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Search: Posts Made By: sailorjim99
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 3,984
Posted By sailorjim99
WOW!! I knew you could take a small amount...

WOW!!

I knew you could take a small amount of asprin daily to thin blood(About a quarter pill) but to take one and have it take effect straight away is a real eye opener.

Thanks for sharing and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By sailorjim99
Tagster Whip off to your library and get acopy...

Tagster
Whip off to your library and get acopy of A SEA VAGABOND'S WORLD by Bernard Moitessier.

Page 42 might have a simple way of getting you out of trouble for a short while. He used chain to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By sailorjim99
Thanks for that, you guys. This learning...

Thanks for that, you guys.

This learning curve is taking me where I want to go.
Keep it up.:D

BUT don't forget to have fun along the way.
DON'T let personalities get in the way or you will...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-12-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,175
Posted By sailorjim99
Simon. I am actually a painting contractor and...

Simon.
I am actually a painting contractor and you mentioned touching wet paint.

When I paint in public areas like shops, bus shelters etc., I actually paint a board and scratch out a sign...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By sailorjim99
If you have 'live aboards' near you, that can...

If you have 'live aboards' near you, that can cause the problem.

I haven't found out why but I think it is something to do with the amount of electricity they use all the time as compared to a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 1,720
Posted By sailorjim99
I just video it happening, anything at all, not...

I just video it happening, anything at all, not just this kind of problem and give the water police a look at it when I see them anchored up or passing.

They may not get them for doing what was on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By sailorjim99
Thumbs up Wow

I always thought big was best and more was better UNTILL I read this thread all the way through.:o

I am relatively new to the sailing scene but I am learning fast and mostly thanks to ALL you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-12-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,175
Posted By sailorjim99
Exclamation I didn't hit the link

I did not hit the link BUT because this is a newbie and this is a link and this is the first post, I bet this is a bit of SPAM.;)

Now I have to wait untill somebody hits the link and complains...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-07-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By sailorjim99
Thumbs up Update

G'day folks

Simon is now out of hospital and walking SLOWLY with pins in his leg again.:D

Going to be sometime before he is back in action full time.

Also, we got him on a diet to shed...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-07-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By sailorjim99
I wonder if he would have been rescued if he was...

I wonder if he would have been rescued if he was somewhere between Australia and New Zealand?

I hear a lot of radio malfunctions occur in this area.:rolleyes:

Jim.:cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,592
Posted By sailorjim99
Thumbs up Congragulations

G'day Jeff.

Bigtime congragulations.............:D

You are a bloody legend mate....:)

Gotta ask!!!:rolleyes:

What took so long mate???:confused:
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By sailorjim99
Thanks Chris The PROPER time is March and...

Thanks Chris

The PROPER time is March and April.
Since I put up the thread I have been doing a little research and it came up the same as yours.:(

I have met a lot of people who have gone...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-01-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,175
Posted By sailorjim99
G'day Simon. I bet you PUSHED the link,...

G'day Simon.

I bet you PUSHED the link, didn't you?:confused:
It was answering a VERY old post mate.:D

You guys from south of the border are suckers for stuff like that, aren"t...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By sailorjim99
Do you have a main or master fuse that connects...

Do you have a main or master fuse that connects to your batteries BUT before any power goes to any item?

This happened to my, dare I say it,car, and it took me a long time to sort that out.:o
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-01-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By sailorjim99
Question New Zealand to Australia

G' Guys.

Time for another question because I am not sure about something.:confused:

What would be the chances of a EXCELLENT outcome if one was to depart New Zealand for a sail to Australia if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By sailorjim99
G'day Simon Did you by chance ask the...

G'day Simon

Did you by chance ask the Federal Govt. about any tax payable?:D

Looks as if you are getting set to go over mate?

Jim.:cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By sailorjim99
Broker

Simon
I believe in the U.S. there is a type of broker who finds YOU the boat and does the deal for you.
That includes getting you the best price.

Maybe the others will know what I am talking...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-26-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 13,574
Posted By sailorjim99
Exclamation Wow!!!

Wow,,,Guys

This is actually the largest thread I have read from start to finish.

It was riviting reading.:confused:
Do you think MISSIONARY got the message?:rolleyes:

As someone who does...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-24-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By sailorjim99
OH Mate. Them there is FIGHTING words in the...

OH Mate.
Them there is FIGHTING words in the country..;)

Those "neighbours" to the north of us already have a new name for Australia printed on maps, so I am told, and it is not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-24-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 4,877
Posted By sailorjim99
Thumbs up Good On Ya

Good on ya mate.
Hope the survey goes well and the crack is really nothing.
If it was sold for a fair price and everyone is happy, then you are on your way to some good times.

Tell us all how...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-24-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By sailorjim99
In Australia we have a HUGE magazine called...

In Australia we have a HUGE magazine called "Trade a Boat".
There are thousands of boats for sale.
We call it 'The Book of Dreams'.

Sellers DREAM of getting what they ask,,:(
Buyers DREAM of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-23-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,174
Posted By sailorjim99
Thumbs up Good One

Hey Cam.
Right on..

Would you believe that when I was writing that last post, I was thinking about Giu.
I was trying to fit him into it somewhere but you did it nicely.;)

Top shot mate..:D ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-22-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,174
Posted By sailorjim99
Thumbs up Go for it

Utah
Remember, primitive man first "sailed" across a river on a log while holding aloft a branch with lots of foliage on it. The worlds first sail..:D

From that point on, he made it complicated...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-21-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By sailorjim99
Heaving-to is simply stopping your boat from...

Heaving-to is simply stopping your boat from going forward. You can use it to take a rest, make a coffee or get ready to weather a blow.
All sail plans are different and so are boat hulls. You...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By sailorjim99
G'day fellas. Glad to hear that YOU ALL take...

G'day fellas.

Glad to hear that YOU ALL take care when docking.
What happened to Simon last sunday made me realize that pain and suffering is always close by.

He will be out of action for a...
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