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Search: Posts Made By: outbound
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 4,982
Posted By outbound
Re: So where the heck do you shower???

Have 200g of water and three showers (two heads one with separate stall and shower on sugar scoop).
When coastal and access to water use aft head with separate shower. Don't like using marina...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By outbound
Re: RI Broker?

Josh hodgson anchor yachts
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,178
Posted By outbound
Re: I Equate it to Driving in a Bad Snow Storm!

Always enjoy reading Auspiciuos's posts. Always learn something. Agree with him it's a matter of style. I think style also predicts the way sailors deal with the main. When you only have two aboard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 79
Views: 2,178
Posted By outbound
Re: I Equate it to Driving in a Bad Snow Storm!

Christian there's a flip side to your post. I have single line for first two reefs and two line for the third. All lines spectra. Blocks integral part of sail as sail built for this set up. Deck runs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 3,332
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons for a double ender/Canoe Stern

Have had two of seven boats meeting issue under discussion. A PSC - a canoe stern and Tayana - a double ender. Both were excellent sea boats by two different designers. Think it more important that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 4,022
Posted By outbound
Re: Concussions

Provocative post Medsailor and appreciated. Never heard of this D30 stuff. Very intriguing.
To simplify. There is a major difference between what you experience as full recovery and what's going on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By outbound
Re: Joshua Slocum

Live close to Fairhaven, MA.. Drive by the field where Spray sat until her rehab. Drive on roads and by places named for him. Have read the book several times and still close my eyes and transported...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,550
Posted By outbound
Re: Sailing Hallucinations on long sails

One of things lost passage making even with crew is your circadian rhythm. Our hormone releases are time linked to sleep. For instance testosterone is primarily released during sleep and growth...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,550
Posted By outbound
Re: Sailing Hallucinations on long sails

Sleep is an obligate function. Beyond effects on cognition and mood it impacts all your hormonal releases and immune functions. Some say, I believe with good reason, solo sailors are degrading their...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-24-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By outbound
Re: 18 months until we walk the plank

Congrads- A lot to think about and arrange. I'm "walking the plank in 90d. Took all of 2yrs. to get everything arranged and still at it. Don't know your business or background but for me/wife it was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By outbound
Re: Preventing spade rudder line fouling?

Interesting how much drag even a thin line will produce . They make a simple wedge fitting to put just in front of rudder . Some sharpen leading edge . Personally haven't done it but have cutter on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-15-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 3,266
Posted By outbound
Re: Is sailing intuitive?

She owns a fine boat. She's done some homework .she has limited time to be on the water. This is much like what my wife is going through.
Step one - get rid of fear. Had her sail with me through one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 1,742
Posted By outbound
Re: financing a boat

Essex was not helpful to me. I'll send you a pm for a loan broker. She shopped it for me and came in significantly lower with much better terms.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-15-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By outbound
Re: First Bottom Job

Need to check with your yard as well. Stuff is very toxic.Due state or federal law they may not allow wet sanding unless effluvium is collected and properly disposed of. In our local yards you are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2014
Replies: 2,302
Views: 146,412
Posted By outbound
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Sure wish you guys went back to concrete suggestions. Some were great and I learned a lot. One of the reasons some folks on the 3k/m are on the 3k/m thread is they respect and learn from all those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,592
Posted By outbound
Re: Sleeping preference?

You only need to unsnap the ones near the boards edges. For the forward queen a non issue as the whole thing lifts on hydraulic cylinders. For the aft quarter berth just don't snap together where the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By outbound
Re: Little Maid of Kent (Atkins & Co) Plans

Denise he's in love with one of the prettiest boats ever drawn. Maybe he can chat up a local boat builder and get a sense of the expense and labor involved. Perhaps he can serve as the gofer/second...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By outbound
Re: Securing Drop Boards in place? Ideas?

Some races require drop boards be secured.easy way is to mount line stoppers inside and out at base of companion way and run length of bungee between them. That way can disconnect from either side...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-28-2013
Replies: 5,245
Views: 348,782
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Lou take a look at the etap line. A Belgian builder that just went under last year I believe. Still see a lot of their boats around.especially a 39' ' version. They developed a 46 but I never saw...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 11-14-2013
Replies: 842
Views: 45,798
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

By 1995 I had done multiple Marion/Bermuda and a Newport Bermuda race as well as several passages to Caribbean. But then in 2002 stopped sailing for 8yrs. The world has changed in those 8yrs. Before...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-30-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By outbound
Re: Running Speed vs Close-Hauled Speed

Might want to look into downloading a sailing polar for your boat. It will give you a fairly good idea if you are sailing your boat up to it's potential. It is always better to compete with yourself...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-24-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,084
Posted By outbound
Re: How does racing help you learn to be a better sailor?

TJC- Sorry if you thought I was disparaging racing. Think it's an important way to learn to sail as it allows immediate feedback which sailing on your own does not. It's a fun way to learn as well....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-15-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,255
Posted By outbound
Re: What do you use for cockpit cushions...

wicked cool boat. ?what kind of steering do you have
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,211
Posted By outbound
Re: Interior Lighting Upgrades

Hi- they are LOPOLIGHTS- made in Norway. Port Supply and euromarine traders in Newport, R.I. have them.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-22-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 4,781
Posted By outbound
Re: Flaking the Main Sail

Chef got to accept your experience with your boat(s). Never had e-z jacks but have had several boats with lazy jacks and tried 3 and 4 leg systems on one as it gave me trouble. Current boat has mast...
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