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  1. timebandit

    Just for FUN

    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/volvooceanrace/interactives/sailing/index.html Don't speed to much time here!!!!!
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    Pulling Up the Ramp with a FWD

    I have a chance to get an Ford Edge and I am worried that it might not get the 25 up the ramp being that it is front wheel drive. Any information or advice??
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    Just some sites for the new and old

    I was cleaning out my favorites, you know the ones that do not exist any more and ran across this one. It has some info for the new mac owners. I am sure others have some sites as well. http://www.ne-ts.com/mac/bb/bb-999boatinfo.html
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    Bad Light

    :eek:Coast Guard Warns Boaters of Improper Nav Light posted: 6/12/2013 By: Log News Service WASHINGTON, D.C. (LOG NEWS SERVICE) -- A navigation light that is not -- in other words, what the Coast Guard calls an inappropriate navigation light -- is being marketed nationally...
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    Ideas from the boat show

    Just a couple of things from the show Small to large table with just a few flips. Serving tray or turn it upside down for a cutting board. When stored takes up little room
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    Minneys Parking Lot Sale

    If you live within 100 miles of Costa Mesa You migh want to go.:dance: 1500 Newport Blvd. Sunday June 3 2012. DAYLIGHT to NOON!:eek::eek::eek: It is like a swap meet where sailors bring stuff to sell so bring cash and horse trading skills.:dance: Take your want list along with a tape...
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    Motor steering from tiller

    If you have a 25 style motor mount and rudder you may be interested. I have looked at a lot of different ways to do this and this seems to be easy and inexpensive. Rudder/Motor Steering System designed by Arlyn Stewart Select this link to see my modified final design. Although most people...
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    Another Macgregor Sinks?

    Athough the article did not mention the boat type it must have been a Macgregor. Why? Everyone knows that only Macgregor sail boats sink, either because they are unsafe and cheap or the skipper is inept and tried to sail it in the ocean...
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    Butane in cold weather

    I have a question for those who use those cute single bunner butane stoves. Does the butane work below freezing? I read somewhere that it wont .
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    New Tide App

    Check this out--- http://www.chronglobal.com/
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    Bored?

    Are you bored? Wanna be a better sailor? Winter got your boat land locked? Just wanna have some fun? Try this-- http://www.nationalgeographic.com/volvooceanrace/interactives/sailing/index.html
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    Quick and Easy

    Just something th make you say, HUM:doh: I am sure most of us have seen things that make us wonder why didn't I think of that. And there are thing that we do that we don't even think about that could make sailing easier for the new and old. So speak up...
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    Checklist

    I found this list here in the info section and had not seen it before so I thought some might find it interesting. http://macgregor.sailboatowners.com/index.php?option=com_kb&Itemid=256&cat_id=155&aid=7961&page=article&mn=25
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    Move that outboard motor

    :)Just something I found that I thought some could use. No, I have no interest. http://outboardengineskate.com/
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    Yard Sale

    June 18 Yard Sail to Support Community Sailing ProgramsWednesday, June 15, 2011 12:00:00 AMLast updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 11:03:00 AMLONG BEACH -- US Sailing Center of Long Beach is hosting its annual Boats and Marine Gear Yard Sail Saturday, June 18 -- from 6 a.m. to noon. Proceeds from...
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    Here come the Feds

    Feds Impose Mandatory Life Jacket Requirements on California LakeBy: Log News Service | Wednesday, June 08, 2011 3:21:00 PMLast updated: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 3:21:00 PMSACRAMENTO (LOG NEWS SERVICE) -- As part of a multi-year study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a mandatory life jacket...
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    New parts for old mac's

    New post on another site if your boat has an aluminum /rubber rubrail you can (carefully), pull out the rubber and unscrew the aluminum pieces. then you can probably cut the deck off with a sabresaw. obviously this is getting into a major rebuild and should only be done indoors.
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    Winter Withdrawal Sites

    I know it has been in the 80's here in Southern California this last week but still I have winter withdrawals.:doh: I have some sites that I like to go to remind me what sailing is all about and how to do it.:dance: I like this one http://www.youtube.com/user/ppconsultant I'm sure there...
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    Interesting Concept

    I don't have any interest in this company or anything but I can think of at least 5 things to use this for http://v-lock.com/
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    Schock boats sold

    Corona-Based W.D. Schock Corp. SoldBy: The Log Staff Reports | Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:23:00 PMLast updated: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 4:23:00 PMCORONA -- Sailboat builders Tom and Jane Schock announced the sale of W. D. Schock Corp. to Alexander Vucelic von Raduboj, effective Jan. 1...