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Forum: Bristol   10-10-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 5,696
Posted By BristolJonny
looks like a good start! Bristol 27s are great...

looks like a good start! Bristol 27s are great boats. If you have a facebook account I have a bunch of pictures of the interior of mine that you can look at. I have the standard layout, but am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 15,475
Posted By BristolJonny
What a great thread! I'm contemplating the same...

What a great thread! I'm contemplating the same thing, as I will be bringing my bristol home in another month. I would like to build a cradle for it and a flatbed, so I will have the use of both. ...
Forum: Bristol   09-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,593
Posted By BristolJonny
I've had my B27 for just under a year and it is...

I've had my B27 for just under a year and it is my first real "big" boat, but I feel that it is definitely an excellent boat for weekending on the bay. It is solid fiberglass, so you don't have to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-28-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 5,144
Posted By BristolJonny
I would recommend looking at the Bristol 27 or...

I would recommend looking at the Bristol 27 or Pearson Triton as a first boat. My Bristol is my first as well, and I think it is very comefy for the Chesapeake as well as being roomy enough to stay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,802
Posted By BristolJonny
has it always been slow or is this a new thing? ...

has it always been slow or is this a new thing? Your prop could be pitched wrong, or perhaps your transmission is slipping?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,214
Posted By BristolJonny
from what I understand a mosquito magnet is...

from what I understand a mosquito magnet is propane powered and attracts, then traps, the bugs until they die. The idea is to put it about 100 yards away from where you are and the bugs will go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,214
Posted By BristolJonny
I've heard that high doses of garlic work as...

I've heard that high doses of garlic work as well, but who wants to be around you when italian dinner is eeking out of your pores:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,214
Posted By BristolJonny
I was curious if there was a way to rig this up...

I was curious if there was a way to rig this up without a bimini? I almost bought one at walmart the other night based on this thread before I realized the side screens and canopy are sold...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-15-2009
Replies: 110
Views: 5,954
Posted By BristolJonny
I'm interested! I'll probably come by boat ...

I'm interested! I'll probably come by boat

Although I don't know exactly where all those places you guys mentioned are, in looking at a map, I'd prefer north of the bay bridge (coming from...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-13-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By BristolJonny
thats good info, thanks! I don't think we'll try...

thats good info, thanks! I don't think we'll try it this weekend, but its good to know we could make it in a day.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-13-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By BristolJonny
I'm keeping it at Sunset point marina, I guess it...

I'm keeping it at Sunset point marina, I guess it used to be Burells marina? It seems like a nice quiet area. How long did it take you to sail to Tangier from there?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-10-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By BristolJonny
oh yeah??? I can think of nothing better to do on...

oh yeah??? I can think of nothing better to do on my first weekend in the bay than scrubbing a hull:):):) hahaha;)

Seriously though, I'll scrub your bottom if you compound my top!
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-10-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By BristolJonny
yeah we were hoping to do some spearfishing, but...

yeah we were hoping to do some spearfishing, but I was also thinking there might be a wreck to dive on in the area. I'm used to low vis, I grew up diving in New England :) Less than 3 feet sounds...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-10-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 4,096
Posted By BristolJonny
I know this is an older thread, but I was...

I know this is an older thread, but I was wondering how long it takes to sail to Tangier island from Urbanna? I'm trying to plot out a weekend trip for me and two of my buddies. I'm looking at the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-03-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By BristolJonny
I have no idea. I've only crewed out of...

I have no idea. I've only crewed out of Deltaville a few times the last time I lived in VA and I don't remember a bridge. if you go on the noaa site they have all of the charts available for free...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-03-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By BristolJonny
I just got a slip in Urbanna, which is almost a...

I just got a slip in Urbanna, which is almost a half hour closer to Richmond than Deltaville. I'm actually moving down to Richmond myself in 3 weeks! My boat is getting dropped off today in fact...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-29-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By BristolJonny
that is wicked funny!!!! It hasn't happened to...

that is wicked funny!!!! It hasn't happened to me yet, but I have caught a lobster trap or two in my time...
Forum: Mass Bay Sailors   06-22-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 6,552
Posted By BristolJonny
I really like winthrop harbor myself. It is well...

I really like winthrop harbor myself. It is well protected and close enough to the city to take the blue line along with a short bike ride to get to a mooring.
Do you know anyone who is an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By BristolJonny
well I guess I'll have to get one of these things...

well I guess I'll have to get one of these things built!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By BristolJonny
sweet, thanks for the link! That is basically...

sweet, thanks for the link! That is basically the same setup that the Alberg site uses, except theirs is built with scaffolding pipe. I think i'll build one going the steel route for strength and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By BristolJonny
oops sorry, I thought it had my location in my...

oops sorry, I thought it had my location in my profile. The boat is in Westport point at Tripps marina until the 29th when the haulers are going to move it to Virginia. I can take the mast down any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By BristolJonny
the mast is deck stepped and I believe...

the mast is deck stepped and I believe approximately 35 feet. I would like to use an A-frame to lower it, as has been shown on the alberg 30 site, but I'm not comfortable dropping a 35 foot pole...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By BristolJonny
That was my first thought, but unfortunately...

That was my first thought, but unfortunately nobody else liked the idea :( Apparently it is "too dangerous". Hahaha, there's also the time commitment that I couldn't work out. Therefore I need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,667
Posted By BristolJonny
help unstepping mast in MA

Hi, I am new to the forums, but so far it has been a huge help to me! I'm hoping you guys can help just a bit more... I just had the marina where my boat is kept step my mast last month, and now I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2009
Replies: 439
Views: 58,793
Posted By BristolJonny
I am 28 and just bought my first "big" boat, a...

I am 28 and just bought my first "big" boat, a Bristol 27. I have noticed that there aren't nearly as many young people sailing as well. I think it may have something to do with the outrageous cost...
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