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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 5,899
Posted By Buchido
Re: My boat was boarded (and messed with) at anchor!

I sail in the PNW and use a 5:1 scope (I have 30' of chain and 200' of rope rode) but I have cut it down to 4:1 in crowded anchorages and light weather forecasts and hope my 30' of chain is enough...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,131
Posted By Buchido
Re: Anchoring

Good advice, I know I always feel more comfortable with nothing behind me to drag onto to. But in regards to dropping directly behind another boat, even if you are a few feet to the side as soon as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By Buchido
Re: Tidal grids with fin keel boats

Thanks for your responses.

@gts1544
I have come across that document before and here is the quote that has me concerned: "However careening is rarely done these days as yacht designs increasingly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By Buchido
Tidal grids with fin keel boats

I recently saw someone at our marina with a fin keeled boat using a tidal grid (it happened to be a Catalina 27, which is the same boat that I have).

This suprised me, as I have always assumed...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   05-10-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,960
Posted By Buchido
Re: How to secure a baby

Thanks everyone for their suggestions. We have since decided to go with a chair we got that has a nice wide base with rubber non-slip feet. It will be more comfortable then his car seat, he can still...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   05-08-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,960
Posted By Buchido
How to secure a baby

Hi Everyone,

We recently welcomed our son into the World and we have done a few day sails but one of us always needed to be holding him which makes some tasks difficult and impossible in foul...
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