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Forum: Caribbean Islands   10-07-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By Splashme
I love the Grenadines. I've been there three...

I love the Grenadines. I've been there three times - so far. Truly a jewel on the face of the Earth.
Forum: Living Aboard   10-02-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,569
Posted By Splashme
You might want to talk to John at Hotwire...

You might want to talk to John at Hotwire Enterprises. They are the importer for the Kiss, he knows his stuff will give you the straight poop. Weather you need a controller depends on a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2008
Replies: 109
Views: 6,042
Posted By Splashme
Get a bunch of wood and build a little boat over...

Get a bunch of wood and build a little boat over the winter, then sell it cheap to some boat crazed kid in the spring as a philanthropic gesture...

I find building little boats to be eminently...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-24-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Splashme
I was down there for 13 months. Most of the time...

I was down there for 13 months. Most of the time the waves come from the NE to SE, depending on the direction of the trade winds. Swell, if there was any, generally came from storms in the North...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2008
Replies: 89
Views: 8,982
Posted By Splashme
My boat is in my brother's back yard for now. I...

My boat is in my brother's back yard for now. I got disgusted with the lousy tarps available, so I tried an alternative. I went to Home Depot and got a roll of Tyvek and some Tyvek tape. I joined...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-14-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Splashme
Talking New member, old salt

I'm 57, single, and have lived over half my life on sailboats. Actually, A sailboat. She and I go back a loooong way.

It all started for me when a kid moved into my neighborhood with an Optimist...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   09-14-2008
Replies: 134
Views: 17,795
Posted By Splashme
Nobody works on my boat but me. I've seen, and...

Nobody works on my boat but me. I've seen, and been victim of, such incompetence by yards that I will allow nothing else. I do better work. I built the boat from a hull and deck anyway, so it...
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