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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 07-11-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,724
Posted By nauticalnancy
The tank is plastic. We think that the fittings...

The tank is plastic. We think that the fittings are plastic and nylon. We don't know if there is any metal at all.

Bleach is really very nasty stuff and I'd rather not use it. All you have to do...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 07-10-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,724
Posted By nauticalnancy
What is the best way to clean a nasty water tank?...

What is the best way to clean a nasty water tank? Our secondary tank on our C&C30 mk1 is yucky so we only use it for handwashing. It is the tank for the head but we do have a value we could use to...
Forum: The Poop Deck 02-06-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,696
Posted By nauticalnancy
I agree, the grocery stores were also very high....

I agree, the grocery stores were also very high. I spent way more than I had budgeted for. The guy from the charter company told me that the prices had gone crazy in the last few years and they are...
Forum: The Poop Deck 02-06-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,696
Posted By nauticalnancy
I don't think that is the link you intended. It...

I don't think that is the link you intended. It seems to be about Christmas Cactus. https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/wacko.gif

I was just in the BVIs, returning...
Forum: The Poop Deck 01-30-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,353
Posted By nauticalnancy
What about Captain Ron? Silly, but fun. And...

What about Captain Ron? Silly, but fun.

And of course there are some great documentary/instructional type DVDs out - the ones by Linn and Larry Pardy and Sheryl and Paul Shard come to mind.
Forum: The Galley 01-24-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,940
Posted By nauticalnancy
c= cups t = teaspoons T=Tablespoons

c= cups

t = teaspoons

T=Tablespoons
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-12-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,350
Posted By nauticalnancy
I just got back from the BVIs and heard the Snap,...

I just got back from the BVIs and heard the Snap, Crackle and Pop 3 nights out of 11, including the first night at the charter base. I'm glad I had read this post or I might have been concerned....
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 12-28-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,314
Posted By nauticalnancy
Thanks for the quick reply. Not to get this...

Thanks for the quick reply.

Not to get this off topic and on to insurance but...

The insurance piece was stated a bit tongue in cheek. Our insurance rates are high for everything (house, car...
Forum: Overdue & Distress Reports 12-28-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,314
Posted By nauticalnancy
I've only been sailing since 2001 so maybe this...

I've only been sailing since 2001 so maybe this is just the newbie in me asking. I had never heard of a keel falling off. This year I seem to be hearing about this frequently, including it happening...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-24-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,850
Posted By nauticalnancy
I bascially agree with everything said. I like...

I bascially agree with everything said. I like how quickly a dinghy responds. You can tell what you have done wrong and what you have done right. A 25ft boat will respond quicker than a larger keel...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-16-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,969
Posted By nauticalnancy
First I want to preface this by saying we are not...

First I want to preface this by saying we are not live aboard sailors but sail alot. For the past 7 year's we've put the most miles under our keel of anyone in our club. This year not so much due to...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-08-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,070
Posted By nauticalnancy
I was away racing this weekend. Spent 3 nights...

I was away racing this weekend. Spent 3 nights aboard NOT sleeping. I've got to do something about this mattress before next season. One of our crew from Saturday lives aboard on the east coast of...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-03-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,070
Posted By nauticalnancy
Thanks for all the quick replies and great info....

Thanks for all the quick replies and great info. I'm going to add this to the Things needed list. We bought 2 sails last week so the budget is spent plus some.

Jeanne, my husband too has nerve...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-03-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,070
Posted By nauticalnancy
I have those egg crate things already. I don't...

I have those egg crate things already. I don't like them. I spoke to one of the summer live aboards at our marina today. He bought a 5" deep memory form mattress from Sears and cut it to shape. He...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-02-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,070
Posted By nauticalnancy
The mattress, or rather lack of mattress on my...

The mattress, or rather lack of mattress on my boat Tabasco makes it very hard for me to sleep and is a pain in the back for by husband. Anyone have a good and cheap solution for a V-berth. We don't...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 08-10-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,660
Posted By nauticalnancy
Jeanne He should have made him walk the...

Jeanne

He should have made him walk the plank. https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/icon_swim.gif

Good for Peter that he still calls him a friend.

This is a...
Forum: Living Aboard 08-08-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,361
Posted By nauticalnancy
My fitness routine includes Aquafit classes at...

My fitness routine includes Aquafit classes at the local pool. I use some of these when cruising if the water isn't too cold. Wednesday I went to the pool for the evening class. The instructor tried...
Forum: The Galley 08-05-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,598
Posted By nauticalnancy
You really have a thing about cleaning!

You really have a thing about cleaning!
Forum: The Galley 08-04-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,598
Posted By nauticalnancy
I have one of these toasters. I have always used...

I have one of these toasters. I have always used them for camping too. But I don't like them. I find they either burn the bread or toast very unevenly. Usually we end up with half burnt, half raw...
Forum: The Galley 08-04-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,105
Posted By nauticalnancy
I've seen stainless steel and plastic magnetic...

I've seen stainless steel and plastic magnetic spice jars that can stacked or can be stuck onto the metal strip rack designed for them. Does anyone have these? Do they hold up to the boat...
Forum: The Galley 08-04-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,598
Posted By nauticalnancy
I want a toaster. I miss toast at breakfast when...

I want a toaster. I miss toast at breakfast when cruising. Maybe one of those toaster ovens would work. Does anyone know what they draw?
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 07-28-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,720
Posted By nauticalnancy
Tim The few liveaboards I'm aware of in...

Tim

The few liveaboards I'm aware of in Toronto are in harbours that keep some facilities open year round for them. Sometimes there can be issues. ie pipes freezing. You may find there are times...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 07-26-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,720
Posted By nauticalnancy
Hi Tim I live and sail a bit north of where...

Hi Tim

I live and sail a bit north of where you have been sailing. I know several people that live on sailboats year round in Toronto. It is possible. You will need a bubbler to keep the ice from...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-08-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,952
Posted By nauticalnancy
My husband and I first learned to sail (in 2001)...

My husband and I first learned to sail (in 2001) on dinghys. Everything that happens on a dinghy happens faster than on a keel boat. Small boats are far less forgiving that keel boats and capsizing...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-06-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,952
Posted By nauticalnancy
I agree completely with one exception. Don't...

I agree completely with one exception. Don't consider 1 or 2 but 1 And 2. Both will give you great but different experiences. Both very valuable.

Here in Canada we also have Power Squardron known...
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