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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-10-2010, 03:56
Replies: 185
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Posted By JustThinking
Tststststststs! :whistling: :popcorn: .........

Tststststststs! :whistling:

:popcorn: ...... :cool:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-10-2010, 00:17
Replies: 185
Views: 125,591
Posted By JustThinking
I stand corrected: The one with the keel stepped...

I stand corrected: The one with the keel stepped mast was a Dehler 38 (Delivery of a new one in February 89 from Malta to Fethye)

Only did two trips on (a) a Bavaria and (b) a Dehler and both...
Forum: Navigation 03-10-2010, 10:06
Replies: 206
Views: 18,451
Posted By JustThinking
Mea Chulpa! :rolleyes: I actually wrote this...

Mea Chulpa!
:rolleyes:
I actually wrote this posting into another thread about them electronic charts, sort of as a remark on the sideline...

But, even so, I think some issues are so vital it...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-10-2010, 09:51
Replies: 19
Views: 4,554
Posted By JustThinking
Darn! I wish I'd know there was a Florida...

Darn! I wish I'd know there was a Florida surveyor present in this forum about a week ago. Now I already said no to a deal there......... :-(
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 08:52
Replies: 6
Views: 3,133
Posted By JustThinking
As far as Dehlers are concerned you could convert...

As far as Dehlers are concerned you could convert the thread at https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/f47/why-are-bavaria-yachts-not-well-liked-here-47585-4.html#post532989 1:1 and it would hold true....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 08:48
Replies: 185
Views: 125,591
Posted By JustThinking
As often when one tries to simplify matters one...

As often when one tries to simplify matters one ends up head over heels in something way more complicated than the simple minded is prepared to understand........ i.e.: Where exactly in my above...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 06:34
Replies: 21
Views: 2,856
Posted By JustThinking
Yup, sailingaway, after quite a bit of cruising...

Yup, sailingaway, after quite a bit of cruising one does get used to constantly fixing something - more often than not with inadequate tools and spares/materials, right? :-) ...so, the labor involved...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 02:36
Replies: 185
Views: 125,591
Posted By JustThinking
Nothing much to tell - just plain scary....... ...

Nothing much to tell - just plain scary.......
(Dont know the exact English term, but when standing at the helm you would see the hull twist in every possible direction - the sounds it makes while...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-10-2010, 02:07
Replies: 15
Views: 3,918
Posted By JustThinking
Out of season deliveries are the speciality of...

Out of season deliveries are the speciality of "suicide skippers" which happens to be exactly how I made the money for all my boats.

Rate simply is double of the "regular" rates mentioned above -...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 01:51
Replies: 21
Views: 2,856
Posted By JustThinking
Nope you are right it doesn't. (Or else I...

Nope you are right it doesn't. (Or else I probably would not have inquired about it) - That information came with more detailed specs after contacting the seller.
The boat has a lot of "don't...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 01:37
Replies: 185
Views: 125,591
Posted By JustThinking
A very short one on Bavarias: In 32 years of...

A very short one on Bavarias: In 32 years of extensive blue water sailing I only had one, one single one really (REALLY!) scary trip: That was the delivery of a fairly new Bavaria 38! (And the fright...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-10-2010, 01:23
Replies: 21
Views: 2,856
Posted By JustThinking
Hmm, thanks! That does shed a new light on the...

Hmm, thanks! That does shed a new light on the issue - even so I always thought that Prouts have a reputation for being extremely sturdy?
I am talking about this one: 1991 Prout Manta sailboat for...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-10-2010, 22:15
Replies: 21
Views: 2,856
Posted By JustThinking
I am at loss here! Which one of your replays...

I am at loss here!
Which one of your replays is an answer to my initial question?
Or am I missing the point here?
*confused*
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-10-2010, 11:00
Replies: 21
Views: 2,856
Posted By JustThinking
How Bad Could this Be ?

Hi all you multihull experts! Since I have no experience with multis whatsoever (but would love to switch to one for my next boat!) I am currently looking at a boat which has the following sentence...
Forum: Navigation 02-10-2010, 10:56
Replies: 206
Views: 18,451
Posted By JustThinking
Does Anyone Still Use Paper Charts ?

Forgive my ignorance: Anyone still using "paper charts"??

(Yes! Paper! Huge in size, you'd have to fold them many times to use them on yachts, and you could actually chart your course and position...
Forum: Forum News & Announcements 02-10-2010, 08:10
Replies: 164
Views: 47,599
Posted By JustThinking
I just stumbled upon this thread and simply lack...

I just stumbled upon this thread and simply lack the words.......

I only wonder why the worst sh*t seems to always hit the best people?!

Soon I will be facing a few "natural" losses and I have...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 02-10-2010, 00:02
Replies: 102
Views: 10,106
Posted By JustThinking
Well, by the way it looks I am about to break my...

Well, by the way it looks I am about to break my own rules to never go smaller than 50' (with cruising in mind) since I just had an offer accepted on a Hardin 40' .... hmmm, I must be totally out of...
Forum: Meets & Greets 01-10-2010, 23:31
Replies: 101
Views: 9,653
Posted By JustThinking
*aaaarrrrgh*!! Would your really & seriously...

*aaaarrrrgh*!!
Would your really & seriously trust your life to a concrete slab someone claims to be capable of floating?
...... I mean: 120' @ 700K (not yet negotiated) sounds like a lot of "boat"...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-09-2010, 05:04
Replies: 102
Views: 10,106
Posted By JustThinking
The real question I was trying to raise (and...

The real question I was trying to raise (and discuss and get input on! :whistling: ) was to put a finger on how things are connected when it comes to us moving around at sea.

There are so many...
Forum: Meets & Greets 23-09-2010, 09:13
Replies: 101
Views: 9,653
Posted By JustThinking
P.S.: @ "8": If you ever write a book, pls...

P.S.: @ "8":
If you ever write a book, pls advertise it here! I'd love to read more!
........so damn few good minds left on this earth .........
Forum: Meets & Greets 23-09-2010, 08:48
Replies: 101
Views: 9,653
Posted By JustThinking
......it boiling down to: "It all happens whilst...

......it boiling down to: "It all happens whilst we are sleeping".... which, looking at what happens with and on this world without the majority of us massively objecting could be SO true.

By and...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-09-2010, 08:25
Replies: 505
Views: 95,846
Posted By JustThinking
Dragonlady & Schoonerdog: Better yet than A/C's: ...

Dragonlady & Schoonerdog: Better yet than A/C's:
Davis Windscoop - Only 49.95 - Force 4 Chandlery (https://www.force4.co.uk/4595/Davis-Windscoop.html) but dont buy for 60+ Euros (??) ....can be...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 23-09-2010, 05:53
Replies: 102
Views: 10,106
Posted By JustThinking
(a) it was an example (EXAMPLE) for a price-range...

(a) it was an example (EXAMPLE) for a price-range I at the time of posting was browsing thru....
(b) how come U R so aggressive? Not enough vino or too short elsewhere?

chill, and please stop...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 23-09-2010, 03:13
Replies: 56
450: Lagoon 450
Views: 34,230
Posted By JustThinking
....could somebody please educate me on the...

....could somebody please educate me on the benefits of a "Flybridge" on a Cat?
Except to follow the obvious general tendency to move the CG up and up and up and.... :-)

Or could it be that they...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 23-09-2010, 01:35
Replies: 102
Views: 10,106
Posted By JustThinking
Cheers & enjoy! Other than that I sort of...

Cheers & enjoy!

Other than that I sort of envy you for your ability to simplify things that way.
In other words: Life boils down to "Penis-Size" and "Money"?

Lets skip the first part, last...
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