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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-19-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Dave A
Neat site, Thanks - Dave

Neat site, Thanks - Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By Dave A
I consider refrigeration a health factor as much,...

I consider refrigeration a health factor as much, and maybe more, than a convience factor after all this is 2006 not 1906. Just MHO - Dave
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-19-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Dave A
I don't have a Flyer but I do have a Pearson 35...

I don't have a Flyer but I do have a Pearson 35 (hull 221) for sale.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Dave A
Myself and a friend just completed the trip from...

Myself and a friend just completed the trip from Rock Hall to Marlborough NY, 7 mi. N of Newburgh N.Y. Day 1; Rock Hall to Engineers cut on the C&D canal, anchor out (the only day we anchored) Day 2;...
Forum: Provisioning   06-29-2006
Replies: 94
Views: 22,269
Posted By Dave A
I have found freeze dried meals by "Mountain...

I have found freeze dried meals by "Mountain Home" to be very good. Available at sporting goods / outdoor stores, "Dicks" in my area. All you need is 2 cups of boiling water to rehydrate the package...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dave A
Welcome back, I missed your postings they gave...

Welcome back, I missed your postings they gave the list some life. Some day fill us in on what's been going on. - Fair winds
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By Dave A
To change the type of oil in the tranny just so...

To change the type of oil in the tranny just so you don't have to stock more than one type of oil doesn't make any sense to me. You wouldn't do that in your car. I would stick with what you have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-19-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By Dave A
I would also take into account others who may go...

I would also take into account others who may go with you, namely your wife. Is she a sailor or are you just praying that she likes it. If you take her out in a floating "pup tent" she will quickly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-15-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By Dave A
I don't haven't tried the holder pictured but I...

I don't haven't tried the holder pictured but I am interested in something simular that would be suitable for a kayak. Does anyone have any information.

Thanks - Dave A.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 2,625
Posted By Dave A
"A Voyage for Madmen"

"A Voyage for Madmen"
is a great read, I also couldn't put it down, those guys did it without the support available today it took real guts and a true spirit of adventure.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-04-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Dave A
Falling in

I was living on my boat, Pearson 35, in FL and I had stepped on and off from the bow to the finger pier more times than I could count. One day coming back from work, carring a brief case of course, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dave A
Venice Marinas

I was in Venice LA. in November 05 and it was destroyed. They were working on getting enough of it functional to operate the commercial fleet. It will be a while before it will be a cruising stop.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-12-2006
Replies: 3,397
Views: 844,911
Posted By Dave A
Chesapeake Bay out of Rock Hall. However I am...

Chesapeake Bay out of Rock Hall. However I am planning to spend this summer on a slow cruise of New Jersey and Hudson River areas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By Dave A
GPS - vs- bimini top??

brmn54

I have no problem with mine.
Forum: Living Aboard   01-31-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 2,987
Posted By Dave A
gas powered liveaboards...

I lived aboard my Pearson 35 with a gas engine and did not smell any gas at any time. I wouldn''t stay aboard untill I found the source of the odor. My present boat is also a Pearson 35 but with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-24-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Dave A
Water hose

Danielle - I haven''t seen the problem but from here it sounds as if the hose is too large or is old and hard. The hose should be difficult to push over the nipple that you''r connecting to, usually...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-12-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By Dave A
Female sailor seeks life partner

It might be better if you post in crew wanted, more people of like interest probably look there.
Good Luck and fair winds,
Dave A.
S/V Wind Song
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By Dave A
Why spend thousands for electric winches?

I have serious doubts about dealing with someone who has to harass people on a free message board to sell their product. I''m sure customer service will be nonexistant.

Just my opinion.
Dave A....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By Dave A
Selection varnish for Mast

15 years ago I varnished a sitka spruce mast on a 1961 Melges M16 with spar varnish by Benjaman Moore. I had the boat for 5 years after that and it wasn''t showing any signs of failure. About 1/2 the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dave A
Bilge Pumps

Thanks for the information, the external switch now makes more sense, also everyone should read the artical Jonathan suggested. As far as sizing the artical confirms my feelings.

Any other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dave A
Bilge Pumps

I''m replacing the bilge pump, the existing one came with the boat and I have no idea of it''s age, I will probably mount the old one in a higher position in the bilge as a back up. I have read the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-16-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 3,580
Posted By Dave A
Looking to buy older, lower priced 34-40 foot sailboat

I have looked in the used 34 to 40 foot market. I have recently purchased a Pearson 35, I happen to like the Pearson as I owned one before. I looked at some real bad boats in the lower end price...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By Dave A
Optima Batterys

Thanks for the replys, I will most likly get the optimas. I plan on getting the deep cycle battery, as for price I''m not sure yet I have a friend in the busness who will get them for me at what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-25-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By Dave A
Optima Batterys

I am going to replace my batterys (3) and have a chance to get a good price on Optima through a friend. I know nothing about this brand other than they get high praise. What are your opinions and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-25-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 1,975
Posted By Dave A
Boats and Luxury Watches

This is a ploy to sell the American Eagle watch. I took a little more than half (they have a progress bar) of the survey to see what it was about and no matter what you answered, as I answered one...
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