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Search: Posts Made By: stagman
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,692
Posted By stagman
Re: What kind of weapon to keep aboard my new dinghy?

I'd keep a wooden boat paddle in the dingy anyways but yes that's just me. A boat paddle could be just as lethal as a pool cue, and those things break skulls pretty well.

I wouldn't recommend...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By stagman
Re: Brands/ Manufacturers which Hold Value

*Sees a Morris, jaw hits floor*

Seriously, those are some beautiful boats. I'm in love. Keep em coming guys

My only reality check about those Morris yachts is that from my humble observation...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By stagman
Brands/ Manufacturers which Hold Value

Ladies and Gents,

In my perpetual search for a boat I like I have come across a few stories of people who have bought boats in decent condition and sold them years later for more than purchase...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-28-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,857
Posted By stagman
Re: Thug proofing

I know this only works in the good old USA, but IF I have legitimate fear for my life or property I have the following alarm systems:

Beretta 92A1- 0-25 yds
Bushmaster M4 Custom- 25-300 yards...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-27-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,757
Posted By stagman
Re: Admiral is apprehensive about cruising

Baby steps brotha man. Start slow- a few over night trips, etc. Consider it a shakedown cruise for the newly refitted boat and yourselves. My bet is after a few uneventful trips she will be on board....
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-18-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,664
Posted By stagman
Re: Learning to sail by full immersion.

Seconded. Thank you.

That said, if you want some inspiration, here is a blog written by two very charming young lasses (In my humble opinion, both instantly wifeable) who said screw it, bought a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By stagman
Re: I'm Sick Of Bird Poo

A BB gun from your local sporting goods store should do the trick
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-06-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By stagman
Re: Worst funding idea EVER

Haha I am many things but not a scammer and I do actually enjoy helping people.

I also thought of the idea of partnering with a microfinance organization

That said, I would rather not work...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,199
Posted By stagman
Re: What classes to take

Not particularly. Just go to a junkyard you can probs find a beat up old diesel for $20. See if you can make it run ;)
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 02-06-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By stagman
Re: Crew for Delivery Turkey to Abaco Bahamas

This has sleazy written all over it. Think people. Then run. Then maybe mods should delete this?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-06-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By stagman
Re: Worst funding idea EVER

I'm just curious what "Charitable" works could be done while on a cruising trip. Teach kids to read and write english in Mexico? Deliver used books to islands in the Bahamas? Water purification?...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-05-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By stagman
Worst funding idea EVER

So my friend and I were having a brain storming session about how to get the funds to get into this lifestyle. Being the techie that he is, he immediately said crowdfunding. And I am like what? No...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 02-05-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By stagman
Re: Cote D'Azur with children

Oh and I did endure the jellyfish at Monaco too... ^^+1
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 02-05-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By stagman
Re: Cote D'Azur with children

I once spent a full month in Nice living with a friend of mine when I was 14. Beautiful area. There is a local square that provided me with the best meal of my life- 20 euros for all you can eat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-04-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 4,704
Posted By stagman
Re: 16 Months at adrift at Sea

I would love to be the publisher to give this guy a book deal is all I can say

If you all are looking for another great read I highly recommend a book called In Harm's Way. It's the story of the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-31-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By stagman
Re: Pearson 27/28-2 vs Irwin 32.5

She's beautiful Hal. Nice boat! If you were a young lad how would you feel about using her as a liveaboard or for extended cruising?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-30-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By stagman
Re: Pearson 27/28-2 vs Irwin 32.5

Thanks all for your responses. I appreciate the feedback from owners of both boats. Ultimately it will most likely come down to whats on the market when I get the cash together and pull the trigger. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 5,371
Posted By stagman
Re: Otter problem, help!

I'd be extremely cautious about hunting them. Be careful to check your local laws. Ask a ranger. Don't trust a google search. And sure as hell don't post it online if you do decide to kill it. It...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-23-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By stagman
Re: Floating Igloo

Alot of snow could add up to alot of weight if its soggy packed snow. How much lower are you riding in the water? If you were on a flybridge motor yacht id wonder about you getting too top heavy and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,878
Posted By stagman
Re: Sailing is better than sex...

Spooning leads to forking children.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By stagman
Re: Lake Lanier prices

I was wondering about that too. I was reading a bit and it sounded like you could follow the chatahoochee south to the gulf. Probably have to get the mast destepped. Thoughts on cost of doing that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By stagman
Lake Lanier prices

Hey gents...

So I have been religiously perusing yachtworld during my bored hours and I have noticed a distinct trend. Boats which cite their location as Lake Lanier in GA have prices 5-6k less...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-17-2014
Replies: 235
Views: 10,842
Posted By stagman
Re: How not to go "camping" while cruising frugally

Exactly the point I was trying to get across. A dry place to sleep is a luxury many don't have
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2014
Replies: 235
Views: 10,842
Posted By stagman
Re: How not to go "camping" while cruising frugally

I have never been aboard a boat longer than a week. I have, however, camped- meaning backpacked- through every climate these United States and some of Europe has to offer and at every time of year....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2014
Replies: 2,552
Views: 186,188
Posted By stagman
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Isn't that half the fun?
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