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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Sailing to Scotland...

enjoy your stuff halcyon and honestly makes me jealous Im stuck in land for a while now and will be until I start cruising again...the world still has many many places I havent been

EUROPE IS ONE...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Sailing to Scotland...

Excellent video. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Trans Atlantic on a Rustler 42

Very nice, Pete... I was in a slip next to a 42 at Jolly Harbor about 6 weeks ago, what a sweet-looking boat...

That's my kind of sailing, my kind of crew... PFDs and harnesses worn only when the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By paul323
Re: Sailing to London

Fun journey - thanks for posting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By garrison57
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By krisscross
Re: Sailing with no engine...

As usual, great video! Thanks! :)
Did you steer by hand all the way? That would make for long days ;)
How do you like these flexible solar panels?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-14-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Filming whilst sailing...

Each filmmakers style is going to be unique.
My way of doing on board vids (before my video camera died in the butt) is to have the style allow otherwise unacceptable camerawork and shots. One...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By jerryrlitton
Re: Filming whilst sailing...

I thought it was an excellent video. Sometimes having the camera at arms length makes one very conscious of it. Try using a stick, puts the camera a bit further out. All psychological for sure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By krisscross
Re: Winter Sailing onboard a Hanse 575

Great video and another awesome adventure, even with the cold treatment.
If I ever manage to afford one of those boats, I will hire you guys for delivery. :)
Baltic can be a rough and violent sea....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Winter Sailing onboard a Hanse 575

man that must have been a cold delivery

immediate thread drift

masking tape

you must be experts at removing it

how without leaving some residue
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,112
Posted By mbianka
Re: What is your favorite sailing Novel?

Just finishing up THE LONG WAY Bernard Moitessier. I'm enjoying it. Though I had to chuckle when he dropped out the race and decided to head to Tahiti to "save his soul" only to find they were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,112
Posted By lancelot9898
Re: What is your favorite sailing Novel?

The SEA WITCH by Jack London
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,112
Posted By mbianka
Re: What is your favorite sailing Novel?

A good winter read for those of us stuck in snow covered winters is CASTAWAYS IN THE COLD
THE BIANKA LOG BLOG: A WINTERS TALE: CASTAWAY IN THE COLD...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,457
Posted By ianjoub
Re: What is the best sailing movie ever?

Treasure Island with Charleton Heston and Christian Bale was very good!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-11-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By nolatom
Re: 1977 Cheoy Lee Clipper 42

Pretty nice considering your camera limitations, looks like you had fair weather (at least when you filmed, ha ha)? I used to help my dad in a yacht brokerage where we sold Cheoy Lees, among others,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By mad_machine
Re: A 100 year old gaffer

I love old wooden boats.. shame most of them have vanished from the Jersey Shore
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By dabnis
Re: A 100 year old gaffer

My Dad & his partner had the "Flirt" (Page 8 of the link) on San Francisco Bay in 1945. I remember many a rough windy day on it. IIRC, my Dad said it was originally Gaff rigged, later converted to a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Capt Len
Re: A 100 year old gaffer

Loved it. Our loss that we don't have the same interest (as in Europe) in the old classic woodies. I'm not one for photo recording but fortunately others are .Thane is all over you tube ,.Here is an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 5,270
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Advice for Trans Atlantic Crossings

This setup make sense to me :)
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-K6B1GfDqCyg/VFkubBSVnGI/AAAAAAAADK4/6vvlAnYOXEI/w501-h356-no/Downwind%2BSail%2BPlan.jpg
From Top 5 Tips for crossing the Atlantic -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 5,270
Posted By Omatako
Re: Advice for Trans Atlantic Crossings

Good list Halcyon

The one thing that bears mentioning regarding foodstuffs is that if fresh produce is kept in dark (and of course cool) environs, they will last significantly longer. We have a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 5,270
Posted By rockDAWG
Re: Advice for Trans Atlantic Crossings

Excellent top 5 tips. Thanks for sharing. Totally agree.

1. Keep sail plan simple is a must especially at nite, even it means it will go slower. When wind picks at night, darkness and stiff...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Thick fog and lots of dolphins...

Very nice!

How long were the dolphins with you? My last sail of the season I had a pod of 6-7 dolphins with me for about 10-15 min, as I made the trip from Block Island to Fisher's Island...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Thick fog and lots of dolphins...

Thanks for sharing, nice editing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By krisscross
Re: Thick fog and lots of dolphins...

Awesome adventure! Thank you for sharing. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By dabnis
Re: Thick fog and lots of dolphins...

Another good one, keep them coming.:)

Paul T
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