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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By talyn1
Adhesive to the screws is adequate. The screws...

Adhesive to the screws is adequate. The screws should be close enough together to provide a tight fit. The adhesive acts as a sealant where the screws penetrate the hull.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 10,006
Posted By talyn1
How about the old chicken on one foot and a pig...

How about the old chicken on one foot and a pig on the other. Old sailor tat thats supposed to keep you from drowning.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By talyn1
Re: Pointing Problem

I can get closer to the wind on a port tack than a stbd tack. On a stbd tack with the same sail trim as on the port tack I'm also going slower.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By talyn1
Re: Pointing Problem

Thank you RichH, I will look into those links. My problem is that I point upwind fine on a port tack but not nearly as well on a stbd tack.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By talyn1
Pointing Problem

On my 23' Coronado I have noticed a large difference in my upwind ability from my port tack to my starboard tack. I feel like the problem may lie in my shroud tension. While sitting in the slip the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-10-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,925
Posted By talyn1
Whichever one I'm in. So right now its VA.

Whichever one I'm in. So right now its VA.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-08-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,544
Posted By talyn1
The most remote place I could. Maybe chagos.

The most remote place I could. Maybe chagos.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   10-04-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,898
Posted By talyn1
Doing that might save you enough money to get to...

Doing that might save you enough money to get to the Bahamas more.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   09-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By talyn1
In Hampton there are a few marinas up the hampton...

In Hampton there are a few marinas up the hampton river that have quick access to the bay. In newport news there is the leeward marina which is the newport news municipal marina. That's farther up...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   09-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By talyn1
I don't know of any marinas in VB that will fit a...

I don't know of any marinas in VB that will fit a sailboat. Bridges are too low. If you are moving to Norfolk there are a handful of marinas at around little creek off of shore drive. If you are...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-10-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 5,169
Posted By talyn1
Docking with an outboard

I have a 6hp nissan mounted on the back of my Coronado 23 MkII. I am interested in hearing other peoples methods of docking and how they switch between their tiller and motor controls. I feel like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By talyn1
Re: outboard choking off

I'm not opposed to giving that a try I just need a diagram or something to show me where it is.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By talyn1
outboard choking off

I have a 2004 Nissan 6 HP that I have trouble with choking off at low idle. It will do this even when completely warm. So far I have mitigated this by running it at a higher RPM and taking it in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,523
Posted By talyn1
Re: Inexpensive Swim Ladder?

Take a look at some rope ladders. I went that route and found one online for less than $50. It also stows away very nice.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-17-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 4,205
Posted By talyn1
The pico was the first boat I learned to sail on...

The pico was the first boat I learned to sail on and I had to rig it each time
takes all of two minutes
Forum: Provisioning   04-13-2012
Replies: 34
  Crabs
Views: 3,367
Posted By talyn1
If you have time after you get back try soaking...

If you have time after you get back try soaking the crabs in freshwater for an hour or two to get some of the nastiness out of them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By talyn1
Engine and Depth finder are a must for me, but...

Engine and Depth finder are a must for me, but since I'm not a polliwog do I get to keep the rest of my gadgets?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-29-2011
Replies: 420
Views: 41,139
Posted By talyn1
Read the book "World War Z". It discusses taking...

Read the book "World War Z". It discusses taking to boats to escape zombies and what is required to make this effective.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By talyn1
Email sent.

Email sent.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-25-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 2,445
Posted By talyn1
Tiller tamer a rope ladder and a life ring

Tiller tamer a rope ladder and a life ring
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