Guitar under full sail?

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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by Tim W » Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:29 pm

I kept myn1968 Contreras onboard for many years and many thousands of miles. It survived Caribbean summer heat, New England winters, and everything in between. It got banged around a lot in its case, banged around some maneuvering in the tight confines below and it caught a little spray. The finish is crazed, there are dings everywhere, but it was worth it to be able to take it out and play at anchor on a stormy night or in the cockpit on a sunny passage. If you like to play guitar, the pleasure you will get out of playing on a boat will far outweigh the pain. If I'd had a beater, I might have taken it, but probably not. It's just a tool, and meant to be used in the service of making music. Take it with you.

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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by Andrew Fryer » Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:35 pm

Forget about plastic ukes - the recently issued Makala Watermans are pretty awful. Get a cheap wooden one.
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by ddray » Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:04 am

Rick Beauregard wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:15 pm
Lots of sailors aboard here at Delcamp! :titanic:
OK first, if the boat is tricked out for racing you should have no guitar, no head, no water, no beer, no stove, no cushions no extra weight of any kind. If you’re a serious racer that is.
And the mega yacht: why just a guitar? Bring the string quartet and the baby grand.

Of course you could multitask.
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Eeeew...a steel-string Martin something or other?? The servants wouldn't even be caught dead in such.
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by Andrew Fryer » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:21 am

I think I saw an upright piano on a 60' yacht in a magazine once. This guy could probably use a uke.
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by Rognvald » Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:02 pm

If I misunderstood Simonm"s post, then I graciously apologize. However, for those who read my post, I initially stated: "Did the English not translate well or did you call a 9-12 meter monohull sailboat "plebian?" I'm certain any reasonable person who read my post would understand my initial disclaimer. . . however, the keyword to understanding my statement is that you are, indeed, a "reasonable person." Playing again . . . in humble contrition . . . Rognvald
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by magie » Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:42 pm

Andrew Fryer wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:21 am
This guy could probably use a uke.
THIS looks more like a jaw harp being the appropriate instrument :lol:

.. or a pan flute ... could use the inside of the dryer (?) as an amplifier ... :wink:
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by David Gutowski » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:21 am

Easy! Get yourself a Washburn Rover. Small enough to store anywhere and has a full neck so you can practice scales/cords, keep the fingers flexible and practice new pieces.
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by David Gutowski » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:22 am

Andrew Fryer wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:21 am
I think I saw an upright piano on a 60' yacht in a magazine once. This guy could probably use a uke.
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Is that a potty on the back of his boat?
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by Andrew Fryer » Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:36 am

David Gutowski wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:22 am
Is that a potty on the back of his boat?
It looks like it, doesn't it. It's in fact a glass or perspex dome so he can see out when the lid's screwed down. Google 42" yacht and similar and you can see stories and photos.
There you go: http://www.yachtingworld.com/extraordin ... tic-107559
How he'll fit a month's worth of food and water in there, I don't know.
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Re: Guitar under full sail?

Post by David Gutowski » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:29 am

Andrew Fryer wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:36 am
David Gutowski wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:22 am
Is that a potty on the back of his boat?
It looks like it, doesn't it. It's in fact a glass or perspex dome so he can see out when the lid's screwed down. Google 42" yacht and similar and you can see stories and photos.
There you go: http://www.yachtingworld.com/extraordin ... tic-107559
How he'll fit a month's worth of food and water in there, I don't know.
Thanks Andrew...I've got to learn how to post an address...and I'll check out the site.
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