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Forum: News Feeds   11-08-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 4,125
Posted By Missionary
Passanger ship aground in ICW

Just north of Pungo in Virginia a small passanger ship 200+ft has ran agroung to keep from sinking. News coverage
http://wtkr.com/Global/story.asp?S=7329555
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-15-2007
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,928
Posted By Missionary
While sitting on my boat today at the marina I...

While sitting on my boat today at the marina I felt like I was watching a parade seeing all the boats going south. I am located at Mile marker 1 ICW. I pray I can go south next year.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-12-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Missionary
I lived in Panama 1998-2001. At that time there...

I lived in Panama 1998-2001. At that time there were only 2 real marinas in the whole country. As far as teak wood they grow it everywhere but it was not easly to find to buy. Most wood in central...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-08-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By Missionary
Smile Try Scott's Creek Marina, located in Portsmouth,...

Try Scott's Creek Marina, located in Portsmouth, Va at Mile 0 of ICW.
Missionary
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By Missionary
need teak lumber for repairs

Where is the best place to buy teak lumber to replace a rub rail and toe rail???
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-12-2007
Replies: 3,429
Views: 922,457
Posted By Missionary
Endeavor 43 Norfolk, Virginia USA

Endeavor 43 Norfolk, Virginia USA
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-09-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Missionary
Here is the address for the story with Pictures

http://content.hamptonroads.com/story.cfm?story=129960&ran=162367
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-09-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By Missionary
Boat explodes in Norfolk Virginia

A Norfolk police officer investigates the scene of a boat explosion at Bay Point Marina in Norfolk on Wednesday. HYUNSOO LEO KIM / THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT


By LOUIS HANSEN, The Virginian-Pilot
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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-31-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By Missionary
Has the chain been inspected by a diver. Chain...

Has the chain been inspected by a diver. Chain wears it may have started at 1/2 but has worn to only 1/8 in one place and may break any time. Inspection will ease your mind.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-27-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By Missionary
Unhappy Hard aground

I loged about eight hours there in 1997 hard aground. It was marked but could only be used by a row boat. Maybe its better now but I would check long before I made plans to use it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 3,239
Posted By Missionary
After sailing from Jamica to the Panama I dropped...

After sailing from Jamica to the Panama I dropped the outboard when the knot I tied did not hold. I was very tired. Then had to dive 35' to get it. At anchorage "F"
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-07-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By Missionary
There is a book my wife and I used a lot to help...

There is a book my wife and I used a lot to help with medical problems. While serving as missionaries in the jungles of Panama is "where there is no doctor" It is available on line and can be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Missionary
Overhead Power Lines

Today 6/25 a sailboat turned the wrong way up a small creek and hit the overhead power lines. The boat was burned to the water line. Just makes you think that we need to always be aware of where we...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-24-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 14,722
Posted By Missionary
I have. Hattii - well repair Panama -...

I have.
Hattii - well repair
Panama - working with teams with the Kuna Indians on the San Blas Islands for 2 1/2 years
Morroco- Prayer Walking
Trandad - visiting the poor door to door
Chile...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-24-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 14,722
Posted By Missionary
By the postings I must be wrong, very few...

By the postings I must be wrong, very few Christians here, what a shame. I just have one question? When you die and face God, what will you tell Him is the reason you sould be allowed into heaven?...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-24-2007
Replies: 184
Views: 14,722
Posted By Missionary
Smile tread closed

tread closed
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Missionary
Having sailed to remote places I given some...

Having sailed to remote places I given some thought to how easy it would be to use lumber to make a replacement if located so it can be done. Even plywood would work in a pinch.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-20-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By Missionary
Smile Good pictures of Sail Virginia

Our locat TV station Wvec.com has some great pictures of Sail Virginia. Link below

Tall Ships
Sail Virginia 2007
See photos from a spectacular display of tall ships in Norfolk, June 8.

Sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Missionary
I lived about 2 miles from the canal for 3 yaers...

I lived about 2 miles from the canal for 3 yaers and have seen many sailboats going through it. Here is a link to the offical canal site.
Welcome to the Panama Canal - PanCanal.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-19-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By Missionary
Smile Good vedio od Sail Virginia

Last week was Sail Virginia here in Norfolk, Virginia. We had many many tall ships here. Check it out.
Sail Virginia | WVEC.com | News for Hampton Roads, Virginia...
Forum: Provisioning   06-12-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 7,512
Posted By Missionary
Hi, Having lived aboard, I can tell you...

Hi,
Having lived aboard, I can tell you that with only 26 ft of space you will not have room for a generator and 12 volt cooler is not going to fit. If you are at a marina you could use shore...
Forum: Provisioning   06-11-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 9,073
Posted By Missionary
Hello all, I served as a missionary in the...

Hello all,
I served as a missionary in the jungles of Panama and one of the best sources for first aid information I have ever seen is the book "Where there is no doctor" When living and working...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-11-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,720
Posted By Missionary
I would think crewing on someone's saolboat would...

I would think crewing on someone's saolboat would be the cheapest way to sail to the Big Island. May even get paid for it.
Oracle
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