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Search: Posts Made By: manatee
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 5,284
Posted By manatee
Re: Movies with a lot sailing

"Riddle of the Sands" -- from the Erskine Childers novel -- Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Simon MacCorkindale-- not a *great* movie, but fun to see a replica of Dulcibella sailing in the location of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By manatee
Re: What is this knot?

Not a buntline -- bitter end would come out under final wrap, pointing away from shackle.
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/members/manatee-albums-images-picture11618-buntline-hitch.jpg


From ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By manatee
Re: Marlinspike?!

Marlinspike Hitch | How to tie the Marlinspike Hitch (http://www.animatedknots.com/marlinspike/index.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com)

Marlinespike hitch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By manatee
Re: Jib halyard shackle too small for jib's head

Got any 3-strand laid line? Make your own toggle-and-becket (the classic 'soft shackle'), like the topsail-halyard-toggle, from Verrill's "Knots, Splices and Rope Work"
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By manatee
Re: You are not welcome

"Much Madness is divinest Sense
To a discerning Eye --
Much Sense - the starkest Madness -
íTis the Majority
In this, as all, prevail --
Assent - and you are sane -
Demur - youíre straightway...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By manatee
Re: The impossible happened

I always have a marlingspike with me -- amazingly useful little tool.

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/members/manatee-albums-images-picture9898-ibberson-riggers-knife-marling-spike-model-0720.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 3,064
Posted By manatee
Re: The impossible happened

Buntline Hitch (http://www.animatedknots.com/buntline/)

"Uses: The Buntline Hitch (ABOK # 1847, p 310) was originally employed to secure the buntlines to the foot of the square sails. Repeated...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By manatee
Phoenician Ship Replica To Cross Atlantic

Transatlantic crossing: Did Phoenicians beat Columbus by 2000 years? - CNN.com (http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/28/world/americas/phoenician-christopher-columbus-america-sailboat/?c=&page=0)
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,323
Posted By manatee
Re: 1982 Catalina 27 - The restoration chronicles

...because the wall against which you usually pound your head was fully occupied?
...because you lost the hammer with which you usually beat delicate body bits?

Hang in there -- the payoff will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By manatee
Wreck of Columbus's Ship Found Off Haitian Coast

Found after 500 years, the wreck of Christopher Columbus's flagship the Santa Maria...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,590
Posted By manatee
Re: Fukushima

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I think about about us arguing endlessly about things like global warming and politics for years, and then about the time we decide what's what about it all, an...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-02-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By manatee
Re: Advice needed please

Welcome to the dream! You may find this an interesting site to browse -- Sailboat Reviews of Offshore Cruising Yachts : Bluewaterboats.org (http://bluewaterboats.org/)

Once you find a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 3,494
Posted By manatee
Re: Why don't boats have headlights?

See: radar. ;)

Better would be either 'starlight vision' or infrared. Away from traffic/civilization, go [starlight/ambient light/night] vision, goggles or scope. In a location where...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 3,257
Posted By manatee
Re: Theft-proofing your tender and outboard...

:) I wouldn't be too sure of that; just about a year ago: http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/97676-stolen-orange-portland-pudgy-portland-oregon.html
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 3,691
Posted By manatee
Re: Something about the fractional rig that I just don't get...

Interesting discussion about the rigs here (http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?146444-Mast-head-vs-fractional-rig).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,462
Posted By manatee
Re: Joshua Slocum

Enjoyed your blog & photos, Capt. Len.

Pete Culler built, sailed and wrote about a Spray. Here's a site with images of both the original & Cap'n Pete's Sprays.

Joshua Slocum, The Yacht Spray,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,462
Posted By manatee
Re: Joshua Slocum

" But at last the time arrived to weigh anchor and get to sea in earnest. I had resolved on a voyage around the world, and as the wind on the morning of April 24,1895, was fair, at noon I weighed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By manatee
(2) stories: 125-year old wreck in S.F. Bay// Snorkelers rescued

Sunken ship discovery in SF Bay revives memories of xenophobia - SFGate (http://m.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Sunken-ship-discovery-in-SF-Bay-revives-memories-5425465.php)

Massive sos sign saved...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By manatee
Re: Need a knot for...

There's considerable confusion over naming versions of this hitch; using Ashley reference numbers help clear the fog.



----- Grog, at Rolling Hitch | How to tie the Rolling Hitch and...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-21-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By manatee
"Small-boat sailor rescued near Port Townsend" thread...

...on a forum where the recuee posts about the experience :

Small boat rescue off Port Townsend (http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?176464-Small-boat-rescue-off-Port-Townsend#post4133853)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 129,974
Posted By manatee
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Woodburners, FYI:

KIRVES: Heikki Vipukirves (http://www.vipukirves.fi/english/description.htm)

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By manatee
Re: Hours on watch. Navy research.

HOW TO SIMULATE LIFE IN THE NAVY (http://www.uss-rangerguy.com/Simulate_life.htm)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By manatee
Re: Need a knot for...

Taut-line hitch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taut-line_hitch)

-- lets you adjust tension; if using synthetic line, add an extra turn or 2 to compensate for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By manatee
Did your booze locker just get a lot deeper?

If this is not a late April Fool's Day gag, things could get real interesting.

Powdered Alcohol | Bevlog | beer, wine, spirits trends | beverage blog...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By manatee
Re: Anchor chain rusting

Try Old-School:
In the first "Mariner's Catalog" Pete Culler wrote an article titled "Old Ways Work". His formula for what he called Deck Oil, for both metal and wood, is amazing. 8 parts boiled...
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