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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-08-2014, 08:01
Replies: 1,101
Views: 138,300
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, 08:31
Replies: 8
Views: 681
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: General Classifieds (no boats) 24-07-2014, 06:09
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By solarbri
Re: Dewitt Spinnaker 40x40x22'8"

How about $51?


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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 21-07-2014, 20:04
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By solarbri
Re: Dewitt Spinnaker 40x40x22'8"

Sorry, wasn't trying to be funny.


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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 21-07-2014, 06:44
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By solarbri
Re: Dewitt Spinnaker 40x40x22'8"

How about $50 shipped to 83424?


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Forum: Commercial Posts 05-07-2014, 19:40
Replies: 6
Views: 760
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, 19:38
Replies: 6
Views: 760
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, 06:07
Replies: 33
Views: 8,055
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, 12:15
Replies: 15
Views: 711
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, 09:07
Replies: 15
Views: 711
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, 07:43
Replies: 15
Views: 711
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, 08:48
Replies: 38
Views: 3,932
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, 04:23
Replies: 37
Views: 3,033
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, 03:26
Replies: 5
Views: 509
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, 11:01
Replies: 48
Views: 3,136
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, 11:57
Replies: 37
Views: 3,033
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.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 02-11-2013, 11:28
Replies: 37
Views: 3,033
Posted By solarbri
I wash everything in Salt water. Only stainless...

I wash everything in Salt water. Only stainless items then get a small fresh water rinse. I try to use plastic everything though. Last year I got rid of all of our rusty "stainless" forks, knives,...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-10-2013, 13:57
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By solarbri
Exactly. My cat rigged, biplane sails can be...

Exactly.
My cat rigged, biplane sails can be let out well beyond 90. Dead downwind, very little risk of accidental Gybe, huge view, VERY COMFORTABLE.
Fastest point of sail? Definitely not. ...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 26-10-2013, 15:14
Replies: 146
Views: 12,585
Posted By solarbri
Just do it. Some form or fashion of what works...

Just do it. Some form or fashion of what works for you will present itself.
FYI...my story.
I had never been sailing before I was about 32 when I met my (now ex wife). We and her family chartered...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 26-10-2013, 10:02
Replies: 146
Views: 12,585
Posted By solarbri
You don't need a boat in brand new condition to...

You don't need a boat in brand new condition to start cruising. In fact it's better to get that fixer upper and figure out what you want as you go. It's also better to have older stuff that you may...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-10-2013, 14:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By solarbri
Re: Unstayed masts

Did you really mean to say "the head of your mainsail is more than a meter below the top of your mast"?
I assume you meant your headsail?
I can't speak for any other boat than mine, but my masts...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-10-2013, 08:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By solarbri
That'd be great... However there is no try. Only...

That'd be great... However there is no try. Only do or do not!
I want to see those pics!
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-10-2013, 08:13
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By solarbri
Yup, I gotta go to work soon! Each mast weighs...

Yup, I gotta go to work soon!
Each mast weighs just over 100 lbs. I can lift and maneuver them around all by myself.
The tops are around 3-4" in diameter. The bottoms are around 10". Probably 3/4"...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-10-2013, 07:53
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By solarbri
Thanks Zee. Maybe we'll see you down there again...

Thanks Zee. Maybe we'll see you down there again this year. Not sure if we'll make it all the way to Zihuat again. I get my kids for the month of December, and we will sail from San Carlos to La Paz....
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-10-2013, 07:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By solarbri
C2F is 36' long. 24' beam. Extra wide for the...

C2F is 36' long. 24' beam. Extra wide for the length.
The masts are 38' total. ~33' above the deck, 5' inserted into the hull. The sail luff is ~31', foot is ~12' (I think).
The boat was...
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