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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By neoxaero
I'm all for native peoples eating whales but then...

I'm all for native peoples eating whales but then again they aren't out in the southern ocean with huge harpoon and factory ships killing the whales.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-26-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 5,632
Posted By neoxaero
Sounds to me like the issue here was actually an...

Sounds to me like the issue here was actually an over zealous wife... unless of course they guy asked her to call for assistance.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By neoxaero
Well, from that distance thats looking good!.. ...

Well, from that distance thats looking good!..
I guess I will plan to start sanding here pretty soon.. :rolleyes:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By neoxaero
My intent when I bought the boat was to...

My intent when I bought the boat was to wetsand/buff to clean up the gel coat but the PO fixed some spots along the sides that i'm assuming had some gouges in to the fiberglass, but i'm honestly not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By neoxaero
Sanding/Repainting

My boat is damn near 40 years old and is still sporting the original gel coat. We'll just say its not in the best of condition. Sitting on the desk or rubbing against the hull results in an annoying...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By neoxaero
There are a few lowish power lines and such over...

There are a few lowish power lines and such over Lake Austin. Since its basically just a river there isn't a lot of room on it for sailing in my opinion.

I moved out near lake travis last year so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By neoxaero
When the mast is laying down the bolt is at the...

When the mast is laying down the bolt is at the top of the slot, when you stand the mast up, it is in the bottom of the slot.

The current one is made out of 1/8" stainless. From the pictures I've...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By neoxaero
Trailer Sailor - Mast Step

The mast step on my boat is bent pretty badly due to a slight mast raising incident. Its a pretty simple design (See attachment) but I would like to beef this thing up a bit so easily and holds the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By neoxaero
Bump

Bump
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By neoxaero
sail boat rental near honolulu

My fiance and I are in Honolulu for the next 5 days.visiting my uncle (recently back from Iraq). We wanted to rake him sailing while we are here but i'be been unable to locate anywhere to rent from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,718
Posted By neoxaero
It doesn't look like the boom was broke off at...

It doesn't look like the boom was broke off at the gooseneck in the video?

At least it was on Mustang beach - That area is just sand on the beach - no rocks or anything to cause significant damage...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,733
Posted By neoxaero
You guys are leaving out the west coat of mexico...

You guys are leaving out the west coat of mexico and the sea of cortez area..
All the pictures/blog posts I've seen from this area look awesome.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,650
Posted By neoxaero
wet T-Shirt contest..... :laugher

wet T-Shirt contest..... :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,906
Posted By neoxaero
I tow a 50' steel trawler behind a Honda Civic...

I tow a 50' steel trawler behind a Honda Civic every once in awhile. Its okay until I get it up in the mountains.

I think you'll be okay towing a 40ft sailboat behind a durango.

Check out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 13,332
Posted By neoxaero
Get the Spinnaker - Its great in light air. ...

Get the Spinnaker - Its great in light air.

Not to mention you can always go spinnaker sailing when you're anchored - Its a BLAST
I picked up a worn out spinnaker from a buddy's J29 to use just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-24-2011
Replies: 71
Views: 15,485
Posted By neoxaero
I met a couple a few months ago that are youngish...

I met a couple a few months ago that are youngish (mid 30's). They've been doing foster care for the last 5 years or so while both were also working. They put back as much money as they could.
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-23-2011
Replies: 572
Views: 151,221
Posted By neoxaero
Maybe she thought she was in a bumper boat and it...

Maybe she thought she was in a bumper boat and it would just bounce off the rocks ;-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-10-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 5,547
Posted By neoxaero
How much does your dingy weigh?

I'm considering building myself a small dingy type boat for when my wife and I buy our big boat.

I've come across a few fun looking power boat designs (up to ~40hp or so) that look like they would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 5,694
Posted By neoxaero
I like the way Russians handle pirates.

I like the way Russians handle pirates.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 5,368
Posted By neoxaero
I bought my first boat last summer - a Santana 21...

I bought my first boat last summer - a Santana 21

I found it listed on Craigslist for $2000
It had a 7.5HP Chrysler outboard and the sails were in "decent" shape and it was "ready to sail"
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,308
Posted By neoxaero
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-15-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,316
Posted By neoxaero
This thread just reinforces my belief that living...

This thread just reinforces my belief that living up north is crazy...

It was 76 here yesterday
Forum: Living Aboard   02-09-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,294
Posted By neoxaero
i think i smell a troll..

i think i smell a troll..
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 8,147
Posted By neoxaero
On the 323 I think I would be concerned about...

On the 323 I think I would be concerned about crevis corrosion on the chain plates for the shrounds. The sealant job looks sketchy at best and has probably been that way for a long time.

Although...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-08-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 4,415
Posted By neoxaero
When my other half and I are out on the water and...

When my other half and I are out on the water and something goes wrong/needs to be resolved quickly she does what I say without questioning my decisions. She does so because she trusts that I am able...
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