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Forum: General Sailing Forum 11-05-2011, 08:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Spinning 365 Degrees ? Need Advice . . .

I am a new sailor. Last weekend I went sailing on the Neuss River and Pamlico Sound in NC. When I turned around and headed back in something happened that I don't understand. I was on a port tack...
Forum: Crew Archives 14-07-2010, 14:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Still Looking for Crew - NJ to Morehead City, NC via Coast and ICW

I am still looking for someone to make a trip from New Jersey to Morehead City NC. I would like to leave around August 15th. The boat is well kept, its new to me. It's a 24' C&C.
Forum: Crew Archives 11-07-2010, 19:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Hi, I just bought a C&C 24 and want to sail it...

Hi, I just bought a C&C 24 and want to sail it from NJ to Morehead City NC. It is close quarters but I could use someone with the experience to sail down the coast and ICW. I would like to leave in...
Forum: Meets & Greets 05-07-2010, 19:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Has anyone sailed around Hatteras? I know I...

Has anyone sailed around Hatteras? I know I heard a lot of ships have gone down due to the weather. There are a lot of sailboats in the Ocracoke Island Harbor. They must have sailed there from...
Forum: Navigation 02-07-2010, 16:35
Replies: 8
Views: 7,398
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Variation

Ok, now that I have made a fool out of myself. I was actually confusing the two.

Variation on the compass rose. So you take the lines where they are drawn on the compass rose and use that to...
Forum: Navigation 02-07-2010, 16:18
Replies: 8
Views: 7,398
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Deviation and Variation on Compass

Where do you find the degree of deviation in the area where cruising? Is that something on the charts?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-06-2010, 08:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Skipmac I am in the process of acquiring...

Skipmac

I am in the process of acquiring the charts for my trip. I appreciate the advice. I will certainly plan my trip and I am learning to read the charts and plot a course.

I'll keep...
Forum: The Library 29-06-2010, 18:36
Replies: 16
Views: 4,687
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Thanks for the help...

Thanks for the help...
Forum: The Library 29-06-2010, 17:51
Replies: 16
Views: 4,687
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Henderson is that a book or a boat. I am going...

Henderson is that a book or a boat. I am going to cruise by myself too. Anything else useful?
Sailaway Kid
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-06-2010, 17:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sailaway Kid
I don't want to go alone but none of my friends...

I don't want to go alone but none of my friends are sailors. I posted it on the crew wanted area and got a few replies. I just don't know if someone who has less experience than me is a good idea to...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-06-2010, 16:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Thanks Skipmac What happens if I need to take a...

Thanks Skipmac
What happens if I need to take a break somewhere between Sandy Hook and Delaware Bay? Do you know if there are any places to put down the anchor? I know someone said to stay away...
Forum: Meets & Greets 29-06-2010, 16:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By Sailaway Kid
New Sailor - Home Base Will Be North Carolina

Hello

I just want to say hello to members of this website. I have asked a few questions and it was wonderful to get a reply. I bought a C&C 24' in June, 2010. The boat is in storage in NJ and...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-06-2010, 15:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sailaway Kid
I just bought a 24' sailboat and will be sailing...

I just bought a 24' sailboat and will be sailing it from NJ to Morehead City sometime this summer or early fall. I asked the same questions regarding the possibility of success with my plan. Many...
Forum: Navigation 24-06-2010, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,211
Posted By Sailaway Kid
OMG What a great suggestion and the...

OMG
What a great suggestion and the website!:thumb: Thank you....
Forum: Crew Archives 24-06-2010, 11:00
Replies: 3
Crew Wanted: Cruising New England
Views: 2,911
Posted By Sailaway Kid
I want to sail down to NC in August around the...

I want to sail down to NC in August around the 20th. I just bought a sailboat so I need to sail with some people experienced down the coast to the ICW.
Sailaway Kid
Forum: Navigation 24-06-2010, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,211
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Navigation System: IPAC PDA ?

Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can build a working navigation system. I would like to be able to have access to charts, wind speed, boat speed, GPS and weather conditions. A old article...
Forum: Crew Archives 16-06-2010, 18:14
Replies: 5
Views: 2,346
Posted By Sailaway Kid
My sailing experience is very limited. I am...

My sailing experience is very limited. I am trying to learn this summer before attempting the sail to MHC NC. How long are you able to sail? This is going to be a trip that is a few weeks or...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 16-06-2010, 18:05
Replies: 51
Views: 23,960
Posted By Sailaway Kid
What do you use for pillows? I would think the...

What do you use for pillows? I would think the same situation exists for down filled pillows.
Forum: Crew Archives 16-06-2010, 15:22
Replies: 5
Views: 2,346
Posted By Sailaway Kid
I would like to leave around August 20, 2010.

I would like to leave around August 20, 2010.
Forum: Crew Archives 15-06-2010, 15:36
Replies: 5
Views: 2,346
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Sailing from NJ to Morehead City, NC

I am looking for someone to sail with me from NJ to Morehead City NC by going down the ICW. This is an unpaid position. The boat is a C&C 24' and it is a bit like camping on the water. I am not...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-06-2010, 19:07
Replies: 6
Views: 2,054
Posted By Sailaway Kid
Skipmac I know you must think I am surely...

Skipmac
I know you must think I am surely crazy. I do plan to take a boater safety course and sailing lessons. It was bothering me and still is. When I was younger I am sure I sailed from Cape...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-06-2010, 18:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,054
Posted By Sailaway Kid
New to Sailing - Question About Sailing East Coast

Hi

I am new to sailing and I have been asking around about a trip from NJ to the ICW and points south. I have received some information that confuses me about time and travel estimates. I have...
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