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Search: Posts Made By: pixurman
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By pixurman
Jacksonville, FL area

Sounds like fun. Call me :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-21-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 17,154
Posted By pixurman
Wing vs Fin Keel

Great detail and info for me... THANKS for the help! Phil
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 17,154
Posted By pixurman
Wing vs Fin Keel

Thanks for the insights. Of course I don''t plan to ground...didn''t plan on it when I bounced off last year either :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 17,154
Posted By pixurman
Wing vs Fin Keel

I''d like to get some experienced comments of wing vs fin keels. I like the idea of a shallow draft but if I bottom out with a wing will it break off or dig in? If my slip drys out from under the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By pixurman
Jacksonville, FL area

Greetings all, I''m planning to visit the Jax area with my Spindrift-19 in tow. I''m looking to vacation and check out the area as a place to live in a year. Any things to consider or avoid?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By pixurman
Auto vs Manual SOSpenders

I am debating (with myself) on weather the auto inflate or the manual SOSpenders is the best way to go. The auto is obvious if you are knocked out. My "what if" is how often is an auto inflator going...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By pixurman
Morehead City, NC

My vacation plans are to sail the ICW in the Morehead City area and to include some ocean water as well. My little ship is a Spindrift-19. Any experience others can offer of this area would be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 674
Posted By pixurman
Emerald Isle NC

I am planning a vacation to Emerald Isle and will be keeping my Spindrift-19 (Precision-18) on the sound side of the Island. I need any info on sailing this area on both ICW and Ocean side.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By pixurman
Thru Hull Transducer

I recently bought a fish finder/depth sounder for our little Spindrift-19 (Precision-18). The instructions say I can shoot the transducer right through the hull and tells how to mount it. My question...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-28-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By pixurman
Wind Direction

This won''t be much of a descussion. If wind is reported as South at 5 Knots. Is that wind FROM the south or TO the south?

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-21-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By pixurman

I''m a ham radio operator as well as a sailor so maybe I can help. AS in sailing, there are a number of variables to consider. The frequency you are operating on, antenna, atmospheric conditions,...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-02-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 4,278
Posted By pixurman
Marine VHF

I''m new to sailing. Planning to sail our Spindrift-19 (Precision-18) in the NC and SC intercoastal waterway on summer vacation, Holden Beach, NC to Little River, SC to be exact. One area we need to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2002
Replies: 88
Views: 22,553
Posted By pixurman
Starwind Owners

I have a Spindrift 19. I think the mold for the Starwind became the Spindrift before becoming the Precision 18.

Anyway, I have the same water concern that you do.

Precision may be a trailer...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-11-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 4,870
Posted By pixurman
Starwind 22

I am under the impression that after Starwind, the molds (for the 18'') became the Spindrift-19 and then the Precision-18.

I have a Spindrift-19 (1986), love it. would like to hear from other...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-10-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,244
Posted By pixurman
Ocean Isle Beach NC

Really appreciate the input. I have motored with rather unseaworthy pontoon boats in the waterway. I have only just "tasted" a bit of the current and waves at Shallotte Inlet and and Lockwoods Folly...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-04-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,244
Posted By pixurman
Ocean Isle Beach NC

Our first trip into the big salt water will be from Ocean Isle Beach, NC. I know the ICW there from years of vacations, but this is our first year with our Spindrift 19 (same as Precision 18). My...
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