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Forum: Learning to Sail   04-16-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By Springline
Re: ASA and clubs?

Hence why I said rail meat, lol. All you have to worry about is figuring out why it's called the BOOM. And why sitting on the sheets is a really bad plan. :o
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-16-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By Springline
Re: ASA and clubs?

Lou, I'm in the same boat (metaphorically) as you. I wouldn't necessarily discard the option of signing up on a race boat. Not all skippers are shouty, but it may take a little asking around to find...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,791
Posted By Springline
WRT electronic charts, it also helps to have...

WRT electronic charts, it also helps to have PC-based plotter program to use. There are LOTS of paid-for (and very good) Electronic Navigation programs out there, but if you don't want to drop a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By Springline
Hah! blt2ski, I'm not sure I can imagine a...

Hah! blt2ski, I'm not sure I can imagine a greater range than Hunter to Swan!
Also, thanks a bunch for the links Caleb. I've actually looked at a couple of C25s and C27s, and they're not bad boats,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By Springline
Yeah, I'm fortunate geographically, at least as...

Yeah, I'm fortunate geographically, at least as far as selection is concerned. I've taken the opportunity this freaky winter has afforded me and gone looking a bit.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By Springline
Thanks for the reply, and yes, I looked at the...

Thanks for the reply, and yes, I looked at the reviews. In fact, one of the reasons the E27 piqued my interest was the fact that it had so many positive reviews. I was just wondering if anyone had...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,207
Posted By Springline
Little Ericsons, big problems?

Hello SailNet general! I'm new to the forum, and I'm looking into getting my first boat. I'm looking for something that would be relatively forgiving, and not too tricky to learn on. Speed can come...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,063
Posted By Springline
Chuck, was the front in your pictures blowing in...

Chuck, was the front in your pictures blowing in from the upper bay/warwick, or from Rhode Island Sound? If that was the one that came from the north, I distinctly remember running from that thing in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-28-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 5,169
Posted By Springline
Not a superstition per se, but whenever I've...

Not a superstition per se, but whenever I've worked as a Mate, if I catch one of my minions -er, deckhands- spitting on the deck, they're spending the rest of the shift mopping that ENTIRE deck (a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-18-2011
Replies: 420
Views: 41,749
Posted By Springline
I think a more basic question (as someone who is...

I think a more basic question (as someone who is pretty well versed in Zombie Lore) is: depending on who's telling the story, the zombies can vary dramatically in effective intelligence, strength,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-15-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Springline
Thanks for the reply, its good to be here! :) ...

Thanks for the reply, its good to be here! :)

Yeah, OPB sailing has been a good teacher so far. Still, for someone in my situation, would formal lessons be a good investment? I live around...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-15-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Springline
Hello Sailnet,

I've been lurking here for several months, and I decided that enough was enough, and I should start interacting with this extremely useful bunch.
So, a little bit about myself; My name is Alex,...
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