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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 3,599
Posted By chef2sail
Re: 2016 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

If you keep your boat at White Rocks you'll get the crap kicked out of you. Wind funnels down the creek right at it.
We are at Maryland Yacht Club, protected and often see boats in WR bounced around...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 911
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Harken MK I furler. Should I use it? Too old? Furlers vs hank on ? Your thoughts?

Keep the furler......most of us have them for a reason. Our new Harken is actually better designed with the hard Marlon and Toulon balls in it. The furler also gives you the option to reduce sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-13-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Things to do CT & RI coast in Nov

When in Stonington check out the honor store selling scallops .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2015
Replies: 206
Views: 7,218
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Anything-Sailing Forum Down?

Interesting watching many of you taking judgemental positions or pronouncements on others like Giu, Cam , SD etc. in this thread. SO Its ok to speak about others negatively in a SN forum. To what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 287
Views: 21,290
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Pearons 28 passes Beneteau 46

I think you got this whole scenerio wrong.

The guy was having sex with his girl in the "cockpit" and didn't give a shoots ass how his sails were trimmed. He probably never even noticed you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Annapolis live-aboard

We are 20 miles north on the Patapsco. Our winter water is hose in the water which merely needs to be fished out and connected to. The price for a 50 ft slip including a 1000 chit which can be used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 9,759
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Sped down the beautiful NJ coast admiring the white fine sand beaches and the rebuilt homes in many of the communities since Hurricane Sandy came through.
We passed the new pier in Seaside Heights...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Addressing rudder vibration

Looks so simple, but it's not. Great job and photo documentation. I think thus same project is in my future.

Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-31-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 4,666
Posted By chef2sail
Re: New York to Cape May ok for beginners?

Having sailed this a good number of times I would agree with all the above comments especially S/V Auspicious as to the route. We will be hopping up the coast following that route in reverse Cape...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-09-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Completed 4th recent Cape May trip

Congrats James....great trip.....real good wind this time too. Time to join us going north ( we even stop to get shuteye)..**:**)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Variable speed polisher recommendation

Well had a 60 dollar Roibi from HD which I used for many years. Took forever to do the job and i thought it was a good job.......thats until.....I read Mainesails sticky and recommendation. Having...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,427
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Sailing The Point Pleasant Canal

Tempests post is spot on. He should know best as he sails in that area. We have done the first part of the canal and his evaluations of the current are correct. The RR bridge he refers to is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Cape May Canal;Kent Narrows wonder you ran were too far away from the ferries

Having been through the canal dozens of times the part that eventually shoals is behind the ferries on the south side....
Forum: Electronics   03-30-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By chef2sail
Re: TV installation

Consider this Peerless articulating mount. We have our 32 inch HD/DVD TV on it. Flat against the wall when not in use. Allows the TV to be angled when sitting on the setee.


Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2014
Replies: 77
Views: 6,249
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Maiden Voyage Newbie Trainwreck

Great story and congrats on your maiden sail. We all have had experiences like that. Taking a long a more experienced sailor for a few outings may be helpful.

I vote for the redundancy side...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-21-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 36,205
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

The saga ends and the story begins...Good luck with her Jim.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-11-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,141
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Cost of sole replacement

We are doing this next winter on our C&C35. Luckily it actually has sections which we can unscrew and pul out and use as templates for he new sole. It appeared mine went under the settees but after...
Forum: Diesel   08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Raw water strainer

We have both the inline Graco bronze strainer as well as. Kingston slotted trainer on the hull. Both have caught the eel grass, plastic bags, lids, but the bronze Graco has actually stopped a few...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,545
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

G .... ..... d.

Great 2nd post, so who called you and suggested the damage control that you felt to join SN now and not before.

This thread has runs its course for me unless someone new from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,545
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I agree...of course off shore racing is much harder and a different skill set than off shore cruising.....I have done both but never a 14 day race off shore. RD and Jake had 0 offshore race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,545
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

No one is making facts up except you guys...just reiterating your and his story. So many holes in it, so many questions.

You make it sound like you saved everybody from some terrible fate,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Who do I find out my boats pay-Load?

I marvel at the job you did in restoring that boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,545
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

That's I agree with the Captain took his boat out woefully unprepared. This in spite of two other know ocean races that he participated in before .

He increased his burden with Rockdawg. We have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,545
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I have done that already thanks.

That e mail was a Generic e mail for the business. No answer on the cell. Was hoping since Randolf had already spoken directly to him there was an alternative...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-23-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,252
Posted By chef2sail
Re: Name on Bow = Charter Boat?

I think you are misinterpreting the brokers answer. One way of identifying some of the boats which were common to both regular ownership and those which came from the Carribean charter fleet was that...
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