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Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 16-12-2014, 09:23
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By solarbri
Re: Atlantic 42 catamaran 'LightSpeed'

Ahhh man...Lightspeed is SUCH an AMAZING boat!
I'll trade you Cat2Fold PLUS my left nut. I'll include the titanium hardware that resides within said testicle.
You can PM me the details of the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 06-12-2014, 22:40
Replies: 96
Views: 6,072
Posted By solarbri
Re: A Catamaran Question

In my 36' x 24' cat, when I get above 10, I'm psyched.
Above 12.5, the boards start humming and life is sweet!...(depending on sea state and heading)
Start hitting higher teens and I'm entirely...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 19-11-2014, 08:16
Replies: 86
Views: 16,499
Posted By solarbri
Re: Takacat Catamaran Dinghy

Compared to paddling my paddle board, which is my 99% go to tender, I think it'll do just fine. If it's THAT windy out, I'll stay on my big boat. Or get help with a tow. Or SAIL it-WAY faster than...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 19-11-2014, 07:07
Replies: 86
Views: 16,499
Posted By solarbri
Re: Takacat Catamaran Dinghy

A bit off topic, but this is going to be my new tender for Cat2Fold.
Top speed of 4 knots with Minnkota 55.
Yes, it'll probably be a little wet, but in the world of boat compromises, this thing...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 02-10-2014, 07:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By solarbri
Re: Baja Haha News From Latitude 38 Today, Oct 1. 2014

Well, I was mostly asking the question about getting my TIP's online compared to getting them at the border. I imagine I'd save time by doing it online, at home, but I was curious, if having my boat...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 01-10-2014, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By solarbri
Re: baja haha news from latitude 38 today, oct 1. 2014

For reals? $150ish worth of TIP?
On a different note...
If one is to be trailering a boat into Mexico this year, is it better (easier) to get the necessary TIP's before hand, online? Or does that...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 01-10-2014, 22:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By solarbri
Re: baja haha news from latitude 38 today, oct 1. 2014

Is this true for a 14' inflatable sailing dinghy? No motor.


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Forum: Cruising News & Events 01-10-2014, 10:42
Replies: 33
Views: 2,391
Posted By solarbri
Re: North Pacific Gyre Debris Causes Abandonment

Or...maybe a log or other similar item that the starboard ama hit and the chards of carbon and glass held onto the end of said item, whilst the other end swung around (fast, pendulum like force) and...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-09-2014, 22:17
Replies: 65
Views: 7,212
Posted By solarbri
Re: Which Catamaran do you Think Looks Best

88942


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Forum: Crew Archives 28-09-2014, 09:50
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By solarbri
Ex-wife taking kids to school in France 2015-16...looking to crew from U.S. to France

My ex-wife is planning on taking my 10 and 8 year old kids to France next school year. I don't have the money to fly over there for a visit. Looking to find a spot as crew on a boat heading...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-09-2014, 20:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By solarbri
Re: Setting the Anchor on a Cat

Yeah. Any cat that anchors off the center of the crossbeam (most) might not want to try my technique.
; )
I'm hoping to have my poop ($$$) together by December or January, launching from San...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 17-09-2014, 21:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By solarbri
Re: Setting the Anchor on a Cat

Well, I do things a bit differently...
I don't have a windlass, and my main anchor lives in the starboard bow.
I prefer to come at my anchor spot downwind, with only my starboard mainsail slightly...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-08-2014, 09:01
Replies: 1,214
Views: 163,464
Posted By solarbri
Re: Cheap Multis and Projects

Yup. If I didn't already have Cat2Fold, I'd be seriously looking at that podcat!


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Forum: General Sailing Forum 24-07-2014, 09:31
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By solarbri
Cruising around Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta

Yup. Plenty to do. I'm hoping to get back down for my fourth full season cruising Mex.
The islands you may be looking at are the Tres Marias. These islands are a penal colony and you can't even...
Forum: Commercial Posts 05-07-2014, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By solarbri
Re: TV Question - Life off the Hook

Oh yeah...I don't catch water on the boat, I make water on the boat, but it catch water at home and poop in a bucket...


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Forum: Commercial Posts 05-07-2014, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By solarbri
Re: TV Question - Life off the Hook

Hello Bryan,
My name is Brian. I have been living on my Catamaran for the past 3 winters up and down Mexico's west coast.
Check out my blog. www.cat2fold.wordpress.com
My boat has a composting...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-05-2014, 07:07
Replies: 33
Views: 8,645
Posted By solarbri
Re: Chris White at it again

During last winters cruise down in Mexico, I saw two of the A47's. BEAUTIFUL boats! I took pics, but unfortunately, I didn't get on board any of them. Amazingly the white one "Escape" which was in La...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-05-2014, 13:15
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By solarbri
Re: Trailering a trimaran in the US

Don,
Respectfully, not being defensive, nor am I recommending anything, just sharing a real life example.
Here is a hypothetical question...
What would you do if you lived 1/2 a mile from your...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-05-2014, 10:07
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By solarbri
Re: Trailering a trimaran in the US

No.
And now that you've told on your friend, does that make you an accomplice to the crimes?
Can you legally masturbate in your state? (assuming a U.S. Resident)...
Just because the world is...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-05-2014, 08:43
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By solarbri
Re: Trailering a trimaran in the US

I own 8'6" wide Cat2Fold. It is a big load. It would be nice on the water if it were wider. And, it's already such a large load that a foot or two of extra width wouldn't hurt much (besides...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 15-11-2013, 09:48
Replies: 38
Views: 4,232
Posted By solarbri
Do the outboards lift up on there own, built in...

Do the outboards lift up on there own, built in pivots?
Or do you have some sort of track or sled allowing the motors to lift higher?
Mor details/pics please!
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 05-11-2013, 05:23
Replies: 37
Views: 3,153
Posted By solarbri
Yeah but, do you wash it in salt water?

Yeah but, do you wash it in salt water?
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-11-2013, 04:26
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By solarbri
I just painted my Ferrari net with exterior...

I just painted my Ferrari net with exterior household latex paint. Seems like it took it well, but I've yet to use it. I'm heading back to Mexico soon with it to reinstall and use for a few months. I...
Forum: Our Community 03-11-2013, 12:01
Replies: 48
Views: 3,260
Posted By solarbri
That looks BAD! What weather sight did you get...

That looks BAD!
What weather sight did you get that satellite imagery from?
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 02-11-2013, 12:57
Replies: 37
Views: 3,153
Posted By solarbri
Ok. That's what I thought. I'll pass on the cast...

Ok. That's what I thought. I'll pass on the cast iron. Plus it is just plain HEAVY.
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