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Featured Blog Posts – April 2010 Archive (4)

Almost Wet

There are some physical characteristics one should assume prior to engaging in plumbing projects aboard a boat; including, but not limited to, the strength of Sampson, the wisdom of Solomon, and the patience of Job. Having three hands would help too, and Gumby's spine. Changing intake valves on a boat is like performing in Circus de Soleil. There are many places on a boat that you can see, and that you can touch, but not at the same time. So your hand is in…
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Added by Dan Vitale on April 27, 2010 at 8:15pm — 3 Comments

Been silent too long

Can you believe my blog has been silent for two months? Where has the time gone? I know my job consumes 8 - 10 hours a day and I have sailed every Saturday and Sunday except one, but golly, gee whil a kers, the days are flying by.

To catch up we have a monohull practice scheduled for this Thursday night. Safey will be reviewed with a man overboard drill the priority. Without a chase boat, however, we will just use a throwable cushion or boat fender. Someone else suggested we…

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Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on April 25, 2010 at 5:45pm — No Comments

castrophy narrowly averted

went out today the motor let me down and the good guy harry came to the rescue and assisted me to the berth thanks HARRY

Added by amadon light on April 2, 2010 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Murphy Loves Boaters

April 2, 2010 Shilshole Bay:



When I lived in Hawaii I used to sometimes put a mini weather report at the end of my emails to people in the mainland. You know, the usual Hawaii weather report - 80, sunny, trades. Here in Seattle it's a little different - 40, rain, gales...



I read in a local paper a while back “You can’t talk about Seattle without talking about the weather…it makes everyone here a…
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Added by Orvil Newton on April 2, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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