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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-11-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,721
Posted By PrinceBuster
Re: Knapps Narrows depth?

Looking for a Knapps Narrows update. Anyone been through recently? I'd like to give it a shot this weekend, if possible. I draw 4'9".

Thanks.
Forum: Chartering   11-29-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By PrinceBuster
OK, this is new information. What sort of...

OK, this is new information. What sort of "license" is required? I own a sailboat, have taught sailing, and have chartered 45' boats as skipper...but I have no "license" of any sort.

Thank you so...
Forum: Chartering   11-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By PrinceBuster
rawick, I am also planning a charter for the...

rawick, I am also planning a charter for the Greek Islands in June (June 3-10). I wonder if you might have any suggestions for me.

Details:


I am an experienced sailor but have never been to...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-09-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 5,107
Posted By PrinceBuster
I have a Nettle Net (nojellyfish.com...

I have a Nettle Net (nojellyfish.com (http://nojellyfish.com)) and I think it's great. It does go a bit oblong if there is a current or the boat is swinging much on the hook. Still, I would purchase...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-12-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By PrinceBuster
Drawing 4'3" I got through there fine on Saturday...

Drawing 4'3" I got through there fine on Saturday the 3rd. Using GPS zoomed in I tried to stay in the middle of of the channel (at least as it appears on my Garmin's GPS' chart).

It was about half...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By PrinceBuster
Snipp, sorry for the slow reply. I opted for...

Snipp, sorry for the slow reply.

I opted for Baby Owl Cove off Leadenham Creek which is off Broad Creek. Very nice anchorage.

I'd still like to try Irish Creek sometime. Let me know if you gave...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-29-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By PrinceBuster
Irish Creek on the Choptank?

It's NW of the mouth of the Tred Avon. It looks tricky to get in and out of. Has anyone done this? I draw 4'3". Thanks.

Chart: EarthNC...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 7,107
Posted By PrinceBuster
Thumbs down Without commenting on the specifics of the...

Without commenting on the specifics of the arguments being made, I find the name calling toward people who don't share your politics quite juvenile and offensive, particularly on a sailing forum (and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2009
Replies: 359
Views: 43,374
Posted By PrinceBuster
Yep. I'm kind of a traditionalist, I guess. I'm...

Yep. I'm kind of a traditionalist, I guess. I'm sailing "Cecilia Ann", named after my mother.

http://kevjot.com/boat/IMG_0768_2.JPG

Kevin
S/V Cecilia Ann - Catalina 320...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
Re: You're all on drugs

Whatever works for you...but why is anyone with a different view "on drugs"? It seems like a long thread on marine stereos with lots of interested posters for you to just decide everyone with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-19-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
That might work...if I only sail alone and don't...

That might work...if I only sail alone and don't ever need to hear anything else around me. :cool:

Update on my thread-starting question - I settled on this combo:

Alpine IDA-X100 Digital Media...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   03-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,053
Posted By PrinceBuster
That's good news. Thanks for the update,...

That's good news. Thanks for the update, Spiritman.

Kevin
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   03-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,053
Posted By PrinceBuster
Thanks, arf145. I decided to stay where I...

Thanks, arf145.

I decided to stay where I was on a month-to-month, right next door at Rockhold Creek Marina. They've given me a wide slip (that was an issue) and a better location (end of a T...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By PrinceBuster
Don't know much about this stuff but here are...

Don't know much about this stuff but here are some alternatives:

Yacht Deck/Flexiteek (http://www.yachtdeck.com/Flexiteek.html)

NUTeak Decking Inc - Welcome to the 21st century Deck...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,972
Posted By PrinceBuster
I spoke with SailCare a month ago and they told...

I spoke with SailCare a month ago and they told me there would be 6 week minimum turnaround. With spring coming (it is coming, right?) that's probably gotten longer.

Everyone raves about their...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By PrinceBuster
I was recently slip-shopping for something on the...

I was recently slip-shopping for something on the Chesapeake. I came across a few that had similar policies, and some that didn't (but all required proof of insurance for outside contractors and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
Thanks! You da man. :cool: Heh,...

Thanks!


You da man. :cool:


Heh, heh. Point taken.

But I'll bet I'm not the only sailor here who sometimes loves the sound of nothing but ripples on the hull and a halyard on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
Wow. What an informative thread. You guys...

Wow. What an informative thread. You guys answered my initial question and then some!

So I know I'm being info-greedy, but I'll toss another question your way now. I'm seeking a head unit also,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
camaraderie, While we're at it, what would...

camaraderie,

While we're at it, what would you recommend for cabin use? I was thinking smaller, but I could go with another pair of the BAs or Polks for inside, but maybe you think there is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
Thanks for the specific recommendations. Very...

Thanks for the specific recommendations. Very helpful!

So the 151's suck, eh? Good to know. I have no reason to believe that the engineer who recommended them knows much about audio.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
Thanks, camaraderie, and everyone else. I...

Thanks, camaraderie, and everyone else.

I will be using my iPod. Playing CDs would be very infrequent, if at all. I will have speakers in the cockpit and in the cabin. Additionally, I hope to run...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2009
Replies: 135
Views: 12,886
Posted By PrinceBuster
"Marine" stereo needed?

I'm going to be adding a stereo to my '95 Catalina 320. (it's never had one--don't know how the previous owner went without!)

As it will be mounted inside the cabin, the experienced marine...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   01-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,053
Posted By PrinceBuster
Thanks for your feedback, T37. I wrote to...

Thanks for your feedback, T37.

I wrote to the blogger. The slip he was offered in HHS is right next to a noisy pool and he ended up declining. It sounds like like Shipwright's issues might be...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   01-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 4,053
Posted By PrinceBuster
Opinions on Shipwright Harbor Marina in Deale?

I am considering a slip there, but I came across a blog reference to ongoing electrical and water issues that has me concerned. It looks like a nice marina.

Shipwright Harbor Marina...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-22-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 15,619
Posted By PrinceBuster
Ack! I completely misspoke (or mis-typed). Though...

Ack! I completely misspoke (or mis-typed). Though I've only owned the boat for six months, I actually do know that my 320 has a wing keel, not a swing keel. :confused:

Kevin
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