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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,061
Views: 458,932
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Looks like St. Barths.

Edit: I was responding to Faster's picture. Please disregard, Mark.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 415
Views: 31,634
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Florida is at it again

The complaints stem from those sailors/cruisers/liveaboards that have poorly maintained boats (think of non-gleaming hull, tattered biminis and dodgers and sailcovers) that want to stay put and come...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2016
Replies: 5,061
Views: 458,932
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Is it the one on the left near the Breakers or the Red Roof Inn a couple miles behind?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2016
Replies: 5,061
Views: 458,932
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

The mountains definitely exclude Biscayne Bay. Must be US west coast.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2016
Replies: 96
Views: 7,676
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Jon Eisberg's Passing today...

I don't log in here much anymore and am saddened by this news. One of the Shining Stars of the forum has left a great legacy amongst the sage posts that he made here. Rest in Peace in Heaven Jon.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-27-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Through Okachobee or the keys?

Florida generally has a prevailing Easterly wind. I forgot to mention Boat US insurance. Otherwise, Hello Sailor has reaffirmed my initial suggestion of going via the OWW. Good luck.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-25-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Through Okachobee or the keys?

The Army Corp of Engineers publishes lake levels daily online. USACE Jacksonville District (http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml)
As a beginner, I would recommend the Okeechobee route....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Dingy ideas wanted......

What? No dinghy rack at your marina?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Looking for an open position

Talk to Doc Hogan on Facebook. He is a veteran Navy Corpsman from Vietnam and seriously needs help getting from N. Carolina to Florida right now.

https://www.facebook.com/traderdoc?fref=ts
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-11-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,802
Posted By Seaduction
Re: How would you enter this slip?

Cancel your cable TV bill until you save enough money to buy a bow thruster and stern thruster. Then dock easily and amaze the onlookers standing on the dock.
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-09-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Starter button issue.....

Usually corroded wiring from the salt atmosphere. Aside from what wires were discussed, the battery cable terminal connections may be very corroded. Not just the ring terminal that shows, but the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-09-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Help please!!!

Capt. Len, are you talking Hot Air Balloon?? That might be easy considering no highway permits necessary.
Forum: Lake Erie   08-12-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Not much happening on this forum

Has anyone ever discussed anchors????:laugh
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,763
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Single cylinder deisel help!

Next time my starter burns out, I'm going to replace my anchor.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 6,395
Posted By Seaduction
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2015
Replies: 132
Views: 9,298
Posted By Seaduction
Re: I'm off! St Martin -> New York

God Bless You, Mark and Sea Life.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Confirming sanitation ID size

1.5 inch ID is common for waste line to tank or overboard and pumpout fitting. Also 0.75 inch is common for flushwater line. Vents vary, but the larger is preferable to the smaller. Try using the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 3,917
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Spent Uranium?

The thread was over 4 years old and depleted, until now.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-10-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,286
Posted By Seaduction
Re: is VHF STILL the only way to contact bridges?

According to this publication the bridge operator is "off-site" and there are some phone numbers listed as well. It may be easier to cut a few feet off your mast....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,673
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Water comming up through the rudder post

http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-6VqOZtcaCf4/URwFYjpYpKI/AAAAAAAAEN0/AhO99sKH-Fk/s640/DSC00476.JPG
My rudder packing is a buck algonquin fitting using 1/4 inch packing strips. Don't know if this...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-08-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,286
Posted By Seaduction
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-08-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By Seaduction
Re: New sailor going from Key West to Cancun: HELP!

Watch out for those huge 30 knot cruise liners and the equally huge oil transports which traverse this area very often. Of course you'll have the right of way if you're sailing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2015
Replies: 5,061
Views: 458,932
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

I do believe Fallard is right. I also found the same image on Trip Advisor. I located this image of Tahiti Beach, Bahamas and the differences are significant.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2015
Replies: 5,061
Views: 458,932
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Ohh, Good Grief, I just took a wild guess as I used to like that beach back in the 80's last century when I was a gung-ho sailor. The only pictures that I have are the sunflowers blooming that I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2015
Replies: 5,061
Views: 458,932
Posted By Seaduction
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Looks like Taihiti Beach on Elbow Cay, Bahamas to me.
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