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    Southern Gulf Islands, BC
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    Racing-Cruising
  1. If anyone's interested I've got a Santana 525 that would be a killer R2AK entry. $2000 and you're good to go.
  2. I occasionally crewed on Zeus in SF Bay when Hal Nelson owner her. She was frequently chartered and part of a sailing school briefly. Also crewed on another big Mac and managed to do a leeward broach near Santa Cruz that was pretty epic. Ripped out some of the bulkheads. While they looked a bit like Santa Cruz 50's or even Merlin, at least conceptually, they were much slower and MUCH harder to drive. Sort of like someone looked at Lees boats and tried to draw something similar without having a clue what they were actually doing. I think the only good thing about them was the owner could brag about having a 65' boat and they were pretty cheap. The cabin kind of defines cheap.
  3. Make that Gulf Islands..............Check out the Anarchy Classies..........
  4. Here's the video challenging Ellison - funny stuff! The 2016 launch party was great!
  5. In the late 90's I sailed down the Baja coast on Gitana - a 1970ish aluminum Carter 61 (?). Most of my watch mates became ill from something they ate in Turtle Bay, so I got to drive my entire watches. A treat as she was well mannered, and sweet to drive.
  6. You've been the subject of ridicule on at least two different websites over the past three years. You've been kicked out of a marina, rescued by the Coast Guard, thrown in jail, and generally view by many people as a complete lunatic with no business being anywhere near the water and someone with the building/engineering skills of a child. And only now you're embarrassed because of some obscure joke website off in a far corner of the internet that about five people on the entire planet have seen? How would that possibly embarrass your mother? I'm sure Boston1 can give a more complete mental diagnosis, and I look forward to reading it, but it sounds like you're starting to get pissed at yourself because your project isn't quite measuring up your fantasies. Sounds like maybe mom and the crew are starting to ask some serious questions you can't answer. Maybe it's time to man up and make a few decisions that don't make you look like a compete buffoon like packing up and getting the FH up to the Delta as you have been told multiple times by dozens of people that actually know something about boats. You know very well that the FH isn't going to get anywhere near Hawaii, so stop playing the "You said I can't, so I'll show you" game that some 3 year-old would play. Do right by your mother and show some common sense. For the love of God - don't encourage him - Boston1 has been droning about that shit for months - and it's the same post over and over again. If you enjoy that - go back and reread them, but don't ever ask him to do it again,
  7. I hope you're a better pilot than reporter/photographer.
  8. For you assholes screaming prove it, prove it, you're a sock puppet, no - you're a sockpuppet, etc etc etc. there are 2 possibilities: 1. It is really HR et al, in which case he has no reason to prove anything to you posers given the way he's been treated by many of you yoyos. And FB Doug etc your bleating that you're only trying to help is pathetic ATC. or 2. It isn't HR et al, in which case he is laughing at you getting your shorts in a knot and having a pissing match about who's real and who is not. In either case HR et al are having a good laugh about it and you guys are the butt of the joke.
  9. What kind of plywood did they use?
  10. WTF are you talking about? Sausalito? Those "floating shitholes" are probably worth more than your gross earnings for the next 50 years. I'm guessing you haven't spent much time on Richardsons Bay. Most of the anchor-outs are barely afloat and every winter storm dumps a few of them on the shores of Tiburon. Most of them are old woodies or Coronado 25's etc.
  11. Someone deserves just a little credit here - pulling that thing up Raccoon Straits with a little shitbox ski boat takes balls if nothing else. And had the shitbox died, it would have been a colossal mess all over the shores of Tiburon. I wouldn't have bet on them making it - but like everyone else I've underestimated this gang for awhile now. Don't think their stay in Sausalito will be either long nor pleasant - if they thought they were being harassed near LL, they ain't seen nothing yet. Smitty's should do OK though. HR's family will likely blend in well with some of the other anchor outs.
  12. What a fucking hero!! As if this guy hasn't got enough problems - All the brave SA-ers poke him and prod him til he says he's going to kick someones ass - and this loser calls the cops. Unreal!
  13. Anybody called him a "Grifter" yet? Okay - here's what I don't get. Hot Rod has built a really crappy boat - few but Hot Rod will argue that, and not very succinctly at that. But why the pissing match to see who is the biggest asshole. Sloop jon B from Vancouver claims to be a sailor yet spends am entire summer weekend on the computer disparaging someone he doesn't know. Silent Bob thinks its useful to add jokes about black people on welfare to the discussion. Boston1 (along with lots of others) spends days boosting his self esteem by putting down anyone who has anything to do with FH. Most of the shit you guys are laughing at - the welfare, living off the gubment, etc is crap you have forgotten that you made up and now accept as fact. Yeah, his boat is going to break up, but I'll say this for him - I don't think he's the kind of guy that would spend hour after hour sitting at a computer making fun of others efforts, however misguided. Fucked up as it may be - he's got a life. Not so sure about some of you. If you knew anything about my personal circumstances you might understand instead of assuming I am stuck in my mothers basement on the net. I also notice that you are here so????? I know nothing of your personal circumstances, only your unnecessary personal attacks. And FWIW while you were hammering on Hot Rod and family in Mom's basement all weekend, I was sailing with my kid. But I do like to read about this train wreck in the evening if my personal circumstances permit.
  14. Anybody called him a "Grifter" yet? Okay - here's what I don't get. Hot Rod has built a really crappy boat - few but Hot Rod will argue that, and not very succinctly at that. But why the pissing match to see who is the biggest asshole. Sloop jon B from Vancouver claims to be a sailor yet spends am entire summer weekend on the computer disparaging someone he doesn't know. Silent Bob thinks its useful to add jokes about black people on welfare to the discussion. Boston1 (along with lots of others) spends days boosting his self esteem by putting down anyone who has anything to do with FH. Most of the shit you guys are laughing at - the welfare, living off the gubment, etc is crap you have forgotten that you made up and now accept as fact. Yeah, his boat is going to break up, but I'll say this for him - I don't think he's the kind of guy that would spend hour after hour sitting at a computer making fun of others efforts, however misguided. Fucked up as it may be - he's got a life. Not so sure about some of you. Do you know why black men smell bad? So blind people can hate them too! STFU! I rest my case.
  15. Anybody called him a "Grifter" yet? Okay - here's what I don't get. Hot Rod has built a really crappy boat - few but Hot Rod will argue that, and not very succinctly at that. But why the pissing match to see who is the biggest asshole. Sloop jon B from Vancouver claims to be a sailor yet spends am entire summer weekend on the computer disparaging someone he doesn't know. Silent Bob thinks its useful to add jokes about black people on welfare to the discussion. Boston1 (along with lots of others) spends days boosting his self esteem by putting down anyone who has anything to do with FH. Most of the shit you guys are laughing at - the welfare, living off the gubment, etc is crap you have forgotten that you made up and now accept as fact. Yeah, his boat is going to break up, but I'll say this for him - I don't think he's the kind of guy that would spend hour after hour sitting at a computer making fun of others efforts, however misguided. Fucked up as it may be - he's got a life. Not so sure about some of you.