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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By TomMaine
NASHUA is a W-class 42

Just launched. A class racer, it's a beautiful blend of old and new design.

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Forum: Apps & Authors   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 263
Views: 12,959
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Waterway Guide Beats Active Captain

The crowd-sourced data for that marker would have said...

"Pack ice really bad in this particular spot in Antarctica. Recommend French Polynesia instead to hang out with Gauguin and the chicks....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-24-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,365
Posted By agentjohnson
Re: Boat Shoes

I have been wearing Vibram Five Fingers, laugh it up, They are the most comfortable go anywhere shoe ever. I'm not keen on wearing them everywhere for the seeming disdain of the public, but I can...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-01-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By obelisk
Re: Crew Wanted - Bali to Langkawi/Phuket and Points West

ronnie,

this spectacular topography is in eastern Indo. pm me for some more info if you want
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,054
Posted By capecodda
Re: Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

Around here, boat yards get $95/hr. Boat yard crew get's paid poorly. Boat yards don't make money either. No one's getting rich in the yacht business that I know, on either side.

The local...
Forum: Apps & Authors   05-25-2015
Replies: 263
Views: 12,959
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Waterway Guide Beats Active Captain

I must be too old school. What is Actove Captain and Waterway Guide? Are they something like a crowd sourced coast pilot??

MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2015
Replies: 56
Views: 2,474
Posted By MedSailor
Re: My Autopilot is posessed by Satan!

Perhaps the demons have been exercised from the boat. I moved the 30lb tool bag far away from the compass and took the boat out and used the Autopilot when there was plenty of sea room for "Crazy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-14-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,091
Posted By kwaltersmi
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-12-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By Zanshin
Re: Single handed sailing in BVI

I started singlehanded sailing in the BVI years back, on an ex-Sunsail Jeanneau 43DS. This is now my 4th boat and I'm still singlehanding in the Caribbean (this note comes from Deep Bay in Antigua,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-10-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,477
Posted By capt jgwinks
Re: Logging sea time (Captains-your input please!)

I've never heard of them asking for logs to support pleasure boat time. There is no requirement to keep a log, therefore it would be unreasonable for them to demand to examine one. Commercial...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By krisscross
Re: Most moronic rationalization for bigger boat

If you really want to get a bigger boat you have to sound more convincing. Like, "On a bigger boat we could have a separate cabin for your mother".
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-09-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tempest
Re: Logging sea time (Captains-your input please!)

Yes, you just submit a sea service form. and proof of ownership of a vessel.
If you haven't owned the vessel for the entire period of time you are submitting you're going to have to get the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By overbored
Re: Sail Drives?

Wow, now we have Saildrive "wives tails" . lets see how many ways we can make up stories about what is going to happen if you have a Saildrive. Sorry to disappoint guys but the tails are just not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By MedSailor
MedSailor's first weekend out...

It's getting close to a year since I bought my new boat, and after all the trials and tribulations, it was finally time to go out with the family and take our first cruise!

The engine has been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,791
Posted By Stumble
Re: Chain Plates

Any corrosion would be negligible at the worst at least as between the titanium and stainless. Between the stainless and aluminium you might get some. But I think they are sleeved with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2015
Replies: 24
  Poll: Cruising Gear
Views: 1,564
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Cruising Gear

I want everything on the boat - including cold Margarettas, hot senoritas, TV, Radar, Internet, flush toilet, shower, hot and cold running water, refrigerator/freezer, Heat Pump, dinghy, generator,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2015
Replies: 286
Views: 25,937
Posted By TakeFive
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Nobody makes you watch.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2015
Replies: 286
Views: 25,937
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Just used a go pro for the first time on sailing vacation. Took a bunch of random 5sec to 60sec vids.

Had no idea what I was doing really. When home, I strung them all together into one big...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-09-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 12,091
Posted By svtaipan
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

In case you are still interested .....We have owned a Kaufman 49 since 2001. purchased Australia. Currently in Bahamas. We have done over 100,000 sea miles and love this boat. Keen to contact other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,886
Posted By the_abuse
Re: For sale: Ideal windlass, B&G gauges, misc

theres a really good group on facebook called sailboat swap i have had good luck on it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,791
Posted By Stumble
Re: Chain Plates

It's getting there. What is really sad is that if a major retailer would pick it up you could realistically get Ti fasteners for not much more than stainless. Like 10% more than high quality 316...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2015
Replies: 79
Views: 34,441
Posted By svHyLyte
Nicro Day-Night 2000 solar vent repair-Final Report

Well--It is now 2-1/2 years since making our home-cooked repair/upgrade to our Day-Night Solar Vent (see Post #42) and, as previously reported, other than a slight burp caused by the formation of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2015
Replies: 286
Views: 25,937
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

If you're fed up, don't watch the movies. Simple really.

Oh - and your post just took up 320 bytes in the "data center storage memory". Text-based selfie?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2015
Replies: 286
Views: 25,937
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Dude - I'm always aimless!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,557
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

I think he is talking about "hanking on" a sail over the foil with the soft shackles kind of the same way hanks woudl work over the forstay. It would not roll in, but he could perhaps use a...
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