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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2014
Replies: 531
Views: 128,350
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

we had some amazing views of Stromboli when there was a huge eruption with magma down to the water. apparently very rare and we were watching when it happened. we were then cleaning volcanic dust of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-07-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 19,932
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Best sailing blogs of 2014

Hi another shameless self-publicist!

My blog is Juno (http://www.yachtjuno.com). Over 100 entries now.Mostly cruising in the med but also the Caribbean and on our way to the Pacific this year.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Top Down Furlers

I said that i would feed back on my experience with the top down furler that i was planning to install on my Oyster 57.5 monohull. So here it is:
I have a short carbon bowsprit made by Formula, a...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   03-10-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Caribbean advice

We anchored in Fort de France at carnival time (which was amazing) in Martinique and drove to the windward side. If you have a shoal draft boat and are feeling brave there are some anchorages but its...
Forum: Chartering   01-13-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Martinique to the Grenadines Charter

We spent last winter cruising that area, but going from South to North. Its a very easy sail. I think the best islands are in the Grenadines in the south but if you like the high life try St Barths. ...
Forum: Chartering   10-10-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Chartering a sailboat in Sicily!

PCP, you are right we probably like to do different things. We do anchor whenever we can but then we like to occasionally travel inland and see the countries we are visiting such as the Roman Temples...
Forum: Chartering   10-09-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Chartering a sailboat in Sicily!

Doug
I don't have any experience of the charter companies but we sailed our boat from Sardinia along the south coast of Sicily, through the straits of Messina, up to the aeolian islands and on to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Top Down Furlers

Thanks everyone. I have ordered the Karver furler with the Navrec stay. Will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-03-2013
Replies: 0
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Views: 241
Posted By Yachtjuno
Wow

I used Sailnet for the first time recently to get some feedback on top down furlers and i was really impressed at the response. lots of very valuable feedback so thanks everyone.
Paul
Forum: Chartering   09-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Abacos @ X-mas/New Years vs other destinations

i vote for St Barths too. We loved it when we were there last Christmas.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Top Down Furlers

thanks Knuterikt
i havent seen your system before. its be interesting to see how the top down compares. i will certainly report back on this thread how i get on once i have it installed around the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Top Down Furlers

Thanks Overbored for taking the time to share your experience.
I have just had a bowsprit made with a 2:1 tack line that runs through the pole and back to the windlass and the furler will connect to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Top Down Furlers

Thanks Tim,
I would be very interested to hear how you get on.
Regards
Paul
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,339
Posted By Yachtjuno
Top Down Furlers

I have a genneker with a snuffer on my 59ft Oyster monohull and I find it too hard to use short-handed so the sail just sits in the lazarette taking up space. I am considering getting a Karver...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2013
Replies: 1,103
Views: 282,567
Posted By Yachtjuno
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