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Search: Posts Made By: rbrasi
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 191
Views: 9,454
Posted By rbrasi
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 191
Views: 9,454
Posted By rbrasi
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Pennsylvania boy who disappeared with father on sailboat found in South Pacific

That's exactly what I was thinking- I had to re read the article to get the timing figured out. The arrest warrant was filed Sept. 12 and he was tracked down October 29th. That is roughly 53 days to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 9,744
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Sculling sailboats?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/a32f37e9f929003498a9cbee54bbb394.jpg
This is my neighbor sculling his Yankee 30. He used river raft oars mounted in poles he stuck in the holes in his...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-13-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 6,138
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Pacific Seacraft 63' ketch nears completion

Hey, Bob- I notice in the rendering that the lifeline stanchions are mounted, at an angle, to the bulwarks. Is this to create deck space, or aesthetics? Is there a strength compromise by mounting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-25-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Boat name/graphic: Where and how big?

You would hate mine, then....
http://i1370.photobucket.com/albums/ag257/rbrasi/IMG_0189_zpsd7bc3a07.jpg (http://s1370.photobucket.com/user/rbrasi/media/IMG_0189_zpsd7bc3a07.jpg.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 8,060
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Gopro has three settings for your view angle: narrow, which is equivalent of 16x9, medium, which is fairly wide and wide, which is fish eye territory. When sailing, I always use wide because it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2014
Replies: 101
Views: 4,993
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Hopes and dreams. Is this realistic?

You've never raced, have you?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 8,060
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Advice From Young Punks

http://www.timeart.co.uk/images/cache/dirty-harry-well-do-ya-punk--452-2000.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 8,060
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Advice From Young Punks

I have a bunch of great drone footage of my buddies stinkpot that I took while piloting off of the flybridge. Sadly, the footage is on a memory card, still in the Gopro, attached to the Phantom...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 8,060
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Advice From Young Punks

I'm in the 'Bitter/Old' category.
To those of you having trouble with the Wifi on the Hero 3+:
Press the little button on the side of the camera opposite the USB jacks. Press it TWICE. That will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Alexseal vs Awlgrip vs one-part paint

So, when you say never paint over gelcoat, does that rule apply also to decks? My deck seems to have been painted in the past, but not everywhere. I want to repaint it, with a 2 part,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-11-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Marina Del Rey to Catalina

I've sailed from MDR to Ithsmus in October. I had favorable winds that enabled me to go bearing 180 for six hours. Got a mooring in Two Harbors cove (radio ch. 9 when you arrive). I'm going again in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Soft shackles--What have you used them for?

I use them for just about anything. I have one on my main that replaced a shackle to the sail slide, I use one on my Genny tack, and here is a strange one:
When I added purchase to my ancient (1968)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Holes.... Everywhere, holes...

Thanks, people. I have done as the West book advises with the neat coat of epoxy. I forgot to mention that I have molded non-skid that I plan on using gel coat over to match the old pattern. I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Holes.... Everywhere, holes...

Tommay:
I see that you removed old guages from the bulkhead next to the campanionway. I have to do that. I'm going to look at your blog now, but It appears that you cut some marine ply and fitted...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By rbrasi
Holes.... Everywhere, holes...

So, I'm mentally preparing to paint my deck and before I do, I want to fill all the cracks, dings and assorted holes (meaning places where hardware was moved by PO and the screw holes were filled...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By rbrasi
Re: another a sail question

I noticed in another thread that your Jib does not have UV covers. Perhaps your PO took down the sail when not in use and used this thin line as a place holder for the jib halyard to prevent it from...
Forum: Engines 08-26-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By rbrasi
Re: vetus 3.10 Heat Exchanger

Did you contact the good folks at Vetus USA? I have the same engine and they send me parts, albeit rather slowly.


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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By rbrasi
Re: The Sloop John B

OMG sending this to all my boat friends.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-06-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Hello from Marina del Rey

Understood. I'm in G, Probably not too far from you. Stop by SCCYC. I'll buy you a round.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Rub rail oxidation.

I repainted mine with Buoy paint made by Flexabar.
http://i1370.photobucket.com/albums/ag257/rbrasi/2013-10-04175635_zps305d1d22.jpg...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-06-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Hello from Marina del Rey

Yeah, there is tons of info to be gleaned here. Welcome to the neighborhood. Which basin are you in?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,628
Posted By rbrasi
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2014
Replies: 133
Views: 11,162
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Don't have to be rich to sail

The only thing better than owning a boat is having a good friend with a boat. Many boat owners who sail a lot need crew and we count on friends for that. With that said, if you are a decent person...
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