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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   43 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By warren5421
Re: If you owned more than one sail boat in your life time.

Where I was working on the boat was a frish water marina ran by a guy with no bluewater knowadge. He had me at $15,000 on the things he was telling me to buy to go to the sea. I now know you don't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By warren5421
If you owned more than one sail boat in your life time.

If you have owned more than one sail boat in your life time is there one you wished you had never set foot on. Why?

I bought a J-Boat that was refitted in Chicago and sailed to Louisville, KY. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By warren5421
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By warren5421
Own your own 'Dockominiums' in Fort Lauderdale

'Dockominiums' for 26 superyachts planned for Fort Lauderdale
Sun Sentinel (http://touch.sun-sentinel.com/#section/1099/article/p2p-83100017/)

Is this what it is coming to in Florida?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By warren5421
Hydrogen sulfide removial from glass

I have a pair of antique globs in my head that have trued black when light is off from a bad water heater. Color comes through when light is on. Anyone know what I can use to clean them. Had an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,069
Posted By warren5421
Re: Squirrel Karma

An 1884 Trapdoor Springfield in .45-70 works great on them. If you have them coming straight at you or going away you don't have to clean them, just skin them. You want something interesting put a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 5,068
Posted By warren5421
Re: Sailing single handed best size, not brand

Don't plan on racing, just enjoying myself. My ideal is away from loads of boats and people. I'll be looking at 2-7 days down the outside coast then back. Bad weather I'll find a harbor to set in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 5,068
Posted By warren5421
Re: Sailing single handed best size, not brand

I will be by myself most of the time. Maybe a grandkid some in the summer. Had not thought about not being able to push a 40' around docking and all. I'm use to a small space but on the lake you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 5,068
Posted By warren5421
Sailing single handed best size, not brand

Looking to move up from 25' lake sailing to the Atlantic. Would like to hear idea's on length from 32' to 40' on single sailing. Most sailing will be done in Maine cost with a month or two in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By warren5421
Re: Moving to Tampa

Any good recommendations of brands to look at 5' or less draft. Would like to stay $40,000 or under but would do more for the right boat. Other than 7 yr 2mo 2 wks in the USN, subs I have farmed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By warren5421
Moving to Tampa

I have been looking at boats around St Joe, Mi but am wondering if I would be better off buying after I get to Tampa. I'm looking at 35'-40' with around 5' draft. Fell in love with a 1988 Morris 36...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By warren5421
Re: Alaska - Canada Inside Passage suggestions?

I don't sail yet working on doc and wife. Just came off of my third time to Alaska on a cruise ship. Most seem to run hard at night when most passengers are asleep so sailing at night if you are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By warren5421
Re: Tohatsu 18hp tale of woe

Sounds like Social Security if they wait long enough you have to do something else.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 27,124
Posted By warren5421
Re: Pictures of your boat

So many good looking ladies and so many ugly old farts with them!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 2,737
Posted By warren5421
Re: Circumnavigation now complete!

Congratulations on completing this awesome task.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 5,874
Posted By warren5421
Re: Viking Sunstone Found In 16th-Century Shipwreck

The history and lit you can learn about in forums not related to either is interesting some mornings. And the wife said that I only liked sailing and guns!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2014
Replies: 3,058
Views: 389,423
Posted By warren5421
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Great reads/watches. Someday maybe me.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By warren5421
Re: Danger in the Pacific

Wish I could salvage a lot of the floating logs. There should be some exatic wood there. Be lots of money for sailing. Would make it safer for small boats.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 3,279
Posted By warren5421
Re: Sleeping preference?

Is there anywhere in the states to get a good non-foam matress for the V-Berth. I have a reaction to most foam so need to get someting I don't get a rash from.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-27-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 8,304
Posted By warren5421
Re: How big a holding tank vs. camping

Only story I have about holding tanks was when I was in the US canoe club. I was on watch and had to take a reading once an hour on the aft holding tank. This was done at the lower level watch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,682
Posted By warren5421
Re: When is too old & health dependent to learn to sail

The wife is not a water person. I have got her going the big ships but max of 10 days. Did get her to ride in the QM2 from England to New York. That was the year "Ike" came up the cost. I spent 7...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,448
Posted By warren5421
Re: Getting into sailing

Get to Kentucky Lake and see what is there as I have seen small sail boats out on it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,682
Posted By warren5421
Re: When is too old & health dependent to learn to sail

I want to learn and see that there are two ASA Schools in the great lakes that I can start at. The object is to try to have my own boat and on the Atlantic before I hit 70. I grew up farming so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,682
Posted By warren5421
Red face When is too old & health dependent to learn to sail

I have always wanted to learn to sail since having a 2 mast Schooner tire up at the Navel Degaussing Station in Charleston in 1974 after coming from England. Life got in the way and moved to...
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