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    spookeaymarine.info Spookeay Bird's Avatar
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    When I am not Cycling, I'm boating.

    How many of us are Boat & Bike Fanatics?

    How hard is it to decide what your weekend will be?

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    spookeaymarine.info Spookeay Bird's Avatar
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    OR if your looking for something funny and boat related. this was another of my favorites short shorts from this past summer.

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    WOW! That's awesome! Of course if I was to get into boating, I would insist on wearing at least this...

    I love pho long time.

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    Shame they don't make floating pick-up trucks for boating down thar.
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    I work for a yacht club as a rowing coach (don't ask, I know it's odd).

    On my weekends I go cycling to escape the water!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonnyHK View Post
    I work for a yacht club as a rowing coach (don't ask, I know it's odd).

    On my weekends I go cycling to escape the water!
    Is there a lot of "junk" in the water around your yacht club?

    :drumroll:.......:cymbals:
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    could have used a Honda floatation device to get home today - lots of localized flooding, and I had to drive 85 miles out of my way to get home!
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    A different kind of boating

    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    spookeaymarine.info Spookeay Bird's Avatar
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    Ahhhh the Quite type boating. Every time i try that it requires a 14" shaft 15 HP Johnson to get me back home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    A different kind of boating

    Good call, I have owned my share of sail boats, great fun. My current water fix, my water "bicycle"

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    I'm in Florida, land of the alligators. I've been told gators like puertorrican meat so, nope... I'll stay on dry land.
    "Hoy es un dia normal, pero yo voy a hacerlo intenso" ~ Juanes

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    I'm completely into boating. I have a 39 Silverton motor yacht configuration that is mostly a floating condo. People on the dock stare at me on the weekends walking down the dock with my cycling clothes.

    I also love sailing and we debated between getting sail or power.

    If money wasn't a factor, I would have a go fast cigarette boat, a sail boat for long range cruising, and a power boat for skiing.

    I suppose my road bike with Zipp wheels is the marine equivalent
    You're just trying to start an argument to show how smart you are.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookeay Bird View Post
    Ahhhh the Quite type boating. Every time i try that it requires a 14" shaft 15 HP Johnson to get me back home.
    If I sail out, I sail in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    If I sail out, I sail in.
    Ya never lost the stick, did ya?

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    http://www.gentrycustomboats.com/Whitehall%20page.html


    I'm building that ^^^^ at the moment.
    I've got the ribs cut out so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    I've got the ribs cut out so far.
    Nice! Keep posting pictures and progress
    You're just trying to start an argument to show how smart you are.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by con View Post
    Ya never lost the stick, did ya?
    Well, I did, in a Lake Michigan squall, once, in a Sharpie. The aluminum mast mast buckled and I had to cut the stays to keep the boat afloat. I sailed it in on the boom, juryrigged as a short mast flying the jib as a mainsail. It wasn't fast, but I made about 2 knots headway. I set the vang end of the boom down in the step well like a sunfish rig and had to reef the jib some on the foot of the sail to accommodate the short stick and rigged a boomless sheet rig. It wasn't efficient, but it worked.
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    I'll post mine again because I'm still excited about it.
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    A palethira of the projects and fun we see here at my shop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    Is there a lot of "junk" in the water around your yacht club?

    :drumroll:.......:cymbals:

    Quite a bit!



    And the occasional log too!

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    Every time I go boating I end up loosing a meal.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Well, I did, in a Lake Michigan squall, once, in a Sharpie. The aluminum mast mast buckled and I had to cut the stays to keep the boat afloat. I sailed it in on the boom, juryrigged as a short mast flying the jib as a mainsail. It wasn't fast, but I made about 2 knots headway. I set the vang end of the boom down in the step well like a sunfish rig and had to reef the jib some on the foot of the sail to accommodate the short stick and rigged a boomless sheet rig. It wasn't efficient, but it worked.
    Well done, I elected to power back..........

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    My dream is a homebuilt 25-30 foot sail boat with a bike rack!

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    The wife and I on our Cal 20, De Nada



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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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