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Search: Posts Made By: oysterman23
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
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Posted By oysterman23
Midwinter Medicine

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Mounting containers to lifelines

Hi Pinay.
Don't know how others rig their lifelines for loads but realistically I avoid putting much of anything there that would catch much water..mine cannot handle more than the essential task....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 4,209
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Sailing Alone Better?

I solo most of the time and love it. Sometimes it's meditation sometimes a blast to sail as fast as the boat says it can. It seems each time is different and there is always something new or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-01-2015
Replies: 200
Views: 16,485
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

I use k-1 for heating my shop this is close to the Hess price near me.
Canned fuels at HD Lowes etc are always higher and are rarely a finer product. I use fair quantities of lacquer thinner and big...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-01-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Minimum Draft

Indeed. And then come Oct and. Nov with high highs and veery low lows and you're stuck. And that's hopefully with no wave action. I have a shoal draft Morgan and occasionally I either plow my way...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Refrigeration or AC groundfaults

Thanks for your responses. The boats us article related to ac and fresh water environments . I was very surprised the low mili amperage which can be fatal. 1/3 of what it takes to power a 60 watt...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-31-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Winter sailing in Northeast

Hi Barry. Don't know if this was directed atme but I am on a private dock sprung loosely against two tall risers with fender boards. These creeks manage to stay reasonably clear most years haven't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By oysterman23
Refrigeration or AC groundfaults

I was reading BoatUS site today on preventing Electrical Shock Deaths and they alluded to the higher risk of ground faults occurring in marine ac or refrigeration setups....no explanation was given...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-27-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Winter sailing in Northeast

Hey Tom
That sounds fun! It was better today but had work to do and bagged the new main yesterday in honor of Inevitable Winter here (one must show respect to the sailing Gods) hanging out dockside...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Winter sailing in Northeast

Yea I took the new jib off three weeks ago figuring I could use the storm jib or drifter as appropriate. That drifter points pretty well in lighter wind. And if I put soft shackles on the forestay it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By oysterman23
Winter sailing in Northeast

I often keep my boat in during the winter and love the chance to steal a day when the weather breaks Today I decided what the hell warmer and sunny Dec 26th let's go! Had a few hours with some good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,234
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Journey or the Destination

Once the sails fill and the boat sets her shoulder to the swell I'm "there".

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Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-21-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 20,473
Posted By oysterman23
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Me too!

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-21-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,105
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Tiller Pilot Choices - Simrad TP30-32

With that kinda patience do you think he read the instructions and followed through on set up?
(He could have done all that by hand smoothly like most of us solo guys do daily....:)

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Never been in a slip

Isn't this where the "New" anchor thread starts? Having so reliably done without all these years what sort of tackle have used etc.. :)

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-19-2014
Replies: 103
Views: 7,270
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Fall sailing! Brrr

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Forum: Mirage 11-14-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Harken windward sheeting car

I rigged one on my 24 Morgan and its a pleasure! You can definitely tweak the main to great advantage...

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By oysterman23
Re: More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

Hey Barry. I went down the boat today and began fitting a boom tent for the winter. Haven't used one before but figure it is nice to minimize any snow in the cockpit. Am toying moving the boat to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By oysterman23
Re: More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

True but that's what makes that time so sweet!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By oysterman23
Re: More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

Yes. Vicinity of Carll River looking west south west.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By oysterman23
Re: More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

Sail on Sailor...

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By oysterman23
More miserable November sailing (southeastern NY)

Beautiful late afternoon sail cool but by no means cold the sky doing all sorts of beautiful...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Rockweed !@#$!!

Great South Bay ( Long Island, New York) has the same issues but I would also note that massive phosphate and pesticide/herbicide loads derive from suburban lawns...it is not politically healthy to...
Forum: Cruising Videos 11-04-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 6,619
Posted By oysterman23
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Hi Drake just watched the season 2 opener very nice and yeah wondering what happens with anchoring or...a berth?
Thanks for your work looking forward to next vids


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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2014
Replies: 107
Views: 4,584
Posted By oysterman23
Re: Spinaker or Genaker - which do you prefer?

Hi Gary, enjoy your posts. Good thread. I have a Morgan 24 and have often thought of setting the symmetrical but am too inexperienced with them to even think of it solo... I have a big drifter I set...
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