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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By cssdengr
The Magothy River Sailing Association has a...

The Magothy River Sailing Association has a simpler sailing summer camp for juniors 9 - 18. It's a week or two of sailing school followed by a summer long race program. Mainly 420's. Details are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,697
Posted By cssdengr
Chessie- If I'm in town I'll be sailing...

Chessie-

If I'm in town I'll be sailing every weekend in June, see you on the water!

SF
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-19-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,697
Posted By cssdengr
Chessie- We keep our boat on the New River...

Chessie-
We keep our boat on the New River in one of the two marinas on board Camp Lejeune and have been there on and off for six years. There is good sailing in the upper part of the New...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-04-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By cssdengr
I've made the Baltimore to New River, NC run four...

I've made the Baltimore to New River, NC run four times in the last five years. Favorite places are Tidewater Yacht in Portsmouth, Pelican Marina in Elizabeth City NC and Casper's Marina in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,217
Posted By cssdengr
And I opened this post thinking the title was...

And I opened this post thinking the title was "How to service wenches..."
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 9,150
Posted By cssdengr
Gerber D.E.T.

It spent two years in the small of my back between the mag pouch and lanyard loop and doesn't have a spot of rust despite lots of sweat immersion. One hand opening works - even with a gloved hand -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-04-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 11,288
Posted By cssdengr
Groundhog- The PO of my boat built a swim...

Groundhog-
The PO of my boat built a swim platform that is both lightweight and strong:
http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii288/cssdengr/sept2006part2029.jpg
Since the picture was taken...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 5,851
Posted By cssdengr
Tried to go to the show Saturday but ended up...

Tried to go to the show Saturday but ended up sailing instead - would have been a great day out of Baltimore Harbor if it weren't for the steady stream of large wake producing stinkpots that killed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,232
Posted By cssdengr
The old saying among rescuers in the Coast Guard...

The old saying among rescuers in the Coast Guard is:

"You have to go out--You don't have to come back".

I worked with some Coasties in DC - this was their saying when talking about lunch on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2008
Replies: 3,281
Views: 227,160
Posted By cssdengr
The USS Constellation it is - and thread is back...

The USS Constellation it is - and thread is back to the originator!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2008
Replies: 3,281
Views: 227,160
Posted By cssdengr
I see her every time I go to Chucktown. I hate...

I see her every time I go to Chucktown. I hate how they have her hidden away - BBs have nothing to hide from.

Here's something in the same vein, different time. She's not haze gray and doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2008
Replies: 3,281
Views: 227,160
Posted By cssdengr
Taken from the Isabelle Stellings Holmes Bridge.

Taken from the Isabelle Stellings Holmes Bridge.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2008
Replies: 3,281
Views: 227,160
Posted By cssdengr
wilmington nc?

wilmington nc?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-28-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By cssdengr
If anyone sees my anchor light hanging from a...

If anyone sees my anchor light hanging from a poplar tree about 5 miles south of the northern lock, please let me know....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-22-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 6,605
Posted By cssdengr
1984 Hunter 31

Pros
-sails well in light wind
-sails great upwind
-easy to single hand
-easy to reef
-roomy, lots of storage
-great headroom
-PO took care of the usual problems: compression post, rudder...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2008
Replies: 229
Views: 23,053
Posted By cssdengr
As I'm selling a boat I've just built three of...

As I'm selling a boat I've just built three of these which I'm going to mount in the closet, seat locker and over the V-berth. To make it more fun I've put a cotter pin through the hole in one of...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-06-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 3,803
Posted By cssdengr
If you go to Atlantic Beach NC you will be...

If you go to Atlantic Beach NC you will be relatively close to MCAS Cherry Point and MCB Camp Lejeune. There are two marinas aboard each installation with great rates, plus the benefits of living on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By cssdengr
PO of my last boat had the mast-head anchor light...

PO of my last boat had the mast-head anchor light wired directly to the battery switch. He kept the boat at a dock behind his house and could look out his kitchen window and make sure he'd turned...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By cssdengr
Sailingdog- The 76 that costs $50 more than...

Sailingdog-

The 76 that costs $50 more than a 72 can't do all that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By cssdengr
If you go to Garmin's website (under "on the...

If you go to Garmin's website (under "on the water" products) there's a feature where you can compare the two GPS's side by side. According to that the differences are that the 76 has better...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-17-2008
Replies: 132
Views: 15,041
Posted By cssdengr
My most memorable grounding was when I was in...

My most memorable grounding was when I was in highschool - I spent my summers working at a Marina on the Magothy (one river north of Annapolis) and crewed on somebody's boat every Wednesday for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2008
Replies: 3,281
Views: 227,160
Posted By cssdengr
Is it Vardo? Only got to go their once and spent...

Is it Vardo? Only got to go their once and spent the whole time looking the other way - towards Russia.
Forum: Living Aboard   11-28-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 6,504
Posted By cssdengr
So to tie this whole thread up in one event, how...

So to tie this whole thread up in one event, how about everyone show up at the Fells Point Yacht Club in Baltimore this Saturday to watch the parade of lighted boats. Don't forget to bring a toy for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By cssdengr
We Hit a Tree....

Only 5 miles of Dismal Swamp Canal to go and my father-in-law asks for a term at the helm. I took the opportunity to go below and a minute later there's a crash and a radical turn. I get topsides...
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