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Search: Posts Made By: baileyrace
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,688
Posted By baileyrace
No, you do not motor through mud to get out of...

No, you do not motor through mud to get out of shallow areas. We rarely even put the outboard on unless the wind dies or if there is so much traffic in the channel that we feel it is rude to go...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-24-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,688
Posted By baileyrace
We race J24s with a four foot draft every...

We race J24s with a four foot draft every Wednesday from April through September, all over Clear Lake. As long as you stay off the south shore that is fine. Galveston Bay is plenty deep. I do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,538
Posted By baileyrace
A J24 sails very well single handed under main...

A J24 sails very well single handed under main only. I was out with a friend yesterday in 12-13 knots and since our regular crew was not with me, I decided to just reach around with main only. (do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,823
Posted By baileyrace
The Mushy Vermiculite Problem...

The Mushy Vermiculite Problem (http://www.j24class.org/usa/faqs/verm_repair.htm)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By baileyrace
We move J24s around all the time by rocking. It...

We move J24s around all the time by rocking. It is the keel creating lift as we take off with the sails down below. This is done when we travel and have just launched the boat. Two people can do it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-04-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 3,302
Posted By baileyrace
Endeavor Marina is very nice for go fast boats,...

Endeavor Marina is very nice for go fast boats, but pricey I am told.
http://www.endeavourmarina.net/
The Seabrook Shipyard, Clear Lake Marine Center and I believe Watergate ? have the big lifts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By baileyrace
Wink I don,t want to hear any complaints from a guy...

I don,t want to hear any complaints from a guy with a boat as nice as yours.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By baileyrace
We sailed in a regatta in Galveston Bay this...

We sailed in a regatta in Galveston Bay this weekend. It was so cold that I had to wear a jacket all day. We even needed long pants some of the time. Corpus should be warmer than Houston, however.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By baileyrace
Google Surfers beach eleuthera, bahamas. I...

Google Surfers beach eleuthera, bahamas. I remember a yacht club south of there in Governor's Harbor.

I spent a week there in 1973, but it did not have a name then. Your question got me to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-29-2008
Replies: 444
Views: 44,123
Posted By baileyrace
I am here to get my post count nearer to ten.

I am here to get my post count nearer to ten.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-25-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By baileyrace
Sailingdog --I have seen your sticky and it is...

Sailingdog
--I have seen your sticky and it is excellent and I will use it. You suggest I sail on as many boats as possible. How do you do this? I guess I can charter daysails locally, but most of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-24-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By baileyrace
Starting to look

I am just starting to look at boats. I have been crewing on a fairly serious J24 team for the last two years. My dream boat is a Viper(20' sport boat) and a racing budget to go with it, but my wife...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-12-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,007
Posted By baileyrace
I have sailed only the j24 and mostly as crew....

I have sailed only the j24 and mostly as crew. The j24 is a very uncomfortable boat, but a good racer. It sails very well to its rating, but the best point is one design racing. Simple, the boat who...
Forum: Racing 12-03-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,840
Posted By baileyrace
I looked at a couple of minis in the yard in...

I looked at a couple of minis in the yard in Kemah/League City and they looked really nice for 3 or 4 for a sail. Sam Ausmis manufacturers minis right here in the Galv. Bay area. Third Coast...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-02-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 3,418
Posted By baileyrace
Thanks Chall

Thanks Chall
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-02-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 3,418
Posted By baileyrace
Brady, Look up Emerald Coast Yachts. Click...

Brady,

Look up Emerald Coast Yachts. Click on charters and then on weekend adventure for a good article on these Pensacola cruising grounds. I have never cruised or chartered a boat, but the wife...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,979
Posted By baileyrace
We ramp launch a J24 at various regattas several...

We ramp launch a J24 at various regattas several times a year. The ramps are all long enough, so we do not have that worry. What we do, is back the trailer near the water and chock? it with a rock or...
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