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Search: Posts Made By: Pirate's Booty
Forum: Living Aboard 02-14-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 16,934
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Hey, just buy the boat and do it! I was in your...

Hey, just buy the boat and do it! I was in your same situation - sick of renting and roommates, loving the ocean.
I bought my first boat 6 months ago for $30,000 and live on it alone as a lady...
Forum: Apps & Authors 02-09-2007
Replies: 521
Views: 121,605
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Just finished reading Tania Aebi's "Maiden...

Just finished reading Tania Aebi's "Maiden Voyage" - awesome book that I got from this list of recommendations. I couldn't put it down - the sea, the island, the storms - a great read and of course...
Forum: herSailNet 02-09-2007
Replies: 127
Views: 26,005
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Hello Ladies and Sailing Dog, Just wanted to...

Hello Ladies and Sailing Dog,
Just wanted to say "Hi" from CA. I have still only gone sailing once since I moved onto my houseboat, but I recently met a guy who offered to take me out on the ocean...
Forum: Living Aboard 11-01-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 5,328
Posted By Pirate's Booty
So True! I get a lots of work done on my boat by...

So True! I get a lots of work done on my boat by simply cooking a large meal and taking plates out to all my handy neighboring bachelors!
Forum: Living Aboard 10-17-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 5,721
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Yep. But, there are not that many available. ...

Yep. But, there are not that many available. Some of my neighbors pay even less as they can't raise the rent that much unless there is a change of ownership - or so the office claims. The people...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-11-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 5,721
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Smile 4th Month aboard and lovin' it!

Hi guys,

I just moved onto a 1970 Uniflite 36' Houseboat and I just love waking up on the water - my expenses went a little higher than I had expected, but hey I am in Southern California and it...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-03-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Yep - thanks eryka. Although as my engines are...

Yep - thanks eryka. Although as my engines are not working, I am more of a floaterboater at the moment. I looked for these rubber end caps for my heat exchanger and they are $50 each - I couldn't...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-02-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Thanks for the advise and yes, I did mean...

Thanks for the advise and yes, I did mean weatherstripping - you are a mindreader. As we had our first rain yesterday, I will get on this pronto.

Also, some news on the bilge. After a little more...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-29-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Window Sealant

You can get that, just find a good mate. Mine cleans regularly (and cooks like Emeril)!

Next plan for the boat - convince my lil bro to come out and look at the wiring after installing the new...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-26-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Wink Update

Well, I wrangled two fellas out to my boat on Sunday and it was fabulous - they wrestled with my sink for a good part of the day and installed a new faucet.

I LOVE MY NEW FAUCET - it is everything...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 09-21-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By Pirate's Booty
I say if the little man loves it, just take the...

I say if the little man loves it, just take the proper precautions and let him enjoy the brine !

I am sure that you can figure something out to enjoy your passion and your family at the same time....
Forum: Living Aboard 09-12-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
OK - good to know - I will try to get in there...

OK - good to know - I will try to get in there this weekend and take some photos and work on redoing some of the wiring to start.

Thanks!
Forum: Living Aboard 09-11-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Question Bilge Pump Problem

Here's the latest - life is good on the boat - I have started renovations and evicted all the fleas and some of the termites, installed new lighting, and bought rugs.

Recently, I noticed that both...
Forum: Provisioning 08-21-2006
Replies: 94
Views: 21,903
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Weevils - that is really gross! And this coming...

Weevils - that is really gross! And this coming from a gal who just got over a termite and flea infestation!
Forum: herSailNet 08-21-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 5,521
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Talking On another note...

I have a VERY pregnant girl friend who comes to my boat about once a week and absolutely loves it. And she is big as a house about now. She loves the motion of the boat, the clean salty air, and...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-21-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Thanks, man - will keep that in mind when I start...

Thanks, man - will keep that in mind when I start the crab farm!
Forum: Living Aboard 08-14-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Ok - will check it out. I saw an ad in a mag for...

Ok - will check it out. I saw an ad in a mag for a product by LonSeal - has anyone had experience with this one? Any products that you like better than others?

Especially looking for something...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-27-2006
Replies: 72
Views: 15,828
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Yeah - locals...

They will give you the best advice - not a bunch of weirdos on the internet who don't even live near you!

In my area they do a little test - if you put your hand under the water and you can see it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-27-2006
Replies: 72
Views: 15,828
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Swim it up!

Hello there - I swim once or twice a week in the Pacific and have not had any problems.

I do rinse immediately with fresh water when available - but so far have not grown a third eye.

I swim...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 3,587
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Lightbulb Don't fret, dear!

Hi Mister!

I have the same problem as you - a very old natural gas system. So far haven't had the time/resources to redo it for propane and check for leaks; it hasn't been used in over 3 years.
...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-25-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 6,135
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Lightbulb Hi Dude...

Check out the thread about a "fan" on a boat - if you let that guy use your boat for experiments - you might just have a taker.

Is it just me - or would that be a match made in heaven?

Also,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2006
Replies: 116
Views: 9,097
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Talking OK - now if I could only get my generator to work!

Thanks for the tip, Billy - will have to try that one as soon as I get my generator up and running.

The beefcake pulled up the last of the nasty old carpet and that seemed to help. For now I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2006
Replies: 181
Views: 17,813
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Perhaps...

A time travel machine would be a bit more plausible, Bob.

Were you abducted by aliens at some point?
Forum: Living Aboard 07-21-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Marine Flooring

Ok - tow assist - got it :)

Now, onto another question:

What is the deal with putting a wood floor in a boat? I have heard that you need a special product or installation or both. Otherwise...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-21-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,236
Posted By Pirate's Booty
Talking Ok.

Hi Nathan, thanks for the great advice! A neighbor of mine recommended the same thing - so I think I will go for it. Oddly enough you share the name of my oldest brother, who also likes to offer...
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