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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 16,297
Posted By Nereus39
Late Response to engine problem.

Sorry folk, but we've been cruising the Gulf of Alaska while waiting for better conditions on the Gulf Coast of the lower 48.... Had a Whale of a time!!
The slow overheating problem sounds to me...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-23-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 4,442
Posted By Nereus39
Seasickness Medication, Yes

Maybe you need to point a gun at 'em and say swallow.

I've had several less-than perfect "offshore" cruises because some of the guests didn't take their meds. Once in a Gulfstar 54, we never...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 16,297
Posted By Nereus39
Market Turbulence for "Yachts"

If I find out more, I too will post. With the price of crude oil, the cost of a hull & deck for a sturdy glass-reinforced plastic boat like the Horizon / Nemo has gotta be going out of sight! The...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-23-2006
Replies: 3,445
Views: 952,479
Posted By Nereus39
Location

Last cruise longer than 150 miles, Seward / Resurrection Bay / Gulf of Alaska
Home Port: Manitowoc, Wi. Home Waters: Lake Michigan/Lake Superior
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 16,297
Posted By Nereus39
THE COMPANY Horizon Yacht Company of Largo,...

THE COMPANY

Horizon Yacht Company of Largo, Florida, manufactured the Horizon 39 during the 1980's. Barry Scharf owned the company. Barry commissioned yacht designer Burk Borges, who did many...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-09-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 44,473
Posted By Nereus39
Another technical resource for this thread

you can find technical theory and a full excel database for "off shore" (which is by some measures the meaning of "blue water" at http://www.johnsboatstuff.com/technica.htm

of course, if my boat...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-09-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By Nereus39
IMHO the best way to learn is to just do it with...

IMHO the best way to learn is to just do it with a small centerboard sloop (something like a Vanguard 420 comes to mind...) on any body of water bigger than 200 acres.
There are a number of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-09-2006
Replies: 23
Views: 8,787
Posted By Nereus39
Y'all just have to move to Mobile, Alabama....

Y'all just have to move to Mobile, Alabama. Y'alls everywhere.
Forum: Living Aboard   06-09-2006
Replies: 139
Views: 11,902
Posted By Nereus39
With lots of BBQ's, happy hours, and plants...

With lots of BBQ's, happy hours, and plants growing on top, just when will you get to the high seas? (According to one expert, there are tjree kinds of liveaboards: those who do and go nowhere,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 16,297
Posted By Nereus39
Horizon 39

I'm the reasonably happy owner of an Horizon 39 which is currently "in transit" from Manitowoc Wi to the Caribbean via the inland waterways. There are/were about 40 of these vessels here and there...
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