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Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 16-01-2020, 00:42
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Sticky: Crew Wanted: Checklist For Voluntary Crew
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Re: Checklist For Voluntary Crew

Yea if you ask them to describe a 6 pack and it starts with some kind of beer.......
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 16-01-2020, 00:40
Replies: 270
Sticky: Crew Wanted: Checklist For Voluntary Crew
Views: 374,357
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Re: Checklist For Voluntary Crew

No 6 Pack for Tankerman barge d/l. TWIC also required for truck drivers (as of 2001 when I stopped driving)
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 16-01-2020, 00:37
Replies: 270
Sticky: Crew Wanted: Checklist For Voluntary Crew
Views: 374,357
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Checklist For Voluntary Crew

6 pack not required for tankerman license. Also any truckers hauling containers to or from ports must have TWIC. maybe all drivers now. Stopped driving trucks in 2001
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 02-02-2017, 18:45
Replies: 75
Views: 11,349
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Re: What's your take on this Vega?

Check out the specs tab on the ad. It gives model and other info


Ken
Forum: General Sailing Forum 02-01-2017, 12:41
Replies: 48
Views: 4,129
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Re: Rules

Uncivilized,

The 5 man electric band recorded, "Signs" in 1971 They were from Canada of all places

Ken
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 05-12-2016, 20:09
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
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Re: "Indestructible Coating?"

Had this stuff in the bed of my 2500 RAM work truck. Held up for 10 years of pumps, hoses and you name it tossed on it. Only chip was from a forklift blade. Great abrasion resistance but not smooth...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 16-11-2016, 18:41
Replies: 69
Views: 11,768
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Re: Social aspects of cruising and living-aboard

USN Navigator in the 70's. Indian Ocean. No GPS, No LORAN. Only Sextant, Radar, Visual, Fathometer and a whole lot of DR. God I love GPS.

USS LaSalle '77-'78 QM2:smile:

Ken
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-11-2016, 19:38
Replies: 71
Views: 8,381
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Selling Stuff And Downsizing

Scarlet,

Can't help much because my wife and I are in the same "boat". We are 2 years out and with 2 children, 8 adult grandkids and now 3 great-grand, most of our stuff will be "dispersed" so...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 16-10-2016, 06:31
Replies: 14
Views: 3,916
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: around the world with a chicken ?...

Point to ponder: If you have sausage and eggs for breakfast, The chicken is involved..... the pig is committed. I would rather be a chicken in this case:facepalm:

Ken
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-09-2016, 20:56
Replies: 27
Views: 4,583
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Re: Maritime kindness of the first order.

Unfortunately the same decline in basic human decency is everywhere. Over the road trucking used to be, If you broke down, before you could get out of the truck, 2 trucks had stopped and 5 more were...
Forum: Navigation 24-09-2016, 08:26
Replies: 229
Views: 21,933
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Nobody really needs to know how to navigate anymore, do they?

I just remembered a point to ponder. The navy stopped teaching celestial a while back. But now I hear they are teaching officers hands on and QMs at least theory. Hmmmmmmm

Ken
Forum: Navigation 24-09-2016, 08:22
Replies: 229
Views: 21,933
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Re: Nobody really needs to know how to navigate anymore, do they?

As a QM in the USN pre GPS, I agree on a lot of points made. 1. Good DR track is a lot more than just this direction, this speed for this time. Set and drift inputs are not cut and dry. That being...
Forum: Our Community 03-09-2016, 09:30
Replies: 94
Views: 11,498
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: When do you abandon ship?

When freeboard <0 abandon ship.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-08-2016, 08:26
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Needs A Little TLC !!!

Sailmonkey..... I was thinking the EXACT same thing as I pulled up my lower jaw...:thumb:

Ken
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-07-2016, 07:45
Replies: 22
Views: 2,560
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Re: What are some of your must-haves

a64pilot :thumb:

Ken
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Forum: Navigation 13-07-2016, 19:27
Replies: 19
Views: 4,369
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Question about Deviation and paper charts and logs

True True to Compass
Virgins
Make
Dull
Companions
At
Weddings

Can Compass to True
Dead
Forum: General Sailing Forum 13-07-2016, 19:17
Replies: 53
Views: 24,824
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Anyone seen the movie Abandoned on Netflix?

Not a bad movie at all, entertaining but not one to show to someone thinking, but not quite ready for coastal or offshore sailing.

Ken
Forum: Weather | Gear, Reports and Resources 03-07-2016, 09:51
Replies: 41
Views: 8,470
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Re: Turning Around (due to storms)

Thom,

Good choice, I also wanted to go out (Willoughby) in my 27 Tanzer but have elected to go Monday instead.

Pilots say a good landing is one you walk away from, a great landing is...
Forum: Weather | Gear, Reports and Resources 18-06-2016, 07:52
Replies: 18
Views: 4,759
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: sailing into a storm

Well put ssgt:thumb:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 18-06-2016, 07:46
Replies: 107
Views: 11,127
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: What got you into sailing

And flying has gotten too expensive

Ken
Forum: General Sailing Forum 18-06-2016, 07:46
Replies: 107
Views: 11,127
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: What got you into sailing

1979 Chief Engineer just bought a Pearson 323. Ship got transferred to Charleston SC from Norfolk. I was QM2 (no GPS or SAT back then), A BM2 was tasked and off the 3 of us went. ICW to Morehead...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 05-06-2016, 19:27
Replies: 16
Views: 5,914
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Vitrifrigo freezer/fridge freon recharge?

To bad you are so far away. My son and son -in-law both work on AC&R.

Good luck. Hope it works out for you

Ken
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 05-06-2016, 08:07
Replies: 16
Views: 5,914
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Vitrifrigo freezer/fridge freon recharge?

There is a dye you can put in it after the fittings are installed that will make the leak easy to find. Not sure of your skills, and no negative intended, but maybe an A/C guy looking for side work...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 05-06-2016, 05:54
Replies: 16
Views: 5,914
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: Vitrifrigo freezer/fridge freon recharge?

I am no A/C guy but I am betting if there is are no fittings to add Freon then a good A/C tech could add them, evacuate the system and charge the system right..... just a thought.

Ken
Forum: Navigation 19-05-2016, 04:27
Replies: 96
Views: 14,296
Posted By Our Tyme
Re: What is Due East?

Maybe the north Atlantic currents........... naw. Just throwing a wrench in the works.

Ken
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