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Search: Posts Made By: voyagersail
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-29-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By voyagersail
Cruising, voting & jury duty

Do any long-distance cruisers have any experience with jury duty? We'd like to register to vote, but that subjects us to jury duty. Do the courts expect me to drop everything & fly half way 'round...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-29-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 46,433
Posted By voyagersail
I agree with Cam. I'm an experienced blue water...

I agree with Cam. I'm an experienced blue water sailor now, but I remember our first Gulf Stream crossings to the Bahamas too. Wait for the right weather, always know where the nearest safe harbor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 5,071
Posted By voyagersail
Easy...

There is a way to check the accuracy of a tachometer using the highly accurate and stable frequency of AC power supplied from any source of commercial shore power. The concept is to use the AC line...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-24-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By voyagersail
Question Internet Snail Mail - An Oxymoron?

Does anyone have any experience with Earth Class Mail? See http://www.earthclassmail.com/
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 5,930
Posted By voyagersail
Custom

Yep, I'm afraid custom is the best solution I have seen. Imagine you and your wife, up at 2:30 am in a squall that is blowing so hard that the rain is stinging & ask yourself how large & complex of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 5,930
Posted By voyagersail
Shade Tree Awnings, a poor review

I just purchased a set of Shade Tree Awnings and I have to say, I'm disappointed in them. We are circumnavigators, not weekend sailors, so we have elevated requirements that the Shade Trees just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-20-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 9,360
Posted By voyagersail
Do like I did...

Work hard for lots of years, save every penny & marry a rich woman who also likes to stand long night watches. Sound impossible? I did it. It takes a life-long, single-minded determination. There...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-19-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,698
Posted By voyagersail
Conflicting information

Unfortunately, Noonsite conflicts with the Cruising Guide to Southeast Asia, Vol. 1: South China Sea, Philippines, Gulf of Thailand to Singapore which states that Tacloban IS a POE.

Camaraderie -...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-19-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,698
Posted By voyagersail
Is Tacloban a port of entry for the Philippines?

Is Tacloban a port of entry for the Philippines?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-07-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2,880
Posted By voyagersail
Prop shaft runout tolerance

I recently aligned my tranny & prop shaft flanges & got it to within .0005. I used the proper engineering method and not just "time & patience", so I'm confident it's correct. I noticeed that my...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-22-2007
Replies: 60
Poll: Blue Water??
Views: 5,829
Posted By voyagersail
Cool Too much

There should be a 4th option in your poll - Yes, but I have no desire to. I'm circumnavigating & I have to say, the multi-day (not to mention the nights) crossings are the least enjoyable part of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 4,768
Posted By voyagersail
Tachometer Calibration

Thought this may of interest to some...

There is a way to check the accuracy of a tachometer using the highly accurate and stable frequency of AC power supplied from any source of commercial shore...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-05-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 3,890
Posted By voyagersail
Variprop or Luke feathering props

Anyone have any experience with VariProp or Luke feathering props? I've heard the Luke "bangs" into position when it hits it's hard stops. True?? Any other inputs?
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 02-23-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 723
Posted By voyagersail
Please add Reliance to Boat Builders

Hello -

Please add "Reliance" (not to be confused with Rhodes Reliant) to the "Boat Builders" forum. I know several Reliance owners who are interested in such a forum.

Thanks
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-23-2007
Replies: 3,296
Views: 541,647
Posted By voyagersail
Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,293
Posted By voyagersail
Been there, done that

Hi HeadingSouth -

We spent a year in the western Caribbean & loved it. The Bay islands of Honduras are absolutly, positively, NOT hurricane free. We were there just after Dennis & every tree...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-12-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2,954
Posted By voyagersail
Smile Glacier Bay Refrigeration Systems

Iíve read several articles on the internet about defective equipment and poor service from Glacier Bay Marine Refrigeration. I recently installed a Glacier Bay refrigeration system in Voyager, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-12-2007
Replies: 56
Views: 10,571
Posted By voyagersail
I am circumnavigating on a Reliance 44. I don't...

I am circumnavigating on a Reliance 44. I don't like the balsa core either, but I wouldn't let that stop me from buying a well-found boat. My bigger complaint is the extreme overhangs - They have...
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