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Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-31-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By Waugh
Hey MOTrailerSailer, welcome to SailNet. I came...

Hey MOTrailerSailer, welcome to SailNet. I came and still come here for the same reason as you. My friends and I went sailing with a buddy in Chesapeake Bay one summer and were hooked. About a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,551
Posted By Waugh
This same thing actually happened to me. We...

This same thing actually happened to me. We bought 3 10 foot lengths of chain length fencing tops and a bunch of twine. Taped all of the piping together at the seams. Ran the twine through the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,650
Posted By Waugh
I found this helpful. Click the green "Begin"...

I found this helpful. Click the green "Begin" for the flash demo.

http://www.sailingusa.info/rules_of_road/rulesofroad.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Waugh
You could spray it on <object width="425"...

You could spray it on

<object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/kLSARSw2JUQ&hl=en"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By Waugh
Huh, after manually pasting them, they now show...

Huh, after manually pasting them, they now show up automatically. Weird

Thanks for the answers. I think I'll stop digging myself a hole now. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By Waugh
I think the fairleads may be slightly inboard of...

I think the fairleads may be slightly inboard of the shrouds. Can't really remember though, and it doesn't seam like it matters.

TB, your pics aren't showing up on my end so l searched for some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By Waugh
Sorry, I guess I left out that the size is 120%. ...

Sorry, I guess I left out that the size is 120%.

So, if I'm understanding correctly, if the jib extends beyond the shrouds, then I should route the sheets on the outside of the shrouds also?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,446
Posted By Waugh
Jib Sheet Routing

Apologies if this is a stupid question but I couldn't find much info through a quick search. If it is dumb, let me have it, I'm a big boy. :cool:

How are the jib sheets routed to the cockpit in...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-19-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 8,446
Posted By Waugh
I sailed my boat for the first time over this...

I sailed my boat for the first time over this past weekend. The first time the boat heeled over scared the crap out of me. We probably didn't even heel 45 degrees but it may as well have been 90. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 7,377
Posted By Waugh
Bleh, I tried :p

Bleh, I tried :p
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 7,377
Posted By Waugh
http://www.sailblogs.com/member/sandybeachdivechar...

http://www.sailblogs.com/member/sandybeachdivecharter/images/1993_beneteau_oceanis510_sailboat_scale.jpg

Looks similar to this Beneteau
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2008
Replies: 97
Views: 7,936
Posted By Waugh
I don't know you Gui, but I have greatly...

I don't know you Gui, but I have greatly appreciated your videos. They have been a great help to me.

Thanks for those & hope to see you back soon.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 2,423
Posted By Waugh
Hopefully going to sail the boat for the first...

Hopefully going to sail the boat for the first time!
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-14-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By Waugh
Given this was our first time launching our boat...

Given this was our first time launching our boat and that we could have done it completely wrong. We backed the trailer down into the water as far as we could with the truck, attached the cable to...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By Waugh
I'm not sure how other people do it, but we used...

I'm not sure how other people do it, but we used a cable attached to our trailer to launch our Cal 25 (4' draft also). We just popped the trailer off, let it all slide into the water and pulled the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Waugh
My goals are to get the boat in water and learn...

My goals are to get the boat in water and learn how to sail it.
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-03-2008
Replies: 146
Views: 20,199
Posted By Waugh
It's cool to see all the people that just bought...

It's cool to see all the people that just bought a boat and went for it. My friend and I recently bought a boat and were planning on just going for it also. Lessons around here are a bit too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Waugh
I see. Thanks for your help.

I see. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Waugh
Wow, I wasn't planning on spending that much on a...

Wow, I wasn't planning on spending that much on a solar panel. Looking back at my calculations I see where I messed up. What I thought was "time to charge in hours" should have been days. :o
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Waugh
Thanks again. As for charging, the boat is...

Thanks again.

As for charging, the boat is going to be moored. What I was originally planning was to charge the battery with a solar panel. The boat will be stationary during the week and should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Waugh
Sorry, that is 18-20Ah/day.

Sorry, that is 18-20Ah/day.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Waugh
Awesome. Thanks guys. So if I'm pulling...

Awesome. Thanks guys.

So if I'm pulling around 18-20Ah, a 100Ah battery would be sufficient for a weekend sailer?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Waugh
Battery Ratings

I apologize if my questions dip into the realm of dumb for I am very new to the sailing.

I am trying to determine what battery(s) are needed for my boat. I used West Marine's Electrical Budget...
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