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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-05-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,083
Posted By tgrimmett
Re: Is 6'6" draft too much for a cruise through the Bahamas?

I would agree with Killarney. We have a 47' Jeanneau with a 7' draft. We cruised through the Bahamas on the way back from the eastern Caribbean. It took a lot of attention in some areas, but...
Forum: US Northeast   01-07-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By tgrimmett
Found a spot

Omaho5,
I actually ended up finding a spot nearby, without having to go up to New Brunswick. I am staying in the water at Badger Islands Marina East (aka Kittery Landing Marina). It is on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2010
Replies: 641
Views: 137,537
Posted By tgrimmett
And, btw, BASRA is affiliated with SEARCH, an...

And, btw, BASRA is affiliated with SEARCH, an organization with a U.S. address to receive donations that are tax-deductible. It is here:

SEARCH AND RESCUE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2010
Replies: 641
Views: 137,537
Posted By tgrimmett
As of Tuesday, the US Coast Guard and the Bahamas...

As of Tuesday, the US Coast Guard and the Bahamas Defense Force had apparently stopped their search, but BASRA was still continuing to search. I have not heard any news on who is searching since...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2010
Replies: 641
Views: 137,537
Posted By tgrimmett
rainbowtroutaa, I would caution you not to...

rainbowtroutaa,
I would caution you not to speculate the captain's ability or the 'fishiness' of the story. I'm sure more concrete details will be available when we hear from the crew and those that...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   11-05-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6,689
Posted By tgrimmett
Go for it!

Certainly 5 of you on that size boat raises questions of personal space, but you know your family best and how compatible everyone is so you should let this be your judge. And, I've always told...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   10-31-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By tgrimmett
BVI's-kids

Hello Dave: We used the Caribbean Yachting Charts (from Nautical Publications) when we cruised the BVI's with our two kids. Not sure if you have cruised there before, but the distances between...
Forum: US Northeast   08-27-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By tgrimmett
Do it!

You are considering a wonderful sailing area. I have sailed up and down the East Coast and we really love the New England area. Been based out of Portland for many years. You'll find gentle SW winds...
Forum: There's This Place...   08-25-2010
Replies: 122
Views: 23,359
Posted By tgrimmett
Savannah

We had a very nice visit to Savannah a few years back, stayed on the waterfront with moderate dock fees to the City and countless generosity from their staff and the tourism office. Our family agreed...
Forum: US Northeast   08-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By tgrimmett
Winter in-the-water storage?

OK, I know it is another stellar summer day, but I am thinking ahead to winter storage options and wanted to hear from anyone that has a suggestion for a good in-the-water spot. I live in NH, but...
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