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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-11-2014, 13:30
Replies: 101
Views: 22,894
Posted By capttman
Re: Would You Cross the Atlantic in Either of These?

Out of that list I would take the Tanzer



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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 10-11-2014, 15:29
Replies: 76
Views: 15,536
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Re: What are the disadvantages of a 6'-7" draft?

The 6'7" is ok I have 6'2" it's the mast height over 65 that would concern me. Mine is now 63 and I can slip in and out of the ICW as I like


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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 03-11-2014, 17:05
Replies: 18
Views: 17,953
Posted By capttman
Re: Whitlock Cobra steering bearing replacement

I have one for sale. Used 4 months then I replaced it with a 2:1 gear ratio. Cobra. Just saying


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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 25-10-2014, 16:13
Replies: 48
Views: 5,631
Posted By capttman
Re: Circumnavigation

Talk to Tania


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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 15-10-2014, 16:15
Replies: 25
Views: 4,172
Posted By capttman
Re: ICW guide for newbies

Skipper bobs for the ICW


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Forum: Crew Archives 11-10-2014, 10:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By capttman
Re: Sailing around or from Boston or the northeast in mid-Nov

Sometes it's cold sometimes not


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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 08-10-2014, 07:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By capttman
Re: Fiberglass boat building

I built my Roberts 434 and strechedot so it's about 46. Took almost 20,000 hours. That's the issue not so much the money.
Can give ya details email me gaitweigh@aol.com


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Forum: Classifieds Archive 07-10-2014, 10:29
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By capttman
Re: 40 plus foot sailboat or trawler reasonable

What is reasonable price to you? I've seen people here want to buy a 40 foot boat for 4500..


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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 07-10-2014, 08:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By capttman
Re: Need info on Miami fuel docks

If you anchor in coconut grove just south of the Rickenbacker bridge there are two very convenient places to fuel.


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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 07-10-2014, 08:55
Replies: 121
Views: 19,873
Posted By capttman
Re: Balsa Core

Most balsa used today and as far back as the 90's was impregniated with resin which helps it resist breaking down. It is also laid on edge as it is cubed and held together with a thin sheet of glass....
Forum: General Sailing Forum 04-10-2014, 03:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,423
Posted By capttman
Re: How to find mooring locations?

You should purchase a skipper bobs magazine. Lots of info


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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-09-2014, 12:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,831
Posted By capttman
Re: What autopilot to use when the CPT won't work?

Yup I experienced the same thing and 20 years later and one rebuild its still works like a champ.. Dead band was my downfall when I started with it. I'm 18 tonnes



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Forum: Crew Archives 13-09-2014, 13:11
Replies: 54
Views: 8,811
Posted By capttman
Re: 2 Inexperienced Girls Wanting to Work Hard and Travel

Go to www.findacrew.net
You might get a ride there


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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-09-2014, 15:22
Replies: 24
Views: 4,664
Posted By capttman
Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

Leave it at dinner key. Quick sail to the keys good sailing in byscayne bay. 300 bucks a month


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Forum: Classifieds Archive 24-07-2014, 17:17
Replies: 0
For Sale: Westerbeke
Views: 1,098
Posted By capttman
Westerbeke

4/108 with gear runs great 1500


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Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 29-06-2014, 17:00
Replies: 4,794
Views: 907,711
Posted By capttman
Re: The Joke Thread

That's Judy I remember her


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Forum: Navigation 29-05-2014, 18:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By capttman
Re: Going north along the East Coast.

Sandy hook is not a good choice in east winds.. Actually just not real good. My opinion
Forum: Powered Boats 05-05-2014, 14:31
Replies: 143
Views: 20,385
Posted By capttman
Re: Bahamas During Hurricane Season?

I'd be super watchful August forward to Oct
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 30-04-2014, 05:20
Replies: 743
Views: 96,382
Posted By capttman
Re: Are Liveaboards Unwanted? Disliked? All over Everywhere?

I think communities differentiate between live aboard a that never move and live on derelict boats and those who are cruisers and stay the winter on for a few months at a time.
I have never felt...
Forum: Our Community 10-04-2014, 18:04
Replies: 246
Views: 24,170
Posted By capttman
Re: How Many Have Sailed Offshore

Yup if you haven't sailed distances you should not criticize those who do.. Get on track or get off the thread. No troll here just an observation looking for confirmation or not.
Forum: Our Community 10-04-2014, 03:48
Replies: 246
Views: 24,170
Posted By capttman
Re: How Many Have Sailed Offshore

Why 200, several reasons but mostly to make a point. Many haven't seen how wonderful it is off shore and how brutal it is off shore. Read the intent people not the detail..
Forum: Our Community 09-04-2014, 17:21
Replies: 246
Views: 24,170
Posted By capttman
Re: How many have sailed offshore

So you are a farrier as well?? Yup you might be one of the few who can relate to my boat name.. Gaitweigh
Forum: Our Community 08-04-2014, 06:32
Replies: 246
Views: 24,170
Posted By capttman
Re: How many have sailed offshore

Dah yes.
I've got what I was looking for thanks everyone.

It seems to parallel apprenticeship in trades you used to have many of them learning from the experienced. Now well now ........ Full in...
Forum: Our Community 07-04-2014, 15:52
Replies: 246
Views: 24,170
Posted By capttman
Re: How many have sailed offshore

The reason I ask, is I found that those who haven't cruised or sailed off shore are ignorant to what it is like and should not criticize those who do. Please read the word ignorant as one that...
Forum: Our Community 06-04-2014, 16:32
Replies: 246
Views: 24,170
Posted By capttman
Re: How many have sailed offshore

Oh yes I've built the busts I sleep on, on the ocean. My point is so many criticize and comment and gave never crossed an ocean or gave even been off shore
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