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Forum: Long Island   09-26-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By mksailnet
Re: eastern long island winter storage

Try Brick Cove Marina in Southold/Greenport area.

Good Luck. Let us know how you make out.

Marshall
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mksailnet
Re: Newport Boat Show

You have to do the Annapolis show at least once!

Nice experience is to book a room at one of the B & Bs and walk to the show. Plan on booking at least 3-4 months in advance, if not further. Boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-20-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By mksailnet
Re: Newport Boat Show

Walked in for the last hour on Saturday and attended on Sunday. Sales rep for Leopard Cats said he couldn't believe the number who attended on Saturday.

It was the first time we attended Newport...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-19-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,035
Posted By mksailnet
Re: America's Cup - anyone else interested?

Are you referring to the wave-piercing bows on the hulls?

You evidently haven't looked at a new beach cat design--many of the hot boats have hulls like that!

I am looking forward to watching...
Forum: Racing   05-26-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 9,991
Posted By mksailnet
Paulo, I hope so too--I hope it is a rousing...

Paulo,

I hope so too--I hope it is a rousing success for the sport in general, and for sailboat racing in the US as well!

Marshall
Forum: Racing   05-26-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 9,991
Posted By mksailnet
Paulo, The sailing/racing analogy might be a...

Paulo,

The sailing/racing analogy might be a weak one. While I have an interest in following sailboat racing, I am more interested in cruising. Given the high profile professional sports in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,354
Posted By mksailnet
Two Euroclydons???

Interestingly enough, I just did a "USCG vessel search by name" for Euroclydon and only found one listed--and yours isn't it!!!!!!!! Office of Science and Technology...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-25-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 9,817
Posted By mksailnet
i2f, Thinking of you--and wishing you the...

i2f,

Thinking of you--and wishing you the best in accomplishing all that you have set out to do!
Forum: Racing   05-25-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 9,991
Posted By mksailnet
Paulo, Somehow I just can't imagine mounting...

Paulo,

Somehow I just can't imagine mounting the campaign and building the America's Cup Catamarans, which can be demounted and easily shipped and has a smaller number of crew, can be any more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,541
Posted By mksailnet
I had to remove my 42 gallon aluminum diesel tank...

I had to remove my 42 gallon aluminum diesel tank because of a leak in a seam. No problem having it welded, but was advised to have it flushed/boiled out.

Took it to a radiator repair shop--$75...
Forum: Chartering   03-01-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 11,310
Posted By mksailnet
PortsByBoat.com

I just jumped on the site, only went to Block Island, Rhode Island. The location of a marina was incorrectly posted.

That was the only place I went, though; the site looks like it has potential!...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By mksailnet
Sea Hawk seems OK on Long Island in the summer...

Sea Hawk seems OK on Long Island in the summer (actually Mid April to Late November, after Thanksgiving). This summer actually set temperature records for number of days above 80 and above 90 degrees...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-04-2011
Replies: 5
  Sunfish
Views: 1,973
Posted By mksailnet
Appears to be the old rudder assembly housing...

Appears to be the old rudder assembly housing connection.

Check it out carefully--maybe look for a Sunfish parts catalog online.

May be expensive to upgrade to a much superior assembly.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By mksailnet
When I thought I was going to purchase a boat in...

When I thought I was going to purchase a boat in Ft. Pierce, the surveyor I have used up here recommended Jeff Hahn, Florida Boat & Yacht Global Surveyors.

Florida Marine Surveyor...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   02-01-2011
Replies: 228
Views: 27,250
Posted By mksailnet
I would like to be able to go back and be able to...

I would like to be able to go back and be able to see all my posts in one listing!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By mksailnet
Haven't used him (probably because I never think...

Haven't used him (probably because I never think to), but he was around when we did our first bareboat charter in 1997; he certainly isn't a fly-by-night operator, or I am sure he wouldn't have...
Forum: Chartering   01-29-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 11,310
Posted By mksailnet
Virgin Anchorages book

I second the recommendation of Virgin Anchorages -- it is an excellent companion to Scott's Cruising Guide. I wouldn't count on MOST boats having this on board, though. I bought my own copy and bring...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-04-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By mksailnet
Trucking Tips

brokesailor,
Don't know if you decided yet--just found this thread and figured I would add my two cents.

If you haven't decided whether to ship your boat yet, I found trucking to be expensive but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2010
Replies: 1,112
Views: 284,930
Posted By mksailnet
Sunsets

First two - Block Island sunsets in July.
Third - Watch Hill Marina, Fire Island, NY
Canon SD1000 elph.
Forum: Racing   12-30-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 9,991
Posted By mksailnet
Jim, I actually agree with you--that is a very...

Jim,
I actually agree with you--that is a very interesting/exciting regatta to watch, with evenly matched boats. And having crewed a NYYC Class Swan 42 home from Bermuda, I can say these Swan 42s...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 2,335
Posted By mksailnet
Remembering Brian Weeks Past US Sunfish Class President

It is a sorrowful moment to announce the passing of our friend Brian Weeks. He has been a huge supporter of boating, sailing and especially dinghy sailing on the Great South Bay and Nationally as a...
Forum: Racing   12-30-2010
Replies: 80
Views: 9,991
Posted By mksailnet
Didn't Team Oracle develop, build, and race a...

Didn't Team Oracle develop, build, and race a trimaran? I thought the new AC boats are catamarans!

Hasn't sailing benefited from improved technology, developed for the AC, for years?

The AC has...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-24-2010
Replies: 3,423
Views: 917,758
Posted By mksailnet
DNs

FYI, Weeks Yacht Yard in Patchogue, NY makes a pretty nice little DN.

We also sail South Bay Scooters on Great South Bay. It is kind of a spoon-shaped hull with steel runners on the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-23-2010
Replies: 3,423
Views: 917,758
Posted By mksailnet
Great South Bay, Long Island, NY

Great South Bay, Long Island, NY
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