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Search: Posts Made By: rennisaint
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-27-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,800
Posted By rennisaint
So, what caused the oil leak in your hydraulic...

So, what caused the oil leak in your hydraulic steering?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By rennisaint
A friend swears by this stuff for his boat, but...

A friend swears by this stuff for his boat, but it is in Lake Michigan so not much growth or anything.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 26,286
Posted By rennisaint
tjk is right, it's cold here a lot and I forgot...

tjk is right, it's cold here a lot and I forgot some people don't like that. But, if you do, instead of sailing there is iceboating, ice climbing, downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling,...
Forum: herSailNet 04-24-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,485
Posted By rennisaint
Well, since you can't easily send prescription...

Well, since you can't easily send prescription drugs internationally (at least without way more trouble than it is worth). You are going to have to deal with this irregardless of whether you do or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 26,286
Posted By rennisaint
If you are serious about sailing, not just...

If you are serious about sailing, not just playing around in a dinghy, the only place to be is the Great Lakes. Preferably Lake Michigan (but I'm biased). Property prices in northernwestern...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By rennisaint
I was down in New Orleans recently and had this...

I was down in New Orleans recently and had this awesome duck confit pizza with eggs and wilted arugala. Sounds like you got half the ingredients already!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,656
Posted By rennisaint
The baiting idea brought up earlier is a hell of...

The baiting idea brought up earlier is a hell of an interesting one... What if you took six SEALS gave them a PT boat rigged up with fake sails etc. to look like a beautiful luxury yacht, but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By rennisaint
Can't remember the name of the, but there was a...

Can't remember the name of the, but there was a book about a guy who managed to (mostly) sink his catamaran in the middle of the Pacific. When his EPIRB went off ships were diverted immediately and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-06-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 5,204
Posted By rennisaint
billyruffn, Ya know you can just ship...

billyruffn,

Ya know you can just ship firearms and address it to the local post office in AK and call them, tell them your arrival date and they'll just hold it for you right? Like a million...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By rennisaint
As a Carny I resent the connotations of this...

As a Carny I resent the connotations of this entire thread and demand an apology!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By rennisaint
Seems like a neat technology, but check out the...

Seems like a neat technology, but check out the coverage map; if you are planning on doing any bluewater cruising you would be up the creek. I'd say it'd be great to use as a way to keep people in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By rennisaint
HAHAHAHA!!! SD, you're hilarious, "much more...

HAHAHAHA!!!

SD, you're hilarious, "much more expensive" doesn't quite cover a VOR boat. That video is like watching a F1 racer get spanked by a tricked out Honda Civic. I don't know why, but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-26-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By rennisaint
Get a roll of that shrinkwrap you use on windows...

Get a roll of that shrinkwrap you use on windows in the winter to make them better insulated. wrap your mast VERY NEATLY so that it protects two feet above and below the partners. Now hit it with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-26-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 8,282
Posted By rennisaint
Not exactly movies per se, but documentaries. ...

Not exactly movies per se, but documentaries. Home | Volvo Ocean Race TV (http://www.volvooceanrace.tv) has about 50 hours of video on the Whitbread and VOR from '73 to present. Very cool to see...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,429
Posted By rennisaint
I've lived and sailed the great lakes my whole...

I've lived and sailed the great lakes my whole life, here are my thoughts on sailing the lakes.

Yes it is easier in some ways than sailing in the ocean, there are no tides to worry about other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-07-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,855
Posted By rennisaint
Webbing jacklines run from front folding padeye...

Webbing jacklines run from front folding padeye to rear folding padeye, I keep them tight-ish so you don't trip over them, but they don't hum. Also, remember to have one long and one short lanyard.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-07-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 7,143
Posted By rennisaint
I learned on a sunfish, raced lasers, then MC's,...

I learned on a sunfish, raced lasers, then MC's, still have one, doesn't get used too much, but it's fun.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2008
Replies: 229
Views: 21,370
Posted By rennisaint
Emergency mast?

Emergency mast?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-05-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 3,962
Posted By rennisaint
I still can't believe some of you guys say, in an...

I still can't believe some of you guys say, in an emergency a checklist is useless. When I used to run simulators for the shuttle (ok it was as a counselor for space academy, but we took it very...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 03-04-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By rennisaint
Jolyana, I am not from your part of the...

Jolyana,

I am not from your part of the world, but I would suggest you go to your local yacht club and talk to sailors there. Ask if you can join a crew for races. Good Luck!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2008
Replies: 76
Views: 5,026
Posted By rennisaint
Hey Alex, speaking of neglected boats, whatever...

Hey Alex, speaking of neglected boats, whatever happened to that abandoned boat in your harbor? Is it still there? How is it doing? Still worth the plane ticket over to claim it? (After all it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 2,636
Posted By rennisaint
Water is still in a very solid condition up here...

Water is still in a very solid condition up here until sometime in mid-May....so I'll be out sailing in May, but dodging ice chunks. Most people don't come out of hiding until late May.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-26-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 21,587
Posted By rennisaint
I mostly agree with John, much to my chagrin, you...

I mostly agree with John, much to my chagrin, you really don't need smaller sails on a 32 foot boat unless you are getting serious about single-handing in bad conditions. Also, on a 32 foot boat the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 02-20-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 5,513
Posted By rennisaint
Yeah, like Giu's racing dinghy. Pathetic little...

Yeah, like Giu's racing dinghy. Pathetic little thing really, feel bad for the poor frenchman, got such a small boat....

(Note: All insults to boat size and quality, as well as national pride in...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-19-2008
Replies: 304
Views: 55,073
Posted By rennisaint
Giu, Since you are out enjoying the fine...

Giu,

Since you are out enjoying the fine weather and sailing, and keep bragging about how great it is to be out there, I thought I'd make a request. I know this is way more advanced than any of...
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