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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-11-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,580
Posted By ocean_lady2003
cape horn

Sorry, forgot the official number of the sailing directions but it was one of the south America ones. Every nautical book shop can tell you mainly straight away.
Didn''t read a book about what the...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-23-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,557
Posted By ocean_lady2003
HELP! Mouse on board

Are you shure it''s a mouse? Could be a rat. Iwas always lucky with mouse glue on a big page of a news paper with some cheese in the middle. But be careful it''s real sticky stuff. Terrible to take...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 2,580
Posted By ocean_lady2003
cape horn

I am planing to do the same and have done some research on it. Wasn''t a real succsess. Found lots of advise on storm taktiks and what your boat should be able to take. Also lots of stuff about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Help! What brand engine should I buy?

I am not realy confinced about the Yanmar''s, manage to blow one of these (48 hp) up every 3 years after about 3000 h (hard use). Than there are little handy things like a missing waste oil discharge...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 6,030
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Smokin'''' Perkins

Where the white smoke possibly comes from is said already. But since all of this engines have a soule and their own specific little "faults", I thought I tell you a bit ab out the 4.108. The Perkins...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-11-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 6,266
Posted By ocean_lady2003
What''''s the best Head (toilet).....

Well, shid old bloody toilets, they are to small, they leak, or bloody expensive systems.
There are decent sized bowls out there. Just can''t find my list of suppliers, is stowed some where in a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-11-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Laptop for Cruising Software

I am running Nav Trek 97 on a old Toshiba Satellite. Its a PI but takes Win 98 the Nav software and a bit of other stuff I''m using to type a few letters and so. Charts run usualy of CD-Rom to save a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-11-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 2,755
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Choices, choices, choices !

I am skippering now for 18 years on all kind of sailing boats from 30 to 150 feet. About five years ago I got the idea to buy my own boat. Having seen hundrets of yachts, I got a pretty good idea...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-05-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,090
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Steel Boat

Good evening out there in the world of snow. It isn''t very warm here in the middle of the Med either.

Ok, to your steel boat. I have no idea about the Al Mason design but i own a steel boat and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-04-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By ocean_lady2003
kap horn east - west

Thanks for your input. I had the chance to watch part of the Video "storm tactics" from Lin and Larry Pardey. It''s quite impressive but I am more after area infos like, whats the best time to go...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-30-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By ocean_lady2003
kap horn east - west

I am prepearing a circum navigation, starting from the Med next winter. One part of the trip will go round the kap horn but all the books I have, giving lots of advise rounding the kap from west to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-28-2003
Replies: 3
  EPIRB
Views: 945
Posted By ocean_lady2003
EPIRB

I still have a simple, old manual one stored together with the em-pack in the locker next to the life raft and hope never using this thing.

Main difference between one without GPS ore one with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-24-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Cruising & War?

Sailormon6,
Sorry, wasn''t realy meant like that, didn''t want to start a politcal discussion. But beeing out here in Malta, sailors form all over the world cruising the Med stopping here for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-23-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Cruising & War?

Well, sitting in the middle of the Med, I agree with not showing a US flag in middle east. Could end up a little difficult. But the rest of the Med is safe.
Makes me pretty happy reading, that you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-23-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By ocean_lady2003
Is Crewing Safe?

Crewing is as safe as you want it to be. First of all is it a matter how to choose your ride or what you want.
Getting paid on a bigger yacht is mostly the safest. But there it depense mostly on...
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