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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
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Posted By Ninefingers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Ninefingers
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: MAN OVERBOARD!!! (Stories)

I have dog overboard story. (Mans' best friend?)

Lazily day sailing around the Toronto Islands, I saw Mr. Dog swim across my bow, wearing a bright red lifejacket.

I thought, "He looks like he's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2016
Replies: 190
Views: 8,418
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Paying to watch youtube cruising vids

I don't think he was starting an argument.

I contribute to Drake and have done a one time contribution to another of $25. (The folks with the dog in California...heck I should probably find their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-25-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,639
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Where to begin???

Dinghy lessons are good. But I find they get a bit fanatical and push racing a lot. You might get annoyed with that.

The thing beginners have a tough time grasping is the direction of wind and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-07-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,684
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: What the heck are these?

For Barber Hauler?

Then again, they could be cigar holders.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: I could watch these all day! RC SAIL BOATS

The second one with the dual helms, (carbon fibre?) has a go pro on it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Ninefingers
I could watch these all day! RC SAIL BOATS

Some look like Bob's ultimate racing boat:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brwkrd7mzow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gYSatDyQxI
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-11-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Yes, the older boat has stronger bones, but the newer has bigger volume.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-10-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Well, at least they went for the carbon fibre wheel option.
Forum: Cruising Videos   11-06-2015
Replies: 217
Views: 22,452
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Hey Drake, just watched your Mojo Wood episode!

An old trick I learned for testing wood ready for optimum burning was to drop a piece on the pavement, if sounds like a bone, it's good! Those...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-05-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

This why we should convert to common English and call it a living room. :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-05-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

I've always thought the salon area in sailboats from the 70's through 90's to be excessively large. And newer ones are still a little too big in my opinion.

On most sailboats, you can seat far...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-04-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

There is a Moth at my dinghy club, (where I keep my Hobie AI - Multiple boats for me!). I am 99% sure he is the only one on Lake Ontario. He works hard on getting it going, but man when he does...he...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-03-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Ya I don't know about this "your way your rules" stuff from Beneteau and others. If you want me to "unleash my creativity" give me a bare hull with an engine and rigging. I would to love fit out a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-03-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

The interior of the new Marlow 31:

I like it, it's fun. And completely appropriate for the boats intended market and usage - as a day sailing beach house.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-02-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-02-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-01-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

"Don't be fooled, this 28' has the room of most 33' boats!"

"Honestly, this boat while being only 30' has more space than most 36' boats!"

"When you go below you are amazed that this much room...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-01-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Yes, I think you're correct.

Someone shopping for a boat would believe newer is better.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-01-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Bob,

I'm keeping the name because I like it...and it allows for very pretty script...and easy to pronounce.

I may keep her for twenty years or two. Who knows? Regardless, it will be turned...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-01-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

Thanks Bob, I am very lucky, the previous owner refitted it with much love. He is a member here I believe.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-01-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

I actually like the modern interiors. I also like lot of light below - but I typically day sail with day guests, and that makes for a nice fit.

FYI, I have fractionally owned the following the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-01-2015
Replies: 4,892
Views: 359,562
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

As with anything, the pursuit of money usually leads the way. Look a home construction these days, stuff is built to a bare minimum, (at least around here). I'd say that trend began around 1980....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 2,368
Posted By Ninefingers
Re: Sleeping with the heat on...

You can get theses with glass:

Traditional Cast Iron Marine Stoves by Navigator Stove Works,Inc. (http://www.marinestove.com/index.htm)
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