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Search: Posts Made By: rockDAWG
Forum: Engines 06-03-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Do you shop around for Diesel fuel?

Last time when we fueled in FLL, we got it from a Tanker truck. There was a short line waiting for diesel. I was told the price was the cheapest in the last couple years in cruising.
Forum: Engines 06-03-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Do you shop around for Diesel fuel?

You two have a tunnel vision and narrow minded or just so stuck up you could think straight. There are many reasons that fueling was not advisable until now. Of course you act like you have the...
Forum: Engines 06-03-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Do you shop around for Diesel fuel?

If you look at the design carefully. Every time you use it, the water and dirt in sump trap will indiscriminate trapping good diesel.

I had a captain/owner once proudly announced to me how good...
Forum: Engines 06-02-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Do you shop around for Diesel fuel?

hahaha.... I am just buying fuel for OPB. That is the best part. :D
Forum: Engines 06-02-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Do you shop around for Diesel fuel?

Thank you.
Ok, got it. I am not be penny wise and pound foolish. I am in Annapolis, there are plenty fuel docks I can call. Who knows, they may have the same price and are owned by the most...
Forum: Engines 06-02-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 1,165
Posted By rockDAWG
Do you shop around for Diesel fuel?

Well when filling up the tank in my cars, I do shot for the best price as long as not out of my way. Do you do this for your boat? I need diesel in Chesapeake bay, and the fuel dock is just down a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,391
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Stuck in the middle of the ocean with a broken rudder on your boat

Well, a few years ago, I was sailing a Jeaneau SO 37. In the middle of tack, to avoid the barge coming from aft at port, the steering cable broke. I missed the barge by 10 yards as I used the jib...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Happy Ending

I am quite sure if I would label this British sailor as a macho guy. The couple has taken this 87 year old boat around the oceans for last 10 years. We are humans, we make mistakes. In hind sight,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Happy Ending

Good for them. They kept their boat to continue their journey. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Diesel outboards

When it comes to diesel power engine, our choice sucks big time. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Diesel outboards

Plus too heavy for outboard and too hard to start.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,391
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Stuck in the middle of the ocean with a broken rudder on your boat

I can't hear what he was saying. But he looked pretty calm and able to make a video. I assume he was under-control. It is a good that he did not lose his rudder in the rush hours NY harbor without...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-02-2014
Replies: 247
Views: 13,329
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Multi-Day Offshores: The Elephant In The Salon

Arhhhhg, that is painful, might as well stay up. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Thank you so much.

I am also a proud American too but by Choicenot by birth. I always have a soft spot for the service men and women. Thank you for your service. :thumb-up" I came to this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Please do not come there the trash this thread. Your off topic post is not welcome here. Please do us favor, stop.

Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Phil,

For the Yachtmasters off-shore or Ocean certificate, are there ratings for non commercial and commercial endorsement?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 3,035
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Pissed off crew

Yeap, it is work. I often work like a slave, repairing, cleaning the head, on my knees clean floor or whatever need to be done. The reward is that I can continue to gain is the experience to sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 3,035
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Pissed off crew

Sailing other peoples boats sounds nice, but it does come with many risks and not for everyone. It is certainly not a permanent solution to many.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 3,035
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Pissed off crew

Hey ...sorry to hear that, Slayer. This sucks big time. I know there are many are just like that. It makes you appreciate more when you meet a good one.

It is easy for me to say. But the fact...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,118
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Most Exhausting Delivery thus far

I hear you. I don't think they planned that way to cut corner and save money. It was miscommunication. The boat was not on their fleet but a recent transfer to their location from otter charter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Not true. RYA official just informed me that your don't need to be a British subject to be a member or a YachtMaster.

It does make sense to me. RYA is not a government agency. It is a private...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

No, I checked. There are RYA certified yachtmasters in there, but no qualified examiner there except in UK and AU.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,118
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Most Exhausting Delivery thus far

Every thing is relative. I am not doing as good as I used to. I lost many many mm dollar contracts to China and India. I needed to change the game to survive and support my employees. It is never...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Yachtmaster? Offshore | Exams | Learning | Courses & Training | RYA (http://www.rya.org.uk/coursestraining/exams/Pages/Yachtmasteroffshore.aspx)
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