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Search: Posts Made By: remetau
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By remetau
Re: Marina, mooring or slip suggestions Sarasota

Not much in Sarasota other than Marina Jack and SaraBay. We're currently at Marina Jacks.

We were at Longboat Key Moorings marina for 2 months. The marina is very expensive, but you can lease...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By remetau
Re: Alado Furler

We recently replaced our Famet with an Alado due to the similar simple design, and even better without all the screws in the extrusions. I did the installation by myself in about 1 hour. Quite...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By remetau
Re: Ultimate Sole, alternative

Look into a product called Fabulon.
Forum: Provisioning 05-08-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,088
Posted By remetau
Re: Looking for galley help/ideas

We use pans with removable handles so that they stack into each other and use less room to stow, but we also have a small iron griddle and a small wok. We use Corelle dishes since they don't break....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By remetau
Re: Words of Wisdom; Words of Warning

Happened to be too. Luckily wife was around to let me out because it was over 100 degrees in there at the time. I now secure the seat before climbing in.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 3,066
Posted By remetau
Re: What's the right thing to do?

Tough situation, but I agree that they assisted you and took that risk on themselves. You didn't know he was deaf, but he did and should have been especially attentive.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 6,550
Posted By remetau
Re: Sailing Dog's Boat Destroyed By Fire

Sad indeed. Glad you are safe.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-07-2014
Replies: 590
Views: 39,695
Posted By remetau
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

And that is your choice, but you shouldn't bash others for making their choices.

They were close to 1000 miles in to their run of just over 3000 so they were 1/3 of the way there. This would have...
Forum: Electronics 04-03-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By remetau
Re: TV installation

We use the same one for our 23" tv. It's a nice mount. I mounted it into a teak/plywood partial bulkhead using heavy screws. It's nice to be able to pull it out when in use or lay it flat when...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-03-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 7,817
Posted By remetau
Re: Live aboard legal address

An you will be joining thousands of others who have legally done the same thing.

I have been using SBI for about 8 years and have been very please with their service, and I am a Florida resident...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-03-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 7,817
Posted By remetau
Re: Live aboard legal address

Hellosailor,

You seem to make this argument every time SBI comes up. The point is, you don't have to have a "house" to be a resident. If you don't live here, why do you keep arguing against it?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 2,465
Posted By remetau
Re: Do you play music whilst sailing?

Yep. We usually listen to music while sailing. It's like adding a sound track to your life, and we feel that music has a special ability to enhance everything.
What we listen to varies, but we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By remetau
Re: Topclimber bosun's chair

Make sure you secure the shackles. I was using mine once, and the pin fell out of one of the shackles.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-28-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 3,374
Posted By remetau
Re: Don't try this at home .. ancient means of navigation

And the older you get, the deeper the hull can be :D

Steve Thomas (from this Old House who was also a professional navigator) wrote a book on the subject called The Last Navigator. It's where we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 4,328
Posted By remetau
Re: Generator Question

I have a Honda 2k and have been quite happy with it. I use it to charge my batteries during the day if at anchor for extended periods. I also use it to run the AC if the temperature is unbearable...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-21-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,217
Posted By remetau
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2014
Replies: 203
Views: 9,245
Posted By remetau
Re: Beaufort South Carolina no longer a free anchor

I can see your point for long term users, but what about the transients?
Should somebody that just wants to rest as they make their way down the ICW be required to pay for every night that they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2014
Replies: 203
Views: 9,245
Posted By remetau
Re: Beaufort South Carolina no longer a free anchor

I've seen a boat on a mooring ball in Put-N-Bay, OH go drifting after the ring on the mooring ball broke in half. So it probably depends on how well they are maintained.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-20-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,217
Posted By remetau
Re: Ugly Side of Liveaboards: Sailboat vs. Doublewide or Homeless Shelter

So if they weren't living on a boat, do you really think it would be any different?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-18-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 4,024
Posted By remetau
Re: Headset intercom vox

Say whatever you want about them, but we have the Marriage Savers on our 33' and love them. They make two way communication with each other way easier than hand signals, plus we have the benefit of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,508
Posted By remetau
Re: Chart Plotter Location?

I have one unit, but I have two connection points. One place to connect is at the NAV station, and the other is under the dodger where it is easily visible from the helm.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 7,563
Posted By remetau
Re: Sweet looking registration plate for your inflatable

Who knows what else provided the opportunity though?
A boat without a dink alongside or on the davits means the crew is away just as much as a dink on shore with the name on it.
Maybe they turned...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 7,563
Posted By remetau
Re: Sweet looking registration plate for your inflatable

Yeah, so is not having a dinghy on the boat. So what?

The product looks nice, but I prefer to just paint mine on. I stick the state sticker to the transom, and have never had any issues.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-30-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By remetau
Re: Water Spout

I would guess an F0 at most, but usually a very narrow path.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-30-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 13,347
Posted By remetau
Re: One Last "All is Lost " thread

His boat received a second hole in the cabin from the dismasting. Personally I feel that he should have found a way to stop or at least slow down the ingress of water through that hole by maybe...
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