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Search: Posts Made By: HUGOSALT
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Splash 2015

Actually is a first for me, yard is ready to launch (that means sometime this week)
and I am not...but a productive day off tomorrow at the boat should make all things right.
So based on mid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Defender's Annual Warehouse Sale!

Took a ride up Thurs. with a few buddies, as was a off year for me to buy any big ticket items I thought I was "safe".
Well so much for that..as i could not resist the free shipping (worth $175.)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Convert Cooling System to Closed Loop

Appreciate not what you are asking...however my 2 cents worth.
Boat has been in fresh water for 30 years, suggest not converting to
closed loop, I would flush with Rydlyme annually, (see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-15-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: NY Harbor area Sail Loft Recommendations?

By far, best for the money, inexpensive and good...call Snow on City Island
7one8 88five 0one37. Her day job is working for premiere national sailmaker on City Is.
making, repairing all kinds of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: What is your favorite sailing Novel?

"Close to the Wind" by Pete Goss who turned back into a hurricane- force headwinds 160
miles in the southern ocean to rescue French sailor Raphael Dinelli during 1996 Vendeť Globe non-stop, single-...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Presidential quiz

Not aware of a president's involvement but an innovative Nantucket merchant did it
in the early 1800's with the whalers. (thinking read it in The Wreck of the whaleship Essex")
....but would guess...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,616
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Get your nose out of your phone!

Remember marine operator well, think it was channel 22 or 23 down here in the Long Island Sound....Was that you anchored close to me all those years ago on the sound!
...was foggy around here a lot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,616
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Get your nose out of your phone!

Subject of original post was not texting smoking hot 25 year old girlfriend, actually he was texting his wife, text went something like this...
"Won't make it home tonight honey, there are just to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-30-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Repairing the luff on our jib

Yes, agree with Faster on both accounts,
tape probably to bulky...sailmaker will make short work of repair.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,566
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Boat slip/mooring CT River

Give Mark Reyher, harbormaster at Deep River on Ct Rver a call. 203-676-5909
Deep River is about 8 miles up from sound, few miles above Essex.
He only has moorings and believe non residents not a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,044
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Light-light air!!! Exciting stuff?

Here in western Long Island Sound in summer sure can get "quiet" at times.
so out comes...
large wire luff (think is 1.5 oz) Genoa
lightweight sheets
whisker pole
bottom is cleaned every 2...
Forum: Racing 11-13-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help needed to develop fun sailing events for a small club

I try to do monthly full moon evening sail/raft up, even have a cd full of moon songs.
(we still use cd's no?)
Maybe make it a pot luck night.
Good for 4-5 evenings a season.
And/or a new moon...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

Brad,
Was planing to be on the water Saturday, will join you if can coordinate timing.
(Opening day for trap shooting also) thinking your boat will be out of range, this year! ;-)

Hoping to sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

Very nice...err yes tough dealing with miserable November sailing
here in SE NY (Long Island Sound) especially with full crew of boat owners
(with boats laid up for season). On water full days...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Dock Box solution?

Don't know if you will be banned from marina but very low cost, however not triangular.
Plastic drum...30, 55 gallon size...actually a HDPE open head drum can be had
for very low $ especially if...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-18-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,787
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Production buckets and the limits

Yet another example of chain plate failure from a production bucket!

As far as securing your bovine for blue water, basic production type
Holstein just don't cut it, you need something custom for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-17-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,787
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Production buckets and the limits

Bought a production bucket built by pelagic,
had some good years with that bucket.
Used to peer in...
pee in...
puk in...
until chainplates rusted and was lost to neptune....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Boats on the hard and all wrapped up

say it isn't so...come sail here on Long Island sound as some "try" to
sail thru Thanksgiving into early Dec. and a few thru the winter.
...but not so much last winter.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

Have read book as well as book by 1st mate Owen Chase "The Wreck of Whaleship Essex" thinking there was another 1st hand account, written years later, by cabin boy from Essex. Loss of the Essex was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: What to do what to do :)

There are boats designed with no forward (v berth) cabin, the settee converts to large open double berth or large double berth is forward of settee. Head is mid ship.
Ericson 32 and Lancer 30 and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-08-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Sailing to NYC

Can sail lower/upper NY bay, trip up East River for sailboats is with current usually
motoring with a sail up.
If siteseeing/lunch can anchor out of channel in shallows around/close Stat. of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-07-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Looking to get into sailing on Long Island, NY

Welcome Ryan. Great crew you have there.
If northwestern Long Island option for you let me know...will put you in touch
with several racers usually looking for crew, including my next door neighbor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-04-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Ace Hardware Antifreeze deal

Thank you! Hope not to be using for a while but sadly eventually will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-29-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,301
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: want to learn on bigger sailboat

If you consider a 30 fter a "bigger" boat and are game to travel to western LI Sound
(just east of the city) let us know. Happy to take you both out. Best sailing of the
season coming up!
Hugo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-26-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Two Thoughts

The only thing that floats when I buy marine is my money as in floats away...
Happy you have a good last sail of the season to fall back on as you wait for
water to get soft again.
What no ice...
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