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Forum: Learning to Sail   05-30-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,731
Posted By cthomas
Emerald Coast is great. They are in Pensacola. ...

Emerald Coast is great. They are in Pensacola. Highly recommend.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 8,188
Posted By cthomas
Check Heron's Way Marina in Mandeville. Very...

Check Heron's Way Marina in Mandeville. Very nice marina. We have been there for almost six years. Coming from Baton Rouge is only about 10 minutes further and you will like both being on the East...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2011
Replies: 78
Views: 13,984
Posted By cthomas
Mr Evans, Thank you for the book. I too enjoy...

Mr Evans,
Thank you for the book. I too enjoy single handed sailing. There are a lot of good thoughts in it. It is much appreciated. I also enjoyed your celestial navigation booklet. I thought...
Forum: Apps & Authors   01-05-2011
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 133,186
Posted By cthomas
10,000 Leagues Over the Sea by W. A. Robinson. ...

10,000 Leagues Over the Sea by W. A. Robinson. Great book written in 1932 about a guy that sails around the world from 1928 to 1931.

Count Luckner: The Sea Devil by Lowell Thomas. Again an old...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   12-28-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By cthomas
check out seargents model boats in bequia. ...

check out seargents model boats in bequia. tobago cays for sure. chatham bay (sp?) on union island. you will love the islands.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,398
Posted By cthomas
KW cops do enforce open GLASS containers though. ...

KW cops do enforce open GLASS containers though. I was nicely told to throw glass bottle away while friend was ignored with can.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-04-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By cthomas
celestial nav thought experiment

Last month, close to the full moon, I watched as the moon transited Jupiter. It got me to thinking. Is it safe to assume that when these two bodies are at their closest, their GHA's the same? Could...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-20-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 9,063
Posted By cthomas
ok so you get your ticket with daylight only...

ok so you get your ticket with daylight only restriction. if you are out at night in a non-commercial way would you be in violation?
Forum: Irwin   08-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,967
Posted By cthomas
I got my belts Friday. Installation was a piece...

I got my belts Friday. Installation was a piece of cake. They worked great. I wound up paying $45 for two including shipping. Definitely recommend.
Forum: Irwin   08-09-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,967
Posted By cthomas
Has any one tried these folks yet? My belt broke...

Has any one tried these folks yet? My belt broke this weekend and it looks like $50+ from anywhere else?
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-02-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 9,063
Posted By cthomas
also Color Max, Color Vision Correction...

also Color Max, Color Vision Correction Specialist, Color Blindness Correction (http://www.colormax.org/)
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-02-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 9,063
Posted By cthomas
I too am color blind and have been sailing for...

I too am color blind and have been sailing for years now. I never had a problem until last summer crossing mobile bay and dauphin island sound at night. That made me start saving for a radar unit....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,359
Posted By cthomas
i know the area well. Does Mr. Johnnie still run...

i know the area well. Does Mr. Johnnie still run the marina? Super nice guy. Sometimes we sail over there from Mandeville. OS seems to be the best little place off of the beaten path.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-10-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,359
Posted By cthomas
leland515 what club do you work at?

leland515 what club do you work at?
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,252
Posted By cthomas
Is this the new painted boat up on the seawall? ...

Is this the new painted boat up on the seawall? Nice boat. Good luck. Tomorrow ought to be a great day to go.
Forum: Hunter   01-14-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,989
Posted By cthomas
thsailing. how much blue water sailing have you...

thsailing. how much blue water sailing have you done with your h33? i love my 81 model and have wondered how far anyone has sailed them.
Forum: Boat Reviews   12-28-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,746
Posted By cthomas
i have sailed hundreds of miles on an 1981 model....

i have sailed hundreds of miles on an 1981 model. great boat. handles weather really well. not as fast as some but definitely comfortable.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 9,684
Posted By cthomas
check out Land and Sea Collection Nautical...

check out Land and Sea Collection Nautical Antiques, (http://www.landandseacollection.com). Mr. Joel there sold me a great CHO-T. I used it last summer on a sail from New Orleans to Belize. Worked...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-13-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,340
Posted By cthomas
i know an old man that has a setup like ncc320...

i know an old man that has a setup like ncc320 says. he powers in and lets the boat hit the "net" then grabs the lines off the dock. first time in with him i asked what i could do to help. he said...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-27-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,363
Posted By cthomas
how much fun would a pirate paintball game be?

how much fun would a pirate paintball game be?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By cthomas
thanks from the gulf coast. jinxy.

thanks from the gulf coast. jinxy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 3,368
Posted By cthomas
check out this link on emergency celestial...

check out this link on emergency celestial navigation. it was on ocean navigator's web site. this works on is pretty accurate.
Emergency sun navigation | Articles & Archives | Ocean Navigator: The...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-16-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2,281
Posted By cthomas
I second funsailthekeys on the cruising guide. ...

I second funsailthekeys on the cruising guide. We went to Belize back in the spring and the guide was great.
www(dot)landfallnavigation(dot)com/-bi011.html Cruising Guide to Belize & Mexico's...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,756
Posted By cthomas
another good place is ocean springs (just east of...

another good place is ocean springs (just east of biloxi). they are cheap and it is a short walk to restaurants. people around the marina are nice and very helpful.

Only problem with dauphin...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By cthomas
www(dot)astrolabes(dot)org

www(dot)astrolabes(dot)org
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