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Forum: herSailNet   07-03-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,415
Posted By SolSailor
Re: The Search Widens Before it Narrows

Would one of those brothers happen to be named Tim? If so, is he the former or the latter?

s/v Bella Sol
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-03-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Need help proposing to my girlfriend

Good luck... And come back when all is done to share your moment with us and how it went. Always difficult to capture a private moment... But pictures would be nice! Maybe after all is done, have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By SolSailor
Re: As seen on the dock:

I'll take your word for it... I was also wondering about the placement near the bow, but suppose if your going with that name, you might as well get it out where people see you coming...

Did I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By SolSailor
Re: As seen on the dock:

I smell a photoshop job... And a quick zoom on the photo seems to show a definite "whiter "box around the second name than the rest of the hull.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-01-2013
Replies: 86
Views: 26,568
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Those new fangled Mantus Anchors..Bought One...Why

Gotta love owning your own business...

Wife: Honey... I want to take a vacation to Mexico.
SBO: Sounds great... I'll bring an anchor, shoot some anchor test videos, and we can write the whole...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2013
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,049
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Sad day

Sounds like the wife is definitely a keeper... Even if the boat wasn't.
Forum: Electronics   06-10-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Need Masthead Assembly Standard Horizon

I have no experience with the Standard Horizon products... but I see from looking at their manuals that they utilize a 5 pin connector. The Raymarine masthead assembly on my boat had to be repaired...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,990
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Cool Pic

Brian... Thanks for the offer. Funny thing, is that a couple days ago I was on Delta's website trying to figure out how much a flight to Miami or Key West was gonna cost me and the wife for this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,990
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Cool Pic

Brian... Let's try this again. My previous post was only up for a min and I deleted it because I tried to post from my iPad and must have had the wrong photobucket links.

First one... taken a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Increase in the number of Moderators

Would seem to be a perfect thread for the "Announcements and Suggestions Box".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-02-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,328
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Ever back into the slip under sail power?

Nicely done!! Though the cynics in the group might point out that you didn't have to contend with prop-walk... ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-18-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 7,110
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Angry at my surveyor....

Standard.... Shmandard... This boils down to INSURANCE and their liability for problems that could occur. If you have any claim in the future and it is directly tied to any of the items listed in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2013
Replies: 237
Views: 16,036
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Why a racer for cruising discussion...

If I'm reading this thread correctly, the easiest way to get an extra 6" of draft out of your boat is to have Brian do the provisioning for you!! ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,391
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Degree of difficulty in circumnavigating Lake Superior ?

I'm thinking that would be a fair assessment for an average winter. Based on the depressing winter (and lack of spring) that we've had so far, I'm wondering if there won't also be ice on the East,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-15-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,787
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god...

... and the kind that we're all trying to be. :)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-12-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,768
Posted By SolSailor
Re: would you buy a 44ft wooden power boat for 10k?

The thread title states "44 foot wooden power boat".... yet, the answers so far seem to be relating to sailboats. In any case, even though this is SailNet, I'm sure you can get some informed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 4,130
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Ever been injured on your boat? Just happened to me.

I had quite a few incidents last summer... first one thing broke and then another... before I knew it, my wallet was on life support and I was nearing the brink of signing a DNR (do not resuscitate)...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-27-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By SolSailor
Re: evening all

Love it!! Welcome and good luck with your journey into the best hobby ever!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-26-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Prop walk combined with wind

Great advice above... and I agree that the wind will be a much bigger factor than the prop walk, so accounting for it's action on your bow will most likely override most everything else.

We also...
Forum: Electronics   03-24-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By SolSailor
Re: shore power question

A quick search on Defender, West Marine, or even Amazon should turn up plenty of options.

But, I'll save you a bit of time and give you a link to at least one possible solution... this assumes...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-17-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,728
Posted By SolSailor
Re: I've become very concerned about the weather...

Hey Squidd... I've heard the weather over in Eagle River is great these days!! But only if you are the type of sailor that likes ice blades and considers his/her foul weather gear to be made by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Fluke 87

David... If you could please refrain from whipping out your fluke in mixed company!

Unless you're talking about anchoring... Then it's just fine. ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Paddle Wheel Speedometer

GPS will give SOG, but will not take into account currents and other factors that may affect speed through the water.
Forum: Provisioning   03-16-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Trash compactor experience?

You said you have a very small trash can... But then say that space for a trash compactor is no issue. So I have to ask the obvious question... "Why don't you just get a larger trash can?"
Forum: Chartering   03-15-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,398
Posted By SolSailor
Re: Plan of Attack in BVI, Island Hopping

From the BVI Customs website...

Customs - Importation of Food
Yacht owners, charter guests, and visitors may bring food into the British Virgin Islands. For the time being, however, because of...
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