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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-22-2015
Replies: 141
Views: 9,455
Posted By N0NJY
Re: Just Go!

Roll your eyes all you like. My parents left me nothing. In fact, when I left home in 1976 to join the military (and you didn't read my previous remarks apparently) they SOLD anything I had left. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-21-2015
Replies: 141
Views: 9,455
Posted By N0NJY
Re: Just Go!

I think most of us are saying this.

There are those (some I know) who make it to a boat, and sit in the dock for years "getting it ready to go" spending a vast amount of money. I won't name...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-21-2015
Replies: 141
Views: 9,455
Posted By N0NJY
Re: Just Go!

Yup. Been very busy :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-20-2015
Replies: 141
Views: 9,455
Posted By N0NJY
Re: Just Go!

My wife and I grew up in Michigan, her around power boats, me wishing I was on a sailboat. But unfortunately as a youngster I had people telling me "That's for rich people". A lot. I bought into...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-20-2015
Replies: 141
Views: 9,455
Posted By N0NJY
Re: Just Go!

I'll respond.

We didn't start sailing until a few years ago. We still had a lot of learning to do and didn't know for certain it's what we wanted.

We'd have been gone a year ago (January 29th,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,741
Posted By N0NJY
Re: How do I start my sailing adventures.

As the Pardey's would say, "Go simple, go small, go now".

We bought a 25' swing keel trailer-sailor in Colorado before we went to classes. We went to an ASA school in CA (cuz it was cheaper to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 14,393
Posted By N0NJY
Re: Sail trim primer for ketch

I'm just bumping this old thread, cuz, it's old and I have a ketch. And I don't care how old a thread is if the information is pertinent to what a poster is asking. Why would one open a new...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,409
Posted By N0NJY
yeah :(

yeah :(
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,409
Posted By N0NJY
Danish Sailing Vessel taken by pirates

FoxNews.com - Somali Pirates Capture Danish Ship With Seven on Board (http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/02/28/somali-pirates-capture-danish-ship-seven-board/)

Somali Pirates Capture Danish Ship...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,556
Posted By N0NJY
/chuckles I'd say roughly, 10 gallons....

/chuckles



I'd say roughly, 10 gallons.
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Forum: Chartering   02-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 7,330
Posted By N0NJY
Oh yeah, we went in there for the sole purpose of...

Oh yeah, we went in there for the sole purpose of picking up some ice and some soda. Sent the Admiral and the two younger crew members into town to do some shopping while we grabbed a mooring and...
Forum: Chartering   02-17-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 7,330
Posted By N0NJY
Myself and our crew went there in June of last...

Myself and our crew went there in June of last year. I know that's not May, but it was the last couple of days in May and first couple of weeks of June.

It was still crowded for being the "off...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-17-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 15,388
Posted By N0NJY
There's a thought. /chuckles I've been...

There's a thought. /chuckles

I've been saving money for a lot of years - IRAs and mutual funds, things like that. Been buying a house for 21 years. Did that to keep a roof over the heads of the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-17-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 19,093
Posted By N0NJY
There's a very simply answer to all of this. ...

There's a very simply answer to all of this.

Get a ham license to operate in the ham bands.

Get your HF license to operate on your boat in the marine frequencies.

(And you do this with your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,788
Posted By N0NJY
We hit the Denver Boat show this year again - and...

We hit the Denver Boat show this year again - and the best part about it was leaving and going to Bubba Gump Shrimp house for lunch and then stumbling to Rock Bottom for beer then back to the hotel....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-11-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 19,093
Posted By N0NJY
/chuckles

/chuckles
Forum: MacGregor   02-11-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By N0NJY
Lazy and busy are two different things. I'm very...

Lazy and busy are two different things. I'm very busy getting the house ready to sell. But I spend at least an hour a week checking out the boat, even on dry land. I have a leak around a port I...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,057
Posted By N0NJY
Several months ago JoAnne and I began firming up...

Several months ago JoAnne and I began firming up plans for retirement; we started looking at sailing adventures and cruising in the Caribbean for a few years, hoping to buy a small “training boat”...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-24-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,057
Posted By N0NJY
Only one post? Hmmm Sure. See the next...

Only one post?

Hmmm

Sure. See the next message.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,190
Posted By N0NJY
:( That's simply just... messed up.

:(

That's simply just... messed up.
Forum: Tartan   02-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,214
Posted By N0NJY
Rotflmao!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rotflmao!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Provisioning   02-10-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,760
Posted By N0NJY
First off.... You don't need a kit. You...

First off....

You don't need a kit. You can put together a few things pretty cheaply, and then get the supplies in bulk. While I haven't yet brewed on a boat, I will be doing both mead (honey...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-04-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 27,333
Posted By N0NJY
I bought a 25' Venture for learning and training....

I bought a 25' Venture for learning and training. We've yet to put it in the water, and it needed work, but we're going to be on some rather small lakes with it.

Not sure when you plan to get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,962
Posted By N0NJY
Hey Gryzio, that is a COOL place. Thanks for the...

Hey Gryzio, that is a COOL place. Thanks for the link!

Radio Shack isn't what it used to be, Lafayette Radio Electronics is gone, and so are most of the cool places. There's still digikey and a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 3,352
Posted By N0NJY
A swell forum about livestock? That'll put them...

A swell forum about livestock? That'll put them in their place!
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