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Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-28-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,168
Posted By Jim Wasko
I sheered my rudder off at the hull of my 1979...

I sheered my rudder off at the hull of my 1979 27' hunter 12 miles off shore while surfing in some big long rollers. Thats probably why it happened to me, stupidity there? who knows. Metal fatigue? ...
Forum: The Poop Deck 05-25-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,156
Posted By Jim Wasko
heh, could always jeep it? ...

heh, could always jeep it?

http://members.iinet.net.au/~daveb/halfsafe/halfsafe.html http://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/wacko.gif
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-31-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,331
Posted By Jim Wasko
She's the only person to have convinced my...

She's the only person to have convinced my girlfriend into going cruising, confidently.

I'll be waiting for her in Rhode Island with a big bottle of champagne.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-18-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By Jim Wasko
Your more than welcome to drop me a line if your...

Your more than welcome to drop me a line if your ever up here in Connecticut. (boat goes back in the water in April and my girlfriend and I typically go out for 3 day weekends from that time through...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-05-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,984
Posted By Jim Wasko
Donna Lange's website, donnalange.com , confirms...

Donna Lange's website, donnalange.com , confirms the capsizing and she also reported having seen and talked to the Polar Pesca 1 enroute.

Poor Ken, he must be bruised in more ways than one.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-07-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,101
Posted By Jim Wasko
just 2 weeks ago here in Connecticut 2 women were...

just 2 weeks ago here in Connecticut 2 women were arrested with over $35,000 worth of stolen merchandise (shoplifters) that they were selling on ebay.

They were caught because some of the items...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-01-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,577
Posted By Jim Wasko
very nice blog Jeanne...

very nice blog Jeanne http://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/smile.gif

Sorry to hear about your Block Island disapointment. Seems to me that the politic-me-off antics...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-12-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,381
Posted By Jim Wasko
Trim, good find...

Trim, good find http://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/smile.gif

Is this the same guy found in this video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzJZJjo9MNA&NR
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-02-2006, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,051
Posted By Jim Wasko
I found this,...

I found this, http://www.48north.com/mr_offline/denaming.htm as quoted below...

Vigor's Denaming Ceremony

"In the name of all who have sailed aboard this ship in the past, and in the name of...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-19-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By Jim Wasko
For the reason's mentioned above about bread...

For the reason's mentioned above about bread makers, unless the wife has certain allergies or likes hygienic and doesn't trust anyone outside her area ..

The one thing not mentioned isn't just a...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-28-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,758
Posted By Jim Wasko
my broker once said; "if after looking at...

my broker once said;

"if after looking at the boat and walking back down the dock to your car and don't find yourself looking back for the third time, then it probably isn't the right boat"

I...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-29-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,537
Posted By Jim Wasko
That should be the quote of the day right there. ...

That should be the quote of the day right there.

Robin, I echo David and Chetan's remarks and just want to add that a boat even 4 feet bigger is enormously different and especially in the range in...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-15-2006, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,332
Posted By Jim Wasko
Well, Sorry I couldn't find the whole origin of...

Well, Sorry I couldn't find the whole origin of the thread, but I thinks thats because it was mixed in a thread about replacing the A4 motor- which resulted in a twisted thread. But, I did find this...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-14-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,332
Posted By Jim Wasko
There was a thread about this on the...

There was a thread about this on the tartanowners.org website in the T27 community area, maybe a few months or more ago.

Some people had actually went that route and found that the amount of...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-09-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,332
Posted By Jim Wasko
The A4, although reliable, at 35 years old may...

The A4, although reliable, at 35 years old may not exactly be as reliable as it once was without a complete rebuild and even then- one has to question the integrity of the block.

Theres an old...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-08-2006, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,758
Posted By Jim Wasko
Don't take this as rude. 24, living at your...

Don't take this as rude.

24, living at your parents house making 30k, looking to buy an older boat with no notable blue book value (and probably more than 10k and bigger than 20 feet) means you...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-25-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,858
Posted By Jim Wasko
I think the question thats really being asked is,...

I think the question thats really being asked is, what would you do if it (rudder) did fail.

I bought my boat a few years ago and after only 2 weeks of owning it, I was returning home when I...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-20-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,631
Posted By Jim Wasko
heh, I thought I was the only one who thought...

heh, I thought I was the only one who thought that. But modern Marvels is a pretty good show.

Seriously though, this ship sinks itself and you drive you boat onto it. (after a surveyor looks at...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-20-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,631
Posted By Jim Wasko
I saw a show on the History channel,...

I saw a show on the History channel, http://www.dockwise.com/?sid=13

Maybe they head in your direction and accordinge to the show, the avg price is 7500$ USD.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-17-2006, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,317
Posted By Jim Wasko
I don't think it's all that impossible at all and...

I don't think it's all that impossible at all and after reading this persons website; http://www.sailaway.us/blog.php who sailed fom Canada to the Bahamas and back via Cuba on a 25' sloop, kinda...
Forum: Pets, Children & Guests 02-15-2006, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,416
Posted By Jim Wasko
Hi Lacey. Cats are actually pretty easy,...

Hi Lacey.

Cats are actually pretty easy, it's the litter box, scratching post and having a fish net readily available at anytime to rescue them that gets tricky.

My cat lived with me for a year...
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