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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 8,184
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi, maybe his helps, I went inside in...

Hi,

maybe his helps,

I went inside in Norfolk last year heading south because I was single handed. I didn t want to night sail outside. Seems you are accompanied, so perhaps not such an issue....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,996
Posted By Taffy1960
hey riptide, do you still have the unit ? ...

hey riptide,

do you still have the unit ?

please PM me or my e mail best to recachile at gmail

thanks
Ian
Forum: Boat Reviews   04-04-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 15,060
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi, yes it's true, $20K kind of limits your...

Hi,

yes it's true, $20K kind of limits your choice, but look you´´re a sailnet guy, so maybe I can offer you something attractive. I am going to offer mine at 29,000. She needs a new shaft seal,...
Forum: Boat Reviews   03-30-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 15,060
Posted By Taffy1960
still looking at the Allied Seawind?

Are you still interested in the allied? Maybe I can help with a few comments. As Calebd mentioned, I sailed one down the east coast last year single handed with not a great deal of experience it must...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-20-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,301
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi where are you now ? I am in ft...

Hi

where are you now ?

I am in ft lauderdale and intersted in a cuba trip ...
Ian S
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi all, I have a question related to this...

Hi all,
I have a question related to this thread.
May I start the engine with 2 (cranking) and then turn the main switch to 1 to charge the house batteries?? I have been told this may damage the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-15-2009
Replies: 3,453
Views: 958,886
Posted By Taffy1960
seawind II BABE

In Morehead City, NC 8/6/09 heading down the coast to be based Miami or the caribbean. Ian S
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,709
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi Guys, Now in Norfolk, VA. quite a ride...

Hi Guys,

Now in Norfolk, VA. quite a ride from Ocean city to here. Thunderstorms were everywhere ! boats doing just fine, weathered everything. People have been fantastic. Setting off tomorrow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,996
Posted By Taffy1960
who repairs autohelm 3000 ?

Hi All,

I have a Combi autohelm 3000 made by Internaional Marine Instruments.

The control unit needs looking at / repair. Anyone know of a good electronics repair shop ?

I am heading down...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-20-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,709
Posted By Taffy1960
update: boat now in cape may ... company...

update:

boat now in cape may ... company welcome ..
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-04-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,709
Posted By Taffy1960
out of date

out of date
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-11-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,369
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi, Yeah sorry I "stole " it from you. ...

Hi,

Yeah sorry I "stole " it from you.

Like all boats this age, she needs some work. We'll be putting her in the water in a week or so's time if you are around.

Ian
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-03-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 15,179
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi Joe, thanks for the ...

Hi Joe,

thanks for the http://demo.geogarage.com/noaa/ link.

this works great whilst there is an internet connection, but couldn't "save" any of the charts, or print them out, seems a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-02-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,369
Posted By Taffy1960
Dream or nightmare? mmm Well, it has to be a...

Dream or nightmare? mmm Well, it has to be a dream to reach exotic islands, sample unusual cultures, taste forgotten foods, cross oceans chased by dolphins, visit the sites of old Europe, sail up...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-01-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,369
Posted By Taffy1960
Thanks for the tips everyone -- very helpful.. ...

Thanks for the tips everyone -- very helpful.. these communities are great !! well done to the administrators!!

My boat hull # 34 is in Northport, ny I'll be there mid april if anyone is...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-22-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,369
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi CalebD, Small world alright. Brad's been...

Hi CalebD,

Small world alright. Brad's been really helpful. You have a Tartan 27? I was looking at those, -- nice boats. Happy though with the seawind ....

Thanks for the help offer ......
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-22-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,369
Posted By Taffy1960
Hi Bene 505, thats great ... good to know....

Hi Bene 505,

thats great ... good to know. thanks for the recomendation. He sounds a good guy on the phone. I'll be up there mid april. I'll be carrying a good quality scotch !! Hope we can meet...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-22-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 9,369
Posted By Taffy1960
first Boat = Allied Seawind Ii

first Boat = Allied Seawind Ii
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-19-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 8,513
Posted By Taffy1960
bubb2 Havana ? whats the deal there ? ...

bubb2

Havana ? whats the deal there ?

SC boats: are they value for money? they're more expensive than say a tartan 30.
A flicka looks too small to have friends along.

taffy
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-18-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 8,513
Posted By Taffy1960
Guys n' gals, I like the look at the...

Guys n' gals,

I like the look at the southern cross 9m. My budget could stretch to 15- maybe 20K if there was something irresistible + practically ready to go.
Taffy.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-18-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 8,513
Posted By Taffy1960
Thanks

Sailingdog,

Thanks for the useful info. I'll check out the boats you mentioned and search for the threads.

Your right about the biodiesel. I understand its better to use blands / mixes with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-18-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 8,513
Posted By Taffy1960
Please recomend a blue water cruiser for around 10K

Hi, this is my first post.
I have enjoyed reading all the comments from more experienced sailors. Dear all, please can you suggest a few boats. I have a dream to sail about half the year. I have...
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