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Search: Posts Made By: HUGOSALT
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,194
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Production buckets and the limits

Yet another example of chain plate failure from a production bucket!

As far as securing your bovine for blue water, basic production type
Holstein just don't cut it, you need something custom for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 3,194
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Production buckets and the limits

Bought a production bucket built by pelagic,
had some good years with that bucket.
Used to peer in...
pee in...
puk in...
until chainplates rusted and was lost to neptune....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Boats on the hard and all wrapped up

say it isn't so...come sail here on Long Island sound as some "try" to
sail thru Thanksgiving into early Dec. and a few thru the winter.
...but not so much last winter.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

Have read book as well as book by 1st mate Owen Chase "The Wreck of Whaleship Essex" thinking there was another 1st hand account, written years later, by cabin boy from Essex. Loss of the Essex was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: What to do what to do :)

There are boats designed with no forward (v berth) cabin, the settee converts to large open double berth or large double berth is forward of settee. Head is mid ship.
Ericson 32 and Lancer 30 and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Sailing to NYC

Can sail lower/upper NY bay, trip up East River for sailboats is with current usually
motoring with a sail up.
If siteseeing/lunch can anchor out of channel in shallows around/close Stat. of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Looking to get into sailing on Long Island, NY

Welcome Ryan. Great crew you have there.
If northwestern Long Island option for you let me know...will put you in touch
with several racers usually looking for crew, including my next door neighbor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Ace Hardware Antifreeze deal

Thank you! Hope not to be using for a while but sadly eventually will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: want to learn on bigger sailboat

If you consider a 30 fter a "bigger" boat and are game to travel to western LI Sound
(just east of the city) let us know. Happy to take you both out. Best sailing of the
season coming up!
Hugo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Two Thoughts

The only thing that floats when I buy marine is my money as in floats away...
Happy you have a good last sail of the season to fall back on as you wait for
water to get soft again.
What no ice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Can I reef with this furler

Was concerned my old nominal Cruising Design continuous furler would slip
but never did. After holding reef thru one night with gusts in excess of 50 knots, became less concerned. I did however...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-13-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By HUGOSALT
Solar storms could degrade GPS/can view Aurora

Understand 2 solar storms have hit earth with possible distrupting/degrading
GPS thru weekend...Upside is Aurora Bor. may be visible as far south as
New Jersey in the U.S. with midnight on U.S....
Forum: Electronics 09-13-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Which shoot thru hull depth meter to buy?

A few years ago, on delivery from Ct to Maine, DF wasn't working so bought
Hummingbird DF for $100. (now about $90.)
Made a captive reservoir and epoxed in.
Might not be my 1st choice but good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-12-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By HUGOSALT
Talking Re: Birth place of the U.S. Navy

May be true, but Marblehead's had to come to Long Island and row Washington's army across East River!

So that proves Long Island birthplace of U.S. Navy! (smiley face goes here)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Birth place of the U.S. Navy

True Arnold did just that , however he was continental army at the time.
So although naval conflict was no navy.
Question has been debated much
and I guess debate will continue. Believe technical...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-11-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 3,408
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Coastal sailing without depth finder?

...Is darn good tool.
Will take the drama out of anchoring close in, easier to anchor in skinny water at crowded anchorage prime real estate all to yourself.
Also nav tool, knowing depth confirming...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-10-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 4,057
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: sailed once with my uncle

Disappointed in the negativity expressed in this thread,
would much rather we focus on trying to contribute to the ultimate
success of OP's undertaking by using our collective expertise.
It is in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Manson Supreme

Being a sailor I am the black sheep of a fishing family(both commercial and sport).
As much as I would not use slot in my manson supreme, thinking
might be a pretty good tool for fisherman moving...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-10-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Because it's funny after the fact

...and you felt dumb...
Can tell you first hand, on board us navy hospital ship Sanctuary ...with 2 admirals on board, U.S Marine Corp band playing on dock...morning leaving for states after 4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Manson Supreme

Have 15 lb. Manson Supreme, used as my day anchor on my 8,000 lb.+ 30 fter.
I have spent a few afternoons playing with basicley no scope say 1.5-1?, on rising tide,
benign conditions under 10...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-03-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 4,486
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: “What’s The WORST Storm You’ve Seen?”

Remember that day well as hit my house (800 ft. west of manhasset bay and
100 ft above sea level) pretty good.
Happy you made it back to mooring, not all on the water were that lucky
that day.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Westbrook CT to Narragansett Bay

Yes Watch Hill passage.
Congrats on your new boat!
Love my Yanmar 3gm.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-02-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Westbrook CT to Narragansett Bay

Alternate to race if strong opposing wind, is Fishers Island sound.
Also easy in/out stop if needed West harbor, Fishers Island good anchoring
but thinking no moorings.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-31-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Bristol 32 needs work or Endeavor 32 work done

Looks like previous owner(s) of E32 have taken time and dollars to maintain boat
on some major systems. One might think and could confirm with a survey that
the same attention may have been given...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Matti tuck inlet

Been going into Mattituck Inlet/Creek almost every year for 25+ years as Mom/brother live less than 2 miles from creek. I draw 4.5" and have in years past touched soft bottom at dead low tide, mostly...
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