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Search: Posts Made By: justified
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 10,408
Posted By justified
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.



although the best listed yet is "Runforeveryone"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By justified
Re: Spinlock Tether Recommendation

+1 on all above comments. Having a double bungee safety hook with quick release is the way to go.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-22-2014
Replies: 120
Views: 9,641
Posted By justified
Re: Are we in over our heads?

SPLASH and GO! The hardest part of the trip as others have said is from NYC to the Chesapeake, from there on you can make it as hard or easy and enjoyable as you want. You will also have plenty of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,644
Posted By justified
Re: Bermuda jumping off point

roughly within 50-100 nm the distance to Bermuda is the same whether you leave from Newport RI or from Charleston Sc. So I would probably think about Norfolk to Bermuda to Charleston then down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By justified
Re: Mooring question

I would probably do it the way JKemp mentioned with one exception you will be adding additional scope and that could effect the swing in your mooring field, so just take that into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,093
Posted By justified
Re: Ever had a MEDICAL EMERGENCY while at SEA?

This has been an interesting conversation, but I think it might have gotten a little side tracked. My first thought to answer the OP's original question would be to Hove-to and then announce on ch16...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,703
Posted By justified
Re: Worse than a garage... I may need help

What do we wanna see pics of his junk for............oh you mean pics of the boat. Just remember one mans junk is another mans treasure.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By justified
Re: Marine head won't pump

Sounds to me as you have a clog and my guess would be in the vent line. Check right at the fitting as it comes out of the tank. That seems to clog quickly esp. if you have had a lot of use and maybe...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-19-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By justified
Re: Fouled Fuel Tank

1. never use a pump that is not rated for moving fuel. Sparks can happen any time.
2. separate the vents. That could be a lot of your problems.
3 We did a major diesel tank cleaning a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By justified
Re: help needed in Lancaster PA

Not for nothing and just my .02 but make a weekend out of it with the family or your GF it's only an 8hr drive.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By justified
Re: New Jib Sheet Block

There should be an end that is removable on your track. Schaefer makes stand up blocks Schaefer Stand-Up Blocks on T-Track Cars ( or check Defender...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 6,798
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

Lets at least make the trip interesting. If you back wind the sail you can can do the entire trip in reverse and then you never have to worry about taking water over the bow.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-03-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By justified
Re: Fiberglass Bow Tip Repair

First off sorry for your bad day.....just remember we all have had days like that even if we don't admit it. I would agree with what Denise said and might add that you may want to look closely at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By justified
Re: Mainsail foot is not straight

What you might be seeing is a natural camber or pucker built into the foot to help create the bagginess that you want in lite winds. This would be drawn out as you apply out haul in heavier...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By justified
Re: Torn Main Can I Fix It?

1. OUCH!
2. Sail loft
3. new sail
How old is the sail? It can be fixed but it looks like it might be tired. Maybe get thru the season and then ask Santa for a new one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By justified
Re: Cutting drain hole in bedded teak

A +1&2 for the comments from both Denise and Hellosailor. You don't have a lot of options, bit the bullet and remove and replace/rebuild as needed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By justified
Re: Happy sailstice!!!

Had a great sail with friends out of the Mystic river and headed down thru Watch hill pass into block sound then back to the mystic river. Got back on the mooring just before sunset. Grilled little...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By justified
Re: The Hard Dinghy as Sailboat, Tender and Lifeboat

Question - why didn't you just do the front and rear cavities. I have the plans for that boat and hope to build next fall. Great job.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 8,344
Posted By justified
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Sounds like a great trip, but might be a little rushed...just my opinion.
As far as route -( at 6kts) cape may to MV is approx 1d 18hr 250nm, cape may to block approx 1d 9hr 208nm. Atlantic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing in the Northeast; need some advice!

I am up on Long Island sound , but have sailed threw that area several times. You should be fine with your boat there. Raritan/Sandy Hook bay is very large and a nice sailing area. you can...
Forum: Racing 05-23-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By justified
Stamford Block Island race

Just about to head out to do the Stamford Ct /Block Island race. First gun is around 1400 this afternoon. Been looking forward and excited about this race for almost 3 months since I was asked to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,123
Posted By justified
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

First off it sounds like a great trip and you are not that far off shore, looks like less than 12nm. that's a rum line from Masonboro to the beaufort racor 60nm. The fishing fleet can get busy just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,708
Posted By justified
Re: Replacing slats in inflatable dinghy floor

I think your best bet and least expensive is use 1/4" luan and build it up with a few layers of glass. As mentioned before.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By justified
Re: What to do with 450' of 1" line that -- ready for this? -- floats!

You could always go to the local lobster pot supplier and get line weight. Put them every ten or twenty feet, they will also act as length markers.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By justified
Re: line in the prop, issues after

My .02....... were just what Hellosailor posted.......there could be bits of rope debris wedge into the bearing and/or if the strut was hit on the bottom side it could be out of round.....just my .02...
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