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Forum: Chartering   12-06-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 1,912
Posted By Kenshu
79th Street Marine Basin

I haven't stayed there (79th street Basin) but I think you can pick up moorings there for $35-$45/night.

I stayed a Liberty Landing a year ago and it was great ! The views can't be beat. The only...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-04-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 8,791
Posted By Kenshu
Forbes Magazine annually reports on the world's...

Forbes Magazine annually reports on the world's riches people. Their estimate of Castro's wealth seems a bit spurious and the article below reflects:

In a story published Tuesday about the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-01-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 8,791
Posted By Kenshu
Cuban Cruising Guide

I found Nigel Calder's Cuba: A Cruising Guide an excellent source of information, although it may be somewhat dated now. He is not an American so that may make it even more relevant for you.

I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-01-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 8,791
Posted By Kenshu
Politics aside; everyone would have to agree that...

Politics aside; everyone would have to agree that it is risky to sail to Cuba if you're an American and plan to return to he US. Even if you went, it can be very difficult to move from port to port...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-30-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 8,791
Posted By Kenshu
Actually you are incorrect. The US government...

Actually you are incorrect. The US government allows visits and spending money in Cuba under certain circumstances. Cuban Americans bring more US money into Cuba than anyone else. I visited and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 5,547
Posted By Kenshu
We have teak decks. I wasn't looking for them...

We have teak decks. I wasn't looking for them when we bought our boat 4 years ago and bought it in spite of them. We have found the traction as advertised and the maintenance much easier than...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-19-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By Kenshu
I have done both, inside (Moorehead to...

I have done both, inside (Moorehead to Portsmouth, N&S) and outside. As mentioned above, inside offers protection, anchorages/marinas at night, and places of interest to stop. On the downside, much...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-24-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 13,415
Posted By Kenshu
best florida sailing

:) The best sailing close to Florida is New England.
Forum: Living Aboard   03-22-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 4,397
Posted By Kenshu
Actually, the picture is in Wickford Marina,...

Actually, the picture is in Wickford Marina, Wickford, RI. I only had to break the ice up a couple times that winter. This winter, no ice at all. Here's another picture reflecting the balmy...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-21-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 4,397
Posted By Kenshu
With the shrink wrap not being insulated, I...

With the shrink wrap not being insulated, I suspect you would lose a lot of heat to the cold air on deck during the night.
Forum: Living Aboard   03-21-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 4,397
Posted By Kenshu
This is our 4th winter aboard in Newport, RI. We...

This is our 4th winter aboard in Newport, RI. We also shrink wrap with the translucent plastic with a PVC support frame. We heat with a reverse cycle heating unit that works until the water dips...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-24-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By Kenshu
AWOL Cat

For the first 3 years, our cat never left the boat. She would stay on deck whether we were around or not. Last year, however, she suddenly developed wanderlust and we couldn't keep her on board. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-23-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By Kenshu
We have lived aboard with our cat Oedipus for the...

We have lived aboard with our cat Oedipus for the past 4 years. She was about 10 years old when we moved aboard. She adopted very easily to the boat. We did buy a covered litter box and it works...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-07-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By Kenshu
Ocean City, MD Entrance

I have put into Ocean City twice in the last few years. There can be good tidal current but overall a pretty straight forward entrance. I draw 5.5" and had no problem. I stayed at the White Marlin...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-30-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 3,849
Posted By Kenshu
liveaboard marinas in R.I.

Try Norton''s in East Greenwich. My wife and I live aboard there and find it relatively reasonable in price and convenient. It is a short walk to the bus (I commute by bus daily to downtown...
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