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Search: Posts Made By: Slayer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By Slayer
Re: Rebel Heart Lawsuit Dismissed

If the provider disabled it because the person didn't pay the bill it's the providers contractual right and they shouldn't be held liable for it. IMHO. But looking at the facts of this case IDK.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By Slayer
Re: Rebel Heart Lawsuit Dismissed

I am certain the Sat phone companies have language in their contracts limiting their liability for lack of service. To me, the losses claimed are too attenuated anyway. Should you be able to sue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Slayer
Day sailer in Key West

Can anyone direct me to a place I can rent a sailboat in Key West, preferably by the hour or half day. I have rented Hobie Cats in Key West before but am looking for something different. Maybe a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Slayer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Slayer
Re: The "Old Guy" is going to do it again.

He finished 3rd. Another inspiration!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Slayer
The "Old Guy" is going to do it again.

As I get along in years, I find this and other stories of older sailors inspirational.

Rich Wilson, the best ambassador for the Vendée Globe - Vendée Globe 2016...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,468
Posted By Slayer
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

So redemption is still a possibility. :)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By Slayer
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Because I'm a sentimental at heart. :cool:
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,479
Posted By Slayer
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Don't do it. She will come to loathe you and never want to sail with you again. It's decisions like this that keeps me in business :D
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,468
Posted By Slayer
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Banning the skipper and navigator for life is unwarranted and unnecessary. The professional sailor "market" will address this situation accordingly. The skipper will always be known as the captain...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Slayer
Resourceful sailor rescued

'I Got Really Lucky': Makeshift Radio Saved Sailor After 12 Days at Sea - NBC News (http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/i-got-really-lucky-makeshift-radio-saved-sailor-after-12-n265961)
Forum: Racing 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 147
Views: 8,011
Posted By Slayer
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

Here is a link to a good pic!



Vestas from the air | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 (http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/8098_A-picture-to-paint-a-1-000-words.html)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,390
Posted By Slayer
Re: Need advice on choosing a Boat

Get a real good one. :cool:
Forum: Racing 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By Slayer
Re: Route Du Rhum Race 2014

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston back in third in Route du Rhum, with 275 miles to go to the finish line.
Forum: Racing 11-15-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By Slayer
Re: Route Du Rhum Race 2014

75 year old Robin Knox Johnson has moved onto third place in the Rhum Class. Let's hear it for the old guy!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,653
Posted By Slayer
Re: Sailing Around the World And Getting By Without Cash

Some may call this sexiest, but I bet people (especially men) are more willing to help or trade with an attractive young lady than they would a rough and scruffy sailor. So it probably wouldn't work...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,653
Posted By Slayer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 1,917
Posted By Slayer
Re: Does sailing actually lengthen your life span?

I am with you. It seems you become more in tune with nature and thus yourself. You eat when you are hungry and sleep when you are tired, not when you are just bored. For me solo sailing is like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 6,164
Posted By Slayer
Re: Fall sailing! Brrr

We had f'n snow Saturday, which was a symbolic death knell to this years sailing season. :( Time to start counting the long, cold days.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 1,917
Posted By Slayer
Re: Does sailing actually lengthen your life span?

For me, seeing is believing. Rich Wilson was 58 when he became only the second American to complete the Vende Globe and Sir Robin Knox is currently racing singlehanded in the Route de Rhum and he is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 10,365
Posted By Slayer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-26-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Slayer
Last day of racing for the season

Boston Harbor Sailing Club Soling fleet. Great last day on the water.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-OPdRgIRCIw&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Slayer
Re: Partial eclipse photos

Nice pics!! You can see solar flares in the last one.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Slayer
Acapulco Sailboats

Anyone know anything about these boats? I was looking at a 1982 40ft Cutter. I found one thread on a cruising forum that mentioned Robert Perry wrote a review years ago, but I can't find it or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2014
Replies: 2,947
Views: 357,742
Posted By Slayer
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Check my photo albums. I got a handful there, but they are not too great. Shot with my iPad
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