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Forum: Living Aboard   05-29-2014
Replies: 412
Views: 107,045
Posted By cupper3
Re: Living aboard - and sex

Please tell us the tale.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-10-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 10,514
Posted By cupper3
Re: Best boat to sail around the world ?

Unlike the Bumfuzzles, right?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-01-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,558
Posted By cupper3
Re: How to report AIS violations?

COLREGS are not trivial. There are parts of the world (England) that will fine you if you are not following them and that 11,000 tonne freighter reports you because you caused him or another ship to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,558
Posted By cupper3
Re: How to report AIS violations?

Agreed if they are constrained by draft. That was not apparent in the discussion up to this point.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,558
Posted By cupper3
Re: How to report AIS violations?

I understand your point but look at it this way.

If only you and him and no other vessels around and you make an early and obvious course change you are in compliance with COLREGS . Don't forget...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,558
Posted By cupper3
Re: How to report AIS violations?

Restricted in maneuvering has a specific meaning as per 3(g):

The term “vessel restricted in her ability to manoeuvre” means a vessel which from the nature of her work is restricted in her ability...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,558
Posted By cupper3
Re: How to report AIS violations?

Is the channel a TSS? If so your correct, but you original post did not specify channel. Otherwise that vessel at cruising speed and over taking you, you are the stand on vessel and it is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,558
Posted By cupper3
Re: How to report AIS violations?

Huh? Perhaps in a TSS. What COLREGS section would you be referring to?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By cupper3
Re: Anchor Rode Spectra?

Neither chain or cable stretch. The difference is one can use the catenary as a shock absorber with chain, which effect is minimized with rope.

Would using snubbers help?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-10-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 6,254
Posted By cupper3
Re: Was the freighter messing with me, or did I mess up?

Thank you. I thought it was messed up on COLREGS and then 500 foot.thing. First of all that applies to US navy ships and secondly this was in Canadian waters... Coast guard rules would not apply.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-07-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 12,288
Posted By cupper3
Re: All is Lost, opens Oct 18th

I think a lot of "almost real" films take a lot of artistic license with some of their scene and others are filmed out of ignorance .
I remember when City Slickers came out, those of us who actually...
Forum: herSailNet   08-29-2013
Replies: 263
Views: 87,181
Posted By cupper3
Re: sailing braless!

Linky not working

Sent from my Nexus 4
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,004
Posted By cupper3
Re: Remote helm

He was not breaking any rules.... You were. Go take the refresher course.

Sent from my Nexus 4
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,004
Posted By cupper3
Re: Remote helm

Wow... So many inland waterways rules ignored or broken in this and your previous posts.

And you truly think your actions are humorous?

Seriously, go take a refresher course.

Sent from my...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   05-16-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 1,670
Posted By cupper3
Re: Sailnet Chat Silenced -- Day 2

Can you advise is exactly how we can turn off the chat on a mobile phone. My case its an Android. It is easy to turn off chat on a computer laptop or desktop, however I get this chat thing floating...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   05-15-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 1,670
Posted By cupper3
Re: Sailnet Chat Silenced -- Day 2

I hope that chat disappears forever. On my android phone it'll pop up dominate the screen at times and there's no way that I can find to close it as opposed on a computer. I don't find it an...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-02-2013
Replies: 137
Views: 10,061
Posted By cupper3
Re: You are NOT "FISHING"

I thought I read the thread on CF where this is discussed, but not sure if I got a definitive understanding of Rule 27. (http://navruleshandbook.com/Rule27.html)

Why would it NOT be appropriate...
Forum: There's This Place...   01-10-2013
Replies: 122
Views: 21,013
Posted By cupper3
Re: Stay out of Georgia

This post is about as useless as sucking farts out of a dead horse.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 8,450
Posted By cupper3
Re: Looking at a Alberg 35

Can you expand on that? Maximum torque and hull speed doesn't intuitively make sense.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-21-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 4,891
Posted By cupper3
Re: Our Medical Experiences in Mexico

It is unconscionable that a doctor would not treat you.

I just had a friend give me the bad news he was diagnosed with a tumor in his bowels on Thursday. He will be in surgery on Tuesday to get it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 7,315
Posted By cupper3
Re: How do you organize your tools?

http://www.wrenches.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Crescent-Wrench-300x225.jpg

We call them the Ukrainian tool kit.

OK, OK, you have to live here to get that. The Canadian prairies were...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-17-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 4,891
Posted By cupper3
Re: Our Medical Experiences in Mexico

That is unadulterated B.S.!!!!

I am Canadian, and needed to use the system a few years ago for a serious illness. Guess what? My choice of doctor, my choice of specialist and my needs met NOW. No...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-29-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 4,891
Posted By cupper3
Re: Our Medical Experiences in Mexico

Are there waiting lists? You bet, especially for lifestyle induced problems like hip replacement and knee replacements. They are by far the result of being overwieght. I have no empathy for those...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-28-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 4,891
Posted By cupper3
Re: Our Medical Experiences in Mexico

Not sure where you got the 8 months from, it was two weeks as I indicated in my original post. The point I was trying to make was that contary to the propaganda from the insurance industry in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By cupper3
Re: Something to look at while you drink your coffee

500 a day? They sell over 3 million in their stores each day!
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