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Search: Posts Made By: lamb0174
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-01-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By lamb0174
Welcome to Minnesota

blueranger,

Unfornutately, I am in the same position as you, so I do not have a boat to invite you to crew on. But, I wanted to welcome you to Minnesota. Maybe I will see you on the water this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-31-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,631
Posted By lamb0174
Well, its a comfort to know that the clothing...

Well, its a comfort to know that the clothing industry isn't just out to irritate me! :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,631
Posted By lamb0174
Foul weather gear for Tall & NOT Big

Does anyone have suggestions for sail clothing manufacturers that have foul-weather sizes suitable for someone who is tall (6'4"), but not "big"?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-17-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By lamb0174
Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but...

Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but wouldn’t the average air pressure be higher during the winter months than during the summer months (in higher latitudes) due to the density of the cold...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 3,553
Posted By lamb0174
Nmma

You could buy reports on some of this information from NMMA (National Marine Manufacturers Association) if you have $$'s. I though the following chart was interesting though. It shows the estimated...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 3,553
Posted By lamb0174
It will also take a little while for the new boat...

It will also take a little while for the new boat numbers to increase, so that means more people competing for used boats and parts, which will temporarily make the sport more expensive (increased...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2007
Replies: 194
Views: 11,273
Posted By lamb0174
Is this phenomenon also responsible for the...

Is this phenomenon also responsible for the "green flash?"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 3,553
Posted By lamb0174
What a great idea! It's a bummer that the...

What a great idea! It's a bummer that the government will still want there cut from those that receive the boat :mad:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By lamb0174
Flag etiquette

I'd have to disagree with you there. What you mention is the most traditional way of flying a flag, but there is nothing disrespectful about flying the US flag at night or in foul weather as long as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2007
Replies: 213
Views: 18,056
Posted By lamb0174
Yeah. It looks like this guy lost both masts.

Yeah. It looks like this guy lost both masts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By lamb0174
Being a parent myself, I do not see how you can...

Being a parent myself, I do not see how you can say this father was putting his son at grave risk. He followed behind his son the entire trip; his son had GPS and a satellite phone; his son was well...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By lamb0174
2 US Navy Sailors Die

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,239885,00.html
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-29-2006
Replies: 60
Views: 13,823
Posted By lamb0174
The December 2006 Cruising World has a section...

The December 2006 Cruising World has a section dedicated to this very topic. The concept of using a drogue and controlling it with starboard and port lines led through the ends of a whisker pole and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2006
Replies: 92
Views: 10,781
Posted By lamb0174
Subs

Lest we forget some great soat movies below the waves:
Hunt for Red October
U-571 (This one was amazing in the theater with full surround sound with plenty of bass. The pregnant poses before the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2006
Replies: 92
Views: 10,781
Posted By lamb0174
Captain Blood

Captain Blood is great. Pretty impressive special effects for the era as well. Sea Hawk was okay, but Blood was better.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 2,023
Posted By lamb0174
Giulietta, Sorry to hear about the broken...

Giulietta,

Sorry to hear about the broken mast. I am guessing that the manufacturer of the turn buckle left you high and dry for the replacement cost of everything else. :mad: Again, nice job...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By lamb0174
Marina costs, no relief in sight

http://www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8173384
Forum: Apps & Authors 10-09-2006
Replies: 510
Views: 115,047
Posted By lamb0174
To Rule the Waves

I just finished "To Rule the Waves" by Arthur Herman. It is a wonderful history of the British Royal Navy and how it shaped the modern world!
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-27-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By lamb0174
I would vouch for SailinJay's recommendation of...

I would vouch for SailinJay's recommendation of Steve Sleight's book. This is the first book I read when I was first bit by "the bug". The book does well at balancing breadth and depth for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By lamb0174
Under used boats

>But, I think that MOST boats in the U.S. are way underused. If you live in or visit virtually any >marina you'll find amost all the boats at the dock, even on beautiful weekends. Very, very few...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2006
Replies: 121
Views: 10,453
Posted By lamb0174
And now, back to the topic at hand...

Some people may say that anyone trying to make an offshore passage in 22' boat is crazy, but then they are among good company. With the motality rates that crews experienced during the 15th-18th...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-01-2006
Replies: 80
Views: 5,089
Posted By lamb0174
Why is it that you have such a hard time...

Why is it that you have such a hard time believeing that this happens? The sky shows all kinds of colors due to the refraction of light. Why is it so hard to believe that under the right conditions...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-23-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,467
Posted By lamb0174
Light Winds

Flatten your mainsail as much as possible, because if you are trying to head up at all, there will not be enough wind speed to smoothly travel over a curved sail. Instead, the air will tumble on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-24-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By lamb0174
15ft Demon by ASC

Has anyone had experience with the 15ft Demon by Advanced Sailboat Corporation? I am currently looking for a dinghy and have come across an add for this boat. I am not looking to race and would...
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