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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 16,445
Posted By justflie
Re: Lifting Keel Yachts

For those looking into Southerly yachts, check out distantshores.ca. The Shards sail all over the world in their Southerly 49. They love it. They also had a Southerly 42 (and originally a boat they...
Forum: Racing   07-29-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,975
Posted By justflie
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Good luck! Sounds a lot more fun than going to work. :svoilier:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By justflie
Re: MedSailor's first weekend out...

Med, rough start but at least you're out there! How old are your kids? I'm probably going to get a boat once mine are "old enough" to be safe on the boat and not be too much to handle for my wife...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-29-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,858
Posted By justflie
Re: boat for bahamas, but limited by bridge clearance and draft

I've seen this one a couple times but oh, that pucker factor! And kids wonder how geometry and trig could possibly be useful later in life.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By justflie
Re: Shake and Break, part 3

Thanks for the narrative, it was fun to read. I need to find parts 1 and 2 now :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By justflie
Re: Where to get OpenCPN charts?

Ok, finally figured out where i saw this. Check the OpenCPN facebook page. On Monday they posted "New Chart Downloader and Updater plugin released". That's why you're not seeing the option in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By justflie
Re: Where to get OpenCPN charts?

I'm just a sofa sailor at this point, but I think I saw an OpenCPN release announcement where automatic government chart downloads were now built in. If you have the latest version of the software,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,852
Posted By justflie
Re: Charter/rental woes...and question

Oh God, skydiving agreements are the worst. At least in that case, it's from a position of experience. I know of both parachute companies and dropzones that have been put out of business with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-13-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 20,557
Posted By justflie
Re: My newest project

Carbon fiber?! Wowzas. Hey, if I had that kind of cash, I would love to spend it on a boat as well.

Doesn't your client know the boat has these white flappy things for when the engine breaks? ;)...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-13-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 20,557
Posted By justflie
Re: My newest project

Looks very nice, Bob. Interesting customer request (I assume) to have the twin diesels on the monohull. Was the thought process enhanced maneuverability (saildrives would help, distance between...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By justflie
Re: Recommend a decent Hand Salve?

Badger Balm is pretty good, too.
Forum: Weather   07-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By justflie
Re: Free Dashew Weather Handbook

Wow, thanks guys. These are going into the archive for when I actually have a boat. Great resources.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,647
Posted By justflie
Re: Mutiny has its reward, perhaps???

Summer can't come quickly enough. Thanks for the story and pics, rock. Enjoy the passage.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By justflie
Re: Admiral of the year nominee?

Sounds like a winner to me.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 994
Posted By justflie
Re: sailboats tied to Buoys

I'm pretty new too, but I'll try to help. The buoys you're seeing are called moorings. Some are private, some are public. Some are free, some require a reservation, some require a fee on a monthly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By justflie
Re: Liveaboard Documentary?

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed following the Shards on their travels. They're a liveaboard couple who turned their life into a TV show. Really great stuff. distantshores.ca. I purchased...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-21-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,181
Posted By justflie
Re: Boston By Air

I second Doug about those little power boats. Not so much for speed, but for safety. Really low in the water, busy harbor. I saw one goose the throttle up and over a wave and he was completely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-21-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,181
Posted By justflie
Re: Boston By Air

If anyone here is from an area sailing club they might be able to help. I belong to Piers Park Sailing Center. We just have 23' Sonar day sailors but they're fun. I probably CAN'T take you out,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-20-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 5,392
Posted By justflie
Re: An Excellent Condition, Turnkey Boat

Wow. You should slap the listing broker for wasting your time.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-23-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 6,442
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Good to hear it went well! I just poked my head into this thread a few days ago and thought you might have forgotten to post your experiences. Timing is everything!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2013
Replies: 136
Views: 10,438
Posted By justflie
Re: Cruising with livestock -- any anchoring issues?

When you come to boston, I'll come over for some fresh steak. Sorry, Bessie!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,571
Posted By justflie
Re: I can't heave to

Hmm. I've heard some boats don't like to heave to but, in my extremely limited experience, I haven't run into one yet. I usually drive a Sonar (23'). Back wind the jib, release the main sheet, tiller...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 6,442
Posted By justflie
Re: My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School

Smier, feel free to post here about the trip if you would like to. Glad your wife is getting into it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-07-2013
Replies: 59
  Oops!!!
Views: 7,516
Posted By justflie
Re: Oops!!!

Ouch. Maybe it tried to pick up something just a little too heavy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-02-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By justflie
Re: Smackdaddy Donation

Not working, here's the error I received:

"We cannot process this transaction because there is a problem with the PayPal email address supplied by the seller. Please contact the seller to resolve...
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