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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-11-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,238
Posted By tdw
Re: USCG Boarding Procedures

Then don't.

Political posts have been deleted. Any more of that and further posts will be deleted while holidays beckon.

I know I know .... megalomaniac foreigner, jumped up convict, hater of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,684
Posted By mr_f
Re: New halyard: Sta-Set or Sta-Set X?

I used New England ropes VPC for halyards on my last boat and strongly preferred it to the Sta-Set-X I have on my current. The VPC was far less stiff and much more "winchable".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 4,700
Posted By christian.hess
Re: anchor tips to get it to catch?

Im not familiar with your cruising area(I see killarney squeezed in jajaja) but danforths non slip ring are the preferred small boat anchor almost worldwide...or the fishing anchor...which is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 4,700
Posted By christian.hess
Re: anchor tips to get it to catch?

if I may add, regarding the op avoid the extremes of going huge overweight chain...it will become a nuissance and you will do yourself a disservice...

its entirely possible to not be able to set...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By jrcanoe
Re: Trolling motor to mooring

I have a 33amp hour battery for a wheelchair (23lbs) and a 30lbs thrust trolling motor that pushes my 10ft dinghy along just fine for 2hrs.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 2,232
Posted By xort
Re: Tidal change in your area?

we have an ap on our android called Currents. Gives a lot of info on state of the current in many places. We cruise the entire east coast so we're always in someplace different. The ap makes it...
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