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All I Want For Christmas Is ...

Discussion in 'Ask All Sailors' started by AlastairLC, Nov 20, 2018. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. AlastairLC

    AlastairLC

    Joined Jan 2, 2017
    392 posts, 119 likes
    O'Day 322
    US Lake Pleasant
    What are you hoping Santa will bring you (of a nautical nature)?
    I’m shamelessly looking for ideas here. :)
     


  2. kappykaplan

    kappykaplan

    Joined May 1, 2011
    871 posts, 151 likes
    Pearson 37
    US Lusby MD
    New EPIRB
     


  3. dlochner

    dlochner

    Joined Jan 11, 2014
    2,816 posts, 1,205 likes
    Sabre 362
    113 US Fair Haven, NY
    I heard a rumor from Santa that he was bringing my wife a set of blue tooth headphone/intercoms so she won't have to listen to her husband screaming from the foredeck when anchoring or during difficult docking maneuvers.

    He's also bringing her some chocolate from Puna Chocolate. http://www.punachocolate.com
     


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  4. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    7,325 posts, 2,803 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    An EPIRB. MOB1 personal. Maybe a satellite phone like InReach would be nice.
     


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  5. rgranger

    rgranger

    Joined Jan 19, 2010
    5,617 posts, 1,267 likes
    Hunter 26
    US Smith Mountain Lake
    Annual slip fee coupon from the Admiral.
     


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  6. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    7,325 posts, 2,803 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    Now that is a good one.
     


  7. Justin_NSA

    Justin_NSA

    Joined Jul 7, 2004
    5,059 posts, 915 likes
    Hunter 30T
    US Cheney, KS
    New smart bilge pump switch. My float switch doesn't seem to be reliable, and because of its footprint it is mounted in a separate albeit it connected bilge compartment
     


  8. danm1

    danm1

    Joined Oct 5, 2013
    70 posts, 30 likes
    Hunter 34
    US Mamaroneck, NY
    Fair weather April to October in NE. Drought would be good.
     


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  9. Simon Sexton

    Simon Sexton

    Joined Nov 1, 2017
    348 posts, 142 likes
    Catalina 25 Tall Rig
    Valiant US Watergate Marina, Kemah, TX
    A new loose-footed mains'l with a proper cunningham.
     


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  10. Jackdaw

    Jackdaw

    Joined Nov 8, 2010
    9,656 posts, 2,707 likes
    Beneteau First 36.7 & 260
    US Minneapolis MN & Bayfield WI
    RaceGeek D10. Knowledge is power.

    IMG-3233__61807.1503595301.1280.1280.jpg
     


  11. Simon Sexton

    Simon Sexton

    Joined Nov 1, 2017
    348 posts, 142 likes
    Catalina 25 Tall Rig
    Valiant US Watergate Marina, Kemah, TX
    Whoooooaaaaaaahhhhhhh.....NEED....
     


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  12. pateco

    pateco

    Joined Aug 12, 2014
    2,180 posts, 617 likes
    Hunter 31 (1983)
    US Pompano Beach FL


  13. jon hansen

    jon hansen

    Joined May 25, 2012
    1,095 posts, 566 likes
    john alden caravelle 42
    us sturgeon bay, wis
    more henri lloyd gear.
     


  14. Michael Davis

    Michael Davis

    Joined Jan 5, 2017
    812 posts, 359 likes
    Beneteau First 38
    Ca Lyall Harbour Saturna Island
    Continued good health to use the toys I have. But I wouldn't turn down a ...........
     


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  15. isaksp00

    isaksp00

    Joined Apr 27, 2010
    984 posts, 72 likes
    Hunter 23
    US Lake Wallenpaupack
    A Beneteau or Hunter about 38 feet. Well, Santa, brand not really critical - just well equipped, not too old, good shape.
     


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  16. Meriachee

    Meriachee

    Joined Aug 1, 2011
    2,823 posts, 811 likes
    Catalina 270
    CA Wabamun - on the orange ball
    @Justin_NSA , as long as it’s not wifi, so some smart home d*nk can hack it and drain the batteries.
     


  17. dlochner

    dlochner

    Joined Jan 11, 2014
    2,816 posts, 1,205 likes
    Sabre 362
    113 US Fair Haven, NY
    Well that too. Might as well throw in world peace. :)
     


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  18. Daveinet

    Daveinet

    Joined Sep 20, 2014
    924 posts, 170 likes
    Rob Legg RL24
    US Chain O'Lakes


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  19. Ron20324

    Ron20324

    Joined Jan 22, 2008
    6,512 posts, 705 likes
    Beneteau 323
    US Annapolis MD
    Hey, that's my idea of a dream girlfriend!!!
     


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  20. agprice22

    agprice22

    Joined Aug 3, 2012
    2,188 posts, 449 likes
    Performance Cruising Telstar 28
    US Watkins Glen
    LED Highbay lighting and rafter trollies for my new warehouse! Oh, and a 2 ton lift for my boat... and an electric trailer dollie...
     



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