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Search: Posts Made By: Melrna
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,202
Posted By Melrna
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 6,641
Posted By Melrna
Re: 2014 Catalina 445 vs 1998 Oyster 45

After 4 pages I guess I should chime in here a little. First it took me 5 years to decide on my cruising boat within my budget. I had a long list of must haves on the boat. In the end, when I was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-14-2014
Replies: 129
Views: 6,641
Posted By Melrna
Re: 2014 Catalina 445 vs 1998 Oyster 45

I own a 2014 Catalina 445. If you have any questions email me.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Melrna
Re: Catalina sale fell through found Tanzer

My first boat, learned to sail on it, raced it for 3 years and won most races. Great boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 9,332
Posted By Melrna
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

Here is an excellent article written a few years ago that recaps all that is said here.
This site also has some excellent cruising guides for free that are cruising the Caribbean.
Free Cruising...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 9,332
Posted By Melrna
re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

In my opinion there is a big difference between crime on the street vs on a cruiser. The biggest are most crimes against cruisers on their yachts, are calculated, deliberate and a first degree...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-21-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By Melrna
Re: It's Official

This is an exciting time for you both. Enjoy each day and the opportunities each day presents to live learn and love. See you out there next fall.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,517
Posted By Melrna
Fishing

Or just take/hire me, give me the rod and I say here fishy fishy! Whala I catch a fish. Just ask Gary how effective this works!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2014
Replies: 108
Views: 8,899
Posted By Melrna
Re: Price of boats... Wow!!!

I got the same email. I know the outfit that sent it. I can speak for the Catalina side and those prices are fully loaded boats.
Forum: herSailNet 01-15-2014
Replies: 129
Views: 10,205
Posted By Melrna
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

Welcome Robbyn. Glad you are here
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2014
Replies: 108
Views: 8,899
Posted By Melrna
Re: Price of boats... Wow!!!

Those are just the base price of the boat with NO options, dealer prep, sales tax, safety equip, etc.
I bought my 445 new. One thing that everyone forgets is the value one gets in any ownership of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 7,537
Posted By Melrna
Re: Our New Boat

I started a new one. Work in progress until after the holidays
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Melrna
Re: God Rest Ye Gentle Mariner

Maybe Traveleasy can set this to music and be Sailnet theme song!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 7,537
Posted By Melrna
Re: Our New Boat

Like wise. Love meeting up with Sailneters. Wish we could have travel south together.


I am glad to hear the other stories out there. We can all learn from each other's experience. This is were I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 7,537
Posted By Melrna
Re: Our New Boat

I would have preferred the Genoa over the main in this situation. Going DDW would require for the most part a poled out Genoa and I don't have the pole set up just yet. The dealer is taking his sweet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 7,537
Posted By Melrna
Re: Our New Boat

Welshwind - She likes to sail around 10-15 degrees heel. She is the happiest at this heel angle.
We did some heavy weather sailing over Thanksgiving, for those that didn't see the Youtube video...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2013
Replies: 2,825
Views: 303,867
Posted By Melrna
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Not only will we be BFS but doing it in style!
Thanks
Forum: Diesel 12-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Melrna
Re: Clogged Yanmar mixing elbow?

I had it in my old boat. Yanmar recommends changing it out every 250 hours or get it cleaned at a radiator shop. The mixing elbow in this model is very prone to carbon blockage. Also the water inlet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2013
Replies: 2,825
Views: 303,867
Posted By Melrna
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

One day you too can join the dark side my jet eye warrior.
The MoonDance Battleship was heading south for a few days on the final shakedown cruise. We hoped to make St Augustine but the weather...
Forum: Announcements, Suggestions Box and Site Issues 12-04-2013
Replies: 169
Views: 5,467
Posted By Melrna
Re: Sailnet has new owners

Yes horrible. We should be able to upload directly from our computers vs other web sites. Also the pictures size needs to be greater. It is not user friendly at all.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2013
Replies: 2,825
Views: 303,867
Posted By Melrna
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

I hope this makes Smacks BFS criteria
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SI1EIRKHT1M&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Announcements, Suggestions Box and Site Issues 12-04-2013
Replies: 169
Views: 5,467
Posted By Melrna
Re: Sailnet has new owners

Welcome Phil.
I have been here a few years and contribute when I can. I think this is a premier sailing site where everyone can contribute and learn. The posting needs a few tweaks especially in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-14-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Melrna
Re: What about Barefoot Yachts Management

We chartered a catamaran in the BVI. One can see my post here on SN in the chartered forum. Also my reply on this outfit. I have more knowledge than most on the two guys that started this company in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2013
Replies: 820
Views: 40,007
Posted By Melrna
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

I am just catching up on this thread so bare with me. I have been here in Georgia shaking-down my new boat. I am not sure what was reported here on the real weather that was out there has beed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,071
Posted By Melrna
Re: VHF AIS radios

We just installed the Simrad RS-35 with wireless remote. It was a PIA because the tech manual was wrong that came with it. Once we figured out how to wire it up it works great with my Raymarine gear....
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