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Forum: Apps & Authors   02-13-2014
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,196
Posted By Skip20
Re: Recommended Reading

Found a book highlighted in the pages of Points East Cruising Magazine; Bucking the Tide, Making Do and Discovering the Wild New England and Fundy Coast in a $400 Yacht, by David Buckman.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2013
Replies: 67
Views: 7,064
Posted By Skip20
Forum: Apps & Authors   07-09-2013
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,196
Posted By Skip20
Re: Recommended Reading

Many of the books listed here may be difficult to find while cruising or abiding in a rural area. On the internet, find Abe Books.com and type in the title and author of the book you desire. It will...
Forum: Beneteau   01-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Skip20
Re: anchor rode issues

I'm cruising in a Sailstar Corsair 24 (Bristol), a heavy displacement puppy. Will 1/4" all chain rode be sufficient to hold her in a blow? Anchor would be a CQR 25 or 35 lb.

Appreciate your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-29-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,193
Posted By Skip20
Re: Any sailors in new england?

Buzzards Bay and around the Sounds
Forum: Apps & Authors   12-18-2012
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,196
Posted By Skip20
Re: Recommended Reading

Yes sir, The Boy, Me and the Cat is THE book describing the ICW before it existed - heck, I run aground even with all the billboards, day-marks and what-nots. Mr. Plummer was active in human rights...
Forum: Apps & Authors   12-18-2012
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,196
Posted By Skip20
Re: Recommended Reading

Sailingdog's list is excellent, most especially for singlehanders. It could be that
"Self-Steering for Sailing Craft," by John S. Letcher, Jr. would be a valuable addition to same.

On to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-17-2012
Replies: 3,445
Views: 951,610
Posted By Skip20
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Merry Winter,
I have just found another Bristol Sailstar 24' and I'm slowly getting her into the clean, dry and seaworthy condition necessary for a cruise along the ICW. I have sailed a Com-Pac...
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