come into the marina. You can call on the phone or contact them via radio and they can assign a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,149
Posted By kb3pwc
Smile Re: 1973 Grampian 26' -- Opinions & Questions

Wow, our first "big boat" was a Grampian 26. We purchased her for a song and had the most fun, sailing her all the time always having a GREAT Adventure.

Things you want on one of these vessels is...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-26-2012
Replies: 198
Views: 11,626
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: 2012 Sailing Season

Will try to join all Saturday afternoon. Looking forward to getting to see everyone but need to get out of Gallipolis, OH. :)

Sorry to hear about you, Gary. We will be rootin' for your speedy...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-13-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Sailabration today

Hope you will post some pictures, Wavedancer 38. I will be trying to get to Baltimore via land Saturday. I missed the last time they were in many years ago. Do not want to miss it this go round.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By kb3pwc
Question Where do you go for a solar, motion detector?

Figured I would go to the vast knowledge lurking here for something on my wish list. Boats on our marina's mooring field seem to suffer from osprey's working overtime to construct nests on boat's...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-10-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4,838
Posted By kb3pwc
Re: Liveaboard friendly marinas?- Chessapeake

Know you were mentioning the Western Shore for your desired location but should you wish to try the other side of the Bay, Piney Narrows Yacht Haven on Kent Island offers a nice environment for...
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