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Search: Posts Made By: Mimsy
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 3,694
Posted By Mimsy
Re: Rebel Heart- Keeping positive

I think there is a time and a place to discuss seamanship and what could have been done differently, and that is certainly helpful in learning. But its not right now and its certainly not helpful to...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 3,694
Posted By Mimsy
Rebel Heart- Keeping positive

Firstly, Charlotte of Rebel Heart is my friend so not only has the huge criticism thrown at them and all cruising families by the public riled me up as a sailing mom but it's hurt me right where it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-01-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
I pulled it down after the competition ended. It...

I pulled it down after the competition ended. It was me singing and all I could hear were these three stinko notes because I was singing so LOW. It bugged me now it doesn't. :)

Thanks to all for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 5,079
Posted By Mimsy
SloopJon, I have a thing for bees too. Colony...

SloopJon, I have a thing for bees too. Colony collapse is still a real problem and I have friends who keep bees who have seen 1/3 of their hives lost on a yearly basis.

Planting for bees is cause...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2011
Replies: 97
Views: 7,110
Posted By Mimsy
Ceol Mor is Gaelic for "big music" it refers to...

Ceol Mor is Gaelic for "big music" it refers to classical bagpipe music. Proounced Kale-More. My husband is both Scottish and a bagpiper so it fits.

His name suggestion was "uisge beatha" which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
I wanted to be sure everyone saw this. No points...

I wanted to be sure everyone saw this. No points awarded for views, just a heartfelt message I wanted to convey:
Our Life with Ceol Mor: Dyneema Experience Draws to a Close...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
Thanks so much everyone! The video does not...

Thanks so much everyone! The video does not include profanity, porn or viruses but it does contain a couple of cringe worthy notes, evidence of sloppy sail trim and terrible rhyming schemes. Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
Thanks Smack! What the hell is up with the screen...

Thanks Smack! What the hell is up with the screen shot with me looking half drunk?!?!?!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
I wonder if Rocna would like me to be a brand...

I wonder if Rocna would like me to be a brand ambassador for them? ;)

I can't figure out how to embed it in the original post as I am a bear of little brain.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
Thanks Smack. Its kinda tough to write a song...

Thanks Smack. Its kinda tough to write a song about rope... ;) Sadly, no one has noticed the important addition to the track. This track has MORE COWBELL!!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mimsy
Final Sailing Video

Here it is, our final sailing video where I part with any tiny shred of dignity in exchange for a shot at the VOR master class. I've got until Sept 22 to get as many views and likes as possible. No,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,928
Posted By Mimsy
Replacing tanks while not easy would hardly be a...

Replacing tanks while not easy would hardly be a deal killer for me. There are bunches of issues that will pop up on a boat of this vintage that will require replacing no matter how well the boat has...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-10-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,928
Posted By Mimsy
I would point out that upgrades completed over a...

I would point out that upgrades completed over a 10 year period are probably due for a revisit. A boat is only worth what a person is willing to pay for it. I am no expert on particular makes of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-09-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 6,181
Posted By Mimsy
The other issue with dishes and glassware is that...

The other issue with dishes and glassware is that if you are living on yourboat year round you don't exactly have room for dinner service for 12.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-07-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,659
Posted By Mimsy
Well if we are posting specifics, here's a...

Well if we are posting specifics, here's a sistership of ours for sale: 1984 Nassau/Tatoosh Nassau 42 - Major Refit 2010 Sail Boat For Sale...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-06-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,659
Posted By Mimsy
I would look at boats priced no higher than 150k...

I would look at boats priced no higher than 150k and hope to get one for quite a bit less(like 115k or so) . If you are going to be outfitting your boat for serious cruising, it will require quite a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 16,604
Posted By Mimsy
And this is why we will probably never sell our...

And this is why we will probably never sell our boat. We'll sail her until she can't be sailed anymore.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-05-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,757
Posted By Mimsy
I wouldn't look at a boat that couldn't be...

I wouldn't look at a boat that couldn't be launched for a sea trial, but that is just me. We almost bought a boat that we liked everything about, until we got underway. I would have hated to have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-05-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,757
Posted By Mimsy
I would never buy any boat without a sea trial....

I would never buy any boat without a sea trial. While you might be up to any repairs, you could end up with a boat that you absolutely hate the way it feels under sail. Also, disposing of a boat that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-05-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 11,110
Posted By Mimsy
Go poke around, crawl over and under anything on...

Go poke around, crawl over and under anything on your size/price range. Even if you know its a non-starter, go look at it. Hopefully this will help you come up with a short list of acceptable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 4,035
Posted By Mimsy
Unbelievable. Chucking a 7 year old off a moving...

Unbelievable. Chucking a 7 year old off a moving boat in a harbor? He should be in jail. If I was the boys mother youc an beat I'd be hauling him into court to restrict the dad's visitation to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,354
Posted By Mimsy
I agree with Puddin and another item worthy of...

I agree with Puddin and another item worthy of consideration. Conditions in and around hurricanes tend to be unpredictable. You also get the fun of being in a huge storm, not a smaller squall that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By Mimsy
Gosh, I have no idea what you are talking about...

Gosh, I have no idea what you are talking about ;)
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Mimsy
Charlie, Lady J looks amazing. Fantastic work as...

Charlie, Lady J looks amazing. Fantastic work as usual.
Forum: Living Aboard 08-27-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 33,651
Posted By Mimsy
I don't have many regrets but one I do have is...

I don't have many regrets but one I do have is letting my dad talk me out of buying a small, cheap boat to liveaboard and learn on when I was 20. I wanted to live aboard because I couldn't afford...
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