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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   06-02-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 9,791
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Serious attack on cruisers in Haiti - Injuries

Not sure what you mean. The folks work hard and have low pay but it is safer here and the people are better trained than many places I've worked and it is getting better.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   06-02-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 9,791
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Serious attack on cruisers in Haiti - Injuries

Hmmm OK ... I live here in North Haiti. There are some decent spots. The earthquake did no damage here and they Rarely have Hurricanes. The economy ... at least here in the north is getting better....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-02-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 7,330
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Sailing Haiti

I suspect you are talking about the one on the north coast of the gulf of Gonave? I'm North coast of the island. Thanks for the warning though. Better safe than sorry.

Wander
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-31-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 7,330
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Sailing Haiti

I'm currently living in the North. Area known as Caracol. I purchased an Alberg 37 in the DR and will be moving her here if I can ever get her rebuild finished. I'll post more as things progress.
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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-25-2015
Replies: 98
Views: 9,791
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Serious attack on cruisers in Haiti - Injuries

I live in North Haiti and have been following this thread. 1. There are very few Haitians who even know what a redneck is... Many are likely to visit to see what the crazy cruiser is doing.... 2. if...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   11-10-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Wandersome
Re: safe anchorage in Haiti

If your in the north.... Labadee... Not easy to get there by land though. Or Skip over to Luperon Dominican Republic. I'm in north Haiti and will bring my boat here in a month or so. Until then, it's...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-16-2014
Replies: 3,424
Views: 919,463
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Re-introduction.... Wandersome... US expat... Last logged in from Pakistan.... Moved work and camp to North Haiti last month. Just purchased an Alberg 37 in Luperon DR. Dreda and I will be enjoying...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   10-11-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 24,699
Posted By Wandersome
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Unstep Mast

A lot of buckets have a material handler built into them. A material handler is basically a mast with a winch. The amount of weight they will lift depends on the angle of the boom. Having worked out...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Sailing simulator

OK so how about a simulator that works with Mac?

Wandering...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-07-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 17,000
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Hat recommendations

I've spent a lot of year deep bush and high winds. I've used cheap and moldy for much of it. About 3 years ago I picked up a Tilley at REI. Love it and it does not rot or mold. It also comes with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-03-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,026
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Sunglasses suggestions

I use pyramex V2 bifocal safety glasses. These are ballistic impact with full uv protection wrap around with a bifocal. You can get them without the bifocal. They run about $8.00 and I've had pairs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-15-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Drilling into fiberglass...

I've never had to do it in a location I was concerned about but this URL has a how to...

How to Drill Fiberglass | eHow (http://www.ehow.com/how_4425956_drill-fiberglass.html)

I'm sure there...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Wandersome
Re: sailboatlistings blocked

Thanks Jimgo, I'll try to get through using the email. Perhaps they have a login that will get me around the google block.

Take care!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Wandersome
Re: sailboatlistings blocked

Thanks Jimgo, I'll try to get through using the email. Perhaps they have a login that will get me around the google block.

Take care!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-03-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Wandersome
sailboatlistings blocked

OK, many of you folks know I work overseas. Over the last few months..., being a part of sailnet has been awesome. I hope to meet and or sail with many of the folks I have met on Sailnet...

While...
Forum: Temporary SN Changes Forum   08-19-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 3,618
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Feedback and questions please...

I miss chat on my iPad.... Can't use it during the day on my laptop and I don't open my laptop at night when I have the time to visit the forum.... :(... Jmo
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,865
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Westerly 33 Ketch as a cruiser/live aboard?

Look up the westerly in the boat review forum. What I've seen so far is that those that like Westerly's love them and swear by them... Blue water... I don't know.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 308
Views: 36,862
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Steve, know you and yours are in our prayers. We are on your side through times of trouble. Fair weather buddy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 2,265
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Rescue at Sea: How it SHOULD be done.

I teach a lot of rescue. Please note I will not Side with either side of this event.... But.... The first and formost rule in rescue is do not create another victim. If I can't save you without...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,673
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

When did flipping become code? I like to install them ground down.... :(
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,673
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

MS, I looked at the Smart Plug. I suspect it would work well. It looks like it has a lot better seal than the old nema garbage. As for warm to the touch, define warm..... But I agree, hot or hot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,673
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

Yep, I'm actually dealing with that here. Ok not connectors on a boat, but power line. A poor connector consumes power. An undersized conductor also consumes power. Both, create heat. If you replaced...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,673
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

Ok and keep cords away from birds.... They (the birds) will eat the currents.... Warm is subjective. Do not coil a cord with power flowing. A coil and a wire can make a transformer. Coiled extension...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,673
Posted By Wandersome
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

After reading mainsails info I would follow his advice as well.... Crimping over tinning. Solder is not exactly the same as tinning. Acid is used to clean the copper in solder. It's just called flux....
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