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Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 19-12-2020, 04:13
Replies: 50
Views: 4,357
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Hookah vs Scuba dive kit.

Hmmm, well how about those like me.......I have had a stent placed in my heart, and luckily my heart surgeon was a scuba guy. As we talked over the next few months we both found out we were boaters,...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-12-2020, 04:23
Replies: 45
Views: 4,053
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Intracoastal Marshes; Tidal Docking

YellowTulip, Freedom? LOL! The answer is already written in the Books! The Rules are already written. The only thing left to do in the Free World is pay your taxes on time! Buy a boat you pay taxes....
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 08-12-2020, 04:06
Replies: 45
Views: 4,053
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Intracoastal Marshes; Tidal Docking

Why? Why would you consider renting a house, when and if you own a large sailboat? I boat and fish that area around Oak Island for the last twenty years, I know the Lockwood Folly River quite well,...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-12-2020, 04:34
Replies: 26
Views: 2,708
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Our cruising costs - month 27 for a middle-aged couple on a 30' boat.

If I'm still land bound this time next year i am going to stow away on the Club. I shall hide in a burlap bag, which will be snuck on board on the last night of your stay in America! As always, I'll...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 02-12-2020, 05:27
Replies: 69
Views: 6,733
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Safe to cruise after a massive stroke?

Web,

There you go. You ask for the opinions of others, and they gave you some good choices. They covered the issues of doability, of safety for yourself and others, and even some...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 09-11-2020, 05:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,363
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: how to lift out a stubborn winch?

How to lift out a stubborn winch?

My Pappy say's "by the ears".....they will scream a bit, but they'll come pretty quick! In fact there are several old tales of how to care for yer winch. Always...
Forum: Our Community 25-09-2020, 03:14
Replies: 371
Views: 32,751
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Common Objects to Defend Your Boat at Sea

Man I love this thread! In fact I love them all. I read them daily, and for the life of me I can't understand why some people just have to be ugly. Maybe the Mod's could say a word or two? That way...
Forum: Our Community 24-09-2020, 04:57
Replies: 371
Views: 32,751
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Common Objects to Defend Your Boat at Sea

Originally Posted by 33trippindaisy View Post
my question will always be "What do you tell your wife after they hurt her and she asks YOU why you didn't stop them"......that IS my answer and always...
Forum: Our Community 23-09-2020, 04:46
Replies: 371
Views: 32,751
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Common Objects to Defend Your Boat at Sea

eh, what was that you said? I would say I hear ya brother, but my hearing is lets say a bit below normal at this point. I think it was that three months I spent as an Instructor for the ROTC Seniors...
Forum: Our Community 21-09-2020, 05:47
Replies: 371
Views: 32,751
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Common Objects to Defend Your Boat at Sea

Let us look at this from a professional point of view.....

1) As a comedian, it is very funny some of the things folks come up with. Sailing with a bullet proof vest ie "a human body anchor"...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 14-09-2020, 04:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,645
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Question? Purchase a boat now and pay-off or save for 6 years and buy?

Hi folks. Great question. It will have many different answers. For me I am looking at what you have, what you want, and where you live. The what you have is a dream many of us share......either for...
Forum: Powered Boats 22-07-2020, 04:24
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: air conditioner discharge splash

Yep it ruins the wax job shine and puts a stain on the boat too. Solution is as simple as was said earlier......six inch piece of clear tubing, just enough to have a downward turn in it naturally,...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 20-07-2020, 03:29
Replies: 105
Views: 14,999
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: A sad day for sailing

MJGill.....absolutely! There are so many great used boats that will do the job. Everyone has a look they are looking for in a sailboat. That look is waiting on you.

As always .....be safe out...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-07-2020, 04:46
Replies: 105
Views: 14,999
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: A sad day for sailing

Sad for those who might well lose their jobs in the current environment, that is for sure a bad thing.

I remember well the first time I saw one of those boats from France. Ugliest sailboat I had...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 17-07-2020, 04:29
Replies: 130
Views: 17,036
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Would You Buy Another Tohatsu??

Chotu, sounds like a great idea! The reason I asked was because it happened to me (fell over on the wrong side) with my little Yamaha 2.5 hp, then of all things I put the little motor on the back of...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 17-07-2020, 04:11
Replies: 130
Views: 17,036
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Would You Buy Another Tohatsu??

Chotu....I am talking about the storage position required for four strokes vs two strokes. four strokes can not ever be just laid over any which way......just don't work that way. So, I was simply...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 15-07-2020, 03:40
Replies: 130
Views: 17,036
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Would You Buy Another Tohatsu??

WOW! Lots of prolems from small engines , likely to have nothing to do with the engine itself. Why would anyone still use gas with ethanol in it? You either buy it without ethanol, or put ethanol...
Forum: Navigation 14-07-2020, 03:45
Replies: 33
Views: 5,791
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Sailing Boston to Miami single-handed. Hug the coast or cross the Gulfstream?

hey Sebastion.....the weather is the weather, but rocks are rocks. Not only should one be aware of the North Carolina coast and its inlets, but be very aware of the Frying Pan Shoals off of South...
Forum: Emergency, Disaster and Distress 26-06-2020, 04:09
Replies: 21
Views: 5,024
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Paraplegic woman rowing solo from California to Hawaii found dead at sea

RIP Hero! Though I did not know her, that is my only regret. She was already a true Hero, a fellow Veteran, a fellow Disabled Veteran, and I hope and Pray that her family and friends might find...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 02-06-2020, 03:50
Replies: 83
Views: 9,439
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Sewing machine needed !

The answer is really simple.......how much money do you want to spend? What i did was listen to my wife's mom, who was a professional seamstress for over forty years. According to her any machine...
Forum: Marinas 24-04-2020, 03:59
Replies: 48
Views: 5,416
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Looking for Affordable Good Marina in North Carolina

Hi, You might want to look at Anchors Away https://anchorsawayboatyard.com

they may well be the best at hauling and leaving your boat on shore for extended periods price wise. That said I have...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-04-2020, 04:43
Replies: 519
Views: 23,440
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Apocalypse probable or possible ?

Okay folks, I want to make a Formal Apology to you all. If anything I did say, may have offended you, I sincerely apologize.

Maybe it is best we talk about boating and sailing. One thing I want to...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-04-2020, 05:49
Replies: 519
Views: 23,440
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Apocalypse probable or possible ?

Thats not the context of which I speak.........Trust is when you know another person will lay down their life for you unconditionally, everytime, all the time. I am not talking about love of one's...
Forum: Navigation 23-03-2020, 03:12
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: Savannah to Norfolk - Why go in a Beaufort?

Well, its like this. Many folks here will tell you they have done these NC inlets without a hitch, like running through a bowl of water. I'll tell you what an old local told me about these inlets.
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Forum: Marine Electronics 22-01-2020, 06:07
Replies: 21
Views: 2,232
Posted By 33trippindaisy
Re: HD TV and Antenna

I use both the flat plastic panel I bought from Walgreens for the broadcast of the low signal broadcast required by law for all television stations/cable stations/ etc. This very low frequency...
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