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Search: Posts Made By: paulthober
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-14-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,556
Posted By paulthober
Frenchboro, Long Island was one of my most...

Frenchboro, Long Island was one of my most memorable stops. I anchored in the cove on the NE side and walked over through the woods to Frenchboro where I ate one of those lobsters. The best.

Paul
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-29-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,556
Posted By paulthober
The best guide: ...

The best guide:

http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/landfallnav_1952_11147365

A Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast - 4th Ed. (http://www.landfallnavigation.com/-ben001.html)

There is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2007
Replies: 88
Views: 4,168
Posted By paulthober
Let's see I was on the Chesapeake in almost...

Let's see I was on the Chesapeake in almost windless hot day down near Tangier with some kind up gnats intermittantly biting me. One bites me on the temple and I give it a good slap which kills the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-31-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By paulthober
Cruising in China - Been there/done that?

Re-posting from another forum:

I may be moving to China in a couple of years was looking at a map of the coast and was intrigued. It looks like a nice place to cruise. Anyone been there/done that?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By paulthober
"Texas trial"

"...have a good ole' fashion Texas trial (there is no Judge or jury, incidentally)!!!" Cruisingdad

Oh... and then tie him to the back of your pickup and drag him a ways.

Welcome to Amerika.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-18-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 6,038
Posted By paulthober
If you are anchored you are not squatting. We all...

If you are anchored you are not squatting. We all have an equal right to use an anchorage.

Is the only acceptable boat one with a motor? This is Sailnet is it not?

Harbors are full of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 19,477
Posted By paulthober
I'd like to add my opinion that running a...

I'd like to add my opinion that running a generator on deck in an achorage will bring you scorn and contempt from most of your fellow cruisers. If your noise is annoying me you will get a visit from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By paulthober
Or motor-sail.

Or motor-sail.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-01-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 6,038
Posted By paulthober
Huh? I thought this thread was about anchoring....

Huh? I thought this thread was about anchoring. Last I heard the sea is not private property.

Reminds me of a friend in ME who anchored in a nice cove for the night and soon afterward a homeowner...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By paulthober
Not to start an argument, but my experience is of...

Not to start an argument, but my experience is of course a sharp drill bit, however, low rpm, considerable pressure, and cutting oil gives the best results.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By paulthober
The laser level method should work, but if you...

The laser level method should work, but if you are outside in bright sunlight you will need a level with a bright enough laser to be seen on the hull surface. You will need to level the boat using...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-20-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By paulthober
Be aware that the Santana with that keel is not...

Be aware that the Santana with that keel is not something that will easily be launched from a boat ramp - unless of course your vehicle has a snorkle and/or the trailer has a 50' tongue estension....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-14-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 3,366
Posted By paulthober
There is no real solution to this "problem"....

There is no real solution to this "problem". Sailing in rain/heavy weather you get wet. Change out of the wet clothes when you are not on watch and then put them back on when you have to go back out....
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-07-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By paulthober
Tides and the effects of the tides, i.e....

Tides and the effects of the tides, i.e. currents, are the big difference. The Coast Pilot and Tidal Current Tables are invaluable for planning. If you have a lot of current where you are to sail I...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-05-2006
Replies: 140
Views: 31,002
Posted By paulthober
Almost all of the sailing I have done has been...

Almost all of the sailing I have done has been single-handed. At first my only concern was to stay attached to the boat, but then contemplation of being overboard intruded into my conciousness - how...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-05-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 9,344
Posted By paulthober
Not a lot of negative or positive here EXCEPT for...

Not a lot of negative or positive here EXCEPT for grounding. If you get stuck in sand, or particularly mud, you won't be going anywhere with your own resources - i.e. you will need a someone to pull...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-31-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 4,754
Posted By paulthober
I sailed from Portland, ME to Beaufort, NC a few...

I sailed from Portland, ME to Beaufort, NC a few years ago, leaving Portland on Sept 1st and arriving Beaufort mid-November. This is a chilly time of the year in these waters - not cold, but I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-31-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 6,849
Posted By paulthober
I have always avoided other people's moorings....

I have always avoided other people's moorings. Which is not to say that I have never "borrowed" one a time or two. I think it is bad etiquette, but not a big deal if you are prepared to vacate the...
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