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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-20-2003
Replies: 39
Views: 5,306
Posted By rculp
Internet Connections

A little clarification of the 2-way satellite internet connection offered by Earthlink. This is the Hughes Network Systems'' DW4000 and can be bought on Ebay for about $250 (I did). You can get the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By rculp
Fuel tank algae

You do not have to remove your tank to clean it. Just look up a service that does "Fuel Polishing". You must be docked for this operation with 110vac power available. The Polishing consists of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By rculp
San Francisco to Baja

Follow the path of the Baja Ha-Ha. Lotsa info on anchorages, fuel, water available from Latitude 38. Watch the weather-El Nino is kicking up a fuss all the way to Cabo. You''ll be just in time for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-01-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,754
Posted By rculp
Sea of Cortez launch sites?

For the best experience, I would recommend San Carlos near Guaymas. Two really nice marinas are located there with fuel docks and any assistance you may need. Website at www.cruisecortez.com covers...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-23-2002
Replies: 37
Views: 11,816
Posted By rculp
Folding Dinghy Opinions

I''ve been thru the inflatible lash-down and pump-up routine and finally found a neat folding boat made by Porta-bote International. This one is 12ft and folds down to 4 in thick. I carry it on top...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-27-2000
Replies: 3
Views: 2,242
Posted By rculp
Baja Mexico Weather

Bruce,
I was mistaken about the number of moblile cruising nets operating in the Sea of Cortez. There are five. For net frequencies and other important stuff, tune in to wibe site...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2000
Replies: 3
Views: 2,242
Posted By rculp
Baja Mexico Weather

Mexico does not have nautical weather reports. The best bet is Ham cruiser nets. There are three of them that provide weather forecasts of the Sea of Cortez. While in La Paz, the Cruiser''s net on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2000
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By rculp
Colorado Sailers

I''m a Colorado sailor living in Evergreen. I keep my boat in San Carlos, Mex and sail her in the Sea of Cortez. Do I qualify as a member of the group? Send me your name and method of contact. ...
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