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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,544
Posted By Droofus
Re: Who sails with their Golden Retriever

We sail with our 85 pound Golden. In the spring and summer we keep her hair clipped to about 1/2 to 3/4 inches. Short hair makes a big difference in the heat. She started out in a Cape Dory 26 and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2012
Replies: 180
Views: 11,933
Posted By Droofus
Re: Stop freakin' waving at me!

Here is my wave to you, perhaps you have seen it before, it involves a single digit.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By Droofus
Re: bear

Lawn chair, 6 pack, .30-30. Then you will have a new rug, for boat or home.
Forum: Provisioning   02-16-2012
Replies: 158
Views: 12,636
Posted By Droofus
Equally Important

How much ammunition do you have stored in the gun locker? So you can keep your food.
Forum: Electronics   01-26-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By Droofus
Suggestions for new instruments

We need to replace our Island Packet 350 (2001) instruments. Our current B&G instruments are failing. We don't need chart plotter or anything fancy, just boat speed, wind speed (true and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 6,515
Posted By Droofus
Inexpensive knife

cheap knife = bad cutting
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-31-2011
Replies: 81
Views: 14,998
Posted By Droofus
Man, never read so much about sleeping

We just drink some wine, eat a little cheese and comune with the possitive aura of the world. Just ignore the negative vibrations.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 6,920
Posted By Droofus
Docking under sail

We need a Government study on this question. A new Task Force, Working Group and plenty of Contrators to study the matter. And let us not forget lawyers, government lawyers. And administraters. A...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-07-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,498
Posted By Droofus
1980's Cape Dory 26'

We had been looking at PS Dana's, but that didn't work out. We are thinking about a Cape Dory 26. All info would be appreciated about the sailing/build characteristics. We plan on sailing over...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,412
Posted By Droofus
Cape Dory Senior

Does anyone have any experience or comments on sailing, sailing characteristics of the Cape Dory Senior 22 ?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   12-20-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 8,146
Posted By Droofus
Hartge Yacht

Does anyone know Dick Zimmerman who works there ?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-18-2009
Replies: 647
Views: 57,356
Posted By Droofus
So who packs a weapon on board?

Simple question.
Simple answer.
The gun locker has at least: 12 gauge and or .38 special.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-24-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,766
Posted By Droofus
Thank you John. You have a wealth of knowledge....

Thank you John. You have a wealth of knowledge. We looked again at both boats. We will probably make an offer on the 1998 Dana. Mostly because the 1986 has some owner added add-ons, that I would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,766
Posted By Droofus
Dana 1986 vs 1998

Thanks, we will catalog the equipment, engine hours, etc on each this weekend.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,766
Posted By Droofus
1986 PS Dana vs 1998 PS Dana

We have a chance to buy either. Without benefit of a survey, the older one will need some work, cleaning, repplace halyards,etc. The asking prices are 1986 $50,000 / 1998 $70,000. I don't intend...
Forum: Bristol   11-16-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,085
Posted By Droofus
Bristol 24

How did you like your new boat? My wife and I are looking for a Bristol 24 or perhaps Dana 24.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-25-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Droofus
droofus new member


Dean and Sandy new members.

We use to sail 24 years ago. Now, after spending many years kayaking, we are headed back to sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. We have started looking for a...
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