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Search: Posts Made By: Screaming Seagull
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,181
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Help what sail to raise 1st?

Always raise main first and drop last. I feel more in control also find it easier to set the jib.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-10-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,523
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Good idea, I'll try and remember that for next...

Good idea, I'll try and remember that for next time
Forum: Cruising Videos 05-10-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 953
Posted By Screaming Seagull
8.5 knots - Good looking ride

I got up to 8.5 in my Sonic 23. Felt like I was going 100.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Very true. every organization has "that guy"...

Very true. every organization has "that guy" which makes everyone else look bad. And when someone has a bad experience they'll make sure to let everyone know. But if they had a good experience you'll...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
MedSailor, I'm sorry you had a bad experience...

MedSailor, I'm sorry you had a bad experience with that boarding team. I promise we are not all like that. (Well at least I'm not). Unfortunately all it takes is a few bad people to make everyone...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Ok people drinking on a boat is not illegal! As...

Ok people drinking on a boat is not illegal! As long as your BAC is below 0.08%. Trust me I know. You can have 1000 open containers on the deck and a beer in your hand just as long as your not .08....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 2,845
Posted By Screaming Seagull
cell phone for wet use?

I'll have to give that a try, thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Screaming Seagull
smart phone apps for sailing/boating

• My most up to date apps I use for boat stuff:

--- "Boat 1"---

-Navionics
-MyRadar
-Windfinder
-Wind Meter
-Ship Finder
-Theodolite
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 2,845
Posted By Screaming Seagull
cell phone for wet use?

I purchased the life proof case 2 days ago but I don't have the balls to test its waterproofness one thing that I do like is that its smaller then the otter box.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
I think this officer was giving you a hard time...

I think this officer was giving you a hard time or he didn't really know what he was talking about. I don't know NJ state law but I do know the Federal law. And it clearly states for who can be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-27-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
DWI or DUI. or BUI. BWI

I'd also like to add that a BUI only applies to a vessel that is underway. if your on anchor, mooring, or dock you can basically get as drunk as you please. Just make sure to give yourself time for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-27-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Anytime, and most people forget to hydrate with...

Anytime, and most people forget to hydrate with WATER while on the water while having a few beers combine that with direct prolonged sun light and you'll start feeling a buzz much sooner and stronger...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 6,037
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Is there a NON THRU HULL Knotmeter?!?!

Get a smart phone with GPS. many awesome apps for sailing and general boating. Well worth the money, If you can afford a boat you can afforded a iPhone. I can't help you with the through-the-water...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,293
Posted By Screaming Seagull
DWI or DUI. or BUI. BWI

I did not read all 5 pages and only read half the first page but I'm a Boarding Officer in the Coast Guard and for recreational vessels "any person having an essential role in navigation or control...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Screaming Seagull
It is Theodolite. Just installed it. It's...

It is Theodolite. Just installed it. It's definitely the best compass app I've seen yet. I feel like I'm about to take off on a flight somewhere.

~____/)____Bristol, RI
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Haha maybe he's preparing for the tug boat that's...

Haha maybe he's preparing for the tug boat that's going to have to push him off.
He must have hit that at high tide so he's probably going to need moon high tide to get off under his own power. but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Screaming Seagull
A very public grounding

Impressive!

This one happened 2 housed down from me. However it wasn't user error just bad luck.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Screaming Seagull
If you can think of the name that would be cool....

If you can think of the name that would be cool. Sounds fun to use.

~____/)____Bristol, RI
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Screaming Seagull
smart phone apps for sailing/boating

Thanks for all the advice keep it coming

• I've added based on your suggestions so far;
- WindFinder
- Wind Meter
- Ship Finder
- MyRadar
- Fuel Mix
- MotionX GPS (as a FREE back up for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Screaming Seagull
smart phone apps for sailing/boating

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For a free app this is pretty impressive!




I found one that says; gas oil mix ratio and another that says fuel mix calculator but not gas oil mix calculator.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,559
Posted By Screaming Seagull
smart phone apps for sailing/boating

• Hello I'm bored at work on 3rd shift. figured I'd stop by for some entertainment and advice. This forum hasn't let me down yet.

• I have a iPhone with a few nautical apps. And since my boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 2,845
Posted By Screaming Seagull
I have a iPhone and it's surprisingly compatible...

I have a iPhone and it's surprisingly compatible with water as is. but I use the otterbox case which is extremely durable and if I know I'm going to get real wet I use a ziplock bag as well .
...
Forum: Other Brands 04-22-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,131
Posted By Screaming Seagull
Sonic 23

DanaForce nice looking Sonic. I'd buy it If I Didn't already own one. Mine too is on Craigslist http://providence.craigslist.org/boa/2890258206.html no trailer though and I'm having second thoughts...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-17-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,523
Posted By Screaming Seagull
easy way to change main/jib sheets

I love 550 cord aka "parachute cord" very strong I use it for everything and it's cheep, always on the boat and in the car. But it's a kernmantle so when you cut it you have to melt, tie a not, or at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,523
Posted By Screaming Seagull
easy way to change main/jib sheets

FYI I know my terminology, simple mistake! don't get your panties all up in a bunch lol. But thanks for correcting me anyways. I appreciate it.
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