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Search: Posts Made By: aeventyr60
Forum: Electronics 1 Day Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,633
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Which AIS should I buy?

Nope, have AIS, but in the situation I described it was a HINDRANCE to SAFE navigation. Your correct, no time to grab a plotting board. MK II eyeball's and a functioning internal CPU were all that...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Home made ice cream!

No Whole Food Market to run down too. Must remember the soy latte Belgium chocolate flakes next time....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Home made ice cream!

No hershey chocolate syrup?
Forum: Electronics 1 Day Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 1,633
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Which AIS should I buy?

[QUOTE=TakeFive;2208881]For a one-on-one encounter in open waters, that would work. In a crowded area, with multiple boats approaching you from all directions, it's going to take a lot of...
Forum: Living Aboard 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Medical care while cruising.

Some costs for check ups on the link below. Divide the price by three to get the approximate USD price.
Welcome to KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital (http://www.kpjpenang.com/screening-packages.php)
Forum: Living Aboard 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Medical care while cruising.

Many cruisers in SE Asia avail themselves to the excellent medical facilities in Penang, Malaysia. Many of our friends with health insurance go here, instead of making the long trip home. World class...
Forum: Living Aboard 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By aeventyr60
re: Dental and medical care while cruising.

Also, prescription type meds for your first aid kit can be resupplied in many foreign ports for a fraction of what they will cost you at home and with no trip to the doctor required.
Forum: Living Aboard 6 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By aeventyr60
re: Dental and medical care while cruising.

As mentioned above, very reasonable dental care available. Had dental work done in Mexico and Thailand. First class care and often the dentist had been trained in the US. Yearly check up and teeth...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By aeventyr60
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 711
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Newbie Reef Navigating

Reef navigators mantra: Blue, blue go on through, Brown Brown go around. Eyes on the water, color change.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Alexseal vs Awlgrip vs one-part paint

Try Interlux:Brightside Polyurethane Topside Paint | Interlux (http://www.yachtpaint.com/usa/diy/products/finishes/brightside-polyurethane.aspx)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Unstep Mast

Some travel lifts have a boom crane attached. I've pulled my mast twice this way. 58'. A couple of extra hands is a good idea to help guide the mast out of the boat if it is keel steeped. Also attach...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,195
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: your thoughts for a new sailor

About as good as advice for a corinthian sailor to go out and buy the 40 footer, with little or no sailing experience. Just going to clog up another marina/boatyard in the field of broken dreams.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Tayana 42 or PS 37

Friends of mine had a teak deck replaced on a Tayana 42 for 8K in Thailand a year or so ago. There is a you tube video on it. Google it as I can't remember the title.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 5,831
Posted By aeventyr60
re: Anyone ever buy bigger or new and regret it?

So you should have gotten the 42?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: What do I check for before buying a boat from a private seller?

In your sales agreement/bill of sale document, be sure to add a statement to the effect "seller warrants that there are no outstanding liens on vessel including but not limited too...
Forum: Living Aboard 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 3,774
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Is the Newport 27' a suitable liveaboard for a small family?

Maybe living in that "Van down by the river" would be better then most suburban ghetto's?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 144
Views: 6,192
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Help me figure out what kind of boat I want.

Looks like a good vessel for you to develop into a cruising boat. You'll be happy they painted over the teak, no varnish hassles for you. Add your own idea of electronics as you go. Keep your eyes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 144
Views: 6,192
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Help me figure out what kind of boat I want.

Some info for you.
Offshore Yachts Nantucket Clipper Information (http://www.oycoa.org.uk/offshore-yachts/nantucket-clipper/yyr.php)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Cleaning gummed up piano hinges

3M adhesive remover works well. Another product that comes to mind is "Gunk Remover".
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 5,481
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

My old gal did the trip from the Galapagos to Fatu Hiva in the Marquesas in 21 day 4 hours. 150 mile average on a 31 foot waterline. No Spinaaker, poled out 110 most of the time, one reef in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 1,819
Posted By aeventyr60
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 5,481
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

Some good data and interesting passage times for the "milk run" is published by latitude 38. I think most will be surprised at the passage times for those supposedly "fast boats".
Trying to find the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 126
Views: 5,481
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

As long as it has a CQR anchor, no battens in the main, granite counter tops, Elmers glue wood filler in the cracks,composting head, paper charts and room for plenty of guns and ammo then you should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,767
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Radar Talk

Any thoughts on the new Furuno blue tooth enabled radars that get rid of the cable? The cable run from the mast was a huge issue for me so mounted my Raymarine unit on the aft arch. May look to...
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