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Search: Posts Made By: ravinracin
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 7,779
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Just Go!

Minnewaska, and the rest of you "just go" advocates should not be so positive about going. An earlier post mentioned being in Grenada, surrounded by many boats. Seems to me that the more boats that...
Forum: Living Aboard 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 7,527
Posted By ravinracin
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Rapp,Life has a way of coming thru. I have been told a few times (3) now that I am disabled and my life will be totally different. If you could see me now, you would never know it. If you are...
Forum: Living Aboard 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 7,527
Posted By ravinracin
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

captain jack, through my eyes inflation is really going up, but my govmunt says it ain't so.

rapp, old age doesn't scare me. I keep getting a little lamer over time and a little slower, but I...
Forum: Living Aboard 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 119
Views: 7,527
Posted By ravinracin
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Living aboard is looking better and better all the time as a way to subsist in our US society where inflation is non excitant. I retired 3 years ago and had my expenses pretty well stationary I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 192
Views: 13,889
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

Way too technical for me. I was reading this thread with an interest in cooking on board. I use a small 1 burner butane stove. Works great for my overnights, etc. Butane cartridges cost $2.97 and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-03-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 1,800
Posted By ravinracin
Re: eliminated engine...wheres my negative? jajaja

Christian, 5 months later, hummmmm electrical up and working ?
Forum: Crown 07-27-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 9,955
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Crown 23'

Welcome! I have a boat that had a limited amount built and have found it difficult to get much info or help in working on it. I have a Del Rey 24, 1965. and really like it. Good sailing to you.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-17-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By ravinracin
Re: How do you fold the headsail underway?

So, now we have folded and stuffed. Which is it?
Forum: Alberg 06-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,728
Posted By ravinracin
Re: working on my Alberg (Sea Sprite 23)

Mad, that is quite a project! Is the damage from Hurricane Sandy?. How about some before and after pics of the interior?
Forum: Rhodes 06-01-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,866
Posted By ravinracin
Re: heres a weird one: blue water rhodes 19

I would assume the fk version and not the center board?. Why would you want to? It is a 1300 lb boat. Scary!
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 05-31-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 9,131
Posted By ravinracin
Re: The Trouble With Columbias

Thanks for the pics.you have a job ahead of you. Lets see what you can do with that boat.
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 05-30-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 9,131
Posted By ravinracin
Re: The Trouble With Columbias

RedneckNpaaradise, Yea if You are doing a restoration, please take pics and vids if you can and keep us informed as how you are doing. A lot of us are in the same boat, mine set 10 years in a field...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 05-25-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By ravinracin
Re: SV Elusive Abandoned 23/may/14

Looks like a Morgan Out Island 416 from USCG documented vessels.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-23-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 1,548
Posted By ravinracin
Forum: SailNet FAQ 05-20-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Rep Power

DR, I don't know what you mean. As in negative? I haven't seen that.
Forum: SailNet FAQ 05-20-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Rep Power

I guess no one really knows. I joined in 2010 and mine is 0. I see people joined in 2014 and they have 1. I see people joined in 2008 and have 8. If years were used, that would make it 2016.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2014
Replies: 2,670
Views: 210,697
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Sell, barter, gift, It seems to me that if you are going to the South Pacific that you should take about 100# of t-shirts. How about Mexico and the Sea of Cortez. I know a lot of you have cruised...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2014
Replies: 116
Views: 24,278
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Why paint instead of gelcoat?

North, Do you mean topsides and hull both above and below the water line?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-15-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Car Radar Detector

I still use mine and successfully on the road. I see them at the local consignment store for around 5 bucks. I don't want to put radar on my little boat, (costs too much), but if I could change the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-14-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By ravinracin
Car Radar Detector

I was just wondering if a car radar detector would alert you to a ship near by that had his radar turned on. I have used one for years while driving and they seem to work great. The best use I have...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 05-13-2014
Replies: 612
Views: 42,891
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

This thread. beating a horse to death. I don't think we are going to learn much more from this story. Let's let it go. There must be some subject more worthwhile than RH.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2014
Replies: 2,670
Views: 210,697
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Saving the world, post after post after post, and don't get in the way!
Forum: SailNet FAQ 05-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By ravinracin
Rep Power

How does one get the mods to turn on your rep power? Faq says there is a place on user cp edit options to check/able or disable your rep power but I can't find it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 14,371
Posted By ravinracin
Re: The great things about owning a sailboat that no one tells you about

I look at my boat and I see she and I are in a small way a part of people like Cook and Slocum, a sailor! It feels really good!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2014
Replies: 2,670
Views: 210,697
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

UP, A few years ago I left this country for 5 years., courtesy of the US Navy. Do you know what I missed on? A song will come on the radio and everyone will know it, but not me. Politics have never...
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