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Search: Posts Made By: RobGallagher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 2,392
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: BoatBound?

Yesterday I finally received a reply from boat bound. Here is a cut an paste:

"Hi Robert,

I'm so sorry for the delayed response.

Unfortunately, I have been unable to find a surveyor in your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 2,392
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: BoatBound?

Update: I emailed them again. Nothing.

I have had to tell a total of five prospective customers "no" due to boatbounds failure to follow through.

What a waste of time.

I am getting more...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By RobGallagher
Anchoring under sail

As someone else pointed out, try leaving the mainsheet loose as you coast to a stop to drop the hook.
If the bow falls off to port or starboard the boat won't try to sail on.

Sent from my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: Inflatable Boat Airfloor Replacement with Plywood

Looks good. Keep us posted.

I'm on my second inflatable floor. Who would have thought my high priced Hypalon boat would have a PVC floor? sells some solid floors designed to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-24-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By RobGallagher
Question about Eldridge and The Race

It's easier to sail to block than around fishers. You got in a good practice run :)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: Navigation puzzle

Do you use Eldridge? The answer to your question may lie in Eldridge. The maps with current directions and speed there may help.

More importantly, as others have mentioned:
Your angle vs...
Forum: C & C 07-16-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By RobGallagher
2013 C&C Northeast Rendezvous on Block Island

For all you C&C built and/or designed enthusiasts;

If you can't make it, but you had a nagging question you always wanted to ask Rob Ball, here is your chance.

Post the question here and during...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-20-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 4,401
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: Initial Offer Question

While I agree with some of what you say, it must be noted that if you are financing a boat the lender will start here for a value. Survey may get you to another number, but the key word is "might"....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,352
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: Wizards, put on your hats...

I'm sure someone will come up with a better answer. But, if it was me, the next thing I would try is a jumper directly to my starter battery and see if that works.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 3,241
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: What do you use for cockpit cushions...

Cheap cooler tops.

cooler seat - (

Wait till they go on sale.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By RobGallagher
Biggest JackAss handyman maneuvers

Here is my latest;

I decided to finally install that transducer that came with last Spring's new chartplotter. I was determined to put it in front of the keel. It's psychological. It has to be...
Forum: Provisioning 04-27-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 4,479
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: coconuts

I eat young coconut weekly. I have had it in many other countries and buy them here in the US in the supermarket. Never had a bad experience.

I cut the top off with a serrated knife,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 5,462
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: how do i make it warm

Women tend to be more expensive.

A good Lab will dive into frigid water to fetch a stick, haven't met a girl yet who will do that for me.
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