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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 11,356
Posted By Dulcitea
I agree with NCC320 for my circumstances. On my...

I agree with NCC320 for my circumstances. On my very narrow beamed boat jacklines seem pretty worthless. When I go forward I need one hand just to keep the teather from snagging. I'd rather have two...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 11,356
Posted By Dulcitea
Great idea for the small cruiser! I have...

Great idea for the small cruiser! I have jacklines on either side of my boat but I don't think they are safe. I need one hand to keep the teather moving along the jackline. I am always getting...
Forum: herSailNet   02-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,540
Posted By Dulcitea
I've bookmarked your blog and am looking forward...

I've bookmarked your blog and am looking forward to reading about your future adventures. I also own my own crusing sailboat, but I have seven years, 8 months, 12 days and 11 hrs. more to...
Forum: Diesel   01-22-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By Dulcitea
Thanks for all your responses. It was a lose...

Thanks for all your responses. It was a lose filter only. The smell is nearly gone. Now on to the next problem: getting the courage up to go up the bosun chair to see why the windex is stuck. Than...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,625
Posted By Dulcitea
My heart goes out to you. I would be devistated...

My heart goes out to you. I would be devistated if I had to give up sailing.

My daughter may or may not have scleroderma. She definitely has Raynaud's. I feel so helpless. It isn't suppose to be...
Forum: herSailNet   12-17-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,540
Posted By Dulcitea
Love it! Thanks for posting.

Love it! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Diesel   12-17-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By Dulcitea
Diesel in the Bilge: What could be the source?

Hi, I have a 76 Contessa 26. I went sailing last week in 6-9 knots; i.e. relatively calm conditions, and I thought I smelled diesel but after doing a superficial inspection of the engine I decied it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Dulcitea
Love it! And, love the name of their boat.

Love it! And, love the name of their boat.
Forum: herSailNet   11-02-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,762
Posted By Dulcitea
By the way, that is not my anchor!

By the way, that is not my anchor!
Forum: herSailNet   11-02-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,762
Posted By Dulcitea
Great idea Sailingdog! I need to beef up my...

Great idea Sailingdog! I need to beef up my ground tackle. Can you tell me whether there are issues with the Rocna not fitting bow rollers? I've (tried and hopefully successed in) uploading a picture...
Forum: herSailNet   11-01-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,762
Posted By Dulcitea
Help Me Decide What My Husband Can Buy Me 4 My Boat 4 Our Anniversary :)

My husband almost bought me a diamond braclet for our anniversary. Very expensive, very thoughtful, very not so me. I told him I much prefer a little something for that hole in the water I spend so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-04-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 6,760
Posted By Dulcitea
Reverse Psychology Worked for Me!

I tried to get my three kids interested in sailing when we moved to the ocean. They were around the age of your kids. We live near one of the best sailing programs in Southern California. I forced...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By Dulcitea
A good site for ideas and pictures of travelers...

A good site for ideas and pictures of travelers on Contessa 26s can be found at co26.com: The Contessa Corner (http://www.co26.com/forums). There are also pictures in the gallery.

A lot of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-24-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,137
Posted By Dulcitea
Why does my boat list to starboard?

I have a Contessa 26. To port is the water tank; to starboard the fuel. Also to starboard is the radar tower and the head. Across from the head on the port side is a mostely empty wet locker. The...
Forum: herSailNet   06-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,734
Posted By Dulcitea
Wrong site for the PSSA. If interested google...

Wrong site for the PSSA. If interested google Pacific Singhanded Sailing Association.
Forum: herSailNet   06-21-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,734
Posted By Dulcitea
You understand why I have doubts! My boat...

You understand why I have doubts!

My boat is substantially outfitted, but I have yet to do the 400nm qualifying. I am in Southern California so I can qualify down here; for example through the...
Forum: herSailNet   06-20-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,734
Posted By Dulcitea
Thanks for your responses! I'm slightly...

Thanks for your responses! I'm slightly embarrassed at my less than subtle attempt to garner encouragement. Can you tell I hit the bottle after my botched engine repair?

Blt: I love your...
Forum: herSailNet   06-19-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,734
Posted By Dulcitea
Transpac 2012

I have this goal of sailing in the 2012 Transpac . . . even though I don't wear belts (you get a buckle).

I have this goal, but did you see this year that none of the participants are women? More...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,322
Posted By Dulcitea
That is too funny! Sinking a 14ft. fishing boat...

That is too funny! Sinking a 14ft. fishing boat in bad weather is a "slight" incident? Lol. Can't say I blame the gf one iota.

Listen to Wayne. He is right on. Jane was wrong: The best way to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,794
Posted By Dulcitea
Navy Hymn

Thank you for reminding me of the "Navy Hymn." God Bless Abby and her family.The tune and all the versers of the Navy Hymn can be found at netymnal.org

"Oh, hear us when we cry to Thee, For those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-03-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,735
Posted By Dulcitea
I went from a snipe to a Harbor 20. I LOVE my...

I went from a snipe to a Harbor 20. I LOVE my Harbor 20. It is a fun day sailor and simplicity epitomized.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-22-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Dulcitea
In December 2009, I used James Wallace with good...

In December 2009, I used James Wallace with good results.

Phone: 562-439-9796
Forum: herSailNet   04-05-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 8,220
Posted By Dulcitea
Beautifully and lovingly written.

Beautifully and lovingly written.
Forum: herSailNet   04-04-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 8,220
Posted By Dulcitea
Reclaiming HerSailNet

Is there a way to remove this---inho---midly misogonist thread to the general interest forum? Please?
Forum: Racing   03-30-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 3,943
Posted By Dulcitea
I have made so many dumb mistakes its hard to...

I have made so many dumb mistakes its hard to chose.

My most expensive mistake involved my "new" boat. It was a step up from my dingy which did not have spreaders. It was a nothing beer can race....
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