Kris Cringle

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  1. Kris Cringle

    What would you do?

    https://www.pressherald.com/2019/01/09/camden-charter-boat-acquitted-in-seamans-manslaughter-case/?utm_medium=webpush&utm_source=browser&utm_campaign=pushnotifications
  2. Kris Cringle

    What would you do?

    I believe the captain has just been exonerated in court.
  3. Kris Cringle

    Show your boat sailing thread

    Right, the exteriors are fading nickel (chrome) on bronze. The red throats are Rustoleum oil enamel which I use for boot top and cove stripe. Yacht quality and Hardware quality are not far apart, maybe a foot or two.
  4. Kris Cringle

    Show your boat sailing thread

    3 sails again on a Drascombe yawl(?)
  5. Kris Cringle

    What would you do?

    I'd like to think I would try to save the guy,... I know the boat and of the captain, as it/he are local. I've never heard anything disparaging about the guy. I like his boat. When I got the initial info on the story (local news), my first thought was; this sounds like a case of mental illness happening in a dangerous situation. I doubt that ever goes well. I don't know a lot about mental illness but I may know enough to recognize it. If you don't recognize it, you will react differently, I think.
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    Girl with patreon account goes sailing in hot place

    Thanks, Ajax. I just found it and it is great footage. Soothing sounds, gentle winds, sailing motion. Stuff like this is great background at times in our house. But I like the combination of good footage, good commentary, interesting place, sailing, etc. Oddly, I first googled: eye in hand youtube, and I got the sailing vlogs that are popular. "Who needs clothes on a private island?" with a backside pic of a woman. Sailing? Do you need to click the thumb to know the answer is no? I don't. I have to get more creative on my youtube search bar.
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    Show your boat sailing thread

    Trimming 3 sails.
  8. Kris Cringle

    Girl with patreon account goes sailing in hot place

    Our son gave us our first large-ish screen LED for Xmas. With he and his sister, we enjoyed Dylan's Tay video's together over the holidays. I also watch the Classic Boat series, interesting boats, good stories. I've watched a few other 'Sailing vlogs' (zzzz), but what comes up in the field for 'sailing' looks so uninteresting. I'm a sailor, most that do sailing vlogs, are not. How do you find interesting sailing vlogs on Youtube? We've become adept at weeding out the chafe in travel videos and found some (it's work), very interesting informative, well done pieces. I'm not a relic (I've been binging Game of Thrones - good yarn), but the mass of sailing vlogs on Youtube, are phony. I want sailing or something at least vaguely related to the world. As a sailing family the 4 of us can enjoy sailing works, if reasonably done. Why does everyone think they have something interesting to say on Youtube? People are interesting, boats - water - sailing are all interesting. There are so many interesting stories out there. How is it possible so many un-interesting sailing vlogs exist?
  9. Kris Cringle

    Show your boat not sailing

    Close to Seal. Pulpit Harbor, Cabot Cove (aka Ministers Cove) just past the pulpit to the south. I took this shot the same morning. You could hear the Guilllemot's wake.
  10. Kris Cringle

    Show your boat not sailing

    60 seconds of not sailing at 6:00am on a September morning.
  11. Kris Cringle

    FREE TIX to the Opera in Paris - dec 23rd

    Wish I was there, today!
  12. Kris Cringle

    Merry Christmas to all the Anoraks

    Buildings this old are hard to comprehend for me in our 'young' place. It's the stone of course. You can go to ruin with stone walls. The roof drops and turns to soil as the walls, even the tall gables remain intact. Then it can sit for a century or so and somebody to reclaim it with another wooden roof structure. Or maintain the ruin with a little pointing every 50 years or so. Amazing really the qualities of stone and mortar. I'm in awe having built no more than a fireplace or two, with cinder blocks. Then there are your stone roofs, jesus wept! What Makita tools would I use to do that? I've restored a handful of old homes in my neighborhood. About 1850 was a boom time. My house that I restored was built about that time. And like the others I've torn into, this house was built with the parts of a smaller house (note the old rafters and collar ties used between 'new' members cut in 1850), that they tore down likely in the same spot or nearby. Old beam I found in another nearby house that was recycled in 1850. No idea where or what it came from. Once the roof goes on a wooden carcass house, it's history is lost in a few decades. We have no ruins, only compost.
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    Merry Christmas to all the Anoraks

    Thank you, Ed. What a treat to burn the better part of an hour this morning with your fine piece. Having been to Ireland for only a week, you filled some of the huge wonder of what I didn't see. The sea permeates that coast. A piece of lead window flashing in Kinsale. Here, you're lucky to get a crease in a piece of aluminum.
  14. Kris Cringle

    onboard coffee??

    Are these hand grinders quiet? I realize reading this thread that my love of coffee onboard has more to do with the peace and quiet of dawn. We rarely wake up on the water, near a road or any typical 'home' sound. And I'm the lone riser and coffee drinker so it is personal time (I share it, equally, with the dog). The sound of a machine - any machine - at dawn on the water, would be blasphemy, at least in my cockpit.
  15. Kris Cringle

    onboard coffee??

    Espresso, neat, nothing added.