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Search: Posts Made By: cpa2
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-21-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By cpa2
i shipped a boat over 1200 miles and did not have...

i shipped a boat over 1200 miles and did not have a problem that was related to the actual hull/deck/keel. But, the mast did get damaged during the trip. I made the mistake of being out of town when...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-18-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,134
Posted By cpa2
My experience with one echoes Jeff's post. I...

My experience with one echoes Jeff's post. I sailed on a elite 37 for a while out of Tampa. It was maybe 10-15 years ago. I never experienced the boat in rougher conditions, but it seemed like a...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-29-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 6,129
Posted By cpa2
winter live aboard in Maine

Is it an option or is it just too cold? I have lived aboard (happily)for 4/5 years in RI. I'm transfering into a new school and would like to stay out of the dorms because i am 32.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-23-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 6,852
Posted By cpa2
Knothead: edit: When i was working as a...

Knothead:

edit: When i was working as a rigger in st. pete, I remember my boss was really into headsail furlers, he kept trying to get me to install one on my boat. but i stood strong!

hahaha...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-23-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 6,852
Posted By cpa2
I delivered a boat with a selden furling spar. I...

I delivered a boat with a selden furling spar. I found the r/f sail to be at least 2 times more difficult to unfurl, and reef than my conventional selden rig. I dont see the RF advantage. I can...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-18-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,279
Posted By cpa2
I sailed quit a bit on an sr33 maybe 10 years...

I sailed quit a bit on an sr33 maybe 10 years ago. Thought it was a fun and fast boat. Sailed through some challenging conditions. Did well for what it is. If i were in the market for a cool/fun/fast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By cpa2
Hell, if i took a video camera out with me, i bet...

Hell, if i took a video camera out with me, i bet I would have 30 minutes of film by next month. I love the idea about sending it to the news. I guess maybe i sould just sail on the weekdays. I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By cpa2
biscayne bay power boaters

I have had about all i can take from the powerboat biscayne bay crowd. I was out with my dad today having a nice sail. Coming back through the dinner key channel a bunch of jerks in a 25-30 foot go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 4,901
Posted By cpa2
been using it for a couple years. love it!

been using it for a couple years. love it!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,942
Posted By cpa2
thanks for the link, very interesting! (esp. Moby...

thanks for the link, very interesting! (esp. Moby Dick)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By cpa2
I have had countless 40-50 foot convertable...

I have had countless 40-50 foot convertable fishing boats blast past me at 30 knots in a channel with 60 feet of width. So basically I get a 30 knot blow by at a 15 foot range. This past weekend i...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-14-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 6,468
Posted By cpa2
I never had an issue with living on a boat in FL...

I never had an issue with living on a boat in FL in the late ninties. I have never had issue in New England. But when i came back to Florida in 2004 holy smoke. I spent months trying to find...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-14-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,688
Posted By cpa2
Leaving Miami in late May and heading to Newport,...

Leaving Miami in late May and heading to Newport, RI for the summer. Then onto Castine, ME for the fall-----> :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-13-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,019
Posted By cpa2
I have had my current boat for 8 years and have...

I have had my current boat for 8 years and have had to rebed most of the deck hardware twice. I have always used 4200 and will give the 101 a shot.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-13-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 5,221
Posted By cpa2
very sweet looking vessel! Big Congrats from...

very sweet looking vessel! Big Congrats from South Florida!
Forum: Living Aboard 03-20-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 11,969
Posted By cpa2
Lived aboard 4 summers in RI on a mooring/anchor....

Lived aboard 4 summers in RI on a mooring/anchor. I prefer it to the dock. I would struggle with it in FL during the summer. It is nice to have the dockside Air/fridge/unlimited power ,but the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By cpa2
Smile Alchemy single hander ok

Was rescued today by Russian ship 120 miles SE of Nassau .He is doing well, Talked to him for for about 20 minutes. seems to be in good spirits considering the circumstances. Thanks for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-03-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,545
Posted By cpa2
Of the three listed...... Pretorien 35. Doesn't 3...

Of the three listed...... Pretorien 35. Doesn't 3 time circumnavigator hal Roth own and cruise on a pretorien 35?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-15-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By cpa2
I'm not sure but i can find out

I'm not sure but i can find out
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By cpa2
Thanks for the well wishes. He is on a grand...

Thanks for the well wishes. He is on a grand soleil 39 and as far as self steering goes, he is using a Sailomat 700 windvane.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By cpa2
brother solo trans atlantic videos

He is currently in the Madeira Islands. He is heading next on to the Canaries, then to the Caribbean and back home to FL. He made the videos and site for his friends and family. But, some of the...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-09-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 15,705
Posted By cpa2
I lived aboard in RI for 3-4 years, i had a...

I lived aboard in RI for 3-4 years, i had a shrink wrapped boat, a dickenson p9000 lpg heater and two space heaters. It was decently warm. I could keep in in the low 70's with the lpg, and low 60's...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-09-2007
Replies: 224
Views: 91,570
Posted By cpa2
back on land but, the S&S 34 is getting geared up...

back on land but, the S&S 34 is getting geared up for some island time.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-09-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,142
Posted By cpa2
swan,wauquiez, grand soleil, jonmeri, valiant,...

swan,wauquiez, grand soleil, jonmeri, valiant, F&C 44, sweden, cambria, passport, shannon,
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-09-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,766
Posted By cpa2
I have always found that showing up and getting a...

I have always found that showing up and getting a transient slip (paying the extra $) is the best way to get through a waiting list. Make friends with the staff and in a couple months you'll be in.
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