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Search: Posts Made By: justflie
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By justflie
Re: Recommend a decent Hand Salve?

Badger Balm is pretty good, too.
Forum: Weather 07-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By justflie
Re: Free Dashew Weather Handbook

Wow, thanks guys. These are going into the archive for when I actually have a boat. Great resources.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-28-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,129
Posted By justflie
Re: Mutiny has its reward, perhaps???

Summer can't come quickly enough. Thanks for the story and pics, rock. Enjoy the passage.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By justflie
Re: Admiral of the year nominee?

Sounds like a winner to me.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By justflie
Re: sailboats tied to Buoys

I'm pretty new too, but I'll try to help. The buoys you're seeing are called moorings. Some are private, some are public. Some are free, some require a reservation, some require a fee on a monthly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By justflie
Re: Liveaboard Documentary?

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed following the Shards on their travels. They're a liveaboard couple who turned their life into a TV show. Really great stuff. distantshores.ca. I purchased...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,746
Posted By justflie
Re: Boston By Air

I second Doug about those little power boats. Not so much for speed, but for safety. Really low in the water, busy harbor. I saw one goose the throttle up and over a wave and he was completely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,746
Posted By justflie
Re: Boston By Air

If anyone here is from an area sailing club they might be able to help. I belong to Piers Park Sailing Center. We just have 23' Sonar day sailors but they're fun. I probably CAN'T take you out,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 4,552
Posted By justflie
Re: An Excellent Condition, Turnkey Boat

Wow. You should slap the listing broker for wasting your time.
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-23-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Good to hear it went well! I just poked my head into this thread a few days ago and thought you might have forgotten to post your experiences. Timing is everything!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2013
Replies: 139
Views: 8,450
Posted By justflie
Re: Cruising with livestock -- any anchoring issues?

When you come to boston, I'll come over for some fresh steak. Sorry, Bessie!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,152
Posted By justflie
Re: I can't heave to

Hmm. I've heard some boats don't like to heave to but, in my extremely limited experience, I haven't run into one yet. I usually drive a Sonar (23'). Back wind the jib, release the main sheet, tiller...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Smier, feel free to post here about the trip if you would like to. Glad your wife is getting into it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 6,488
Posted By justflie
Re: Oops!!!

Ouch. Maybe it tried to pick up something just a little too heavy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By justflie
Re: Smackdaddy Donation

Not working, here's the error I received:

"We cannot process this transaction because there is a problem with the PayPal email address supplied by the seller. Please contact the seller to resolve...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

That should do it. The same goes for the live aboard course. My instructor emphasized that t
Passing the course doesn't make us experts. It gives us knowledge and techniques we need to take home and...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-15-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Great! Fyi, some liveaboard courses assume/require some basic sailing knowledge. Others take you from start to finish.
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-14-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Oh. And I think the cost depends on location. I was at captiva island, fl.
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-14-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Yeah, the boat was only a month old!

Price for two was $4730 total. That included $150 extra for US Sailing certification. If you don't want that, subtract $75 per person. Of course, you need to...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-14-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

It was a small class! My wife and I were in one cabin and there was only one other student. Just the three of us and an instructor. It was possible to have one more student but the other guy was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,831
Posted By justflie
Re: Biggest boat docked under sail

Sonar 23. None of them in our club fleet have engines. Luckily the wind tends to run parallel with the dock.
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-05-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By justflie
Re: Bareboat Cruising course with Offshore Sailing School

For those who were waiting, my post is up in the Learn to Sail forum.
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-04-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By justflie
Re: A simple gear question for a new sailor

You can even buy a cheap pair of Mechanix gloves and cut off the fingers. I've been told they work well enough.
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,690
Posted By justflie
Post My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Hi all,

As promised, I'm writing a note about my experiences with the school. Cliffs Notes: Good stuff, hard week, worth the money.

Part of the package included a night's stay at the South...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-02-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By justflie
Re: Bareboat Cruising course with Offshore Sailing School

So there are two things wrong with my post. I took the liveaboard cruising course on captiva island, fl. With regard to location, part of it was I was meeting some friends in Bonita Springs before...
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