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Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-15-2008
Replies: 5
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Posted By byrondv
Congrats! Do we get to see pictures of the boat?...

Congrats! Do we get to see pictures of the boat? :D
Forum: Living Aboard   04-11-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By byrondv
lol - good point. Guess I was reading it wrong :p

lol - good point. Guess I was reading it wrong :p
Forum: Living Aboard   04-11-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By byrondv
Anyone else think the term "excessive external...

Anyone else think the term "excessive external forces" is just a tad bit ambiguous?

Seems like it would be talking about an inflection point on a force to speed graph - but just before that we...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-08-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 5,434
Posted By byrondv
Jody - you lucky dog. She looks like a beautiful...

Jody - you lucky dog. She looks like a beautiful boat. Congrats!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-08-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,464
Posted By byrondv
Hobies aren't exactly the best boats to learn on,...

Hobies aren't exactly the best boats to learn on, if that is the goal for your girlfriend. They are horrible tackers (we almost always jybe our Hobie 16, is much faster). Trimming them is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-25-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,814
Posted By byrondv
Ha! I coudn't afford the swan even if I _sold_...

Ha! I coudn't afford the swan even if I _sold_ the woman. Muchless ditched her.



Nice to know another poor soul is sharing the extended winter here ;)



That is good advice - and I am...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   03-24-2008
Replies: 200
Views: 24,390
Posted By byrondv
I can't vote... my boat isn't _under_ 25 feet and...

I can't vote... my boat isn't _under_ 25 feet and it isn't 26-35 feet...

he he he ;)

Edit: Has be updated - time to go vote :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By byrondv
From most of the people I have talked to, and...

From most of the people I have talked to, and from my own experience it seem that 2 years is no issue. After that I have started to notice a few spots that need re-application.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,617
Posted By byrondv
Stillraining - he can probably still grind away...

Stillraining - he can probably still grind away at that winch better than Alex no matter what he is using ;)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-24-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,814
Posted By byrondv
I don't know if I could convince myself to go...

I don't know if I could convince myself to go with a center cockpit. For the price I am now regulated to... I just don't like the lines of what is available. Though you are dead right that it would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-24-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,814
Posted By byrondv
Costal Cruising around 50k

I have posted here a few times looking for various types of boats... and never quite bit the bullet. Currently I have a great condition '78 Hunter 25' and a Hobie 16 in Muskegon, Michigan....
Forum: Chartering   03-24-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Posted By byrondv
Hadn't planned to respond since I only sail - and...

Hadn't planned to respond since I only sail - and only been interested in diving... but I have to second sailingdog's idea of certification / instruction.

If I stumbled upon a sailing charter that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 29,042
Posted By byrondv
And if that wasn't enough - lets not forget the...

And if that wasn't enough - lets not forget the quality of those welds :P

I thought I was a bad welder... At least I wouldn't trust my welds for something like that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-22-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 7,699
Posted By byrondv
The two biggest boats I have single handed were a...

The two biggest boats I have single handed were a Hunter 40 Legend and a Cal 39 (bit older than the Hunter). I found by far the Hunter was easier (due to lines led aft, autopilot, self tailing...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-16-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 2,052
Posted By byrondv
I won't take any shots - I know exactly how you...

I won't take any shots - I know exactly how you are feeling. In the same process here for the same reason :P (thankfully I get to hang onto the Hobie 16...)

Hope you find someone out there to sail...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-15-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 6,790
Posted By byrondv
That is an interesting way to look at it, but...

That is an interesting way to look at it, but really it assumes a broker is necessary for the boat - and that would be more up to the cat owner.

I _personally_ wouldn't be nearly so concerned...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-15-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 6,790
Posted By byrondv
:eek: 16%??? What kind of realtors are you...

:eek: 16%??? What kind of realtors are you talking to???

You could always try to sell it yourself. Of course then you are stuck dealing with the buyers realtor anyway. Actually - even if you went...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-14-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 6,790
Posted By byrondv
I would have to think you would have better luck...

I would have to think you would have better luck selling the house, and buying a catamaran. The number of catamaran owners willing to trade for a house in a specific location has got to be pretty low...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-01-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By byrondv
But you quoted it! That is just cruel ;)

But you quoted it! That is just cruel ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 3,455
Posted By byrondv
I hire out everything I can justify based on the...

I hire out everything I can justify based on the price I purchased my boat for... (All depends what I can justify and what I purchased the boat for eh? ;) )

I do, however, glare while grunting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By byrondv
No reason it shouldn't work. Used the 10hp from...

No reason it shouldn't work. Used the 10hp from my sailboat to play around on a very cheap old Achilles inflatable this past summer.

You should be aware that with the longer shaft there is more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2008
Replies: 26
  Poll: Childrens Forum
Views: 1,555
Posted By byrondv
Something to remember is that sailnet would need...

Something to remember is that sailnet would need to make sure they are in compliance with COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act).

Just to throw yet another issue on the pile :P
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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-17-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By byrondv
You can also get a seasonal mooring at Hartshorn...

You can also get a seasonal mooring at Hartshorn Municipal Marina. Further down the lake from the channel, but very nice facilities. Key card access to the mooring tender launch, nice bathrooms,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,707
Posted By byrondv
I have to say - why did you give them your cell...

I have to say - why did you give them your cell number? When signing up for _anything_ online - only give them information you want them to have. They have no need for your number, and thus shouldn't...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-09-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 3,172
Posted By byrondv
I could see him meaning "Hurry up, I said cleat...

I could see him meaning "Hurry up, I said cleat the line!". More in reference to that he already asked for it to be done, and was asking again a bit more strongly.
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