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Search: Posts Made By: manatee
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By manatee
Re: Storage in Florida for a year?

As many solar-powered fans as you can find holes for -- the more airflow the better. Passive won't cut it in summer, forced-draft for the win.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By manatee
Re: Here we go again...

Did you click on the link & see the alternate sail plan?

http://www.georgebuehler.com/georgeimages/Alcina2.jpg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By manatee
Re: Here we go again...

It's 20-Questions Time again! :)

What kind of time frame? New/used/build-it-yourself? How deep are your pockets?

Some places to start::

http://www.parker-marine.com/mot451.jpg

45'...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By manatee
Re: Stinky Foul Weather Gear

White vinegar is good for removing odors -- we saved my friends' freezer with it, after a power failure while they were away.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,916
Posted By manatee
Re: Some people's children...

Bubble doesn't follow the herd, and that bothers them.

"Much Madness is divinest Sense -
To a discerning Eye -
Much Sense - the starkest Madness -
íTis the Majority
In this, as all, prevail -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,916
Posted By manatee
Re: Some people's children...

...but, you forgot



---she's added self-flagellation to her repertoire. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,916
Posted By manatee
Re: Some people's children...

Bubble,

Sounds like your coworkers have hardening of the brains.

"What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new. Old people...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,916
Posted By manatee
Re: Some people's children...

Asymmetrical test -- one in, one out?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 2,516
Posted By manatee
Re: A Not so Good Experience with a Sailnet(er) transaction

We would like to believe fellow SailNetters are a cut above THIS (http://www.wavetrain.net/news-a-views/534-deadbeat-french-cruisers-primadonna-in-oriental).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By manatee
Re: Bad Luck-Newly purchased boat wrecked on highway

So sad -- sorry for your friend's trouble.

I suppose insurance is too much to hope for.....?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,991
Posted By manatee
Re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

How it used to be::

'To Cuba and Back' by Richard Henry Dana (http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33455)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By manatee
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Pale Blue Dot (clicky) (http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=n5khU_6o7lc)
http://home.honolulu.hawaii.edu/~pine/bluedot_files/bluedot.jpg
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By manatee
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Which illustrates the value of a running DR plot, on paper or in your head, so when you're about to read off a set of egregiously wrong GPS coords, alarm bells & red flags should pop up in your mind....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By manatee
Re: Active Meteor Shower Starts Tonight

The article in the OP has links to 2 different live feeds from skywatch cameras. Not as good as outside, but something.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By manatee
Active Meteor Shower Starts Tonight

Geminid Meteor Shower (http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2473442,00.asp)

Sky Chart (http://static6.businessinsider.com/image/54877a2869beddd409fc48bc-960/geminids-2014.jpg)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By manatee
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

The ordering info is here ( http://www.georgebuehler.com/photothumbs.html ), under the "Troller Yacht" book, near bottom of page. No link from the advert, sorry.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By manatee
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Incentive/inspiration:

"Molokai fisherman Ron Ingraham, who was rescued after 12 days at sea, is getting some needed rest, but could head back out to sea in a few days.

On Nov. 27, Ingraham...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By manatee
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

"And now, in a cooler moment, I hasten to blab the whole simplicity of it, to blab on Roscoe and the other navigators and the rest of the priesthood, all for fear that I may become even as they,...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,056
Posted By manatee
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By manatee
Re: Perfect gift for the navigator in your life

:) Yes, I did. I looked for one similar to the image on the cushion. I like yours more, but I figured it'd confusicate the youngsters even more.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By manatee
Re: Resourceful sailor rescued

This thread covers the story from the beginning:

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/vessels-lost-missing-danger/177938-missing-25-foot-sail-boat-skipper.html
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By manatee
Re: Perfect gift for the navigator in your life

For those young whippersnappers so enamored of their newfangled electronic toys they don't use one, this is what the compass card/compass rose *should* look like. :)
...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,056
Posted By manatee
Re: Missing 25 Foot Sail Boat and Skipper

ALOHA, Ron and U.S.S. Paul Hamilton,

WELL DONE!!!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,753
Posted By manatee
Re: Blocks, Sheaves and Pulleys: Did I screw up???

Does this help? ....from Tackles Article (https://www.classicmarine.co.uk/Articles/Blocks.htm)----

https://www.classicmarine.co.uk/Articles/Blocks3.gif
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By manatee
Re: Can I run my anchor roller bail idea by you...

If you keep the bails:

-- all the hardware bits needs lanyards to keep them aboard;

-- any reason not to use quick-release pins?
...
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