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Search: Posts Made By: PCP
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 495
Views: 104,080
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Lindos, Rhodes, too good to be true (more photos on my blog)

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/fotos%20p/P7312920_zps57dd4358.jpg...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

The winner was JPK on his JPK and a A35 was first on solo. More information and some movies on my blog.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-05-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

It is funny that you that live and sail on high latitude think the boat is suited while some that don't sail there see it as too sophisticated.

Many think about high latitude as uncharted waters...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-01-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Well, almost. Living on the boat (Fiumicino, Rome) and almost sailing away:D

This year I decided to do all maintenance work and modify some stuff so it will take longer. But just finishing.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,527
Posted By PCP
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

The problem with the med in what concerns a circumnavigation are two:

there are so many nice things to see an to experience that for knowing it decently you need several years.

and the med is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,545
Posted By PCP
Re: Smallest sailboat to use in blue water safely

Yes you can have that but a small boat is a small boat and the safety margin is smaller. This is the smallest boat that passes the RCD criteria to Class A boats and is certified as such. It passes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,527
Posted By PCP
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

Have a look at the first post on the thread: that percentage (that was modified by me, the original was 1%) does not regards the "sailors that are out cruising" neither the sailors that go offshore,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,527
Posted By PCP
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

You are really bad with statistics:D

Try 0.01% instead of 1% and it would be much closer to reality;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 5,545
Posted By PCP
Re: Smallest sailboat to use in blue water safely

If you want to take chickens and have boat grown vegetables, maybe this is what you are looking for:D (see the movies)

Interesting Sailboats: CORENTIN, THE CHICKEN AND HIS CRUISE ON THE INDIAN...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By PCP
Re: Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (really?)

I don't see nothing wrong with the ARC and its popularity says that I am not the only one: They have to create another rally for the ones that could not find place in this one.

The formula seems...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

I did not said it was not possible. Those two are circumnavigating in a mini and on a previous post I talked about a guy that is circumnavigating with a Django 7.70. I said that today a boat like the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

No, the one that went non stop was Solo. Those other two in a mini are enjoying life and making a lot of stops along the way. Not for old guys but they seem to be having a lot of fun.
Have a look:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

In a post n the beginning of the thread I said about you have said regarding a modern 25/30ft boat not to be a voyage boat. In a modern sense neither any small old boat is, even if both can be used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

There are two guys circumnavigating on a mini racer that weights less than 2500lbs. They seem to be doing quite well in what regards provisions. As you know a mini racer circumnavigated non stop,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

The Django 7.70 is a mini a bit bigger with a better interior. They have also a real mini (6.70) adapted to cruising but the boat is only approved in class B. The bigger one has more stability.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-22-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

I agree with that. Regarding the 40 they have been changing the interior but that hull is old and it is already a bit outdated. The boat has a good B/D ratio for the type of keel and is considered a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-22-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 3,672
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

There are very few boats with that size that we could call bluewater boats. In the general view a bluewater boat is a boat specifically designed for offshore work. I would prefer to call it small...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-22-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Well, mine is Juvenile your's is very misty. I did not have changed my position on chine and since you seem confused I explain: they can be used for three things: To increase control over the boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-21-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

That's about the same as saying nothing. If you disagree on my analysis regarding those two specific boats say so and say why.
That's typical of you...vague comments but nothing concrete. The ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-21-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Jon, If you miss something you have it here with more detail and with some examples:

Interesting Sailboats: SOLO RACING / CREWED RACING HULL DESIGN...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-21-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/Vega/Manuel/FE31R-T2-A-2_zps9dd8a7b6.jpg (http://s804.photobucket.com/user/Paulo_Carvalho/media/Vega/Manuel/FE31R-T2-A-2_zps9dd8a7b6.jpg.html)...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-20-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

I had posted here about the Eagle 44, a gorgeous boat:

<iframe width="960" height="540" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jlAH4w-uJJc?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

The new Eagle...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

No Bob, I said that I was going to do what I was doing here on another place since I had no conditions to do it anymore. No you post your boats and I will make a critic for a change. It is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

There is something to explain. Is your English that bad?

I start saying:

"I like America, I like Canada, I like this forum and this thread that I begin."

Then I say what I don't like:

"I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2014
Replies: 6,748
Views: 1,651,469
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Some old boats are still quite nice. here you have one sailing on Lake Michigan:

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/Vega/Manuel/lakeMichn_zpsa8713587.jpg...
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