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Search: Posts Made By: wakked1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By wakked1
Re: "Can I Go With this weekend..?"

"go with"? Go with what? Is this related to http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/92620-clothing-optional-sailing.html?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By wakked1
I just signed up the virtual regatta myself, as...

I just signed up the virtual regatta myself, as the "Johnny Floaten". Even though its started they just place you mid-pack.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 9,105
Posted By wakked1
Though that article at least makes no mention of...

Though that article at least makes no mention of losing the rudder. It just states that "a crack or hole near the rudder was the suspected cause." Which could mean any number of things.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2008
Replies: 86
Views: 4,418
Posted By wakked1
I have a dumb question. Why does anyone care...

I have a dumb question. Why does anyone care what their rep power is? Its not like this is American Idol. What's at stake? Nothing.

Please, give me neg rep power, if you can.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By wakked1
If you pack plenty of bananas and pork, it all...

If you pack plenty of bananas and pork, it all evens out.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 2,948
Posted By wakked1
Death by boom

I don't think this has been posted here but I just came across this story:

Rescuers save woman after yacht death (http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=565363)

Short excerpt:



First...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-28-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 4,030
Posted By wakked1
It seems to me like the only things unethical...

It seems to me like the only things unethical could possibly be a) not abiding by the language in the contract or b) originally entering the contract with no intention of buying in the first place...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 04-28-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 5,577
Posted By wakked1
Don't believe everything the Pardees have to say.

Don't believe everything the Pardees have to say.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2008
Replies: 79
Views: 3,577
Posted By wakked1
Thanks for the info. I search around a bit but...

Thanks for the info. I search around a bit but couldn't find a final report on the Voyage 44 capsize, would be an interesting read.

Given the intensity of the storm and accompanying swells I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2008
Replies: 79
Views: 3,577
Posted By wakked1
That is true. Technically this didn't sink: SF...

That is true. Technically this didn't sink: SF Gate: Multimedia (image) (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/object/article?f=/c/a/2006/12/16/BAGI9N0S921.DTL&o=0)

Small consolation to the crew. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 5,238
Posted By wakked1
Hobie 18 would be more comfortable/stable with...

Hobie 18 would be more comfortable/stable with significantly better load carrying capacity. 16' was marginal on Lake Michigan but 18' was great.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-25-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 11,950
Posted By wakked1
Motion wise, I suspect CC can be less prone to...

Motion wise, I suspect CC can be less prone to pitching (being closer to the midpoint of the boat, mast and keel) but significantly more prone to rolling (being generally higher). After spending...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-24-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By wakked1
Yup, my GF and I are heading down. Crewing on a...

Yup, my GF and I are heading down. Crewing on a 47' Brewer, with 4 other people (I think one or two of them own the boat). Already did a brief stint with them from SF to Santa Barbara... made it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-10-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 32,666
Posted By wakked1
I just spent 2 days going from SF to Santa...

I just spent 2 days going from SF to Santa Barbara on a 47' Brewer designed pilothouse sloop. I was curious about the pilothouse before and after this trip, having sailed largely just on typical aft...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-08-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 4,364
Posted By wakked1
I've gone under the south tower before (in about...

I've gone under the south tower before (in about 20 knots of wind). There's plenty of room, it really depends on the swells and tide.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-13-2007
Replies: 31
Views: 3,784
Posted By wakked1
For what its worth I have to respect anyone that...

For what its worth I have to respect anyone that just up and does it. Its so much easier to find a thousand valid reasons not to.

Oh, and you might want to consider replacing the plasma TV with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-13-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By wakked1
Thanks to all for the suggestions! It looks like...

Thanks to all for the suggestions! It looks like Latitude got the crewlist up early this year. I'd provide a link but, apparently, I'm not cool enough yet.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-09-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By wakked1
It depends on the specific marina. Some only let...

It depends on the specific marina. Some only let you stay there for 12 months or so if you purchase a boat then they give it up to the next person on the waiting list. Tends to depend on how much...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-01-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By wakked1
Crewing for the Baja HaHa? (aka Haha Noob)

Hi there,

I'm been on here a bit, mostly lurking. My GF and I are hoping to crew on the Baja Haha this year, ideally all the way from SF to Cabo. We both have sailing experience and at least...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-31-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 968
Posted By wakked1
Couple looking to crew from SF in the Baja Haha

My GF and I are looking to crew on a Baja Haha boat for 2007. Willing to help out for the entire leg down from SF to Cabo. Also looking to get additional open water cruising experience in general. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-31-2007
Replies: 39
Views: 5,727
Posted By wakked1
For Santa Cruz sailing as well, you'll want...

For Santa Cruz sailing as well, you'll want something that is seaworthy (handles swells and high winds) as the weather can pick up rapidly, and also something that sails/motors well upwind for those...
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