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Forum: Learning to Sail   09-26-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 10,134
Posted By lmonson
Point Conception-How bad is it really?

I hear stories of it being tough when headed north. I am a new sailor and am in Channel Islands heading toward San Francisco thn eventually North to Tacoma. How is Point Conception and the Cojo...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-19-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By lmonson
crew needed (short notice) san fran-seattle end of Sept.

Recently purchased a 41' Islander in San Diego. I am sailing it to San Francisco via the channel islands currently and would like crew to join in the Bay area for the trip to Seattle. I would like to...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-19-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,732
Posted By lmonson
tacking problems on a cutter

Hi, I am a new sailor and have just bought a 41' Islander. I have previously only sailed sloops and I am having trouble squeezing thenJib between the Jibstay and Forestay when I tack or Jibe. I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-10-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By lmonson
wasn''''t anyone scared?

hi everyone. i have a question. my boyfriend and i are going to be sailing around the pacific after winter here in california. im scared. ive never done anything like this before and im scared of the...
Forum: Provisioning   11-17-2005
Replies: 17
Views: 12,102
Posted By lmonson
pressure cooker advice

Do you sailers out there use them and if so which one do you reccomend? Ive been searching for 12 volt models of electric cookers but am open to suggestions. Thanks,
Forum: Learning to Sail   11-16-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By lmonson
autopilot disengaging problem

our problem is we were chartering the boat and could not find any tools aboard so unfortunately we had to manually override the autopilot and I hate to think of how much more damage it did to the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   11-15-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By lmonson
autopilot disengaging problem

I chartered a boat yesterday with a few people and we used the autopolot. When we went to turn it off however it would not disengage. It was a Raytheon but I cant remember the model name or number....
Forum: Learning to Sail   11-13-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By lmonson
sailors in the Los Angeles Area

I recently completed my first set of sailing lessons. In a few months my boyfriend and I are setting off for an extended cruise throughout the pacific. Im not very confident right now and I need to...
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