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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-06-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By thomasstone
Where to get a prop shaft and strut??

John, if you live near the water I would imagine you would have a prop shop nearby where you can take the old one and have a new one made. I had a new one made a couple of years ago out of stainless...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By thomasstone
Lines aft - what''''s best?

Jeffh,That sounds like the arguments against roller furling when it first started coming out. - I too have many stories of cutting jamed lines ,etc. I am just saying that so far single line reefing...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-26-2003
Replies: 69
Views: 13,180
Posted By thomasstone
cape hatteras in february what gear should I bring?

June is usually the best month, but as you can see storms can happen year round.
M , I would be willing to bet the mast is over 65'' feet high. I guess the guy should just leave his boat in Florida...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By thomasstone
Lines aft - what''''s best?

And I strongly disagree with you that single line reefing is not the best. Jim I strongly agree with you on this one. After spending two weeks aboard a boat with single line reefing usually reefing...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   12-23-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By thomasstone
Charleston- St. Thomas Jan8,2004

Email the details. Just got back from St. Thomas could go again. Live in Wilmington. 33years old offshore experienced. thomasrstone@hotmail.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-22-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By thomasstone
Communication

While I think sat phones are the way of the future I dont think they are quite their yet. Recently we could not get the thing to get any signal , but the year before it worked when we needed it most....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-21-2003
Replies: 69
Views: 13,180
Posted By thomasstone
cape hatteras in february what gear should I bring?

I meant plenty of places to duck into, Wrightsville Beach or Beaufort before you go around if you have an un favorable weather forecast.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-21-2003
Replies: 38
Views: 15,741
Posted By thomasstone
Taipan 28 - How well offshore?

It doesnt appear any one hear has any offshore experience on this boat, so why dont you take it off shore and see for your self. -thomas
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-21-2003
Replies: 69
Views: 13,180
Posted By thomasstone
cape hatteras in february what gear should I bring?

While the frequency for storms is highest from late fall to early spring, there are also plenty of days when its not storming. For instance today the winds are less than 10 knots. If your friend is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By thomasstone
Cutlass bearing

See if you have a local prop shop around and have them press a new bearing in for you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-17-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By thomasstone
Sam, Your in the path

Thanks Duane, I was wondering why everyone was boarding up there windows here in Wrightsville Beach. I was in the grocery last night and l thought every ones power and water got cut off at the same...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By thomasstone
Sam, Your in the path

What is an Isabel?-thomas
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-07-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,613
Posted By thomasstone
Oct 9-13 Annapolis Boat Show to Norfolk

Hmmm...... sounds interesting. I too will be in Annapolis for the boat show. 33 years old experienced offshore. Email the details. thomasrstone@hotmail.com
Forum: Living Aboard   08-13-2003
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By thomasstone
NC Locations

JWbernal, I like your style, but your prices for Wrightsville Beach are way off. I am from DC and have lived here(Wilmington) for about seven years. While the tractor types can be annoying so can...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-13-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By thomasstone
Myrtle Beach to Cape May

Why not ride the stream and go around Hatteras. I would hate to think of buying a boat and it wasnt capable of a 500mile passage. Your right if the weather is sketchy you can come into Beaufort. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,847
Posted By thomasstone
Atomic 4 fuel economy

Bob, that does not sound right. You can type atomic four into google and there are plenty of forums or contact Moyer Marine.-thomas
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By thomasstone
Shaft Pump?

My engine is raw water cooled and I added another valve on top of my sea-**** that I could use in an emergency. I can also rinse with fresh water every now and then.(poor mans fresh water cooling).It...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-21-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By thomasstone
Brunswick to Beaufort crew needed

Paul, I know I talked to you before ,but cant remember what kind of boat you have?-thomas thomasrstone@hotmail.com
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,442
Posted By thomasstone
Dingy on davits at sea

I dont think it is a good idea. All it would take is one good following sea to fill it up and ripp it right off. The bow or coach roof would be a better place for ocean sailing. My boat came with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,996
Posted By thomasstone
gaff rigged? Full Battened Marconi?

http://www.greatsoftware.net/voyage/voyage1.html James, just sailed a Gaff rigged boat from Daytona to NYC. While I think nothing looks better, Im glad my own boat is not. We had a crew of three so...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-17-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By thomasstone
ADVICE TO PROSPECTIVE CREW

Sometimes it can be boring around here. Good response Sailinga dozn.Keep up the good work. This is a great place to hook up with other sailors. This is a trip I just finished last week.(I met...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-12-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By thomasstone
ADVICE TO PROSPECTIVE CREW

If you dont have alot of time you probally shouldnt be on a sailboat. It would be nice to find crew out of your own port, but in my case crewing and getting crew we have always used a plane and...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-05-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By thomasstone
Crew wanted for Florida to NYC

I might be available. 33 year old male experienced offshore. I will email you also.-thomasrstone@hotmail.com
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-12-2003
Replies: 14
Views: 2,636
Posted By thomasstone
Crew - Offshore Voyage

Will, one thing Manchester or United?Would be interested in the Atlantic crossing. What is your e-mail? thomasrstone@hotmail.com
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-10-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By thomasstone
Preparing to go...

Emily, not a popular question to be asking around here. Some will tell you first to start out on a sunfish then maybe move up to a fourteen foot daysailor, then maybe after reading thousands of books...
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