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Search: Posts Made By: paperbird
Forum: Living Aboard 03-19-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,128
Posted By paperbird
Re: looking for marina


We've been at HHN for 2 seasons now. Lots of boats - I think there are 1200 slips at North if I remember correctly. Facilities are resort level. Pool, showers, exercise room, TV rooms,...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-19-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,128
Posted By paperbird
Re: looking for marina

A little farther commute (I also work in Columbia) but a nice place for live-aboards, is Herrington Harbor North. Pretty decent community of liveaboards there. We are planning to move aboard this...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-21-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,253
Posted By paperbird
Re: Pearson 422 as offshore cruiser/liveaboard?

We have a 422 and are planning to cruise her soon. As others have said, the 424 and 422 had the same hull with different deck/cabin layouts. Several of the folks I know who have 422's cruise them...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 11-09-2013
Replies: 956
Views: 62,196
Posted By paperbird
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

I went to the saltydawg rally web site and listened to the daily radio logs they have recorded. The Morgan 416 that requested rescue was on the recording. They reported taking on water beyond the...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 07-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By paperbird
Re: Sailing with 2 children on Chesapeake Bay Northern Neck


You're accumulating some great wisdom! A couple more tidbits to throw into the mix:

- learn each kid. Our daughter loved to curl up and read. Our son built elaborate spiderwebs all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,971
Posted By paperbird
Re: Cost to Replace Chainplates? Should I Walk Away?

As a point of reference (every boat and project is different), we replaced all of our chainplates with the rig up - 2 at a time. had new ones custom fabricated at a local shop. Did a great job! ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-26-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 5,860
Posted By paperbird
Re: Anchor Setting Woes

Lots of good advice. To emphasize a couple points:

Danforth is fine for the Chesapeake. We anchored for years with one all over the Bay with no issues. And without all chain. On boats ranging...
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