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Search: Posts Made By: ArgleBargle
Forum: Chartering 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: St. Lucia to Grenada Charter review

thanks for the responses. maybe this thread will be a useful resource in the future.

yes, B.J., they did make us go to the airport at Clifton, Union Is - customs near the waterfront, immigration...
Forum: Chartering 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By ArgleBargle
St. Lucia to Grenada Charter review

Hi.

Just returning from a 10 day one-way charter from St. Lucia (Marigot) to Grenada (True Blue) with Horizons on a Bavaria 45 and thought I'd scribble down a few comments. Will not review the...
Forum: Chartering 11-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: St. Lucia to Grenada versus Antigua to St. Martin

Hi

i did one way Antigua - St martin a few years ago in late march with Horizon out of Jolly Harbour, Antigua and had an amazing time. I'm doing one way St Lucia to grenada (also with Horizon)...
Forum: Chartering 11-20-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: St. Lucia - Grenada in March/April

Thanks again.

Ended up going with a Bavaria 45 from Horizon (though they dont have a St. Lucia base, you can pick it up there at either Marigot or Rodney and do the one-way to Grenada, which is...
Forum: Chartering 11-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: St. Lucia - Grenada in March/April

thanks all for the great info. very helpful.

i was starting to get worried about reports of crime, but after hearing more experiences seems like its maybe a bit overblown and i'm guessing likely...
Forum: Chartering 11-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: St. Lucia - Grenada in March/April

Thanks! What do you think about the wind and swell conditions that time of year?
Forum: Chartering 11-18-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By ArgleBargle
St. Lucia - Grenada in March/April

Finally pulling the trigger this week on the 1st of potentially 2 charters next year.

St. Lucia - Grenada via the Grenadines 9 days last week of March/1 st week of April.

any info on the...
Forum: Chartering 11-06-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By ArgleBargle
Appropriate Med Charter

Hi

Looking to charter in the Med next spring/summeror fall (may-sept ok). The crew would like benign sailing conditions (i think read as light winds), with a mix of scenic &/or quiet anchorages...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By ArgleBargle
Iron Keel opinions

Hi

would most AGREE or DISAGREE with the statement:

"Although perhaps not as ideal as a lead keel, apart from expecting some maintenance such as sanding/blasting and re-application of a...
Forum: Chartering 09-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: Abacos @ X-mas/New Years vs other destinations

Thanks for all of the responses. After considering it, I have decided to leave Abaco until later in the season. Cheers!
Forum: Chartering 08-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By ArgleBargle
Abacos @ X-mas/New Years vs other destinations

Hi

looking to charter over the (admittedly high season) xmas new years break and considering Abacos. wondering about weather (esp is it ever really actually uncomfortably cool? high winds?) and...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 04-01-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By ArgleBargle
West Coast Van Is: Specific questions

Hi

have a few initial specific questions about going down west coast vancouver island. have read all of the usual guides and reviewed the charts but trying to complete my "due diligence". thanks...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 03-31-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By ArgleBargle
Epilogue

thought i would post an epilogue to my original post.

well, it was a completely uneventful trip north at the end of march. Campbell river through seymour narrows at low water slack, slopped at...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 03-22-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: Johnstone Strait - going North in spring?

Hi.

thanks for all of the excellent responses.

just to reiterate, i was sort of trying to compare going directly north via discovery/johnstone/broughton straits in the spring when the weather...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: New(ish) ca. 45 ft boats w large fwd&aft cabins

thanks for the responses.

i hadnt really considered buying a boat with 2 aft cabins and modifying it. i suspect that would add substantial cost, but dont really have much experience in that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By ArgleBargle
New(ish) ca. 45 ft boats w large fwd&aft cabins

hi

considering going a little larger.

looking for new or late model boats in the 45 ft range (pref 42-46) with 2 cabins - single large fwd cabin & single large aft cabin of comparable size.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 03-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By ArgleBargle
Johnstone Strait - going North in spring?

Hi

planning a staged counterclockwise around vancouver Is trip this summer. Campbell river to Port hardy looks like a bear into prevailing westerlies in the summer (even the more protected long...
Forum: Chartering 03-16-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: St Maarten itinerary - 9 days

i know its a bit out of the way, but if the swells are NOT from the north when you're there, i recommend an ovenight at the small mooring ball field at Saba, dinghy to Fort Baie & take a little taxi...
Forum: Chartering 01-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: Review of Phuket, Thailand area charter

i looked more & see you are right about the lack of nonstop from US. thanks.

would love to hear more about the gulf side. it was a difficult decision when we were planning.
Forum: Chartering 01-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By ArgleBargle
Review of Phuket, Thailand area charter

WARNING: This is generally a positive review. I tried to be critical, but we just had such a great time with no hitches, there really wasnt that much to be critical of.

Hi

Recently returned...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-02-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By ArgleBargle
Leaving Dead battery on shore power charger

hi.

My batteries are dead. i new they were going but i thought i could squeeze the rest of the season out of them. i could not.

For several reasons (not in stock, i'm out of town for a couple...
Forum: Chartering 08-26-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By ArgleBargle
Re: Horizon Yacht Charters

We also had great experience with Jackie & Al chartering out of Horizon Antigua on Bavaria 40. Went one way to St. Martin. wonderful trip. However, we found the St Martin Horizon people to whom we...
Forum: Chartering 08-16-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By ArgleBargle
info on Phuket, Thailand area charter

Hi

I'm chartering a 40 foot monohull for 9 days with Sunsail out of Phuket, Thailand in the first half of January, 2013. Starting to plan - will probably do Ko Phi Phi, Ko Hong Phang Nga, Ko Hong...
Forum: Chartering 10-24-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By ArgleBargle
Hi thanks for the responses looking at...

Hi

thanks for the responses

looking at the Caribbean. i have a 37 footer in BC which i dont generally single hand because i prefer company, but can when necessary. sounds like its a no-go...
Forum: Chartering 10-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By ArgleBargle
chartering alone

hi

usually charter with wife +/- friends, family.

because of work etc i have a week in december with no one available (and i dont really want to go with strangers).

before i randomly email...
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