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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   5 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

Personally I like the back story on some of the people, like how that spoiled brat rich kid went after Vancouver

I thought there would be more about the author's trip and his readings.. but there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By titustiger27
Re: I have a new favorite

Release the Kraken


I say this having drank few brands of rum[/FONT]
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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

Quotes below... thanks everyone.. is an artificial horizon

like my artificial girlfriend?

Stargazer, I as going to mention the use it or lose it in a different context. I have read recently...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

Question: I live in the mountains... when it comes to learning how to use a sextant.. I am guessing being able to see the horizon.. is important??

:Luxury:
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

Thank you. I'm about 1/5 into this book It reminds a bit like a couple other books I read n the last couple years (Big Bang, Singh, Simon & Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

I look forward to your review

I just wonder about an item that has 'decorative' in the description.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

I would be a little nervous trusting a $20 Sextant... and can you learn on something you don't trust...


And I just noticed in the description: Brighten any room or office with this decorative...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 8,633
Posted By titustiger27
Re: In praise of production boats!

first off, I am out classed here (but then again that would be true in any thread)

but how can you not accept production boats. I have owned three dinghies, three production boats.. I am guessing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Boat identity please

go to google.com/images

You click on the camera in the search box, if you have the url of the picture, you paste it in (and for some reason it doesn't work well for pictures on Sailnet) and hit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Boat identity please

2004 Van de Stadt MorozovYacht M-50 sailboat for sale in Outside United States (http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/44450)

2004 Morozov Yacht M50 sailboat for sale in Outside United States...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

What is an example of non- amateurish and boring (to you)?

I agree with the fact many of the videos are amateurish, by amateurs (real people).

For me, the analogy would be: in 1977 the same...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By titustiger27
Re: What's on your agenda for education this year?

reading sailnet and books, does that count?

And hopefully getting out on the water way more than last year....?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Pirate skeleton found...

this picture makes the pirate look like an 70's pop star and nothing like Johnny Depp so it can't be real

...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-05-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

Thanks

I assume it is accurate.. seems like you can only learn this if you have the right tool.. i.e. being close or one degree off.. is too much

Edit: they do have used one for sub $100 on ebay
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-05-2016
Replies: 68
Views: 2,661
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Sextant and finding out where you aren't

to me this is one of the best hobby a cruising sailor could have.. Seems to me there is time to practice it while you are doing some open ocean crossings... and a great skill to have if the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

SailNet Community - View Profile: mbianka (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/members/mbianka.html)

I wonder if some, and probably should, do the vlog so they have a way to deduct the cost of running...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

When I was young, my dad (who was in construction) would take me out in his truck on the weekend -- to check on jobs. He would point out different jobs he had done.
I would think : "so.. that is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

I'm pleased and disappointed all in one.

First disappointed in myself.. .I sort of thought your previous avatar might have been Mr. Smack.. partial because when I watched one of your videos and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

I don't think Google/Youtube would give up that control...

On top of that, you give google your information so they can advertise you.. I get a lot of 'cruise the Caribbean' ads

In the end......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

Jimmy Buffet actually has his own model, other than youtube

Margaritaville. If you sign up you can stream his concerts (some past, some live). Then you get regular mail trying to get you to buy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Waves on Lake Erie

The thing abou Lake Erie
Not just the danger
but the speed

Lake Erie can go from a calm sunny day, to a storm in minutes
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

Yelp for videos.. that might be good...



having an opinion is dangerous
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

You pay to use you tube?

When I was child.. at a county fair.. I went to a fair and they had some "Thunder of Death" motorcycle thing.. and after my parents paid to get in.. the motor cycle group...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Are Fake Cannons Lame?

fake cannon, screw that (well not literally)

make it a real cannon and like my sex life -- fire blanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,371
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

Many cities have a performance license.. like $20 to play a guitar on the corner...(and even if there is the chance to do this for free) and musician has a hat in front of him her- self.. are they...
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