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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
She has no husband. Additionally, as she was...

She has no husband. Additionally, as she was being hauled away (according to the police report) she then said that she was going to buy the boat and she had a deal with the owner to take her out for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,650
Posted By cormeum
I have to ask: What kind of boat do you have?

I have to ask:

What kind of boat do you have?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Cheezus! :rolleyes: Personally, I think that she...

Cheezus! :rolleyes: Personally, I think that she was going to reach a new level of consciousness, turn into a butterfly, and fly away.

Serious wackiness.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Not for lack of trying. True. Thanks!

Not for lack of trying.



True. Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
The hatch was only 4 years old and custom made....

The hatch was only 4 years old and custom made. I'm pretty pissed.

Still, could've been a LOT worse.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Update

Well, she (somehow) made bail and skipped her court date. There's now a warrant out for her arrest with a $50k bond. I notified the harbor folks and they're keeping a lookout for her.

:(:(:(
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
True. Stolen but didn't get away. I'm not a...

True. Stolen but didn't get away. I'm not a criminal lawyer either.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Fixed the deck dings with West last night, we'll...

Fixed the deck dings with West last night, we'll touch up the Awlgrip later.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
:confused: Nice, but she really should do it ON...

:confused: Nice, but she really should do it ON HER OWN BOAT- dont you think?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
I'm going to press for that.

I'm going to press for that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Beer for the maintenance crew, chocolates for the...

Beer for the maintenance crew, chocolates for the harbormaster :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Well, all's well thet ends well. I can think of...

Well, all's well thet ends well. I can think of 100 ways this could have turned out a lot worse.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 11,437
Posted By cormeum
Boat (almost) stolen. Totally insane day

Today:

I'm at work and I get a call from the Waukegan Harbormaster asking if I've given permission for anyone to take our boat out.

Me: Noooo.

Them: well there's a woman who is on your boat...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   03-08-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 10,421
Posted By cormeum
the only (and big) problem with ski vests is they...

the only (and big) problem with ski vests is they won't turn the kid face up. necessary for little kids.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 7,072
Posted By cormeum
Plenty of room!:D

Plenty of room!:D
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   03-08-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 10,421
Posted By cormeum
We like the Mustang foam ones with the collar and...

We like the Mustang foam ones with the collar and strap. Only our older kids get inflatables.

I'd rqather not trust the life on a little kid to depending on an inflatable working- or a little...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,581
Posted By cormeum
</P> Classic!:laugher

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Classic!:laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,581
Posted By cormeum
Wassa matter Cal, haven't you learned to "Love...

Wassa matter Cal, haven't you learned to "Love the Bomb (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/)"?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,581
Posted By cormeum
All kidding aside, for us the only real solution...

All kidding aside, for us the only real solution is to forget the Med-Suez-Aden route. The round the cape, up to Durban and then off to Australia route looks better all the time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,581
Posted By cormeum
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/Bomba_atomowa.gif
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,217
Posted By cormeum
I'd say no: ...

I'd say no:

http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/TechSheets/Chudnoff/SEAsian_Oceanic/htmlDocs_SEAsian/Dipterocarpusspp.html

Tends to check, split or warp. Not something I'd like to "bury and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 5,217
Posted By cormeum
Neither Red oak, birch nor maple are sufficiently...

Neither Red oak, birch nor maple are sufficiently rot resistant for this use.
white oak is better but tends to check. For north american hardwoods, Black locust would be a better bet.

I've had...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   02-24-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 7,854
Posted By cormeum
All of our kids started sailing way before they...

All of our kids started sailing way before they were 4.

On deck up until 5 or so they have to wear a PFD and be in a harness. We also make sure that they are watched by an adult that's NOT the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By cormeum
Waukegan opens April 1. We're usually there at...

Waukegan opens April 1. We're usually there at the slip the first week of April- we wet store in the river and have to be the first out. There can be a lot of good (albeit wet and cold) sailing in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 2,951
Posted By cormeum
With ours, it's the wood sprites.

With ours, it's the wood sprites.
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