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Search: Posts Made By: Slipkiller2
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By Slipkiller2
You might want to look at Garhauer...

You might want to look at Garhauer (http://garhauermarine.com/). The're not quite as expensive. I have them on my boat and have not had any issues with them.

IIRC Practicle Sailor had a review...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-11-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 15,767
Posted By Slipkiller2
After reading this thread I think I'll put on a...

After reading this thread I think I'll put on a Patch.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-09-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 6,012
Posted By Slipkiller2
Randy, We started with a Catalina 22, moved...

Randy,

We started with a Catalina 22, moved to up to a 25 that we had for over 20 years, then on to a 36 and now have a Catalina 40 MKII. As you can see, we’ve been very happy with them. Of the...
Forum: Provisioning 03-07-2008
Replies: 311
Views: 38,340
Posted By Slipkiller2
You can't beat a Cuba Libre made with Cruzan...

You can't beat a Cuba Libre made with Cruzan Single Barrel Rum.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-07-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By Slipkiller2
I didn't know that. Thanks for the info. Mine...

I didn't know that. Thanks for the info. Mine are getting pretty worn.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Slipkiller2
I had 74 Catalina 25 that had a cowel vent on...

I had 74 Catalina 25 that had a cowel vent on the foredeck and it really did get the sheets caught on it. I replaced it wth the exact vent you are asking about and it worked very well. It would...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-16-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By Slipkiller2
USPS also has one at: ...

USPS also has one at:
http://www.boatingguidetoamerica.com/
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By Slipkiller2
Tim, A coUple of places that I'm aware of...

Tim,

A coUple of places that I'm aware of are Clear Lake Marine Center http://marinas.com/view/marina/4117 in the Clear Lake area and Pier 77 Marine http://www.pier77texas.com/ in Galveston.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-07-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 5,309
Posted By Slipkiller2
Itís interesting to hear some of the comments...

Itís interesting to hear some of the comments regarding Catalinas and their capability offshore. They may not be the ďbestĒ but certainly are capable. Just a few accomplishments.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By Slipkiller2
jwms, Thanks. Several ideas i'm going to...

jwms,

Thanks. Several ideas i'm going to try.
Forum: Living Aboard 02-06-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 3,571
Posted By Slipkiller2
I suggest that you check out the Galveston area. ...

I suggest that you check out the Galveston area. Sailing on Galveston Bay is good and the Gulf is not that far away. There are many marinas with about 7,000 slips in the Galveston Bay area. Here's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By Slipkiller2
Use a mild detergent and air dry. ...

Use a mild detergent and air dry.

http://www.animatedknots.com/cleaning/index.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com

http://www.newenglandropes.com/sr_linecare.aspx
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 02-04-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By Slipkiller2
http://www.pelicanpower.com/abacoguide/bahamianmoo...

http://www.pelicanpower.com/abacoguide/bahamianmoor.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-04-2008
Replies: 110
Views: 28,206
Posted By Slipkiller2
Perithead, Not to beat a dead horse but...

Perithead,

Not to beat a dead horse but maybe this can help.
http://www.boatingsafety.com/boats/cglights.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,135
Posted By Slipkiller2
I've been lucky and have not had a problem with...

I've been lucky and have not had a problem with scratches but I have found a good product that cleans and protects.

http://www.plexusplasticcleaner.com/frames.html
Forum: Living Aboard 01-24-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 4,756
Posted By Slipkiller2
I live near Houston but am in St Louis tonight. ...

I live near Houston but am in St Louis tonight. Brrrr it’s too cold for me. Low 9 tonight. I’m heading back to warmer weather tomorrow and go sailing this weekend.

Most marinas are going to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-24-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 8,600
Posted By Slipkiller2
See the link below ...

See the link below
http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/backfill.htm
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-24-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By Slipkiller2
Have you tried contacting the usual insurance...

Have you tried contacting the usual insurance companies i.e. State Farm, Allstate etc. Although I have a Home Owners policy, I got a $1 million umbrella policy for only a few hundred $’s per year.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,112
Posted By Slipkiller2
Depends on the boat and conditions. I wouldnít...

Depends on the boat and conditions. I wouldnít walk around the QE2 with one on, but would always have it on when dingy sailing. Same goes with the weather conditions and if itís day or night.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Slipkiller2
About 6 months ago, I bought a 15 in LCD HD TV...

About 6 months ago, I bought a 15 in LCD HD TV for <$300. It had a tuner along with inputs for dvd/vcr and computer.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-09-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,553
Posted By Slipkiller2
First I would recommend that you get a copy of...

First I would recommend that you get a copy of Campbell's Guide to Cruising Texas http://www.waltereden.com/CGCT.html and charts of the areas you plan to cruise. I would also suggest that you check...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Slipkiller2
We had a great year now that the Admiralís health...

We had a great year now that the Admiralís health is back and logged well over 1,000 nm this year.

Also, participated in our 1st offshore race from Galveston to Corpus Christi. It was 150 nm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-26-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 4,891
Posted By Slipkiller2
You can read the PS test at: ...

You can read the PS test at:

http://www.tri-lens.com/practical_sailor.txt
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 4,891
Posted By Slipkiller2
I've got a Tri-Lens Reflector that seems to work...

I've got a Tri-Lens Reflector that seems to work pretty well. It was rated #1 by Practicle Sailor.

http://www.tri-lens.com/trilensweb12002001.htm
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-23-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2,523
Posted By Slipkiller2
Because your friend is new to sailing and I would...

Because your friend is new to sailing and I would suspect boating, I would recommend Chapman Piloting & Seamanship.
...
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