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Search: Posts Made By: TheMadchef
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-07-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 10,303
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: All is Lost

I've read the book. Hollywood will rip off and rewrite aspects for dramatic effect. Anyways it would be awesome if they HAD made a movie based on callahans book and called it adrift while strictly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-04-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 10,303
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: All is Lost

When I saw the preview for this movie I immediately thought of Steve callahans book, adrift. I actually assumed that the movie was based in the book. Anybody else see the parallels between these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-02-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: window gasket really needed?

I replaced my plexi windows with lexan last year partly because the windows were starting to leak and also because the gaskets were shrinking in the sun and not sitting flush where they should be. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Lost my rudder!

So, after being stranded in another harbor, I decided to make a jury rudder and make the 20NM trip back to my marina.
I made it back safe, here are some pics and a video of my work. Took about 3...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By TheMadchef
Lost my rudder!

Hi all,

So. My summer vacation started last Friday and a fellow sailing buddy of mine and I decided to do a little sailing trip (3 days) around Georgian bay, as we often do. He was taking his...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Where the hell have I been?

What port do you hail from sir
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Repowering

Thanks, ill keep on looking and see what happens....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Repowering

Thanks for all the replies.
I am very weary if buying a used engine online form eBay, Craigslist, whatever. I just don't trust people. I want that thing compression tested and ok'd by a reputable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By TheMadchef
Repowering

Hi all...seeking advice on re powering my 1987 mirage 29. The volvo penta 2002 18hp engine I have currently is done. Due to a bad winterization it has a cracked block and a ruined transmission :( ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-21-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Avoiding The Draft

Wow, good on ya joe for actually providing some useful input to a posters question....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Video While Sailing?

Love the gopro. I posted a vid a while ago I took with it.http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=ZAZaIZZ2tcs&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DZAZaIZZ2tcs
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: I made a sailing video

song is called the rain is gone by Dub FX...
We are going on a little trip this weekend, going to do some spinnaker kiting and some other cool stuff...another video to follow
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: I made a sailing video

I sail out of meaford
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By TheMadchef
I made a sailing video

Hi all...here's a video cataloging a weekend sail here On Georgian bay, Ontario.
civic holiday sail '12 - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By TheMadchef
Re: Hand starting an atomic 4

I just recently attempted (successfully - after SEVERAL attempts) hand cranking my Volvo penta, and it was considerably more difficult than that. Diesel engines require a lot more force apparently. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2011
Replies: 111
Views: 12,904
Posted By TheMadchef
Talking I agree with this train of thought. I think it's...

I agree with this train of thought. I think it's better to have a pastime/way of life that is exclusive and populated by only those who are truly in love with the sport/lifestyle enough to do it. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By TheMadchef
living on a boat in fall

hey all.
Just wondering how many of you in northern climates still live on their boat? I'm on Georgian Bay in Ontario and plan to stay on the boat until Nov 1, at which time I'll move back to the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By TheMadchef
how do i add a picture

How do i add a pic beside my name here on sailnet?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-09-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By TheMadchef
Sailor Jerry has some pretty cool tatts. ...

Sailor Jerry has some pretty cool tatts. Especially like the sparrows and anchors. Good rum too.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2011
Replies: 56
Views: 6,500
Posted By TheMadchef
Seems to me that much of this discussion revolves...

Seems to me that much of this discussion revolves around whether or not somali pirates should be killed. In my mind, the punishment should fit the crime;
if a pirate is witnessed killing innocent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 2,563
Posted By TheMadchef
howabout something along the lines of a toilet...

howabout something along the lines of a toilet gasket...maybe a thick wax seal around the edge of the thin plywood or flexible/rigid plastic would help the patch stick to the exterior of the boat,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,494
Posted By TheMadchef
sorry to burst your bubble, but in the world of...

sorry to burst your bubble, but in the world of sailboat interiors, you are tall.
I'm 6'2" and have the same dilemma. There are lots of boats with coachroofs that allow for the vertically gifted...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,197
Posted By TheMadchef
Yacht Week

Hey all,

This is probably how every young sailor would like to spend a summer...
YouTube - The Yacht Week - Official Trailer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wC721zLZz4)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By TheMadchef
Thanks for the feedback, guys!

Thanks for the feedback, guys!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By TheMadchef
Yes, interesting interior. Ever seen a 41' with...

Yes, interesting interior. Ever seen a 41' with a workshop? I might choose to renovate into a "spare room/office" lol but still nice to have a blank space to make into something cool! What would...
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