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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-08-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By tjaldur
Thank you very much indeed. That seems to be a...

Thank you very much indeed. That seems to be a very elegant solution.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-08-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By tjaldur
Need advice about audio input from M710 into PC-soundcard

Is it possible to take the audio-ouput from the external speaker into the microphone-input or will that damage the soundcard in my laptop?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 8,821
Posted By tjaldur
On my sailing last year, from Oslo, Norway to the...

On my sailing last year, from Oslo, Norway to the Bay of Biscay, where I lost my ship in a towing (the ship that was towing my ship lost it), I had an Iridium sat-phone and a NASA HF receiver for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2009
Replies: 1,294
Views: 140,358
Posted By tjaldur
It appears we both need out copy of GEB. Anyway...

It appears we both need out copy of GEB. Anyway you are right that assuming that the sentence is false does not lead to a contradiction, but that was never the issue, it is the undecidability that is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2009
Replies: 1,294
Views: 140,358
Posted By tjaldur
Alas, my copy of Douglas Hofstadter's book:...

Alas, my copy of Douglas Hofstadter's book: "Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid", is at the bottom of the ocean, somewhere in the Bay of Biscay, as I would need it know for some quotations...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 46,661
Posted By tjaldur
@ rhosynMor: Now if you are sailing all...

@ rhosynMor:

Now if you are sailing all around, perhaps you should consider taking a trip to Denmark to this place: Fornaes Shipbreaking - Scandinavias largest stock of used marine diesel engines...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-25-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 46,661
Posted By tjaldur
@ Cruisingdad: Staying around here is the...

@ Cruisingdad:

Staying around here is the best way to boost my fidelity in my dreams. If not, I would spend the rest of my life feeeding the pidgeons in the park.
Forum: Living Aboard   06-25-2009
Replies: 59
Views: 8,365
Posted By tjaldur
Most fascinating topic. Even in Norway, which is...

Most fascinating topic. Even in Norway, which is more or less a heap of rocks with a coastline. Where we have a 2000 years sailing/boating tradition and many people live on islands and use boats...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-25-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By tjaldur
If you visit this website...

If you visit this website http://www.noonsite.com/Countries you will find a lot of useful information about what you need sailing in different countries. Since you somehow, somewhere must cross the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-25-2009
Replies: 158
Views: 46,661
Posted By tjaldur
As I understand it, this is an invitation to...

As I understand it, this is an invitation to share my philosophy about sailing, cruising and circumnavigation. So my philosophy is that I just want to sail, but I am not going anywhere, that is, just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 7,792
Posted By tjaldur
1) compass 2) radar 3) AIS 4) autopilot

1) compass
2) radar
3) AIS
4) autopilot
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-03-2009
Replies: 186
Views: 29,513
Posted By tjaldur
For two years, 2007 and 2008 I used an electric...

For two years, 2007 and 2008 I used an electric motor on my dinghy to go ashore from my buoy. The dinghy was inflatable and did not weight much. The motor power was 30 pound thrust. In the dinghy I...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-12-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 6,373
Posted By tjaldur
Now since I obviously no longer will sail a gaff...

Now since I obviously no longer will sail a gaff rigged ketch anymore, but have bought a new ship, I will move my contributions of this topic, with the possible meta-discussions about translating...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-13-2009
Replies: 329
Views: 43,970
Posted By tjaldur
Valiente. Thank you very much for kind...

Valiente.

Thank you very much for kind words.

In fact I am closing a deal these days on buying a new skip. The ship is a home built after the design of Twister 28, designed by Holman, scaled up...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-11-2009
Replies: 329
Views: 43,970
Posted By tjaldur
Some topics seem to be ideological, that is...

Some topics seem to be ideological, that is depending on beliefs. So I admit that the reasons why I have a sextant and each year buy the Nautical Almanac is that I believe that I one day may need...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By tjaldur
Pevious boat ...

sank in the Bay of Bicay 30.11.2008. About just outside Arcachon in France. I had requested towing from the coastguard as I had enginetrouble, but the towering boat lost my ship and it was never...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 4,884
Posted By tjaldur
The crew are in good shape. The boat sank because...

The crew are in good shape. The boat sank because the boat that was towing her, lost he, because the wire broke. The weather and waves were too hard for towing.

More details on:

Tjaldurs reise...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 4,884
Posted By tjaldur
The tide is hardly measurable in Skagerrak (the...

The tide is hardly measurable in Skagerrak (the waters between Norway, Denmark and Sweden) about 50 centimeters.

Anyway, Tjaldur sank in the Bay of Biscay the 30. november 2008.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-19-2008
Replies: 329
Views: 43,970
Posted By tjaldur
I believe that some people are very fascinated by...

I believe that some people are very fascinated by the idea that mathematics can give us some knowledge about the world. I for one, am among them. It really is a pity that CN is not used as examples...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-19-2008
Replies: 329
Views: 43,970
Posted By tjaldur
No.

No.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-19-2008
Replies: 329
Views: 43,970
Posted By tjaldur
I do not so much worry about lightning or solar...

I do not so much worry about lightning or solar flares, but I do worry about electric failure which in fact has happened to me several times during the last 40 years of sailing. That is why I learned...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-17-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 4,367
Posted By tjaldur
I am very satisfied with "sailcruiser" from...

I am very satisfied with "sailcruiser" from navsim. It displays various chart formats. The format I am using is C-MAP. The chart reader also displays AIS information. I have (had) a Furuno GPS but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By tjaldur
C-MAP and Navsim

We have a saying in Norway, that I unfortunately am unable to translate, at least by means of the existing online dictionaries. The saying is more or less equivalent to: "If you have a horn you will...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-17-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 6,373
Posted By tjaldur
Having lost everything when I lost my ship, the...

Having lost everything when I lost my ship, the only pictures that I have are those that I already have posted on different web-sites. Here is one that I have posted here:
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-17-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 6,373
Posted By tjaldur
Thank you Valiente for upgrading my English. When...

Thank you Valiente for upgrading my English. When I was young there really were only two courses of career, either one became a sailor or one continued schooling after primary school. (seven years at...
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