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Forum: The Poop Deck 10-06-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,407
Posted By magwas
Well, we have better understanding of stability...

Well, we have better understanding of stability and stress issues than 30 years ago, and we do have better rules and regulations. But if you look at those highrise buildings, you will find that they...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-06-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,081
Posted By magwas
Interesting idea. Maybe a car rear view...

Interesting idea.

Maybe a car rear view system could be used for the purpose. Maybe due to the different distances something should be done with the optical part, but I guess a better optics can...
Forum: Regional Discussions 09-17-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,843
Posted By magwas
I would also recommend Vis and Hvar, My favourite...

I would also recommend Vis and Hvar, My favourite place is this:

https://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Budapest,+Magyarorsz%C3%A1g&ll=43.157093,16.389284&spn=0.00767,0.01811&t=h&z=16

My...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 08-31-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,845
Posted By magwas
Welcome! Have you thought about doing the...

Welcome! Have you thought about doing the summer-med, winter-carib thing?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-19-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,023
Posted By magwas
The question is easy: what is the LOA of your...

The question is easy: what is the LOA of your boat?

I am asking this because someone in an other forum seriously insists that 80 foot is not too much for a couple for circumnavigation.

(Maybe...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 08-18-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,986
Posted By magwas
I am experienced hitchiker on the road, but not...

I am experienced hitchiker on the road, but not on the ocean. If you have any question regarding road hitchhiking, just PM me.

Have you checked crewfinder.net yet?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-10-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,920
Posted By magwas
Another lesson learned: Respect the anchor...

Another lesson learned:

Respect the anchor and privacy of others. If you have as few clue about anchoring as me, ask the ones already anchoring to suggest a good place.

See...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-10-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,032
Posted By magwas
I would say that those assumptions do make sense....

I would say that those assumptions do make sense. The less clue one has, more the sense.

Maybe a solution would be to teach the clueless ones (like me) to ask for a suggestion of a good spot to...
Forum: Regional Discussions 08-03-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,735
Posted By magwas
I think heatmiser is acting out of good will, but...

I think heatmiser is acting out of good will, but she is spamming nevertheless. Unless she is an agent of a business entity which makes money out of those lobsters.

If I would be the local civil...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 07-28-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,710
Posted By magwas
Welcome! Jeanne is right about fortitude and...

Welcome!

Jeanne is right about fortitude and perseverance.

However I think that putting a paypal button on the webpage is still better than putting an immature teenager into a boat and asking...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-27-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,705
Posted By magwas
You are perfectly right that carrying out any...

You are perfectly right that carrying out any normal sailing task is problematical in storm conditions. This makes it a challenge.

Doing anything in hurricane conditions is even life threatening,...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-26-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,705
Posted By magwas
Look for a big fat hurricane, and aim for a spot...

Look for a big fat hurricane, and aim for a spot where wind is against current. So I would get nice big breaking waves. Keels down I would go for a broad reach. As a preparatory task I would move...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-25-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,705
Posted By magwas
The myth of "an unflippable cat". Someone on the...

The myth of "an unflippable cat". Someone on the boat design forum has recently offered USD 10 000 to anyone who can flip his cat.

If I knew how to survive the situation, I would surely take the...
Forum: The Poop Deck 07-20-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,520
Posted By magwas
In a big marina the most seaworthy sailboat was...

In a big marina the most seaworthy sailboat was named "Tempest". I think it was a good name for her.
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 07-19-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,729
Posted By magwas
Jeanne, i am sorry for being harsh, but the...

Jeanne, i am sorry for being harsh, but the situation itself is.

As the somali situation is basically a political one, it is impossible to comment on it without mentioning politics, especially...
Forum: Power & Electronics 07-19-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,486
Posted By magwas
It seems like a communication problem. I would...

It seems like a communication problem. I would check the wiring and connections.
Forum: The Poop Deck 07-18-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,520
Posted By magwas
One of the best racing boats in lake Balaton is...

One of the best racing boats in lake Balaton is called "Sponsor Wanted".

In lat38 there was a letter from the skipper of S/V Flotsam.
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 07-16-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,729
Posted By magwas
I know that what I am about to say sounds harsh,...

I know that what I am about to say sounds harsh, but this is the truth.

Military is busy in Afghanistan making big bucks for the weapon industry and drug dealers, they have no time to save an...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-16-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,064
Posted By magwas
I do not doubt that clothes marketed as UV...

I do not doubt that clothes marketed as UV protecting ones actually block most of UV radiation. I just think that I can obtain as UV protective, light and breathable clothes made for example from...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-15-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,064
Posted By magwas
I honestly don't get it. I sincerely doubt that a...

I honestly don't get it. I sincerely doubt that a plain usual t-shirt would let through any serious amount of UV radiation
Forum: The Poop Deck 07-15-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
Posted By magwas
My own country doesn't have sea, and even our...

My own country doesn't have sea, and even our seagoing ships have been stolen in the transition from communism to capitalism. I did however encourage them to provide charts for our lakes and rivers...
Forum: The Poop Deck 07-14-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
Posted By magwas
I am learning effectiv use of OpenCPN. For that,...

I am learning effectiv use of OpenCPN. For that, one needs charts. So I have downloaded - among others - the charts for the south china sea.

The first good thing about the charts that they seem to...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-09-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,551
Posted By magwas
Maybe using the dinghy to pull the anchor? ...

Maybe using the dinghy to pull the anchor?

Inform us about the adventure.
Forum: Regional Discussions 07-08-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,379
Posted By magwas
Fortunately no one can patent it after you have...

Fortunately no one can patent it after you have disclosed the idea, not even you.

Patent law is not for ordinary people having good ideas and getting rich out of them (this happens, but it is the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 07-06-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,284
Posted By magwas
I would think that standing rigging and antennae...

I would think that standing rigging and antennae are more attractive to lightning than solar panel, due to an effect of which I do not know the English name. It is "apex effect" in mirror translation.
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