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Search: Posts Made By: jerryRiggin
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By outbound
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

Gonna be a bit of a killjoy. I'm new at this. Started lasted November. But think things that will surprise you are very personal. Think they vary greatly person to person.
Examples for me:
How...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

See Mahina Expedition - Selecting A Boat for Offshore Cruising (http://www.mahina.com/cruise.html)

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/133009-ssca-ssu-updates.html
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By hpeer
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

When and how do I sign up?

Very topical for us.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

Looks like its good you asked. You were gunna talk about the theoretical details of nav, electrics etc but people want the personal stuff, the lifestyle, costs etc.

It looks like if you just talk...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By MedSailor
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

Sounds like fun! Good luck with the talk. The usual stuff like storms and safety gear will be much asked I'm sure.

Do you mind if I turn things around? What questions do you think we should be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By 4arch
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

It would be great to have the insights of someone who has done this recently. I've given a long list of questions I would have. I don't know that any one person can cover them all though.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By kwaltersmi
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

Based on the number of times I've seen it asked around here, many people will be interested in how to pay for/afford cruising and your personal story as it relates (investments, working while...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By Captainmeme
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

Bugs, tell us about the bugs both on board and on shore.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By Tempest
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

I'd be interested in Tips and Tricks for clearing into various ports and the Paperwork/Protocols/Fees involved in each... if they vary. eg. Does the entire crew present themselves in port A, but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By SVTatia
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

Many people are interested in provisioning - hints, tips, etc.

I am sure someone will ask you about the budget, which is the same as asking how long is a piece of rope.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-16-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By TQA
Re: Selling the house or renting

Selling simplicates your life.

I regularly hear of cruisers having to fly home to deal with some rental crisis.
Forum: herSailNet 08-13-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By Livia
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

I'm the main navigator aboard as well. I use a combination of OpenCPN and iNavX but would highly recommend using SASPlanet as well:

Electronic charting on Estrellita: SAS Planet & OpenCPN ~ SV...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 08-08-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By ufdiver
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

Oh man, SVAuspicious nailed it; He made some very good points, but also missed a few things: the video and audio quality were horrible, the editing was bad, and that poor girl in the video had a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By Yorksailor
Re: Navigating the Reefs of Andros

We have used Navionics from Northern Canada to Trinidad and three times around the Caribbean and find them excellent value...We also have Open CPN...similar sized errors but just different depending...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Navigating the Reefs of Andros

Something else to consider is that different e-chart makers have licensed proprietary data. Don't know if it has changed now, but Garmin had licensed the Explorer Charts data for the Bahamas which is...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 08-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By Jd1
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

While I afree that technically there are a few hickups, I think it is better to have a video than not have a video. Yes you can get into more detail about cables to use, output power etc etc but...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 08-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

Seriously not impressed with the video. Unfortunately some people will buy off their lists and end up with a system more complex than it needs to be that they may not be able to get working.
...
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By paikea
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

Indeed, that was my question in a sense, no one is using anymore old ways? I think its always handy to know to plot a route on a chart without to always depend on the electronics. When I trek,...
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By clip68
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

It is funny you mention that everyone is using electronic equipment. I was just chatting with Donna about learning celestial navigation. I would love to be able to use a sextant.
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By paikea
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

I am very new at navigation at sea, ok, read that as clueless, so from what I understand, everyone is using electronic equipment only? I will certainly look into the names mentioned here. Thank you!
Forum: herSailNet 08-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

My ex-gf liked OpenCpn because she was a very PC oriented person with get office skills etc. She didn't like the chart plotters at all because she thought they were too slow. With a mouse, wheel and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By sailak
Atta boy for vender

I was on the phone, surfing online sores or waiting for phone calls yesterday trying to purchase a Balmar alternator, regulator, serpentine belt kit and arm with belt buddy adjustment device.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By capecodda
Re: What Vessel Was This In?

This reminds me of something a buddy said to be while his boat was being delivered by hired crew.


"Nothing goes to windward like a 747"
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 04-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By svtrio
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

Glad to get a good look at the install process of a bullet rig. Thanks.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-07-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By billyruffn
Re: Track Sharing

I haven't "been there or done that", but the last time I encountered an experienced So. Pacific sailor he insisted that I accept a thumb drive full of tracks into and out of Pacific atolls and...
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