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Forum: Our Community 19-05-2015, 05:01
Replies: 66
Views: 10,556
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: My fiance died, who owns the boat?

I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your partner. Losing a loved one so suddenly is very hard. But over time, you will come to terms with it, Albeit only however in your own time, try not to...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 14-05-2015, 06:34
Replies: 26
Views: 8,080
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Dogs and companionway ladder

We have some friends who have a Scottish border collie called Tess, who sails with them. Since the dog struggles with coming down the companion way steps, they have taught to put her to put paws on...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 19-03-2015, 05:33
Replies: 32
Views: 5,974
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Cruising with the family

All the advice here is good, but there is also a view that you should go as soon as you can. leave it too long and the children will have grown and gone and you'll be looking after aged parents.
...
Forum: Navigation 25-03-2014, 10:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Frank Cowper Sailing Tours

I think I meant time lag!!!!

Corrected, Pete7
Forum: Navigation 25-03-2014, 10:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Frank Cowper Sailing Tours

Thanks for that idea john, but I came across a reference in another old book. Which refers to high water full and change being at the time the new or full moon passes the meridian of that locality....
Forum: Navigation 10-03-2014, 14:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By Georgiegirl
Frank Cowper Sailing Tours

Dear all,

I have been reading a book by Frank Cowper called sailing tours and I am puzzled any a reference to tides I was wondering if anyone would be able to help explain it. Frank wrote a...
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 26-02-2014, 14:39
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: iPad and new threads

Doh.
Who have thought
G
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 26-02-2014, 13:57
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: One for the Americans

Beets and onions .

A spiced vinegar using the beet root vingear, with onions and leave to marinate, for an hours of so

G
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 26-02-2014, 13:39
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: One for the Americans

Beets with onions. So yes I think it probably is. Thanks you for your quick response!

Thanks

Georgiegirl
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 26-02-2014, 13:28
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By Georgiegirl
One for the Americans

Hi everyone,
I wonder if you can help me. I have a recipe which calls for a can of sliced beets. I've never seen these in the UK. Could anyone tell me what these are? What can be used instead?
...
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 26-02-2014, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By Georgiegirl
Exclamation iPad and new threads

Hello everyone,
I think I am having a blonde moment as I can't work out how create post from within the iPad app, I have logged in and I can post on existing threads but I can't create a new one....
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 24-02-2014, 05:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Logbook (Paper)

Back in the day, when I was a naÔve 18year old and on an ocean youth club yacht, we were always told that it was bad luck to complete the to box. You could put heading towards though. This was...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 17-02-2014, 15:29
Replies: 34
Views: 7,316
Posted By Georgiegirl
South West Ireland

Kinsale is a gourmet foodie place, do the walking ghost tour. Really good fun. Great place to be, two marina one nearer the town than then other - Kinsale yacht club marina.
For cork there is the...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 17-02-2014, 13:24
Replies: 108
Views: 22,453
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Boat Dog Breeds

Friends of ours have sailed for years with a welsh border collie, 15 pounds is as much as you can lift with one hand from the dinghy to the deck. Their current dog Tess, has sailed with them all...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 17-02-2014, 13:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,947
Posted By Georgiegirl
Importance of Rum in Naval battles

Rum was used because often the water was rank and foul. Often though I am sure they gave the men rum to insure fighting sprit. You ever been in Plymouth England on a Saturday night? The police...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 17-02-2014, 13:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Come Dine on the Sea

Factor

The galley guide you have, do you know if it still in print. Amazon doesn't have a copy and there isn't a PDF version. Any ideas?
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 26-05-2011, 04:24
Replies: 153
Views: 37,866
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: SAILING with CANCER

I have lost 3 members of my close family to cancer; I currently have two more that are suffering with it. They all feel that you have to cease the day, you often don’t get the chance otherwise. I...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 12-05-2011, 05:03
Replies: 11
Views: 10,071
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: First Boat, First Problems - Drain Hole My Wife Didn't Like from the Start :)

Is there no seacock on the cockpit drain? You could have just been unlucky with the way the boat sat when the tide went out. I've had a bilge keeler Leisure 17 for many years, which had no seacock...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 12-04-2011, 04:28
Replies: 25
Views: 6,886
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Ziplock Bags

:)Thanks for the comments. Apparently Ziploc are not available in the UK.


Comment as per SC Johnson:
This product is not manufactured for the UK market and so is not available in this...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 22-03-2011, 13:46
Replies: 9
Views: 11,376
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Using dry ice in coolers

suggest you check out a book called The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew by Lin Pardey. This has a lot of info on buying and sotrage food and how much dry ice they used.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 22-03-2011, 13:40
Replies: 25
Views: 6,886
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: Ziplock bags

Cheers everyone,I have used the A4 size ones that lakeland do, but the last couple of bags ii have had, the slide thing managed to cut throught the plastic!!

You know, you cant get Ziplock bags in...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 22-03-2011, 11:41
Replies: 25
Views: 6,886
Posted By Georgiegirl
Smile Ziplock Bags

Okay, Iím confused now. What size of Ziplock are best? Do you use sandwich over pints or quarts and how big is a quart anyway? I understand Pints and Liters, but quarts and gallons defeat me. ...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 02-03-2011, 06:16
Replies: 34
Views: 7,316
Posted By Georgiegirl
Re: South West Ireland

Try the following web site: https://www.visitmyharbour.com (https://www.visitmyharbour.com/) However it will only give you info on Northern Ireland. Kinsale is wonderful, There is now a limited...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 05-04-2010, 13:41
Replies: 35
Views: 20,719
Posted By Georgiegirl
Limescale?

Limescale?
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 09-03-2010, 06:05
Replies: 0
Views: 942
Posted By Georgiegirl
Food for a Season

Hi Guys,

My hubbie and I are weekend sailors with a 3-week cruise in mid summer. Nights are spent mostly at anchor and I tend to take fresh food with me for the weekend. Often try to have a...
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