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Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-01-2009, 20:58
Replies: 197
Views: 21,140
Posted By gnelson
Meant to hit the CAPS LOCK key while writing my...

Meant to hit the CAPS LOCK key while writing my post above, but somehow inadvertantly submitted the post prematurely instead. Tried to edit the post quickly but was unable to do so of course. ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-01-2009, 19:42
Replies: 197
Views: 21,140
Posted By gnelson
The unwritten rules of this forum are simple: ...

The unwritten rules of this forum are simple:

1) Be deferential toward moderators, curry their favor, learn who you can be rude to and toward whom you may not.
2) Political comments are...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-11-2008, 15:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,165
Posted By gnelson
'nuther way to look at it

Perhaps the Bumfuzzle crew could teach us all a little something about what it means to be another kind of "best sailor". Not many sailors pull off what Pat and Ali did on such thin sailing resumes....
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-09-2008, 05:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By gnelson
Seems like a lot of logistics when the payoff is...

Seems like a lot of logistics when the payoff is use of an H20. Doing the $$$ numbers, you might find it both cheaper and more convenient to purchase something locally.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 28-08-2008, 15:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By gnelson
Who Are You?

DISCLAIMER!!!

While the question above certainly lends itself to political discussion, that is expressly NOT my intention here. I am not looking to inflame anyone's sensitivities, so please take...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-08-2008, 10:21
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
All good advice, and it will be an interesting...

All good advice, and it will be an interesting exercise to seperate the "musts" from the "shoulds" as there is no way I can fully mitigate every risk from the likely to the 1 in a million...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 25-08-2008, 21:40
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
Wow, 90 miles of fair current is probably more...

Wow, 90 miles of fair current is probably more than I can expect under even the best of circumstances in my underpowered tub!

My wife is aware of my intentions, and readers of this forum (from...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 24-08-2008, 18:04
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
Chuckr, Thanks for the cautionary words. I...

Chuckr,

Thanks for the cautionary words. I am consulting the tide tables & current forecasts right now to gain background information to put the risks into proper perspective.

Greg
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 24-08-2008, 14:11
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
Website links and advice above sincerely...

Website links and advice above sincerely appreciated. I recognize some of the obvious risks...undersized, underequipped, and underpowered boat. Relative lack of experience, local knowledge,...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 23-08-2008, 05:47
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
Thanks qrncia/Hud3/Maren, While there may...

Thanks qrncia/Hud3/Maren,

While there may not be many true ports along the Atlantic coast leg, all I really need is a little indentation, creek, etc. due to the 2ft draft. I tend to shut it down...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 23-08-2008, 05:14
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
Thanks Charlie, Appreciate the advice. I...

Thanks Charlie,

Appreciate the advice. I am off for a sail later today and will try reefing...haven't had the need yet and did not show the foresight to practice before the need arose. Will...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 22-08-2008, 09:31
Replies: 35
Views: 16,622
Posted By gnelson
Delmarva Peninsula Circumnavigation - Advice ?

I am contemplating a solo circumnavigation of the Delmarva peninsula later this year and could use some helpful advice specifically regarding the Atlantic Ocean leg.

Vessel - S2 Yachts 6.8 meter...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-08-2008, 06:42
Replies: 28
Views: 3,118
Posted By gnelson
[quote=TaoJones;189409]I find it curious that the...

[quote=TaoJones;189409]I find it curious that the first post from a new member is the one quoted above.




Curious? Curious in what way? I suspect this single sentence (if I have correctly...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-07-2008, 07:31
Replies: 28
Views: 3,118
Posted By gnelson
Us vs Them?

"Be Courteous!
We aim to ensure that the forum is an enjoyable place that you want to visit time and time again. Our underlying philosophy is that the strength of the member relationships we build...
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