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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-06-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 27,697
Posted By chip
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

I got frustrated trying to follow Rimas on his DeLorme page, so I made my own page that complies all of his insightful messages. Enjoy:

Rimas Adrift (http://sailingfortuitous.com/rimas/)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-30-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 477,787
Posted By PCP
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

I agree with you and I think also that the RM at 90 is important. For having a big value all you need is a boat with a big Max GZ and a boat with a 120 degree AVS. Most of the cruisers today have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2013
Replies: 98
Views: 21,264
Posted By DRFerron
Re: Best used cheap blue water boats 30-45ft

On the USCG site you will no longer find any reference to what is meant by "small craft." It used to be 65 feet and under back in the day. Now it more or less says if you think you aren't capable of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 3,849
Posted By vtsailguy
Re: What liquor and wine do you stock on Board

Ok, so this is completely random. On one trip, after a locals tip, we stocked up on the cheapest gin we could find. It turns out its a great mosquito repellent, you just rub it on. In some places in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-20-2013
Replies: 68
Views: 7,571
Posted By svzephyr44
Re: Cruising yachts behaving if they're doing us a favour

I normally sail alone but have taken on crew for both an Atlantic transit and traveling around the Caribbean. My particular rule is crew contributes to food, pays for their own customs fees (rare),...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 477,787
Posted By PCP
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Yes, I had understood what you mean notwithstanding you talking in absolute terms while you should be talking in perceptual terms regarding boat displacement.

What pisses most is your fanatical...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 4,195
Posted By casey1999
Re: Circumnavigating the world with NO prior sailing experience ever before

Here was 80 north of cape horn- jump off point to the Antarctic Penisula.

Just hope don't wind up like Berzerk:...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-11-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 477,787
Posted By Oregonian
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Concerning the discussion of the modern design as contributed by JeffH, Perry, and PCP: I have delivered 3 different Tayana 37s off shore. Ive also delivered and day sailed an Alajuela 38, an 80+...
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