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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-04-2013
Replies: 173
Views: 30,500
Posted By Don0190
Re: Violent attack, Cruisers injured, St Vincent & Grenadines, Union Island

Wasp spray to stop a person is a myth. All it is going to do is piss off the guy with the machete and make him madder.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 7,802
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: masthead anchor light LED Help

I second the recommendation on Bebi, a wonderful product... there will never be a brighter LED in an anchorage than yours...

Their website is a bit confusing to navigate, and of course the various...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,423
Posted By davidpm
Re: Inflatable kayak as a small boat tender

I bought this boat from Tim Sea Eagle PaddleSki Catamaran Kayaks | Inflatable Boats for Less (http://inflatableboats4less.com/paddleski-catamaran-kayaks/)

Tim recommended this boat rather than any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-15-2013
Replies: 110
Views: 35,758
Posted By johnnyandjebus
Re: Offshore bluewater cruising - what sailboat would be best?

To be upfront first thing;
I have never crossed an ocean in any boat.

With that said others have, in boats you are considering

Nick Jaffe | Bigoceans | Adventure, sailing & sustainable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By FinallySailing
Re: What can i use to cover my stays?

Hi, I use a length of white waste pipe on my side stays/shrouds to protect the genoa. Bought them at a diy store for 2 for a 2 meter length. The manufacturers imprint wiped off with acetone. You...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 4,489
Posted By lancelot9898
Re: Lost At Sea - 1 dead in the Southern Ocean

Not only is the title misleading, but I remember seeing this video some time ago. When I read the title I thought it was a recent happening.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 4,892
Posted By davidpm
Scary night sail

As I proof read this is it long and boring.
But I wrote it so might as well post it. You have been warned.

I thought you ladies and gentleman will enjoy my little story from last night.
For...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,513
Posted By abrahamx
Re: Go bigger or go now?

Another vote for go now.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,513
Posted By capta
Re: Go bigger or go now?

A well found boat is a well found boat, large or small. IMO, the only real difference between a larger boat and a small one is comfort. If you are comfortable living on your present boat and feel she...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 184,288
Posted By rockDAWG
Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

My crewing/captaining luck finally ran out on me, I was shaken but not broken. I need reinvent my luck to continue to sail the great ocean ours.

Here is my daily log while on board a 2002...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,324
Posted By dabnis
Re: SF Bay - how long do you get out of Pettit Trinidad SR?

We had our boat in Sausalito for 10 years. IIRC we used 2 coats of blue Petit Trinidad about every 2 years. Although we didn't race, speed was a concern as we used to make the long run outside to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,324
Posted By aaronwindward
Re: SF Bay - how long do you get out of Pettit Trinidad SR?

I had my bottom painted with one coat of that paint, in blue (I recall that this matters.) 34 months ago. I've never had the bottom cleaned. When I hauled last week, there was a thin coating of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2013
Replies: 272
Views: 20,893
Posted By JulieMor
What Is A Boat Really Worth?

In our "continuing education" we've learned yet another valuable lesson. Owners and brokers have a very different idea of the value of a boat than lenders and surveyors. And in more cases than not,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-14-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 5,539
Posted By MarioG
Re: Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

There is a nice Endeavour 37 ketch forsale here in Annapolis for 25k and if its anything like my Endeavour 32 with just more room I think it would fit your needs. And If you want to go with the 32...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 5,539
Posted By Advocate777
Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

Based on all of your accumulative knowledge; I have the following criteria so I welcome feedback especially since this thread is about the 'best' boats:

1.) Don't tell me to 'keep looking and when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 7,712
Posted By smurphny
Re: What do I do if someone anchors too close?

Sounds like there's considerable damage to your boat. Can't tell you what to do but if it were me, I'd report it and get LE approach the other captain to complete the report, get his insurance Co. to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2013
Replies: 1,410
Views: 502,412
Posted By Bene505
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I may have mentioned this before. I put a relay on the freezer thermostat wires and power it off a FlexCharge dump load controller. When the voltage on the house bank gets high enough, it throws...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,013
Posted By Tempest
Re: Sailing yesterday - lessons learned?

It sounds like you were sailing too close to the wind ( pinching too much) if your genoa was luffing wildly.

OR, Like Alex suggested..did you adjust your fairleads when you unfurled the genoa? ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 8,906
Posted By CalebD
Hats off to you Tristan for trying and letting...

Hats off to you Tristan for trying and letting whatever negativity roll off your back like rain. You seem to be able to write well and concisely which may end up being an asset to you along with the...
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