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Search: Posts Made By: Ulladh
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 1 Week Ago
Replies: 103
Views: 3,633
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Poll: Baltimore as a Destination

The CVS at Fells Point/Little Italy is open 24 hrs.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Tips and tricks on raising outboard

If possible lift with your shoulder vertically above the lifting lever grip. I do this on my canoe stern boat with one knee on the transom/lazarette and oher hand on the stern rail, forming a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Most moronic rationalization for bigger boat

But you may need a ladder to reach the boot stripe;

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Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

So far very tentative growing list;

Denise if the Gary's Green Coconut Margaritas don't keep you on the list I don't know what will.

In June I will be making firm arrangement with the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ulladh
Re: is VHF STILL the only way to contact bridges?

Some of the Conrail bridges are remotely operated with a bridge tender in some office building far away monitoring cameras and sensors from multiple bridges. A more efficient use of manpower.
...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

So far very tentative growing list;
In June I will be making firm arrangement with the dockmaster.

Boat Name / Sailnet Name

ULLA / Ulladh
S/V Auspicious / SVauspicious
Saturday's Child /...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 103
Views: 3,633
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Poll: Baltimore as a Destination

Baltimore despite the current troubles, while not a bucolic tropical destination is still worth a visit at least once a year.
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

It will be great to have you join us Shawn.

As far as I know no air draft restrictions.

I will be providing the dockmaster with a spreadsheet for boat name, draft, LOA, width, contact...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

So far very tentative list;
In June I will be making firm arrangement with the dockmaster.

Boat Name / Sailnet Name

ULLA / Ulladh
S/V Auspicious / SVauspicious
Saturday's Child / Travlineasy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Enlarging hole for screw-out deck plate? File? Dremel?

A sabre saw is too much tool for removing a couple of millimeters.

Go around the hole with a dremel or hand file once removing about 0.5mm, check fit, and repeat until the fit is good. If using a...
Forum: Living Aboard 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Retiring soon...

Come on folks Eric is putting together a plan for October 2019, 5 years away.

USVI is not a bad place to retire to, and why not start looking at sailboats. Maybe take some sailing courses on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Enlarging hole for screw-out deck plate? File? Dremel?

If it is only a few millimeters go around with a fine hand file, check the fit, then repeat until it fits. Hand files give better fine control than power tools.

I do remember my first few weeks in...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Tuckerton NJ Channel

Little Egg Inlet is a confusion of shoals, to be attempted with local knowledge only and timed for slack at the inlet. One long day to Cape May.

Meandering down the NJ ICW is well marked and good...
Forum: Living Aboard 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Retiring soon...

Eric
How much sailing have you done?

I would suggest taking a course with an ASA sailing school in the USVI and also use that time to check out what boats are available for sale there.
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Delaware Bay May 2015

Splash was 7:30 AM Sunday, originally scheduled for this past Wednesday but delayed due to high winds (71 mph gust at PHL that day).

This week and next you should see more boats at the Fox Grove...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ulladh
Re: jib track bolts, big phillips?

No one to assist on the inside, clamp vice grips onto the nut and wedge against bulkhead, hull or something solid, then unscrew from the exterior. When you hear a thunk as the the vice grips and nut...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Delaware Bay Anchorage- Cohansey River

The entrance to the Cohansey is thick with greenheads late May through late September unless there is a stiff breeze from the west. Further up the Cohansey at Hancock Harbor less greenheads and if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Delaware Bay Anchorage- Cohansey River

If you time your passage with the ebb tidal current in the Delaware Bay, passage from Reedy Point to Cape May is possible depending in boat SOG without a need to stop at Cohansey.

However I always...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Best method to plug outboard well

Does the cockpit drain through the outboard well, if so add a way to drain the cockpit as part of the infill.

Look around the yard and dumpsters for a piece of scrap marine plywood, old bulkhead,...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 04-04-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

So far tentative list;

Boat Name / Sailnet Name

ULLA / Ulladh
S/V Auspicious / SVauspicious
Saturday's Child / Travlineasy
Jim-W
Rapp
SV Skaliwag / brokesailor
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 04-04-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Hang in there Gary. maybe give single handed sailing a rest for a while and train some young crew.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Cleaning mold on aft cabin walls

I am a recent convert to white vinegar, including on porous surfaces. Spray it on, let sit for an hour or two then wipe of with a dry cloth or paper towel and repeat. It works just as well as most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,614
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Tanker goes out of control on Delaware River

Once directional control and propulsion is lost in the Delaware River the boat will go where the river wants to take it. The current rips through pinch points on the river, even a tug will have a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,117
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Wood identification?

Looks like red oak. Get a small piece of red oak from a wood supply house and wet it then compare grain.
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 03-21-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ulladh
Re: Delaware Bay May 2015

I have to be back in Philadelphia May 5 (got a presentation on May 6) so;

May 1 Essington to Delaware City
May 2 Delaware City to Cohansey
May 3 Cohansey to Delaware City
May 4 Delaware City to...
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