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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-29-2017
Replies: 160
Views: 4,054
Posted By colemj
Re: Reliance on hi-tech

In my example, one would need to get relicensed when going from a 40' monohull to a 40 catamaran. If you think those are basically the same operationally, then you haven't operated both. Similarly,...
Forum: Weather   10-03-2016
Replies: 227
Views: 10,701
Posted By Donna_F
Re: Catagory-5 Matthew

I don't think that's the same as "outrunning" it, which is what your thread title says.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Options for WiFi/broadband

There are a number of options.

From an architectural point of view there is an external access device--a router--that connects to the shore side WiFi access point, a power-over-Ethernet (poe)...
Forum: Electronics   03-18-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,457
Posted By Zanshin
Re: New AIS Rule

As a singlehander, AIS is very important to me, I want to see and be seen; thus this change is a great step forward. Odd that in this sailing forum this thread only has 8 responses and 397 views,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 7,717
Posted By capta
Re: Sailing off to live on a deserted island

Tom Neal lived on Suvarov atoll, much as you are thinking of doing. You should read his book, An Island to Oneself. Most of the islands that are out there which you could actually live on in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,433
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Anchoring without chain

Just my 2 cents, I have been using a chainless stern anchor for some 20 odd years and never had it fail.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-28-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 11,990
Posted By travlin-easy
Re: Nothing has changed in 50 years...many sailors still can't navigate...

James, I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but this is how it is with pretty much everything in life. 9 years ago, what I knew about sailboats could be written on the head of a pin. Last fall, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By Cruisingdad
Ode to a sailor...

Ode to a sailor…

Over the many years in our travels, we have had the pleasure of meeting many different men and women; only occasionally do we meet other families. You see, families aboard a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: What do you expect a watch stander to to.

Good discussion to have.

For those that don't know already I do a lot of deliveries. In the past year I've been doing more and more owner-aboard along with brokerage clients as crew so I get some...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2013
Replies: 241
Views: 26,720
Posted By ctl411
Thumbs up Re: Full Keel

Bob I'm sure you had nothing to do with the race results :D. You are correct in that a "slow" boat sailed well makes others take notice. Everyone expects a J boat to be fast.
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