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Search: Posts Made By: Tempest
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 159
Views: 6,259
Posted By Tempest
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

AC will be a long Day but I think that's a good call. It will give you a shorter sail the next day to Cape May and allow you to spend more time in a great beach town.
The morning might still be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,043
Posted By Tempest
Re: I may try for a solo trip in Sept.

Have a destination in mind? Cape May? Sept is a great time of year. Things quiet down quickly when everyone goes back to school, etc.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 8,189
Posted By Tempest
Re: I'm Done

The wealth of information I've received on this forum has been invaluable. Well worth the price of admission. I've learned more about boat systems, design, maintenance, tactics etc in the 7 years...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,259
Posted By Tempest
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Chef, IF the Vineyard is going to remain your main objective, ( which seems to be the case ) IF the weather cooperates and IF the crew? is up for it ? you could try to bite the bullet and sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 159
Views: 6,259
Posted By Tempest
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

You'll probably want to make a reservation in Cape May if you want a slip for the night.
I believe Utsche's marina has the best price @ 2.00/ft. South Jersey Marina is a dollar more ($2.95) But...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-02-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 4,032
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rediscovering one's "Self"

In case you missed this speech; it seems to fit here.

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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-31-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 4,032
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rediscovering one's "Self"

Can you describe the " Self you used to know so well" ? What is it about that person that you want to re-discover?

What are the topics of those conversations that " interest" you...or perplex...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-21-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Tempest
Re: Un-inspected passenger vessel - What emergency signals??

If you have 3 red hand held flares that have not expired. ( check the expiration date) They will meet the "minimum" carriage requirements. They sell them in packs of 4 ..go figure.

Beyond that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,111
Posted By Tempest
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

Well, Since I've been stuck at my desk grading final exams. As a distraction, I've been been trying to find any relevant data, since I'm curious as well.

Total SAR missions are reported and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Tempest
Re: tiller / rudder to stiff? wy

Check out this page..

Buying a P26 (http://dan.pfeiffer.net/p26/buying.htm) click on the photo of the rudder to enlarge.

And this: http://dan.pfeiffer.net/p26/rudder.htm
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,784
Posted By Tempest
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

Looks like Sunday's winds/seas are a bit of a mixed bag but Improving late in the day with a forecast shift to the SE. Then S . Monday into Tues looks ideal.

It looks like If you stay about 2...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-24-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Tempest
Re: Training

Interesting question.

Here's a link that leads to other links..that should provide some guidance:

Medical Requirements page United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-24-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Tempest
Re: Training

Music,

It really comes down to your personal goals.

If you own a Sailboat, you can just go sailing. If you need a refresher course, Either ASA and US sailing can provide various levels of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,784
Posted By Tempest
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

Hi, I can't speak to Masonboro as I haven't been through there in years. I'm sure someone will chime in with up to date local knowledge. You can also check active captain.

I think you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By Tempest
Re: Sailing The Point Pleasant Canal

TLF, Chef makes a good point, You didn't mention your draft etc.

Once you clear the PP Canal into the upper Bay it's very shallow Anything much over 5 ft gets dicey. You need to make sure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By Tempest
Re: Sailing The Point Pleasant Canal

TLF, I haven't been through in awhile. I used to transit the canal fairly regularly though.

1st.. Here's the list of bridges in NJ with contact info and schedules:

Drawbridge Schedule,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2014
Replies: 300
Views: 8,296
Posted By Tempest
Re: safe cooking

Boredop let's dial it back. There's been good discussion here of the pros and cons of various cooking methods and fuel sources. Why get in the weeds..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By Tempest
Re: USCG 6 Pack License

It's an operator of an "Uninspected" passenger vessel license

and you're limited to 6 paying passengers
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By Tempest
Re: What classes to take

David, Besides a diesel course like Mac Boring offers. I might consider the STCW 95 Basic Safety Training. You don't need it for ASA or US sailing, but if you have any thoughts of working in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,311
Posted By Tempest
Re: Music for sailing: what floats your boat?

I'm a big music fan.. but If the wind is up and I'm sailing, I prefer to turn it off and listen to the boat. I like the quiet. Stereo usually comes on at the dock, or anchorage.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By Tempest
Re: Teaching the wind techniques

Hi David, For the helmsman, I have found that explaining what they are trying to accomplish in a general sense helps a little. ie: The wind is behind you, over your left shoulder for...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-05-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Tempest
Re: Navigation puzzle

I guess that is what I was implying.

Your position looks like you were approx. 1/2 mile north (m) of race rock and west of the tip of Fisher's Island ( race pt.) In about 50 to 80 ft of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-25-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,109
Posted By Tempest
Re: books on basic sailing..

ASA SAILING MADE EASY TEXTBOOK - 101 (http://asastore.org/samaeabyamsa.html)

This is the textbook that ASA uses for 101. They should provide it to you along with a logbook with your registration....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-20-2013
Replies: 71
Views: 4,336
Posted By Tempest
Re: Initial Offer Question

Hi Julie, I own an '85 Sabre 34, and while I think my boat is worth every bit of $60,000.
;-) I'd never get it. Nor would I expect to get $50,000. If I could. I'd probably sell it today and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-28-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,507
Posted By Tempest
Re: Sailing yesterday - lessons learned?

It sounds like you were sailing too close to the wind ( pinching too much) if your genoa was luffing wildly.

OR, Like Alex suggested..did you adjust your fairleads when you unfurled the genoa? ...
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