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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-05-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Ilernet, I have to agree. It depends... So...

Ilernet,

I have to agree. It depends... So maybe personal preference should be the determining factor for everyone. We could buy another heavy weather book as you suggest, but the Jordan Series...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-04-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Here's an interesting point that Zack Smith makes...

Here's an interesting point that Zack Smith makes about the Jordon Series Drogue in Sail Magazine.

In the May 2008 edition of "What a Drag," Kimball Livingston makes strong claims concerning the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,963
Posted By Mar78202
Single handle sailing, Romeo Style

Johnshasteen is completely right. A rolling furling and An autopilot is definately excellent for keeping boating simple. Especially, for single handling. OR, you might consider my husband's old...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,309
Posted By Mar78202
Liferaft with kayaks

Steven Callahan's book, "Adrift," convinced us to carry a spear gun as part of our ditch bag, in the event help never arrives. Callahan also mentions how the sharks like to bump the liferaft,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-31-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Drag Device Writers

Cats are wonderful. Thank you for the used gear link!

I think your right about the Drag Device Data Book. We donít mind honest advertising tactics, but we have a problem with writers and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-31-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Drag Device Writers

Itís hard to believe what you are saying is true Sailingdog. I would think that writers and authors have some kind of ethical and moral obligation to the community to be impartial. Even if they have...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-31-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Good advice Sailaway21. :)

Good advice Sailaway21. :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-31-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Smile Para-anchor & Series drogue

Wow, you have a lot to say Sailingdog. Iím afraid my husband and I still donít agree with you. It seems every drag device manufacturer has testimonials that say how great their product performs. So...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-30-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
Para-anchor & Series Drogue

My husband seems to disagree with you and heís a reading fanatic: First, the USCG has approved small sea anchors for lifeboats, but not for the larger boats. According to Earl Hinz, the Jordan Series...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-29-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 11,276
Posted By Mar78202
My husband and I were sold on the Jordan Series...

My husband and I were sold on the Jordan Series Drogue, but now that weíve done our homework we decided to purchase a heavy-duty parachute anchor. After reading the Coast Guard Report and Series...
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