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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By drfreddie
Something you might also consider when comparing...

Something you might also consider when comparing is how low they make the headsail sit on the bow. Meaning some are so low the sail rubs on the life lines/pulpit and/or also makes it difficult to...
Forum: Florida - Keys   03-29-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,502
Posted By drfreddie
I will second that route to channel 5 bridge and...

I will second that route to channel 5 bridge and then up Hawk Channel.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2010
Replies: 1,412
Views: 508,956
Posted By drfreddie
Maverick on the rope work... where did you get...

Maverick on the rope work... where did you get that done??? I looks awesome.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By drfreddie
keep up with the pics and process this is great...

keep up with the pics and process this is great to see. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,435
Posted By drfreddie
I've seen them on other boats and as I often...

I've seen them on other boats and as I often single hand my boat I wish I put such on instead of really nice new sail cover. Good post and I look forward to seeing what replies come.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By drfreddie
I'm facing this choice too. I've done enough...

I'm facing this choice too. I've done enough building/remodeling on homes to know the curves of a boat would be a PITA to redo the tops of the counters if I wanted to do Formia and even then it will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,654
Posted By drfreddie
I faced this choice couple of months ago myself....

I faced this choice couple of months ago myself. I went with Garmin and have no complaints. They were availble as intstalling is never easy with things that have lots of wires ;) Further, I'll...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,088
Posted By drfreddie
I have one of the newer Fiberglass tanks and LOVE...

I have one of the newer Fiberglass tanks and LOVE it... Only issue is I'm not going to swap it. Meaning I have to find a place to refill it. That's the only drawback. Otherwise its the way to to go.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-07-2010
Replies: 62
Views: 34,501
Posted By drfreddie
Dec of 2009, I moved my 31' Allmand from Destin...

Dec of 2009, I moved my 31' Allmand from Destin FL to the Florida Keys after posting a "Crew Wanted" on here with Sailnet.

It proved to be fantastic source of finding quality like minded sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By drfreddie
Hey Mike I talked with you just prior to my...

Hey Mike I talked with you just prior to my crossing from Panama City to the Keys. Yeah that little strecth across to Tamapa Bay was a ride:) Things went great from there on down and warmed up...
Forum: Chartering   01-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By drfreddie
I was just up the inside of Mid-Keys to Key Largo...

I was just up the inside of Mid-Keys to Key Largo then back to Travernier. I have a draft of 4'... I did sail some of it but the majority of it is tight with channels so not really the "Sailing" you...
Forum: Chartering   01-05-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By drfreddie
I sail thru there in Dec. I would suggest being...

I sail thru there in Dec. I would suggest being tight to coast line to Marco Island then Look to intercept mid-Keys and around Marathon slip into Atlantic side and again along coast to Key West.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,684
Posted By drfreddie
I bought and used one on a a trip in Dec from...

I bought and used one on a a trip in Dec from Destin Fl to the Keys and loved it. It was the ONLY communications for days with family. It worked great and was appreciated by those at home.

Just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By drfreddie
Hi I just sailed from NW Florida to the Keys and...

Hi I just sailed from NW Florida to the Keys and and tell you about inside the middle to upper Keys. From WHERE you going to Marathon?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-18-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By drfreddie
Yes Saltjunksara Things are looking great for a...

Yes Saltjunksara Things are looking great for a really great time.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-07-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By drfreddie
Great I look forward to hearing back... I'll be...

Great I look forward to hearing back... I'll be in Destin FL 11/10-17
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-05-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By drfreddie
Hi Mike, sorry I didn't check the thread...

Hi Mike, sorry I didn't check the thread lately. YES Love to see if things work for your schedule... if nothing less let'd get and keep in touch. Who knows you may get ahead of us or what ever and...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-16-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By drfreddie
Crew wanted Panama City Fl to Tampa Bay or Key Largo

Looking to go first part of Dec. I have a good contact with another boat and couple who would like to leave at that time. I have a 31 Allmand that is great condition and ready for a winter in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By drfreddie
I had the headliner all removed, sanded it and...

I had the headliner all removed, sanded it and and clean white epoxy paint...looks great and really clean.
Forum: Chartering   09-29-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,081
Posted By drfreddie
Hey Jordan, I did the ASA courses with...

Hey Jordan,

I did the ASA courses with Barefoot Yatches out of St. Vincet and love it. 7 days and it was really a hoot with lots of practical stuff as well. As a couple it could be fun.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-21-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,782
Posted By drfreddie
This Forum is a great source. My boat is in...

This Forum is a great source. My boat is in Destin and I plan about the very same window of time to sail to Key Largo and I am very interested in the trip with you. I have a Allmand 31. I'm looking...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-07-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,510
Posted By drfreddie
Great post as I have the same question. Glad to...

Great post as I have the same question. Glad to see positive on the Tack Tick
not surprised to hear positive about Garmin...but surprise to NOT hear a thing about Raymarine stuff I was leaning...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-24-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By drfreddie
Read all you can. Go any chance you get with...

Read all you can. Go any chance you get with anyone. You will learn. Might now be the BEST way...but it is a way. We become a product of our thoughts.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-21-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,663
Posted By drfreddie
I must throw my 2 cents in on this one... go to...

I must throw my 2 cents in on this one... go to FL and buy it there. Looks to choose from and it's there. It all sounds easy sitting here saying " I could push the weather window.." You don't have to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By drfreddie
That's what I'd do as well

That's what I'd do as well
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