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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-24-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 15,362
Posted By aurorahs
I have a "modified" junk rig -- technically a...

I have a "modified" junk rig -- technically a Gallant rig aerofoil design -- but basically a junk. Pix at SV Aphrodite -- the Beginnings (http://www.svaphrodite.bostekanesthesia.com)

I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-19-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By aurorahs
Mounting 110 lb Bruce

I decided to go for the big Bruce and now am wondering how best to mount it. Even with a winch it is difficult to pull in the 60 lb CQR over a standard bow roller so we're wondering how to mount...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 3,380
Posted By aurorahs
Cruising the US Pacific Coast

Guess I picked the wrong year for the TransPac. Oh well, I have to leave from LA because my 82 year old sick mother lives there and I need to see her before I head out. Besides, the coastal cruise...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-16-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 3,380
Posted By aurorahs
Cruising the US Pacific Coast

Next May, just a year from now, I plan to sail from Port Angeles, WA to Los Angeles before heading across to Hawaii.

I plan to stop in San Francisco for a few days just for the pleasure of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-13-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By aurorahs
What are the most important considerations for a boat buyer?

Lots of good recommendations. Let me just suggest something about the buying process: buying a used boat is a lot like buying a used car -- don''t expect much knowledge or candor from the broker or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-13-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 2,301
Posted By aurorahs
Ordering from Sailnet - DON''''T

I rec''d a knife with a broken handle and SailNet replaced it and covered the shipping. Took a couple of e-mails to get it all straight, but no more than with any other vendor.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-13-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By aurorahs
Inside Passage - Tacoma to Ketchikan

Position filled.


Thanks!!!!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-07-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By aurorahs
Inside Passage - Tacoma to Ketchikan

Contact info:

aurorahs@mtaonline.net (preferred)

907-696-4887

Carl Bostek
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-07-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By aurorahs
Inside Passage - Tacoma to Ketchikan

I am looking for one or two people to accompany me from Tacoma to Ketchikan. I expect to depart Tacoma NLT 25 July and arrive Ketchikan NLT 6 August.

I do not expect to sail during darkness...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-05-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 2,152
Posted By aurorahs
Vancouver Is West Coast

I''m sailing from Tacoma to Alaska in July and am debating between following the Inside Passage or going up the west coast of Vancouver Is.

I''d like to hear from anyone who has sailed along the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-15-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By aurorahs
Parachute Sea Anchor

I''d like to hear from anyone who has made a sea anchor from a surplus parachute.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-15-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,823
Posted By aurorahs
Parachute sea anchor

I''d like to hear from anyone who has made a sea anchor using a surplus parachute.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 5,929
Posted By aurorahs
Monterey Clipper 36'''' Pilothouse

I can find nothing about this boat on the web. The builder was "Puget Sound" and the broker said "they didn''t build many."

Has anyone heard anything about this boat?

Thanks,
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-17-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,377
Posted By aurorahs
Monterey Clipper 36'''' Pilothouse

I can find nothing about this boat on the web. The builder was "Puget Sound" and the broker said "they didn''t build many."

Has anyone heard anything about this boat?

Thanks,
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-17-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,397
Posted By aurorahs
Monterey Clipper 36'''' Pilothouse

I can find nothing about this boat on the web. The builder was "Puget Sound" and the broker said "they didn''t build many."

Has anyone heard anything about this boat?

Thanks,
...
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