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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2010
Replies: 136
Views: 12,565
Posted By msl
Nescafe freeze dried instant. I like easy...

Nescafe freeze dried instant. I like easy storage, convenience and the flavor. I just boil water and make it one cup (large cup) at a time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 13,721
Posted By msl
This one might be going soon. Dutch teenage...

This one might be going soon.
Dutch teenage sailor gets green light from mother - World news - Europe - msnbc.com (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38288903/ns/world_news-europe/)
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   07-17-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 4,598
Posted By msl
Here is your answer smackdaddy - it will be...

Here is your answer smackdaddy - it will be interesting.

Dutch teenage sailor gets green light from mother - World news - Europe - msnbc.com...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-25-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,290
Posted By msl
Mariano, you have identified a major obstacle in...

Mariano, you have identified a major obstacle in owning a boat: TIME enough to maintain it and all that goes along with that. Have you looked into fractional ownership, like Sailtime - or are there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By msl
Available from amazon.com Red Sky in...

Available from amazon.com

Red Sky in Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea

Tami Oldham Ashcraft...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-26-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 885
Posted By msl
James Baldwin has several interesting articles...

James Baldwin has several interesting articles about sailing those waters and coastlines.
Here is his web site with links to articles and projects.

Atom Voyages | Voyages Aboard the Sailboat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-13-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By msl
Effective hull insulation.

Another recent thread mentions ETAP's double walled, foam filled hulls - I understand why and so forth. I'm not interested in the subject of unsinkable boats.

My question is this; what better,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 9,380
Posted By msl
I've used Hydrocoat for years. It's easy to work...

I've used Hydrocoat for years. It's easy to work with and was effective against marine growth and slime for my boat(s) sailed on inland lakes.
My Catalina 25 would stay in the water from May to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 5,650
Posted By msl
This is ridiculous. Just go if you want to. Don't...

This is ridiculous. Just go if you want to. Don't hurt anybody. Good luck.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By msl
The Capri 26 is a nice boat for your purpose -...

The Capri 26 is a nice boat for your purpose - but it may require a "wide load" permit for trailering in your State(s). Check the boat specs against highway laws in your area.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-30-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 5,736
Posted By msl
Just a thought - for local cruising. Perhaps this...

Just a thought - for local cruising. Perhaps this would work for you? Join a local Potomac sailing club for the Wednesday afternoon races ("canvas' fix)?

1971 Grand Banks Classic Power Boat For...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 2,707
Posted By msl
A good general operating practice is - to never...

A good general operating practice is - to never surprise customs. Cruising guides, pre-arrival phone calls, etc (communicate) will help you confirm what their expectations are going to be.
I always...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By msl
The mainsail rig could be a CDI furler. Check...

The mainsail rig could be a CDI furler. Check Cruisin Design's (CDI) website - they have it mentioned there. I sailed on a ketch in the Bahamas that was rigged in such a way.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-13-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,793
Posted By msl
There is a restored "R class" for sale at the...

There is a restored "R class" for sale at the Center for Wooden Boats (Lake Union, Seattle, Washington). Just gorgeous.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 2,496
Posted By msl
Thank you for sharing your thoughtful responses....

Thank you for sharing your thoughtful responses. Denise030's woodworking interest is an opportunity for learning. Life needs to be interesting. I considered purchasing a Concordia for full...
Forum: herSailNet   05-03-2009
Replies: 263
Views: 89,732
Posted By msl
Sailing basics while at sea - "stow loose...

Sailing basics while at sea - "stow loose equipment". That goes for everybody and everything.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 2,496
Posted By msl
We have also visited with the Coast Guard...

We have also visited with the Coast Guard Auxiliary about volunteering there. Have any of you done that?
I like the teaching suggestion, too. Thanks. Maybe getting the U.S. Sailing certifications...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 2,496
Posted By msl
What would you do (retirement question)?

What if one of you were going to retire and could accept an entry level marine industry related job?

It would be an entirely new career path. You don't need the dough, but won't work for free....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-25-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,388
Posted By msl
Not certain if you mean Hawaii or the mainland -...

Not certain if you mean Hawaii or the mainland - but boat capming may suit your plans and budget.
Check out the travels of Frank and Margaret Dye in the "Wanderer"
Here is a link.

US Wayfarer...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-25-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,391
Posted By msl
Tartan 3000 is featured in this month's issue of...

Tartan 3000 is featured in this month's issue of "Good Old Boat".
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-04-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,413
Posted By msl
A Sharpie in the Pacific Northwest 18'...

A Sharpie in the Pacific Northwest

18' "Sharpie" Sailboat (http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/boa/972429181.html)
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   12-22-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,413
Posted By msl
Interesting article with photos/sketches of Munro...

Interesting article with photos/sketches of Munro sharpies. They were used to carry supplies, mail and people during 19th century Florida pioneer era.
...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   12-14-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,413
Posted By msl
Mike/Giu: This -...

Mike/Giu:
This - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Munroe (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Munroe) will lead you to many interesting "sharpie" designs as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-07-2008
Replies: 8
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Views: 4,472
Posted By msl
Read about The Perfect Storm/Westsail 32 Satori...

Read about The Perfect Storm/Westsail 32 Satori at this link.

SATORI and the Perfect Storm (http://www.westsail.org/satori.html)

Regards,
msl
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 3,346
Posted By msl
So why would Dennis Conner bash the 24, and...

So why would Dennis Conner bash the 24, and others here place the J-30 a close second? Hull form? Balance? Sail plan? Safety?
Would someone care to write an objective statement regarding these two...
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