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Search: Posts Made By: scalvo
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-17-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,273
Posted By scalvo
Re: Warning warning advertising for paying crew

Hi,

Before this thread disappears, is there any other post or resource where I can find a list of boats that offer the same or similar as Infinity Expeditions. I have been looking and could not...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-16-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,273
Posted By scalvo
re: Warning warning advertising for paying crew

After reading the whole review Piclarke I have to say that in deed it looks like you had very different expectations.

Reading things like:
- "I am never a victim of these laborious activities...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-16-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,273
Posted By scalvo
re: Warning warning advertising for paying crew

Ha. Im asking for "information on similar boats", meaning same concept BUT on a drama-free (and safe) boat.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-16-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 5,273
Posted By scalvo
re: Warning warning advertising for paying crew

Hi,

Thanks for the info piclarke.

Do you know where to get information on similar boats? I have been looking for boats to join as crew without much luck. Maybe one of these boats would work...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-15-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,721
Posted By scalvo
Re: First live aboard

Thanks for the comments,

I found this Catalina 27 Catalina 27 Sailboat - 1975 - with new engine (http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/boa/4037884879.html) that's 1ft bigger, cheaper and it has...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,721
Posted By scalvo
First live aboard

Hi,

I got laid off and got a nice severance package. I have been sailing for 3 years now (I'm 31) and have been dreaming about owning a boat since the first day. However, paying rent and moorage...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 09-04-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By scalvo
Experienced crew available

Hi,

I'm a 31 year old Spanish guy who has been living in Vancouver for 3 years now. I recently got laid off from my job and thought this would be a perfect time to take some time off and go...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,840
Posted By scalvo
What if some sensors in the sail could tell you...

What if some sensors in the sail could tell you (through a monitor in the cockpit) the best shape of the sail under current weather conditions? Would that be interesting?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2011
Replies: 72
Views: 11,257
Posted By scalvo
Deepwater is my favorite sailing movie...

Deepwater is my favorite sailing movie (documentary actually). Really good!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,538
Posted By scalvo
Sailboat Statistics

Hi,

I am looking for some data about how many new sailboats are sold globally per year, how many registered sailboats are in North America, etc....

I have been trying to find something online...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,840
Posted By scalvo
can you send a link on this? I cant find it! ...

can you send a link on this? I cant find it!

THANKS!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,840
Posted By scalvo
no, no, im not set on the digi tell tales at all!...

no, no, im not set on the digi tell tales at all! its just an idea, but i agree with you that it means substituting something cheap and reliable with something more expensive ant that would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,840
Posted By scalvo
Thanks QuickMick! the point of making them...

Thanks QuickMick! the point of making them digital would be to have more accurate information than just looking at a little piece of cloth. That could help beginners learn how to trim the sails and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,840
Posted By scalvo
QuickMick, what do you think about the digital...

QuickMick, what do you think about the digital tell tales??

The airbag idea could be interesting! Im not worried about traping you inside a sinking boat, since sinking doesnt happen as fast as a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-11-2011
Replies: 43
Views: 2,840
Posted By scalvo
Sailing Innovation Ideas

Hi all,

I have a school project based on creating new engineering solutions for sports. I love sailing (although I don't have tons of experience), so I want to base my project on sailing.

I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Posted By scalvo
If I had the technology I would be selling it...

If I had the technology I would be selling it instead of asking! However, I am thinking about trying to do so, I know some engineers with sensor experience and we might do it!

As you might know...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Posted By scalvo
I guess the question would be: if you had the...

I guess the question would be: if you had the chance of paying say $500/$1000 more for a set of sails that have reliable sensor that indicate the pressure on different points of the sail to help you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By scalvo
Buying sailboat in Hawaii. Is it really cheaper?

Hi,

I have heard that some people sail to Hawaii (either from Canada, Mexico or US) and after spending 20/25 days in the middle of the ocean they dont feel like sailing it back, therefore the sell...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-22-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Posted By scalvo
I thought by having a series of sensors in key...

I thought by having a series of sensors in key places of the sails you could have a display where you see whether your sails are set most efficiently. This can or cannot be connected to an automatic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Posted By scalvo
Hehehe, I love your sarcastic comment!!! First of...

Hehehe, I love your sarcastic comment!!! First of all, I'd never sacrifice my Milli-Vanilli cassette, secondly, to feel exactly like at home you dont need to go out sailing!!

I was actually...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Posted By scalvo
I'm new to sailing and I just thought that...

I'm new to sailing and I just thought that nowadays, with all the technological advance, there might be something better than the good old telltales!!

Wouldn't it make sense?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Posted By scalvo
Anything better than tell tales?

Hi there,

Is there any kind of system to control having the right sailing position better than the tell tales? Anything digital maybe?

I am tired of tell tales not working when they get wet or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,799
Posted By scalvo
How to set sails at night?

Hi,

During the day we use the Tell Tales to make sure our sailing position is the right one, BUT how can we do it during the night when you cannot see them??

As you can guess, Im relatively new...
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