SailNet Community - Search Results

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Search Forums
 Not a Member? 


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.11 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: JonEisberg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Chicken is on the market

In keeping with the choice to have a "not very experienced" crew take it out around Hatteras to Charleston, I suppose... :-))

I'd be astonished if that boat ever sells while sitting in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Chicken is on the market

OK, you're right, that does not sound like a lot...

I wasn't thinking you were including the trip up from Jamaica as part of the sailing you did on FRC "last summer"...

:-)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Best aft master berth on under 50' boat?

Well, sounds like you have plenty of time to fine-tune your search... Wouldn't surprise me if you wind up modifying your priorities as you gain more experience, and do more sailing and cruising on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Chicken is on the market

Well, that's a fair amount of sailing...

Where did you go?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Chicken is on the market

Yup, the one that was also gonna do the Bermuda Race, cruise to Newfoundland, possibly even a Transatlantic...

How quickly some Grand Plans change, eh?

:-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Furlex Type B MKII Furler Opinions Please

I'd suggest you give Florida Rigging & Hydraulics, and ask to speak to Peter Linwick...

Pete probably knows as much about these units as anyone... Also, there's a good chance he might have parts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 701
Views: 49,806
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

to each his own choice. however, by those standards, christians everywhere should eschew the use of the cross as a religious symbol due to the very many atrocities that were committed under the sign...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 5 Days Ago
Replies: 525
Views: 19,216
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

no worries, I wouldn't have had much time for that, anyway... Didn't arrive in Annapolis until almost noon, and there was the usual thrash of going over the boat, getting her fueled and provisioned,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,093
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Journey or the Destination

In my observation, the most contented sailors - and certainly the ones who actually SAIL the most - are those for whom the 2 are essentially one in the same...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,793
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Light air/Downwind sail choices

I've never used a top down furler, but that's certainly my 'impression', as well...

I love my continuous line furler for my Code 0, but even with such a flat cut sail, there's still a bit of a...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 5 Days Ago
Replies: 525
Views: 19,216
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Sorry I missed you guys, I stopped by to say Hi to Jimmy that afternoon... I was in town to head south with a Valiant 42...

Yesterday was a nice ride down the Bay. Left Port Annapolis about 0400,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,021
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

The US has had an Embassy in Havana for quite some time... We just don't CALL it one... :-)

It's one of the most conspicuous buildings along the entire length of the Malecon, but don't go pointing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,021
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

I wouldn't count on that... Trust me, you haven't experienced bureaucracy, until you've experienced CUBAN bureaucracy... :-))



Based on my visits 12 years ago, you will virtually always be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,111
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: To Sail or to Sit

Exactly, that was my first thought, as well...

The East coast of FL north of Biscayne Bay has to be one of the most limited cruising grounds on the entire Eastern seaboard. Just run down to Lake...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 8,524
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

I don't know, I might give the benefit of the doubt to a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer, or a Navy Seal or two, but I'm with you... I always have a chuckle when I hear folks mention this 'solution', I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 8,524
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

Hmmm, I'm trying to figure out how you'd wrap a tether around the mast, if the main was hoisted... :-)

An adjustable track-mounted cleat on my spinnaker pole track affords great security. I just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Sailing in the North Atlantic

Same here, best Aurora I've ever seen was on northern Lake Huron...

I was surprised last summer, made it up to almost 60 N, and never saw a thing...

...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Automotive Heater

I have one... One of the best upgrades I've ever made, don't know why more people looking to extend their sailing season a bit aren't using them. Not expensive, easy install, the main issue on most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 116
Views: 4,114
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Florida anchoring restrictions survey

So, the taxpayers of Charleston - in addition to footing the bill for the removal of derelicts from those "Special Anchorages" you prefer - should also be paying to install and maintain Courtesy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: NYC Sailing School May Lose Lease

Gee, what a shocker:



Yup, that's The American Way, alright...

Personally, I've always detested that place, probably the most uncomfortable wave action I've ever experienced in a marina......
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,488
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Careful what you wish for...

It's really gonna be fun, when everyone out there is relying on something like C-Map's 4D automatic "Easy Routing", which"Automatically plots the shortest, safest...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 147
Views: 8,148
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

You certainly may, no one is stopping you... Likewise, myself and others have the right to disagree with your assessment...



"Reading is Fundamental..." I posed a hypothetical situation,...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,488
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

A quick glance at the British Admiralty chart of the entire freakin' Western Part of the Indian Ocean would have revealed the existence of the Cargados Carajos Shoals...

Hell, they're even...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 147
Views: 8,148
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

How ironic that it turns out to be a lawyer who has been incessantly scolding the skipper for not owning up to his mistake, or accepting full responsibility for such "gross negligence", dissembling...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,488
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Whoa, down boy... On a Saturday night, I sometimes have better things to do than fart around on sailing forums...

My apologies, but I generally come at this stuff from the perspective of a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:05 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.