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Search: Posts Made By: Multihullgirl
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Does anyone use belt PFDs?

Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but I'm thinking that based on the below article, USCG is getting out of the approval biz:

Life Jacket Type Code Labels Go Away : BoatUS Press Room...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Spectacular Speed on this Trimaran

She is named JB because she liked to never got out of the fabricator's shop when she was being built, and I'm not sure of those details, but I do know there was some trouble when she was initially...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: How to clean porthole curtains

There are few fabrics which cannot be washed in cold water. If you are worried about durability, use the delicate cycle.

Trick is: DON'T throw them in the dryer. Washing OK, machine drying NONO :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-09-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Spectacular Speed on this Trimaran

That's Jerry Fiat's "JAIL BREAK" F-32SR trimaran, I do believe? If it's JB, she has quite a history
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,509
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Jib sheet knot catching on stays...

Single braid is a good solution. You can make a Brummel splice that has two long tails and larks-head/luggage-tag the loop into your jib clew:
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Discount Head Choices...

If you're interested, I've got two heads that I pulled out of my boat. One is a Jabsco electric, and the other a Jabsco manual (recently put in new valves etc to the manual).

Reason I've pulled...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Helping an old head

I found this book to be of assistance:

Get Rid of Boat Odors: A Boat Owner's Guide to Marine Sanitation Systems and Other Sources of Aggravation and Odor: Peggie Hall: 9781892399151: Amazon.com:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Mono hull to Cat

Capta

People who resort to ad-hominem as argument never get anywhere with me. I not only have the exact experience you assert I do not have, but it was aboard a 36' Mahé I rented from TMM, when TS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Effective remedies for the no-see-ems

I'm a bit skittish about DEET. The Wikipedia article has some interesting stuff: DEET - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Article cites a study that suggests eucalyptol*, linalool, and THUJONE! as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Effective remedies for the no-see-ems

Reviving this thread with some things I've heard about:

Listerine. Makes sense, ingredients include: active ingredients listed on Listerine bottles are essential oils which are menthol 0.042%,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 1,884
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Squirrel Karma

Is there still a bounty* on Mormons' heads?


_________
*bounty was the name of at least two boats, so this is sailing related, right?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Working Man's DIY yard in northern Chesapeake

See what Krentz marine Callao VA has to say
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Mono hull to Cat

Capta. Give it a rest. We get that you don't like multihulls. Don't get one. I crew on a well sailed Pearson 36 cutter, and I can tell you from experience that multihulls sail just as well. Without...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: DIY Boatyard/Marina on Chesapeake Recommendations?

Krentz Marine, Harryhogan Point, Mill Creek/Yeocomico, Callao, Virginia
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 1,884
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Squirrel Karma

Naw, I'd suppose you had a BB gun, not a good quality pellet gun. My RWS Diana is 1400fps, and I've killed squirrels out of pines, probably 150' away
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 2,622
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: ICW - Worth the Trip?

Do you not find that the alcohol in the Listerine dries your skin? Hell, hand-sanitizer splits my cuticles. Ah, such joy growing old is...

I rather like coconut oil with lavender essential oil...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 1,884
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Squirrel Karma

New Orleans is NOT Cajun.

And they're having a hard time getting Cajuns to eat nutria, which says a lot, because Cajuns will eat most anything, and that is fo'true. (I don't know why I said...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 2,622
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: ICW - Worth the Trip?

^this is why I never bothered to time my day according to tides. You can't win for losin'.

FWIW, I did the whole thing on the inside out of necessity. Some of those stretches that people just hate...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 1,884
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Squirrel Karma

As we speak, Handsome Husband and I are enjoying Cajun Squirrel Masala:

In your pressure-cooker, make a roux using ghee and flour. When the roux is properly browned, add chopped onion, garam...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 2,622
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: ICW - Worth the Trip?

As far as I'm concerned:

I'm glad I made the trip down, but I'd not want to do it over and over again.

It would be a good trip to do if not in a hurry. If you're short on time, it's not...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 01-31-2015
Replies: 81
Views: 9,200
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Gunboat 55 Dismasted, Abandoned off Hatteras...

Appropriate for the SA thread, and for this one:
" pretty pathetic display of a bunch of computer jockeys criticizing people who are actually doing something pretty cool - in the real world."...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 3,345
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Mistake #4: *Getting the Wrong Catamaran for Your Voyaging Agenda.

Maybe you'd be better served to get the experience, and then it is not only possible, but likely, that you will contemplate boats other than Leopard and Gemini...

BTW: what are mistakes 1-3?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 3,482
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: How did you get your spouse to embrace the cruising life?

I believe that DLFerron (Donna) has been the only female to answer thus far. I'm another female who'll suggest that you should really be having this conversation with your wife.

Just tell her that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Sacrificing virgins to pagan gods (sailing related)

Is that another euphemism for 'sacrificing virgins?'
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-29-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Scum and Stain Removal from Hull

MSDS for LA awesome etc
http://apps.wku.edu/sds/uploads/docs/8095.pdf

Oxalic acid is the go-to for hull bleaching. Oxalic is also good for sails, as oxalic is one of the chemicals that...
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