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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Looking for Digital Thermostat for AC Driven Cold Plates

This is what I am considering:
Amazon.com : AC 110~120V Digital Temperature Controller Thermostat F : Renewable Energy Charge Controllers : Patio, Lawn &...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Looking for Digital Thermostat for AC Driven Cold Plates

My boat has a two Grunert AC driven cold plates. Yesterday I noticed that my refrigerator was running to excessively low temps. The last time that occured it was my freezer and defrosting the unit...
Forum: Chartering   02-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Need Suggestions for first Charter in St. Martin?

Just to update everyone about our awesome trip. First day was to Ile Fourche beating in 8-12ft seas, our youngest crew member almost got sick and non of us were completely comfortable. The next day...
Forum: Chartering   01-08-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Need Suggestions for first Charter in St. Martin?

Ron,
Thanks for the teaser...gives me something to look forward to after waking up to 8 degrees here this morning:eek:
Forum: Chartering   01-07-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Need Suggestions for first Charter in St. Martin?

Thank you everyone for the replies!
They have been very informative and that coupled with the cruising guide will give us a great deal of information in planning our trip. Yes we are arriving Sunday...
Forum: Chartering   01-06-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Need Suggestions for first Charter in St. Martin?

I have an upcoming charter out of St. Martin the first week of February with Sunsail. I am looking for suggestions on an itinerary that would work with our relatively short charter as we will likely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 4,169
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Boat BBQ tips and recommendations...

I purchased the same grill a couple of years back and also have problems with the flame going out. It does not seem to be wind related and I am wondering if there is some sort of design flaw. Can be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 6,561
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: In case of apocalypse what sailboat and how to use it?

We just watched it again last night:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-30-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,642
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: stiffen sails - how often?

Also loss of vision, delayed back ache, etc.......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2013
Replies: 189
Views: 27,837
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Pictures of your boat

Adventure, a 2000 Hunter Passage 450.
Forum: Chartering   07-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Looking for Sunsail/Moorings Owners Feedback?

Your assumption is correct from what I have been told...Thanks for the link!
Forum: Chartering   07-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Looking for Sunsail/Moorings Owners Feedback?

Thanks for the reply,
That was one of my first questions to the agent involved. Unfortunately I was told that I could not get the information until we were further along in the purchase process...
Forum: Chartering   07-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Looking for Sunsail/Moorings Owners Feedback?

I have four individuals interested in the Ownership Program with Sunsail on a new 444 Catamaran. We are attempting to see if the financial numbers would make sense. The spreadsheets provided by...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-24-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Mikelson 51

Bob,
The San Diego boat seems to be the better of the two...What were your thoughts after seeing them in person?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Mikelson 51

Bob,
Thanks for the input...probably not the easiest boats to control around the dock either.
Sure would make a nice live aboard though! Have you heard of the Trunk Monkey? Have they invented a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Mikelson 51

Anyone have any info the these boats? Classic heavy displacement with full keel and full of teak all over. There are a couple of nice looking ones on Yachtworld right now. Do they sail worth a dam?...
Forum: Chartering   03-15-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,386
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Plan of Attack in BVI, Island Hopping

A couple of Painkillers will fix just about anything!!
Forum: Chartering   03-11-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: St. Thomas Charlotte Amalie info

If you can get dropped at the Ferry they will keep your luggage while you walk or take a group taxi down the waterfront. There is an open air bar/restaurant visible from the street. That way you...
Forum: Chartering   03-06-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,210
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Recent charter in BVIs

Photos look very familiar. Just got back from a week long charter...had a great time!
Returning from Anegada. - YouTube
Humpback Whales in the Virgin Islands - YouTube
Can't wait to go back.
Forum: Chartering   03-06-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,386
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Plan of Attack in BVI, Island Hopping

I totally agree...We tried to no avail, so we had to stay the night at Ft. Burt Hotel. Imagine our surprise when they told us our boat name and we realized that it had been sitting there empty on the...
Forum: Chartering   03-06-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,386
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Plan of Attack in BVI, Island Hopping

For your first day don't plan on getting out of the marina before 3 pm. Our charter start time was 12 pm and the boat was empty on the dock the night before. We had our briefing and went to Rite Way...
Forum: Chartering   03-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Music situation on charter boats?

Our Conch Bene had a Fusion unit with CD player and USB and Ipod adapter cable, not sure if all of the boats have this so YMMV?
Forum: Chartering   03-06-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,849
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: BVI Sail Destination Times?

We had not planned to visit Trellis Bay, but after the trip to and back from Anegada our jib had developed a tear which needed to be repaired. One on the guys from the charter company met us in...
Forum: Chartering   03-03-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,849
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: BVI Sail Destination Times?

Just got back from out trip, we chartered with Conch and were allowed to go to Anegada. The requirement was that we had a hand held GPS. We did in the following order, Salt, Virgin Gorda, Anegada,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,291
Posted By Bowedtoothdoc
Re: Are Centre Cockpits Good?

How about Amel. They have made center cockpit blue water cruisers for many years.
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