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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,011
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Happy Independence Day!

"Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance."
Woodrow Wilson

"A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,011
Posted By RTB
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Podcast: What It Means To Fly The Jolly Roger | Cruising Outpost Magazine (http://cruisingoutpost.com/2015/06/podcast-means-fly-jolly-roger/)

I guess Bob Bitchin thinks "not lame". Of course,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,011
Posted By elgatosunrise
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

the beauty of being a boater - is that you exist on your own sovereign floating island - in other words - do what you like
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-19-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,011
Posted By titustiger27
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

LSD test...? Now we are out on a plank

You are right, anything that was put away, from when we still had fun in our heart is about being lame
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-16-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,011
Posted By dsehl
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

At the right time and place a jolly roger fits! Watch this video on youtube... Captain Dan & the Scurvy Crew - Broadside

When you have a small sailboat and partying on a sandbar in the states, may...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 5,773
Posted By Andrew65
Re: sculling....wow

Yuloh as alternative motion: http://youtu.be/dceYiJDQoNo

It took a while, but here is my yuloh.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: a cup of water

I'm in your area, and my boat has been sopping wet from condensation.
Forum: Living Aboard   02-25-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By alctel
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

I'd say that having internet nowadays is a necessity, not a luxury.

90% of stuff is done online, from shopping to banking to communicating with friends, and if you don't have that, you will spend...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-17-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,573
Posted By manatee
Re: need a good opinion

I read the OP as "...6 feet shorter..."
If 6 inches, shorter sail could be the ticket.
If 6 feet,.......hmmmm.....convert mast-head rig to fractional? :)
Forum: Living Aboard   02-10-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By MikeOReilly
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

While I can't really take Capt. Rob Lee seriously, "Arrrrrgggh!", I think his core message is fundamentally correct. In fact I've been thinking about writing a book exploring how society's myths and...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-08-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By Rapp
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

So how poor is the average live aboard cruiser ?
Forum: Living Aboard   02-08-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By ianjoub
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Yes, we get lots of cheap **** in this country.

I just purchased a hand bearing compass. I spent the extra $$ for a Weems and Plath instead of the cheap Ritchie.

I purchased Fujinon M22 7x50...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-08-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By travlineasy
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Rapp, unfortunately, there are studies that clearly show that money can buy good health. Individuals in the higher income brackets tend to eat better, often have less stress, and by and large live...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-03-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By MikeOReilly
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Good for her ;)

We are surrounded by seductions. It's how our consumer-driven economies work. Advertising does work. More insidious though is the whole "keeping up with the Jones" pressure that we...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-03-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By Group9
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

After Katrina, we had a lot of people where I worked who had lost everything (me included). In an effort to help, our headquarters called and kept wanting to know what they had lost. We kept saying...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 9,849
Posted By Puddin'_Tain
Re: Synthetic Standing Rigging

My boat partner and I looked into getting Dux rigging for our Ericson 27 a few years ago. We looked really long and hard at it in fact, for all the reasons stated in this thread (the DIY aspect was...
Forum: Chartering   02-01-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 7,829
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

There are at least three categories of approach here: science, law, and politics. They are only mildly interrelated.



The problem is that the public doesn't understand what "real science" is....
Forum: Living Aboard   02-01-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By MikeOReilly
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Congrats grnrngr. Sounds like the adventure continues for you and your life, hopefully now on a sailboat of some sort. Poverty is a real thing, but as long as we have enough, we are never poor. Of...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-01-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By mbianka
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

There are a lot of things that make one rich when on board. For me it could be something as simple as a morning sunrise or a beautiful sunset that make me feel sorry for those on land who are not...
Forum: Chartering   02-01-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 7,829
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

Here is a perfect example of my point. We've observed the earth is flat, therefore, it must be flat.

I take no exception to humans having impacted our water quality (air quality too). The...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-31-2015
Replies: 453
Views: 33,112
Posted By southbound
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

The nerve of effing poor people! Why can't they just stay out of sight so us respectable folk don't have to see and smell them?
In my experience the wealthy are a far more annoying, self righteous,...
Forum: Chartering   01-31-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 7,829
Posted By TakeFive
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

I am a little less cynical about regulations and mileage restrictions than some of you. I think that, by and large, the regulations exist for a good reason. I believe in science, but I also know that...
Forum: Chartering   01-31-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 7,829
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

ICAAC: Seagull Feces Harbor Drug-Resistant E. Coli | Medpage Today (http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ICAAC/28581)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2015
Replies: 1,155
Views: 83,011
Posted By Squidd
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Probably heard this before, but 99% of motorcyclists are "not" vicious criminals...some are...

Yet you find a large portion of motorcyclists wearing black and skulls, ink (and flags)...

It...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 20,827
Posted By bhcva
Re: Shorepower and Reverse Polarity

My reverse polarity light always comes on dimly when the hot water heater or other source draws a high current. I had it checked and was told it was not a problem. It has done it since the boat was...
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