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Forum: Racing   1 Day Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By Slayer
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Looking forward to more details and pics if any!!!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,230
Posted By Slayer
Re: Drinking while Anchored

Actually you can boat or drive after drinking in the states. It only becomes a crime if you have consumed enough so that your ability to operate is impaired or your bac is above the legal limit.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   1 Week Ago
Replies: 164
Views: 7,639
Posted By Slayer
Re: Rights during USCG Inspection.

(a) The Coast Guard may make inquiries, examinations, inspections, searches, seizures, and arrests upon the high seas and waters over which the United States has jurisdiction, for the prevention,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Slayer
Re: Where to go for seamanship knowledge?

I was in the same position as you fifteen or so years ago. I was doing small lake sailing on a Chrysler Pirateer and wanted to move up to bigger boats on the ocean. So I took the ASA classes. I...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Slayer
Forum: Chartering   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 7,877
Posted By Slayer
Re: Barefoot Yacht Charters St. Vincent: Never Again

Let me see.....do I believe Talkswitch who just joined (but claims to have been visiting the site for a long time) and has only one post. Or do I believe Jimrafford who has been a member since 2011...
Forum: Racing   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Slayer
Re: First race in 20yrs

Good call on not going with the spinnaker. Thirty minutes of training is not enough for those winds. IMO
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By Slayer
Re: What would u do? (bareboat dilemma #2)

I would have done what the first three responses suggested.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By Slayer
Re: Respect the prop

This happened several weeks ago in my neck of the woods. The Operator, an OUI defense lawyer, was charged with OUI. The whole debacle was an accident waiting to happen:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Slayer
Re: New docking manuver

Undoubtedly Captain Ron pulled off the BEST docking maneuver!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Slayer
Re: New docking manuver

Haha....that was great!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Slayer
Re: Bermuda 1-2 race

That is awesome. Looks like it was a rough time for a while:

Bermuda One-Two (http://bermuda1-2.org/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-25-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Slayer
Tartan 34C

I might go for it. Thoughts or suggestions?

Tartan 34C - Nice Boat - 2 previous owners (http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/boa/5041300914.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Slayer
Re: 218 yr old USS Constitution is getting a refit

Here is more info and pics: Photos: USS Constitution Makes Late Night Move To Dry Dock | WBUR (http://www.wbur.org/2015/05/19/photos-uss-constitution-makes-late-night-move-to-dry-dock)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Slayer
Re: Another crew position.

Just set up a photo bucket account. Here is a pic of the boat, a shot across Crown Bay Marina into St. Thomas, and a freighter near us loaded with boats/yachts. Guess that's one way to do it. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Slayer
Re: Another crew position.

I am going to get spoiled. The boat I am on, formerly known as American Beauty, renamed Athena, has a washer/dryer, AC, TV, and a bidet in each of the two heads. I had to look up how to spell bidet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Slayer
Re: Another crew position.

Will do. Thanks!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Slayer
Another crew position.

I signed on as crew for a sail from St. Thomas to Portsmouth NH, with a brief stop in Bermuda. Our planned departure is on April 28 from Crown Bay marina. We then stop in Bermuda for a couple of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,251
Posted By Slayer
Missing Sailor Rescued

Foolish to head out; lucky to survive? I think it was more than luck.

Sailor missing since January found off Cape Hatteras | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By Slayer
Re: Are NADA Values accurate ?

If the value in NADAis lower than the asking value you could always use the NADA price to negotiate a lower purchase price.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,564
Posted By Slayer
Re: Sailboat hits Power Line in Cocoa, Florida!

I was giving the captain credit for dropping the anchor after the accident to protect other boaters and docks from a floating fire bomb. I didn't consider the other theories.
Forum: Racing   03-19-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,063
Posted By Slayer
Re: behavior on other's boats

Give him two beers to keep his hands busy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,126
Posted By Slayer
Re: Living aboard in the Florida Keys...

Is the Tarpon Creek bar behind the Holiday Inn? I've been there I think. I was visiting a friend who stays on a mooring in the city marina. Have you ever crossed paths with Steve Lalonde on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-11-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By Slayer
Re: Cruising Maine JUL2015

I like Boothbay harbor. Touristy little town, but still nice. I like it for the restaurants and pubs. My GF likes the shops. The harbor is beautiful and protected with many moorings, but more...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-07-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 5,064
Posted By Slayer
Re: Crew Needed: Chsapeake Bay to Panama

I am very impressed with the helpful and reserved responses. I thought this thread was going to turn into the first massacre of 2015. And please don't use this (my) post to pivot the topic in the...
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