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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-23-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By AncientTech
Re: How is boat beer made?

I do not have the recipe and procedure but I would love to learn how to brew ginger beer on board. Talking with people north of me and a few down in the keys it is a treat that people look forward to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By AncientTech
Smile New boat, new opportunity

Picked up a 1968 Morgan 22 (22.6ft). Parked temporarily near Pine Island Fort Myers. It seems to be an amazingly sturdy little vessel. Mainsail needs patch, jib is good. bilge pump is amazing and can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,927
Posted By AncientTech
Re: What do cruisers do?

In the short time I spent cruising most of my routine was reading books, playing music, re-adjusting the anchors because of SW FL silt, attempting to fish, keeping a wary eye out for FL power...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 3,368
Posted By AncientTech
Re: What Band Will Play At Your Sail Party?

...anyone that can play "Wet Sheet And A Flowing Sea"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By AncientTech
Re: The Jibster

Then bravo to you, I applaud you for having the courage of your convictions. If I were in a better state of physical repair I myself might become one. There is nothing wrong with living that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By AncientTech
Re: The Jibster

I am not sure about the snobbery but admittedly anyone that could pull it off for years may have an air of self-satisfaction. The two I spoke with seemed very intelligent one even having a similar...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By AncientTech
Smile The Jibster

I don't have much battery left but I just had to make this post to chronicle something that I have been made aware of as a variant of the traditional sailor which is becoming more prevalent.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2013
Replies: 24
  Whales!
Views: 1,981
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Whales!

Another reason to keep your distance is that if you upset them in any way one may decide to perform a halyard inspection and drop 36 tons on your deck.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Shipping wine by sailing Ship

This reminds me so much of the CNN story last year about the return of the sail. In it were mentioned several organizations on both coast that are developing sail freight business models and they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,079
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

Butyl tape is my #1 rebedding option for deck hardware, ports and lights. It works easy and is simple to clean up. That is the same link I used to learn how to handle my own projects, worked...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,079
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

....I do not remember giving anyone permission to do an biography :p
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Very odd odor

dooode, awesome link and I never took offense :) I enjoy everyone on Sailnet...even SmackDaddy :p . Anytime you read something I type, even though we can not perceive emotional state/context, I will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Very odd odor

I can typing! =D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Very odd odor

Sorry for the confusion, I was not bashing the old public school system. I was raised in the 70's and 80's system myself and enjoyed going to college while still in my 11th grade in the honors...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Very odd odor

[** Post redacted as to not upset too many people about the state of the current public educational system **]

:p

PS: I miss the 70's and 80's educational system.

SCIENCE!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Very odd odor

It has literally been decades but back in the late 80's an acquaintance had a RV camper that had a similar issue. the kitchen area started smelling like onions. The odor emanated from all of the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Dry powdered good storage options

I have been doing little runs from around Pine Island down to 10K and back on the weekends. Trying to get the boat and me setup to do longer runs. I plan on later going down to the keys for a while...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Dry powdered good storage options

=D Me too, if I end up getting one I will gladly let you use it anytime you want.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Dry powdered good storage options

Wow, thank you all for the very helpful post so far. I am learning so many more options for this important task. I really appreciate everyone's input on this.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By AncientTech
Dry powdered good storage options

Planning for cruising and am wondering how others store dry goods such as flour, pasta, rice, beans, powdered milk etc while on a cruise. Moisture being an issue storage of the bulk and in use items...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2013
Replies: 136
Views: 10,354
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Who from SailNet would you most like to meet in person?

In the short time since returning to sailing I have met many outside of SailNet in my journey to buy a boat. What this allowed me to learn is that every sailor is the others teacher and that I would...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By AncientTech
Re: newkidontheblock

Greetings Roger and Welcome to Sailnet! I also live in Florida and have the same aspirations as you. I sold all my junk and purchased a cheap boat and am having a blast getting back into sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 8,825
Posted By AncientTech
Re: James Bond sailboat for sale

If I hit the lottery for $200M I would not buy it. I would instead buy a nice old Bayfield 36/40, have her all trimmed up, make a contribution to charity, bank the rest then go cruising without...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Is Dinghy sailing for me?

A larger boat with a proper cockpit, sheet and halyard lines means the only moving you will have to do is changing seating positions. Leaving and returning to the dock may require you to stand up but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-07-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By AncientTech
Re: Tartan height

Sailboatdata.com FTW!

Not knowing which model you have exactly there are 6 different ones to choose from. Check each one out and see which drawing matches your boat.

TARTAN 40
TARTAN 40...
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