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Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 26-02-2017, 20:57
Replies: 79
Views: 29,475
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Leopard 45 or 40?

There have been a few posts asking for this and some speculating...but it doesn't seem like anyone has actually sailed a 45 yet. So we wait :whistling:
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 26-02-2017, 20:13
Replies: 79
Views: 29,475
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Leopard 45 or 40?

Leopards are coming from South Africa, probably alters that equation quite a bit.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-10-2016, 18:59
Replies: 313
Views: 45,970
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: S/V Delos discusses mono vs. cat with cruising couple.

Uh, how could you miss that cat's best angle! Seriously....:banghead:
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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 26-09-2016, 23:35
Replies: 49
Views: 8,343
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: What Size To Haul All Our Stuff?

+1 on this.

I kept trying to respond with potentials, but my gut just tells me it would be a mess. I feel like he'd be forced to store about a ton of pleasure-craft forward of the bridgedeck...and...
Forum: Privilege Marine Catamarans 23-09-2016, 09:45
Replies: 397
Views: 120,972
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Privilege Cats

You smell
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-09-2016, 07:39
Replies: 244
Views: 43,188
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: The sexiest Catamaran ever?

Nigel Irens designed APC78 Allegra built by Green Marine

https://www.nigelirens.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/WSJ3885-web1.jpg

https://www.greenmarine.co.uk/assets/Uploads/Allegragallery1.jpg
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Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 22-09-2016, 18:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,710
Posted By Event_Horizon
Draft on new Leopard 45

Drafts of similar cats -

Lagoon 42: 4'1"
Lagoon 450: 4'3"
Leopard 40: 4'1"
Leopard 44: 4'2"
Leopard 46: 4'5"
Leopard 48: 4'10"
FP Helia 44: 3'10"
FP 47: 4'4"
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 22-09-2016, 10:09
Replies: 184
Views: 52,486
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: SV La Vagabonde new ride

Some people just can't help but be contentious over the internet. :whistling:
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 21-09-2016, 10:47
Replies: 184
Views: 52,486
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: SV La Vagabonde new ride

I can see why you'd think this...realm of attainable?

Riley was a welder on an oil rig, and Elayna worked odd jobs and played music for a travel company when they met.

They found success...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 20-09-2016, 21:28
Replies: 184
Views: 52,486
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: SV La Vagabonde new ride

I don't see what's so hard to understand. You said yourself that you donate money to producers of content that you enjoy. That's exactly what people are doing with SLV.

It's voluntary payment for...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-01-2013, 09:33
Replies: 164
Views: 22,263
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Is the Cruising Lifestyle Dying ?

I don't think nihilism means what you think it means...

The guy said he was a car nut, liked punk rock, and didn't believe in god. Nothing read as rebellious or destructive in my book. Then again...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-08-2012, 01:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: PC Tablet OS Can Run Unbuntu and Others, OpenCpn ?

Not my tutorial. Just something I found on the internet :cool:
Forum: OpenCPN 15-08-2012, 16:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: PC Tablet OS Can Run Unbuntu and Others, OpenCpn ?

Check out the link in my first post. It is a tutorial on how to do exactly what you asked. Load Linux over Android and install OpenCpn. I doubt you can fully replace Android unless you want to give...
Forum: OpenCPN 15-08-2012, 08:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: PC Tablet OS Can Run Unbuntu and Others, OpenCpn?

Well that's pretty impressive. The Atom N455 is a single core 1.6 GHz chip. Are you positive you don't have a discrete video card helping it out? If not, the credit goes to Ubuntu 12 for running...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-08-2012, 23:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: PC Tablet OS Can Run Unbuntu and Others, OpenCpn?

Linux gets along fine on ARM processors. But you are correct, in order for the kernel and drivers to jive properly he should not get a tablet with an ARM processor that's running windows RT.
...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-08-2012, 22:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: PC Tablet OS Can Run Unbuntu and Others, OpenCpn?

Hi,

Here is a tutorial to get it done. Not for the feint of heart.

Building on Motorola Xoom | Official OpenCPN Homepage (https://opencpn.org/ocpn/node/193)
Forum: General Sailing Forum 30-04-2012, 13:32
Replies: 127
Views: 12,446
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Do you pack ''HEAT'' while you sail?

Hey!

I'm American and the only weapons I bring are my charm and devilish good looks.

:sprint:
Forum: Our Community 17-09-2011, 08:32
Replies: 22
Views: 5,161
Posted By Event_Horizon
BEHOLD! 80' Mast Under 65' Bridge

All it takes are a pair of HUGE BALLS.

YouTube link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGAzt-8minI&feature=youtu.be)

(Sorry if anyone has already seen this. I did a forum search and couldn't find...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-07-2011, 00:58
Replies: 37
Views: 12,106
Posted By Event_Horizon
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-07-2011, 00:56
Replies: 37
Views: 5,047
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Flipping cats - more flip-able than mono's

Hey Niel, this post has me a little...confused/concerned. Feel free to be as technical as you wish in your response to this.

You say we'd need to "upgrade [our] hydraulic capacity" which I take...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-07-2011, 23:29
Replies: 27
Views: 10,656
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Retrofitting Pod Drive to a Sailing Catamaran

You can make a catamaran rotate on an axis or even crabwalk sideways without any modifications as long as both engines work. :thumb:
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-07-2011, 22:51
Replies: 52
Views: 15,329
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Balsa Core on Cat Hulls

Remember bewitched, we are NOT talking about someone laying a panel on the ground and jumping on it. We are only concerned with the panel under bending forces. The compression strength of the core is...
Forum: Challenges 07-07-2011, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,304
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: E85 Fuel vs.

Also remember that ethanol contains about 3/5 the amount of energy as iso-octane. This is a serious reduction in fuel efficiency. Sooo if your marina is on a lake this probably isn't a big deal...but...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-07-2011, 12:58
Replies: 208
Views: 35,032
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: 1.5 Mil. to Spendů.

Beiland: Sorry for breaking up your 8 post streak :thumb:

If you have no plans to sail in the Baltic or anywhere that you might need to dodge ice (and assuming you want to sail) I think you should...
Forum: Marine Electronics 22-03-2011, 11:30
Replies: 8
Views: 3,832
Posted By Event_Horizon
Re: Radar and Sails

Not surprising this didn't work very well. Along with material, the shape of the reflector is very important. Right angles are what you want, and sales...ummmm....rarely every form right angles.
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