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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 1,791
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard recommendations

Lookin' GOOD, there... I'm still a bit of a novice to SUP, I'm hoping to get to the point where I look as relaxed as your dog... ;-)

For the purists, I'm sure the inflatables don't match the...
Forum: Beneteau   12-14-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 10,639
Posted By DRFerron
Re: Beneteau USA closing operations?

Then perhaps use the email that was posted in the thread, the one to the Beneteau rep, and ask.

I'm probably going to suggest to the other mods that we delete this thread. It's nonsense if you're...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,103
Posted By windnrock
Re: Antifouling in the Caribbean

I am uncertain of why people call others, who are environmentally concerned, radicals? They are in fact, conservatives. More importantly, why would what other people do have any effect on you doing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2014
Replies: 72
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Views: 4,584
Posted By jimjazzdad
Re: Arthur

Been monitoring NHC and the Canadian Hurricane Centre - its definitely going to hit us here in Halifax area as a post-tropical storm with winds of 100 kmh/64 mph, just shy of hurricane force. Just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-03-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: iPad users only

Hi Dave. We use Navionics on our iPad (as well as our non "i" toys like our tablet and android phones). The navionics app is free and comes with free government maps. They offer in-app purchases...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-03-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By krisscross
Re: What comes first?

Working out a realistic budget would be a good start. How much do you want to spend initially on a boat, and how much in annual cost for the slip, insurance, and maintenance.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 5,314
Posted By ShoalFinder
Re: Yacht capsizes on launch

They should get their money back if that monstrosity DIDN'T capsize. It was obvously designed to turn turtle on contact. Egads, that thing is ugly. Maybe it wouldn't need fin stabs if it wasn't a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By davekrista
Re: Day from Hell? Or learning experience

Ha Ha funny you should mention blood. Dave did end up bleeding. He doesn't know when it happened. He thinks it was when we were trying to tie up to the mooring and he went flying because of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 8,046
Posted By JimMcGee
Re: Sailing Anarchy Seized By Fed's??

I like the laundry list of agencies. :laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-04-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Forgive me Father for I have sinned....

Yes, be careful, I stopped off at a car dealership to look at a new car. My car on the way home blew a serpentine belt and some pulleys to the tune of $650 on the way home. A boat will do it too and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 4,609
Posted By hellosailor
Re: Stainless -vs- Aluminum Cookware

dave-
"Stainless pans can be seasoned so they are non stick. ... white vinegar. "
An acid bath sounds more like you are re-passivating the stainless, reforming the skin coating in the metal,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By glymroff
Re: How long to reasonably get from Georgetown to P.R.

Thanks for the info... but the question wasn't so much about whether I should go as to how far in a 4 week period could I reasonably accomplish.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 203
Views: 10,872
Posted By benesailor
Re: Beaufort South Carolina no longer a free anchor

I agree with you completely, but.....



You mean socialist revenue mongers? Capitailism and revenue mongers don't genrally go hand in hand. I don'y know of to many wall streeters that enjoy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,567
Posted By bljones
Re: Beginner section

Hunter 260- Dodge Calibre of sailboats.
Westerly Centaur- the Rover SD1 of sailboats
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 6,664
Posted By jimgo
Re: 10K$ boat --- Are Insurance and Survey REALLY mandatory?

I bought my C25 in October, 2011 and I paid $400 in insurance the first year I owned my boat. I spent at least one day of just about every weekend out there cleaning, polishing, repairing,...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   01-20-2014
Replies: 153
Views: 24,697
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: The Loss of The Alpha 42 "Be Good Too"

Except, perhaps, when viewed from the perspective of the CG helo crew, or the Navy flight deck crew... :-)

We've come to view these operations as so routine, it's easy to forget the extreme...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By Cruisingdad
Ode to a sailor...

Ode to a sailor…


Over the many years in our travels, we have had the pleasure of meeting many different men and women; only occasionally do we meet other families. You see, families aboard a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By TQA
Re: Uses for totally shot sail?

The BEST possible destination for a used sail is these guys.

Sails for Sustenance | Donating Used Sails to Fishermen in Haiti (http://sailsforsustenance.org/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Tanley
Re: Uses for totally shot sail?

Like Genieskip said. Here are a few shops if you want to call. I don't know of any upstate.

Second Wind Sails (http://secondwindsails.net/)
Marblehead Sail Bags (http://marbleheadsailbags.com/)...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-12-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 11,936
Posted By DRFerron
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

At that size, Catalina does not have centerboard boats.
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