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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-12-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 8,254
Posted By RNGypsy03
Smile Alcohol Fire!!

Well, as we get ready to leave for the islands next spring, we are trying to use the original Galleymaid alcohol stove oven combo that is in this 1979 Endeavor Sloop. We had originally planned to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 7,357
Posted By RNGypsy03
Its not just you boyz that like this stuff! ...

Its not just you boyz that like this stuff!

RNGypsy03

Following the lives of Joey, a golden retriever, and Simon, a shihtzu as they leave family, friends and the midwest aboard a sailboat bound...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-13-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 4,983
Posted By RNGypsy03
Joey and Simon wear PFD's when underway, both...

Joey and Simon wear PFD's when underway, both with a handle..Joey exceeds 70 lbs and once I had to use a halyard to get him back on the boat. Simon, who weighs 11 pounds was an easy lift. We use no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 4,983
Posted By RNGypsy03
Larry sounds like an incredibly loyal guy. What a...

Larry sounds like an incredibly loyal guy. What a blessing to have someone or something love you to this degree. Might I suggest something to help Larry with his enjoyment of sailing? *Find a special...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 4,983
Posted By RNGypsy03
Smile Where to potty?

*Where to potty?
Dear Chris,

You probably know this already but living on a boat is a life of repetitive tasks... Check the chafing gear... Check the bilge, charge the batteries... You pretty...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-07-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 15,774
Posted By RNGypsy03
Hi, We started on a 27' Coranado, with a 2...

Hi,

We started on a 27' Coranado, with a 2 adultls, one teenager, and one 8 year old. We also had 2 70 lbs golden retrievers. We did this for a year. It wasn't as hard as it sounds. Everything...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-06-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 3,094
Posted By RNGypsy03
After much anguish over which eReader to buy, I...

After much anguish over which eReader to buy, I ended up with the iPad. I know you miss out on the ability to read in the sun, but I do most of my reading in bed, in the dark. The booklights are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 4,983
Posted By RNGypsy03
After living two years in the Caribbean with 2...

After living two years in the Caribbean with 2 dogs aboard I can tell you they were the single most important asset aboard. Yes, considerations do have to be made for them, and we've tried them all...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-31-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 18,937
Posted By RNGypsy03
Getting ideas from the dogs themselves might...

Getting ideas from the dogs themselves might help. Listen in on the lives of Joey and Simon, who leave family, friends, and the Midwest for a life of living aboard.

Sailboat Dog...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By RNGypsy03
There are 2 strokes still available in the US but...

There are 2 strokes still available in the US but they are the last of them. In some states like Michigan, you can't buy or operate one. With that said, a 2 stroke is the best bet for your size of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-31-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 18,937
Posted By RNGypsy03
Wink Sailboat dogs

I realize this thread is older however I wanted to leave a post anyway.*

I cruised for 2 years straight with 2 children, 2 golden retrievers, and a rescued cat. We lived aboard a 35' Coronado with...
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