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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By charlottea
World Wind Visualization

Just in case people haven't seen this wind visualization:

earth :: an animated map of global wind and weather (http://earth.nullschool.net/)

You can zoom in and out. I think it's showing close...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,691
Posted By charlottea
Re: Runaway diesel

Yes, my manual said the same thing. So the only option is to cut off the air-intake (mine's on the front and easy to get at). Use a rag or a board. Never use your hand.

Not that I have any actual...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,691
Posted By charlottea
Re: Runaway diesel

Using the decompression lever while the engine is running sounds like a very bad idea.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2010
Replies: 279
Views: 87,200
Posted By charlottea
I'll do the BVI. But I'll need airfare and some...

I'll do the BVI. But I'll need airfare and some spending money.

(sorry I couldn't resist).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2010
Replies: 124
Views: 14,199
Posted By charlottea
Here's the web site. Looks nice... ...

Here's the web site. Looks nice...

Catamaran Sailing Adventures around Phuket with the Sailing Yacht Nakamal (http://www.sailing-islands.com)
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-04-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 6,757
Posted By charlottea
Here's a picture of the preventer rigged from...

Here's a picture of the preventer rigged from boom end to bow, back to the cockpit.

Offshore Sailing: 200 Essential ... - Google Books...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 7,411
Posted By charlottea
Bras D'or Lakes 2009

http://www.sailnet.com/blogs/files/brador2.jpg


http://www.sailnet.com/blogs/files/1.jpg
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-21-2009
Replies: 101
Views: 12,672
Posted By charlottea
Barrett's Privateer

Barrett's Privateer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2009
Replies: 12
  Funny
Views: 1,244
Posted By charlottea
Wow. What about the guy with the outboard and...

Wow. What about the guy with the outboard and the log? Lucky he didn't lose his foot. Guess he never heard of neutral.

Oh yeah, and batteries are heavy.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-12-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,043
Posted By charlottea
What sun? (trapped in Canada)

What sun?

(trapped in Canada)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By charlottea
Here we go.... Look up Silver Donald...

Here we go....

Look up Silver Donald Cameron. I think he sailed the ICW to the Carib with a whippet (close to a greyhound).
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-13-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,593
Posted By charlottea
Why do Shannon's have a bow sprit if not safe for...

Why do Shannon's have a bow sprit if not safe for offshore? Just wondering, since those boats have the reputation of being "offshore" boats.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-09-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By charlottea
How old is your mainsail? I had the same kind of...

How old is your mainsail? I had the same kind of issues you're describing. I had an old blown out mainsail, and in any kind of wind the boat would be over on its ear (even reefed). I purchased a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,574
Posted By charlottea
Have a look into NASA World Wind. You get an API...

Have a look into NASA World Wind. You get an API and datasets.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By charlottea
Nope \" what about this \"? I'm using...

Nope \" what about this \"?

I'm using Firefox. It seems to work correctly. "Firefox"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By charlottea
Looks like some variation of URL encoding. When...

Looks like some variation of URL encoding. When you enter text and submit the text, the text is URL encoded (or XML conversion). Double quotes are encoded incorrectly. Might be an XML issue. Did...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2006
Replies: 122
Views: 19,656
Posted By charlottea
Spirit yes. James Bond can't be wrong.

Spirit yes. James Bond can't be wrong.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-23-2006
Replies: 3,429
Views: 920,165
Posted By charlottea
Bras d'Or Lakes, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Bras d'Or Lakes, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
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