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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Re: NY Harbor area Sail Loft Recommendations?

By far, best for the money, inexpensive and Snow on City Island
7one8 88five 0one37. Her day job is working for premiere national sailmaker on City Is.
making, repairing all kinds of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 10,590
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Pros and cons for a double ender/Canoe Stern

I apologize in advance that this is quite long and I worte it for another purpose but it is a detailed discussion of double enders which starts with a bit of history.

When you look at really old...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 10,676
Posted By shananchie
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

Funny. Since I resumed visiting this site a few months ago, I've had the feeling that a certain number of posters are not really sailors, but people just passing the time on the Internet. No one who...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-10-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By mrmac
For first time blue water crew member

Here are a few suggestions from a lowly crew member who has just completed his first truly offshore (Norfolk to Bermuda) sail.

Take Bonine or some other seasickness protection even if you have...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-27-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Alex W
Re: First Trip!

DeepZoom ( (specifically NOAA Charts with animated tides and currents. ( is about the easiest way to visualize tides. Pick your day...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 15,476
Posted By Norskgutten
Re: Sailing to Cuba

I am a Canadian and I would love to do Cuba, My kids are wanting to go there as well, it is their first choice for travel. I think the people of Cuba are great, I have contacted many them often, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-04-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,952
Posted By chip
Re: Catalina 22 good starter or waste of money

I love my Catalina 22. It's a surprisingly tough little boat, although I think 4' waves would get old real quick and I wouldn't personally try sleeping 5 on mine (unless you're all under 3' tall). I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,352
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Yup, you've sure got that right...

Safety inspection a "joke"? Dave Cort of the Race Committee "hanging up on him" on the satphone, after his request to notify the CG?

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,352
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Sorry for the delay. Wifey had work for me to do at home :)

Here is the second part and more stuff (pics and others) will follows

Day 13, July 20
It was exhausted and very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2013
Replies: 136
Views: 10,416
Posted By blutoyz
Re: Cruising with livestock -- any anchoring issues?

Did anyone get Bessie's opinion on this?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-18-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: Shock absorbing tethers. Food for thought.

Is a fall serious enough to cause serious injuries due to non-stretch tethers unlikely? Yes, I could find find only a few examples. If the sailor is on a jackline, that provides shock absorption, so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-12-2008
Replies: 62
Views: 5,597
Posted By smackdaddy
LFS Proponents Have Lovely Outing

Something interesting I ran across...

Associated Press
September 28, 2008

A Laggardly, Fabulous Sail!

MIAMI - An aging Miami couple has just achieved a life-long dream by completing an...
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