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Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 30-07-2007, 12:40
Replies: 18
Views: 4,750
Posted By MaineCub
In my research these are the education...

In my research these are the education requirements for TEFL/TESOL

All require NATIVE english (passport from a english speaking country)

China/Taiwan/Thailand/Cambodia usually only require a...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 26-07-2007, 10:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By MaineCub
Sailing Costs from a Different Perspective

Ookay...

So there's been a ton of posts here of "How much does it cost to go sailing..." and the response has been, "Well... everything you got..."

I would like to look at it from a different...
Forum: Navigation 12-06-2006, 11:58
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
Guys; Thank you all for your input. There...

Guys;

Thank you all for your input. There definitely are alot of things that need to be taken into consideration. I definitely have ALOT to learn about Navigation, GPS, GIS and such.

I think...
Forum: Navigation 07-06-2006, 12:45
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
This is all good.. But rather than get muddled...

This is all good.. But rather than get muddled down with all of the complexities of this type of project...........

Most open source projects seem to start with one basic idea, then...
Forum: Navigation 06-06-2006, 22:57
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
Coot; WOW! Great and thoughtful response. ...

Coot;

WOW! Great and thoughtful response. You are right, malicious data is a significant obstacle. Some things I've thought of.

1. check-digits. An algorithm used by the application to...
Forum: Navigation 06-06-2006, 19:01
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
I think what you are referring to is CVS. ...

I think what you are referring to is CVS. Subversion (Subclipse) has essentially replaced CVS. To install:

https://subclipse.tigris.org/install.html

Like I said, Im setting up Fedora (Linux)...
Forum: Navigation 06-06-2006, 14:45
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
I think what I need to do is blow the dust off a...

I think what I need to do is blow the dust off a computer I got laying around, install Fedora on it, Subversion (version control system), and see where it takes me.

I by no means am the greatest...
Forum: Navigation 06-06-2006, 06:00
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
Well.. I've done some research. It looks like...

Well.. I've done some research. It looks like the major component of this type of application has already been created

https://javagps.sourceforge.net/

It's piqued my interest..
Forum: Navigation 05-06-2006, 20:54
Replies: 28
Views: 7,302
Posted By MaineCub
Open Source Navigation

Ookay... First off, I would hardly call myself a sailor. It is a dream of mine. With that said, what I do know (fairly well) is technology.

I as a application developer (computer programmer) have...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 01-03-2006, 08:20
Replies: 0
Views: 3,479
Posted By MaineCub
Hardin Ketch: Comments

Has anybody have anything good, bad, or indifferent to say about a Hardin Ketch?

There isn't much out on the net about this sailboat.


Many thanks,

--Dave
Forum: Forum Tech Support & Site Help 28-02-2006, 07:29
Replies: 35
Views: 4,803
Posted By MaineCub
New forum: Place for Newbies?

Greetings;

First of all, I love this forum.

But I as a newbie feel slightly uncomfortable posting a post on a forum that is so much 'above' where I am at in knowledge right now.

I would...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 28-02-2006, 07:24
Replies: 24
Views: 26,198
Posted By MaineCub
But even I as a totaly newbie would say that it...

But even I as a totaly newbie would say that it would be the most expensive piece of PVC piping in existence!

:cheers:

--Dave
Forum: General Sailing Forum 27-02-2006, 13:36
Replies: 24
Views: 26,198
Posted By MaineCub
Roller / Reef Furling Genoa basics

Ookay.. I have to preface asking for forgiveness in asking basic questions. I tried to do research and couldn't really find an answer but couldn't.

It has to do with a Genoa.

I kinda...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-02-2006, 21:30
Replies: 56
Views: 7,126
Posted By MaineCub
Not sure if this has been mentioned, but...

Not sure if this has been mentioned, but surprisingly enough, I had a Sailing World Magazine sitting on my desk, infront of my computer and an ad for Hookas was here.

Of course I cannot vouge for...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 22-02-2006, 07:46
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By MaineCub
Thanks...

All;

I really like some of these ideas.

I've done some researching concerning breads.. And soups.. no problem for me to make.. do it all the time already. :D

I really like the idea of...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-02-2006, 20:18
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By MaineCub
Portland has been great. Our winter, probably as...

Portland has been great. Our winter, probably as your is, has been relatively mild.. Especially compared to the past few winters we've had.

I would love to pick your brain on the business side of...
Forum: Meets & Greets 21-02-2006, 11:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By MaineCub
Hey Max.. I sent you a private message! ...

Hey Max..

I sent you a private message!

--Dave
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-02-2006, 07:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By MaineCub
Thanks for your insite. I agree with you,...

Thanks for your insite.

I agree with you, the first step is to make most of your own foods.

I already do plenty of "home-made" cooking at home, including bread (but I think I'll miss my bread...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 20-02-2006, 20:54
Replies: 29
Views: 2,876
Posted By MaineCub
The Cure

Ookay.. Here is what you do.

Take a rubber band and put it around your arm.

Everytime you think of sailing, give the rubber band a good pull and THWACK!

If that doesn't help.. Then sorry.....
Forum: General Sailing Forum 20-02-2006, 20:41
Replies: 24
Views: 3,607
Posted By MaineCub
Healthier Diets Aboard?

Ookay.. So I guess I had this grand idea in my head that sailing could possibly get my diet more in check. By this I mean eating less processed foods.

But in my reading, it seems as if, the case...
Forum: Meets & Greets 18-02-2006, 21:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By MaineCub
Greetings!

Hey there..

Congratulations on your purchase. I am very jealous!

I would absolutely LOVE it if you would keep us informed on your improvements and work you will be doing on your Formosa 41...
Forum: Meets & Greets 14-02-2006, 11:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By MaineCub
pirate Wow

Scott;

Thanks for the link. It was great reading through your thread and the progress you have made. You're my hero! :viking:

Keep up the great work and please keep us informed!!

Best,
...
Forum: Meets & Greets 14-02-2006, 08:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By MaineCub
Well.. I would argue that the cost of crusing is...

Well.. I would argue that the cost of crusing is inversely proportional to the amount of experience a sailor has. Besides.. It would make my partner more secure in this decision if we had a little...
Forum: Meets & Greets 14-02-2006, 07:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By MaineCub
Greetings from Portland, Maine

Greetings all;

I would like to tell you alittle bit about myself.

I am 33 and my partner is 49. We live in Portland, Maine.

As much as I love it here (even the winters are beautiful...
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