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Search: Posts Made By: Silvio
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 08-26-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 1,910
Posted By Silvio
Re: Labor Day Weekend?

We'll be doing just like aa3jy, holed up relaxing and listening to the mayhem on 16. Everybody be safe out there and have fun.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 4,645
Posted By Silvio
Re: Concussions

Best wishes Brian, hope you continue to improve and get back out there soon. Maybe we will see you in St Pete one of these days, just missed you last year (or the year before, they are all running...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 7,741
Posted By Silvio
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Dave,
I am green with envy. I wish you the safest and most pleasant voyage. Amy and I are enjoying your posts!

Fair Winds, Following Seas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Silvio
Re: Boat donation

Sea Scouts is a part of Boy Scouts USA that accepts boat donations as a charitable organization. They teach sailing and boating to boys and girls ages 14-21 years old.
Forum: Florida - Western 07-14-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By Silvio
Re: living/sailing in the Tampa area?

Hey Chuckles,
You are looking to move to where I grew up. I was a Base Brat at Mac Dill AFB. Amy and I both went to Robinson HS just outside the gate and our families are still all around the area....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Silvio
Re: Washington DC visit budget

If you are still affiliated with the military and have an ID Card you can check out the Joint Base Anacostia Bolling marina. Military marina will be the least expensive slip, not far from town. No...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-30-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,960
Posted By Silvio
Re: destin, FL area marinas for 50 foot mast?

We lived in Niceville and kept our boat in the Destin area for several years. Our vhf antenna is just a few inches over 50 ft from the water. At low tide I would rattle it on the Destin Bridge going...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-16-2014
Replies: 150
Views: 8,191
Posted By Silvio
Re: 2014 Sailnet Chesapeake Bay Rendezvous...

Jeff - Count Me and Amy in! It is a very kind offer of you to host. We will miss seeing the northern bay sailors this year but hopefully we will see you all around the bay during the year.

Dave...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Silvio
Re: What do you expect a watch stander to to.

Good discussion.
Dave- excellent write up!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,638
Posted By Silvio
Re: Keel Design According to Perry

Very informative. Thank you both for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-07-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 1,975
Posted By Silvio
Re: A mistress?

Nothing else for it. I'm sorry to inform you that your wife will have to go. I'm sure you've had a lovely run so far, but some things are just unavoidable. I think it best that this was discovered...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-26-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,653
Posted By Silvio
Re: Americas cup triple touch penalty to Kiwi's

My take (and only my limited understanding of these things) is that Oracle managed to overlap Emirates and were to leeward while both were on the same tack making Emirates the give way vessel. WHen...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By Silvio
Re: Congrat to Bob Perry

Congratulations Bob. Well deserved.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-04-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Silvio
Us Sailboat Show

Yay! It's that time of year again! I don't know about the rest of you , but I really look forward to the show each year. I love looking at the the boats that I will NEVER be able to afford and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,234
Posted By Silvio
Re: Safety Notice To Mariners

Good post. A few years ago we had a young Lt. at Hurlburt Field drown on Father's Day while paddling his new kayak while wearing a back pack. Tragic to say the least.
Forum: Diesel 08-12-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Silvio
Re: No heat exhaust (air) hosing in engine compartment

Mechanic makes a good point. That said, I have exhaust hose and a blower in mine. I hardly ever turn it on, but occasionally in Florida during very hot days I have switched it on and noted a definite...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-12-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By Silvio
Re: Sailed Outside - First Time

Congratulations! Keep an eye to the weather and continue on, have a great time!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,625
Posted By Silvio
Need answer to something I've always Wondered About

Got as far as slowbutsteady's post on page one and made it no further :) I'll have to try again later.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By Silvio
Re: My Rough plan to get better at sailing.

It's a wonderful plan. Very similar to what my wife and I did when starting out. I believe you will find that many boat owners have done just this. We belonged to a club that gave us unlimited access...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-03-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By Silvio
Re: So..where will you be....

Solomons. Out for the day and at the dock for the light shows.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Silvio
Re: Biscayne Bay

Have fun! Stay away from skinny water.
Forum: Living Aboard 06-28-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 27,841
Posted By Silvio
Re: Downside of living aboard

I will add my small contribution to this thread. I lived aboard our 31 foot production boat for a little over a year and then intermittently for another year. My situation was a little different from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Silvio
Re: Sad day

Sad news indeed. Hopefully you'll get a smaller boat to play around on before you go to Destin. Don't dream too big for Destin, the bridge is only 50 feet, a taller rig will give you headaches...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-27-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,895
Posted By Silvio
Re: Solomons, MD Marina

Check out the Maritime museum while you're there. Eat at Stoney's, have a cold one at the Tiki Hut, walk the boardwalk and continue around the point, enjoy the island!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-27-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Silvio
Re: Gelkote thickness with Preval sprayer

Spray in layers to build up. If it is a substantial thickness that you need, maybe you should build it up first with gelcoat thickened with colloidal silica.
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