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Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-01-2014, 11:42
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Posted By Tonyjay
Re: The Joke Thread

A guy walked into this crowded local bar, waving his 1911 Colt 45 with an 8 shot clip yelling,
"Who in here has been screwing my wife?"


A voice from the back of the bar yelled back, you're...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20-12-2013, 07:06
Replies: 38
Views: 3,383
Posted By Tonyjay
Re: One year on. Musing.

+1 on the competency of surveyors. We bought a 21' center console - surveyor spent 3 hours on it and identified things that allowed us to lower the purchase price. Our dock neighbor just sold his 42'...
Forum: Meets & Greets 17-12-2013, 14:57
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Tonyjay
Welcome. BTW where on Lake Erie are you located?

Welcome. BTW where on Lake Erie are you located?
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 16-12-2013, 07:32
Replies: 75
Views: 9,641
Posted By Tonyjay
Don't believe anyone said that - you might want...

Don't believe anyone said that - you might want to reread the posts. None of these devices takes the place of proper watch keeping and piloting of the vessel - that's clear in Colregs.

In my case...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 16-12-2013, 06:05
Replies: 75
Views: 9,641
Posted By Tonyjay
If it's weather you're looking for get Sirius...

If it's weather you're looking for get Sirius Weather for the MFD. That will give you a lot more time to prepare for weather than radar. I have AIS, Weather and Radar. My order of use is AIS then...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 07-12-2013, 13:21
Replies: 69
Views: 7,334
Posted By Tonyjay
Oh la la!

Oh la la!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-12-2013, 12:35
Replies: 4,794
Views: 866,831
Posted By Tonyjay
Re: The Joke Thread

Why retired executives can't find jobs

Personnel Manager: "What is your greatest weakness?"
Retired executive: "Honesty."
Personnel Manager: "I don't think honesty is a weakness....
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 29-11-2013, 18:10
Replies: 15
Views: 2,372
Posted By Tonyjay
+1. Things you could have done better or...

+1. Things you could have done better or different in 35 kts? Stay on shore. Especially as a newbie you should think about graduating up in wind speed - gaining skills and understanding how your...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 25-11-2013, 13:43
Replies: 41
Views: 6,817
Posted By Tonyjay
+1. We love long distance cruising with a blend...

+1. We love long distance cruising with a blend of anchoring and docking. On the latter it exposes us to different people and allows us to meet new friends. At those docks - I enjoy connecting (via...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 24-11-2013, 17:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By Tonyjay
Interesting - didn't come through on my iPad.

Interesting - didn't come through on my iPad.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 24-11-2013, 17:44
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By Tonyjay
Link?

Link?
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 10-11-2013, 05:41
Replies: 63
Views: 22,194
Posted By Tonyjay
CampbellsSloop while I can't comment on the...

CampbellsSloop while I can't comment on the differences in performance I believe there is a maintenance advantage to internally mounted. Our Lewmar internally mounted thruster has the drive shear pin...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 09-11-2013, 19:28
Replies: 63
Views: 22,194
Posted By Tonyjay
I have over 30 years sailing experience, captains...

I have over 30 years sailing experience, captains lic, numerous race flags, etc. And I'm happy that my 42 has a bow thruster and use it whenever I'm in tight quarters. Of course I could dock without...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 08-11-2013, 19:05
Replies: 63
Views: 22,194
Posted By Tonyjay
Campbellsloop if you want to see an external...

Campbellsloop if you want to see an external mount there is one on a 40' Catalina at CIC marina south. I know the owner and can put you in touch if you want to ask any questions. I have a tunnel...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-11-2013, 10:37
Replies: 0
Views: 1,107
Posted By Tonyjay
Great Lakes

Saw a great show on the Natgeo channel called 'Drain the Great Lakes'. Back on next Friday at 4:00
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-11-2013, 04:42
Replies: 4,794
Views: 866,831
Posted By Tonyjay
No photos

No photos
Forum: Great Lakes 26-10-2013, 17:47
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By Tonyjay
We spend 9 months on the Great Lakes and three...

We spend 9 months on the Great Lakes and three months in the Keys. It's the great compromise: no salt corrosion no hurricanes no hot humid/wet summers.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 26-10-2013, 07:14
Replies: 425
Views: 34,084
Posted By Tonyjay
I just don't get this tread. Tonnage rules. Say...

I just don't get this tread. Tonnage rules. Say all you want about a stand on vessel - I'm going to move before my boats gets in 'extemis'
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 24-10-2013, 06:23
Replies: 17
Views: 3,971
Posted By Tonyjay
"Tall ship down"?

"Tall ship down"?
Forum: Great Lakes 24-10-2013, 06:16
Replies: 28
Views: 2,967
Posted By Tonyjay
[QUOTE="SabreKai;1371233"] Turn on the kero...

[QUOTE="SabreKai;1371233"] Turn on the kero heater, turn up the radio for some rock n roll, and get on with rebuilding the boat. (been on the hard for 5 years now). Get dirty, tired and go home with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20-10-2013, 16:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tonyjay
The greatest sailing song of all time -Southern...

The greatest sailing song of all time -Southern Cross - CSN&Y version!
Forum: General Sailing Forum 17-10-2013, 05:40
Replies: 425
Views: 34,084
Posted By Tonyjay
+1 see attached video. ...

+1 see attached video. https://www.soundingsonline.com/dispatches/291180-video-crash-court
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-09-2013, 05:14
Replies: 4,794
Views: 866,831
Posted By Tonyjay
**** is a powerful word. Just think of all the ...

**** is a powerful word. Just think of all the
concepts and ideas you can communicate with it. ****
may just be the most powerful word in the English language.

Consider: You can be **** faced,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-09-2013, 04:30
Replies: 20
Views: 2,940
Posted By Tonyjay
And how about movies. Captain Ron is a favorite...

And how about movies. Captain Ron is a favorite around here even with non sailors.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20-08-2013, 04:57
Replies: 4,794
Views: 866,831
Posted By Tonyjay
FYI this story applies to the US as well!

FYI this story applies to the US as well!
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