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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-23-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 12,559
Posted By soulesailor
This looks like a really slick device: Anchor...

This looks like a really slick device: Anchor Rescue (http://www.anchorrescue.com/index.html)

I am not a part of this company or associated with Anchor Rescue in any way, except that the guy who...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-25-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,393
Posted By soulesailor
Go for it!

I say GO FOR IT!!! This sounds like a great plan and a load of fun. Totally doable with a little planning. Many sailors who never seem to stop working and upgrading their boats either sail long...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2009
Replies: 256
Views: 187,845
Posted By soulesailor
Thanks for re-posting, Maine. This will make...

Thanks for re-posting, Maine. This will make searching for this info. much, much easier when I'm ready to get my boat ready in...in...oh, boy, still a while yet. Can't wait!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 9,066
Posted By soulesailor
To have your boat sail itself simply by tying off...

To have your boat sail itself simply by tying off the tiller you are going to need a very well balanced boat and have the sails adjusted perfectly or not be gone too long. Anything else will require...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-19-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By soulesailor
Very funny. Funny because it's true. The 5"...

Very funny. Funny because it's true. The 5" Dewalt random orbit is the best sander I've ever used and the thing refuses to die! I use it all the time, in my work, not just once a year on the boat. It...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By soulesailor
I'm no EE but I DID drink a pile a beers when I...

I'm no EE but I DID drink a pile a beers when I installed my link 10. ;)

Trying to recall how I did it and being away from my tarped up boat I remember the link 10 as a kind of stand alone unit....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By soulesailor
Hopefully it won't be so warm the snow melts,...

Hopefully it won't be so warm the snow melts, that building leaks like crazy :eek:
Forum: Provisioning   03-04-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By soulesailor
That IS awesome tequila! Tequila is definitely my...

That IS awesome tequila! Tequila is definitely my drink of choice, even on dry land. I got a nice Don Julio 1942 for Christmas, sooooo good!!! I prefer the blanco (silver) to the anejo because it is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By soulesailor
Most inflatables are made out of either hypalon...

Most inflatables are made out of either hypalon or PVC, this is your first choice. Hypalon is heavier but is more resistent to abuse and can be successfully patched indefinitely. PVC is lighter but...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado   02-23-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,822
Posted By soulesailor
It will probably be big enough for some calm, no...

It will probably be big enough for some calm, no wind motoring or in/out of tight anchorages, docking, etc.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,888
Posted By soulesailor
A pilot friend of mine told me to tap the glass...

A pilot friend of mine told me to tap the glass with my finger to un-stick the needle prior to each reading. Sure enough, it always moves just a little bit. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By soulesailor
Boat camping is great and an affordable way to...

Boat camping is great and an affordable way to get out on different bodies of water without buying a boat that can make it there and putting the time in to take it there. Good luck.
Forum: herSailNet   02-19-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,509
Posted By soulesailor
We haven't really explored the potential of our...

We haven't really explored the potential of our pressure cooker either, but we still use it all the time. It is a nice, big pot with a lid that seals shut which we like. We eat a lot of potatos and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-18-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 3,374
Posted By soulesailor
Congrats TDW! Sailnet has scored another homer....

Congrats TDW! Sailnet has scored another homer. :D :D :D
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-18-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 12,559
Posted By soulesailor
erps, that video is seriously cool! :cool: :cool:...

erps, that video is seriously cool! :cool: :cool: :cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By soulesailor
I use IPE (wood) for my backing plates. It's...

I use IPE (wood) for my backing plates. It's strong as all get-out, doesn't rot and is way, way cheaper than teak.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-18-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 12,559
Posted By soulesailor
I've never heard of a trip-line running back to...

I've never heard of a trip-line running back to the boat or attached to the anchor rode in any way. That sounds like danger waiting to happen.

My trip line is longer than the water is deep at high...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-17-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 6,630
Posted By soulesailor
These boats are good blue water boats. If you...

These boats are good blue water boats. If you check the thread that lists bluewater seaworthy boats you'll see cape dory on there as well as Alberg designs. The Alberg 35' is on there but I'm not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By soulesailor
Why have you decided against wood for this...

Why have you decided against wood for this project? A wood table won't be any maintenence if you choose good wood and let it turn silver...

Maybe silver is something you don't like. I look at mine...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By soulesailor
Can the red over green be seen further away than...

Can the red over green be seen further away than the masthead tri-color? What's the benefit?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,436
Posted By soulesailor
Hmmm...my un-schooled nephew got an 800 on his...

Hmmm...my un-schooled nephew got an 800 on his math SAT's. Why don't we let Wassup decide things for himself.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By soulesailor
You may be right when breaking strength is the...

You may be right when breaking strength is the comparison. Amsteel is a great product with an insane breaking strength. If you want to make life-lines out of amsteel they will be plenty strong but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,436
Posted By soulesailor
Why, because it didn't work for you?

Why, because it didn't work for you?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-05-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By soulesailor
Alberg 30 is a great boat that definitely is...

Alberg 30 is a great boat that definitely is capable of taking you anywhere and would be fun to learn to sail on in the meantime. Interior that needs work is no big deal, especially if you have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By soulesailor
Nah...I'd rather see all the CEO's get grossly...

Nah...I'd rather see all the CEO's get grossly over-compensated for their failures :eek:
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