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Search: Posts Made By: TJC45
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 14,282
Posted By TJC45
Re: One Last "All is Lost " thread

For those who fault the movie for not being realistic, in that no sailor would act that way. Or for the movie portraying sailors in a poor light, thus giving the non sailing public the wrong idea,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,849
Posted By TJC45
Re: GoPro - What do you think?

I don't own a Gopro so can't help there.

But i do have a suggestion to help get some great POV shots of the boats you are delivering. That is to incorporate Kite Aerial Photography. Best done with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-27-2013
Replies: 123
Views: 10,518
Posted By TJC45
Re: Why buy a brand new $150,000 sailboat?

Mark, I know I shouldn't say this but there is something wrong with a rich guy on a boat pointing the finger at the less rich and telling them they need only work harder.

Median income in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-25-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By TJC45
Re: Lightnings vs Scots vs Snark vs Sunfish

You risk being in the water with any small boat including every boat on your list. it would take a jerk LEO to cite you for being in the water to right a boat.

That said, the fastest small boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By TJC45
Re: Teaching the wind techniques

As long as they've got some basic steering down, ie know which way to turn the wheel to get the boat to go in the direction they want, a jibe is pretty easy to explain. Turn the bow towards the same...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By TJC45
Re: 33ft pearson, 1974 soft spot at mast base

Pearson's made around that time in fact have compression posts. The mast is stepped on the cabin/coach top, with a compression post underneath running to a fiberglass encapsulated oak block which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 10,720
Posted By TJC45
Re: Powerboaters Are Funny

For years sailing in a crowded bay one has to learn to live with powerboaters who either don't know the rules or don't care about them. As well, there seemed to be a common lack of courtesy coming...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 6,557
Posted By TJC45

You and I would get along! This is exactly the way I do it. Check it out, ask questions, make a go - no go decision based on those answers.

That said, i was and am amazed at the number of brokers...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-17-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 6,557
Posted By TJC45

And this is where I have a problem. Owners getting bent out of shape by what they perceive as a low ball offer.

This is a negotiation. In negotiation the seller starts high and the buyer starts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By TJC45
Re: Boat yards on Delaware River?

A little further down river from Trenton, in Delran NJ, there are three marinas. G Winter Sailing Center, Clark's Landing, and Dredge Harbor. Don't know if they allow work in their yards. At roughly...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-10-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,809
Posted By TJC45
Re: Looking for a stable 15-18' sailboat

Your weight is not an issue. Minimum racing weight on an H16 is (i think) 285 pounds. It takes about 260 pounds to right the boat in dead air. With the wind going one of your kids would have a fair...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-10-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,765
Posted By TJC45
Re: New sailing j-22 to a Hobie wave

No disrepect meant here, but I gotta take exception to this. Hobies ARE real boats. They are more challenging to sail than the average monohull boat and require some extra skill set developement to...
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