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Search: Posts Made By: captain jack
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By TQA
Re: sail plan curiosity

Here is a picture of the Cornish lugger Greyhound taken during Classic Week in Antigua this year.

http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag94/TQA2/FIVEISLAND043_zpse69ef1f6.jpg

The build story of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 3,911
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Blue-Water Cal 2-27?

just incase other are now reading this older thread and are curious. this cal2-27 was sailed from San Francisco to Fiji

Open Blue Horizon - Home (http://www.openbluehorizon.com/)
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By tdoster
Re: Cement to the rescue

Makes me wonder. Did you read the article at all?


The centerboard system on this boat had recently been refit/repaired. So, preventitive maint was done. I would say this points to a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 7,631
Posted By paikea
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Actually, the device is very small and very light. No space or weight issue. In normal hiking, yes, not a big deal, anyone can squat, but consider extreme cold conditions (in fact for very cold...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 7,631
Posted By Andrew65
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

After reading your posts, you'll enjoy her book. I had it at one time, never for it to be returned by a guy who was getting talked into sailing away with a girl by the girl, go figure

I am still...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 115
Views: 7,631
Posted By zedboy
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Yeah, but if his residence is his Cal 2-27, it may have been less than a year of his GF's rent.

We're not talking about the marina costs after you invest in a HR-53...
Forum: herSailNet 08-16-2014
Replies: 353
Views: 20,725
Posted By TropicCat
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

Of course there is sexism between the sexes. My lady demands it. She expects traditional roles for the sexes and for her doors to be opened for her and her guy to drive the car. I have attempted to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-08-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 7,631
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

Ah... the second thoughts are setting in! There are children sailing solo around the world, You can't change a tire because you haven't learned the "logic" you would use to do it without muscles....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-06-2014
Replies: 115
Views: 7,631
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Liveaboard woman alone

I haven't seen $3,000US/month for a 40' boat anywhere although I haven't looked everywhere.

On the Chesapeake Bay slips for a 40' boat generally run $3,000US to $9,000US / year. Utilities...
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 353
Views: 20,725
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

As they say in politics, this is just rallying your base, not mainstream anymore. I can't think of too many examples of this for those under 70.

Sailing is a hobby that both my wife and I have...
Forum: herSailNet 08-01-2014
Replies: 353
Views: 20,725
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

I read the point as the accusations and terms are so overused, it actual dilutes the cause wherever it is real. I do agree with that. That's not denial.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By sulli
Smile Re: boat salvage yard?

My recent score was 2 Lewmar 40ST 2 speeds with a section of deck with 2 cleats attached for drum roll $200 for the pair.
Their prices are not bad at all.
I am not associated with them in any way,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By BluemanSailor
Re: boat salvage yard?

Try Greg Neck boatyard at the end of the Sassafrass river- had lots of boats around the yard and in the woods..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,400
Posted By This Old Sailboat
Re: Catalina 22 fixer upper

Scratches through the gelcoat into the glass underneath would be a different color too. Could be paint after all, though. Just didn't want you to think that painting was your only option. Hard to say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Faster
Re: converting a jib to rollerfurling

If you do forgo the UV cover and choose to remove the sail between trips, fitting hooks to the sail as shown below will drastically reduce the number of shackle pins dropped overboard!!

...
Forum: Sailing Music 06-02-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 10,461
Posted By PBzeer
Re: To Start It Off

http://youtu.be/9eUCqniEh-U <---- Bad url from Youtube.

http://youtu.be/CvMajCp8i3E
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-31-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 4,466
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: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By Faster
Re: in the news today

Already a thread running on this, Jack

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/vessels-lost-missing-danger/140818-4-lost-40-7-sinks-off-azores-15-may-14-a.html

To avoid clutter I've closed this one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By Classic30
Re: sliding hatch or hinged hatch?

Glad to help :)

The sheet of tinted Perspex across the back of cut-outs between support pillars works extremely well. From outside the boat it looks for all the world like it has separate windows...
Forum: Cal 05-16-2014
Replies: 294
Views: 8,519
Posted By Puddin'_Tain
Re: looking for past or present owners of 1970 through 73 cal 27s

Spruce spreaders will last 30+ years with a pretty minimal amount of maintenance. Just paint the top and sides every 5 or 10 years (varnish the bottom surface, so you can see any rot developing) and...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 05-10-2014
Replies: 590
Views: 35,139
Posted By smurphny
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

There has never been unbiased reporting. Whether for dollars or ideology, news media has always been slanted. It's why we need educated readers, readers who have been taught how to weigh the words...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,296
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Cruising and career

It's absolutely true that you have to "start at the bottom", but the new bottom starting point can be a lot higher than your previous seniority earned you. Ultrasound techs and Echocardiology techs...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 590
Views: 35,139
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

JA!

thanks(chall) cant wait even if it just hopping down our coast for a while... the boat is almost done and ready! so close!

btw this thread needs more peace and understanding and compassion...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 590
Views: 35,139
Posted By smurphny
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I would think twice about taking very young children on an offshore voyage because of all the reasons cited by folks here but that would by my decision. It was their decision to sail and theirs...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-07-2014
Replies: 590
Views: 35,139
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

As someone who is a medical provider, and has spent half his medical career so far in Emergency Medicine or Urgent Medicine, I take issue with the premise that a healthy one year old child must be...
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