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Search: Posts Made By: donjuanluis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 495
Views: 104,127
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Earlier in the year we were anchored off "Old Town" Ko Lanta in Thailand when we heard all kinds of racket outside the boat. Something was hitting the side of the boat and deck. Going outside we saw...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By RichH
Re: Need help, rolling furling get stuck after unwinding 5 feet of sail

Here you go for a discussion of 'halyard wrap' and what to do about it:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/135210-jib-will-not-unroll-completely.html#post1755282 see...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By smurphny
Re: Need help, rolling furling get stuck after unwinding 5 feet of sail

This is a common issue and there have been a lot of discussions about it in previous threads. The "halyard wrap" problem occurs when the top portion of your halyard, from top roller to the top...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By SchockT
Re: Need help, rolling furling get stuck after unwinding 5 feet of sail

Yeah is is most likely halyard wrap. I assume you have already made sure any spare halyards you might have aren't interfering. You can also try changing the halyard tension to see if it releases.too...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By flandria
Re: Need help, rolling furling get stuck after unwinding 5 feet of sail

I assume you have a problem with the genoa. I posted a thread this week dealing with my mainsail doing the same. That thread is at
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Need help, rolling furling get stuck after unwinding 5 feet of sail

If you look at the top swivel, can you see the halyard wrapping around the forestay? If that's all looking OK (i.e. not wrapping), then you could have an over-wrap on the furling line inside the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Actually it was a bunch of local kids who found a native bee hive 20 shops along the water front. and as any 9 year old kid knows to get the honey you gotta smoke the bees out. So they lit a fire,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2014
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Whooaa there DonJuanLuis.... you must have missed Bene's post naming Ios a few posts back. I think he crossed the finish line first here.:):)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2014
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Since Don Juan and I both missed the name of Mark's location I guess its fair to name it for us slower players that have been otherwise occupied:

Port-aux-Français is the capital settlement of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2014
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Nice pic of Esmeralda. (Esmerelda)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By Geoff54
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Weeeelllllllllll...... if I was being picky...... but I'm not and and you clearly have the right location, so over to you, sir.

The National Maritime Museum is just out of the picture to the left....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2013
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By tdw
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Not for a moment do I really think I'm right but one of these day DJL is bound to post something Montevideo and I'm gonna be ready for him . :eek:
Forum: Beneteau 10-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 10,278
Posted By night0wl
Re: Beneteau Oceanis 343

We've had ours 5 years and almost 500 hours on the Yanmar. Still looks/feels new to be honest.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2013
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By tdw
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

DJ .... what is happening ? I'm not sure I understand the problem but I'll do my best to sort it out. PM me if you like.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-29-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 7,838
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Does anyone work on the Internet while sailing?

If that is $40 per month everyone would be using it. Thats what I pay for crap wifi.
I understand broadband like that on boats is $5,000 per month.

Ring them and find out what the catch is.
Forum: Diesel 09-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By BarryL
Re: Expected life of Yanmar 3YM20

Hi,

IMHO, a properly maintained diesel should last well over 5000 hours. Again IMHO, I suspect that more marine diesels die because the block / case / heads rot from salt air / water environment...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2013
Replies: 4,626
Views: 269,919
Posted By tdw
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

I'm going to be begging for some hints here.

I'd hazard a guess that we are in Uraguay and that is a river not a canal, but that is all I have got.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By bobperry
Re: Le Guen Hemidy 30

I think you could do better for $50,000. The boat looks quite crude in the construction details. It almost looks home built. I'd like to see a better overall view of the hull.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By copacabana
Re: Le Guen Hemidy 30

Juan, that looks like a nice little boat. It might be a good idea to get someone who knows aluminium boats to go over it thoroughly before you close any deal.

I noticed from the broker ad the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-29-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By CalebD
Re: Sailing project

Bienvenido!

Took the Buquebus ferry to Uruguay from Buenos Aires once several years ago. Great trip and great steak!

The classes you want to take are a great start.
One way to learn to sail...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-29-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By mark2gmtrans
Re: Sailing project

Bienvenido al sito de Sailnet. You are starting with one of the most important things you can, in taking the lessons. I would say you might think of renting a sailboat and doing some coastal sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 7,838
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Does anyone work on the Internet while sailing?

I don't know if the number of free WI-FI sites is decreasing, or the number of WI-FI sites has increased disproportionally. In the 3,185 miles a traveled up and down the east coast I only had a...
Forum: Buying a Boat Articles 05-31-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 10,890
Posted By Tom Wood
Quick Rig and Deck Check

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Forum: Buying a Boat Articles 04-14-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 18,132
Posted By Randy Harman
Choosing the Right Boat

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-23-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 7,589
Posted By pgoodman
Buying a used Moorings Boat

Sorry, I didn''t finish my train of thought ;-).

If the charter company is one of the owner lease type (ie: Moorings), then you buy the boat and negotiate price with the individual who owns the...
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