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Search: Posts Made By: synapse
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By synapse
Re: Cedar Island, NC

kriscross - you are right, I should of added the information regarding the draw initially. My boat draws 3.5 feet. Do you think this is do-able?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By synapse
Cedar Island, NC

Hello - I am looking to sail to Cedar Island, NC. That said, although I have maps, there are few concerns:

1. The channel leading into Cedar Island Bay looks shallow, narrow and not very well...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By synapse
Help for small hole in hull near Beaufort, NC

Hi,

I have a small sailboat (22 foot) that has a small hole in the hull right around the waterline. I have tried repairing it myself using off-the-shelf epoxy, but I cannot get a 100% watertight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-05-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By synapse
Beginner Bilge Question

I am embarrassed to ask this - - but I just took my first long (for me) sail from Oriental, NC to Ocracoke, NC in my 22 foot 1980 bayliner bucaneer sailboat. Throughout much of the trip, there was 2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By synapse
Re: Towing a Jon Boat + Security once landed?

Thanks for the reply - I had the same concern in my head but it is good to see I was not thinking offbase.

Assuming I go for a different option, what does one do after they land on shore with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By synapse
Towing a Jon Boat + Security once landed?

Hi - I find myself in need of a 2 person dinghy. So the first stop was craigslist.com.

That said, I see a relatively inexpensive Jon boat for sale in my local area. Do you feel it is a bad idea...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By synapse
ICW - Oriental to Morehead City (Adams Creek)

Hello - I am thinking about taking my 22 foot boat (3 foot draft) from Oriental to Morehead City via the ICW. I believe this section is called the adams creek area.

Given the 3 foot draft, is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-18-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By synapse
How to order charts?

Hi - I am relatively new to sailing since last summer and figure it is about time to order a few charts. I have my boat currently in Oriental, NC (Pamlico sound).

Specifically, I have found NOAA...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 8,441
Posted By synapse
Trailering a boat - How to step the mast upon arrival (oriental, nc)

Hi - I am planning my first trip to Oriental, NC. Since my boat is currently located in Raleigh, NC, I would have to trailer the vessel until I arrive in Oriental.

I called a few of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By synapse
Tempest - Thank you for the ideas. All we tried...

Tempest - Thank you for the ideas. All we tried was pushing, rocking and cursing :)

The anchor based idea is a great one, but we did not do that, but should of! While pushing/rocking, we tried...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By synapse
Rough Day Sailing Today - Ran Aground :( A few questions.

Hi - as you may know, I purchased my first sailboat this year and have been having a great time with it.

Well, a friend and I went out today and ran around in the lake. Yes, this means we both...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By synapse
Thanks Sublime...just making sure reducing the...

Thanks Sublime...just making sure reducing the other dimensions so much makes sense as well....soooo much to learn. I truly appreciate all the feedback. Someday, perhaps I will be on the other end...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By synapse
Oops..yes, I confused the two dimensions...

Oops..yes, I confused the two dimensions (embarassed). Well..moving on and corrected:

My current headsail dimensions are:
Luff: 24 feet, 4 inches
Leech 20 feet, 8 inches
Foot: 10 feet, 11...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By synapse
Buying a used sail - something does not make sense to me

Hello,

As you may know, I purchased a 22 foot sailboat (my first) and am taking up this sport. Since my headsail is a genny (130%) my instructor stated it may be best if I also purchase a jib...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-04-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,051
Posted By synapse
It is a Bayliner Buccaneer which draws...

It is a Bayliner Buccaneer which draws approximately three feet of water.

The idea of an inflatable dinghy is interesting (I must admit, I would not of thought of this myself). As stated above,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-04-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,051
Posted By synapse
Thank you for the quick replies. Since I have...

Thank you for the quick replies. Since I have only a 22 foot boat, I suppose a dinghy is out of the question. I suppose, in my case, it would be water-taxi or swim.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-04-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,051
Posted By synapse
Embarrassing question - How to physically get from anchor to shore

As you have seen from my post yesterday, I am yet to take my first trip into the Atlantic sound, but feel fairly comfortable on lakes.

However, in watching 'The Travel Channel' on TV, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-03-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By synapse
Thank you both for the kind responses. Since I...

Thank you both for the kind responses. Since I live in the central part of the state, I truly can launch from anywhere, as the boat will be on the trailer (ie - have boat, will travel :)
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-03-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By synapse
Looking for DaySail Ideas - North Carolina

Hello,

I am new to Sailnet (as of today, actually). I own a 22 foot Bayliner Buccaneer and consider myself of an advanced-beginner skillset. I classify this as having full comfort on lakes in...
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