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Search: Posts Made By: yohosail
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,426
Posted By yohosail
good to know

Cool. thanks for the advice. Yep, the freshwater is something I overlooked, but knew about since one of my liveaboard buddies has a 35foot wooden Swiftsure, and that is killing the boat. And he lives...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,426
Posted By yohosail
Thumbs up Composite Hulls - Advice Needed.

Hi all,

been busy researching and looking at various boats. I recently came across this 1956 Alden Malabar 33 foot sloop, good looking boat for its age and looks fairly well appointed on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2007
Replies: 94
Views: 6,896
Posted By yohosail
"Above all else, to thine own self be true"

Nothing gets me more excited in this world than sailing.
Nothing.

With the experience that I do have, good and bad, offshore and coastal, its all part of the parcel. No regrets.
With that said,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,949
Posted By yohosail
Dont Get A New Force 10 Round Log Bbq!!!

Yep I owned a force 10....that is till the darn thing loosened itself off the rail mount and fell in the drink....while I was sailing no less!!!! And I just tightened the thing the day before!!!!
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By yohosail
What you may find is that the bigger the sail,...

What you may find is that the bigger the sail, sometimes is not the answer to make your boat go faster or reach her top speed. As mentioned, you may make the boat heel too much and lose power. It...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 3,037
Posted By yohosail
Good on ya Jeff, don't let these fartlickers...

Good on ya Jeff, don't let these fartlickers waste your blog space with their childish non issue posts. Thick skinned is one thing, being a dumbass to a new dude is uncool.

Yep, never too late to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2007
Replies: 114
Views: 7,054
Posted By yohosail
Alternate solution to microwaving...works just as good.

Nonsense, hawkeye has the right idea. If anything, I think that Microwave keeps them young and alive and full of life regardless of any other physical or mental damage they may incur from the objects...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2007
Replies: 133
Views: 8,833
Posted By yohosail
I think above all that as the skipper of a boat...

I think above all that as the skipper of a boat you are responsible for your crew. While I refuse to drink or even smoke dope on my boat while there are people on board, I do let my crew or guests...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-30-2007
Replies: 80
Views: 7,209
Posted By yohosail
I was a lot older when I actually "owned" my...

I was a lot older when I actually "owned" my first boat. I was 29 when I bought my first boat, a folkboat. Never knew a thing about owning one, had always been on other bigger boats, tall ships and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-30-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 6,146
Posted By yohosail
heh heh. aaaaah yes. B.ring O.ver A.nother...

heh heh. aaaaah yes. B.ring O.ver A.nother T.housand.....but the memories...priceless.

Try moving!! (probably not feasible for you, but what the hey), someplace like Vancouver or surrounding area....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-30-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By yohosail
This is the kind of boat you may want to consider...

This is the kind of boat you may want to consider as a base from which to start:
click or cut and paste the link below in your address bar:
YachtWorld.com Boats and Yachts for Sale...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-30-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By yohosail
Agreed on the confilict of interest post. The...

Agreed on the confilict of interest post. The boats you are looking at are performance boats/cruiser boats. These are not usually tight budget boats and if you do find one cheap, be suspicious....
Forum: Racing 04-30-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 3,363
Posted By yohosail
Actually, a folkboat is a lot better than 300...

Actually, a folkboat is a lot better than 300 prhf. In fact, if you look into it, you will find they are a lot quicker than you think.

"20 small boats to take you anywhere" lists the folkboat as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By yohosail
ADVICE NEEDED: Adding weight to keel FOLKBOAT

Hi all,
wondering if I can brainstorm the boatbuilding / shipwright community.

I have: 1982 Fiberglass FOLKBOAT 26foot sloop, fractional rig, FULL KEEL
5800lbs displacement. 2900lbs ballast....
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