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Forum: Other Brands   11-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 8,849
Posted By hanleyclifford
Re: Herreshoff H-28

I have a Bermuda 30 built in 1964 by Far East Boats, LTD - mahoghony on ipol with iroko dead wood and spine, cross planked and riveted. Made one trip to Florida and decided the space in the cockpit...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-07-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By hanleyclifford
I have done the NJICW as far as Atlantic City...

I have done the NJICW as far as Atlantic City several times and have indeed felt a little "drag" on the keel in a few places in the "grasslands". Not afraid of a little grounding with a full iron...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By hanleyclifford
Talking 4 bridges fixed at 35' is correct. I draw almost...

4 bridges fixed at 35' is correct. I draw almost 5' and have had no trouble between Mannesquan inlet and Atlantic City on the inside. Thanks for the comeback.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By hanleyclifford
NJICW-Atlantic City to Cape May

I really would like to hear from any cruisers who have made the above mentioned passage. I am especially interested in sailors with sticks near the 35' mark who may have done it, but any tips on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-28-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 3,233
Posted By hanleyclifford
The anchorage most directly on the line of march...

The anchorage most directly on the line of march is Gravesend Bay behind Coney I. If things get snotty you can easily get into Coney Island Creek, but don't leave your boat unattended.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-28-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 8,111
Posted By hanleyclifford
Question Between Atlantic City and Cape May there are four...

Between Atlantic City and Cape May there are four bridges fixed at 35'. Does anyone have experience testing those bridges with a height requirement near the 35' mark?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-03-2011
Replies: 647
Views: 54,725
Posted By hanleyclifford
Talking Curious that no one seems to object to 12 gauge...

Curious that no one seems to object to 12 gauge flare pistols, or any sort of flare for that matter, just sayin'.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2010
Replies: 1,009
Views: 68,085
Posted By hanleyclifford
The solution is clear. Hang a big decompression...

The solution is clear. Hang a big decompression chamber under a big nuclear submarine - send it down to the site, and like the Fonz said, "sit on it".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2010
Replies: 61
Views: 9,021
Posted By hanleyclifford
Thumbs up Buying a Wooden Boat

Adax - Here are a few suggestions. When you have found what you think is the right boat, hire an expert to examine the boat. This does not necessarily mean a "surveyor". The best expert is some one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2010
Replies: 61
Views: 9,021
Posted By hanleyclifford
Smile Wooden boat

I bought one in 1989 because I had a wooden fishing boat and I thought I knew what I was doing. I knew I had to scarf in new frame heels and do floors, but I wasn't ready for the 2 planks that had to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,898
Posted By hanleyclifford
Thumbs up Earning while boating

I live on an island off the coast of Massachusetts which is highly seasonal. I have also done cruising to Florida. My experience has been that work is hard to come by in the places where we...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-12-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 54,725
Posted By hanleyclifford
Smile minimizing violence

Nerys - I think you have missed the point that remetau was making. By not carrying a gun on the boat, in the event of an attack those folks will actually be succeeding in their purpose. The pirates...
Forum: Caliber   05-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By hanleyclifford
Aluminum tanks

Galvanic damage on aluminum tanks is common on ALL makes of boats. One way to minimize it is to replace all noble metal fittings (that means just about every metal except magnesium) with aluminum...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-11-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 54,725
Posted By hanleyclifford
Question Firearms on Boats

Gentlemen - My question relates to the US law concerning firearms and documented vessels. I have been boarded several times by the USCG having firearms in my possession, and have had no difficulties....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 7,188
Posted By hanleyclifford
stuffing box cleaning

Don't do it. Just keep the threads viable with WD 40. Back off the lock nut once in a while so you can make adjustments if needed.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-08-2010
Replies: 647
Views: 54,725
Posted By hanleyclifford
I have read the statement of a retired...

I have read the statement of a retired coastguardsman who said that firearms may be carried on documented vessels from US port to US port without regard for state or local laws provided the guns...
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