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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-27-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By mustangchef
getting tuned up on the Laser

Finally made it on to a lake this spring. I find sailing the Laser first tunes me up for the Lightning. It just reignites those reflexes that save me from tipping the larger vessel.:laugher
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-18-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Crew Wanted: US East Coast all Summer

if my wife could swim , I would try to talk her into it!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-08-2015
Replies: 125
Views: 11,653
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Hard time finding crew opportunities

Learn to cook really really good.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   01-08-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By mustangchef
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-08-2015
Replies: 118
Views: 7,100
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Bluewater with no engine?

With my small amount of knowledge{ Chapmans' Piloting} has been at my bedside for three winters now...there are a couple things I would like point out.
1. You would have to test the boat in...
Forum: Weather   01-01-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Neat wind/weather site

way cool...book marked!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Life is good in Michigan

As J Carson would say, "That's funny stuff".:laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mustangchef
Life is good in Michigan

Not much wind , but still good.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Finally sailed the Detroit River off Belle Isle

I'll google map it and check it out , Thanks...maybe I'll get the boys together and bring the Lightning...sounds cool.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Finally sailed the Detroit River off Belle Isle

got it! putting a VHF in a dry bag I just installed aft the cockpit this week. Thanks
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Finally sailed the Detroit River off Belle Isle

Yes , Laser exploring..you got it...I do carry a deck mounted paddle.
Interesting. Thank you. VHF?Very high frequency? for what? I don't carry a cell phone. Should I ? I could get a track phone .
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By mustangchef
Finally sailed the Detroit River off Belle Isle

Finally launched my Laser at Belle Isle. There is a small beach adjacent the Detroit Yacht Club at the west end of the little water way that separates it from Belle Isle. I had to quickly pull my car...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By mustangchef
Launched the Laser on Detroits Belle Isle

After 3 years of study and learning to sail, I finally sailed the Detroit river....it was awesome. I launched just west of the DYC. Had to drag my boat down to a little beach. It was cool. Tacked up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Lightning to pull Lightning

I was pulling it with my 62...upgraded...or not...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvQkwykdyes
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By mustangchef
Lightning to pull Lightning

Just purchased a F150 Lightning to pull my Lightning.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyNR6du4Le0
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,019
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Something to hold tiller in place

Oh ya , I have an extension, must have. Thanks you guys.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,019
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Something to hold tiller in place

how do you rig that? I know pics would be tough this time of year.
You guys just had the Pond Hockey tournament , I heard it was cold but a blast.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,019
Posted By mustangchef
Something to hold tiller in place

When sailing the Lightning I need something to temporarily hold the tiller in place when tending the jib sheets. :confused::confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,543
Posted By mustangchef
Re: what is going on in this pic?

oh okay,Thank you ... a clubbed jib would bang against my Lightnings' mast, right?
And if a loose foot is best, thats why we have adjustable outhauls?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,543
Posted By mustangchef
Re: what is going on in this pic?

What do you guys mean by "Club" booms?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,543
Posted By mustangchef
what is going on in this pic?

just looks weird to me...

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g296/targa-dave/watchhill15_zpsffcccf12.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By mustangchef
Re: Never thought my Laser hitch would be used for this.

it works....


Focus Snow Plow - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaXMCz8x800&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By mustangchef
Never thought my Laser hitch would be used for this.

Ford Focus snow plow, Mustangchef - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By mustangchef
Best size sailboat for big waters.

Right now we are training on a Lightning and love it. However for bigger seas like in the Great Lakes{ 3- 4 ft waves], where the Lightning might pound ...I am looking for something my boys and I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-10-2013
Replies: 4
  Palau
Views: 357
Posted By mustangchef
Palau

My son filmed this and then wrote a song and recorded it for a presentation for the next robotics team that will search for downed WWII planes.The Bent Prop Prodgect....
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