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April 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Croatia: ANCHORAGES under the concession

here a list of ANCHORAGES under the concession 2010 in Croatia ( Adreatic Sea - EUROPE )

Added by Alain Brauckmann on April 29, 2010 at 7:31am — No Comments

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

The Rumble Monster

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Added by Orvil Newton on April 16, 2010 at 11:45pm — 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

"Sail-elebrity" Genny Tullock at 14th Annual Strictly Sail Pacific Show!

The biggest boat show on the West Coast with expected attendance of 12,000 people is taking place on Thursday, April 15th– Sunday, April 18th at Jack London Square in Oakland

There will be luxury models like the Bruckmann 50, The Jeanneau 57, The Lagoon 400, plus several other models on display and for sale. In addition, More than 150 exhibitors from around…
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Added by SeaKnots on April 2, 2010 at 6:30pm — 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

Newby

I"m new to seaknots but you can log on to my blog to learn more about me and my boat.
dkcsailing.wordpress.com

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Added by Bill E. Nowlin on April 1, 2010 at 12:24am — No Comments

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Jochen Vetterlein replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"In the meanwhile, I performed some sailing tests trying to be as impartial as possible. I was sailing close hauled on the starboard and port side. I used the autopilot steering the boat at 37 degrees to the apparent wind. Apparent wind was 12 to 19…"
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James Taylor replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sounds like your rigging may be in need of tuning????? (Owned B43#19 for 10 years), Sailed from Mass to Tampa to Bahamas with it, great boat, no major issues at all. Boat has flat bottom basically so no need to put rails in water. I found it a very…"
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Mike Brown replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I’d also do a test using only the main. The more testing you do the more likely you’ll find the problem. I’d also check to see how much the leeward shrouds sag during all the tests. Let us know what you find. Good luck Mike"
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