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Search: Posts Made By: tsenator
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-02-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,617
Posted By tsenator
You guys are missing everything. Does it have to...

You guys are missing everything. Does it have to be spelt out to you.

Connect the dots. Its not just the kid (who by the way owns a 28 ' boat) and its not YouTube or Wikipedia. ITS THE...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-01-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,617
Posted By tsenator
Someone I know (very well) was on this cruise (a...

Someone I know (very well) was on this cruise (a long time sailor also) that talked for some time with the kid w/Dreadlocks. He never got a chance to really talk to the skipper

The kid said he...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-29-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,617
Posted By tsenator
Oh Puhleeese

:cool: -- Did you guys actually listen to this guy !?!

Go back more than once. Are you trying to tell me this is a guy that knows what he is doing . Puhleeze.

There ain't no windmills I am...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-29-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,617
Posted By tsenator
More FACTS are in. The captain AND the Boat were not prepared at all to go to sea

All one needs to do is watch and listen to this video and you will realize that the skipper willfully and knowing went to the open ocean with a "less than able boat".

YouTube - RESCUE AT SEA...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-29-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,617
Posted By tsenator
I was talking about putting up a "Main Sail"

Yes, it appears that he lost his forestay and I wasn't talking about a jib or genny. From accounts he used his jib halyard as a forestay to stabilize the mast forward, which is the thing one would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,617
Posted By tsenator
Exclamation Here is a link to different You Tube Video of event

The even better part of this video is they have actual audio clips & interviews of (what I assume) is the skipper of Tumbleweed

Video is here YouTube - Amazing rescue by Royal Caribbean EXPLORER...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 5,079
Posted By tsenator
I've owned boats with refers for over 20 years

I don't think it matters. I had a boat with an AC/DC version for 12 years and now a DC only for 8 years

If you have a DC version you just plug in your 12 Volt Charger to feed your batteries and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-09-2007
Replies: 73
Views: 23,491
Posted By tsenator
Lots been said here, but I'd like to point out some things

In the grand scheme of things a Bene or a Catalina are not worlds apart, but there are real differences. I do have to agree with Haleaki (sp?) and a few others, noting that its absolutely ludicrous...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-27-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 1,963
Posted By tsenator
Separate thru-hull and line to stuffing box

Denr you are wrong on this one. PSS I''m not even sure that PSS still sells the "non-vented" Shaft Seals that you MUST burp (I had one on my old boat) All the ones that I see PYI sell all have a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,684
Posted By tsenator
Best A/C system

I really Liked the Flagship Marine System http://www.flagshipmarine.com/

I installed it myself - as did others

Highly rated by me and and a few people I know. I also like the -resistive heat-...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-19-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By tsenator
Spade anchor comes up backwards

Bruce I have the SPADE 100 anchor and my anchor **always** comes up the right way. Just as was previously mentioned, it looks like it will come up wrng but at the last minute as the shank comes up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-09-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,682
Posted By tsenator
Work on the stuffing box while the boat is in the water

I think the friction fit of the hose on the tube will be enough to keep most of the water out. You only need to loosen the clamp and move the hose a 1/2" right ?! I wouldn''t worry. If you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-08-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By tsenator
visitor to ny wants to go for a daysail

Geez...a little cold this time of year for NY harbour isn''t it?? (Brrrrrrr !)

You might try Colgates also they have a school right across the river from downtown (Liberty Landing)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By tsenator
LWL and Hull Speed

Calder''s Cruising Handbook has some examples in his text . Great book and general info - Go to a bookstore and take a quick look if you don''t want to spend the $$. But after spending some time...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-02-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 2,542
Posted By tsenator
Boat with history of blisters

Jeff, I think you are correct. At least the ones I''ve seen are and looking at the C30 website I only see references to keel bolts. Like you said, maybe the keel fairing had a problem.

Not...
Forum: Provisioning 11-30-2003
Replies: 109
Views: 15,555
Posted By tsenator
Coffee

forgot to mention that the italian expresso makers that Jeff H was talking about works great too. Just more of an expresso blend needed though.
Forum: Provisioning 11-30-2003
Replies: 109
Views: 15,555
Posted By tsenator
Coffee

Eric.....works great for me. If you like your coffee with less sediment you can even buy filters that will fit in the stainless basket. I like the way the coffee tastes with this method, just...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-26-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By tsenator
AMEL

Maybe they meant St Kits
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-23-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,863
Posted By tsenator
Watkins 29

Every boat''s a compromise. When you have more money the compromises become less and less...;-)

It''s your decision which features you want and want compromises you''ll live with
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By tsenator
Wi-Fi

200 mw cards??? Who makes those?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-21-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By tsenator
Wi-Fi

Well I''ve seen WiFi at marina''s. they are starting to hook em up at Marina''s around here. My Marina has it and it works good.

You can go from Marina to marina around LI Sound and if its the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-20-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,863
Posted By tsenator
Watkins 29

You know I was just thinking a catalina 30 might fit your needs. Very popular, decently roomy and a very strong owner support system.. They made thousands and thousands of them and you can probably...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-20-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,863
Posted By tsenator
Watkins 29

I don''t want to turn you off completely to the Watkins. There are a lot of positives to the boat. It is not a terrible sailing boat, I just wouldn''t compare it to a racing boat. On a reach or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-19-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,863
Posted By tsenator
Watkins 29

Do a quick check in the archives this one has been commented on before
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-19-2003
Replies: 37
Views: 5,440
Posted By tsenator
PFDs--all the time?

Must wear a pfd while ....while onboard - even while in the head.

Huh !?!

Now that is a little overboard (pardon the pun) to me
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