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Search: Posts Made By: wiseleyb
Forum: Chartering 09-14-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By wiseleyb
Greece in March?

Has anyone been sailing in the Greek Islands in March? It seems like the weather would be OK but the wind might be a bit light. I'm looking to do a charter there for the month of March (other...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 09-18-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,235
Posted By wiseleyb
I used Berg Marine Surveys and couldn't have been...

I used Berg Marine Surveys and couldn't have been happier. He's up in Anacortes but I think he heads south fairly often. He's an amazing guy, has sailed the South Pacific and really knows his...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-18-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 6,202
Posted By wiseleyb
There's one for sale now at Shilshole. Broker is...

There's one for sale now at Shilshole. Broker is Admiralty Yacht Sales. I don't see it listed on their site but it's up for sale in the window... might give them a ring. Admiralty Yacht Sales New...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 3,472
Posted By wiseleyb
Best Teak Oil for the NW?

I'm in Seattle on a Westsail 28. It had natural teak which looked great when the boat was living in the (relatively pollution free) San Juans but, after 10 months in the city it's getting ugly. I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 5,796
Posted By wiseleyb
wait, wait! - i thunk - there for i ain't???? -...

wait, wait! - i thunk - there for i ain't???? - but, seriously, if you start this i'll participate (not much conciliation i'm sure)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-07-2007
Replies: 51
Views: 7,873
Posted By wiseleyb
So - it sounds like a well constructed ferro has...

So - it sounds like a well constructed ferro has no down sides - why didn't this ever catch on with the production boats (who, if nothing else, can usually control quality to whatever degree they're...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By wiseleyb
@TB - "not to be confused with NY" ... nice! ...

@TB - "not to be confused with NY" ... nice! I've traveled (and sailed parts of) the world as well and Maine is on my short list for the planet and in the top 2 for the US (WA being the first). ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 5,796
Posted By wiseleyb
philosof*ckify?!?!?! i walked through Harvard...

philosof*ckify?!?!?! i walked through Harvard for years. game on!
Forum: Living Aboard 12-07-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 6,336
Posted By wiseleyb
rant... What's up with the whole live-aboard ban?...

rant... What's up with the whole live-aboard ban? I'm from Boston and the winters keep live-aboard's to a few select lunatics, so it's not a problem but it seems like the SE and the entire West...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By wiseleyb
I have a note to myself in one of my journals...

I have a note to myself in one of my journals after being off-shore for only a week: "Ben! You don't like off shore, don't do this ever again!". I'm not sure who wrote that as I dream non-stop of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-07-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By wiseleyb
I haven't, but would like to. If you go - start...

I haven't, but would like to. If you go - start with the Baja ha-ha (http://www.baja-haha.com/). I've heard getting through Panama can be a real hassle. Be interesting to see others replies.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-06-2007
Replies: 51
Views: 7,873
Posted By wiseleyb
Heretic-says: I kind of like the interior. ...

Heretic-says: I kind of like the interior. Hanking a jib on that bow spirit, even in calm conditions, would be pretty interesting. But - at $9K - buy it, even if it's a complete disaster area, sell...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2007
Replies: 43
Views: 3,136
Posted By wiseleyb
He's obviously not read much about WWII :) (I...

He's obviously not read much about WWII :) (I grew up in Japan, no fucky-fucky with Japanese working class... yikes!)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By wiseleyb
I first saw that photo when asking about taking a...

I first saw that photo when asking about taking a Hobie Mirage (http://www.hobiecat.com/adventure-island/models_adventure_island.html) from LA to the Catalinas :) (minus the mast, adding a kite...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-06-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 3,174
Posted By wiseleyb
cute! - love the layout below decks... don't know...

cute! - love the layout below decks... don't know jack about them though :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By wiseleyb
I sailed Boston->Bar Harbor THREE times before I...

I sailed Boston->Bar Harbor THREE times before I was actually convinced anything was there besides radar reflections - total and complete fog the first three times :) We literally anchored in Bar...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 4,996
Posted By wiseleyb
I love the people who show up to go sailing and...

I love the people who show up to go sailing and tell you they've only got an hour... great, we'll leave the docks, haul up the sails, go 10 feet, drop the sails and get back to the slip.

I like...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-02-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,721
Posted By wiseleyb
Oh - very cool - thanks for all the replies!

Oh - very cool - thanks for all the replies!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-01-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 2,721
Posted By wiseleyb
Desolation Sound, BC, Canada?

I'd like to spend 3-4 months up around Desolation Sound this summer. By chance does anyone have recommendations of marinas in the area that have wifi (or even public libraries that have wifi). Need...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-01-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By wiseleyb
I know that medical/dental was torture back then...

I know that medical/dental was torture back then but stil... would have been a great job.
Forum: herSailNet 12-01-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,507
Posted By wiseleyb
When I bought my first boat the seller said (I...

When I bought my first boat the seller said (I was 22, youngest live-aboard in Boston) "Women are taught to say "no" when you say "let's go back to my place", but they've never been taught that about...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-29-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 5,242
Posted By wiseleyb
I hear ya SD - I was the only guy in Boston with...

I hear ya SD - I was the only guy in Boston with a 28' boat and a 45' boat anchor and all chain and no windless. Of course - I lived on anchor in the summer and took a train 1-2 hours into the city...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By wiseleyb
Man - I wish I could find a mooring out here...

Man - I wish I could find a mooring out here (Seattle). Docks suck!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 11-28-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By wiseleyb
I might be interested. What's your ETA into Key...

I might be interested. What's your ETA into Key West (roughly, of course)? I have no large Cat experience but a fair amount of off shore mono (Boston -> Bermuda, Seattle -> San Francisco, BVI ->...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-28-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 5,242
Posted By wiseleyb
SD: My boat seems to move along quite nicely at...

SD: My boat seems to move along quite nicely at anchor - maybe you need a higher horse power anchor! You'd think your multi-hull windage would do the trick though. Let me know if you need any help...
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