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Search: Posts Made By: Loos1
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-27-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
SUPER job Joe. These are terrific.

SUPER job Joe. These are terrific.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-26-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
Those don't look like amateurs up there.

Those don't look like amateurs up there.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-26-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
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Test upload..
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-26-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
Hi Everyone, I had a terrific time with Dave...

Hi Everyone,

I had a terrific time with Dave and Janet, and really enjoyed meeting the group last night. Thank you very much for dinner. Going through some of the images now.

The group shot...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-24-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
Joe, I'll be glad to shoot some images of your...

Joe, I'll be glad to shoot some images of your boat as well. Dave should be able to show me where to shoot from. Maybe we can even try for some late afternoon lighting if the schedule allows, or...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-24-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
Cool Hi Everyone, My name is Jamison Hurst, the...

Hi Everyone,

My name is Jamison Hurst, the Boatless, auxiliary piture dood. Dave on
SV Auspicious has very graciously invited me aboard for the mini-regatta. I will be doing my best to capture...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-21-2010
Replies: 317
Views: 15,404
Posted By Loos1
What a great time this sounds like for you guys,...

What a great time this sounds like for you guys, and a terrific class of yachts!

Joe, what lenses do you plan to use? 400?

Who is shooting the ship to ship stuff?

You guys might want to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2010
Replies: 115
Views: 8,808
Posted By Loos1
What I want to know is, how commonplace is it to...

What I want to know is, how commonplace is it to be boarded by Law enforcement of any stripe?

Does it happen more often while underway, or at the dock?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2010
Replies: 115
Views: 8,808
Posted By Loos1
This link has quite a bit of comprehensive...

This link has quite a bit of comprehensive answers to some of what is being discussed in rather concise format. Not directly to boating, but worth the read-

Police Searches and Police Traffic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-04-2010
Replies: 115
Views: 8,808
Posted By Loos1
When I went out on the ocean for the first time...

When I went out on the ocean for the first time this year in a 28' sailboat (as a passenger), it was a rather quiet Thurs. late afternoon. Not much activity out there (off the Ocean City NJ inlet)....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,512
Posted By Loos1
What drives me crazy are those selling their 5...

What drives me crazy are those selling their 5 yr. old used boats for nearly what a new one would cost. CPYB fee added on I guess. Might as well buy new in that case.

If you've got the money, buy...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-20-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Here's a different one I've been curious about. ...

Here's a different one I've been curious about.

How many of you sail up to a dock in your 20-40 foot boats? I of course realize that many factors might not make it feasible (or safe) in a variety...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-20-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
What great stuff RJSD. I remember as a kid,...

What great stuff RJSD. I remember as a kid, sitting with some friends on lazy afternoons waiting for a trickle of air to flutter the leaves of a small tree in the yard. When the magic moment came...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-20-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
RJSD- All I can say is man, this is good advice. ...

RJSD- All I can say is man, this is good advice. How many times sailing this Summer? One...as a passenger...for about 4 hrs. Most, and probably only fun this whole year. Very complicated times.. ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-19-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Well John, never say never! But I am glad to hear...

Well John, never say never! But I am glad to hear you got what you wanted and have been very happy with it.

I am a rather late starter too I'd say, and if I am truthful with myself, making a real...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-13-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
I completely agree, PHRF, or the speed of the...

I completely agree, PHRF, or the speed of the boat generally is not a deciding factor for me overall by any means. Just something to consider among various other priorities. Given my total lack of...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-12-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Hmm...that does seem a little suspect.. Hey,...

Hmm...that does seem a little suspect..

Hey, here's a cool calculator I found, not PHRF, but some other nifty stuff.
Gives definitions as well for a little perspective.

SA / D Ratio...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-12-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Since the PHRF ratings were mentioned previously,...

Since the PHRF ratings were mentioned previously, I've been doing a little research in this regard.

Does anyone have a favorite link to a comprehensive PHRF rating page for say East and West coast...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-11-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Sailing Fool- great advice. PHRF ratings are...

Sailing Fool- great advice. PHRF ratings are something I have yet to investigate. I have looked at the S&S 34 though. Very nice boats to be sure. They are not easy to find it seems.

cnolan- I...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-10-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
The staysail is great for offshore work, the...

The staysail is great for offshore work, the forces are lower and closer to center than a furled genoa and hence a much more balanced boat and less hobby horsing when the wind picks up.


That was...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-10-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Jeff, Thanks very much for the reply. No...

Jeff,

Thanks very much for the reply. No worries ever about offering your view in my direction, you clearly have the backround that deserves respect.

A tiller is fine for me, was just curious...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-10-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Thanks for taking the time with my questions to...

Thanks for taking the time with my questions to those that have replied..

Couple more..

What exactly does it mean to commission/decommission a boat?

If a vessel is equipped with a tiller,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-09-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Another question for any that care to reply.. ...

Another question for any that care to reply..

How much would it cost to paint a 34' boat? I guess with Awlgrip? Do you paint the deck with this stuff? How often does a boat need bottompainting?...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-09-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Tom, Thanks for the reply. Just started...

Tom,

Thanks for the reply. Just started reading thru your blog. Way cool!! Sort of started reading near recently, then doubled back to the beginning. Guess it starts Jan 3, 2008? Feels like I'm...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 08-08-2010
Replies: 55
Views: 11,938
Posted By Loos1
Teak is lovely for sure, but it obviously can be...

Teak is lovely for sure, but it obviously can be a negative as well.

If one of the older PSC's had a toerail that was in bad shape. Would it be likely to leak or compromise the integrity of the...
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