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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By Raggbagger
Well , before you go dissmanteling anything I...

Well , before you go dissmanteling anything I would plan on replacement parts for the rudder system . What comes to mind is bushings and or bearings
and whatever else they tell you your going to...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-17-2008
Replies: 98
Views: 10,265
Posted By Raggbagger
So youve done it ! Everything that has been...

So youve done it !

Everything that has been posted is valid and should be heeded , that said , I think your trip up the ditch is going to be an eye opener for you . Its long and boring in a wee...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 7,520
Posted By Raggbagger
US27 great post on painting . thats the ticket ,...

US27 great post on painting . thats the ticket , its all in the preparation . If people pay attention to your instructions then we will see a great improvement in DIY boat painting

All the best...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Raggbagger
On your death bed the last thing that will come...

On your death bed the last thing that will come out of your mouth will be this
" I sure am glad I was sensible enough to talk myself out of all my would be adventures , so glad I played it safe "
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Raggbagger
80 plus Oyster , paid as crew on a delivery ,...

80 plus Oyster , paid as crew on a delivery , Captain has allready approved your abilities . Trip to Europe from St Marten . Emmmm what was the question again ? Chit or get off da pot
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 2,768
Posted By Raggbagger
It may also be usefull for a lot of the questions...

It may also be usefull for a lot of the questions asked ,to know just how much salt you got crusted on your whiskers . Most people looking for sage advice from the "elders" will say so , but some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By Raggbagger
Does either come in hardback for swatting dead...

Does either come in hardback for swatting dead the little bastard seamonkies?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-22-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 4,473
Posted By Raggbagger
2 years ! Captain Ron and the Hardey Family had...

2 years ! Captain Ron and the Hardey Family had their Formosa in Bristol Fashon before the movie was half over, whats the hold up ?

Seriously tho , congratulations on your new yacht , there is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-15-2007
Replies: 139
Views: 13,051
Posted By Raggbagger
Howdy Wombat , ...

Howdy Wombat ,
forgive me for not reading the entire thread , but , em .
What dont you like about the Amel on that site . Yes the Warrick looks stout and comfy but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 5,866
Posted By Raggbagger
Yup I hear ya . Once upon a time I used to have a...

Yup I hear ya . Once upon a time I used to have a bucket full of pals that would hang out and get crazy on the weekends. Then I moved away from land and onto my boat. My social life took a turn for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2007
Replies: 25
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Views: 2,129
Posted By Raggbagger
Welcome aboard MB , Hope you find that cat...

Welcome aboard MB ,
Hope you find that cat your looking for. Although me and the Admiral are set in our monohull ways , we love the feel of a boat on her lines . Knowing how we sail we actually...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-30-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 6,579
Posted By Raggbagger
Mathew 13:2.....he went into a ship , and sat...

Mathew 13:2.....he went into a ship , and sat ....
Mark 5: 36 ...as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships. 37 And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 7,978
Posted By Raggbagger
Good job Giu , thanks , I dont think it has ever...

Good job Giu , thanks , I dont think it has ever been explained to me quite that simply before . What do you have on heave-to . I know what it is but I recall its been discussed here on sailnet at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Raggbagger
I would like to be the first to say welcome to...

I would like to be the first to say welcome to sailnet . Theres a lot of old salts here to give you plenty of advice . Your first question was "is it feasable ? " . You betcha its plenty feasable ....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By Raggbagger
Good point Xort , that being said , seems to me...

Good point Xort , that being said , seems to me that VT and northern NY are bloody expensive places to buy boats . Whats more is the waiting list to get into a marina , at least thats the case here...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,510
Posted By Raggbagger
Whenever this question comes up , survey or not...

Whenever this question comes up , survey or not survey ,how on earth could any of us answer with anything other than survey and feel like we gave good advice . If your getting a rediculously low...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 6,073
Posted By Raggbagger
I see . So if your planning to solo sail ,...

I see .

So if your planning to solo sail , against currents , against wind , against time constraints and explore shallow water a schooner is just as good as any other boat ?


righteeeooooo
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 6,073
Posted By Raggbagger
Me I love em , Im a sucker for the classic look...

Me I love em , Im a sucker for the classic look of the schooner and Ive crewed on a couple of them . Got married on one . They are a lot of work but a lot of fun and they seem to attract and bring...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2007
Replies: 279
Views: 87,859
Posted By Raggbagger
Lake Champlain Vermont side and Rousses point NY...

Lake Champlain Vermont side and Rousses point NY just because I enjoy the drive over the bridge
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,208
Posted By Raggbagger
Hey Martinus a fellow Lake Champlainer here Im on...

Hey Martinus a fellow Lake Champlainer here Im on the Vermont side . So are you planning to unstep your mast and motor down the Champlain Cannal or have the boat trucked down or have you even...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-18-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 3,666
Posted By Raggbagger
Try looking at how to store fruit and veggies ,...

Try looking at how to store fruit and veggies , dry em , jar em and such
we allways had a tripple tier fruit basket hanging in our galley . You may want to look at macrobiotic diets and high energy...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-18-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 7,786
Posted By Raggbagger
Same guy ,wrong thread ,oh well , better just...

Same guy ,wrong thread ,oh well , better just grab my crocs and hit the bricks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,184
Posted By Raggbagger
Welcome to sailnet , thanks for the footage . You...

Welcome to sailnet , thanks for the footage . You are now inspiring lots of folk to just get out there and do it , good for you . Make more video I love to see this kind of stuff.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-18-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 7,786
Posted By Raggbagger
Just because I cant seem to let this go , a quick...

Just because I cant seem to let this go , a quick question for the OP . Is Ron and George short for Rhonda and Georgina , you know the female only crew you specified in the begining ?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-18-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 7,786
Posted By Raggbagger
Please let this thread continue. I dont think...

Please let this thread continue. I dont think Shakespeare could write this kind of tradgic comedy. I dont comprehend the level of foolish pride this guy has , and I am fascinated. Its like watching a...
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