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Search: Posts Made By: Alive3and3Well
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-25-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,137
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: ASA Course test

I was told when taking the ASA exams to buy the book and study for weeks because there is a written exam. A test...something too determine your knowledge of sailing book wise.

It sounds like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Marine Air Conditioning Install

Remember, also the marine air conditioners have a somewhat high electric current draw. Keep that in mind with size of breakers, wire gauge, etc. A 10,000 btu turbo would draw close to seven amps.
Forum: Chartering 07-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Half day in Daytona?

Did you get some sailing in Daytona?
Forum: Chartering 06-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Half day in Daytona?

I would check down near Ponce Inlet which is just south of Daytona. This is also the passage to the ocean from Daytona.

If you have time to drive up to St. Augustine(1 hour), Sail Time rents...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,445
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Tacking and Boat Slows Down

Everyone is offering great are talking lack of speed over water, not land, correct? (is water current a factor?)

bottom clean?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: ATN Tacker experiences???

ATN Snuffer with an Asymmetrical spinnaker was one of my best sailing investments. Greatly increased foresail sail area to enhance sailing in light wind. Of course, down wind sailing ability is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-21-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 5,302
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: The Ocean is broken? really?

As those who sail or support sailing, the bottom line is, we have to do our part to keep the oceans clean and vibrant and alive. We must also support those working to do the same. Whining about the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-08-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Looking for experienced sailor(s) for trip from Georgia to Maryland

What is the sailboat and what are the specs, giving the right scenario, I would consider getting them (outside) from Brunswick to Port Royal Sound (HHI or Beaufort, SC) Lots of questions...

Forum: Learning to Sail 07-25-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 4,120
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: books on basic sailing..

Yes, and possibly try Amazon for a good used copy!
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-25-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 4,120
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: books on basic sailing..

Yes, and read and know the textbook to prepare yourself for the course. There is the actual sailing, but the textbook prepares you for the exam. You will have good knowledge of the material and a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-16-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 6,520
Posted By Alive3and3Well

Maybe it's time to find a "good" broker that will cull through the bad boats and present good boats to earn a fair commission.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-24-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 2,097
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Tidal change in your area?

I'm over on the Hilton Head side of port Royal Sound

I sail that area all the time. Port Royal Sound is a great place to sail. Skid down the river from Beaufort with the current, if you have time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-17-2013
Replies: 308
Views: 35,469
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers


Now matter how dark the storm, it will pass and the sun will shine again with greater appreciation. Our prayers and thoughts go with you.

Rusty and Emily
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-07-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Starting ASA 101 Next Week

good luck, happy sailing, and welcome!
Forum: Diesel 10-20-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Volvo penta 2002

Check for exhaust backup...possibly exhaust elbow
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Who sailed this weekend???


Nice video. My question is: where are all the other sailboats?

I also sail Port Royal Sound (from Hilton Head Island) raising sail upon leaving slip. The open water to the sea, or you can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,088
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Who went Sailing on Saturday? "Pictures"

nice....i was out in Port Royal Sound also Saturday sailing from Hilton Head. We sailed over to St. Phillips and then out in open Atlantic waters for a while. (Steady 16 kts out there) We had to have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-24-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,360
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Re: Became an Owner Today! CSY 44

congrats...fair winds...calm seas...enjoy!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 15,677
Posted By Alive3and3Well
My frigiboat keel cooler has a zinc that must be...

My frigiboat keel cooler has a zinc that must be checked and replaced when needed. I have seen a boat with the consequenses of zinc neglect on the keel cooler.
Forum: Electronics 09-19-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,773
Posted By Alive3and3Well
I am beginning to think I need to get a new blank...

I am beginning to think I need to get a new blank sd card and put it in the Garmin unit to format the SD card or create a file. Since I downloaded the file from Garmin, I would think their format...
Forum: Electronics 09-17-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,773
Posted By Alive3and3Well
Updating Garmin 545s software

I recently downloaded updated software version for Garmin 545s onto an SD card on my laptop.

The Garmin unit does not seem to recognize the card but the charts go blank when card is inserted like...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 09-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By Alive3and3Well
check out this link Home...

check out this link

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good luck...also check out the Hilton Head and Beaufort area where many sail out from Port Royal Sound

Good luck _/)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By Alive3and3Well
A friend of mine just bought one for a steal and...

A friend of mine just bought one for a steal and loves it including the "fixing it up" time. Ditto on the sailing bang for the buck. If you are thinking of blue water, you would want something more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Alive3and3Well
WD-40 also works as a short term protectant.

WD-40 also works as a short term protectant.
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