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Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-29-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 27,472
Posted By tel
Further to that, my son was nine or ten when we...

Further to that, my son was nine or ten when we first encountered Peace Train. He later confided he thought that was a weird name for a boat - Pea Strain. He had never heard the song of course.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-29-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 27,472
Posted By tel
I know a man in Australia who has a 40ft-ish...

I know a man in Australia who has a 40ft-ish timber sailboat named "Peace Train". He named it from the song, and in particular the line...Peace Train gets me home again. That's a good thing to be...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-30-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By tel
The 45.5 must be a rarer bird Red. They don't...

The 45.5 must be a rarer bird Red. They don't even feature on the owners' group website.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-29-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By tel
Mmmmmmm......my word it's quiet in here.

Mmmmmmm......my word it's quiet in here.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-28-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By tel
Bristol 45.5

I would appeciate comments about the Bristol 45.5 from the 1980s. Rare in Australia but I think well known in the US. Centreboard Hood design. Anybody sailed on one? Let's hear from you if you know...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-01-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,151
Posted By tel
Gives the high seas new meaning.

Gives the high seas new meaning.
Forum: Pets, Children & Guests 03-01-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,706
Posted By tel
Dead. Frozen.

Dead. Frozen.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 03-01-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By tel
Well known boat. Previous owners were always...

Well known boat. Previous owners were always writing articles for cruising mags. Looks beautifully built. Congrats.
Forum: The Poop Deck 03-01-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,323
Posted By tel
Addict of some sort. Used the trip to detox....

Addict of some sort. Used the trip to detox. Result - irrational, short wick. Heard similar stories before.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-03-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,924
Posted By tel
Dear Ms Peep, Are there pics of your boat...

Dear Ms Peep,

Are there pics of your boat somewhere on this site?

Regards

Tel.
Forum: The Poop Deck 03-10-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By tel
My wife always steers the boat. When sailing to...

My wife always steers the boat. When sailing to windward, she is always a little bit high. accordingly, I call her "Hippie".
Forum: Rigging & Sails 02-04-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,607
Posted By tel
Boom brakes are desirable things. I know this...

Boom brakes are desirable things. I know this for two reasons (1) mine was stolen and (2) I've done ocean crossing with them and they earn their keep. However, I agree with JeanneP, I prefer to...
Forum: The Poop Deck 01-13-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,323
Posted By tel
Bob....You displayed great tolerance. Sounds to...

Bob....You displayed great tolerance. Sounds to me like Bob was exhibiting psychotic behaviour. I think he was off his medication or unable to satisfy an addiction of one sort or another. I need...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 12-18-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,081
Posted By tel
It is possible also to swim the Atlantic or walk...

It is possible also to swim the Atlantic or walk the Simpson desert in the nude. However, it is not wise.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 12-18-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By tel
Hello Parksiders. We haven't cruised to Oz,...

Hello Parksiders. We haven't cruised to Oz, because we're already there. We live in Hobart Tasmania. We see a small but steady stream of British cruisers down in this part of the world. Have fun....
Forum: Rigging & Sails 12-18-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,977
Posted By tel
Brenda, Persist with the wire-splicing. You...

Brenda,

Persist with the wire-splicing. You are already a desirable woman, in that you sail. If you sail and splice wire, you will go into the ultra-desirable category. You will have such...
Forum: The Poop Deck 12-10-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By tel
Sorry redbopeep. I didn't get past the...

Sorry redbopeep. I didn't get past the advertising. It's a good article.

Geez....I don't know how I managed to copy the whole article.
Forum: The Poop Deck 12-10-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By tel
i got a link to a commercial page. don't like it.

i got a link to a commercial page. don't like it.
Forum: Our Virtual Yacht Club 12-10-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,681
Posted By tel
I agree with the others. Nausikaa is a...

I agree with the others. Nausikaa is a sweet-looking boat. I bet she'd handle a sea, too.
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 12-02-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,967
Posted By tel
Tom...good luck with the parts. I think they're...

Tom...good luck with the parts. I think they're available most places. The difficulty you will have is with the pricing. Vetus are ambitious with parts pricing.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-27-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,368
Posted By tel
Hi...anybody know of a good internet forum for...

Hi...anybody know of a good internet forum for discussion about smaller boat diesel engines?
Forum: The Poop Deck 11-18-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By tel
Hi....Listening to the news, you would swear we...

Hi....Listening to the news, you would swear we were still in the days of tall ships. In the financial markets, we are in heavy weather. We are battening the hatches for the coming financial storm....
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-15-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,455
Posted By tel
Hello Dixie. I've had yachts (sailboats) most of...

Hello Dixie. I've had yachts (sailboats) most of my life. I've never owned one bigger than the 36 ft one we now have. We sail around Tasmania, which is the southernmost State of Australia. We...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 09-16-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By tel
Hi Isabella.....oh dear, you have clearly had two...

Hi Isabella.....oh dear, you have clearly had two dreadful experiences. I empathise with you, at least on the first count. Fancy that toady falling in love with you. They just can't help...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-08-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,989
Posted By tel
I have a frined (aged in his sixties) who sails...

I have a frined (aged in his sixties) who sails solo from time to time. Not just around the bay - around the Pacific. A couple of years ago, I sailed with him from Hobart to the Bay if Islands in...
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