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Search: Posts Made By: gypsywomen
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,633
Posted By gypsywomen
Sailing at night can be a wonderful time. The...

Sailing at night can be a wonderful time. The first few night sails should be with good forcasts. In my opinion. This time of year you are always gonna have a chance of storms popping up.
If you go...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-17-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,658
Posted By gypsywomen
Our reverse heater was so far keeping up here in...

Our reverse heater was so far keeping up here in VA, but today has started to lose ground. Cant get the temp above 65 so we will be adding the electric heater also tonight. I give it up to all you...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-17-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,255
Posted By gypsywomen
In a week or 2 you wont even realize it. Trust...

In a week or 2 you wont even realize it. Trust me.
I find keeping your swing line on the tight side helps. Then you only sway side to side instead of all directions.
Forum: Living Aboard 01-07-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 91,058
Posted By gypsywomen
We live on a 43 young sun. We are a family of 5...

We live on a 43 young sun. We are a family of 5 and seem to have plenty of room. The center cockpit gives us a nice aft cabin and seperation of space. Only thing I dislike is the narrow sidedecks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 3,441
Posted By gypsywomen
That makes sense. Turning on your engine to avoid...

That makes sense. Turning on your engine to avoid a collision does not negate the ROW of the boats in play.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 3,441
Posted By gypsywomen
Thanks for the clarification guys. I am sure the...

Thanks for the clarification guys. I am sure the first rule in my list is most important one of all. Be safe and watch out for others, those are the rules I live by when driving the car, surely they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2008
Replies: 67
Views: 3,441
Posted By gypsywomen
We took lessons this summer so I will tell you...

We took lessons this summer so I will tell you what we were told in class...

1. Avoid collision no matter who has ROW

2. sail has ROW over power

3. Starburt over port

4. leeward over...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-20-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 8,284
Posted By gypsywomen
Thanks again everyone. The farther from the city...

Thanks again everyone. The farther from the city the better:) It is nice to know there are year round liveaboard marinas there. I live by lake erie in PA right now. All boats have to be out of the...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-29-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 8,284
Posted By gypsywomen
thank you again, I saw the links and they are...

thank you again, I saw the links and they are very helpful. We will know soon whether the transfer will go threw. Thanks again
Forum: Living Aboard 07-29-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 8,284
Posted By gypsywomen
thanks for your replies, My hushband may...

thanks for your replies,

My hushband may transfer jobs to Mundelein IL. Same company he works for now but new location. I think it is about 25 miles northwest of chicago. So any liveaboard marinas...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-29-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 8,284
Posted By gypsywomen
Chicago liveaboards

We may be transferred to chicago, does anyone know of any good live aboard marinas, just north of the city? All help is appreciated.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-08-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 9,004
Posted By gypsywomen
:rolleyes: What kills me ,is that these guys...

:rolleyes: What kills me ,is that these guys rather have great looking women than ones with sailing abilities.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-24-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,912
Posted By gypsywomen
I would recommend reading "changing course" a...

I would recommend reading "changing course" a womens guide to choosing the cruising lifestyle.

Both my hushband and I have read it together. Usually a chapter a night, then we would talk about the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-13-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,289
Posted By gypsywomen
last I checked you dont NEED an engine to sail:)

last I checked you dont NEED an engine to sail:)
Forum: herSailNet 01-15-2008
Replies: 100
Views: 20,171
Posted By gypsywomen
You can fill up a cup with warm water, splash a...

You can fill up a cup with warm water, splash a little on your legs, put on the shaving cream and shave:) use the rest of the water in the cup to rinse off your razor, then you are done. With just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-07-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 7,321
Posted By gypsywomen
Show some self control, for pete sakes. If you...

Show some self control, for pete sakes. If you like this woman than stop thinking with your penis and work on your boat til she gets back.
I am not triing to be rude, I realize men seldom think with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-05-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,940
Posted By gypsywomen
I find that a jig saw is best for nice control,...

I find that a jig saw is best for nice control, mark where you want to cut with a pencil and you will be able to follow the mark perfectly. You will have to drill a small whole first to get the saw...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-30-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By gypsywomen
I want this boat

Holy cow you have to watch this video. Any gueese what kind of boat this is?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKusg6Jyc9Y&NR=1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 6,068
Posted By gypsywomen
Thanks, I love his work. I refer to the prophet...

Thanks, I love his work. I refer to the prophet more than my bible:( Bad christian, bad
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 6,068
Posted By gypsywomen
The Coming of the Ship "Almustafa, the...

The Coming of the Ship



"Almustafa, the chosen and the beloved, who was a dawn onto his own day, had waited twelve years in the city of Orphalese for his ship that was to return and bear him...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-03-2007
Replies: 205
Views: 36,118
Posted By gypsywomen
We are in our mid 30's and have 3 kids. We are...

We are in our mid 30's and have 3 kids. We are planning a cruise on 25k and are hoping to get 12-18 mo. from it. We are buying an old boat outright with the money from our house sale. Then a bit left...
Forum: Living Aboard 11-01-2007
Replies: 63
Views: 5,420
Posted By gypsywomen
"Twenty years from now you will be more...

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in...
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