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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 6,330
Posted By shopkins
Max Cruising RPMs for Yanmar

I have a 1988 Morgan Classic 41 with an original Yanmar 4JHBE with 2,440 hours. It is in excellent condition, rigorously maintained and with no problems whatsoever. The rated horsepower is 44 @...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-27-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 4,052
Posted By shopkins
Motorsailing

And I''ve got some ocean-front property in Arizona. Well, thank goodness I''m not crazy. In my original writing I was going to end with "this just doesn''t make sense to me," but I deleted it...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-27-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 3,891
Posted By shopkins
south pacific - safety

Maybe you could find some good information on setsail.com. If what you''re looking for doesn''t reside on the website, they would probably answer an e-mail.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-26-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 4,052
Posted By shopkins
Motorsailing

Could someone please explain to me the finer points of sail trim--and the aerodynamics involved--of motorsailing? Am I correct in saying that motoring creates apparent wind which, as it flows past...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-26-2001
Replies: 20
Views: 4,830
Posted By shopkins
Invitation to all of a pure heart

Does the Living Light stock Maker''s Mark? I like mine on the rocks, please.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-26-2001
Replies: 63
Views: 14,082
Posted By shopkins
Heeling Paranoia

Wow, weeks away from this site, I log on to check things out, and whadayaknow there are new posts to "heeling paranoia!" But maybe it''s best to keep it near the top of the list. There''s a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By shopkins
Taking Paws

Thanks, found it
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-22-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 2,073
Posted By shopkins
Taking Paws

Does anyone know the manufacturer of S/V Taking Paws, sailing the Chesapeake. Spent a night next door at anchor and the boat really appealed to me. I would like to know more about this model.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By shopkins
Taking Paws

Does anyone know the manufacturer of S/V Taking Paws, sailing the Chesapeake. Spent a night next door at anchor and the boat really appealed to me. I would like to know more about this model.
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-22-2001
Replies: 63
Views: 14,082
Posted By shopkins
Heeling Paranoia

Thanks dimwit and nauticalrich. Just had an excellent weekend on the Bay with perfect weather. We logged about 25 miles on Sunday, upwind, across the wind, downwind, you name it. All without any...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-02-2001
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By shopkins
Is sailing for me?

I have a good friend who is a "very big guy" who sails very well. He doesn''t feel self-conscious, faces reality, is competent and fun to be around. Attitude counts, size does not. There are...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-25-2001
Replies: 25
Views: 9,083
Posted By shopkins
Sailing at anchor

Tying my tiller hard over helps with mine.
Forum: Chartering   08-31-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By shopkins
Stanley''''s Welcome Bar

The tire swing was still there as of Jan 2001.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-27-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,401
Posted By shopkins
Compass Adjuster

Does anyone know a good professional compass adjuster on the Chesapeake, preferably in the Annapolis area?

Susan
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-27-2001
Replies: 11
Views: 5,506
Posted By shopkins
Advice for novice on coastal cruising

Given the excellent advice of the previous respondents, and given that you follow it: don''t let these folks drag you down. I found from experience that people will predict YOU cannot do something...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-27-2001
Replies: 63
Views: 14,082
Posted By shopkins
Heeling Paranoia

Mike,

Although you have confused the originator (susan hopkins) with a contributor (susieq), you are forgiven because I believe your advice to whack the snot out of a recalcitrant...
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