SailNet Community - Search Results

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Search Forums
 Not a Member? 


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.22 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: JonEisberg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 3,014
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Advice From Young Punks

You mean, like all those alleged newbs in the Salty Dawg Rally, where "Just Do It" might as well be the rally's official motto?

Sorry, couldn't resist... :-))
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Info on Bristol 40 Custom Center Cockpit

I can assure you, that's no Bristol... :-)

I did a number of deliveries for Clint Pearson back in the day, when all their boats were Hood designs... What fine gentlemen he was, one of the best...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Drogues and Sea Anchors

A 3-strand nylon rode would appear to be a risky choice for that application... In addition to the problem of 3-strand ropes unlaying when subject to severe loads, there is the problem of nylon's...
Forum: Electronics 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,248
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Which AIS should I buy?

Sorry, I wasn't "ridiculing" your suggestion, but merely pointing out that with a Standard Horizon VHF, no one really needs to have AIS displayed on a charplotter or computer...



Again, not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Bermuda jumping off point

2 problems with what you're proposing...

First, Bermuda is hardly "along the way" if you're starting from the NE, but still want to cruise the SE coast as far as the Keys...

Second, there's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 4,028
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Hopes and dreams. Is this realistic?

[/QUOTE]

Well, I'd say the #1 Lesson from that one would be: Don't 'invest' a significant chunk of your retirement fund in an uninsured boat"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Update from LaPaz, Baja, Mexico

Greg, first off, my condolences to you and Jill for the loss of your old friend Gunther, he sounds like one who was loved by many...

Ironies certainly abound with this storm, the fact that boats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Cape Dory

Wow, that boat looks SWEET...

By all appearances, you chose wisely, Best of Luck with her...

:-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,511
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Battens Vs No Battens

yeah, I got a good chuckle out of that one, as well...

Sure wish I'd found that out earlier, that all these years I've apparently been sailing with a mainsail capable of sailing directly upwind......
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,918
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: generator a good idea?

Good eye, I believe you are correct... :-)



Wow... just, WOW...

Hopefully, he won't have to resort to shining searchlights, and blaring loud rap music, like that lunatic down on Sunset Lake...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 3,205
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: When Do You Reef?

That's a very nice selection, but I think you need at least one more by Don Casey...

Really a pity that this one never gained the wider readership it deserved...

Sensible Cruising: The Thoreau...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,918
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: generator a good idea?

What, you doubt that the wind gen linked to back in Post #29 is gonna be anything less than Virtually Silent? :-)


http://bhasolar.com/resources/_wsb_407x304_250wg2.jpeg



haven't seen a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 3,014
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Advice From Young Punks

I salute you... FINALLY, 50 posts into this thread, a YP weighs in with some advice that actually has to do with SAILING...

:-))



One of my nephews has been on the Ski Patrol & Avalanche...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Drogues and Sea Anchors

As always, It DEPENDS... :-) Way too many variables in any particular situation to afford a simple answer...

Your supposition is right, however - I think the decision is generally based upon the...
Forum: Electronics 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,248
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Which AIS should I buy?

Unfortunately, mine wasn't much help this summer...

I need one of those Next Gen eyeballs, are they Mark IV, or Mark V?

You know, the ones with the ability to peer through the fog?

My radar...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 97
Views: 4,028
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Hopes and dreams. Is this realistic?

Well, except for the sailing, and cruising... :-)

CRUISING CALIFORNIA would have to be one of the briefest cruising guides ever written. On other place in America has so many miles of coastline,...
Forum: Electronics 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,248
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Which AIS should I buy?

HUH?

While having AIS targets show up on a plotter screen is certainly a 'nice to have' feature, it is by no means essential... Anyone who can't interpret the info displayed on even the tiny...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,918
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: generator a good idea?

A rudimentary battery monitor, the ability to isolate the house and starting banks, and a sailor who actually pays attention to the status of his system, can accomplish the same goal... For...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 3,709
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Collecting Rain water

Same here, though I'll probably keel over any day now, from drinking rainwater collected on deck, and straight from my tanks... :-)

...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 3,205
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: When Do You Reef?

I'm guessing If your remove WAR AND PEACE from your bookshelf, you might just just be able to wedge it in there...

:-)

Another great book on yacht design, is Steve Killing's YACHT DESIGN...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 3,205
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: When Do You Reef?

Nobody has explained it all better...


http://www.libramar.net/F1_21_DEC/Yacht_Design_According_to_Perry.jpg


I'll bet the answer to fully half of the questions that arise around here, can be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: sail plan curiosity

Bermuda rigs are pretty decent for singlehanding, as well... That's probably why about 99% of solo sailors are using them... :-)

In general, I don't like the idea of messing around too much with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 2,918
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: generator a good idea?

Let's also not forget this is what the OP actually wrote:



He's sailing a 31-footer, in a region where the sailing conditions are such that he's very likely to be doing plenty of motoring, to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 78
Views: 3,014
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Uh-oh, this bitter member of the aforementioned Sorrowful Demographic is not sure what is meant by that :-)

Got a link, or something?



Well, to each his own... I don't suppose anyone else...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,913
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: How do you stretch your season in the northeast

Not surprisingly, not everyone shares your view...

Including some with a great deal more cold weather/high latitude sailing experience than you possess:



...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:22 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.