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Search: Posts Made By: Dewey Benson
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 9,419
Posted By Dewey Benson
Having formerly owned a Keel centerboard for more...

Having formerly owned a Keel centerboard for more than 2 decades, try this.

When on sea trial, set the vessel on a downwind course. Trim the sails to as neutral a balance as possible and slowly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,144
Posted By Dewey Benson
God help me GUI, wifey is as sick of the...

God help me GUI, wifey is as sick of the corporate world as I was when I bought the yacht brokerage (now long retired), but I would have to be a fool or a billionaire to jump into a 68 foot Nevins...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 13,747
Posted By Dewey Benson
Probably more than a few of these around. A local...

Probably more than a few of these around. A local racing dink named "Soggy Buns". Appropriate and cute!

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 2,144
Posted By Dewey Benson
GUI, I can dig it, however my time has...

GUI,

I can dig it, however my time has passed to try out for a crew position on a craft of that sort.

Sailortjk1, understandable; come to San Diego. The maritime museum here sails the "Star of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 4,561
Posted By Dewey Benson
Yes I have! Had a great time there too! As the...

Yes I have! Had a great time there too! As the storys I can relate are rather off topic and I have some time this am (Pac time) I'll shoot a thread in the OT section.

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By Dewey Benson
I saw the reports in the local SD paper. I am...

I saw the reports in the local SD paper. I am very impressed with the detailed coverage in that OC rag, cute little cartoon illustrating the event and all!

We can speculate all we want as to why...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 4,561
Posted By Dewey Benson
LOL! most amusing GUI! So lets see whats in the...

LOL! most amusing GUI! So lets see whats in the fridge!

Fat Tyre is available at ALL the major grocery chains here in So Cal; Von's Ralph's (owned by Kroger) Albertsons, Safeway. Stop shopping at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 13,747
Posted By Dewey Benson
Appropo or not, exceptionally bad taste. If the...

Appropo or not, exceptionally bad taste. If the owner was a Urologist then of course I should stand corrected as this would be a triple entendre.

IE:
1. Pissing ones cash away on the vessel
2....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 60
Views: 8,166
Posted By Dewey Benson
You mean does anyone know of this vessel? Or is...

You mean does anyone know of this vessel? Or is the resolution on your display so poor as to not be able to read the MGGregor sign on the cabin top. This Little trailerable thingy powers at a claimed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 13,747
Posted By Dewey Benson
San Diego has close to 10,000 slips and there are...

San Diego has close to 10,000 slips and there are a wad of unusual and often assinine vessel names.

One of the more unusual ones I have seen was a double entendre, kisch laden
travestry. I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-20-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 5,188
Posted By Dewey Benson
The Westsail 43 sails rather well indeed. She is...

The Westsail 43 sails rather well indeed. She is quite heavy and requires some knowledge of trim to get her going. as with many full keel vessels she points better as the wind pipes up. Nice motion...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2007
Replies: 72
Views: 4,076
Posted By Dewey Benson
In the old days shafts were made of bronze, nice...

In the old days shafts were made of bronze, nice malleble stuff. Not a good Idea on stainless, it fatiges in about one and a half cycles. Makes an extraordinarily straight and flat break too!

Iv'e...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Dewey Benson
Looks like one of those Steel gizmoloudous from...

Looks like one of those Steel gizmoloudous from the Pac Northwest. Pretty good boat as i have heard tell.

Dewey
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By Dewey Benson
I have recently gone to AGM style batts. This was...

I have recently gone to AGM style batts. This was on the advise of local boat electricans. They have been about for some time now and have pretty much proven themselves. I am always leary of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2007
Replies: 72
Views: 4,076
Posted By Dewey Benson
A logical thought ...however it has more to do...

A logical thought ...however it has more to do with the circulation of the oxygen than the years of service. In use, the bearing surface is rotated frequently, and the area is oxygenated. In repose,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2007
Replies: 72
Views: 4,076
Posted By Dewey Benson
Oxygen starvation. Often happens in the way of...

Oxygen starvation. Often happens in the way of enclosures and bearings. The pitting corrosion of stainless stell can take many forms from deep pits to shallow craters.

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 4,561
Posted By Dewey Benson
Oh darn!

True beat me to it!

with pictures no less!

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2007
Replies: 79
Views: 4,561
Posted By Dewey Benson
Suv

Giulietta,

I do believe True referred to HIS vessel as the SUV. The comparison for yours was the "Mclaren".

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-22-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Dewey Benson
I always liked the line drive ones, any brand....

I always liked the line drive ones, any brand. Chose a suitable lenth.

Doesnt the 35 have a camber dealy in it?

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dewey Benson
The good stuff is where you find it! Dewey

The good stuff is where you find it!

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dewey Benson
WTF! Screw that Noise! Live Free or...

WTF!

Screw that Noise!

Live Free or Die!

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dewey Benson
I'll have to try that next shot up the coast! ...

I'll have to try that next shot up the coast!

Have you tried "The Fishwife" In Pacific Grove (between monterey and pebble Beach) Right by Asliomar. MMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmm!

Dewey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 3,903
Posted By Dewey Benson
Ron n Kelly, A good skip tracer may be of...

Ron n Kelly,

A good skip tracer may be of assistance. An automoble one will work as well or better than any PI. Call your bank, or a big bank (like B of A) and ask for references. they use a lot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dewey Benson
Where shall we begin??? Dungeness Crab cakes...

Where shall we begin???

Dungeness Crab cakes at Etta's in Seattle

Lump Crab cakes at Mores crab house Longboat Key FL.

Steamed Crabs anywhere in the Chesapeke Bay Area

Scallops at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Dewey Benson
I beg your pardon Sir! (Arrrr! Me hearty) ...

I beg your pardon Sir!
(Arrrr! Me hearty)

Shouldn't the proper phrasing be.......
(Shiver me timbers matey!)

Which asile be keepin the safty glasses.. eh? speak up!Buxom wench!
(which isle...
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