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mybe you changhai a wineo down on front st.try hemingways
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I sailed (both raced and cruised) a C&C37+ for 10 years and did a few off-shore races. I would not consider that boat a serious off-shore boat. By sparten do you mean no radar, no lfe raft, no weather routing, no dodger? What is the skipper's experience on the boat on far off-shore sailing? You do know that you will probably experience strong fronts aabout every 3-5 days that time of year. At this moment here in Sint maarten we are experiencing the Christmas winds over 30kts with 15 ft seas. That C&C will pound hard enough to loosen your dental fillings.
I start liking it, first it the sewingknot, who most like got to the end of his booze and trolls before falling into deep sleep, second comes the no-power-EPRIB-heli-rescue-kid who likes sewing (and sewing likes him back), and then the expert.

Yes special delivery, I agree, she is not Tayana 37 or other full keels I sailed Atlantic and Baltic on, but she can manage without radar and without routing. There is Navtex and plotter and spare and another spare. There is no dodger but a small bimini. There is no locking cabin, if you have sailed for more than 10 years on the R, you should know that and that there is no leather either.

However, there is ability and there are skills here, and while she will not point 35 degrees in 35 knots, she will get me where I want.

Please - those WHO ARE WILLING TO CREW respond to this post.

I am willing to sail and not waste time responding to trolls or "seawolves".
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mybe you changhai a wineo down on front st.try hemingways
Give me you lat long, I will send a bottle of cheapest wine, 100% at my cost.
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I start liking it, first it the sewingknot, who most like got to the end of his booze and trolls before falling into deep sleep, second comes the no-power-EPRIB-heli-rescue-kid who likes sewing (and sewing likes him back), and then the expert.

Yes special delivery, I agree, she is not Tayana 37 or other full keels I sailed Atlantic and Baltic on, but she can manage without radar and without routing. There is Navtex and plotter and spare and another spare. There is no dodger but a small bimini. There is no locking cabin, if you have sailed for more than 10 years on the R, you should know that and that there is no leather either.

However, there is ability and there are skills here, and while she will not point 35 degrees in 35 knots, she will get me where I want.

Please - those WHO ARE WILLING TO CREW respond to this post.

I am willing to sail and not waste time responding to trolls or "seawolves".
With the courtesy, consideration and charm you have exhibited in your posts I am shocked there are not scores of seasoned sailors lined up to join you on this trip. Hopefully you'll keep us posted on your progress...just for the entertainment value.
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With the courtesy, consideration and charm you have exhibited in your posts I am shocked there are not scores of seasoned sailors lined up to join you on this trip. Hopefully you'll keep us posted on your progress...just for the entertainment value.
If you are one, seawingknot is other, EPIRB-rescue-kid next - oh my.

I would be more than entertained, as I am now.

As soon as you "seasoned" sailors saw my post - YOU FAILED TO READ IT and ADDRESS IT, instead you chose to somehow discredit it and attack it.

You are for sure GOOD sailors and GOOD people.
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why do you need a crew,can't you drown by yourself
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This seems to have gone south, and not in the good way. I'm not available for crew, but I wish you well. It does help if you list your experience and the boat's equipment. I found good crew on this site, but I had three months lead time to interview them. There are other sailing and cruising forums too, one on yahoo, and cruisers. net (I think). This is a good forum, though sometimes contrary. Good luck. -John
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why do you need a crew,can't you drown by yourself
sawingknots: I would tell you to duck the duck off, but you seem to be ducked off so deeply, that it will not change your position for one single inch.

You are who you are, and it shows.
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This seems to have gone south, and not in the good way. I'm not available for crew, but I wish you well. It does help if you list your experience and the boat's equipment. I found good crew on this site, but I had three months lead time to interview them. There are other sailing and cruising forums too, one on yahoo, and cruisers. net (I think). This is a good forum, though sometimes contrary. Good luck. -John
Thank you for your post WanderingStar, so far this is the only one here that gets to the point and makes sense.

I am surprised that this forum allows someone like that cohort of those two "able seamen", of which one seems to be permanently drunk, and other permanently scared (he wants to set off EPIRB when power is gone and he removed his post with my name, profession and the name of my boat he found on internet) to post.

I will gladly share equipment with those who are interested in this passage. As I stated, she is not a heavy cruiser with full enclosed cockpit and two autopilots. But, I am not offering this trip to and asking for participation of those who expect more than plain sailing.

Thanks for your post.

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Is the crew permitted to exercise their 2nd A. rights by carrying a concealed handgun onboard, purely for self-defense purposes, if they are properly licensed?

Would using a sea buoy for target practice with said handgun be grounds for explusion?

What is your policy on an attempted mutiny? Could the mutineers continue to serve as crew if the mutiny proves to be unsuccessful?

Will you accept a crew member with a prescription for medical marijuana? Once the boat is in international water, would you be opposed to the crew sharing prescription medicines while seated on the windward rail?

Will the crew's bags be searched before boarding?

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