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Forum: Learning to Sail   02-06-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By 808state
Check my Plotting...

Cap''n Bruce... I mentioned that my original variation was Var7deg30W. Wouldn''t that mean to add when factoring the var, since "West is Best"-west add, "east least" subtract. The US sailing book...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-05-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By 808state
Check my Plotting...

Hello all, as a budding cruiser, I am currently studying coastal navitgation at home with the US Sailing book, and plan on taking a nav course this spring. I''m looking for a competent navigator to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By 808state
Check My Plotting...

Hello all, as a budding cruiser, I am currently studying coastal navitgation at home with the US Sailing book, and plan on taking a nav course this spring. I''m looking for a competent navigator to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-22-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 2,583
Posted By 808state
Bimini Islands..

Hello all. Do I need a passport at Bimini if I want to sail there for a few days (over night from Islamorada), stay a few days, and then back to Miami?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-21-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,999
Posted By 808state
Where to sail on Fla''''s East Coast...

Thanks for the advice on Abacos, almost went there two years ago. My questions are mostly with the East coast of Florida. If you had a week to spend there on the boat, where would all of you fellow...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-20-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,999
Posted By 808state
Where to sail on Fla''''s East Coast...

Hello all. Looking to map out strategy for possible trip to Bahamas next year, looking for advice on best places to "jump off" the east coast of FLA for Bahamas (Freeport). Will be cruising up from...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-19-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By 808state
Ft.Myers Daysails? Need Crew?

Hello all! My wife and I will be flying to Ft. Myers on September 1st through the 6th. We will be looking at property to relocate. If anyone is in need of crew for daysails (daysails only, the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-04-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 2,249
Posted By 808state
Is Crewing Safe?

Hello all. This is "808" the originator of this post. Thanks for all the replies, I''m suprised that this post is still getting attention. My wife and I did crew on a 40'' Island Packet, from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 746
Posted By 808state
Need Crewing Advice...

Hello all. My wife and I are planning to crew for a few skippers in Florida, for several weeks at a time. This is our first venture into crewing for "strangers", via the PressGang site and such. We...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-05-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By 808state
Crewing Advice Wanted ?

Hello all. My wife and I are planning to crew for a few skippers in Florida, for several weeks at a time. This is our first venture into crewing for "strangers", via the PressGang site and such. We...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-03-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,303
Posted By 808state
Thinking of crewing... need advice.

Hello all. My wife and I are planning to crew for a few skippers in Florida, for several weeks at a time. This is our first venture into crewing for "strangers", via the PressGang site and such. We...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-03-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,259
Posted By 808state
New to crewing... Is it an everyday thing?

Hello all. My wife and I are planning to crew for a few skippers in Florida, for several weeks at a time. This is our first venture into crewing for "strangers", via the PressGang site and such. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By 808state
vhf licensing?

Hello all. I am planning on buying a handheld vhf radio for daysailing and general communications. Do I need to have a license to use it, and if so, where does one obtain it? Thanks all, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 18,694
Posted By 808state
Tiller to wheel conversion costs?

Hello,
My wife and I are thinking of purchasing a 28'' Columbia with tiller steering. My wife is very partial to buying a boat with a wheel because of weather helm she has experienced on our...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-07-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,650
Posted By 808state
Crew Needed for Bahamas Feb -April 03

Hello, where will you be from April to May, and would you be interested in a husband/wife crew, willing to do their share? Our original cruise/crew positions to the Abacos fell through, we have the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By 808state
Gas vs. Diesel (are we crazy)?

Hello all, 808state here, (my name is BoB-"808", that''s what my friends call me). Thanks everyone for all the great information. It will really help me make the decision on what to buy. So we know...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-19-2003
Replies: 31
Views: 15,153
Posted By 808state
Gas Vs. Deisel (are we crazy?)

Hello all, 808state here, (my name is BoB-"808", that''s what my friends call me). Thanks everyone for all the great information. It will really help me make the decision on what to buy. So we...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-18-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By 808state
Gas vs. Diesel (are we crazy)?

Hello All. Looking for some experienced judgement here, with an open mind based on experience. My wife and I are moving to SW Florida in September for a new life and work. We currently live in...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-18-2003
Replies: 31
Views: 15,153
Posted By 808state
Gas Vs. Deisel (are we crazy?)

Hello All. Looking for some experienced judgement here, with an open mind based on experience. My wife and I are moving to SW Florida in September for a new life and work. We currently live in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 706
Posted By 808state
Mini Eprib

Hello,

I was wondering if anyone has used the mini "B2" Eprib? It is advertised on Sailnet for 199.00. They don''t give much information about it. Thanks.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-11-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By 808state
Crewing out of South Side of Lake Erie/Michigan..

Hello All ! I am looking for crewing opportunities on Lake Erie for anyone in need of crew for trips of up to a week. I have Keelboat Certification, small boat certification, and have logged hours...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-04-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 754
Posted By 808state
Will Crew In Kauai ( Hawaii) Oct 13th to 23rd.

Hi. My (soon to be) wife and I are honeymooning in Kauai next week (Oct 13 to 23rd)in Kauai, staying in Lihue. We have keelboat experience, certification, moderate experience (we are from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By 808state
Oil Changer Pumps

I have been looking into purchasing one of those pumps that empty the oil from the engine for those engines in hard to reach areas. Has anyone had experience with the units that drain the oil by...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-01-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 2,736
Posted By 808state
Outboard vs. Inboard

Moving to Ft. Myers next year and plan on sailing one way or another. Plan on sailing West Coast of Florida, the Keys, out to the Torgugas, and maybe Bahamas. Live in Pittsburgh now and mostly sail...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-23-2002
Replies: 5
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Views: 1,441
Posted By 808state
food.

Try and only using half the flavoring packet that comes with the noodles, that way you''re cuting the sodium in half, and it still tastes ok. At least to me. Try it, you might agree. Bob.
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