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Search: Posts Made By: junkrig
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,817
Posted By junkrig
I didnt know for sure if they planed, but I knew...

I didnt know for sure if they planed, but I knew for sure they're fast. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,817
Posted By junkrig
Everybody knows, as well, that multihulls blow...

Everybody knows, as well, that multihulls blow the hull speed numbers out of the water. And, naval architect Dave Gerr, director of the Westlawn school of naval architecture, says that relatively...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-12-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,594
Posted By junkrig
Check out smallcraftadvisor.com and/or Small...

Check out smallcraftadvisor.com and/or Small Craft Advisor magazine. Lots of useful information.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-06-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By junkrig
My 8,000 lb Nor'Sea has a 10 horse Yanmar in it. ...

My 8,000 lb Nor'Sea has a 10 horse Yanmar in it. 5 would be plenty for the Hunter.

I have no clue what it's worth. for that you'll need to check your local market, your wallet, and your heart. ...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 10-06-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By junkrig
rep points how to

I'm sure there's already a thread about this, but I can't find it. Sorry.

How do I give rep points to somebody for a useful post?:o
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-06-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By junkrig
+1 on this.

+1 on this.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-06-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By junkrig
Speaking as owner of a Nor'Sea 27 on a trailer,...

Speaking as owner of a Nor'Sea 27 on a trailer, they are "portable" or "transportable" more than "trailerable." 8,000 lb boat, 2,000 to 2,500 pound trailer... I tow mine with a Dodge 2500 pickup...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-04-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 5,688
Posted By junkrig
And if you run them all the way down to 10 (200...

And if you run them all the way down to 10 (200 for the bank) there is no guarantee they will recharge even once.:(
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-04-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,161
Posted By junkrig
I stand corrected.

I stand corrected.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,161
Posted By junkrig
The cans aren't even as big as a skinny propane...

The cans aren't even as big as a skinny propane tank, so I don't think you could make much of a bomb out of your boat with one. Still worth taking care.
Another drawback: butane won't vaporize...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
+1 Another advantage, as users see it, is that...

+1
Another advantage, as users see it, is that most junk rig sailors make their own sails. Huge savings.

And it is simply safer.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Paulo, even though I know I'm wasting my time...

Paulo, even though I know I'm wasting my time here...
Racing does not define the only appropriate boat designs. If it did nobody would ever buy another Nor'sea, with the long keel, deep rocker, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
I rest my case. ;)

I rest my case.

;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,161
Posted By junkrig
Let me add another +1. You can see a picture...

Let me add another +1. You can see a picture here...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
David Tyler, widely known around the JRA as The...

David Tyler, widely known around the JRA as The Oracle, sails his Tystie, a wing sail schooner with a rig of his own design, currently leaving Tasmania for New Zealand and then on across the South...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 1,773
Posted By junkrig
When they built the Wall it had 58,217 names on...

When they built the Wall it had 58,217 names on it. Some have been added. Take your children and ponder what our nation got for those 58,000+ lives, and balance it against any war justification...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By junkrig
Beautifully well written and expressive, Newport....

Beautifully well written and expressive, Newport. I am confident that you speak for most if not all of us.:)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Paulo, With two exceptions the junk sailors I...

Paulo,
With two exceptions the junk sailors I know are world cruisers, and one of those exceptions is me. The other is Annie Hill who, now single and in her fifties, has settled in NZ and cruises...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Junks are sheeted to every batten, with the usual...

Junks are sheeted to every batten, with the usual exception of the top two battens. Many of the old ocean going freighters had a set of sheets on each side of the sail. The "movable stays" you are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Pretty pictures. Lots of models, presumably...

Pretty pictures. Lots of models, presumably fairly new. Some paintings. Of the newer looking boats, many if not most are diesel driven tour boats with fake rigs on them, of which there are many...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Can so many be wrong? Hmmm... do we all use our...

Can so many be wrong? Hmmm... do we all use our boats the same? Are so many deciding what would be the best for me? Somewhere down that road is 21st century America: One kind of milk cow. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
You are probably aware that Blondie was one of...

You are probably aware that Blondie was one of the two who originally brought the junk rig to the west. He built Jester to compete in the first OSTAR, which he more-or-less invented. He was also...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Thank you, Brian. Annie is a friend of mine and...

Thank you, Brian. Annie is a friend of mine and the person who originally set me on the trail to the junk rig.:)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
I mentioned above that Colvin's designs were not...

I mentioned above that Colvin's designs were not free standing.



We do not agree on this and I suspect that we are not going to. That is all right with me and I hope it's all right with you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 11,794
Posted By junkrig
Yeah. My stupid Android phone likes to correct...

Yeah. My stupid Android phone likes to correct words for me and I missed that one. I fixed my post before I saw yours:rolleyes:
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