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Search: Posts Made By: Harborless
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 03-25-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Harborless
Exclamation Free Crew if Sailing in Jacksonville

My name is Tristan Nettles. I have almost enough sea-time to receive my OUPV. I am intermediate to expert in the vast majority of sailing subjects from bare bones navigation to storm tactics. I am...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 4,729
Posted By Harborless
Re: Anchoring for long term or in unprotected waters

Lol cut this guy a break. 3 years ago my first post were about taking a sailboat through the panama canal on a cargo ship so we all start somewhere.

Its funny to read the first page however haha....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 4,413
Posted By Harborless
Re: insurance/survey

the only survey I would pay for on any boat under 50 feet is an engine survey.
the rest I can easily do myself, especially after rebuilding an entire sailboat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 2,027
Posted By Harborless
Re: English Boatyard

looks like an English junkyard to me. One that happens to be full of boats. Go figure.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 4,413
Posted By Harborless
Re: insurance/survey

I disagree with the majorityAs I said Jack, 8 of 10 will lambast you here. Yet I lived a large part of my dream and now am selling the boat to someone who may be more responsible than my irresponible...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Harborless
Re: Where to Sell Boat?

Lol- 24 gallons of diesel is a little compared to most motor yachts. My 13 gallon take can take me 450-550 miles.

I do not want to keep the boat on the hard because I want to buy a much nicer...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 4,413
Posted By Harborless
Re: insurance/survey

Well thank you for your esteem first and foremost for my literary abilities however I feel you presume much.

I bought new sails because the ones that came with the boat shredded in 25 knots in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Harborless
Re: Where to Sell Boat?

He What do you guys think about the listed price?
also, i do not like how the new sailnet server loads and keeps skipping the page up to the top as im scrolling. Very annoying!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Harborless
Re: Where to Sell Boat?

Haha thank you bit I have been a full time liveaboard 18 months.. the boats so full of stuff i have no where else to hid it except on deck! Tha nks for all the help and advice and I will be so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Harborless
Re: Where to Sell Boat?

Hey thanks a lot that IS good advice. Ill post it on additional cities in the fl and southern ga craigslist. I did try to be very comprehensive so I am glad I succeeded.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,851
Posted By Harborless
Re: 3D Printing of Sailboats

As a holder of a BS in Biology who is going for his masters in bioengineering I can tell you the future is 3D printing without a doubt.
They will print food from cartiredges with 30 year shelf life...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 126
Views: 4,413
Posted By Harborless
Re: insurance/survey

Haha sounds like we have some in common.
look -most of the newer and nicer marinas require liability but as you say that requires surveys which for old boats like ares is not worth it.
your...
Forum: Diesel 12-12-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,404
Posted By Harborless
Re: I think I screwed up...

A very well known diesel mechanic in the Abacos told me his biggest buisness is from foul fuel becsuse of condensation in the tanks which results in sludge which blocks up engines quick. He told me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Harborless
Re: Where to Sell Boat?

Thanks kriss but its time. This boats all but maxed out. After I start working with my degree within a few years I should have 20 or 30 to get a very nice 30 to 35 footer as well as having the needed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 4,173
Posted By Harborless
Re: Please help me... re: live aboard

From an often poor single-handed full-time liveaboard I can tell you that you have very little hope of your current dreams without education in technical or academic fields. Bartending will get you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Harborless
Question Where to Sell Boat?

Good Evening Sail Netters,

Over the past three years I have learned so much. A few more dozen hours and I possess the requirements needed for an OUPV- This all from the guy who didn't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 8,072
Posted By Harborless
Re: Nothing has changed in 50 years...many sailors still can't navigate...

Imagine those lucky bstards who get to live in the next age of discovery.. space! No charts just endless cosmos until its explored and colonized. Our future isincredible if we manage not to blow...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,605
Posted By Harborless
Re: Ode to a sailor...

I also thoroughly enjoyed this read. I only have one question- How did he finance this lifestyle? See- if I had the $ id already be doing this.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Harborless
Re: Educated decision.

Don't take out a loan on any boat you are not planning on living aboard as a house full-time for atleast the next five years. If this is your plan-which you stated it is not- then a loan makes sense,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,267
Posted By Harborless
Re: Question about night sailing. First Thread.

I would not unless you were OUTSIDE the islands (I.E. in the Atlantic Ocean)
For one, the depth of water inside the Bahamas is generally very shallow making anchoring a much safer solution. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 8,072
Posted By Harborless
Re: Nothing has changed in 50 years...many sailors still can't navigate...

I did not know much when I started. I had lots of near catostrophes. However, now, my most frequent problem is girlies trying to flush tampons (why don't they listen? Yes- its gross- but its grosser...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Harborless
Re: Last battle between sailing vessels

Royal navies (US, Brit, Dutch, French, and Spanish) had certain rules of engagement.

For example: if two ships are approaching the one that is seeking to make aggression can run up another nations...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Harborless
Re: Last battle between sailing vessels

Ive been reading some about single ship battles between sailing vessels and I find it very cool stuff. Apart from the engagemments themselves, the majesty as well as barbarity of the occasions add a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2013
Replies: 116
Views: 5,537
Posted By Harborless
Re: We Killed the Pacific Ocean

Its very troubling and yet nothing will be done since only developed nations care enough to attempt anything which is usually half hearted at best.
also you all missed a huge destructive factor -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,026
Posted By Harborless
Re: Circumnavigating the world with NO prior sailing experience ever before

Most important thing is the vessel aand its equiptment.
Id sail around the world on that boat, not on mine. Too small, no wind vanne, being biggest concerns.
Kudos to them. Drakke passage isnt for...
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