Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 30-11-2011, 11:26   #16
cat herder, extreme blacksheep
 
zeehag's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: furycame alley , tropics, mexico for now
Boat: 1976 FORMOSA yankee clipper 41
Posts: 17,767
Images: 56
Send a message via Yahoo to zeehag Send a message via Skype™ to zeehag
Re: Sometimes, Ya Just Gotta Laugh

only SOME women prefer cats...i prefer my formosa and my feline watch guard.
__________________

zeehag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-11-2011, 11:45   #17
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
 
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: UK/Portugal
Posts: 20,198
Images: 2
Send a message via Skype™ to boatman61
pirate Re: Sometimes, Ya Just Gotta Laugh

Quote:
Originally Posted by Randyonr3 View Post
Sometimes you hear a story, so far fetched, you Just GOTTA LAUGH..
Being we're in a Marine Based Business, we get loads of stories from people..
But a few days ago I had a New Sailor come into the shop, looking to have some canvas work done.. (wont say his name).. But in the conversation he merntioned he had bought a used Catalina 22 as his first sailboat and his boat had the "Safety Rudder" on it.. I'm thinking its probably the swing up rudder that many had, But in his conversation It came up a couple more times.. So I asked.. What "Safety Rudder" are you speaking of..
So he went on to tell me that the rudder on his boat was specially designed by Catalina with a designed length to come out of the water allowing the boat to "Round-Up" befor the boat would turn over..
And that rounding-up was a safety feture built into the Catalina 22..
I just left it at that......
AND SOMETIMES YOU JUST GOTA LAUGH............
Are you telling me that the 'Safety Rudder' is not a designed safety feature.... Damn
__________________


Born To Be Wild
boatman61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:40.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.