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Search: Posts Made By: fjon
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By fjon
The title transfer, bill of sale, and USCG...

The title transfer, bill of sale, and USCG documentation, including any name change was handled in my recent purchase in Mexico by the escrow company in Washington state. You can change the name...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-27-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,945
Posted By fjon
What about worldwide chart coverage? Do the...

What about worldwide chart coverage? Do the handhelds have them? How much do they run?
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 07-26-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By fjon
Thanks for the steer. Adblock plus makes sailnet...

Thanks for the steer. Adblock plus makes sailnet usable again.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 07-26-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By fjon
Yes, same, same here. It's taking 30 seconds to...

Yes, same, same here. It's taking 30 seconds to load. 'S'not good, admin!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
I believe no institutional source anymore. But...

I believe no institutional source anymore. But after decades of watching politics and markets, I tend to give whistleblowers the benefit of the doubt 'cause they are most often proven right. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
I have a bad feeling Matt Simmons is correct

I do not believe BP. I believe Simmons. It's too bad the bloomberg reporters were too facile to understand what he was saying and ask intelligent questions.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
If this is valid, you can fughedabowdit. All of...

If this is valid, you can fughedabowdit. All of it. We'll all need a new plan.

Doomsday: How BP Gulf disaster may have triggered a world-killing event - by Terrence Aym - Helium...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By fjon
I've read that using a snubber bridle to the...

I've read that using a snubber bridle to the midship cleat will set your bow to windward. Bridle the same size as the rode attached with a Prusik knot, or triple sliding hitch. The Prusik Knot or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 2,765
Posted By fjon
So you're an A-6 driver? I was once also, long,...

So you're an A-6 driver? I was once also, long, long ago and far far away. Marines. ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 2,765
Posted By fjon
Nice idea, CD. Mine is a detail from a painting...

Nice idea, CD. Mine is a detail from a painting "Sail" by I think, John Groves, the English painter who illustrated the Patrick Obrian Aubrey/Maturin series. Here's the whole painting.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-31-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 7,619
Posted By fjon
fwiw. It IS a buyers market. Many folks need to...

fwiw. It IS a buyers market. Many folks need to sell. I believe that will only increase in the intermediate term. If you have patience, and see a boat you like that has been on the market a long...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
The explosive seal talk seems to be generated by...

The explosive seal talk seems to be generated by this Russian video floating around the net of their sealing of a burning gas well on land. wtfk

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By fjon
Well done, Montenido! And so it begins. I am...

Well done, Montenido! And so it begins. I am beginning soon me own self. Fair winds.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
In case it hasn't already been posted, here's a...

In case it hasn't already been posted, here's a link to BP's live cam of the oil leak. Still going ...

City Brights: Yobie Benjamin : Live Feed: BP oil spill / gusher video cam |...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-21-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
Well, let's see. 60k barrels a day is 2.52...

Well, let's see. 60k barrels a day is 2.52 million gallons x 23 days is about 60 million gallons. That puts this one at #8 and rising fast, so far. I can see how industry employees can become...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By fjon
Montenido, I've chartered the Catalina 30 and 36...

Montenido, I've chartered the Catalina 30 and 36 out of Channel Islands Harbor to the Channel Islands. It's a fine cruising grounds. I would say, don't mess with the fog if you don't have radar. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 1,744
Posted By fjon
Oh man! Tornadoes are the worst destructive...

Oh man! Tornadoes are the worst destructive force on the planet in a short time frame. The Gall of those bastids trying to keep owners from salvaging their boats. Good for you and the group of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
On PBS the other night, there was a reference to...

On PBS the other night, there was a reference to a non-profit with a name (which escapes me) that sounded like a Gulf of Mexico ocean environmental group, that was in fact a front for the major Petro...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
She lives in the target zone, Buckaroo. What do...

She lives in the target zone, Buckaroo. What do you have at stake? The Bush/Cheney legacy? Corporate hegemony? A job with BP? :puke :laugher :laugher :laugher Show a glimmer of human...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 60,926
Posted By fjon
Well, BP is the environmentalist oil company (if...

Well, BP is the environmentalist oil company (if one were foolish enough to believe their false flag marketing) was the worst offender on bad maintenance in Alaska, where one of their pipelines had a...
Forum: Racing 04-06-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 27,420
Posted By fjon
WooHoo! Great video. Good driving and crew...

WooHoo! Great video. Good driving and crew attitude. These guys must have practiced together a time or two before the race. :D
Forum: Racing 04-05-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 27,420
Posted By fjon
After spending half my morning reading this and...

After spending half my morning reading this and the SA threads, just wanted to thank all the race participants, wunhunglo, Boomberries and Frozensurfer & many others, for sharing your experiences. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 4,767
Posted By fjon
Yes. . .. ... With Jessica I went...

Yes.

.

..

... With Jessica I went through something like curious, skeptical, concerned, skeptical, hopeful, impressed, and thoughtful.

The most interesting thing to me now is the arc of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By fjon
Magnificent first post. I assume you've been...

Magnificent first post. I assume you've been lurking and reading a bit. I have asked myself the same sort of question about my own old dream of cruising the world.

There seems to be no doubt...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-06-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,424
Posted By fjon
I understand your sentiment on the pirate issue....

I understand your sentiment on the pirate issue. But I think you are overlooking the next logical necessary process that comes first in the global free market capitalist system within which we...
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