Crew Wanted - Chicago to New Orleans - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Crew Wanted/Available
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-19-2009
Solo Sailoring ..... :o)
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Aboard my boat S/V Porthos
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Porthos1961 is on a distinguished road
Crew Wanted - Chicago to New Orleans

Would like one or two others to accompany me from Chicago to New Orleans aboard my Chaser 29 sailboat. This trip will be via the Illinois Waterway and the Mississippi River. We will be "mast down" to St. Louis and then stepped from there on down. I expect this trip to take about 3 to 4 weeks depending on weather etc. Please contact me via email at gja411@gmail.com ro text me at 843-441-6316. Approximate departure is Sept. 1,2009 from Crowleys in Chicago. WARNING: THIS IS NOT A LUXURY CRUISE BUT RATHER A WORKING RACING SAILBOAT WITH NO FRILLS ;o)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 08-20-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
nedf is on a distinguished road
I would be interested if you would change your route to the lower half of the Great Circle Route. Cairo up the Ohio to the Tennessee to the Tombiggee to Mobile Bay and the ICW to New Orleans. The lower Mississippi is Not the way to go for a Pleasure craft. Are you gas or diesel power? It really makes a difference between fuel sources and how long the legs are. Done it twice its a great trip.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 08-23-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
dailywarren is on a distinguished road
You know, I'm interested. I live in Kansas City and could hook up in St. Louis for a leg after a few phone conversations to get to know each other. I'm 40, in good shape, no kids and my own business so no problems there. I taught myself to sail on the Lake of the Ozarks and have boated the Missouri River, though never sailed her. And I'm familiar with the book River-Horse and hot dang if I don't just like your idea. My only "payment" would be a sea-time letter from you as captain for my Coast Guard time sheet. Otherwise, shall I call? Besides, I feel lucky: Sept. 1st is my birthday!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 10-20-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
airdog07 is on a distinguished road
to nedf, the Great Circle Route do you need to demast ? is the sailboat with gas engine any problem getting a gas, what is the problem with the other way too much commercial traffic ? , thanks al
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Crew wanted for Tortola/Antigua...Caribbean cjay Learning to Sail 1 06-11-2006 11:25 PM
Crew wanted for Tortola/Antigua...Caribbean cjay Chartering 0 04-18-2006 08:07 PM
2 crew wanted Central America to Australia DarrelTrueman Crew Wanted/Available 0 04-16-2006 04:17 PM
Crew Wanted - Key West to Beaufort, NC - Departing May 7th cjeffreysmall Crew Wanted/Available 0 04-06-2006 07:11 PM
Crew needed in Chicago Frenzy Crew Wanted/Available 4 05-05-2005 02:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:49 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.