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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 28-08-2009, 02:43
Replies: 9
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Posted By Gibbous
:eek: Oh my... After something like that, a mere...

:eek: Oh my... After something like that, a mere 4-5 hour delay is probably getting off easy. It would be interesting to know what part of the crane failed that would cause such an incident, yet...
Forum: The Library 22-11-2008, 23:04
Replies: 39
Views: 6,464
Posted By Gibbous
Thanks for the input everyone. I finally ordered...

Thanks for the input everyone. I finally ordered Self Sufficient Sailor, Incredible Voyage by Tristan Jones, and Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding. I think that should be a pretty good cross section...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 24-10-2008, 17:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By Gibbous
I attached another one that shows it being...

I attached another one that shows it being lifted, the cradle makes it really simple.

I'm actually the lazy manager that sits up in his dark tower pretending he can run things from the inside...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 22-10-2008, 23:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By Gibbous
Yeah, I did notice that and fail to understand...

Yeah, I did notice that and fail to understand that as well. Even if the 4th generation mustang convertible is a desireable model overseas, how it is so different from another car that it has to be...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 22-10-2008, 23:32
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By Gibbous
I work at a terminal in the port of Los Angeles,...

I work at a terminal in the port of Los Angeles, and we handle lots of new construction coming from Taiwan this way, it's pretty rare that they come on-deck for us. It actually makes sense to load...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 22-10-2008, 18:23
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By Gibbous
As long as a yacht is not longer than a container...

As long as a yacht is not longer than a container vessel's cargo hold is wide, you can put it below deck athwartships on a series of flatracks. Usually 20's unless the yacht is very beamy like a...
Forum: The Library 18-09-2008, 17:47
Replies: 39
Views: 6,464
Posted By Gibbous
In all fairness Krakauer was just the author, I...

In all fairness Krakauer was just the author, I guess it should be called pulling a McCandless. I too found my head shaking at how the guy prepared for what he was doing, but there were also some...
Forum: The Library 14-09-2008, 03:01
Replies: 39
Views: 6,464
Posted By Gibbous
Are there any books about modern people who built/bought very cheap boats...

...and cruise on an equally low budget by radically simplifying their lifestyles to the point of near ascetism?

I just finished reading "Into the Wild" by Jon Krakauer (story of a well-to-do...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 16-08-2008, 19:15
Replies: 42
Views: 8,664
Posted By Gibbous
The info in this article is a few years old but...

The info in this article is a few years old but still an interesting read in which the author finds a juvenile in Long Island Sound of all places.

Advanced Aquarist's Online Magazine - Feature...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 22-10-2007, 01:10
Replies: 47
Views: 10,010
Posted By Gibbous
I too get chills every time I hear or read...

I too get chills every time I hear or read something about this horrible story. As Markpj23 has surely found it hits pretty hard for those who knew anybody involved with this. I share this...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-01-2007, 21:02
Replies: 176
Views: 32,906
Posted By Gibbous
I'd be interested in hearing what any of the well...

I'd be interested in hearing what any of the well informed types who have been part of this discussion have to say about Engineered Cementitious Composites, or ECC. It's currently being developed for...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 27-01-2007, 03:47
Replies: 19
Views: 6,512
Posted By Gibbous
For whatever it's worth, any container loaded to...

For whatever it's worth, any container loaded to an on-deck position on a container ship at least has twistlocks as Gord mentioned. These are placed in the bottom corner castings of each container as...
Forum: Meets & Greets 11-11-2006, 22:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,590
Posted By Gibbous
Finally joined after many hours of reading...

Greetings to everyone on this wonderful board. I've been reading here for quite a while now and wanted to express my appreciation for the content of the pages and the character of the members here....
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