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North Carolina Sailors/Cruisers

For those of us that love to cruise the waters of North Carolina

Location: Oriental NC
Members: 29
Latest Activity: Jun 27, 2012

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Comment by Paul Lippincott on September 3, 2010 at 2:34pm
Well new day and a bunch of go fast sportfishers hauling ass south throwing up their 5+ foot wakes. If you know any of them then thank them for me, from the bottom of my heart, etc. But nothing you can do about ignorance.
If any body has a need for a boat detailer I have one looking for work. He is doing a fine job on my old boat.
Comment by LOLA on September 3, 2010 at 1:49pm
My sail instructor helped me secure the boat b 4 my MN 4 week trip..in view of our heavy hurricane season. No problems with EARL, however heard we may have to stay prepared for Sept.

We left the covers on for the Main and Jib, but tied over. We double lined all the lines. This is a floating slip.

Comment by D Wogaman on September 3, 2010 at 12:56pm
We measured, the water came up 26" at our dock on Tarpon Channel.

Comment by Allen B. Judy on September 3, 2010 at 8:31am
Just rain and a little wind here at Point Marina. Strongest wind gust was 37 knots. Water did not make it up to within a foot of the docks and has gone down by at least two feet now at 08:30. Kind of a let down after all of the hype, but I would rather be let down than blown away. Anyone here from Ocracoke?
Comment by D Wogaman on September 3, 2010 at 2:35am
Not much wind in our little cul-de-sac of water on Tarpon Channel in Oriental. Photo taken of water at dock at approx

8:15 September 2
Comment by D Wogaman on September 2, 2010 at 11:16pm
Some wind, very light rain, no water over our dock here in Oriental. (just outside the downtown). But boy the mosquitoes are fierce! I found that out when I went down to check out the boat. But then they have been bad all day as we were prepping for Earls arrival.
Comment by Allen B. Judy on September 2, 2010 at 9:12pm
Water is over the street in Oriental, but that is nothing new.
Comment by Paul Lippincott on September 2, 2010 at 8:52pm
Well Core Creek is quiet. Not much rain or wind. Water is still below the seawall. So far not even making like a good old fashion nor'easter. will probably change and make me eat my words but for now it will have to wake me up :)
Comment by Allen B. Judy on September 2, 2010 at 7:55pm
Thanks for the prayers and good wishes guys. I'm sitting here on my boat in Point Marina in Whortonsville, NC waiting for Earl to make his appearance. So far still calm. Not even any rain. Water here in Broad Creek has been rising slowly all day but still has about 3 feet to go to get to the top of the docks. Finlandia is tied down like a Chrismas present. If she goes anywhere she will have to take the docks with her!
Comment by Skip Hardin on September 2, 2010 at 5:17pm
good luck to all. our prayers are for small swells and light wind.
 

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Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Wayne, yes I'm still out here. She's looking good and you'll love her. The 38.1 is a perfect size for 2 people with occasional guest (s). Plus she's a sweet sailing boat. I'll attach a short video of one I was delivering…"
May 17
Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike if you’re still out there here is the new boat before commissioning. Should splash by end of this week after 14 months of anticipation! Wayne"
May 17
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John Hanrahan replied to sam's discussion eyebrow salon window re-bed in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, I am just in the process of replacing both of my eyebrow windows.  I have the new ones from Beneteau and am talking with dealer in Florida re Bebeteaus advice. It would be helpful to talk to you about your experience. I have never seen…"
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Good morning gang,I have received both port and starboard cabin windows from Beneteau for replacement as the existing leak and are badly etched. Beneteau has referred me to the dealership for installation but I'm having trouble getting a response.   Does anyone have any experience replacing these and any recommendations. JohnSee More
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Kerim N replied to Randy Brown's discussion Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Randy, New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread.  I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea.  So I will copy with…"
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