Beating in the Caribbean - 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 > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-07-2010
christyleigh's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: North Brookfield, Mass.
Posts: 935
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
christyleigh is on a distinguished road
Beating in the Caribbean

Latitude 38 - 'Lectronic Latitude
__________________
Stan
'Christy Leigh'
NC 331
Wickford/Narragansett Bay RI
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 07-07-2010
FarCry's Avatar
Freedom 39
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: St Thomas USVI
Posts: 962
Thanks: 0
Thanked 20 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 8
FarCry is on a distinguished road
I read the article on another forum and think what happened was awful but glad the man is alive.

When I read your subject header I anticipated a thread about sailing to windward in the Caribbean however.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 07-07-2010
MARC2012's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 7
MARC2012 is on a distinguished road
Like farcry thought same .marc
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 07-07-2010
Faster's Avatar
Just another Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 15,155
Thanks: 83
Thanked 234 Times in 226 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about
That's an awful thing to happen... we've never felt unsafe or threatened in any of the French Islands we've been to. This is something one might be led to watch out for in St Vincent maybe, by recent reports....
__________________
Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 07-07-2010
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 116
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
jcalvinmarks is on a distinguished road
Savages. If they catch them, they should hang them.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 07-07-2010
christyleigh's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: North Brookfield, Mass.
Posts: 935
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
christyleigh is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by FarCry View Post
When I read your subject header I anticipated a thread about sailing to windward in the Caribbean however.
Us Nauticat owners.... who of course are all ..... Gentlemen don't speak of going to windward.........
__________________
Stan
'Christy Leigh'
NC 331
Wickford/Narragansett Bay RI
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 07-07-2010
FarCry's Avatar
Freedom 39
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: St Thomas USVI
Posts: 962
Thanks: 0
Thanked 20 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 8
FarCry is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by christyleigh View Post
Us Nauticat owners.... who of course are all ..... Gentlemen don't speak of going to windward.........
A blasphemous subject header discussing the intrigue of moving a NC the "wrong" way was to too much for me to ignore.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 07-07-2010
TQA's Avatar
TQA TQA is offline
Bombay Explorer 44
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 2,672
Thanks: 0
Thanked 59 Times in 55 Posts
Rep Power: 6
TQA is on a distinguished road
There should be a correction appearing from Latitudes as it appears the incident took place in St Maarten not Martinique.
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 herSailNet 1 06-22-2006 07:48 PM
Provisioning for the Caribbean Kathy Barron Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 08-04-2004 09:00 PM
The Annual Tropical Bash;
Thoughts on Sailing to the Caribbean
John Kretschmer Her Sailnet Articles 0 11-03-2002 08:00 PM
Caribbean Voyaging Overview Mark Matthews Cruising Articles 0 07-09-2002 09:00 PM
Caribbean Piracy SailNet Cruising Articles 0 11-29-2001 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:28 AM.

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.