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Search: Posts Made By: Jiminri
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By RichH
Re: Night Ops

My wife and I sail the Chesapeake and other venues a lot a night: hardly any powerboat chop, cooler in mid summer, no crowds, less idiots, etc. etc.

Tips for visual needs:
1. dont look at any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Night Ops

I do Annapolis to Norfolk straight through (and thus overnight) fairly often. I deliver to and from the Chesapeake Bay a lot. How can I help? If you are near Annapolis and want to get together to run...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,207
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Fellow Four Eyes dealing with rain

Stop in just about any dive shop and they can help. I always preferred the masks that had split eye windows and some manufacturers sold prescription replacements for the windows. You just needed to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,490
Posted By DRFerron
USCG Navigation Rules Updated

FYI:

Amendments to Inland Navigation Rules (33 CFR 83) became effective 1 August 2014 and a new Handbook of Navigation Rules (replacing the old Commandant Instruction 16672.2) is posted on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2014
Replies: 66
Views: 4,756
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: The trend in new cruising boats....

BANG!!

"Hey, Honey, I just killed another land lubber guest! He tripped over the Traveler!"
"Thats terrible! Is the traveler OK?"

As they say cruisers at mostly at anchor even in active...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: Bascule bridge, Knapps Narrows, MD question

Correct, the operator does not open the bridge vertical and you need to get over. I've got as much stick and more beam, so no problem.

Do consider the tide (look at pilings as soon as you enter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Sabreman
Re: Bascule bridge, Knapps Narrows, MD question

Some bridges go fully open, others don't. I've been through Knapps Narrows and don't recall any issue. Just stay toward the side where it's most open. Since only one side opens (as opposed to draw...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,873
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Excessive stern "tuck" under power

As many have said, you may be over reving your engine. Cruising boats are often equipped with engines that produce more power than the boat can use in flat water and calm winds. The extra horsepower...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-25-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,906
Posted By CapnChuck
Re: Oxford, MD

We didn't stay in a marina, but here is our report on our recent visit, The Trawler Beach House: Trawlering The Chesapeake Bay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 10,774
Posted By chef2sail
Last year we bought a Walker bay Odessey Air...

Last year we bought a Walker bay Odessey Air Floor 270 AF (8ft 10 in). The advanatage was its weight as well as the 17" tubes and the many D rings and 4 lifting rings for the davits we have all...
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