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Forum: Provisioning   06-19-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Drying Your Food

I found the packets to work good for all manner of spices, flours etc. which will clump or mold in a wet environment.

Also can be used in your underwater camera case to keep moisture from fogging...
Forum: Provisioning   06-19-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Drying Your Food

In humid climates (my case it was when I lived in Hawaii) I bought a bunch of food grade dehumidifying packets. Would dry the items then put them in zip lock bags with a couple packets. Kept the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 2,498
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Two weeks all alone what to expect?

You will be annoying for the first 24 hours after you come back and talk tooooooo much to other people.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-18-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By dwedeking
Crew Available: Southern California

My sailing dream is in a holding pattern right now as I save money for a boat purchase.

Sailing Experience
I've taken the ASA courses 101, 103, and 104 via a week long live aboard in La Paz, MX...
Forum: US West Coast   04-18-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By dwedeking
Re: visiting the SanDiego area

January through December.

Really San Diego weather is the same other than minor temperature changes throughout the year. Most rain happens Jan - Mar, but isn't much. Oceanside suffers from June...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-13-2015
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,258
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Sunset at Isla San Francisquito

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7455/16243507089_7e316b8952_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qKodK4)Sunset at Isla San Francisquito (https://flic.kr/p/qKodK4) by Daniel...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2015
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,162
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

1) just did a week long live aboard sailing lesson trip to La Paz, MX in Jan. Was very surprised at how few boats where on the water even just at the nearby islands. I'm thinking you won't be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-11-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By dwedeking
Paperwork Questions On Buying In/Near Mexico

Getting ready to purchase a boat. I'm currently living in Ensenada, MX as a US Citizen. My mailing address is in Las Vegas, NV. I personally hate bureaucracy (filling out forms, jumping through...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2015
Replies: 50
Views: 4,326
Posted By dwedeking
Re: latest and greatest binoculars?

I have the same set as Bristol. I sit overlooking the bay in Ensenada and can see everything that people are doing on the bay from all ends. Money well spent
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 12,270
Posted By dwedeking
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2014
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,162
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I think of a budget as operational expenses as stated above. I like to have a base line of projected costs, then everthing else goes into savings or is allowed for non-necessary purchases (ie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By dwedeking
Re: International Transaction Fee

I've been using Capital One in Mexico for the sole reason that they don't charge me transactions fees. The only downside (and it's minor) is that you can only set the travel flag on the file for 2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Can/does anyone sail from Kona to Hilo?

Lived in Hilo for a few years. The winds and current are very strong in the opposite direction on both the north and south points of the island.
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-15-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,923
Posted By dwedeking
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-28-2014
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,162
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

It's impressive how successful the marketing/societal pressures work on how you must fit in, conform, and 'need' more than you need. I went from living a "normal" life in 2008 to downsizing to a...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   07-01-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By dwedeking
Re: Islander lost in Ensenada, MX

Bad day for boats in Ensenada. Across the bay a smaller boat dragged anchor that night and spent a few days on the beach. They were able to hook a couple trucks up to it at low tide and drag it out...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-07-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By dwedeking
San Diego Schools

Does anyone here have experience with Harbor Sail Boats http://www.harborsailboats.com/ in San Diego?

I'm looking to learn how to sale and in doing research in the San Diego area (I live in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-28-2007
Replies: 106
Views: 13,602
Posted By dwedeking
I've run both an online store and expanded that...

I've run both an online store and expanded that to an offline store. Online I ran 20K a month in sales in a 10' x 10' area. Offline it was 10K in sales utilizing 2300 sq ft. That can give you an idea...
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