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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By Slipkiller2
You might want to look at Garhauer...

You might want to look at Garhauer (http://garhauermarine.com/). The're not quite as expensive. I have them on my boat and have not had any issues with them.

IIRC Practicle Sailor had a review...
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-11-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 16,724
Posted By Slipkiller2
After reading this thread I think I'll put on a...

After reading this thread I think I'll put on a Patch.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-09-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 6,528
Posted By Slipkiller2
Randy, We started with a Catalina 22, moved...

Randy,

We started with a Catalina 22, moved to up to a 25 that we had for over 20 years, then on to a 36 and now have a Catalina 40 MKII. As you can see, we’ve been very happy with them. Of the...
Forum: Provisioning   03-07-2008
Replies: 311
Views: 41,507
Posted By Slipkiller2
You can't beat a Cuba Libre made with Cruzan...

You can't beat a Cuba Libre made with Cruzan Single Barrel Rum.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Slipkiller2
I didn't know that. Thanks for the info. Mine...

I didn't know that. Thanks for the info. Mine are getting pretty worn.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,053
Posted By Slipkiller2
I had 74 Catalina 25 that had a cowel vent on...

I had 74 Catalina 25 that had a cowel vent on the foredeck and it really did get the sheets caught on it. I replaced it wth the exact vent you are asking about and it worked very well. It would...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-16-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Slipkiller2
USPS also has one at: ...

USPS also has one at:
http://www.boatingguidetoamerica.com/
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,548
Posted By Slipkiller2
Tim, A coUple of places that I'm aware of...

Tim,

A coUple of places that I'm aware of are Clear Lake Marine Center http://marinas.com/view/marina/4117 in the Clear Lake area and Pier 77 Marine http://www.pier77texas.com/ in Galveston.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   02-07-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 5,705
Posted By Slipkiller2
Itís interesting to hear some of the comments...

Itís interesting to hear some of the comments regarding Catalinas and their capability offshore. They may not be the ďbestĒ but certainly are capable. Just a few accomplishments.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By Slipkiller2
jwms, Thanks. Several ideas i'm going to...

jwms,

Thanks. Several ideas i'm going to try.
Forum: Living Aboard   02-06-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 3,795
Posted By Slipkiller2
I suggest that you check out the Galveston area. ...

I suggest that you check out the Galveston area. Sailing on Galveston Bay is good and the Gulf is not that far away. There are many marinas with about 7,000 slips in the Galveston Bay area. Here's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,739
Posted By Slipkiller2
Use a mild detergent and air dry. ...

Use a mild detergent and air dry.

http://www.animatedknots.com/cleaning/index.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com

http://www.newenglandropes.com/sr_linecare.aspx
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-04-2008
Replies: 9
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Views: 1,326
Posted By Slipkiller2
http://www.pelicanpower.com/abacoguide/bahamianmoo...

http://www.pelicanpower.com/abacoguide/bahamianmoor.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2008
Replies: 110
Views: 31,809
Posted By Slipkiller2
Perithead, Not to beat a dead horse but...

Perithead,

Not to beat a dead horse but maybe this can help.
http://www.boatingsafety.com/boats/cglights.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,826
Posted By Slipkiller2
I've been lucky and have not had a problem with...

I've been lucky and have not had a problem with scratches but I have found a good product that cleans and protects.

http://www.plexusplasticcleaner.com/frames.html
Forum: Living Aboard   01-24-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 5,676
Posted By Slipkiller2
I live near Houston but am in St Louis tonight. ...

I live near Houston but am in St Louis tonight. Brrrr it’s too cold for me. Low 9 tonight. I’m heading back to warmer weather tomorrow and go sailing this weekend.

Most marinas are going to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-24-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 8,989
Posted By Slipkiller2
See the link below ...

See the link below
http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/backfill.htm
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-24-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 3,172
Posted By Slipkiller2
Have you tried contacting the usual insurance...

Have you tried contacting the usual insurance companies i.e. State Farm, Allstate etc. Although I have a Home Owners policy, I got a $1 million umbrella policy for only a few hundred $’s per year.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2008
Replies: 34
  Poll: PFD Use it or...
Views: 3,289
Posted By Slipkiller2
Depends on the boat and conditions. I wouldnít...

Depends on the boat and conditions. I wouldnít walk around the QE2 with one on, but would always have it on when dingy sailing. Same goes with the weather conditions and if itís day or night.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,451
Posted By Slipkiller2
About 6 months ago, I bought a 15 in LCD HD TV...

About 6 months ago, I bought a 15 in LCD HD TV for <$300. It had a tuner along with inputs for dvd/vcr and computer.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-09-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,664
Posted By Slipkiller2
First I would recommend that you get a copy of...

First I would recommend that you get a copy of Campbell's Guide to Cruising Texas http://www.waltereden.com/CGCT.html and charts of the areas you plan to cruise. I would also suggest that you check...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Slipkiller2
We had a great year now that the Admiralís health...

We had a great year now that the Admiralís health is back and logged well over 1,000 nm this year.

Also, participated in our 1st offshore race from Galveston to Corpus Christi. It was 150 nm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 5,056
Posted By Slipkiller2
You can read the PS test at: ...

You can read the PS test at:

http://www.tri-lens.com/practical_sailor.txt
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 5,056
Posted By Slipkiller2
I've got a Tri-Lens Reflector that seems to work...

I've got a Tri-Lens Reflector that seems to work pretty well. It was rated #1 by Practicle Sailor.

http://www.tri-lens.com/trilensweb12002001.htm
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-22-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2,773
Posted By Slipkiller2
Because your friend is new to sailing and I would...

Because your friend is new to sailing and I would suspect boating, I would recommend Chapman Piloting & Seamanship.
...
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