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Forum: Meets & Greets 14-04-2018, 15:06
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Hello Sailors

ahoy, from the great lakes ! welcome aboard to CF. weather is not very good here hope you doing better than us.

Welcome again.

joel e. felt
michigan
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 31-03-2018, 18:22
Replies: 38
Views: 4,921
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Why do I have a topping lift?

thanks Don CL and Jim I got it straight now. Lord help me when I get a bigger boat. This forum comes thru again.. always great replies!!!
thanks again
joel felt
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-03-2018, 14:05
Replies: 38
Views: 4,921
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Why do I have a topping lift?

Or is it just the terminology for when your using it for different jobs?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-03-2018, 14:02
Replies: 38
Views: 4,921
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Why do I have a topping lift?

Is there a difference on a smaller boat, between an outhaul and a topping lift??

just wondering.

thanks Joel
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-02-2018, 18:32
Replies: 495
Views: 32,316
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Single Women Living Aboard and Cruising... an honest look

What Zee said. Minus the rant. As a single ( not by choice ) it happens sometimes by chance or fate, you pinball thru life, you are always alone. If I could I would?
I guess you play the hand...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 07-02-2018, 18:38
Replies: 9
Views: 2,299
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: C&C 30 PRICE REDUCTION

Saw ur location, Raleigh. Ouch, but good looking boat, good luck
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 07-02-2018, 18:35
Replies: 9
Views: 2,299
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: C&C 30 PRICE REDUCTION

Ditto on location,
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20-11-2017, 17:34
Replies: 3,226
Views: 543,368
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: The New Joke Thread

In little Johnny's class the teacher started the day by telling the class," Today children we will do math story problems! And Little Johnny your first. If there are three blackbirds setting on a...
Forum: Meets & Greets 20-11-2017, 12:39
Replies: 130
Views: 9,709
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Old broad introducing herself...

Welcome Wendy Ann, your in for it now. Glad to have ya, look forward to seeing your Q & A in the future. Good luck in your quest.


joel e felt
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 09-11-2017, 12:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Great Lakes Cruising Guides

CHECK OUT THE dnr (DEPT, oF NATURAL RESOURCES) "Harbor Guide" you can downloed A PFD file I think, off google. I started last year with East Tawas at the 4th of july. Good times. Going to try...
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-10-2017, 12:45
Replies: 46
Views: 2,855
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: How did you get bitten?

At the age of twelve my dad got plans from the Popular Mechanics Magazine and built a 13 ft plywood "teacup". That6 started it. By the time I was 20 something he had moved up to a 6meter G-Cat (very...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 02-10-2017, 19:42
Replies: 65
Views: 13,127
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Crushing, literally and figuratively

Don, thank you ! ! You have touched a nerve. (In a good way.)


joel
Forum: Training, Licensing & Certification 01-10-2017, 16:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Beginners help

mrredhat23 welcome, Ann is right on the money . I am a fair weather trailer sailor here in Michigan. And am learning as I go. also read this forum. A lot of threads are way over my head, but I am...
Forum: Meets & Greets 30-09-2017, 19:35
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: The Diem Won’t Carpe Itself!

Welcome to CF. Almost the same story except living in Michigan there was no excuse not to make the leap. I have learn tons from this forum, and wouldn't you know it, its the same sailors that are...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 27-09-2017, 13:59
Replies: 67
Views: 7,788
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: How to handle a stranger's request to come aboard for a look.

while in E. Tawas, over the 4th of July, saw a nice C-30 and walked over two slips to look. I was talking with my brother about the boat, when just then the owners voice boomed out to come down the...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 17-08-2017, 18:17
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Joel E Felt
how to rig the stay sail?

Not sure if Im using the right vocabulary. But if I wanted to rig my 25 ft Laguna with a staysail. Could I get away with moving the jib further out(6") on the bowsprit. and attaching the staysail....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-08-2017, 16:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,889
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Fore and aft traveler position - effect

Hi CFers. I don't know enough to make sense of all of this, I have to read slower. but on a smaller boat (25 ft) the double block is on the end of the boom. The PO called it the boom vang. and there...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 28-07-2017, 13:42
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Screens for hatch and companion way

screen and some gorilla tape


joel
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 23-07-2017, 16:26
Replies: 88
Views: 9,328
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Film Dunkirk

I can hardly wait to see DETROIT. It should be a riot!!!


joel e felt
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-07-2017, 15:40
Replies: 64
Views: 8,054
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Should I tell the new owner.... OMG are you kidding me!?

good friend of mine lost his life from a unscrupulous (sp)seller who forgot to tell him the heat exchanger on the furnace was cracked and leaking. It was January. He lived two days in that house. His...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 18-06-2017, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 2,610
Posted By Joel E Felt
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-06-2017, 12:48
Replies: 25
Views: 4,633
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Month 9 Expenses & Costs of Cruising

I'm sure it been said, "thank you" for the posts. To the newbie like me this kind of info is priceless. Thanks again
joel
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 15-06-2017, 12:21
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Online courses for marine electrician study (or Diesel Maint. for that matter)

Nigel Calder"s Book (spelling??) less than $50.
good luck
joel
Forum: Our Community 01-06-2017, 19:27
Replies: 25
Views: 2,660
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: Bought my first sail boat, now what?

First of all, your going to have a riot. Did the same thing a couple a years ago and I am still learning. If I can make a suggestion, actually two. Get on CF as much as you can and read. Also get a...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-05-2017, 16:17
Replies: 44
Views: 5,694
Posted By Joel E Felt
Re: New owner

You got to let us know when it comes in, maybe some pict's.
YLD (you lucky dog) Cheers!
joel
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