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Search: Posts Made By: captain jack
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 702
Views: 50,307
Posted By SENCMac26x
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Wow....I can't believe there so much controversy over something that is already commonly used excessively on bumper stickers, sports logo, restuarant signs, T-shirts, towels, toys and not to mention...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 702
Views: 50,307
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Once again, Reductio ad absurdum.

One of the very few things you have said that I do agree with is that "prejudice is ignorance." Only you are talking about prejudice here: "preconceived opinion...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 702
Views: 50,307
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

What Capt Jack is saying is something you're not getting. He doesn't need anyone's approval to do anything. That's what's wrong in our world today... everything you say and do has to be PC approved...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 702
Views: 50,307
Posted By randyrhines
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Well uh Bob Bitchen flys the Jolly.... heres the great link , great tune and boat!
or look up Bob bitchen, The Lost Soul, Its worth a look!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-25-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 48,051
Posted By TQA
Re: Micro cruisers

17 pages on micro cruisers and no mention of Phil Bolger. Maybe I missed it. Anyway here is one of his more mainstream designs.
Forum: herSailNet 10-05-2014
Replies: 355
Views: 23,094
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

Just went to the site, if you fill out a form you can get a review copy

Good Old Boat - Welcome to Good Old Boat Magazine (

the copy isn't this issue, but it is a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By ccriders
Re: Ethnic electricity

Do you really think it is a lack of knowledge? The description of his boat sounds like what a lot of live aboards look like.
"Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook" by Charlie Wing certainly...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-25-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,422
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

Again, with the false equivalency.

Propane is pressurized, and offers many points of failure along the delivery path, requiring many expensive safety features, complex plumbing, and proper storage...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-18-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By TQA
Re: sail plan curiosity

Here is a picture of the Cornish lugger Greyhound taken during Classic Week in Antigua this year.

The build story of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 4,403
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Blue-Water Cal 2-27?

just incase other are now reading this older thread and are curious. this cal2-27 was sailed from San Francisco to Fiji

Open Blue Horizon - Home (
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 08-30-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By tdoster
Re: Cement to the rescue

Makes me wonder. Did you read the article at all?

The centerboard system on this boat had recently been refit/repaired. So, preventitive maint was done. I would say this points to a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-28-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 10,915
Posted By paikea
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Actually, the device is very small and very light. No space or weight issue. In normal hiking, yes, not a big deal, anyone can squat, but consider extreme cold conditions (in fact for very cold...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-20-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 10,915
Posted By Andrew65
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

After reading your posts, you'll enjoy her book. I had it at one time, never for it to be returned by a guy who was getting talked into sailing away with a girl by the girl, go figure

I am still...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-18-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 10,915
Posted By zedboy
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Yeah, but if his residence is his Cal 2-27, it may have been less than a year of his GF's rent.

We're not talking about the marina costs after you invest in a HR-53...
Forum: herSailNet 08-16-2014
Replies: 355
Views: 23,094
Posted By TropicCat
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

Of course there is sexism between the sexes. My lady demands it. She expects traditional roles for the sexes and for her doors to be opened for her and her guy to drive the car. I have attempted to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-08-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 10,915
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Ah... the second thoughts are setting in! There are children sailing solo around the world, You can't change a tire because you haven't learned the "logic" you would use to do it without muscles....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-06-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 10,915
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

I haven't seen $3,000US/month for a 40' boat anywhere although I haven't looked everywhere.

On the Chesapeake Bay slips for a 40' boat generally run $3,000US to $9,000US / year. Utilities...
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 355
Views: 23,094
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

As they say in politics, this is just rallying your base, not mainstream anymore. I can't think of too many examples of this for those under 70.

Sailing is a hobby that both my wife and I have...
Forum: herSailNet 08-01-2014
Replies: 355
Views: 23,094
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

I read the point as the accusations and terms are so overused, it actual dilutes the cause wherever it is real. I do agree with that. That's not denial.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By sulli
Smile Re: boat salvage yard?

My recent score was 2 Lewmar 40ST 2 speeds with a section of deck with 2 cleats attached for drum roll $200 for the pair.
Their prices are not bad at all.
I am not associated with them in any way,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: boat salvage yard?

Try Greg Neck boatyard at the end of the Sassafrass river- had lots of boats around the yard and in the woods..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,568
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

Scratches through the gelcoat into the glass underneath would be a different color too. Could be paint after all, though. Just didn't want you to think that painting was your only option. Hard to say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Faster
Re: converting a jib to rollerfurling

If you do forgo the UV cover and choose to remove the sail between trips, fitting hooks to the sail as shown below will drastically reduce the number of shackle pins dropped overboard!!

Forum: Sailing Music 06-02-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 11,521
Posted By PBzeer
Re: To Start It Off <---- Bad url from Youtube.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-31-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 4,764
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rediscovering one's "Self"

Can you describe the " Self you used to know so well" ? What is it about that person that you want to re-discover?

What are the topics of those conversations that " interest" you...or perplex...
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