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Search: Posts Made By: IKena
Forum: Electronics 01-17-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,230
Posted By IKena
Robert, for the radar, consider at least 4...

Robert,

for the radar, consider at least 4 hours, and it may require an extra person to install the radome on the mast. the yard will quote you 8 hours for that.

the e7: a good 8 hours...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,756
Posted By IKena
well, not a great place to mount any instrument...

well, not a great place to mount any instrument really, unless you are single handing. there will be always someone wanting to sit in front of your instruments!! I vote for an install below the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
As a matter of fact, the pounding will be more...

As a matter of fact, the pounding will be more annoying close to shore, or in a bay with steep short wave (a few feet are enough) than far offshore with regular swell, like the 15 ft swell (14 sec)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
I am not sure why so much distaste for the...

I am not sure why so much distaste for the Jeanneaus.

They are definitely good boats, even though not my style. And I'm definetely conservative as most gents are here.

The boat has nothing to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
We can really appreciate the quality...

We can really appreciate the quality participation of many experienced sailors, in this long enough discussion. Many aspect of sailing has been discussed, so much that we may even forget what we are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
True, but I did not mean to lay ahull in any...

True, but I did not mean to lay ahull in any conditions in any boats. I seriously doubt that Rule 62 was in conditions that bad, that laying ahull in a 45 foot boat would have been dangerous. They...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
Seasickness should not affect the decision making...

Seasickness should not affect the decision making of the captain, otherwise he should not be captain in the first place. ..it's not like he being drunk...

Now, this brings to an interesting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
Well, not exactly. Some people just don't learn....

Well, not exactly. Some people just don't learn. When I sold my Pearson 365, a gentlemen came to have a look. He was upset that I had no electronics, aka no radar, no chartplotter, no wind meter. And...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
YES, yacht skippers are responsible for their...

YES, yacht skippers are responsible for their crew and boat


I find it unfair to make such comment! When a boat is thrown on the reef with big waves, it is a matter of luck to be able to survive.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
Reminds me on our first offshore passage, with my...

Reminds me on our first offshore passage, with my wife. As a captain, I got seasick (like throwing the dinner overboard). I had to be very discreet, so my wife would not freak out, particularly she...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
How do you predict the swell based on the width...

How do you predict the swell based on the width of the inlet and how can you tell if it's breaking just by looking at current wind condition?

I will certainly **** my pants navigating reefs with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
Other scenario based on what 90% people out there...

Other scenario based on what 90% people out there are doing:

They approach the inlet under engine alone, with no back up plan. The engine died, no time to raise sail and maneuver, they are pushed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
Inexperienced people always try to analyse and...

Inexperienced people always try to analyse and figure out what to do/not to do to avoid a disaster like rule 62. They think it has to be with fancy reasons, that only experience will allow them to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
somebody explains to me how can a SANE sailor...

somebody explains to me how can a SANE sailor possibly plan his entrance at Oregon inlet? I looked at the charts, it looks like hell!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
nothing being cruel about an idiot who kill...

nothing being cruel about an idiot who kill somebody by mere incompetence. if somebody on board needed help that bad, he should have activated the epirb instead of going on the reef or call for help!...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
midlifesailor, GIVE the guy the benefit of...

midlifesailor,

GIVE the guy the benefit of doubt!!! you must be kidding.

I hope you don't end up the same way, thinking you CAN enter an unfamiliar reef cut at night!

There is a reason...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 123,240
Posted By IKena
I am amazed how people like to speculate about...

I am amazed how people like to speculate about what could have happened.
In the end, that's not the point. The old rules are there to tell us what to do. No need to reinvent the wheel. Even with...
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