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Forum: General Sailing Forum 15-06-2008, 17:56
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By SweetSailor
fotoEx 2008

Next month we're probably going to arrange to do a "FotoEx" (borrowing from the military, short for "Photo Exercise") with some folks around here.

Here is my question - do you have a favorite...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 15-06-2008, 17:48
Replies: 24
Views: 18,193
Posted By SweetSailor
Rodney_K: I saw those home-made ones ... thanks! ...

Rodney_K: I saw those home-made ones ... thanks!

All: Defender was soooo much less than the others. Installing the new Ocean Air blinds soon. We got them where the cassette that holds everything...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 15-06-2008, 17:41
Replies: 20
Views: 5,694
Posted By SweetSailor
I barely know anything, but this is what I do...

I barely know anything, but this is what I do know ...

You should plan on being present at the survey. You will learn so much from a good surveyor & he only writes down half of what he says. I...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 02-06-2008, 15:01
Replies: 24
Views: 18,193
Posted By SweetSailor
question about peek-a-boo

cabo:

Does the peek-a-boo shade go around any hardware on the portlight or can you only use them on portlights that have the fastening hardware underneath?
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 02-06-2008, 10:55
Replies: 24
Views: 18,193
Posted By SweetSailor
Post defender is cheapest seller of oceanair

Just wanted to share the rest of what I found out about the blinds in case anyone else is interested.

A few places sell the Oceanair product, West Marine, Ahoy Captain & Defender to name a few.
...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 01-06-2008, 18:22
Replies: 251
Views: 60,075
Posted By SweetSailor
Thumbs up Chuck, your blog is one of my favorites! I read...

Chuck, your blog is one of my favorites! I read yours via RSS :) Thanks for posting!
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 01-06-2008, 10:18
Replies: 24
Views: 18,193
Posted By SweetSailor
Thumbs up What a small world! That is hilarious! ...

What a small world! That is hilarious!



Well thanks for posting them! It looks great! I love it when people post pictures of their projects because you can typically see what it actually looks...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 01-06-2008, 09:52
Replies: 15
Views: 22,125
Posted By SweetSailor
dyson is great!

I have the same one windsaloft has - the Dyson hand-held vac. It is not 12v, but it is AMAZING.

I always feel the mini-vacs never pick up anything & run out of battery too quickly. The Dyson is...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 01-06-2008, 09:07
Replies: 17
Views: 16,431
Posted By SweetSailor
windsaloft: You found the right namesake! ...

windsaloft:

You found the right namesake!



I hadn't thought of that approach before! I think I'm going to try to convince the cushions to refute the color of burgundy in favor of blue.
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 01-06-2008, 08:55
Replies: 24
Views: 18,193
Posted By SweetSailor
oceanair it is!

Thanks for everyone's responses.

I think we're going with GordMay & Elf's idea of the Oceanair product. Looks like you can get them in cream/beige too so when retracted the cassette won't stand...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 31-05-2008, 18:56
Replies: 24
Views: 18,193
Posted By SweetSailor
portlight shades or blinds

I'm looking for a good set of shades/blinds for my Lewmar portlights (the kind with the hardware actually on the plexiglass) without much luck.

We are moving to a new slip in the marina closer to...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 05-04-2008, 20:43
Replies: 60
Views: 28,936
Posted By SweetSailor
Wow. You weren't kidding about needing the mask....

Wow. You weren't kidding about needing the mask. Great directions, ssullivan! Thanks!
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 04-04-2008, 20:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By SweetSailor
"Dusty." That is cute! :p So it seems like a...

"Dusty." That is cute! :p

So it seems like a tad of moisture (water with dishsoap) is not as horrible as other sites make it seem. Awesome.
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 04-04-2008, 20:44
Replies: 78
Views: 16,736
Posted By SweetSailor
Hi Nicolle! I see the old man went from BOYFRIEND...

Hi Nicolle! I see the old man went from BOYFRIEND to FIANCE'. Whooot! Congrats & enjoy sailing.
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 04-04-2008, 20:25
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By SweetSailor
Question dusting varnished wood below deck

Don't all yell at once that I'm posting this question in the women's area ... I couldn't find a more appropriate place to ask my question & given that I am a female I figured this might be safe space...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 23-03-2008, 15:21
Replies: 71
Views: 15,449
Posted By SweetSailor
if I had a dog, this is what she'd look like

Okay, on the whole dog-at-sea issue, I started google'ing the pet lifevests. OMG. Sooooo adorable. No, this isn't my dog but if the breeder sites showed them all dolled up like this they might be...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 16-03-2008, 10:36
Replies: 17
Views: 16,431
Posted By SweetSailor
Why am I not surprised the price jumps if someone...

Why am I not surprised the price jumps if someone gets wind you want the covers for a boat? Hilarious. Great tips all - so thank you!

To answer the 'did you get where you're going' question - I...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 15-03-2008, 10:54
Replies: 17
Views: 16,431
Posted By SweetSailor
new cushion covers for catalina 34

I'm looking for a good place to get replacement cushion covers for the main cabin of a Catalina 34.

The cushions themselves are in great condition & the so are the covers really ... so I don't...
Forum: Crew Archives 09-03-2008, 14:43
Replies: 6
Views: 2,315
Posted By SweetSailor
Great advice all around from you guys. On...

Great advice all around from you guys.

On the WITH or FOR sailing question -- that is yet to be determined based on work schedule :) Who *wouldn't* want to take a few days off & sail her down?...
Forum: Crew Archives 08-03-2008, 18:54
Replies: 6
Views: 2,315
Posted By SweetSailor
deliver boat from oxnard to san diego - crew wanted

I'm interested in referrals on a small crew to sail from Oxnard down to San Diego in a few weeks (end of March 2008, beginning of April 2008). I'm looking at other options as well (did the Google...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-03-2008, 18:40
Replies: 16
Views: 3,761
Posted By SweetSailor
Updated URL: Enter your location...

Updated URL: Enter your location (https://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/controller?item=planFirst&action=viewPlanDetail&sortOption=priceSort&catId=409&lid=//global//plans//wireless+pc+card+plan)
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-03-2008, 18:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By SweetSailor
skype et al

A bit off topic, but still on Skype ...

It is the best video conferencing solution I've found for PC-to-Mac video chat. I started using it for that reason (seems none of the people I want to talk...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 08-03-2008, 18:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By SweetSailor
I also like Craig'sList for boat searching if you...

I also like Craig'sList for boat searching if you want to branch outside of YachtWorld. I have seen some boats cross-listed both on YachtWorld & Craig'sList so I know that Craig'sList does have good...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 13-01-2008, 13:11
Replies: 100
Views: 14,241
Posted By SweetSailor
Thanks all. Yes, I tried the search before...

Thanks all.

Yes, I tried the search before I replied to this thread but couldn't find the answer I was looking for ... it was more of a "boost the marina's signal to my boat" type of answer.
...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 12-01-2008, 20:03
Replies: 100
Views: 14,241
Posted By SweetSailor
Thanks for the quick reply. No, the marina...

Thanks for the quick reply.

No, the marina does NOT have wifi for us to connect to. I should have been more specific ... I'm thinking about one of those external cards you put into your laptop...
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