Harness Attache Point?

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Re: Harness Attache Point?

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Ixneigh wrote: Sun Jan 15, 2023 2:36 pm Re harness snaphooks: carry a knife.
Re flying a spinnaker off an M: are you nuts? :D :D

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Yeah, a knife would do the trick if you could get to it and use it without dropping it.

The spinnaker would have been great if the wind hadn't picked up while we were getting it rigged. When we were ready, it was getting a tad sporty.

But, yes. I am completely nuts. :)
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But, yes. I am completely nuts. :)
Now you tell us :!:
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Ah I see starting with #1 Fleet Admiral ( 5 Stars) (MIL) , #2 Admiral ( 4 Stars) (Wife), #3 Vice Admiral (3 Stars) ( #1 Daughter), #4 Rear Admiral (2 Stars) ( #2 Daughter) , #5 Rear Admiral (lower Half) ( 1 Star ) ( #3 Daughter ) , Seeing u r unlikely to b able to b trusted to do anything right as far as the Captains Dutie,s r concerned they have all but certain seeing over these Dutie,s by them selfs leaving u with the (Rank of Commodore) witch now is an honorary title. so I hear now appoint U , Chief Cook / Dish Washer & Sanitory Engineer, U,ll also b in charge of all logistics :D , just so as u know I have all the same titles & rank u do when my daughters come on board ! :D :D :D . But when I sail solo which I do most of the time I rule the Roost :P or should I say Ship :)
DiD U get one of these to wear so as they know where u r at all times the three little bells do sound so cute :?


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I’m pretty sure my wife just ordered one. :D
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Jimmyt wrote: Wed Jan 18, 2023 5:52 am
But, yes. I am completely nuts. :)
Me too!
Some day I hope to be rich enough to be "eccentric". 8)
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You own a sailboat. You’re making it difficult on yourself to get there :D
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So one day on my first boat, I was sailing with a friend that’s back when I had such things. We were running wing on wing nicely and said friend for some reason gets up on the cabin top and I was just about to say something when the boom sweeps him clear off the deck, but he managed to hang onto to boom amazingly and was dangling in the water. In seconds the next gybe slams him into the side of the boat where he manages to climb back up. No one said a word.

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Ixneigh wrote: Fri Jan 27, 2023 11:35 pm So one day on my first boat, I was sailing with a friend that’s back when I had such things. We were running wing on wing nicely and said friend for some reason gets up on the cabin top and I was just about to say something when the boom sweeps him clear off the deck, but he managed to hang onto to boom amazingly and was dangling in the water. In seconds the next gybe slams him into the side of the boat where he manages to climb back up. No one said a word.

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:D :D :D But, did he spill his beer?
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If he had one, he wouldn’t have! We were lucky it was a mild day with winds just a bit too strong to actually just stop the boom and hold it. Preventers are always recommended.

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The ‘Crazy Englishman’ and his world smallest sailboat are having Atlantic Sea Trials!



The link above is the YouTube of his latest exploits.
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That thing doesn't appear to be designed to sail very well. Does he ever indicate what speed he's able to make under sail? The thing moves more like a buoy than a boat. I really wish him luck.

Where does he attach the harness?
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Its not the length of the boat its the motion of the ocean that propels it....
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Hull Speed Formula
Theoretical displacement hull speed is calculated by the formula: velocity in knots = 1.35 x the square root of the waterline length in feet.
Where do I plug in the value for ocean motion? :D
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Jimmyt wrote: Wed Mar 22, 2023 5:59 pm Where does he attach the harness?
Way to bring it back on topic. 8)
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Re: Harness Attache Point?

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:D :D :o :o :| :| I sure hope that crazy Englishman has a five point harness to strap his carcass in place so he’s not beat to a pulp in the first choppy day…never mind in a real storm!!! :D :D :o :o :| :|

:D :D Wing…wang…wham…bang…zig…zag…thumppy-thumppy. He’s gonna get shaken like a Tom Cruise cocktail on a Summer Saturday night! :D :D
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