Very well said, I am so sorry for your loss. Somehow the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. I am sure he was equally proud of you. What amazing and beautiful memories you will carry. thank you for sharing.
We have a 15# Lhasa and at 10 weeks he jumped over the companionway door and fell down the 5-6 steps and only once have I seen him run up the steps to the cockpit. To be honest I'd rather carry him. The last thing I need is an independent dog at my feet in bad conditions.
There isn’t a sailer on this sight that hasn’t benefited from his knowledge. He has been an asset to all of us. Prayers and positive thoughts that he recovers to rejoin our community. To reiterate what Dave said, I came to sailing in 2007 with no experience. This sight and Rodd personally are...
True but it is impressive and gives a sense of security that wouldn’t be there otherwise. You still have to prepare as any prudent mariner would.
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We lucked out as it hit RI. We were east of the center and had a non event. Winds steady at 20 kts with gusts of 38 kts. We’re behind a hurricane barrier and wind direction kept the sea state and surge reasonable. I think the folks in RI, CT and NY had it worse.
I built my own battery box for six GC batteries. Just be sure to epoxy the inside of the box so it can contain any acid spills. I fiberglassed the inside for strength and epoxied the inside and outside to seal the wood from moisture. Then I brought it to a truck shop to have it Rhino Lined per...
I read a post on the cruising forum and it looks like Dawn and I assume Joy are not good for the aquatic life.
worth the read. Seems like everything we do from our bottom paints to our soaps and our sun screens are damaging the...