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Forum: Meets & Greets 06-07-2012, 15:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Elemein
Re: Contemplating the Future

Hrm, so while looking for a "work at home" position for the future, I found this website... It looks pretty legitimate and seems to be a hub for "work at home" positions... What do you guys think? It...
Forum: Meets & Greets 04-07-2012, 22:44
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By Elemein
Re: Hello from Lake Ontario

Wow! So close to home! I'm only a 30-minute bike ride from Lake Ontario! What a surprise! Hope to see more of you around :)
Forum: Meets & Greets 03-07-2012, 16:46
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Elemein
Re: Contemplating the Future

That is very true; I am having a hard time just RESEARCHING for good jobs for my situation let alone getting into them...

And a certificate? Of what? I'm interested in this...



Thank you...
Forum: Meets & Greets 03-07-2012, 11:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Elemein
Re: Contemplating the Future

I think my plan is going to be to grad highschool, get a 1-year cert. in diesel, crew on some cruising yachts for a few weeks or even a couple months to see if I like it; and, if I like it: get my...
Forum: Meets & Greets 11-06-2012, 18:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Elemein
Re: Contemplating the Future

Thank you for your advice!
Forum: Meets & Greets 11-06-2012, 16:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Elemein
Re: Contemplating the Future

Thank you for your answer!



Bottom line, like others have said, got to have money. It can be done on the cheap but usually takes some serious commitment, DIY skills and the willingness to...
Forum: Meets & Greets 10-06-2012, 20:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Elemein
Contemplating the Future

So I'm at that age now in highschool where I gotta "set some things in stone". Namely, my career path, my post-secondary education, and basically, the general direction of my life.

So what I've...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 19-11-2011, 10:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,603
Posted By Elemein
Re: Fuel Delivery and Injector Pump

Firstly- air is 100000% necessary in all internal combustion engines. What you said is actually the opposite of whats true; NO ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) will work without air (including...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 01-11-2010, 18:53
Replies: 0
Views: 1,512
Posted By Elemein
Kotzebue, Brooks Range, Alaska to Chukotskiy Mtns, Russia

First off, I want to say sorry, because I have no idea where to post it, so I put it here, hoping someone would direct me to the right section.

But nonetheless, I am wondering something. Right...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 20-10-2010, 18:32
Replies: 68
Views: 21,693
Posted By Elemein
What's So Bad About the Bowsprit ?

Whats so bad about the bowsprit? Now I'm not defending it or saying it's good or anything, but I havent an idea why it's bad. I thought it was used to give a better angle for the jib(s)... So what's...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 14-10-2010, 17:38
Replies: 39
Views: 5,501
Posted By Elemein
Just me and my cousin at age 13 when we were...

Just me and my cousin at age 13 when we were sailing his 420 sailing dinghy out of the marina. A nice force 4 was going and we were NOT going to let it get away from us before we go onto the water...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 14-10-2010, 16:49
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
Thanks everyone! (espiecally Edelie) My...

Thanks everyone! (espiecally Edelie)

My questions have been THOROUGHLY answered through and through- I am now seriously contemplating a centre-board as my keel, as it adds a whole new dimension...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 18:59
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
Thanks boatman61, That clears a lot up,...

Thanks boatman61,

That clears a lot up, that sort of made me hate fin keels though (now I love centreboard keels in addition to full keels)

May I ask a question furthermore though?

What...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 18:50
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
Weyalan, Planning for the future, yes I am....

Weyalan,

Planning for the future, yes I am. Little experience in sailing? I wouldnt say little, but rusty, and I've only just entered Bronze IV (if you have taken sailing instruction in USA or...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 18:39
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
:O I just realized that. But I was pointing...

:O I just realized that.

But I was pointing your point to another point.

6'+ draft in a marina with shallow clearence (not uncommon) kinda is bad for your boat (keel scraping the bottom of...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 18:34
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
Good idea. Never looked into anchoring my boat...

Good idea. Never looked into anchoring my boat while dinghy-ing on into the marina...

Uhm. Dumb question. How would I do that? (anchor my boat elsewhere, know nothing will happen to it, row to...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 18:18
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
Okay, so question 2 is answered, but not the...

Okay, so question 2 is answered, but not the first one...

I get it, downwind, you dont want a boad hanging downwards else you trip or pivot, even in a gale, going directly downwind on a run can't...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 17:22
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
boatman61, No, mine is different from...

boatman61,

No, mine is different from Dniello...

You want it the board UP in a storm? Okay, now I'm confused to things I've been told for years, I always thought more keel = more stability...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 17:10
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
daddle, Would'nt the boat go broadside-sea...

daddle,

Would'nt the boat go broadside-sea if it had the sails up in a storm?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 13-10-2010, 16:59
Replies: 37
Views: 5,087
Posted By Elemein
Two Questions Regarding Draft and Stability

Alright, I decided that I want a boat that is unshakable- even in a storm. I know that a boat like this would have a good displacement, a full (or NEXT to full) keel, and a wider width. Now, those...
Forum: Meets & Greets 12-10-2010, 19:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Elemein
Yooooooooo! I just joined a few days ago!...

Yooooooooo!

I just joined a few days ago! Lots and lots of useful info here.

Hope ya enjoy yer stay!
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-10-2010, 18:07
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Elemein
capt_douglas, Firstly, I want to say your post...

capt_douglas,
Firstly, I want to say your post was VERY helpful!!

Sattelite phones? Heard of em, looks like I'll be using them in with the 3g/4g! Thanks for the suggestion, I'll take a look at...
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-10-2010, 17:44
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Elemein
daddle, :/ Well tech will still be needed...

daddle,

:/ Well tech will still be needed in the future. There is no way it wont be needed, and if there is something at all, it will need to be maintained and advanced.

I will NOT be trying...
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-10-2010, 17:36
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Elemein
skipmac, Like said, I think you're talking...

skipmac,

Like said, I think you're talking abour Iridium, or the other company that did the same thing with less coverage but its cheaper.

Already visited Ham/SSB. It'll probably be a backup...
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-10-2010, 17:23
Replies: 19
Views: 2,785
Posted By Elemein
I took a very brief look at SailMail. The pricing...

I took a very brief look at SailMail. The pricing is decently reasonable and the "No-charge per data" sounds quite swell- the only problem I find is the limit. 90 Minutes per week? Maybe this wont be...
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