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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2008
Replies: 55
Views: 17,019
Posted By RickBowman
This is one reason why I frequent sailnet less...

This is one reason why I frequent sailnet less and less due to discussions like this one. What a waste of time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By RickBowman
What the heck, it's a cat, the guy is well...

What the heck, it's a cat, the guy is well experienced with pitchpoleing. <br>At least this cats not supported by an axle. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2008
Replies: 198
Views: 13,479
Posted By RickBowman
Depends how hard I row. :D

Depends how hard I row. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-18-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 3,735
Posted By RickBowman
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely...

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-13-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 5,240
Posted By RickBowman
CD, BUC doesn't count it, but a boat struck...

CD,
BUC doesn't count it, but a boat struck buyer could? One can only hold ones breath and hope?
Rick
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-13-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 6,735
Posted By RickBowman
Never mind the resale value between a Compaq and...

Never mind the resale value between a Compaq and a Pacific Seacraft. When the day comes to sell that Compaq, prepare to bend over and get that satisfied look of, "I know this is gonna hurt".
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By RickBowman
Cement Vessel

Did the insurance carrier give an explanation why they discontinued coverage on your cement hull?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-09-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 5,240
Posted By RickBowman
Maybe not 10%, but according to BUC the value for...

Maybe not 10%, but according to BUC the value for a 52' LOA Tayana Center Cockpit Ketch is listed between $171,000-$188,000 which is substantially less then the asking. NADA is substantially less...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2008
Replies: 101
Views: 5,781
Posted By RickBowman
Ballast

Thanks for clearing up why tri's are hard to invert; the ballast is the trailer.

Yeah put it right where the pirate suggests which allows serving double duty; could be useful for fog on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,930
Posted By RickBowman
Assuming that one doesn't have the need or desire...

Assuming that one doesn't have the need or desire to work at gainful employment, there are excellent volunteering oppurtunities on the water. United States Sail and Power Squadrons are one of them....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 2,974
Posted By RickBowman
It isn't the length of the season, it's what one...

It isn't the length of the season, it's what one does during the season. Case in point featured below.

Sinking ship in Bodega Bay attracts attention | Early Edition Santa Rosa Press Democrat //...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2008
Replies: 145
Views: 15,363
Posted By RickBowman
In house WM has matched or almost matched every...

In house WM has matched or almost matched every big ticket item that I have needed for my current vessel. Maybe it all depends if one is a good customer, as in a frequent and reliable customer? The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2008
Replies: 145
Views: 15,363
Posted By RickBowman
Tax Consequence

I would be hesitent infering that I overlooked paying use tax in Michigan on any public forum. That could be an easy way to get ones tit in a ringer.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-25-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 7,616
Posted By RickBowman
Get that **** fixed on your credit report. Doing...

Get that **** fixed on your credit report. Doing that could help you save in different ways such as auto insurance. Freecreditreport.com can be used 1time per year at no charge. I did it, it's quite...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 7,709
Posted By RickBowman
Report this to the USCG, or if not applicable...

Report this to the USCG, or if not applicable report this hazard to the civilian authorities.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-20-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 9,726
Posted By RickBowman
Psph32

1. No.
2. Either, but over the top of the coachtop is better visability.
3. Good. Over 10 knots. Yes.
4. Good. Close hauled is as good or better as any other sailboat I have owned.
5. Good build...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-17-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,729
Posted By RickBowman
Can I take a life insurance policy out on you and...

Can I take a life insurance policy out on you and your crew?
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-17-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 9,726
Posted By RickBowman
Psph32

I was looking for some general comments on the PS 32 Pilot House. I searched the boards already but did not find anything. Are there any 32 PH owners on the board that would share their comments.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2008
Replies: 285
Views: 86,336
Posted By RickBowman
Liquid tape is very good for certain applications.

Liquid tape is very good for certain applications.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 9,489
Posted By RickBowman
What in the heck is going on with this company?...

What in the heck is going on with this company? The S-1 tillerpilot and S-1 wheelpilot are less than ONE year out on the market! Now they've got a better idea?


Sailaway, how does this not...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-14-2008
Replies: 155
Views: 66,066
Posted By RickBowman
I can skip auto pilots, especially the over...

I can skip auto pilots, especially the over priced/overhyped ray marine garbage.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 6,239
Posted By RickBowman
Your pump is self priming. What's the problem?

Your pump is self priming. What's the problem?
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-25-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2,114
Posted By RickBowman
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By RickBowman
The Compass

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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-09-2007
Replies: 5
  PS News
Views: 3,474
Posted By RickBowman
PS News

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