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Search: Posts Made By: WheresTheBrakes
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2010
Replies: 444
Views: 76,746
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Well believe it or not, IT'S BEEN REMOVED ! ...

Well believe it or not,
IT'S BEEN REMOVED !

I have no idea who paid for it, or exactly what happened.. I have a buddy that was fishing and said he saw some guys in big skiffs come out at low...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I havent been to sailnet in a while and there are...

I havent been to sailnet in a while and there are alot of starwind posts !!

I have a Starwind 22 MK2, and the PO had put a 5 gal gas jug (for water only:) under the vberth at the front, the sink...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
mmcgowan - I have a Starwind 22 that I have...

mmcgowan - I have a Starwind 22 that I have recently began cleaning up too !!
I'm assuming that you mean the carpeting that is on the walls ? Mine is quite stained from water leaking about..

I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
That is one sexy vessel HyLyte !

That is one sexy vessel HyLyte !
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-24-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 26,099
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I agree chall03.. as Andy Warhol said "there are...

I agree chall03.. as Andy Warhol said "there are no new ideas" - at some point when we hit 3,234,082,348,023,482,034,802 threads, eventually someone may ask "which boat to get to go to the Bahamas ?"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 22,536
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
where did you get that quote ?? the only...

where did you get that quote ?? the only reference i could find in the thread was to a Dark Harbor 20, one of three guesses by Jeff H.. I'm pleased you got my quote right,
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 22,536
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Smackdaddy, thanks for the mild +1 ! Jeff...

Smackdaddy, thanks for the mild +1 !

Jeff H, would you rather me PM you my next guess what's your guess by the way, monday morning quarterback ??

I saw about 10mins of the movie, and while...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 22,536
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
My guess is Chris Craft Apache ..

My guess is Chris Craft Apache ..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-12-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 7,167
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I totally agree tjvanginkel ! That's similar to...

I totally agree tjvanginkel !
That's similar to the one I use on my Starwind 22.. i got it for about $15 at Ross or Marshalls, it works great. just use a little common sense, it's no where near as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-27-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Starwind 22 trailer questions

I am working on converting a powerboat trailer into a trailer for a Starwind 22..

I have a aluminum twin torsion axle powerboat trailer for a slightly more than 25' fishing boat (est. 6000#), and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-07-2009
Replies: 444
Views: 76,746
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
still there

well.. it's still here.. looked last night and it hasn't moved an inch...

does anyone have a stick of dynamite ??

That's probably the quickest way..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,863
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
am I an idiot to think that a short length of...

am I an idiot to think that a short length of chain and a couple of shackles might be an option ??? (or should I say a better option than carrying a 40lb anchor around ?)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I have two sets of lines ! (and a few more...

I have two sets of lines ! (and a few more emergency spares )
I keep the stern and forward spring line connected to the dock, and the bow line comes with me, secured to the pulpit..

When I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 3,512
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I personally think it's hilarious !! Stealing a...

I personally think it's hilarious !!
Stealing a boat and headed for the "good life" across an ocean... when being homeless on land would be a much better life (and death) than running out of water...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 09-14-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Go to Wed. night races !! That's how I got a...

Go to Wed. night races !!
That's how I got a start..
Just sit and watch, have a couple of beers and read a book, then go to the yacht club and talk to the winners..
Eventually, you'll get on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-14-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Valiente --- I totally agree !! It beats a...

Valiente ---
I totally agree !! It beats a chainsaw !!
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-14-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,555
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I love to single hand my boat.. A friend reminded...

I love to single hand my boat.. A friend reminded me that if there's a bit of breeze, to tie a line, any line, around your waist and the mast.. just in case..

One of my favorite quotes about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-12-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 4,149
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
wow ! That's a pretty crazy story... It has...

wow !
That's a pretty crazy story...
It has the number 383 on the transom, so I assumed it was part of a raced fleet...
I'll have to look at the masts more carefully to see if they are actually...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
How old are they ?? I'm a photographer that...

How old are they ??
I'm a photographer that likes to play with design..
I can advise you on camera/video/TV/laptop purchases, or design a business card/flyer or something small.. or an amazing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-09-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
So is this some kind of Taboo ?? or should I know...

So is this some kind of Taboo ?? or should I know the answer already ??
I'm willing to hear a few "you'll poke your eye out ! "
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2009
Replies: 144
Views: 14,971
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Crazy !! I've been watching her for over a month...

Crazy !! I've been watching her for over a month now.. Just checked on her this morning.. I heard it here first !!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 2,992
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
We had a meeting on Sat morning, and got to the...

We had a meeting on Sat morning, and got to the boat around 11am, Just the Admiral and I and our 2 foot tall pirate Jack (3mos)..

I was anxious to get going, and we set off into 10-15kt winds on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
Older C-Map ?'s

I'm prepared to be yelled at, but here's the story:

A friend upgraded his fishing boat and gave me a Standard Horizon CP 150.
- I have no electronics on our sailboat, except a new VHF and small...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-30-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,612
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
back pressure, back pressure, back pressure.. ...

back pressure, back pressure, back pressure..
I race on Wed nights on a 36 Bavaria and the only problem we have ever had on the boat is the jib stuck out.. you HAVE to apply a little back pressure...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-11-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,200
Posted By WheresTheBrakes
I agree with LarryandSusanMacDonald...what else...

I agree with LarryandSusanMacDonald...what else are you going to do other than goof around and read and swim etc.. is the 5 mins of "work" going to kill you ??

We travelled in a camper for almost...
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