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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By tenuki
Re: Aluminum or Bronze winches? small sailboat.

Introduction - 10,000 Year Clock - The Long Now (http://longnow.org/clock/)

Everything is relative I guess... but good point.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-24-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By tenuki
Aluminum or Bronze winches? small sailboat.

Just curious what people's opinions are. The boat is a '75 Raymond Richards Ranger 24 - has the original aluminum winches on it and they need replacing. Aluminum would go with the look of the boat...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-21-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By tenuki
+1 tiller. Oh, and the phrase in your...

+1 tiller.

Oh, and the phrase in your poem should have been...

"If you can't sail this boat without a tiller (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/seamanship/43797-sailing-rudderless.html),
you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2008
Replies: 197
Views: 15,052
Posted By tenuki
I was going to comment, but then read through 14...

I was going to comment, but then read through 14 pages of good comments. So I think i'll barf quietly to myself instead.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-30-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 45,668
Posted By tenuki
man, would you guys quit quoting smackdaddy, you...

man, would you guys quit quoting smackdaddy, you are busting my /ignore.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2008
Replies: 3,090
Views: 398,188
Posted By tenuki
I circled a hat once when it blew overboard.

I circled a hat once when it blew overboard.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By tenuki
that first picture got me. sweet!

that first picture got me. sweet!
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-28-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 45,668
Posted By tenuki
luck is when preparedness and opportunity meet,...

luck is when preparedness and opportunity meet, ie:

luck = preparedness + opportunity


If both preparedness and opportunity are negative, guess where your luck ends up....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2008
Replies: 3,090
Views: 398,188
Posted By tenuki
Hey, your deck is all wet. You should probably...

Hey, your deck is all wet. You should probably let it dry after you hose it off before you go out sailing. That could be dangerous, you might slip and fall.

ps - that is some serious backwinding...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-25-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By tenuki
What Lostmt said. Start right now where you are...

What Lostmt said. Start right now where you are standing. From what I understand there is some fantastic sailing there.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-24-2008
Replies: 3,090
Views: 398,188
Posted By tenuki
Saw this on SA. Some fellow idiots crossed the...

Saw this on SA. Some fellow idiots crossed the english channel in a storm, windsurfing. At least they raised some money for a good cause.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 7,891
Posted By tenuki
Agreed tdw - the flying tigers are a much better...

Agreed tdw - the flying tigers are a much better reason to use containers IMO, already 91 hulls delivered in little over a year so the market would seem to agree.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 7,891
Posted By tenuki
So sad, I hope you are wrong. Looks like the...

So sad, I hope you are wrong. Looks like the Dana 24 molds weren't bought either from what I can tell, that might be an even sadder state of affairs.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 7,891
Posted By tenuki
This is not Bob Perry's...

This is not Bob Perry's (http://www.perryboat.com/) first 'container' boat. The flying tiger and tiger cub (http://www1.ft10class.info/) are both container boats, but for different reasons (build...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-21-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,276
Posted By tenuki
I was being serious btw...

I was being serious btw...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-20-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3,276
Posted By tenuki
sit on the other side of the tiller.. ;)

sit on the other side of the tiller.. ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 7,255
Posted By tenuki
Sort of on the same topic I use spectra runners...

Sort of on the same topic I use spectra runners for things like attaching spin sheet pulleys, barber haulers, etc to the toe rail. Way cheaper than the ronstan alternative and smaller and easier to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-19-2008
Replies: 110
Views: 10,265
Posted By tenuki
Exactly!! Well said!

Exactly!! Well said!
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-19-2008
Replies: 110
Views: 10,265
Posted By tenuki
:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: You...

:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: You are joking, right?


My attitude is pretty much what Valiente just said. Also, I'm not a big fan of chop, the fetch in my area of puget sound is so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 12,616
Posted By tenuki
http://www.myerchin.com/L300_files/L30075large.png...

http://www.myerchin.com/L300_files/L30075large.pnghttp://www.myerchin.com/L300_files/lightbox.png (http://www.myerchin.com/L300.html)

I love my myerchin L300 (~$70), I find it easy to open with...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-19-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,092
Posted By tenuki
heave to. if you don't know how you have no...

heave to. if you don't know how you have no business being out alone.

Giu has a great video about hoving to here:

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By tenuki
We get a pretty decent selection of Chilean wines...

We get a pretty decent selection of Chilean wines at our local central market and I agree, what I've tried has been pretty good for the price.

Thanks for the report! Any sailing going on there?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-17-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 2,442
Posted By tenuki
That's GUI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That's GUI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-17-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 2,442
Posted By tenuki
I can't believe you are thinking of taking it...

I can't believe you are thinking of taking it offshore! All you inexperienced and irresponsible idiots that just sail off accross oceans without proper preparation shouldn't be rescued or even...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-17-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 2,828
Posted By tenuki
Ratings are local and vary. I stick by my...

Ratings are local and vary. I stick by my 170-180. Here in puget sound they can rate as high as 190 depending on who is rating. Anyway, my point was the Melges 24 rates around half that. The...
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