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Forum: Chartering   04-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,595
Posted By EvanstonJohn
chrondi, not sure what you mean - wouldn't...

chrondi, not sure what you mean - wouldn't pointing to windward and easing the sheet produce the same result - a luffing sail? Guess I don't see how you avoid some flapping, since I assume that any...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   04-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By EvanstonJohn
I'm not surprised - even if the eNOA is a...

I'm not surprised - even if the eNOA is a requirement, personal bareboat charters must be at the very bottom of the priority list for enforcement of this nebulous rule - especially in these...
Forum: Chartering   04-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,595
Posted By EvanstonJohn
Boxed Up - they told me it was 4-6 years old. ...

Boxed Up - they told me it was 4-6 years old. Anyway, I decided to rent the older boat for reasons you noted, and will find out in a month!

Also, unrelated question, but not sure it's worth a new...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   04-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By EvanstonJohn
Zanshin, I justed looked at the NVMC Newsletter ...

Zanshin, I justed looked at the NVMC Newsletter (http://www.nvmc.uscg.gov/NVMC/images/nwletter.jpg) and it appears to say that the 300 ton exemption does not apply to foreign-flagged vessels...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   04-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By EvanstonJohn
In my experience with Sunsail in 2008, it didn't...

In my experience with Sunsail in 2008, it didn't want to get involved in border crossing requirements. Basically told me I had to deal with it myself. I will check back with the company again.
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Forum: Caribbean Islands   04-13-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By EvanstonJohn
USCG National Vessel Movement Center requirements

I am sailing from Tortola to USVI/St. in a month on a bareboat Sunsail charter with one other person, and I am a US resident. I want to spend several days in St. John before sailing back to the BVI. ...
Forum: Chartering   03-04-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,595
Posted By EvanstonJohn
A very very good point, SailingDog. The 373 wins...

A very very good point, SailingDog. The 373 wins on that one. And of course Sunsail promised no musty cabins on a 5 or 6 year old boat . . . Right.
Forum: Chartering   03-04-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,643
Posted By EvanstonJohn
sigmasailor, thanks for the tip on dinghying from...

sigmasailor, thanks for the tip on dinghying from Caneel. Anchoring was a problem for us in Cruz Bay, nearly ran aground on the one side, was yelled at not to anchor in any of the permanent...
Forum: Chartering   03-03-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,643
Posted By EvanstonJohn
Depends on your interests, I suppose. Two years...

Depends on your interests, I suppose. Two years ago in May I sailed from Jost Van Dyke to St. John, spent the afternoon at Maho Bay (after checking in at customs at Cruz Bay) and then overnighted...
Forum: Chartering   03-03-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,595
Posted By EvanstonJohn
Sunsail Older Oceanis 373 or Newer Jeanneau 36i?

Hi, all,

I'm 6'5" tall, which is at least part of the reason for this question. Am considering chartering an older 2004 373 or a newer 2008 or 2009 36i from Sunsail @ Tortola. The 373 is cheaper...
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