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Search: Posts Made By: aeventyr60
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 5,212
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Drinkingwater while cruising?

Used water makers go for a song out here, folks upgrading and getting rid of gear they can't or won't maintain, question in remote spot is being able to get the parts to make it work. Since your...
Forum: Living Aboard 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Retiring soon...

Sea of Cortez sounds like a better place and and a bit closer to home...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: SE Asia to New zealand (or near by)

So young Kris, I am at the Reebak Island Resort in Langkawi, malaysia. I will be looking to depart here for Thailand at the end of the week, I don't leave on Fridays, Saturday night good crusierr...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,104
Posted By aeventyr60
re: Safety considerations for Great Lakes solo sailor

Check out this Thread:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/boat-review-purchase-forum/176401-merit-25-sailors.html
Christian Hess is a circumnavigator and sails a merit 25 on a lake in the deep south....
Forum: Living Aboard 04-15-2015
Replies: 426
Views: 26,553
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

The historical average per person is 1.1 gallons a day per person, EXCLUDING showers. We kept special note during our Summer in the Sea of Cortez, average temperatures well over 100F. Now that sound...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2015
Replies: 139
Views: 6,271
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Good Small Boat for Older, Fatter Woman to learn on

A versatile boat that fits your theme is the:
Portland Pudgy Sailing Dinghy - Portland Pudgy Safety Dinghy (http://www.portlandpudgy.com/sailing-dinghy/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2015
Replies: 139
Views: 6,271
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Good Small Boat for Older, Fatter Woman to learn on

Well the Fatty Knees Dinghy may help:

Fatty Knees Dinghy Design: A solid dinghy that's fun to sail (http://www.fattyknees.com/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: I bought a Japanese registration boat.

Top Marine is a good insurance company for these water, usually 1% of hull value per year, full coverage...USCG documentation is a good idea..or check out the langkawi small ships...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2015
Replies: 308
Views: 36,142
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Leaving the light on for you in distant anchorages! I may just catch up with you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2015
Replies: 2,750
Views: 242,129
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I'll leave the light on for you in plenty of deserted anchorages....Go West!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 4,179
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Dinghy theft protection

Paint your motor hot pink. Have the ugliest dinghy at the dock. Thieves like the shiny pennies.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Trivia question .

I resisted google...first thing that came to my mind. It works on dinghies too.
Forum: Electronics 02-07-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,240
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Pactor Modem

Homework for you:

Winlink Weather Sites/ Franks-Weather | The Weather Window (http://weather.mailasail.com/Franks-Weather/Winlink-Catalog-Links)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: perkins 4108 heat exchanger

I think you are having trouble fitting the socket over the bolt because of the clearance between the exchanger body and the bolt head. If so you will have to use open end wrench.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-04-2015
Replies: 1,871
Views: 202,535
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

You suggested earlier you were not a green horn?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,018
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Squirrel Karma

In squirrel free zones we have to resort to this:
Wack a Squirrel on Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/17424478/)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-20-2015
Replies: 141
Views: 9,441
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Just Go!

I don't think the cruising life has to be an all or nothing proposition. Seems that the thread has drifted in to "all the mistakes your going to make" and "it's not right to go young, now or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Surveyors in Asia

Langkawi or Phuket? I can help
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-14-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 9,138
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Hard time finding crew opportunities

Those crewing opportunities may just be a little closer then you think:

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/crew-wanted-available/182881-crew-wanted-us-east-coast-all-summer.html
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-13-2015
Replies: 115
Views: 9,138
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Hard time finding crew opportunities

No certification is going to be the deciding factor for me take you on my boat .

A good place to start is here:

USCGAUX: Public Boating Courses...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 6,254
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Any way to check keel bolts?

Not to belabor the point, but yes keels do fall off. A bit of Google Foo came up with this very sad story:
CHEEKI RAFIKI: Hull Found Again, Post Mortem...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 2,510
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Water vs Gas

How much beer can this boat store? Best you remove the holding tank for the more important things while cruising.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-15-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,553
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

didn't we use fingerpaint to find our way to the free wifi?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-02-2014
Replies: 69
Views: 6,074
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Merit 25 sailors?

Tsk, Tsk, Tsk Christian,

Impulsive buy, no survey, no insurance, no threads on buying the merit 25, very, very disappointed in you....surely your in for a lot of misery and countless dollars spent...
Forum: Diesel 11-07-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Radiator Cap

Sometimes when the coolant and header tank gets hot, those rubber boots expand and leak, leaving dried salts around the outside edges. I replaced the rubber end caps on a Perkins 4108 several years...
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