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Search: Posts Made By: alwheeler98
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By alwheeler98
I don't think it's just Americans, I'm sure there...

I don't think it's just Americans, I'm sure there are people in other countries thoughtless about their trash.

That being said, it does seem like smokers who would not consider themselves...
Forum: herSailNet 04-14-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By alwheeler98
It was pretty informative. I went a couple of...

It was pretty informative. I went a couple of years to the one in Marblehead. I think I would have enjoyed it more if I'd gone with friends.

But the courses and guest speaker were always pretty...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,501
Posted By alwheeler98
You may want to look for recipes for baking bread...

You may want to look for recipes for baking bread using a pressure cooker.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,089
Posted By alwheeler98
OK, you could be my husband and myself.:) I...

OK, you could be my husband and myself.:)

I think the suggestion to have your wife take over during mellow times is a good idea. Fight the desire to "correct" her along the way the whole time. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By alwheeler98
As long as you have access to wi-fi you'd have...

As long as you have access to wi-fi you'd have access to email.

My husband liked his ITouch so much we both got IPhones.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By alwheeler98
I recently bought kneeling pads in the garden...

I recently bought kneeling pads in the garden section at Home Depot.

You can always cut them to fit wherever you need them. They are about an inch or so thick and I have no concerns about getting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2010
Replies: 61
Views: 6,769
Posted By alwheeler98
I think you're looking at the dingy we bought...

I think you're looking at the dingy we bought last year for family use (ie "kids on board").

It has been described as "just right" for what we were looking for. A stable boat that could be rowed...
Forum: herSailNet 02-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,294
Posted By alwheeler98
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-05-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By alwheeler98
We also sail Buzzards Bay, we're up in the...

We also sail Buzzards Bay, we're up in the northern part of the bay-near the canal entrance.

You're in for a lot of fun!

:-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 6,894
Posted By alwheeler98
Hard to choose... ...

Hard to choose...

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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-27-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 5,297
Posted By alwheeler98
Yeah...hats don't seem to have much of a survival...

Yeah...hats don't seem to have much of a survival instinct. We lost our first "man overboard" too.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-27-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 5,297
Posted By alwheeler98
Although I don't golf, I think danielgoldburg's...

Although I don't golf, I think danielgoldburg's analogy makes sense.

My husband and I both agree...a bad day of sailing just means, later on, you have a good story to tell.

PS You can buy hat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By alwheeler98
I have a Plantronics to go with my IPhone. I...

I have a Plantronics to go with my IPhone. I find it to be very comfortable. If fact, I tend to just wear it around if it's possible I might get or make a call.

My husband teases me about it, but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By alwheeler98
We got our used (and working) Yanmar from someone...

We got our used (and working) Yanmar from someone who was looking to upgrade to more power. If memory serves we paid about $1500. A lot of factors came together for us to get the engine at that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By alwheeler98
If my primary experience with sailboats had been...

If my primary experience with sailboats had been a 24 foot boat, I'd be pretty resistant to the idea of being a liveaboard too. :-) We're pretty cozy at 26 feet...in my opinion, I consider extended...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By alwheeler98
Neutrogena sunscreen or whatever sunscreen I can...

Neutrogena sunscreen or whatever sunscreen I can find for babies. The baby sunscreen is a high spf and whatever the formula is, it seems to work pretty well for my skin.

Plus a hat.

I'm not in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,838
Posted By alwheeler98
Just asked hubby who is an insurance agent. ...

Just asked hubby who is an insurance agent.

He does not understand what is the insurable interest that the marina has on the boat.

He doesn't have many boat policies, but the ones he has...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-02-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,812
Posted By alwheeler98
<<putting my dusty banking hat on>> There...

<<putting my dusty banking hat on>>

There are UCC codes that state the bank is not liable for processing a post dated or stale dated (more than 6 months) check.

However, if the check is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-01-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 4,812
Posted By alwheeler98
So true, so true. There will be other boats....

So true, so true.

There will be other boats. Losing a good one just teaches you how to recognize the next good one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By alwheeler98
It's good stuff. Hubby used it, along with...

It's good stuff.

Hubby used it, along with a curtain track, to (temporarily) solve our halyard wrap problem this past summer.
Forum: SailNet FAQ 11-25-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By alwheeler98
We've learned for you that using bungee cords to...

We've learned for you that using bungee cords to secure the tarp can cause problems on the painted surface of freeboard. The constant close contact of the tarp causes spots on the paint to bubble...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,502
Posted By alwheeler98
I like our furler, but I don't love it. ...

I like our furler, but I don't love it.

Our previous furler was pretty low tech, the kind of low tech that makes you understand why they don't make them that way anymore.

We've had furler...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By alwheeler98
We have a 1967 Ericson While I can't give...

We have a 1967 Ericson

While I can't give you an exact figure of what we've spent on our boat over the years, I can tell you that since we've been married we've set money aside every paycheck to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By alwheeler98
Thanks for listing these! Unfortunately I cannot...

Thanks for listing these! Unfortunately I cannot reciprocate...I don't currently follow any sailing Twitter accounts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2009
Replies: 1,048
Views: 232,555
Posted By alwheeler98
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