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Search: Posts Made By: northoceanbeach
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-01-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 6,472
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

I myself am in the market for a heavy duty but small, offshore capable cruiser. If I had the money certain new jeanneaus and beneteaus would maybe, maybe be considered. Your best bet, is one of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2014
Replies: 2,645
Views: 198,986
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I hingout with barefoot many nights at the end of my summer. We talked about what kind of boat I should get, but he has different views on them than I do.

What changes? Are you not out sailing? ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Just looking for thoughts and recomendations on installing my new chartplotter

Mine are on an electronics switch too. Why not get the lowrance plotter and mount it off to the side of the companionway where they normally are?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-30-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: standing rigging replacement

Ive vernon a dismasted boat. I would also hire a professional. I am on day one of my new standing rigging and it was a process. There were a number of other things I did not know needed to be done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Stern Tie line recommendations for mini-cruiser

Oh yeah you're perfect. Don't forget that none times out of ten there's not much wind so you're either lazily drifting in circles, or being pushed in a direction from the tide. But it's not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Stern Tie line recommendations for mini-cruiser

Not to get argumentative, you're advice is some of the best in gear and maintenance, but you quoted me, then said you found canada to be the opposite of what I described, then described the anchoring...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Stern Tie line recommendations for mini-cruiser

Sometimes you can wade ashore but I wouldn't count on it. Often you are stern tying because there isn't a gradual sloping beach, but a sheer cliff. I don't think it matters whether you draw six...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Stern Tie line recommendations for mini-cruiser

No! Do not anchor close to shore. I went the same places you did last year and it's very deceptive. I anchored close to what looked like a vertical cliff with 25 feet in the bow at high tide. Ten...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-02-2014
Replies: 247
Views: 14,850
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Multi-Day Offshores: The Elephant In The Salon

Definitely true. But I think that first time, to get the experience, is the hardest part. Like jumping out of an airplane. You just have to jump.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Islander 28 new sails?

Kappa sails is in Connecticut and they are made right there in ct. The prices they quoted me where the same are less as the big names. They were also very friendly and knowledgeable. They would also...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 5,029
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: spent my life savings on a boat, looking for work.

George b I think you are too discouraging. I also think you were being sarcastic saying to someone who bought a boat a week ago and is obviously new
"Hey, how are you shipping your boat to the world...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 7,025
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: What do I do if someone anchors too close?

Yeah. I think I said I woke up to see a boat anchored right next to me about four feet away and closing. I was on the deck with my arms pushing in a second and that's the only reason the damage was...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Friday Harbor to Shilshole Marina...wifi?

I haven't been down the swinomish. I know that the current gets strong in there but I've heard there is a delay in which direction the current travels so ill try to find out. I was meaning I anyways....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: Line from commercial marine stores

You have the best avatar on sailnet.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By northoceanbeach
Re: 1st sail this season.

Cool. I'd like to sail with manhattan as my background. I like good scenery and sometimes that includes a great skyline.

Really cool that you hand sewed your sail. I might do that to restore my...
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