Don''t know much - 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 05-28-2003
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
angie80 is on a distinguished road
Don''''t know much

i was wondering what kinda boat do I need to go from America to china? Is there any regulations? can anyone recommend size or boat kind please. Do you Know do I need a passport? or what do I need?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 06-02-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 339
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 12
jbanta is on a distinguished road
Don''''t know much

Sounds to me like you need to spend a few hours sailing before you attempt a trip like you are talking about. And stay here and read to learn too. You will find out there are alot of GOOD boats on the market that can handle such a trip the thing is right now it doesn''t sound like YOU can handle it. There is alot more to a trip like that than having the right boat. Most of all you need the right information funtioning with your Gray matter computer.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 06-04-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 360
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
928frenzy is on a distinguished road
Don''''t know much

The last time I checked, the USA had not yet annexed every country on the planet. So at the very least, expect to be asked for your passport whenever you travel abroad.

With regard to what else you''ll need, contact the US State Department, the Embassy of China, and the embassy of any other country you think you''ll want to visit.

As far as the size and type of boat, the answer will depend on your: sailing ability, financial resources, living requirements, and your luck or lack thereof. ;^)

~ Happy sails to you ~ _/) ~
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 06-04-2003
msl msl is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 184
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
msl is on a distinguished road
Don''''t know much

Oh, please...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 06-05-2003
Senior Nappy Headed Ho
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 734
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Denr is an unknown quantity at this point
Don''''t know much

2 words....Cruise ship
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 06-05-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Maryland
Posts: 526
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
SailinJay is on a distinguished road
Don''''t know much

You''re on the money on this one, Denr.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 06-05-2003
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 393
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
jbarros is on a distinguished road
Don''''t know much

what you need, if your serious, is to first do some day sailing, then crew on some coastal runs, and then convince some people to let you crew on their boat. Remember, be honest. Alot of people would rather teach a beginner, then deal with someone who knows what they''re doing (or thinks they do) but doesnt do it the same way the guy who owns the boat does.

And yes, you need a passport.
http://w3.whosea.org/ets/china.htm

-- James
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



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:25 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.