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Forum: US Northeast   3 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,618
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Where to leave the boat in NE

NJ inlets are tough. Manesquan, Atlantic City, Cape May are fine. Barnegat dangerous unless you know it but never enter with NE component to wind. We travel it every year. Sandy Hook nice place to...
Forum: US Northeast   3 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,618
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Where to leave the boat in NE

Have done it. Moorings are close in very protected Harbor . Mooring field full of Hinkleys and Morris's . Dotsons great boatyard. Their mooring field close in. Outer Harbor protected by breakwater,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Need new quality Cruising Sails

Quantum....great customer service also. Great quality and stitching as well as reenforcements. Camels and measured. Brought the sail down and fitted it to make sur it was proper. Came back a year...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 5,461
Posted By chef2sail
Re: In praise of production boats!

That's funny.....never seen any of those " quick" Hunter 40s in races. Guess I have too look harder😀😀😀😀😀
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   5 Days Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,631
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Damned I hate winter!

I like the seasons
We have a place in Sanibel but would never move there. The bugs are like 747s , humidity is 100% and people drive like their 80 ....cause they are
Forum: US Northeast   5 Days Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 1,618
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Where to leave the boat in NE

Port Washington moorings or Dotsons moorings in Stonington. Both close to the train and both have launches. Port Washington also has a great IGA store at the docks and also free moorings for three...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 5,461
Posted By chef2sail
Re: In praise of production boats!

Ah smack I was wondering how long it would take for you to troll me and try and go after my comments. You never disappoint

I guess you must have ignored this phrase in what I said Very few Benes...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   1 Week Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 3,529
Posted By chef2sail
Re: 2016 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

If you keep your boat at White Rocks you'll get the crap kicked out of you. Wind funnels down the creek right at it.
We are at Maryland Yacht Club, protected and often see boats in WR bounced around...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 5,461
Posted By chef2sail
Re: In praise of production boats!

Which ones hold their values the best....that might give you an idea of quality

See a lot of 70s and 80s C&Cs, Tartans and Sabres around. Quite a few Catalinas. Very few Benes and Hunters except...
Forum: Outboard   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 4,009
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Propane Powered Outboard Engine Experience??

We have a 5 hp Lehr with 0 problems. Starts first pull, runs well . Lighter substantially than it's carb cousins . Got tired of relaxing them on my Tahatsu.

Don't carry the 1 lb bombs but have a...
Forum: Living Aboard   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 3,349
Posted By chef2sail
Re: How many liveaboards pay more?

Gary interesting argument. I do understand about paying taxes as you age...I have been paying for over 50 years now
...let me extrapolate it some

I don't use the police force...so I don't want to...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 3,529
Posted By chef2sail
Re: 2016 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

Ultima 60
3 seasons with two dives each summer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,103
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Sailing and the Technological Imperative: A New Years Resolution

I learned navigation before loran and their were no satellites in the sky.
Crossed the Atlantic twice with sextant and compass with charts

Today's world I have chartplotter, radar , AIS, tablets...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 3,529
Posted By chef2sail
Re: 2016 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

I rewired Haleakula bow to stern 5 years ago after finding lamp cord going up the mast while it was down. Even though I have now owned her 16 years it was surprising how many useless wires the PO...
Forum: Living Aboard   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 3,349
Posted By chef2sail
Re: How many liveaboards pay more?

The quick and easy answer is what would a club, marina be able to change or turn off if they didn't have liveaboards. We wouldn't need snow removal on the docks. We wouldn't need winter water or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 2,860
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Pulling up the anchor single handed. Tips?

Remember the OP and his question. When you are single handed what do you do.

Chatter about windlass rating really are not really important unless you believe that is the proper technique for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 2,860
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Pulling up the anchor single handed. Tips?

When anchoring by myself I put a trip line it's a float on the Rocnas roll bar. That way I can approximate where it actually is.buried. Fortunately I have a manual windlass so I can mechanically pull...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,369
Posted By chef2sail
Re: MAN OVERBOARD!!! (Stories)

Wichard Emergency Boarding Ladder (http://www.landfallnavigation.com/swbl1.html)

We have this Wichard Boarding ladder from Landfall hanging off of a station near the stern. Glows in the dark have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-28-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 7,579
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Jon Eisberg's Passing today...

Jon was a true human being in the fullness of the words. I was lucky enough to have shared dinner with him a few times, and an afternoon sail with him. He was truly a gentle soul, a gentleman, and a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 7,579
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Jon Eisberg's Passing today...

Jon, God bless you and your family. I will miss you
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2015
Replies: 96
Views: 7,579
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Jon Eisberg's Passing today...

Jon, God bless you and your family. I will miss you
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 5,169
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Chart Plotter Location?

I don't really understand what being a delivery captain or not has anything to do with the position of a chart plotter but maybe that's just me in my inexperience


Obviously I wasn't clear enough...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-21-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 1,975
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Baltimore/Havre De Grace/ DIY Marina. Travel from Hershey

I agree Gary. I can't wait till I retire in a couple years.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-21-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,040
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Aging casks onboard

Haven't been a professional chef in 15 years as I went to the dark side after 30 years in culinary and put a suit on. Once a chef always a chef though.

Penzys in Rockville or online. I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 896
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Harken MK I furler. Should I use it? Too old? Furlers vs hank on ? Your thoughts?

Keep the furler......most of us have them for a reason. Our new Harken is actually better designed with the hard Marlon and Toulon balls in it. The furler also gives you the option to reduce sail...
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