SailNet Community - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 22 of 22
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: diverchick71
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-06-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By diverchick71
Re: New to sailing

Scott, I was about in your situation when I started looking at boats and exploring the cruising lifestyle. I can say...I did not buy a project boat, it had plenty ok with it and STILL...it's...
Forum: Central America   06-06-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Anchoring in Playas del Coco, Costa Rica

Thanks for the great info! I was just on a FB page today asking for advice about this. My story is that I lived in Costa Rica from 2000-2002. My son was born there. We have a boat and are headed...
Forum: News Feeds   10-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By diverchick71
Men rescued after sailboat hits dam - Quad City Times

Awe...from my hometown! Hope they can carry on.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By diverchick71
I know...

I make decisions every day on my refit because it's silly to spend so much more than she is worth. And...I don't have the money anyway...there is that. :-) . I know exactly how it would look to an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By diverchick71
47-foot sailboat yacht worth $495,000 stolen

There are pics up on the owner's FB page, only masts above the water now.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By diverchick71
47-foot sailboat yacht worth $495,000 stolen

I know of this boat and I know the owner, Laura. The boat is absolutely stunning. Refit to top notch. I mentioned in a thread awhile back, maybe it was on CF. It's a Vagabond 47 and was for sale...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,973
Posted By diverchick71
How much does a Coast Guard rescue cost?

I didn't see the video...can't see from mobile, for some reason. But I wonder if there was an underlying medical condition. At 77, so many little things can get a body outta sync. In that age group,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-14-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By diverchick71
New owner of and old boat

Any boat that gets you on the water is popular in my book. :-)congrats. We are refitting our first boat and hoping to be ready to sail some next spring. Good luck and enjoy!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,402
Posted By diverchick71
Anyone have just 1 Bilge Pump?

It was an amusing day when this new boat owner discovered she only had one bilge, a manual. Floorboards float. And don't overfill water tanks. :-) we are putting in a Rule 500 auto with a float...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By diverchick71
When to hire a pro...

Thanks for all the great replies. The inverter seems to not be getting juice. I flip the on/off switch at both control panel and on inverter and I get zilch. Two thick wires coming out of the back...
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-09-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By diverchick71
When to hire a pro...

Our boat (first-time boat owner unless you count the bass boat) needs some electrical work. The inverter doesn't seem to be working, when I switch the switch, I get no lights, sound, anything. Our...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-18-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By diverchick71
Hello hello

Hello all,
Been on the forum awhile, just purchased our first boat, a Downeaster 38 that needs some "TLC". ;) So I'll be perusing the maintainance forums and looking for lots of advice on things I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 5,062
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Favorite active sailing blogs?

Ok and NOW I'm hooked on Banyan as well. AND it's spelled right. As a Floridian...that's important. I will never get my boat refinished. :) Maybe it's a good thing that my marina doesn't have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 5,062
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Favorite active sailing blogs?

To YouMeandtheD---
Yay!!! I love finding new sailing blogs. I just perused a couple pages of yours, I love Union's, it was the first sailboat I ever looked at. We just bought a Downeaster 38......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 185,493
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

At work dammit...have to go. Will be back to read the rest!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Sailor rescued from Dinghy

Wow...mental. A 6 ft dinghy? Why?
Forum: Living Aboard   07-13-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 25,328
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

"Miles" of SUP waters are the best, provided there is time. I'm trying to talk my boyfriend into THIS trip... (edited)

"was supposed to be a really cool YouTube link to a SUP trip in the...
Forum: Living Aboard   07-12-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 25,328
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

Just found this thread...we are in the process of buying our first sailboat. We're pretty much in the novice realm. Have done some day sailing on OPB's. I love to SUP and Sausalito has some...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-12-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,677
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Young cruisers

Just read "Living on the Margin" by Patrick Schulte of "Bumfuzzle" fame. He was successful in the markets at a young age so he had that advantage, but it's his smarts and attitude that keeps him...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-08-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 4,690
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Morgan 461, 462, Gulfstars, etc.

Another six years have passed, but I'll bet there are still people out there (like myself) looking for information on the Morgan 461. I really appreciated the posts in this thread. :)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-03-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By diverchick71
Re: New sailing family from Easton Pa!

Can you please pass some of that "Free boat" karma my way???? lol That's awesome...nothing like results from a little bit of hard work!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-03-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 5,161
Posted By diverchick71
Re: Who dives on their own Boat?

If you were to use the gear from the boat, make sure that you get the gear professionally serviced. Usually the regulator will be about 75-100$ and it's recommended with most brands of gear that you...
Showing results 1 to 22 of 22

 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome