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Forum: Training, Licensing & Certification 07-06-2018, 03:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,432
Posted By James S
Re: How to get ICC for experienced bluewater sailers

What have you learned from them?... I'm in the same boat..
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 02-06-2018, 09:28
Replies: 85
Views: 8,042
Posted By James S
Re: Building the Electric Sternwheeler Tesla's Revenge

I'd like to know more about your Sternwheeler builds if you have the time..
I've been playing with some ideas for an "expedition" type sternwheeler to ply the rivers of my home state of Alaska.....
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-08-2017, 22:16
Replies: 85
Views: 8,042
Posted By James S
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-08-2017, 08:28
Replies: 85
Views: 8,042
Posted By James S
Re: Building the Electric Sternwheeler Tesla's Revenge

I'm curios... any updates on this project..?
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 04-04-2017, 03:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,003
Posted By James S
Re: Cutter rig

Since I mostly day sail I actually removed mine.... way easier..
If i was to do some long distance sailing i MIGHT consider reinstalling it.. but i must say that it does trim and sail well with out...
Forum: Meets & Greets 03-04-2017, 06:00
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By James S
Re: Uprooting in Norway

Holy cow.. Hats off to you guys for being decisive .. It'll be a whole new life..
Welcome to the forum and the wonderful world of boating..
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:36
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By James S
Re: Greetings

Fun stuff Sheldon.. welcome to the forum.. loads of Lagooners here.. looking forward to hearing about your new boat.
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:34
Replies: 6
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Posted By James S
Re: Hi

Welcome to the forum Deb... loads and loads of great info here..
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:31
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By James S
Re: Hello from Stuart Florida

Welcome to the forum willpower
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:29
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By James S
Re: Greetings from Southern California!

Howdy Sambo31.. Welcome to Cruisers forum.
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:28
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By James S
Re: Hello to all of you

He Greg.. welcome to the forum..
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By James S
Re: Hello from New Zealand

Hey Kiwi Fish.. Welcome aboard..
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 09:26
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By James S
Re: Hi from Pine Island, Florida

Welcome to the forum E.J.
Lots of great info here..
Looking forward to watching your journey.
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 19-03-2017, 09:12
Replies: 303
Views: 26,010
Posted By James S
Re: Advantages to have a small boat

Maintenance is certainly more costly the larger you go.. dockage costs more where i live..its based on footage..sails cost more..most things do..
As far as sailing goes..in the extreme .. smaller...
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-03-2017, 05:50
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By James S
Re: New Kid in town.....

Welcome to the forum Amazon Kid
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 19-03-2017, 04:58
Replies: 34
Views: 3,368
Posted By James S
Re: How Long Have You Owned Your boat?

How many years have you had your present boat?
13 years

Was it your first boat?
No

Did you acquire your present boat new or used?
Have had 4..all used

If you bought a new boat... was it a...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 19-03-2017, 04:37
Replies: 113
Views: 11,659
Posted By James S
Re: Why are Outboards Made to be Operated with the Left Hand?

The Antique Outboarder - July, 1988 (http://www.aomci.org/oldarticles/)
The above links to an interesting article that may describe the earliest outboard.. 1906.. i zoomed in on the picture on the...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 18-03-2017, 06:11
Replies: 32
Views: 4,255
Posted By James S
Re: How nervous should I be?

If you have done your due diligence i would not be overly worried.. as I write this my bilge pump switch is not working.. have a new one but have not yet installed it.. I know my boat inside and...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-02-2017, 10:06
Replies: 27
Views: 13,155
Posted By James S
Re: CT 38 from Taiwan ?

cool.. I'm a few short years away from replacing mine.. I did replace about 25% of them during my refit but the replacement teak isn't near as robust as the original.
I'll be looking at non teak...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-02-2017, 20:30
Replies: 27
Views: 13,155
Posted By James S
Re: CT 38 from Taiwan ?

and she's lovely.. are the teak decks original?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-02-2017, 18:00
Replies: 27
Views: 13,155
Posted By James S
Re: CT 38 from Taiwan ?

lovely...38... what year?
I have a 48 from 1978.. completely different boat
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 08-02-2017, 11:43
Replies: 24
Views: 2,616
Posted By James S
Re: HDPE countertops

I like that you're thinking outside the box..
I guess my concern would be the fuzzyness and softness.. also I built my sink and backsplash out of the same solid surface material as my countertop....
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 08-02-2017, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,028
Posted By James S
Re: How long will water pumps last

I have a variable speed pump with no pressure tank and love it..
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 08-02-2017, 11:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By James S
Re: Fresh Water Management

not sure how the latest technology shakes out but historically traditional watermarkers membrains are fairly fragile when it comes to some petrochemicals commonly found in marina waters.. if you are...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 08-02-2017, 03:01
Replies: 64
Views: 8,001
Posted By James S
Re: Fuel Rip-off in Georgetown, Exumma

hmmm.. ok.. Yes.. I agree that history is littered with this type of rip off..
But as a former supplier of bulk fuel (60,000 litters daily from sea level to 1200 meters) I can speak of my...
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