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Forum: Provisioning   09-11-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,184
Posted By sawingknots
Re: coconuts

btw its not a good idea to sit in the shade of a coconut tree,when a nut falls it hits the ground with a loud thud even so I've never heard of anyone getting hit but its bound to happen
Forum: Provisioning   09-11-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 5,184
Posted By sawingknots
Re: coconuts

when i'm in the Philippines I usually drink a glass of coconut milk every day,its refreshing and supposed to be good for you,the locals climb the tree and attach a plastic bottle to the nut and let...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

thanks again,the gear thing worked
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

paulinv,i really meant no offence to you! I was just irritated and frustrated,trying to get rid of the virus,thanks for your [hopefully] understanding
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

btw is there any way of blocking the sailnet chat feature? believe it or not i'm really not the chatty type and i'm tired of forever accidently going there,plz tell me how and just forget I even...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

I doubt the crowd around my dock has ever even been more than a mile or two away from my marina,a trip down to the next lake would be a major event in fact some rarely leave their slip I seriously...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

thanks,i can navigate with what I have,after today I think i'll stick with that lol
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,040
Posted By sawingknots
Re: WTH is up w/ the spotlight?

I know its hard but the best thing is just write these fools off as such btw my hats off to tow/tug captains,they only light you up as briefly as possible
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Holding tank on P26

sorry no pic,i glassed in a platform for the tank,none of my tru hulls,tranducers etc are under the vee birth
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

silly huh,i know what I typed in,perhaps there was more than one site by that name
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-28-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Boat Title? need help

boats 1974 and older don't have a hin number,you can sign a affidavit that you own the boat and get a clear title and or registration
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Holding tank on P26

I installed my holding tank[about 20 gallons]on my py26 under the vee birth with the pump out directly above thu the foredeck,the vent just below the rub rail
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-28-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Going ashore while on the hook

I doubt anyone is ever completely at ease leaving their boat for any great amount of time
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

thanks but no thanks,once is enough for me
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

I agree about paper charts,i have about $1,000 dollars of them and still occasionally don't have the one I need
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

the site[opencpn] is a bogus site,advertizements and some sort of charity,i just spent 2 or more hours erasing it from my pc,i'm going to give you the benefit of doubt and hope it was unintentional...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

I have a usb cable to connect,my plan was use the little garmin to transfer the info. onto my laptop for easier viewing,thanks i'll check into opencpn
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

I prefer paper charts but sometimes don't have the necessary ones!as for mistakes on my first attempt gps=easy gps I somehow erased the preloaded charts and I didn't even figure out how,thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
Re: gps navigation

thanks for your time but not exactly an answer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,252
Posted By sawingknots
gps navigation

for the last 5 yrs I've been languishing here on the tn.river,no navigation skills required,i have a garmin 76 that I've had for yrs and used a lot[on the coast]but a gps is basically useless on...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-27-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 5,353
Posted By sawingknots
Re: upraded my 22' for a 30' and now afraid to leave the slip

I almost always single hand in fact I prefer to dock by myself,i put a long dock line on the bow cleat and a slightly shorter one on the stern,just before backing into my slip i arrange these lines...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,131
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Most of you know how I feel about waving, right?

yup the s.c gnats are vicious,i went tru paris island,nol waving or slapping allowed, I don't know why people with a common interest can't seem to get along with each other or people in general,i do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,752
Posted By sawingknots
Re: The ICW Single-handed (well almost) Part2

I've done most of the icw alone,if I run across a place I like I just hang out for a couple of days to rest,a autopilot is a must for a singlehander,women are wonderful but not a must!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,131
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Most of you know how I feel about waving, right?

lifes too short to pay much attention to whats said here! or to most of the other boaters you encounter,just enjoy life and being on the water,"may the wind always be at your back and the path rise...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By sawingknots
Re: Installing thru hulls in the water??

yup it could be done,but I wouldn't risk it!,my depth finder gave up the ghost last year and I bought a little hummingbird and epoxied the tranducer inside the hull,it works so well that I bought...
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