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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-02-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 11,530
Posted By sasfish
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ah I see that now thanks. If all else fails read the instructions.:D :D :D
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-02-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 11,530
Posted By sasfish
I very rarely come on with my two cents but damn...

I very rarely come on with my two cents but damn you lads can go on. I think there are some good points to the Formosa, however it should be weighed with the cost of on going labor, because there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By sasfish
davits for hans christian

Hi I was hoping someone might have some photos and or ideas for a davit set up that can hold a 310 zodiac with a 15 hp. The yacht is a Hans Christian 38 without a push pit or wind vane. I would also...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-19-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 76,487
Posted By sasfish
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So many great boats but my top three are the : AMEL 53, SUNDEER or deerfoot and van de stadt samoa.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By sasfish
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Hi, I am in Sydney now and in Sydney you have some options however it is very crowded and the price is not the only consideration; one would be how close to town do you need to be, the other is are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-28-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By sasfish
Master v cert 3

Hey has anyone done a master v in nsw? I have just been aproved on all my seatime, have finished the safety at sea, first aid, fire and eye test's. I was hopping to get some idea on what to expect...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-22-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 42,732
Posted By sasfish
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The best bluewater boat would be the one that gets you home.
If I had to pick one, maybe the amel 41,hans 33, oceanic 46, peterson 44,spencer 44 ( from canada),person 424, j-boat 44,...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-22-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By sasfish
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just to update if anyone is interested the marinas I called , would let you stay abourd but they would prefer you did not and they are full. If you have kids they are even less pleased to let you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-21-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By sasfish
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If on a boat larger then 40 $500-$1000 per week easy
$100-$300 per week if your eating rice, anchoring,using a water maker and patching your own shorts oh and you speand zero on the boat....
Forum: Living Aboard   12-21-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By sasfish
aboard in ozz

Is there anyone out there that can give me a heads up on the live aboard policy in pittwater in 2008-09. We where there five years ago and lived on our yacht for six months while our house was being...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 4,715
Posted By sasfish
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Hard to go passed a Cape dory. Some others could be the bristol 29, north sea 27 albin vega 27 , contessa 27, com-pac 25?, crealock mariah, west- sail 32, and a hand full of others I cant recall....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-28-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By sasfish
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Hi tim , we use to have Orion at the moorings there by the spit bridge. I am doing my master 5 and md 3, so its full on for the next month But if I can be of any help let me know.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-07-2008
Replies: 107
Views: 7,865
Posted By sasfish
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I think it is so cool that people put up stuff like this map. Good work
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-07-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 3,945
Posted By sasfish
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I use to know an old man that lived on one of these old Buccaneer's. I must say its the only boat that stops everyone on the dock; they stop and the jaw drops and the drool starts and someone says...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-07-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By sasfish
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Hey I was in clear lake for about two years before going on to key west and then while every- where. Clear lake is one of the best sailing communities one could find anywhere. I still have friends...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-07-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By sasfish
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AHHHH SF home of latitude 38. What a great spot to get some sail under your belt. My dad lives in Santa cruz
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-07-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By sasfish
Looking at the 60. The sundeer is becomming old...

Looking at the 60. The sundeer is becomming old news like the santa cruz 52's and the like but its in the price range. There are pleanty of good boats out there but this one feels right and I think...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-06-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By sasfish
Soory should have done this first

Hi and thanks for having me. I am an American living in Australia. I have been sailing the oceans of the world now for 24 years. I started in the Santa cruz harbour back in 82. I have spent time in...
Forum: herSailNet   10-05-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 15,448
Posted By sasfish
I should have but no I came about and quickly put...

I should have but no I came about and quickly put on my shorts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,184
Posted By sasfish
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Most of my close calls have been in the calm so I say if your alone put it on. Having said this I still dont always.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 3,727
Posted By sasfish
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This is a good question. I dont believe in the long run one wins over the other, there are to many other thing that play a part. I have found in my yachts that the plastic decking (used for docks)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-05-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By sasfish
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As others have said this is an old style of redusing strech. Get some sectra and replace the shim ( If needed) and you'll be right. The plus to all line is no fish hooks.
Forum: herSailNet   10-04-2008
Replies: 80
Views: 15,448
Posted By sasfish
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I was comming down the coast of north island New Zealand from Bay of Islands to Auckland. We had just had a good night sail and my wife had taken the 3:00am to dawn shift. I was down below sleeping....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By sasfish
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I would check the 12 volt potential first before you replace the plate. Looks like bad wiring.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,041
Posted By sasfish
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I read that book along time ago and not sure if it is the right book for someone about to head out. Desparate Voyage is a tale of what not to do. As a foot note John endded up on an island in the...
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