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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Sapperwhite
Re: Missing Boater Upper Chesapeake

Thanks to anyone who took an interest.

This morning, Tuesday, the Md DNR pulled a body from the Northeast River. ID still needs to be done, but James was the only missing person in the area so...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Sapperwhite
Re: Missing Boater Upper Chesapeake

http://m.cecildaily.com/news/local_news/article_0b064423-87df-5806-a0f3-630fdc7086d2.html?mode=jqm


Again thanks for any help or leads anyone can provide
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Sapperwhite
Missing Boater Upper Chesapeake

all,

It's been a few years since I last posted to sailnet, but I'm hoping you guys can help out. A colleague of mine went missing from a powerboat somewhere between the c&d canal and turkey point/...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 46,456
Posted By Sapperwhite
TOONCES! LOOK OUT!!!! <iframe width="560"...

TOONCES! LOOK OUT!!!!

<iframe width="560" height="345" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/cvWQZj6kZSE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   08-27-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149
Posted By Sapperwhite
Yeah, B&R rig gives it away

Yeah, B&R rig gives it away
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   08-27-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149
Posted By Sapperwhite
more of the story: "the couple, who did not...

more of the story:

"the couple, who did not want to be identified"

http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2011/08/27/2-rescued-from-sailboat-in-distress-in-norfolk/
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 19,467
Posted By Sapperwhite
Unfortunately the Tamaya NC-77 had valid data...

Unfortunately the Tamaya NC-77 had valid data only up until 1999, you could trick it to get data through 2007, but after that it isn't valid data.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2011
Replies: 214
Views: 32,028
Posted By Sapperwhite
If anyone could provide the strength to weight...

If anyone could provide the strength to weight ratio data for a cider block tied off with clothesline that would be a great help to me. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,858
Posted By Sapperwhite
Mine are big enough to accept a small nerf...

Mine are big enough to accept a small nerf football. it can stuff in around the existing chain no problem. it can be pulled out easily when you draw some chain out.
Forum: Boat Reviews   12-02-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 13,381
Posted By Sapperwhite
Not all Norsea 27 are center cockpit. the more...

Not all Norsea 27 are center cockpit. the more sought after and rarer is the aft cockpit version.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sapperwhite
Gotcha, I believe too that allowing a lit aid...

Gotcha,
I believe too that allowing a lit aid to go unlit and remain unlit is a maintenance issue for the remaining pilings. I also believe the missing aid couldn't have been "just knocked down" so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sapperwhite
well, The aid was lost due to whatever...

well,

The aid was lost due to whatever circumstances, the owner of the aid reported it to the CG immediatly, and the missing aid was reported in the notice to mariners....

So, if its a Class 1...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sapperwhite
CFR Title 33 Part 66 - Private Aids To...

CFR Title 33 Part 66 - Private Aids To Navigation:

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations: Title 33 Part 66...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sapperwhite
Ready to have your eyes bleed? Code of...

Ready to have your eyes bleed?

Code of Federal....REGULATIONS!!! MHUA-HA-HA!

could be something in Title 46 Shipping:
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations: Title 46...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,378
Posted By Sapperwhite
Guess who's duty station for the rest of his life...

Guess who's duty station for the rest of his life is the filing room in the basement of a radar station on Tristan de Cunha
Forum: Boat Reviews   10-20-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 15,320
Posted By Sapperwhite
Keep saving while you shop around and new...

Keep saving while you shop around and new opportunities may come to you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-18-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,537
Posted By Sapperwhite
Thetford picked up the Wilcox Crittenden line....

Thetford picked up the Wilcox Crittenden line. They still offer the skipper and the headmate. they also sell parts, so those of us who still have WC heads can still get support for them.

Skipper...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-18-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By Sapperwhite
Orion is dry for the most part. The molded in rub...

Orion is dry for the most part. The molded in rub strake that runs the full length of the hull does really well to deflect water. I did beat from Rockhall to HDG in steep "chesapeake chop" once....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Sapperwhite
Not nearly as good as Ephraim Lewis YouTube...

Not nearly as good as Ephraim Lewis

YouTube - Ephraim Lewis - Drowning in Your Eyes (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEQp6KkmegU)
Forum: Boat Reviews   09-25-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 15,320
Posted By Sapperwhite
She is very much livable for 2 for a few weeks. ...

She is very much livable for 2 for a few weeks.

Mine was sold as a sloop, cutter rig was an option. Some who remove the inner stay do so because it can be a pain to roll up the jib to tack it...
Forum: Boat Reviews   09-23-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 15,320
Posted By Sapperwhite
An Orion was solo-circumnavigated by Brec Morgan...

An Orion was solo-circumnavigated by Brec Morgan out of Block Is. All the boats on your list have been places, it's what they were built for.

Otter News (http://www.otternews.com/)

The List of...
Forum: Boat Reviews   09-23-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 15,320
Posted By Sapperwhite
SeaQwest! Hands down the Orion is the best...

SeaQwest!

Hands down the Orion is the best boat in the history of the world....ever!

But really, if you haven't had a chance to tour either the Orion or the Shannon in real life (not just...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-18-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By Sapperwhite
Call and ask, Thumper is more than helpful even...

Call and ask, Thumper is more than helpful even with the older boats

Pacific Seacraft : Contact Us (http://www.pacificseacraft.com/html/contact.html)
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-17-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 4,601
Posted By Sapperwhite
PSC water tanks are built into the liner and are...

PSC water tanks are built into the liner and are gelcoated. That may be leeching, could be old plumbing too??? i have an Orion, not a 37 but the water tanks are similar.

When you get in there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 8,713
Posted By Sapperwhite
Also, After some snooping around, it looks like...

Also,
After some snooping around, it looks like Thetford supports the headmate now (including parts support).

Headmate...
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