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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 5,523
Posted By Strait Shooter
Re: The most secluded remote boating spots in the U.S.

Maybe, but our women are all above average in the looks department.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-12-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 3,157
Posted By Strait Shooter
Re: Solid fiberglass decks.

I have an Orca version of an Ingrid that has solid fiberglass decks.
I absolutely love them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-04-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By Strait Shooter
Re: Barkley Sound, West Coast Vancouver Island

I berth in Port Angeles right now and am prepping for a West Coast Island trip next year. I appreciate all the good advice on here about the trip.

Thank you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By Strait Shooter
Re: How are lifeline stanchons mounted?

I need to make one more post so I can see images.
I need to see toe rail attachments.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,700
Posted By Strait Shooter
Re: How to Back Up a Sailboat

It doesn't seem to work that way with my Ingrid. She goes where she damn well pleases, thank you very much.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2013
Replies: 161
Views: 8,686
Posted By Strait Shooter
Re: Politics and Moderation

Uuuhhhhh, am I the only one being really entertained though?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 3,403
Posted By Strait Shooter
Ya ya, I guess I could help support his site. I...

Ya ya, I guess I could help support his site. I definitely use it enough to warrant some support on my part.

Damn you people...........
Forum: Living Aboard   01-20-2012
Replies: 237
Views: 97,954
Posted By Strait Shooter
I live on my Pilothouse Ingrid Orca in a marina...

I live on my Pilothouse Ingrid Orca in a marina in the PNW. I'm a little over a year into a total refit and have another 2 years (pleasepleaseplease) to go. The completion date coincides with my...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 10,540
Posted By Strait Shooter
The loads are higher on everything, that's the...

The loads are higher on everything, that's the limiting factor. I went from 26' to 38' and there is no throwing the boom over on a jibe, or NOT using winches on jib sheets anymore.

Not letting...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2011
Replies: 61
Views: 10,540
Posted By Strait Shooter
Peoples perception of what size sailboat can be...

Peoples perception of what size sailboat can be efficiently sailed by ones self really differs a lot.

I now sail a 38' by myself and don't find it at all difficult, but according to some folks its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,492
Posted By Strait Shooter
I leave my Dickison (propane) on long enough to...

I leave my Dickison (propane) on long enough to heat the cabin and then let the electric take over.

It is a thirsty piece of equipment, and mine is noisy too. I'm pretty sure I can fix it and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-03-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,272
Posted By Strait Shooter
I'll throw my 2 cents in. I own an Ingrid Orca...

I'll throw my 2 cents in. I own an Ingrid Orca with a Bill Crealock designed cutter rig executed by Port Townsend Rigging.

I tack under full sail by leaving the Staysail sheeted as mentioned...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-08-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 18,988
Posted By Strait Shooter
Good quote Bob! I saw this on a tee shirt...

Good quote Bob!

I saw this on a tee shirt the other day and it reminded me of some of these conversations.

"It's all fun and games until someone comes home with a cone on their head."
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