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Search: Posts Made By: outbound
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 854
Views: 46,533
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

But Smack any passage is dangerous for new sailors. In fact as SDR states in an effort to indemnify themselves ocean sailing is "an inherently dangerous activity". One would add this is true for all...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 854
Views: 46,533
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Smack
Sounds good to me. Finish a long passage of around11d and have the issues of the land fall sorted out.
Thing you continue to miss is they say very clearly is exact date of departure is left...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Days Ago
Replies: 377
Views: 26,315
Posted By outbound
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

Minnie- I have full insurance . Can't afford to not have it. You are right but know several folks going bare. Been away cruising. One stop was sag harbor. We were the smallest boat in the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Days Ago
Replies: 377
Views: 26,315
Posted By outbound
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

Spent a good part of today shopping insurance. Boat/ health/ liability etc. Here I think there is a clear cut difference.
Budget- own inexpensive boat and loses will be low so can self insure....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Days Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 5,590
Posted By outbound
Re: So where the heck do you shower???

Have 200g of water and three showers (two heads one with separate stall and shower on sugar scoop).
When coastal and access to water use aft head with separate shower. Don't like using marina...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Days Ago
Replies: 377
Views: 26,315
Posted By outbound
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

One thing Killarney says that strikes home is expense depends on locale. Over this summer have wandered around North east U.S. A major expense has been moorings when either no anchorage or no room in...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 4 Days Ago
Replies: 854
Views: 46,533
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Looking back all the rallies have had a bad year or two. Major issue for any rally or race is the weather. As far as I know this is not controlled by the organizers. As far as I know even the best be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5,262
Views: 352,673
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Dave- Think there remains a lot to be said for cold molded wood construction. Strong, light and as much maintenance as grp when done in epoxy with an outside fiber layer. This technique continues to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By outbound
Re: Cruising Finances

X got you beat. For the next two years I can tell folks I'm a " kept" man.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5,262
Views: 352,673
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Agree there are advantages to solid grp has regards durability and ease of repair. That's why I choose a solid grp hull. Also easier construction. However modern cored hulls made with current high...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 377
Views: 61,586
Posted By outbound
Re: Reality at Sea - For Cruisers, Singlehanders, and Normal People.

Thought given you are suppose to monitor 16 continuously ending with s/v ---- on one six or s/v---- back to one six ( if changing back) was a good way to end and s/v--- to ---s/v ---or m/v or f/v--- ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By outbound
Re: Cruising Finances

Just retired. Wife has another 2 years. I will snow bird from caribe until she retires.
Amassed enough to generate living expenses from very conservative portfolio. Loans on house and boat at...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,908
Posted By outbound
Re: Anyone ever sold at a profit?

Bought a SHE 36 built for a single handed teams Atlantic race. Owner( a Brit) completed race and put on the hard and went home. It sat for a couple of years. Bought it and it needed nothing but a...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 854
Views: 46,533
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

The education is one day of seminars in October. The courses look quite reasonable and worthwhile . Enough so I'll fly down for them.

D-mn straight I'll wear the BFS gear. I wore a very old...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 4,251
Posted By outbound
Re: The trend in new cruising boats....

Hannah2 has a boat that can be sailed by 2 anywhere at anytime.he's proved it. I have a boat that can too with exception of high latitudes. I think both of us could not find anything from the large...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 854
Views: 46,533
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Going me, an experienced captain and two others. Breaks on dockage, sat phone etc. make it worth it. Flying the burgee would be a kick and distinguish me from charter boats in bvi. Having another...
Forum: US Northeast 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By outbound
Re: Maine bound & back

Go to booth bay. Check the weather then decide. Remember home takes longer than going down east on the usual se erlies from where you are starting.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By outbound
Re: RI Broker?

Josh hodgson anchor yachts
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 4,046
Posted By outbound
Re: Concussions

Brian- Please back the truck up and remain optimistic. I've suffered as many ( if not more) concussions in my youth and still managed to fool them enough to be granted teaching appoints at Harvard...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 1 Week Ago
Replies: 854
Views: 46,533
Posted By outbound
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Smack - I know its been some time since anyone looked at this thread. Since then have been doing some serious thinking and have had multiple conversations with experienced cruisers as well as getting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By outbound
Re: Sold my boat...

Brian
Best to you and yours. Hope you stay active on this site.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 3,467
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons for a double ender/Canoe Stern

Have taken to putting in duck boards when that's a concern but leaving them out when concern is green water from sea washing the deck which to date is a more likely occurrence. Would note I'm on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 3,467
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons for a double ender/Canoe Stern

sorry CH- I was writing as your post came up. I support what you said and please view above as a another example of the reality you refer to.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 3,467
Posted By outbound
Re: Pros and cons for a double ender/Canoe Stern

Had a T37 and now a Outbound 46 with open stern under the folding helm seat. That spot under the helm seat can be closed off with what amounts to duck boards that slide into a groove molded into the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,671
Posted By outbound
Re: The Talk

Warning this is thread drift.
Kinda agree with Capta on this one. I sail not infrequently with sailors who are either much more experienced than me or do it for a living. Even in that case a basic...
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