Almost a boat tramp! (1 Viewer)

Shawn Lamora

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I have spent the majority of my life riding trains, hitching and rubber tramping cross country, Now I finally aquired a boat.

I will be launching my 40ft cutter this spring, hoping to find other dirty crusty travellers and perhaps form a flotilla of sorts.

If you live on the fringe of soceity and own a sailboat please join my fail page on face book.

It is called Dirty Kid Armada
 
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Ahoi !! I personally dont do faceborg. For others who are like me in regards to FB where is the boat? Your profile says North Dakota? Im hoping your boat is located some where near an ocean & not inland? Do you have any sailing experience? Blue Water? Are you seeking people to help you fix up & rig up your "cutter" in exchange for traveling around on her? Or just looking for others with boats to form your Dirty Kid Armada?

I think @creature is interested in some blue water sailing & was thinking of buying a boat. Who know maybe him or others from STP would be down to rig up & provision your boat with you to be part of. I haven't heard from him in some months & last heard he was trying to earn cash while doing different construction gigs out west<

Welcome to STP & feel free to contribute here as well as your FB page. We have lots of people who are boat punk or participated in just such projects before.::eyepatch::
 
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Sirius07

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I'm looking for a 30'-38' sailboat to live aboard. It would be cool to travel with others. Let's see where this goes.........
 

Seeds21

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Feel free to pm me any rigging questions if needed i live on a 36ft cutter. Highly recomend getting a large cqr type anchor ie 35 pounds to 50 the hinge alone will save your ass in a storm when the wind direction shifts in some cases its as good as a mooring
 

Sirius07

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Feel free to pm me any rigging questions if needed i live on a 36ft cutter. Highly recomend getting a large cqr type anchor ie 35 pounds to 50 the hinge alone will save your ass in a storm when the wind direction shifts in some cases its as good as a mooring
Right on! I'll take any advice I can get. I'm not getting much love from my folks about living on a boat. Negative nancis trying to talk me out of it. Every little bit of dialog helps.
 

Sirius07

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Feel free to pm me any rigging questions if needed i live on a 36ft cutter. Highly recomend getting a large cqr type anchor ie 35 pounds to 50 the hinge alone will save your ass in a storm when the wind direction shifts in some cases its as good as a mooring
I have a rigging question
How difficult is it to convert a sail boat to a single handed sailboat. Where all the lines meet in the cockpit. Also is self steering setup super expensive?
 

Sirius07

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I have a rigging question
How difficult is it to convert a sail boat to a single handed sailboat. Where all the lines meet in the cockpit. Also is self steering setup super expensive?
Like I said I don't have a boat yet but doing Hella research
 

Driftwoodbnsf

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Like I said I don't have a boat yet but doing Hella research
I'm no expert on rigging but I know that for single handed sailing you want a boat that has roller furling. With it you can roll the sails up from the cockpit without having to leave the tiller and man handle them. Also, self steering is good in light winds, but not strong enough in heavy weather. I'm not sure what it costs though.
 

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folks who know me have my #.
def down.

pm me.

a lot of good boat posts, lately..

waiting to see what my grub is like.

hit me up, or i will you..

thanks highwayman (aka kev) for the ref.

def down!!!

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