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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,089
Posted By MastUndSchotbruch
Exclamation This PFD could have killed me!

Starting the new season, I thought it would be a good idea to test the inflatable PFDs. So, I took them home and inflated them through the oral inflator.

Big 'Oh shite' moment: One of them, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By tibtib
Re: Sad Day and Tragic Loss

http://www.gofundme.com/sqr4a4

OFFICIAL Fund for Kitty Carroll - GoFundMe


Sorry, problems posting the url
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,419
Posted By Irunbird
Re: Hi everyone

He posted this just a few days ago on Facebook, so at least his sense of humor is intact!
Forum: Diesel   04-11-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By PorFin
Re: Soot( Carbon) in engine bay.

That looks a lot like like belt dust to me -- the ribs of the belt showing are a pretty good indicator that there's excessive wear on the forward edge.

When you've got the old belt off, check...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-18-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 4,538
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: How big is too big for one man?

Hi Evongelo,

I could well have tempered my response. Your post:



hit me badly. I read your original post which is indeed a repeat of questions asked and answered many times. I'm not as...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   05-24-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,436
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Resuming Search!!!!!

When you are in the middle of an ocean and have nothing better to do during a watch that starts at 0300 you have lots of time for 'what-if' discussions with yourself (if you are by yourself and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2014
Replies: 369
Views: 148,821
Posted By ReefMagnet
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Tapesonline.com.au sell it. Probaly not as good as maine sails but i've used it for my traveller, a hatch and the mooring cleat so far with good results. Blackwoods sell the same stuff too.

Sent...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-29-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 12,534
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Another boat lost in Atlantic

Well, if the views of people like Steve Dashew, Bob Perry, and Evans Starzinger haven't made any impression, I certainly don't expect that anything I might say will :-)



I am saying that a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-18-2014
Replies: 2,995
Views: 380,960
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Yesterday I had a short but Big Freakin' Sail. :)

My friend Mike and I arranged to go sailling with the local club. The club changed things on us and only small boats (dinghys) were going to do...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 5,727
Posted By Mimsy
Rebel Heart- Keeping positive

Firstly, Charlotte of Rebel Heart is my friend so not only has the huge criticism thrown at them and all cruising families by the public riled me up as a sailing mom but it's hurt me right where it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-02-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By B.J. Porter
Re: Financing a Family Circumnavigation

There are probably almost as many answers to the question as there are people that want to do it. More probably, because more people obviously try to make it work and can't...those might not be the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-02-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,580
Posted By arvicola-amphibius
Re: Your anchor is too big

I am very happy with a Manson Supreme correctly sized for the boat. Of equal importance is the length of chain. For a 29 foot boat I carry 150 feet of chain, plus another 150 feet of nylon warp....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-05-2014
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,929,156
Posted By PCP
Interesting boat thread:

This “hypocrite smarmonizer ass” is given up. This thread is officially under a new management.

I wish good luck to all. It is no more fun for me to post here since the ambiance has changed; I...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   12-04-2013
Replies: 169
Views: 7,614
Posted By admin1
Re: Sailnet has new owners

Added to the list. I just tried testing the image attachments and it failed. Lemme work on getting this fixed to start.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,174
Posted By Cruisingdad
Ode to a sailor...

Ode to a sailor…


Over the many years in our travels, we have had the pleasure of meeting many different men and women; only occasionally do we meet other families. You see, families aboard a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 449,116
Posted By PCP
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

There is no reason for a steel yacht to be less beautiful than an aluminium yacht and there are plenty of beautiful relatively small aluminium yachts. It can be done, but it is not done, I mean the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-20-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 5,426
Posted By tdw
Re: The Ocean is broken? really?

I've met Ivan. We happened to be sharing the same marina just before he set off from Newcastle NSW to Melbourne Vic for the start of the Melb - Oaska race. The man's bullshite output is remarkably...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-02-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 449,116
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

While there has been a lot of interesting give and take in this tread, I must admit that it concernrs me a little that this thread has gone so far off the rails. This seems like a very worthwhile...
Forum: There's This Place...   08-14-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By Cap-Couillon
So Ya Wanna Be A Cruiser.......(Part Two of Two)

Need a couple of more posts so I can include the occassional photo and/or link. Several years ago I wrote a few articles for a friend who wouldn't leave me alone till I did, and I as they were...
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