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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-25-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hampstead
Arrow If you mean overhead clearance for your...

If you mean overhead clearance for your mast............No restrictions at all. presuming you are using the St Laurence Seaway........

Lots of ports along the lower St Laurence, which gets wide...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2007
Replies: 60
Views: 8,710
Posted By Hampstead
The boat is not the medium........the water is...

The boat is not the medium........the water is the medium, so anything that floats would be on my list.......:)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2007
Replies: 101
Views: 18,630
Posted By Hampstead
Perchance he for whom this bell tolls, may be so...

Perchance he for whom this bell tolls, may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him; and perchance I may think myself so much better than I am, as that they who are about me...may have caused...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-20-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By Hampstead
Well if i was a lawyer i'd simply find one to...

Well if i was a lawyer i'd simply find one to re-possess :)
Forum: Living Aboard   04-19-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 3,561
Posted By Hampstead
Arrow Thats because most surveyors jobs are closely...

Thats because most surveyors jobs are closely related to the worlds oldest profession:D
Forum: Living Aboard   04-19-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 6,723
Posted By Hampstead
Go for it........ I have a friend who single...

Go for it........
I have a friend who single hands an old wooden 50 ft Hinckley.

His secret is a "club footed jib" he can tack at will..........of course the old designs had larger than modern...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-18-2007
Replies: 157
Views: 26,330
Posted By Hampstead
I think you have all been reading too much Capt....

I think you have all been reading too much Capt. Joshua Slocum or Herman Mellville stuff........ :)

Serriously this isn't about being able to "live aboard" it's about money...........

Do you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By Hampstead
Arrow Sounds reasonable to me and you will be able to...

Sounds reasonable to me and you will be able to remove the rudder at a later time, if you need bushings/bearings, etc.........
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-12-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By Hampstead
Arrow I think that is well said sailing dog......... ...

I think that is well said sailing dog.........
The politicians, whom we elect, are at war with everyone....including the electorate........

Our world changed irrevocably back on Sept...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-11-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 9,952
Posted By Hampstead
Arrow Why sure....It won't look terribly "nautical: but...

Why sure....It won't look terribly "nautical: but WTF...rig the mooring line in a way that you pick up the line, slip it over a sterncleat, lead a longer line forward, cleat that off, release the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-11-2007
Replies: 73
Views: 23,159
Posted By Hampstead
The underlying theme in this thread is personal...

The underlying theme in this thread is personal survival.........
I would approach the voyage from that point of view..........
The Hiscocks cruised the oceans for years and (i stand to be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-12-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By Hampstead
Talking You can run but you can't hide...from yourself...

You can run but you can't hide...from yourself that is, no matter where you go, you are there.........:D :D :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-12-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 2,783
Posted By Hampstead
Arrow Why not just do it and report back:D

Why not just do it and report back:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Hampstead
Welcome John........ Jeepers another rather...

Welcome John........
Jeepers another rather small boat sailor :)
I sail a Vivacity 24 named WIN-D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 3,260
Posted By Hampstead
Many moons ago while a deckhand on an ex:...

Many moons ago while a deckhand on an ex: Admiralty steam driven Salvage Tug we rode out a hurricane with a 10,000 ton ship in tow off the coast of Newfoundland.......I spent 8 hours straight at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-26-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,819
Posted By Hampstead
Talking Are there any other "shoestring" sailors ?

I've asked elsewhere.......Am i the only guy sailing on a shoestring or am i hangin out with the big boys

I sail a 35+ year old Vivacity 24 fin keel (mostly) on the Saint John River, in N.B....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-22-2006
Replies: 49
Views: 6,998
Posted By Hampstead
Talking Right on bobbi..... "The water is the medium,...

Right on bobbi..... "The water is the medium, not the vessel"
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-21-2006
Replies: 3,452
Views: 958,191
Posted By Hampstead
Hampstead Vivacity 24 "Win-D" ........from...

Hampstead

Vivacity 24 "Win-D" ........from England

Saint John River and Bay of Fundy waters
New Brunswick ,Canada
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