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Search: Posts Made By: Cobra160
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-26-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 8,752
Posted By Cobra160
I finally figured it out. If you download from...

I finally figured it out. If you download from the graphic link it does not download the correct files. The extension is .000, .003 and such.

I went back (I have been doing this all day trying to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-25-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 8,752
Posted By Cobra160
Having trouble with maps

I downloaded SeaClear and MapCal. I also downloaded some maps of the Great Lakes from the noaa site. the file was a zip file that I unziped into a folder I put the file into Charts in SeaClear. One...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-23-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
What I use is an Electronic flight bag so all the...

What I use is an Electronic flight bag so all the charts can go with me.

I think this is the same as the Chart plotters you linked me to. I have all the hardware it is the same as my airplane...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-23-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
The books were very enlightening. I did find...

The books were very enlightening.

I did find out that what I am planning to do is called Cruising as defined in the book. Cruising it said is a wide term. A voyage is what is called a blue water...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-22-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
It was John Vigor and he just updated it so it...

It was John Vigor and he just updated it so it has newer boats in it. I was shocked at the size of some of the boats he mentioned.

"Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere."

I just loved...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-22-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Sounds like a plan. I know my daughter and...

Sounds like a plan. I know my daughter and grandkids will have a blast also. I think you also will be surprised on how well Cindy can sail. Which is not really the issue as far as all the hoopla is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-22-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
It's called "Friends and Family" and it's...

It's called "Friends and Family" and it's structured so family members or a group of friends can become bareboat charter certified or "competent crew" while learning to work together as a team.

I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-21-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Captain Gail, Yours was the school I was...

Captain Gail,

Yours was the school I was going to take. It got a little late this year I was hoping to get in on a class at the end of Sept. Wood cutting got in the way.

Don't get me wrong but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-21-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
All good advice. I plan on canning most of...

All good advice.

I plan on canning most of my supplies along with dried food. This way there is less waste as far as garbage. A lot less cooking, most of the time it is just heating it up. Ever...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-21-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Sean that was a great post thank you. As I...

Sean that was a great post thank you.

As I said in my first post I was not sure where this post even went. I guess I was thinking (as a novice) that Blue Water or Cruising meant away from home for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By Cobra160
Have been researching this for most of the night...

Have been researching this for most of the night and it is a Clipper Marine 26 I found a Yahoo group for them.

Now all that is left to do is get it ready for next spring.

Dan
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By Cobra160
It did I also found a site that could look up the...

It did I also found a site that could look up the HUL #

I looked at the first three wrong I think. I now think it is OLM came up as Outlaw Marine in Seaford NY. No longer in business so I cannot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By Cobra160
serial number for sailboat

I have a 26' sailboat that I am just starting to go through. I do not know the name of it but I have a serial number. Does anyone recognize this type of number. CLM007040374. could be CLMOO7040374....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-17-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Thank You and My wife thanks you.:) On a...

Thank You and My wife thanks you.:)

On a side note I did go down to OK and purchase a 172 sight-unseen and flew it home to WI. I also bought a Viking sight-unseen and flew it home to WI. I just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-17-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
So what you are telling me is not to go, if my...

So what you are telling me is not to go, if my wife cannot sail the boat alone. Fair enough. I guess I will not be able to go. What you are also saying is I should not go with my grand daughter. Fair...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-16-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Well again my plans are to sail around Great...

Well again my plans are to sail around Great Lakes to start. Maybe next FL. Trip to the Bahamas is within my reach I think. Throughout the gulf is also do-able. I have always wanted to go through the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-16-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Don't feel sorry for me, plenty of other people...

Don't feel sorry for me, plenty of other people out there to feel sorry for. I have it great, I have a wife that does not complain too much, likes to do almost everything I do. Will let me do...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-16-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Thanks CD, My comment about the boat was...

Thanks CD,

My comment about the boat was just about as you described it. A better base to start with is better than a sailing boat that will never be a solid performer even with more work.

You...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
A little more history then, When I got my...

A little more history then,

When I got my pilot license I did not ask her if she wanted to go flying I wanted to learn to fly. Our first trip was to visit her mother not far 170 miles took 3/4 hr....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
WI to FL 1100 miles give or take. 14 hrs in a...

WI to FL 1100 miles give or take. 14 hrs in a 172. 11 in the Cherokee six around 18 hrs in a 150. Days not hrs, this is not counting the stop-overs because of weather. I have done it in all three...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
As it stands right now I have a Bellanca Viking 4...

As it stands right now I have a Bellanca Viking 4 place plane. This is a fast get there type of plane retractable gear. It is worth around 40,000.00 I am going to first try and trade it to someone...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
Thank you for all the help, I do however think...

Thank you for all the help, I do however think that after 30 years of marriage I know my wife better than you do. Especially since you have never met her.

I have gone through training with her as...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
I did not say she did not want to crew, I said...

I did not say she did not want to crew, I said she would not be able to. The funny thing is she is rather athletic for a girl. We golf and play tennis, she is able to play softball and bowl. She just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
The two are closer than you think. Planning is...

The two are closer than you think. Planning is maybe the biggest part of the equation. Flying may be quick but you can still be in the air for over five hours. The Bahamas are only 50 miles away. How...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-14-2009
Replies: 62
Views: 5,101
Posted By Cobra160
My wife and I for the most part. Mostly getting...

My wife and I for the most part. Mostly getting to other places. I like to visit different cultures and do not like the commercialized version. I am more of a get back to the less traveled parts....
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