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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By travlineasy
Free books...

I stumbled across a link that provided me with lots of neat books to read, many about sailing. They can be downloaded in several formats, which makes it nice for those that Kindles and other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,489
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Any way to check keel bolts?

I haven't read all the replies but... wow...:rolleyes:

If you are concerned about the keel, and if the seam seems to be getting wider, PULL THE BOLTS. It's not rocket science, and it can be done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,489
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Any way to check keel bolts?

There are plenty of them out there.

Keep Your Keel On | Sail Magazine (http://www.sailmagazine.com/boatworks/why-do-fin-keels-fail)

CHARTER BOAT LOSES KEEL: And No One Noticed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,489
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Any way to check keel bolts?

Not to belabor the point, but yes keels do fall off. A bit of Google Foo came up with this very sad story:
CHEEKI RAFIKI: Hull Found Again, Post Mortem...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-28-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,577
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Fellow Four Eyes dealing with rain

I have motorcycle gloves with these built in.

Aerostich VeeWipe Squeegee :: Aerostich/RiderWearHouse Motorcycle Jackets, Suits, Clothing, & Gear...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-30-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,678
Posted By BeejDeC
Re: Something to Watch for New Battery Technology

The USC battery isn’t designed like the closed ones used in your phone and laptop. It’s a redox flow battery. Fow batteries store energy like lithium ion batteries but have their electrolyte (the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Playing by the rules

Their country, their rules. You ever tried landing in the US as a non-US citizen?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 13,373
Posted By SoOkay
Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

Of course the primary reason for the beer cans in the floor is that collectively they act like a ballast tank. When approaching a shore and you need less draft, well then the fun begins. Of course...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2013
Replies: 89
Views: 13,373
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

What do I have on my cabin sole?

Beer cans.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 3,869
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Don't read this unless you have time . .

When I returned to Perryville from 6-months of cruising to the Florida Keys and back, the approach channel from the Chesapeake's upper reaches to Havre de Grace, Maryland were being dredged. A brand...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   02-24-2012
Replies: 228
Views: 26,734
Posted By dacap06
This works for the session: 1) Click on the...

This works for the session:
1) Click on the button in the lower right hand corner that has a people count.
2) In the resulting pop-up window, press the pane containing a gear and down caret symbol...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   12-28-2009
Replies: 228
Views: 26,734
Posted By Jaywalker
When people posy pics in a thread, the edges...

When people posy pics in a thread, the edges stretch way beyond the screen width, so we have to scroll back and forth for each line of text. How about the Moderators asking people to edit the width...
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