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Forum: Florida - Eastern   07-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By southwindphoto
thanks the web links are most helpfull..

thanks the web links are most helpfull..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-07-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 4,209
Posted By southwindphoto
Many Cities in Florida now prohibit mooring or...

Many Cities in Florida now prohibit mooring or anchoring up your boat and instead are providing (paid for) mooring spaces.

There are numerous good spots in the Keys to anchor up, a shallow...
Forum: Florida - Eastern   07-07-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By southwindphoto
Any ideas as to a marina we should use for the...

Any ideas as to a marina we should use for the winter in SE Florida or upper Keys
Forum: Florida - Keys   06-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,067
Posted By southwindphoto
I powered my 4 1/2 draft 35 Morgan out of Manatee...

I powered my 4 1/2 draft 35 Morgan out of Manatee Bay Marina last July.. Without issue.. Use your chart and stay in deepest area, and you should have no problems.

But beware of west winds.. Can...
Forum: Florida - Eastern   06-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By southwindphoto
Looking to rent a doc space in south eastern Florida or upper Keys

Looking to rent a doc space in southern Florida or upper Keys from November 2011 through March 2012..

35 Morgan Sloop draft 4 ス

Thinking smaller less expensive marina in Ft Pierce southward...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-21-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,956
Posted By southwindphoto
Good one.. :cool: Well in studding...

Good one.. :cool:



Well in studding tidal charts this morning, I happen to pick the worst day possible for going for a spin on the sailboat...

Tidal changes were over 6 Feet that day and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-21-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,956
Posted By southwindphoto
5 knot or more tidal flow

This past Saturday I elected to take my boat for a spin.
I moor my boat about 2 miles from the inlet and thus anytime we go anywhere we have tidal flow to contend with. .

Most days it痴 1-2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,322
Posted By southwindphoto
a mixture of fishing line from the back and...

a mixture of fishing line from the back and forward stays, and flapping trash bags has helped allot.. But they and their feathered friends are still a pest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By southwindphoto
I'm from St Augustine... and I'd recomend SE...

I'm from St Augustine... and I'd recomend SE Florida for what your looking for.

St Augustine has good sailing 8 months of the year, but in the winter time the inlet can get rather choppy from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-02-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,299
Posted By southwindphoto
On a previous boat, we had a window unit for our...

On a previous boat, we had a window unit for our A/C and heating system.. In the summer, the hatch always had water drop lets.

On our Morgan, I installed a central heat and air system, and we no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 4,657
Posted By southwindphoto
I find boats, all the time beached along the ICW...

I find boats, all the time beached along the ICW ..

I pay for the City’s marina mooring..

The city has a guy check on the boats, and is responsible for providing a "secure" mooring. But,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By southwindphoto
might also try Bungee Cargo Net, Truck Cargo...

might also try

Bungee Cargo Net, Truck Cargo Nets, Bungee Truck Cargo Nets (http://www.cargocatch.com/bungee-truck-cargo-nets.html)
Forum: Cruising Articles   11-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 20,001
Posted By southwindphoto
Navigation I値l have to say agree with the...

Navigation
I値l have to say agree with the paper chart rout. I learned that way ,and still today depend on them.

Sure, while I sail by GPS, and rely upon them heavily, I always use my charts,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-12-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,912
Posted By southwindphoto
Wow. Captain.. Now that's what I call wanting to...

Wow. Captain.. Now that's what I call wanting to go to the Bahamas.. But then again, I've been there many times in a 23 foot power boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,322
Posted By southwindphoto
flying rats

Ok.. I need some advice.

I visited my boat today, and found that some flying rats :mad: aka seagulls had visited and where not nice guest. Long story short, took me over an hour to clean up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,222
Posted By southwindphoto
I actually keep a log each day I’m onboard....

I actually keep a log each day I’m onboard. Record the number of hours on the motor, location, date, conditions. Then if I did anything to the boat that day, or if I/we went sailing, where we went....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 3,918
Posted By southwindphoto
While I知 sure most won稚 agree, I値l have to say...

While I知 sure most won稚 agree, I値l have to say I do..

I just purchased a boat that way.

We cannot count on some stranger (professional or not) to 的D all possible problems/issues with an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By southwindphoto
I too have my sailboat in St Augustine, and we池e...

I too have my sailboat in St Augustine, and we池e headed to the Abaco痴 in late June. Some have said Lake Worth inlet and some have said that cause the Gulf Stream push northward, Ft. Lauderdale is...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-03-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By southwindphoto
thanks for the image.. I have a Caribe 9x...

thanks for the image..

I have a Caribe 9x and was wondering about how to store it on the front deck of my 35 Morgan
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-30-2010
Replies: 94
Views: 65,291
Posted By southwindphoto
I hate this new flashing ads

I hate this new flashing ads
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-28-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 3,918
Posted By southwindphoto
I have a new to me boat too, and I’ve experienced...

I have a new to me boat too, and I’ve experienced the water pumping going out, as we moved the boat form Key Largo to my home in ST Augustine. Tow Boat US with their Boat US unlimited plain was the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-18-2010
Replies: 94
Views: 65,291
Posted By southwindphoto
I like the idea.. how does it work in a fallowing...

I like the idea.. how does it work in a fallowing sea.. Any problems
Forum: Provisioning   08-31-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 4,400
Posted By southwindphoto
thanks for the links.. sounds great...

thanks for the links.. sounds great...
Forum: Provisioning   08-30-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 4,400
Posted By southwindphoto
Great idea Michael $2 each.. for the whole...

Great idea Michael
$2 each.. for the whole meal, or just the meat? where do you shop?

Thanks
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-30-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 10,001
Posted By southwindphoto
Great idea when the winds is blowing

Great idea when the winds is blowing
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