SailNet Community - Search Results

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  

Quick Menu
Boat Reviews  
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Marine Electronics
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here

Go Back   SailNet Community > Search Forums
 Not a Member? 

Showing results 1 to 8 of 8
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: MadBassett
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,572
Posted By MadBassett
Why a ketch?

A ketch keeps its sail area lower, resulting in less heel for equal force. The trade off for this lower aspect is generally lesser closed-hauled performance, though ketch owners will argue against...
Forum: Provisioning 05-11-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 5,457
Posted By MadBassett
Basic Staples ???

Don't forget a good supply of Airborne, our Great Lakes' weather makes for ill sailors.
Dehydrated fruit
Beef jerky (or venison, mmmm)
English baked beans
Candy (good foul weather item)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2012
Replies: 436
Views: 57,598
Posted By MadBassett
How many young people (say 35 or under)out there

I'm a 31 year old teenager.
I had a sunfish starting at 10 years old, and my first Boston Whaler at 14 (my best friend and me purchased). I have only been sailing keelboats for a couple of years...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By MadBassett
Issues with heaving-to

I think you need to furl in the jib more. Keep it on the weather sheet, but take it in some. That should let the main point you up a bit more.

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 3,962
Posted By MadBassett
What is your End Game?

'End game' implies a cease of action or a final, unchangeable state. What happened to the glory of mid-game?
I am too young yet to say that I'll never stop moving, but too old to think that life is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By MadBassett
Turbo charged diesel

Turbocharging of smaller marine diesels seems such a waste to me. Especially when considering how sailboat power plants are located and housed. Even with plenty of cool water available, heat soak...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 03-20-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By MadBassett
Available in the Great Lakes

I am looking for any new opportunities to crew around the Great Lakes. I am based just NW of the Detroit area, but I tend to have large chunks of free time for sailing, and so quite willing...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-26-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By MadBassett
Getting underway!

Hello, Adrian Bassett here.
I grew up, and now live on a smaller inland lake in S.E. lower Michigan. I am an experienced boater, but nearly all my history is with power vessels. I've never sailed...
Showing results 1 to 8 of 8


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:21 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) LLC 2000-2012

The store is owned and operated by a company independent of the forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.