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Search: Posts Made By: JimB517
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-28-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,233
Posted By JimB517
race crew wanted 2011 Ocean series - San Diego

New boat - new program. Its a 1983 Pearson Flyer named Sly McFly. New everything - race bottom, new racing sails, new asym, new symmetrical spins. Will be the fastest rated boat in San Diego PHRF...
Forum: Catalina 06-12-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,828
Posted By JimB517
gooseneck

Interested in the goosneck. Also, why not come on over to the Catalina 25 International Association web site? I am the 2x past commodore. We have a great swap meet web page (free).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,795
Posted By JimB517
$100/day

My statement of $100/day was based on my own year long cruise with a family of 4. We actually spent $110/day - overall average over the entire year. We did not live a subsistence lifestyle. Which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 1,795
Posted By JimB517
earn money here

Earn money now. Cut everything unecessary from your life (cable TV, cell phone, newer car, going to movies, even boat). Save. Eliminate all debt. Walk a lot, fix things yourself. Wear old...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,215
Posted By JimB517
not a problem

Its not a problem at all, however, in the US Virgin Islands, or Puerto Rico.

The best thing to do is keep your income here while you move about. That can be accomplished with a variety of means...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,894
Posted By JimB517
Catalina and Santa Barbara Island

Both Catalina and SBI are very far out of your way. Here's a URL with photos of my trip to SBI.

Indiscipline III's Home Page (http://www.indiscipline.org/cat25/cruise04a.html)

Mind you, this...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-06-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By JimB517
be prepared

I race my own boat and have crewed on a bunch.

Good advice so far....

Be prepared mentally for a little yelling. Be prepared mentally for a little cursing. Directed at you! Be prepared for...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 05-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By JimB517
fishing boats

let me add that there are lots of professional fishing boats, you may be able to get a mininum wage job on board one of those and the tips can be very good. This can lead to a Captain's license in 2...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 05-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By JimB517
no pay

no of course not. People don't pay race crew. You don't have to pay me, however, and I cover all race costs.
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-01-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 4,812
Posted By JimB517
outboard

put a Tohatsu 9.8 XXL shaft 4 stroke on the transom. Sell the A4. Go sailing.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 05-01-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By JimB517
race crew wanted in San Diego

Have you looked at my crew wanted ad? No experience necessary. Will train. Practice any time, after work or weekends. Two races coming up, 5/15 is a bay race. 5/29 - 5/30 is a race Mission Bay -...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-30-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By JimB517
still looking!

I'm still looking. I have a race 5/15 in San Diego Bay and a race Mission Bay - Oceanside - overnight party at the yacht club - Oceanside - San Diego over Memorial Day weekend.

No experience...
Forum: US West Coast 04-30-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By JimB517
Dry storage San Diego

Dry storage is virtually impossible. Getting a slip, however, or a mooring is quite easy. Getting the boat off the trailer, mast stepped, in the water, and in a slip is easy. I'd ship to...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-30-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By JimB517
crew wanted in san diego

Did you notice my posting for race crew wanted in San Diego? No experience necessary. Will train. Catalina 25. Indiscipline's Home Page (http://www.indiscipline.org)

I sail most every day...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By JimB517
Hi Luke

Luke, great, you are just the kind of guy I'm looking for. Hope we can become friends and sail together. I sent you a private email.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-23-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By JimB517
crew wanted

Did you read my posting about race crew wanted in San Diego? Lets go. I sail every weekend. Got a race coming up 5/15 and long race Mission Bay - Oceanside and back 5/31.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-19-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By JimB517
Yes - year round

Yes, we sail year round. We have one race per month, and in some months more. There is no race in December.

I sail virtually every weekend and most spring-summer-fall days after work and will...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By JimB517
Race crew wanted - San Diego

Hi I have a Catalina 25. It is fully race equipped.

www . indiscipline . org /cat25/indyIII.html

Crew wanted for monthly Bay and Ocean races mainly in the San Diego all Catalina fleet.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By JimB517
Home Depot

Go to Home Depot and get some Goof Off. It contains tolulene. I used it on my boat to clean teak oil residue and it worked fine. Smells foul, though. Don't leave it on too long. I sprayed on and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By JimB517
Catalina 25

I have a Catalina 25, weighs about 6000 lbs cruise loaded. I have a Tohatsu 9.8 4 stroke. I usually motor sail at about 1/4 throttle, at 5 knots. I get 10 nautical miles per gallon. On a cruise I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 7,687
Posted By JimB517
Tohatsu 9.8 on Catalina 25

I have the Tohatsu 9.8 XXL shaft electric start on my Catalina 25. I got the 7 inch pitch prop. This motor has been flawless for 2 years. I have at times motored for 15 hours in one day. I get...
Forum: Cal 03-16-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By JimB517
Catalina 25

I have a Catalina 25. Significantly heavier and larger than your Cal. I have a 9.8 XXL Tohatsu on it. Now when my Tohatsu was in for service, I put my dinghy motor on. It was a 3.5 HP 2 stroke...
Forum: Boat Reviews 03-16-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,686
Posted By JimB517
Cata lina 25

Comparing Catalina 25s I have a fin keel standard rig. My close friend has a 25 wing keel tall rig. My draft 4 feet, his draft 2' 11". He has a trailer, I don't.

Both boats can sail side by...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-15-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,962
Posted By JimB517
overall budget

When our family of 4 took a year off and cruised from Milwaukee to the Bahamas, the overall cost came to $110/day. We planned on $100. My website has all the photos, journals, and a complete...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 03-05-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,653
Posted By JimB517
Ssb

don't waste your $ on SSB. I have a $100 SSB receiver, that is all you need. Most people today have EPIRB and Sat Phone. You can rent a Sat Phone for a passage.

Much cheaper, many other uses.
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