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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By merttan
last visit:08/25/08 19:28... It's been awhile...

I am baaaack... 172,200 new threads... holy cow? :hammer 400+ messages a day? lot to read... anyways... fairwinds, fairseas, fairlife...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By merttan
Did you find the boat with cockpit locker full of...

Did you find the boat with cockpit locker full of money? Just curious :D :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By merttan
Alternative material

Hello everyone,
I was walking around my work site and noticed some material that was unfamiliar to me... It's called Azek... It's plastic based, UV proof, high yield to temperature, paintable, and...
Forum: Provisioning   07-26-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 4,132
Posted By merttan
columbian coffee? since when the columbians know...

columbian coffee? since when the columbians know anything about coffee? tsk tsk tsk...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,182
Posted By merttan
Some people are just plain lucky...

Some people are just plain lucky...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By merttan
No one can come up with anything?

No one can come up with anything?
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-26-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 7,290
Posted By merttan
Boom boom game... You tack they'll learn by...

Boom boom game...
You tack they'll learn by paying attention... :D
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-26-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By merttan
Am I the only one lands on beaches with a...

Am I the only one lands on beaches with a sailboat? :)
My sounder is on the bottom of my rudder therefore things are safe unless i land on sand where I lift the rudder...
I'd recommend a good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By merttan
Ha! :D I guess i pass that point when I was 18...

Ha! :D I guess i pass that point when I was 18...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By merttan
Just drill a hole, what would happen the worst? ...

Just drill a hole, what would happen the worst?
Oh s..t, yeah that waht the previous owner did with my boat :D
Let me know what's the conclusion of this debate before I begin this project....:D
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-26-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By merttan
Graeme, build one from quality plywood, stain it...

Graeme, build one from quality plywood, stain it then polyurethane it over, that would hold for years to come unless the plywood was moist when you started...
If you can send me a picture, I'd give...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-26-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,222
Posted By merttan
I agree with Cam's point on heavy displacement,...

I agree with Cam's point on heavy displacement, you'll know, for sure, that you are either safe or going to the bottom in rush... Heavier the better, they are slow but strong...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By merttan
I'm itchy, sticky and happy

So, here I'm sitting down writing after a day of drilling holes and removing rotten core... Whomever owned the boat before, f... you very much for all your efforts to keep the boat leaking...
Well,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-17-2008
Replies: 75
Views: 7,210
Posted By merttan
Deck cannons anyone? Fireeeeeeeee!!!!

Deck cannons anyone? Fireeeeeeeee!!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-11-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By merttan
The wet core

So the wet core is more extensive than what I thought it was.... Fine! I'm fixing up that pos better than the quality it was built , I'm an architect and an engineer! I'm calculating the strength of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 4,976
Posted By merttan
To the person who owned mt boat before me

This is a letter from heart to whomever owned my boat before me...
You idiot!!! You mother......, you piece of ..., you son of a .....; if you had no idea how to maintain a sailboat why did you buy...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-04-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By merttan
For the spot of the knotmeter, you can install a...

For the spot of the knotmeter, you can install a small hatch or lightport...

Aluminum table pedestal system is bit weak, that's the reason of sagging... You can install a support bar beneath the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-04-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By merttan
If I'm not mistaken Seafarer was made by...

If I'm not mistaken Seafarer was made by SeaRay... Sailnet people are not a big fan of power boat companies making sailboats... :D
It can be from point damage, water intrusion, previously...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-04-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,389
Posted By merttan
Hi, congrats, and good luck... Don Casey's...

Hi, congrats, and good luck...
Don Casey's "This old boat" covers pretty much everything from top to the bottom and port to the starboard :D
For Marine stuff, I found this web site which is like...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-25-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By merttan
I thought you wanted a small cheap boat? Holy...

I thought you wanted a small cheap boat?
Holy moly... 40ft or so and may get bigger? For a single handed circumnavigation you can use a dingy for all I can say... But the bigger the size, more to...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-25-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,000
Posted By merttan
I knew I was doing something wrong!!! :D :D :D ...

I knew I was doing something wrong!!! :D :D :D

Welcome to the sailnet... They will either make you stronger or break your will;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 5,623
Posted By merttan
That's why I like going to a marine store to grab...

That's why I like going to a marine store to grab a salesperson (ironic isn't it?) and shoot questions... What to use, where to use, how to use, where is she from, is she single...Hold on! That's not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 5,623
Posted By merttan
Thank God I'm not alone :D :D :D With proper...

Thank God I'm not alone :D :D :D
With proper force and right lifting you may be able to take the hole thing out on a hot summer day... That's what I did afterall... :D Then mek'ed it to clean, 120...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 3,353
Posted By merttan
Call the insurance and get a new one... I think...

Call the insurance and get a new one... I think the dingy equipment is covered by your marine insurance as well...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 6,639
Posted By merttan
The beauty of owning a cheap boat is doesn't...

The beauty of owning a cheap boat is doesn't matter how much you screw up the projects, the boat will make them look good... :D I'm just experimenting with this stuff... So, I looked up that spray...
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