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Search: Posts Made By: omaho5
Forum: Living Aboard 06-12-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 14,536
Posted By omaho5
There are a few differences, mainly in sailing...

There are a few differences, mainly in sailing characteristics. A single hull boat will sail closer to the wind than a multi hull.
A multi hull will generally be faster off the wind. Multi hull...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 6,042
Posted By omaho5
I'll stick with day sailing

I'll stick with day sailing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 13,109
Posted By omaho5
I keep my Cape Dory on a fresh water lake. It is...

I keep my Cape Dory on a fresh water lake. It is in water for about 6 months
and out for 6.
We live in NH on Winnipessauke. The best finish that I get is with Helmsman
spar varnish "SATIN." I put...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By omaho5
Same here n NH. Litttle wind. Temps were great...

Same here n NH. Litttle wind. Temps were great though ....60's to low 70's.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-05-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 12,378
Posted By omaho5
OK. Now we have the good info. With little or no...

OK. Now we have the good info. With little or no sailing experience you will want to keep it as simple as possible. Ths way you have the best chance at
stayng with sailing. Nothing turns a person...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-05-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 12,378
Posted By omaho5
OK. So how wide and long. Do the winds die in...

OK. So how wide and long. Do the winds die in Summer ?
You can have 700 miles of shotelne and all of it VERY narrow or some wide areas.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-05-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 12,378
Posted By omaho5
How big is you lake ?

How big is you lake ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,982
Posted By omaho5
I had the 9.9 Yacht Twin on my Cape Dory 22. It...

I had the 9.9 Yacht Twin on my Cape Dory 22. It drove me crazy even after a very complete overhall.
Finally got an 8HP four stroke Mercury. I think all ob's suck. But the new four strokes suck less....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 1,611
Posted By omaho5
Time to have a tequila party. Have some friends...

Time to have a tequila party. Have some friends over.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 2,678
Posted By omaho5
Quit drinking, just eat. I did.

Quit drinking, just eat. I did.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 5,189
Posted By omaho5
The gentleman that said, "Let them drown."...

The gentleman that said, "Let them drown." obviously never lost a child.
He lost his humanity. Kids do some very stupid things....Adults, too.
Many pay with ther lives. Very sad.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-18-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By omaho5
The two areas of concern on the P26 are. 1....

The two areas of concern on the P26 are.
1. Rudder bearing/ bushing.
2. Keel bolts.
Make sure that these areas have been attended to.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By omaho5
What a treasure !

What a treasure !
Forum: Living Aboard 04-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,374
Posted By omaho5
My vote is for a Cape Dory 36 or 40.

My vote is for a Cape Dory 36 or 40.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 10,783
Posted By omaho5
I'm partial to CD 27. That said, you will be...

I'm partial to CD 27. That said, you will be paying somewhat more than 10K.
CD also makes a 22 and a 25D, both excellent boats. I own a CD22 and love it.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-08-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 5,894
Posted By omaho5
Can I fart [pass gas] ?

Can I fart [pass gas] ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By omaho5
I think that you have been given some good...

I think that you have been given some good advice... Do NOT moore out in Winter up here.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,305
Posted By omaho5
I haveowned both. 8 HP Merc and 4 HP Yamaha. Both...

I haveowned both. 8 HP Merc and 4 HP Yamaha. Both were good.
Alternators on these motors are not meant to be used as you ntend.
Very little juce.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-22-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 2,480
Posted By omaho5
. The ice comes off the lake in late April...

. The ice comes off the lake in late April [Winnpessauke. NH]. After that I Sail
two to three times per week until late October. We usually get good wind
most days off the White Mountains.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By omaho5
Kathy, It is gererally accepted that there are...

Kathy, It is gererally accepted that there are two types of sailboat stabilty.
1. Form stabilty
2. Ballast stability.
For me to explain the difference between the two would take up a large area....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By omaho5
The people you may wish to talk to in Freeport...

The people you may wish to talk to in Freeport Me..... North Sails
207-865-2100.
Ask them what they think.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By omaho5
You must do some further investigation on ...

You must do some further investigation on "stability." Put simply, A sailboat that heels over initially and easily does NOT make it an unstable boat in itself.
Conversely, a sailboat that initially...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-20-2011
Replies: 28
Wow
Views: 3,027
Posted By omaho5
If it surveys as nice as it appears, I say go for...

If it surveys as nice as it appears, I say go for it. Not knowing a thing about you, I would say that you are young and ready.
Remember that youth comes only one time, and if you do it correctly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4,247
Posted By omaho5
Hell, I'm no expert. That said as a retired...

Hell, I'm no expert. That said as a retired contractor, I would use green automotive tape. Apply thiis to the substrate to be drillled. Mark on your taped area the point of drilling with a grease...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By omaho5
Is it possible to answer this gentleman's...

Is it possible to answer this gentleman's question with some decorum ?
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