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Search: Posts Made By: HUGOSALT
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 3 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By HUGOSALT
Solar storms could degrade GPS/can view Aurora

Understand 2 solar storms have hit earth with possible distrupting/degrading
GPS thru weekend...Upside is Aurora Bor. may be visible as far south as
New Jersey in the U.S. with midnight on U.S....
Forum: Electronics 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Which shoot thru hull depth meter to buy?

A few years ago, on delivery from Ct to Maine, DF wasn't working so bought
Hummingbird DF for $100. (now about $90.)
Made a captive reservoir and epoxed in.
Might not be my 1st choice but good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By HUGOSALT
Talking Re: Birth place of the U.S. Navy

May be true, but Marblehead's had to come to Long Island and row Washington's army across East River!

So that proves Long Island birthplace of U.S. Navy! (smiley face goes here)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Birth place of the U.S. Navy

True Arnold did just that , however he was continental army at the time.
So although naval conflict was no navy.
Question has been debated much
and I guess debate will continue. Believe technical...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 5 Days Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 2,060
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Coastal sailing without depth finder?

...Is darn good tool.
Will take the drama out of anchoring close in, easier to anchor in skinny water at crowded anchorage prime real estate all to yourself.
Also nav tool, knowing depth confirming...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 3,479
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: sailed once with my uncle

Disappointed in the negativity expressed in this thread,
would much rather we focus on trying to contribute to the ultimate
success of OP's undertaking by using our collective expertise.
It is in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,856
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Manson Supreme

Being a sailor I am the black sheep of a fishing family(both commercial and sport).
As much as I would not use slot in my manson supreme, thinking
might be a pretty good tool for fisherman moving...
Forum: Learning to Sail 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Because it's funny after the fact

...and you felt dumb...
Can tell you first hand, on board us navy hospital ship Sanctuary ...with 2 admirals on board, U.S Marine Corp band playing on dock...morning leaving for states after 4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,856
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Manson Supreme

Have 15 lb. Manson Supreme, used as my day anchor on my 8,000 lb.+ 30 fter.
I have spent a few afternoons playing with basicley no scope say 1.5-1?, on rising tide,
benign conditions under 10...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 2,812
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: “What’s The WORST Storm You’ve Seen?”

Remember that day well as hit my house (800 ft. west of manhasset bay and
100 ft above sea level) pretty good.
Happy you made it back to mooring, not all on the water were that lucky
that day.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Westbrook CT to Narragansett Bay

Yes Watch Hill passage.
Congrats on your new boat!
Love my Yanmar 3gm.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Westbrook CT to Narragansett Bay

Alternate to race if strong opposing wind, is Fishers Island sound.
Also easy in/out stop if needed West harbor, Fishers Island good anchoring
but thinking no moorings.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Bristol 32 needs work or Endeavor 32 work done

Looks like previous owner(s) of E32 have taken time and dollars to maintain boat
on some major systems. One might think and could confirm with a survey that
the same attention may have been given...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Matti tuck inlet

Been going into Mattituck Inlet/Creek almost every year for 25+ years as Mom/brother live less than 2 miles from creek. I draw 4.5" and have in years past touched soft bottom at dead low tide, mostly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Anchor Bridle Advice

Same as smurphny I use soft shackle to attach snubber also leading snubber thru
roller. Sometimes will offset snubber as my 30' mono
loves to sail at anchor and offset rode "sometimes" helps.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Worse than a garage... I may need help

Hope your rule does not apply to body parts!

1. I have similar rule, is one year to make annual cycle.
2. Sadly, I usually break rule # 1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 7,030
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Well said Dave. Thanks,
Delightful evening with delightful new friends, Donna and Dave.

Don't go thinking your special now...we just might shut down the town and
have a concert and antique...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 7,030
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

[QUOTE=BarryL;2128969]Hi Guys,

Glad you're having a nice cruise. I am in Bar Harbor Maine this week. We're staying in a nice house right in the downtown. Yesterday we went whale watching on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 7,030
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

I will be working tomorrow as well, will try to do not to late as suspect Dave
may have a long day on the water Wed....how about shoot for 7p.m. at Skippers
in Northport.
...Dave if arrive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Gear for sale

Will send a PM with few items as am in western sound on LI side.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 7,030
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Have not run fan all night for entire summer, actually will check out heater for fall
sailing this week as may need sooner than later.
Love fruit when cruising. Wife always wonders, i eat and drink...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Keeping Ospreys off stern rail

While back had bird problem, took old tennis balls cut a slice in them and strung bunch
in in light line my daughter drew scary faces with majic marker on each and we loosely
draped from stem to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 7,030
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Yes love Newport consider it Disneyworld for sailors...when up there few years back
was kayaking and noticed familiar profile (from magazine) was
the famed Olin Stephens design "Bolero" on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 7,030
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Have been talking to Dave...(chef2sail) and we going to meet up on Aug. 26th Tues.
in either Northport or Port. Washington. Dave and Donna will be making their way back down the sound towards home....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Fouled Fuel Tank

Used to do same as Ray by accessing thru/removing fuel gauge...pumping out and cleaning with stick and rag. Finally bit bullet and cut a 5-6"? hole in top of tank and made my
own solvent resistant...
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