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Search: Posts Made By: SailKing1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,232
Posted By SailKing1
Wow, sad to hear of both CP and I2F. I really...

Wow, sad to hear of both CP and I2F. I really enjoyed CP's wit and wisdom. He had a way of posting his opinion that I found enjoyable. Maybe because I found myself so often agreeing with him. He...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-28-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,016
Posted By SailKing1
Micron CSC is the only bottom paint I ever used...

Micron CSC is the only bottom paint I ever used and it would last 3 years before needing sanded and replaced. I hauled my boat yearly in the fall and would put a coat on the leading edge before...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 11-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,392
Posted By SailKing1
Here is a good article from west systems I used...

Here is a good article from west systems I used when I replaced the bulkheads in my islander.

WEST SYSTEM | Projects | Fiberglass Boat Repair and Restoration - Replacing damaged bulkheads...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3,002
Posted By SailKing1
The imposter???

The imposter???
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By SailKing1
When sailing with crew I do as AdamLein suggest...

When sailing with crew I do as AdamLein suggest and lift the tiller handle, move to other side and lower tiller handle back down.

When sailing alone I use three bungee cords wrapping one bungee...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By SailKing1
It's that redistribution of wealth thing. You...

It's that redistribution of wealth thing. You see, the value of Canadian currency has gone up so we need to redistribute the difference.:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By SailKing1
Good job NN, first the port then the ocean,...

Good job NN, first the port then the ocean, sailing is addictive. The next challenge will be an over night on the hook. Do we see the horizon is in your future?

Excellent photos by the way.
Forum: Racing 10-12-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By SailKing1
Great series of shots from the race. Thanks for...

Great series of shots from the race. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-01-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By SailKing1
I would suggest investing in few things that will...

I would suggest investing in few things that will make your trip more comfortable. Rain in the middle of the night can make for a chilling watch, even in July.

Good set of fowlies.
Pair of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2011
Replies: 85
Views: 8,084
Posted By SailKing1
I'm still looking for that boat to fill my live...

I'm still looking for that boat to fill my live aboard needs at retirement. At one time I thought I had it narrowed down to a couple of choices. Over the last 3 years (since selling my last boat) I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By SailKing1
MarioG, the Caribbean 1500 rally leaves out of...

MarioG, the Caribbean 1500 rally leaves out of Hampton Va on Nov. 7th. Here is link to there website. I think there is a boat size qualification if I remember correctly.

Caribbean 1500 Rally ?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By SailKing1
I believe I just heard on the news last night...

I believe I just heard on the news last night they have reopened or will reopen the ditch this weekend. They had closed it due to fires and then debris from Irene.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-07-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 4,692
Posted By SailKing1
I think you will find that sailing single handed...

I think you will find that sailing single handed is a piece of cake. That first one is just a case of the jitters. As puddinlegs said, just think it through in advance and be methodical in your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By SailKing1
HS, I believe if I remember correctly the...

HS,

I believe if I remember correctly the OP does not have a cell phone. That was the reason for using the VHF. Why couldn't you hail the Harbor Patrol on channel 16 and inform them of what you...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 09-02-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,023
Posted By SailKing1
Ironically, 2 miles east down the coast from...

Ironically, 2 miles east down the coast from where this happened you will find the military hovercraft practice area. They come out between the Little Creek Inlet and the Ches. Bay Bridge Tunnel. And...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 41,905
Posted By SailKing1
Most logical response I've seen printed here yet....

Most logical response I've seen printed here yet. Good post JW
Forum: Living Aboard 08-31-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 4,410
Posted By SailKing1
If I'm not mistaking that buck fifty for the...

If I'm not mistaking that buck fifty for the Bahamas is good for 3 or 6 months. And typically from my experience all you have to do is call Customs to clear when re-entering the US. Provided you have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 41,905
Posted By SailKing1
Thats just mean...I'm on my way down to the...

Thats just mean...I'm on my way down to the Norfolk court house:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 41,905
Posted By SailKing1
The average wind speed on the lower Chesapeake...

The average wind speed on the lower Chesapeake for Friday the 26th in the area in question was a low 0f 5 knots to a high that evening of 11 knots. So, the weather conditions where not a reason...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By SailKing1
I saw that lunch today, but the reports so far...

I saw that lunch today, but the reports so far are expecting the track to be more easterly outside of Bermuda...lets just hope
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,107
Posted By SailKing1
I know that feeling... ...

I know that feeling...

http://http://musings.elisair.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Down-Periscope-1996-ScreenShot-30.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 41,905
Posted By SailKing1
Not to armchair quarterback but: 1. Why...

Not to armchair quarterback but:

1. Why would you leave a safe port 24 hrs prior to a hurricane?
2. Why would you head north where the storm is also expected to hit?
3. When engine went out why...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2011
Replies: 391
Views: 41,905
Posted By SailKing1
Yes thats the same boat with the couple and their...

Yes thats the same boat with the couple and their cat that was rescued earlier in the Chesapeake off Oceanview in Norfolk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,780
Posted By SailKing1
Just reported a sailboat 400 ft off the beach...

Just reported a sailboat 400 ft off the beach near the ocean view fishing pier in Norfolk VA. Two people on board and CG unable to make radio contact. CG attempting to use a rope gun to reach the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-23-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,233
Posted By SailKing1
Building swayed in Va Beach. I was standing in my...

Building swayed in Va Beach. I was standing in my office and felt like I just stepped of a boat after sailing in rough seas for a couple of days.
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