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Search: Posts Made By: Mormandeus
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: I'm in!!!!!!!!!!

Put in last weekend and had the first sail today. New stereo is of the 5% variety (aka "F@$%$&*&% out of the box). However the new carbon fibre NACA foil rudder I made this winter is absolutely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,986
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Show us your home port!

Marina's right behind me. Two other boats in the cove and my house is about 500 yards astern. Not too fancy but close.

Oh... did I mention it is free to moor here..he he.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 3,960
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: To all my Northern Sailing Friends...

Not all us Northern folk have a sailing problem in winter. As you swelter in the Florida uv and listen to the constant hum of an AC or two, we here in Canada sit by a cozy heating source (wood, oil...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,034
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: How do you get your fix when the snow is flying

As with many I peruse as much boat porn as possible, repair and fabricate stuff (this winter is a new rudder) and also do this when weather permits:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 6,209
Posted By Mormandeus
Wink Re: Let's see your pride & joy(boat)!

Almost ashamed of my poor little C22 compared to those already posted...almost;).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2012
Replies: 58
Views: 4,387
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: What 3 things would you never sail without?

All I "need" is

1) Wind
2) Water to sail on
3) Appropriate refreshment (insert preferences here)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 1,899
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Annual maintenance amount

It's a passion and a hobby. One cannot put a price on such things in a financial sense. I'd sell the admiral to keep on the water (fortunately it has ot come to that). I've easily spent the purchase...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Life is funny ain't it

Hey Ccam...she cooks just fine but makes these pink party squares as she calls em that are to die for (and gain weight while losing teeth). I'll let her know you are fantasizing about her. Should...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Life is funny ain't it

There was a few beer during ... but after there was a few scotch to dull the depression.

Liquid Prozac anyone?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Mormandeus
Life is funny ain't it

Finally got my new barney post for my C22 after a months long wait.:D Had the Canada Post tag on the door Friday when I got home - Pick it up tomorrow - drat gotta wait again.:hothead Tomorrow comes....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Next Sail Boat

Man poverty sucks:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 7,205
Posted By Mormandeus
Talking Re: An Observation

Hate to horn in on the amusing byplay:D but up here in the Maritimes sailing is on the upswing (at least in my area). When the economy tanks the toys are the first to go. What I am seeing is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2012
Replies: 97
Views: 7,205
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: An Observation

Up here in New Brunswick sailing seems to have a building popularity. Especially in the fresh water areas like mine with 20 to 26 ft boats the norm. Powerboats seem to be on the decline though :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,855
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Mooring in Florida

God I love living in Canada. All waterways are public domain. Moor anywhere.(with the exception of designated shipping routes) The only thing frowned upon is blocking or impeding access for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 8,547
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Siren 17 or O'Day Daysailer II?

If your talking family sailing with a dry wife go for the Siren. The O'day is sportier but the siren has more freeboard and an actual small cabin instead of just a cuddy. Not sure on rig times but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2012
Replies: 150
Views: 13,283
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Don't get to angry with powerboaters - if they had any skills they would be sailng.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,817
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Spring fever: I'm just dying to splash!

Anthony I feel your pain. In Fredericton myself and of the same mind. Looking at the ice out early on the headpond and thinking it might be an nearly launch weather permitting. Maybe the first week...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2012
Replies: 334
Views: 35,505
Posted By Mormandeus
Re: Do you carry firearms while cruising?

I'm packin every time I go out. One easily grabbed pistol and one kick ass cannon for megadamage. Those supersoakers keep the riff raff thinking twice about any boarding attempts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,574
Posted By Mormandeus
Up here in New Brunswick we just wait for the...

Up here in New Brunswick we just wait for the right days to get out the ice boats. Hardwater is not as often sailed but I probably get more miles under the hull.

Slow and steady or fast and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 4,945
Posted By Mormandeus
pertaining to sailing - Honest! It ain't crack! ...

pertaining to sailing - Honest! It ain't crack!

One of my favs

Genius has it's limits but stupidity knows no bounds
Forum: herSailNet 01-27-2012
Replies: 236
Views: 19,478
Posted By Mormandeus
I'm all for equality for women. If they want to...

I'm all for equality for women. If they want to give up thier superiority...that's fine by me.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By Mormandeus
Off to Tahiti

Hi Folks

Heading to Tahiti in March for a 30th anniversary cruise and wondering if anyone is in the area or knows someone there etc. who might take pity on a fine Canadian couple looking for a few...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2011
Replies: 190
Views: 39,753
Posted By Mormandeus
Don't know if you can make it out but Passing...

Don't know if you can make it out but Passing Wind is her name. Shares a home cove with Blew Bayou;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 2,600
Posted By Mormandeus
How about; Goath - gaelic for wind Blew...

How about;

Goath - gaelic for wind
Blew Bayou
'J' ded
Perpetual Motion
Bouy Room
'Round the Mark
Hullin' Ass
Transom View (for those behind you)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mormandeus
Time of mourning begins

Tis a day of darkest gloom. Despair and depression shadow the heart and soul for the boat is out for the season. Yes... nothing but desire and boat porn for the next 7 months.:( Alas, we have no...
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