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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 09-03-2011, 19:11
Replies: 59
Views: 8,024
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Re: Critique My Liveaboard Idea . . .

$10,000 does seem like a lot for a C27. You could sail this home for a lot less;
27' Catalina Sloop -Tall Rig (https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/boa/2256765924.html)
Forum: General Sailing Forum 13-12-2010, 22:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,403
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Sail Loft in Panama ?

Does anyone know of or had any experience with a sail loft or repairing sails in Panama? I have a friend that just sailed from Ecuador to Panama and his mainsail was shredded on the way up. I am...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 03-10-2010, 16:59
Replies: 32
Views: 8,908
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Mine's dark blue and it is warm inside when the...

Mine's dark blue and it is warm inside when the sun is on it which is a good thing here at 48 north. Southern latitudes, probably not the best idea.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22-09-2010, 21:06
Replies: 2,321
Views: 208,413
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Thomas, I don't think you have to pay the sales...

Thomas,
I don't think you have to pay the sales tax. I used to live in Oregon and whenever I went to another state were there was a sales tax and I was purchasing something expensive I would ask for...
Forum: Meets & Greets 21-09-2010, 13:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,789
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Great photos. I got to crew on the schooner Spike...

Great photos. I got to crew on the schooner Spike Africa this year for the schooner race. Met a lot of great people and had a great time. I've been about 25 times in the 34 years it's been going on....
Forum: Challenges 20-08-2010, 13:20
Replies: 52
Views: 13,493
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Tough call. Probably the worst part of your...

Tough call. Probably the worst part of your choice was to leave at night. You have a bit of a psychological advantage in daylight. I probably would have turned around but it's hard to say without...
Forum: Challenges 20-08-2010, 10:03
Replies: 52
Views: 13,493
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Never underestimate the Straight of Juan de Fuca....

Never underestimate the Straight of Juan de Fuca. Always error on the side of safety. That being said, Point Wilson is a real bugger.
Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13-08-2010, 21:42
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I'm not superstious but my house burned to the...

I'm not superstious but my house burned to the ground on Friday the 13th in the 70's.
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 24-07-2010, 19:12
Replies: 60
Views: 68,047
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I got a WB 8' in a barter for some work. Came...

I got a WB 8' in a barter for some work. Came with the sail kit. The people I got it from won in a contest and had never used it. I got it for the equivalent of about $400. It's a decent tender and...
Forum: Crew Archives 23-07-2010, 23:33
Replies: 2
Crew Available: I Need Some Adventure
Views: 1,345
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I Need Some Adventure

I would like to crew on a sail boat going south to Mexico or south in Mexico for a week or up to three weeks begining around December 1st. I would also consider a boat going from Florida to the...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 16-07-2010, 21:19
Replies: 174
Views: 14,732
Posted By San Juan Sailor
newt, I was in Shallow Bay Sun. night and Echo...

newt,
I was in Shallow Bay Sun. night and Echo Bay Mon. through Tues. morning. Listened to the radio and rowed around all the boats and no sign of anything CF. It's a beautiful place though and had...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 09-07-2010, 23:18
Replies: 174
Views: 14,732
Posted By San Juan Sailor
NOAA forecast

Looks like we won't be lacking for wind.

NWS Seattle, WA (https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/sew)
Zone Forecast: Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands (PZZ133)Mobile Weather Information...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 08-07-2010, 08:51
Replies: 174
Views: 14,732
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I went out sailing yesterday afternoon. It was 88...

I went out sailing yesterday afternoon. It was 88 deg. at my house. Perfect conditions on the water. It doesn't get much better than this around here. Hope it holds until Sun.-Mon.
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 06-07-2010, 09:39
Replies: 174
Views: 14,732
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I'll be arriving Sun afternoon. I'll be sailing...

I'll be arriving Sun afternoon. I'll be sailing my dark blue San Juan 24 named Azul, usually the smallest boat in the morage. Looking forward to getting together and sharing some "exaggerated...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-06-2010, 07:58
Replies: 14
Views: 4,240
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I sailed on a Macgregor 26 once and it was the...

I sailed on a Macgregor 26 once and it was the worst boat I've ever sailed on.
My first boat was a Catalina 22 and was a great first boat even though it was a swing keel and not the best performing...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 31-05-2010, 13:30
Replies: 174
Views: 14,732
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I'm planning on being there. It's a short trip...

I'm planning on being there. It's a short trip for me. I'm trying to get a couple more boats to go. I'll most likely arrive on the afternoon of the 11th.
Dan
Forum: Cruising News & Events 04-05-2010, 22:43
Replies: 908
Views: 121,447
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Maybe this will help, from her website today- ...

Maybe this will help, from her website today-
THE FACTS ABOUT JESSICA’S VOYAGE

05-May-2010
On behalf of Jessica and her team, we appreciate the many enquiries we have received about Jessica’s...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 04-05-2010, 13:18
Replies: 120
Views: 13,697
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Mariness, Are you aware of the herb feverfew?...

Mariness,
Are you aware of the herb feverfew? I've known people that suffer from migrains and have used it with good results.
Feverfew (https://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/feverfew-000243.htm)
Dan
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-04-2010, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 18,576
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Mariner never built anything but ketches. There...

Mariner never built anything but ketches. There are a couple of conversions to a cutter rig on the Mariner Owners site.
Mariner Yachts - Home of the Mariner Owners Association...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 23-04-2010, 09:01
Replies: 8
Views: 7,565
Posted By San Juan Sailor
I had the same problem. I bought a Standard...

I had the same problem. I bought a Standard Horizon depth sounder about eight years ago that was 5" diam.(fit in a 4" hole). After about five years it died. I called the company and of course they...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-04-2010, 11:58
Replies: 26
Views: 3,916
Posted By San Juan Sailor
And use Epifanes varnish, the best. Dan

And use Epifanes varnish, the best.
Dan
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-04-2010, 09:48
Replies: 26
Views: 3,916
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Teak is a very oily wood which is why it weathers...

Teak is a very oily wood which is why it weathers so well with no finish on it. If you take a piece of teak that has never had a finish on it and sand it it will clogg the sandpaper because of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17-04-2010, 08:14
Replies: 30
Views: 3,682
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Largest Private Yacht in World Launched

Wow! Such excess. And I I'm worried about spending 10k fixing up my boat. Check it out;
Roman Abramovich's Eclipse PHOTOS: Mega Yacht Sets Sail (PICTURES)...
Forum: Meets & Greets 14-04-2010, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Speakeasy, you forgot to mention dodging barges.

Speakeasy, you forgot to mention dodging barges.
Forum: Meets & Greets 14-04-2010, 20:42
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By San Juan Sailor
Salt? He's 90 miles from salt water. ...

Salt? He's 90 miles from salt water.

Welcome alex37. I put in a lot of hours on the Columbia. I moved from Portland to the San Juans about 7 years ago. I anchored my boat by the blues festival...
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