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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4,005
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Washington State - Sailing? Living?

Retired here a year ago (south western WA on the Pacific Columbia). Water can be a little thin on the river if you get out of the channel. So far no one has mentioned to make up for no income tax...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2013
Replies: 134
Views: 9,824
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Would you rather own a sailboat or a RV?

Aging sailor:
Motor home
Rest home
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-10-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By cutterdad
Re: I'm ashamed...I cheated!

Unless you are in a SAILboat race I agree with caberg.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,441
Posted By cutterdad
Re: #1 sailing city in USA *CORRECTED

Given the options and my limited experience I voted for San Francisco.
If there had been an "other". I would vote for which ever city/body of water your boat is in.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-02-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 4,042
Posted By cutterdad
Re: I Think I Found The Right Boat

I agree with the crew.
Used Boats are cheap. It's the doodads that cost.
I looked at used boat a couple of months ago. Everything Beautiful. Pulled it out of the water and the bottom had been bts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2013
Replies: 123
Views: 12,371
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Why buy a brand new $150,000 sailboat?

A lot of us just posted congratulations to Bob Perry for his wonderful boat designs. Imagine if no one commissioned new boat designs. We might not have the great boats he designed new or used and Bob...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-25-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Anybody still unaware of the incredible AC race showdown??

I agree it's been everything Larry hoped for. Even my wife has enjoyed watching the race.
The come back has been unbelievable. Win or lose both boats have put on a great race.
We don't get NBC...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-03-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 3,524
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Seagull behavior modification

What about a water blaster?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Active Lido 14 Forum?

Have you tried To goggle "Lido 14 Class Association"?
I used to race Lido 14s and found some members very helpful.
Something's I remember: I thought North Sails were fast and they have a great...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 6,644
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Dock vs. mooring

Bought a new to me boat a few years ago and it took over a year to sell the old boat.
Kept the old boat in my slip and rented a ball for the new boat. So for that year plus I had both a mooring ball...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By cutterdad
Re: What a Weekend!

Good for you and your Dad!
I've only been sailing for a few decades so it's still a RUSH for me to.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,785
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Zodiac vs tri-hull for dinghy

I had a 10' Livingston. It was wonderful when I used to row or 2 hp Honda out to an Islander Freeport on the ball in Morro Bay. You could stand on the rail to climb aboard the Freeport that has a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-15-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,995
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Regretting my Honda 2.3 purchase

I have the same Honda and it can be a little disconcerting in some situations. When possible I stay side-tied to the dock until after I have started the little bugger and have it calmed down. This...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 5,796
Posted By cutterdad
Re: know it all ???

Sounds like he has given you a good yardstick to measure anything else he might say to you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Sailed Outside - First Time

There is no better sound on a sailboat then when you turn the engine off and just hear the sound of you and your boat quietly sailing along.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 4,260
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Mr. Perry?

Cutter is my dogs name.
Although the Grandkids think it is Cutter Butter Peanutbutter.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 4,260
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Mr. Perry?

I know Cutter is the name of my dog.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 4,260
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Mr. Perry?

At 18 my hero was Bob Dylan.
At 67 it's Bob Perry.
Thanks Bob
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 191,471
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Seriously Dude,
I would not of left the dock for a day sail on that boat!

True story or not let's see chapter two.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,196
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Is bleach going to hurt my old deck or hull paint?

One cup bleach to one gallon of water. Works good on gel coat and the guy that just finished my new Bimini suggested the same for my canvas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,633
Posted By cutterdad
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 7,106
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Need Opinion: Chart plotter, north up or course up?

I need north up to get oriented and plot a course on a paper chart.
Once oriented if I am looking at the course and say have the map or cp in Fremont of me I like course up to compare with what I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 23,899
Posted By cutterdad
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

Nobody wanted to see Andrew Simpson or any other sailor die.
Hopefully it never happens again.
That said racing is racing and America's Cup has always been a teckno / courtroom sport.
It has never...
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