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Potomac and Chesapeake Sailors

Come forward and be recognized! There are sailors in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Metro DC but they are so spread out. Let's get together here and maybe we can meet up on the water too.

Location: Northern Virginia - Maryland - Metro DC
Members: 28
Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2011

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Circimnavigate the Delmarva

Started by John Berens. Last reply by Tom Apr 22, 2009. 5 Replies

West River, Galesville,MD

Started by John Berens. Last reply by PCarrico Oct 6, 2008. 2 Replies

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Comment by John Berens on February 17, 2009 at 1:06pm
Circumnavigate the Delmarva info

www.sailnet.com
Comment by bobbi on February 8, 2009 at 1:23pm
I was just outside watering my lawn....yes! in February! It sure would be a great day to go sailing! Did anyone go sailing on the bay this weekend?
bobbi
Comment by PCarrico on January 1, 2009 at 10:19pm
Happy New Year Chesapeake & Potomac Sailors.
Everybody must be busy... This is a very quiet group.
We're going skiing tomorrow at SkiWhitetail.
Anybody here ski or snowboard?
Comment by PCarrico on December 22, 2008 at 10:51pm
Merry Christmas & Happy Channukah everyone!
I hope everyone is enjoying the spirit of the holidays.
All the best,
Pete
Comment by bobbi on August 27, 2008 at 9:27am
I live at the Southern end of the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, VA. I race out of Hampton YC on Wed nights and out of Old Point Comfort YC and Ft Monroe on Saturdays as crew. I spent several years working on cruising yachts all over the world....lets trade stories!
bobbi
Comment by Tim on August 20, 2008 at 10:44am
Hi. Here in Takoma Park, MD, please - no anti-nuke zone jokes! I hear them a lot. Nice earnest guy looking to sail, crew on East Coast from Annapolis to Key West. Or the Caribbean if you;re going that way. I've not got a boat yet, unless you count my 14' kayak.
 

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Simo Makkonen replied to Simo Makkonen's discussion Oceanis 40 Sprayhood in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike, I have separate sprayhood and bimini, which is good for me. But I still like to have visibility over the sprayhood. I checked the Yachtworld but all B40 boats seemed to be fitted with the B standard sprayhood. Have to make a new sprayhood…"
2 hours ago
Simo Makkonen replied to Simo Makkonen's discussion Oceanis 40 Sprayhood in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"That's right Harry. I normally also keep the sprayhood down but in some weather conditions it would be good to have it up and still be able to see over it, not through the windows. Lowering the standard sprayhood by 10 - 15 cm would be good for…"
3 hours ago
Mike Brown replied to Simo Makkonen's discussion Oceanis 40 Sprayhood in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Simo, not sure if I can find any pictures but will look. I will tell you that our dodger has 5 separate clear panels. Each can be detached and removed to allow for better ventilation or left in place for maximum protection. The canvas roof of the…"
3 hours ago
Tad left a comment for Doug Crombie
"Doug; Great news about Wade! Knew him well, long ago. Look forward to catching up with you. Although would prefer a better forum, Happy to find this one. Cheers; Tad."
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Simo Makkonen replied to Simo Makkonen's discussion Oceanis 40 Sprayhood in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks MIke. Would you have any picture of the solution?"
yesterday
Mike Brown replied to Simo Makkonen's discussion Oceanis 40 Sprayhood in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"The dodger/spray hood in the US are custom made by local,canvas makers. Ours is made so I can see forward without any issues. Mike"
yesterday
Simo Makkonen added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Oceanis 40 Sprayhood

My experience is that the original sprayhood is too high for proper visibility from the rudderposts. Has anyone tried to modify the design? Would be grateful for any advice or opinion.See More
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