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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 12-15-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,727
Posted By Slowpoke
I was wondering how these YouTubers fund their...

I was wondering how these YouTubers fund their boating trips?They certainly put a lot of work into creating and editing their episodes. Wonder what the write off options are for them. (It also helps...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,917
Posted By Slowpoke
We owned a 2005 PDQ MV34 for 6 years and loved...

We owned a 2005 PDQ MV34 for 6 years and loved that boat. Great handing boat especially around the docks.with the wide beam spaced inboards. You can spin this boat in its own length (no need for...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 04-27-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,534
Posted By Slowpoke
Amazing vessel and terrific website. Good luck...

Amazing vessel and terrific website. Good luck with your sale sir, she is a hard core beauty!
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,427
Posted By Slowpoke
Yes, if you donít have adequate sea time you can...

Yes, if you donít have adequate sea time you can take the class and renew. My renewal is coming up but I havenít worked with my license in about a year and donít plan on doing so in the near future....
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,534
Posted By Slowpoke
Sounds like the OP has never done the ICW before....

Sounds like the OP has never done the ICW before. I personally enjoy the natural beauty of the GA marsh. Lots of birds and nature.....take it all in if you have the time. Enjoy the Journey.
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Slowpoke
Old School Depth Sounder

Anyone ever use the Nantucket Sounder? I was going thru my equipment recently and remembered I had this thing. Coming down the Chesapeake a few years back my Raymarine transducer died and this old...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 01-28-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Slowpoke
I hear you regarding the DC commute. Plenty of...

I hear you regarding the DC commute. Plenty of folks deal with lengthy commutes around here everyday. And yes, in rush hour that time would be longer. Lots of people live in bedroom communities...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 01-26-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Slowpoke
You mention ďDC AreaĒ, if you donít need to dock...

You mention ďDC AreaĒ, if you donít need to dock your boat in DC, Annapolis has great options. It can be less expensive, better cruising options and the commute is approx 45 minutes +- to the city....
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 01-25-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Slowpoke
Daddyo, check out the Capitol Yacht Club. Stayed...

Daddyo, check out the Capitol Yacht Club. Stayed there some years ago, they did have quite a few live aboards at the time. Good location for all things Downtown. Good luck.
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-18-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,686
Posted By Slowpoke
USCG Hang in there...

A family member who is active USCG is staying positive and maintaining his sense of humor despite his lack of pay. He sent me this so I thought I would share. Not a political post, just some levity.
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,097
Posted By Slowpoke
XM Radio Antenna

XM Radio Antenna
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Slowpoke
Favorite Weather App

Whatís your current ďGo ToĒ app for Weather both Marine and or Land? My old app (Storm) changed for the worse and I am looking for a new one. Thoughts?
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,081
Posted By Slowpoke
If I was in the market for a Powercat in that...

If I was in the market for a Powercat in that size range, I would check out the PDQ41. I was able to help in a delivery once and I was very impressed with layout and the ride in some snotty...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,003
Posted By Slowpoke
Today in Baltimore at 1312 the water level was...

Today in Baltimore at 1312 the water level was observed at -3.58 feet below the average low tide. Which is now the lowest observed tide relative to average low tide since November 21st, 1989. Blowing...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Slowpoke
We made this trip a few years ago. Scenic and...

We made this trip a few years ago. Scenic and beautiful. Funny, I was born in DC and lived in the area. Took my boat and I was a tourist in my own town. Also stayed at Capital Yacht Club and had a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,247
Posted By Slowpoke
Roger & Mary, the only thing I would say is that...

Roger & Mary, the only thing I would say is that there is no place on Delaware Bay worth stopping. Heading North from the Chesapeake I would add Cape May the the list as we always enjoy stopping...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 08-25-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
For Sale: Ocean Alexander 38
Views: 3,309
Posted By Slowpoke
David, I owned a PDQ for 6 years and they are...

David, I owned a PDQ for 6 years and they are great boats however, you mentioned being a "big guy". Just a couple thoughts. Every place on the boat requires multiple steps to get to the many...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By Slowpoke
I had the Sirius Weather for years on my Garmin...

I had the Sirius Weather for years on my Garmin system. My cruising was Coastal and I also realized that my Smart Phone did the trick at no additional expense so I dropped the Sirius Subscription. It...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,113
Posted By Slowpoke
No worries....It will "Buff" out.....

No worries....It will "Buff" out.....
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-14-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By Slowpoke
Distant Star, so sorry for your loss...

Distant Star, so sorry for your loss...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By Slowpoke
Was your boat recently delivered to you or your...

Was your boat recently delivered to you or your broker from a smuggler?
HVAC units are a great place to hide "stuff".....:socool: I would suggest you start pulling the flex ducts apart and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,528
Posted By Slowpoke
Here is the latest video from the Captain and...

Here is the latest video from the Captain and Cruise Dirctor of the Ship. Blame it on the Weather???

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Jo0SLwupq10
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-28-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 47,187
Posted By Slowpoke
My friend left Virginia Beach on Monday heading...

My friend left Virginia Beach on Monday heading to Fla. He said that there is a lot of Debris and Logs in the Waterway currently so "Heads Up". Have a great trip.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-05-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,793
Posted By Slowpoke
The quickest way to turn a great hobby into a...

The quickest way to turn a great hobby into a nightmare is to make it a business. (Just my opinion).
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,501
Posted By Slowpoke
A Welder friend of mine went to the local Office...

A Welder friend of mine went to the local Office Depot, purchased a "Office Desk Chair" and welded up the chair to the mount bracket of his boat. Looked real nice and at a mere fraction of those high...
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