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Search: Posts Made By: desert rat
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-03-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By desert rat
Re: Salty Navy Sailor, New to real Sailing.

Tech to Mech, I am no sailor, no boat either, collected info, Sailboat, sail boat listings, yachtworld, ebay sailboats, look and think. Then when you can, walk the docks and look at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 3,674
Posted By desert rat
Re: anchor tips to get it to catch?

As a technician I think that Mikes description is beautiful, I can't use words
that well.
Forum: Racing 06-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By desert rat
Re: New amewricas cup rules favour the deafender

The Americas cup rues have always favored the defender.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 06-04-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By desert rat
Re: Books on sailboat design?

Understanding Boat Design by Ted Brewer, Skene's Elements of Yacht Design By Francis S. Kinney, Ted Brewer Explains Sailboat Design, you better be able to read mathematics.
lots of boat designs,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By desert rat
Re: One Motor mount or all ?

I am the stingiest man alive but, He,doubbble,l How much more do three motor mounts cost compared to the labor?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By desert rat
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By desert rat
Re: VHF Antenna Fiberglass Splinters

Repair it the same way you would any other fiberglass on the boat. Prep, prime, and
whatever kind of pant suits you best.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By desert rat
Re: Engine trouble

At first it sounded like rocker arm prob, but if it is the trany anything other than removal is
going to be a godsend.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By desert rat
Re: samson c lord

Try forums ferrocement , It appears that a good two part barrier coat then antifouling is the way to go on the outside. keeping oil and other hydrocarbons away from the cement on the inside appears...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-02-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,749
Posted By desert rat
Re: Looking at Sailboats
sailboat listings
lovely sites to browse.
I don't own a boat, I am only learning.
welcome aboard, read learn get all your ducks in a row.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-16-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By desert rat
Re: Author in research mode needs help

Read the Annapolis book of seamanship by John Rousmaniere, and A voyage for
Madmen by Peter Nichols for language and perspective then ask some questions.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By desert rat
Re: Tough decision

I like heavier boats. Which one weighs the most?
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