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Forum: Racing   08-29-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By jboatjack
NOLATOM, If you want to find out who sails the...

NOLATOM, If you want to find out who sails the best, then all sail the same boat.

Agreed, in my opinion PHRF doesn't favor the best skippers.
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-23-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 8,810
Posted By jboatjack
O under 18

O under 18
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2007
Replies: 3,281
Views: 227,913
Posted By jboatjack
camden new jersey

camden new jersey
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   11-21-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By jboatjack
J Boats mounted all of our batteries above the...

J Boats mounted all of our batteries above the flood level of the boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,961
Posted By jboatjack
why?

Having just bought a new LG washer and dryer, I washed them. The difference is startling. They look brand new, no mold, mildew, rust or oil stains.

Why bother with sprays? If you cleaned them up...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-18-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By jboatjack
I have a simple rule for racing

I have a simple rule for racing, no peanut butter sandwiches and I must sleep in my own bed, at home.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 3,008
Posted By jboatjack
traveler in the cockpit

traveler in the cockpit is a definite advantage for racing on the 10m vs the travler on the cabin top on the P33. i have a friend with a 10m and he thinks it is a great boat, he races on LI sound and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By jboatjack
maybe a centerboard but the the hard chine will...

maybe a centerboard but the the hard chine will suffise "up to a point".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 1,906
Posted By jboatjack
no top gallant, actually you look great!

no top gallant, actually you look great!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By jboatjack
Opti

I have helped with the Opti's Nationals, Regionals, and our very active local club. A superb program offering sailing in large competitive fleets. I have drawn from the pool of young sailors for...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-18-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 2,176
Posted By jboatjack
How old are your sails, can you flatten (spade)...

How old are your sails, can you flatten (spade) them. I would be slow to make a rig change without exploring other options.
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-18-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 5,224
Posted By jboatjack
My best sailing memories are centerboard boats in...

My best sailing memories are centerboard boats in a breeze. The wind is your friend, that is a mantra I have always used when sailing in heavy air. Sail trim, putting the boat in the groove, is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 37
  J22 ???
Views: 4,578
Posted By jboatjack
should I try and sail on someone else's boat for...

should I try and sail on someone else's boat for a season and then buy one, Yes, definitely.
We raced our J22 from 1993 to 2002. This is either a pleasure boat with amenities or it is a racing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 17,672
Posted By jboatjack
we need a lemon law for boats.

we need a lemon law for boats.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 4,727
Posted By jboatjack
a propane leak is nothing to mess with, I would...

a propane leak is nothing to mess with, I would have it off my boat in a nanosecond.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 3,862
Posted By jboatjack
We use a large screwdriver and a sharp knife;...

We use a large screwdriver and a sharp knife; works great and keeps the tools to a minimum.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-04-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By jboatjack
Think breeze, if it doesn't blow you won't want...

Think breeze, if it doesn't blow you won't want to go out. A number of fast boats are also boats that are a lot to handle in a breeze over 15 knots. I have raced Melges and they are a handful for 2...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 3,794
Posted By jboatjack
sailing single handed you want your weight...

sailing single handed you want your weight forward, you do not want to drag the stern through the water. i would not change the tiller, bad idea.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-27-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 9,960
Posted By jboatjack
I've sailed the pearson 10m and found it quite a...

I've sailed the pearson 10m and found it quite a good sailor.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-24-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 8,941
Posted By jboatjack
We knew a jBoat that was dismasted returning...

We knew a jBoat that was dismasted returning offshore from Bermuda with a reefed main, no jib, in a 50 knot blow. Cause? Mast whip w/o a jib to balance the force. I would think that wind velocity...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,710
Posted By jboatjack
I agree with TrueBlue, there seem to be a lot of...

I agree with TrueBlue, there seem to be a lot of sailing condos.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-20-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By jboatjack
You shouldn't have a problem, watch your chart...

You shouldn't have a problem, watch your chart and follow the channel markers. There is usually a lot of traffic to show you the way.
Forum: Racing   09-02-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By jboatjack
the skipper talked about the mast falling down if...

the skipper talked about the mast falling down if the runners were used incorrectly depends on how much wind.
Forum: herSailNet   09-02-2007
Replies: 20
  heeling
Views: 3,813
Posted By jboatjack
Try racing, when your concentration is on winning...

Try racing, when your concentration is on winning your fear of heeling over, gybing, etc... fades rather quickly.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-02-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 6,052
Posted By jboatjack
I regularly beat my sistership who had a deep fin...

I regularly beat my sistership who had a deep fin and a full batten dutchman system. A good sailor with RF main can still kick a mediocre sailors butt.

mediocre sailor is the operative word
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