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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-30-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,901
Posted By Freesail99
In a single word, No it wouldn't. It will not...

In a single word, No it wouldn't. It will not take a good storm and 23 feet to be on it for any length of time with two people is just to small. There are far better boats.
Forum: C30   06-22-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3,310
Posted By Freesail99
Did you paint the floor? I think I see painter's...

Did you paint the floor? I think I see painter's tape along the edges.
Forum: Provisioning   06-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,633
Posted By Freesail99
Some years back McDonald's Bought the Donatos...

Some years back McDonald's Bought the Donatos Pizza Chain which used provolone cheese instead of mozzarella. Provolone which is a semi hard cheese would store much longer. You may want to make a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Freesail99
My suggestion would be to wait. Learn to sail...

My suggestion would be to wait. Learn to sail first and sail on other people's boats for a while and see what you like about the different boats that you sail on. As far as the list above, I strongly...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Freesail99
I have the wonder wash which is a hand crank...

I have the wonder wash which is a hand crank enclosed tub that washes 5 pounds or so of cloths very well. Everything comes out very clean and doesn't use a lot of water.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,632
Posted By Freesail99
I do believe that Geraldo is an avid sailor.

I do believe that Geraldo is an avid sailor.
Forum: Provisioning   06-13-2010
Replies: 109
  Coffee
Views: 16,524
Posted By Freesail99
Ha, ha, I may have to answer that one in a PM...

Ha, ha, I may have to answer that one in a PM...
Forum: Provisioning   06-13-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 4,368
Posted By Freesail99
I have just discovered how great lightly fried...

I have just discovered how great lightly fried corn tacos can be. They make anything taste good.
Forum: Provisioning   06-13-2010
Replies: 109
  Coffee
Views: 16,524
Posted By Freesail99
For me the coffee part is easy to solve. But...

For me the coffee part is easy to solve. But while I have tried to drink my coffee black, I can't do it. I need my half & half and a wee bit of sugar. How does one store enough half & half on broad...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-13-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By Freesail99
Another thing to think about is the oil situation...

Another thing to think about is the oil situation in the gulf. How bad will it be after we have a hurricane or even without one.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 5,515
Posted By Freesail99
Vista Print offers free business or "boat cards"...

Vista Print offers free business or "boat cards" where you just pay for shipping. I had mine made there. Under 10 bucks for 250 cards.
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 5,189
Posted By Freesail99
On the positive side, the last time I priced the...

On the positive side, the last time I priced the Kyocera 135 watt panels about 18 months ago they were about $600 each. This is one of the few times I've seen such a drastic drop in price.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,626
Posted By Freesail99
All of the manual windlass I have looked at cost...

All of the manual windlass I have looked at cost twice as much or more then an electric one. Why is that?
Forum: Cheoy Lee   06-06-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,531
Posted By Freesail99
A boat I had with very stiff wheel steering, I...

A boat I had with very stiff wheel steering, I just lubricated the cables and that made a word of difference.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-06-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 16,852
Posted By Freesail99
You can also use a solar shower part of the year,...

You can also use a solar shower part of the year, either in the cockpit or through a port inside the head if you have one. They are cheap and work fairly well. Something like this one HERE...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Freesail99
EPOXY BARRIER COAT DILEMMA, help .....

I have a dilemma as some of you may know, my health hasn't been good. With cancer followed by heart attacks, bypass surgery, 14 stints and a stroke, I seem to be down more often then I am up. Two...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Freesail99
Good luck and where are you sailing her?

Good luck and where are you sailing her?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-25-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 54,416
Posted By Freesail99
It isn't a mistake, talk is cheap. Chances are if...

It isn't a mistake, talk is cheap. Chances are if you walked away from a fight you will not use a gun to defend yourself. You may even have that same gun turned on you. There are people who do and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-25-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 54,416
Posted By Freesail99
I think you need to ask yourself when was the...

I think you need to ask yourself when was the last time you raised your hands to anyone. When was the last time you didn't walk away from a fight and if you did walk away, do you really think you'll...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 3,798
Posted By Freesail99
Thanks Jeff

Thanks Jeff
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 3,798
Posted By Freesail99
It closes with chrome but the sailnet page is...

It closes with chrome but the sailnet page is dead and I can't click on new post.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 7,348
Posted By Freesail99
When I was a kid I loved watching action movies...

When I was a kid I loved watching action movies on TV and if they were about a foreign land all the better. So watching the stories of Aladdin and his lamp and Ali Baba and the 40 thieves as well as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-24-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By Freesail99
I would try and add another solar panel and maybe...

I would try and add another solar panel and maybe another battery. The sound of a wind generator, even the quite ones would drive me nuts.

Where is the next trip to?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-22-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By Freesail99
How was it being demo'ed ? Looks like an...

How was it being demo'ed ? Looks like an interesting find.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By Freesail99
Wonderful report and I pray that the boat that...

Wonderful report and I pray that the boat that T-boned you was insured.
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