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Forum: Caribbean   06-24-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,125
Posted By Lux
Question advice for caribbean?

im heading to guatemala in october to cruise the east coast of central america for six months or so. if anybody has advice or experiences to share, stories, warnings, destinations, etc, i'd love to...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-19-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 4,636
Posted By Lux
1. sailingdad is right-- even one or two percent...

1. sailingdad is right-- even one or two percent shading will make your panel useless. take location very seriously.
2. top-of-the line monocrystalline panels brag 18.5% efficienct right now;...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-19-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Lux
did you ever verify type of generator you have? ...

did you ever verify type of generator you have?
single phase ac generators can look like what you've described.
if thats the case, you will still need a rectifier.
the good news is that they are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-15-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By Lux
Josh Slocum is oldschool but has a great sea-dog...

Josh Slocum is oldschool but has a great sea-dog writing style and wonderful stories. I can't remember the name of his book exactly, but I think it's just called, Around the World Alone or something...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-13-2010
Replies: 94
Views: 65,032
Posted By Lux
This is probably a "gimmie" but just for the...

This is probably a "gimmie" but just for the record, we used to tow our zodiac behind a 36' morgan, and it was incredible how much that little bugger slowed us down! Maybe your boat would handle the...
Forum: South Pacific   03-11-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By Lux
Hi Marie Helene, I don't have a boat, but if...

Hi Marie Helene,
I don't have a boat, but if you find one, I'm volunteering for the adventure!
I'm in southern Australia and have experience helping out biologists in the field. Good luck
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-11-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Lux
Talking girl in oz seeks sailboat

well, hello, all, nice to be a member after a few years of lurking!
so, lets see: i'm female, twenty-eight, got into sailing a few years ago, and am currently in australia, looking for a crew...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Lux
ok, five posts, eh? thanks.

ok, five posts, eh? thanks.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Lux
Crew Available in Oz

Hey all, I'm looking for a crew position from Australia to wherever the wind blows me. I have lots of time for the journey and some experience sailing. If you've got an offer for me, or any leads on...
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