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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-02-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 10,435
Posted By billinmn
This is a young couple going around the world in...

This is a young couple going around the world in a Halberg Rassy and they have nothing but praises .

Windtraveler (http://windtraveler.blogspot.com/)

Here is another couple doing the same thing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,840
Posted By billinmn
Thanks for the tip about sailing videos on...

Thanks for the tip about sailing videos on Netflix. We're in a blizzard right now with 30+MPH. winds and 10" of snow so far and more expected today , I'm watching Sailing videos , how cool is that!...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-19-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By billinmn
I have to chime in for our very own Jerry Spiess...

I have to chime in for our very own Jerry Spiess (A teacher from White Bear Lake,MN ) in his Atlantic crossing in 1979 in the "Yankee Girl" a 10' home built. I read his book (Alone against the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,092
Posted By billinmn
That is great advise,go and enjoy your boat. My...

That is great advise,go and enjoy your boat. My sailboat isn't anything pretty to look at but I have more fun with it than the other 4 boats I have. Bill & Crew
Forum: Provisioning   01-05-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,377
Posted By billinmn
I have one that I use all the time and bags ...

I have one that I use all the time and bags (1Qt.) are about $.20 cents each.I cook all kind of meals and freeze them.I use the frozen meal in the cooler as extra ice and then just boil water ,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-28-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,222
Posted By billinmn
Jim isn't this sailing thing a hoot? I got a 23'...

Jim isn't this sailing thing a hoot? I got a 23' Watkins given to me a 1 1/2 years ago .the guy tried to sell it but it was to big of an eye sore and know one wanted it.He called up and said I was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-25-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By billinmn
Ho Ho Ho and a bottle ..wait, Ho Ho Ho Merry...

Ho Ho Ho and a bottle ..wait, Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas . Bill & Crew
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-16-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,013
Posted By billinmn
I sit here in Minnesota with my boats under tarps...

I sit here in Minnesota with my boats under tarps and covered in snow. This was just what I needed . Thanks it keeps the drive alive in spirit.
Watkins W23/ See Sea
Bill
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-15-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 5,648
Posted By billinmn
I say have at it! I came across a 23' boat for...

I say have at it! I came across a 23' boat for free on C list took some effort to scrape the crud off it and a laptop to look at a 1976 sales broachers to rig it but it's been a great adventure to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-10-2010
Replies: 576
Views: 74,188
Posted By billinmn
Great thread .I was wondering how your top deck...

Great thread .I was wondering how your top deck paint is holding up? I have an old Watkins w23 . This boat is in rough shape cosmetically and not to bad of shape otherwise.This boat was given to me...
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