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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-24-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Widowmaker
Alas, no. It was a short trip, and we sailed most...

Alas, no. It was a short trip, and we sailed most of the way with a southwest breeze. Very nice night trip through the canal, and a beautiful sunset in BBAY. Highlight of the trip was definitely that...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-24-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Widowmaker
The boat has been delivered. This issue is closed.

The boat has been delivered. This issue is closed.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By Widowmaker
I've always sky'd them with a messenger when not...

I've always sky'd them with a messenger when not in use. Protects them from the UV that way too.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By Widowmaker
The current thinking is short for speed, long for...

The current thinking is short for speed, long for power. If you have a primary with multiple speeds on it a short handle is good for grinding spin and genoa sheets. Long is good on mainsheet...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-09-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By Widowmaker
I'm interested in doing that delivery with you....

I'm interested in doing that delivery with you. I'm a USCG 3rd Mate with alot of experience offshore in small boats and large ships. I just graduated from Mass Maritime Academy where I was a varsity...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-03-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By Widowmaker
USCG Licensed 3rd Mate unlimited tonnage/oceans ...

USCG Licensed 3rd Mate unlimited tonnage/oceans

Multiple canal trips on small boats/sailboats/large ships

I have alot of offshore experience and just did a delivery in that area....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 4,540
Posted By Widowmaker
A vessel is NUC who through some EXCEPTIONAL...

A vessel is NUC who through some EXCEPTIONAL circumstances is unable to maneuver as required by the rules. It says nothing about keeping a proper lookout. If there was an incident you would be found...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-16-2008
Replies: 39
  Showers
Views: 4,620
Posted By Widowmaker
Shower? Steam? Bucket of warm water, sponge and...

Shower? Steam? Bucket of warm water, sponge and dish soap gets off most of the dirt. Gotta have a seat in the head though, the seas not flat and soap is slippery. Rinse with deck hose.
Forum: Living Aboard   04-06-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 9,131
Posted By Widowmaker
I'd be careful of their backs. I have a little...

I'd be careful of their backs. I have a little dachshund who is a bit too energetic for his own good and now has back problems.
Forum: Provisioning   04-05-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,585
Posted By Widowmaker
Texas Frito Pie Layer chili sauce with meat...

Texas Frito Pie

Layer chili sauce with meat (hormel is good), fritos and cheddar or mozza cheese in a deep pan or pot. Do this two or three times, then heat! No cooking required. Antacids are.
Forum: Provisioning   04-05-2008
Replies: 11
  Fishing
Views: 3,839
Posted By Widowmaker
Min 200 lbs test mainline (parachute cord or...

Min 200 lbs test mainline (parachute cord or similar), 15-30' leader min 80lbs mono. The fish don't care and you don't want them to get away. Lures: anything green or orange, something like a little...
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