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Search: Posts Made By: flyingwelshman
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 2,375
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Do you make guests wear PFDs?

I wear a PFD at all times when underway as does my wife. I take my PFD on others' boats and wear it there too.

I am an excellent swimmer and love the water. I just prefer to take a simple...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 2,325
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Dock Etiquette While Working

In my opinion the place to do the kind of work you're describing is the marina.

While I am very sensitive to other people's noises I expect to hear the sounds of sanding etc. at the dock rather...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Get your nose out of your phone!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,563
Posted By flyingwelshman
Get your nose out of your phone!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Highfield Ultralight RIBs

Going into our 4th season with our UL 260.

http://media.channelblade.com/boat_graphics/dealers/8723/digi45529563.jpg

So far: so good.

It tracks well behind as we tow it. It seemed unstable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,832
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Squirrel Karma

I love squirrel - more than rabbit. A surprisingly high yield of a grey or black. I shoot them with my Ruger 10/22.

I cook it Chasseur - with tomatoes and mushrooms: delicious!

Regarding eating...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-17-2015
Replies: 80
Views: 6,375
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Whats your best bit of kit??

A few things:

These reclining seats:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31CanNXtaqL.jpg

They're comfy; fold flat for storage & versatile.

We wore out our first couple and I just picked...
Forum: Lake Superior 01-01-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By flyingwelshman
St Mary's River

Hi all, I'm starting to plan for next-years season. We are probably heading up to Mackinac (from Penetanguishene).

I've been giving some thought to poking up into Eastern Lake Superior as we'll be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Pet bird on board

I've never had a problem 'clearing' birds while cruising.

Yeah Baby!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-25-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Merry Christmas to all

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,236
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Journey or the Destination

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,425
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Diving from Sailboat

Expansion is the key.

If you take a breath at the surface, hold it, swim down, clear your prop, then surface again there is no problem. The air in your lungs compresses at the same relative volume...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,425
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Diving from Sailboat

I was an avid diver before I took up sailing. When I bought the boat I thought I could combine the two passions. Turns out not to be the case. Although I always have a BC and tank aboard - even...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-13-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,192
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Let it be understood that I love my wife and she me.

We have been married for over 30-years and sailing for the last nine of those.

We had never sailed before and took up the hobby...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,552
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Found footage

Screw you!
I come here for fun
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,552
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Found footage

I have deleted the video from Youtube and all on-line hosts. This is a result of receiving a private message that threatened legal action unless I did so.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,357
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Best place to mount a Turkey Fryer on a boat

A few years ago there was a discussion here about the risks inherent in cooking explosive foods - or, cooking foods in an explosive manner. You may find that thread here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 17,552
Posted By flyingwelshman
Found footage

One of the common complaints about this topic over at SA is that the video is 'boring'.

I was able to piece together snippets from the original video in hopes of livening the thing up a bit.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,208
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: You know it's bad when....

The mechanic used the same technique to get my engine going.

I'm thinking I might have too many tools in my toolkit.

All you need:
...
Forum: Cruising Videos 11-02-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return

Excellent!
Thank you for posting.
Forum: Great Anchorage/Vacation Videos 10-25-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,314
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: The Cyclades Islands, Greece

Thanks for the heads-up.

The thumbnails and links were working fine on my PC I didn't check on my tablet.

Now there seem to be thumbnails and working links on Tapatalk but only hyperlinks on PC.
Forum: Great Anchorage/Vacation Videos 10-24-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Easy challenge: Post a better video than mine.

Nice one.

I posted my summer cruising vids here (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/great-anchorage-vacation-videos/167937-cyclades-islands-greece.html).
Forum: Great Anchorage/Vacation Videos 09-29-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,314
Posted By flyingwelshman
The Cyclades Islands, Greece

As part of our Anniversary celebrations, my wife & I sailed aboard a 60' sloop, Christianna Vlll and visited the Cyclades Islands in the Aegean Sea.
Here are some videos of our trip (please click on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,761
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Bermuda jumping off point

I knew you were going to say that!
Forum: Lake Huron 08-27-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Bad news for Bay Moorings boaters!

Holy crap - the whole dock are sailnetters! Now I know what Scott was talking about!

I love Hope, but when the wind is wrong mornings are pretty uncomfortable. I stopped there on my way home a...
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