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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By navtron
Sailing On

A stiffer breeze came up, and a push of water moved aside as we heeled deeper to port. The autopilot adjusted slightly as our speed increased from this fresh new breeze. The foam from our movement...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 5,785
Posted By navtron
Singlehanding

What do you think about it....doing a 2-3 day run Offshore? Has anyone experience on this...How often have you done this...Doug
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-20-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By navtron
Gene, (the wife)got your PM, thanks. I'm a little...

Gene, (the wife)got your PM, thanks. I'm a little slow on figuring how to answer it, sooooo message is here to in case I did it wrong(!). Doug arrived into Norfolk area this am after single handeling...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-20-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By navtron
conrat66, hello, thanks for the note, Doug...

conrat66, hello, thanks for the note, Doug arrived in Norfolk this am, a hitch still possible? You can reach him at (516) 353 2930 or E-mail at Navtron @aol.com ( if he finds a wireless connection,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-19-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By navtron
Off-shore, Virginia to LI

:D Anyone up for a run probably this Fri, Sat, Sun to LI? I am seasoned off-shore. Pick my brain about electronics, boat repair/maintenance, navagation, celestial. Been cruising up from Fla, last...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-15-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By navtron
oopps, kasey, i'm a little slow on the...

oopps, kasey, i'm a little slow on the computer..i erased your message without reading for i didn't recognize name, now i do, please resend
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-15-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By navtron
welcome to the water! my husband is enroute from...

welcome to the water! my husband is enroute from fla-ny (see listing), may have to con't in pieces since wind is kicking up NE off-shore (just popped in to the ICW last nite). has 1 new sailor who...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-11-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 978
Posted By navtron
CREW WANTED: Charlston SC TO NY

In Charlston SC (started Fla) will continue on to LI NY. aboard my 42ft Center Cockpit sail. Was off-shore, had to jump in to ICW for now due to wind on nose & weather. Looking foward to jump out...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-06-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By navtron
Looking for Crew NY to FL

Sailing out of Long Island to Florida with stops in Beaufort, NC..Charleston, SC...Savannah, GA.. To Lake Worth or Ft Lauderdale...all or part..Leaving on or about Oct. 20th....all Offshore except if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By navtron
Are there water stains? You can check the...

Are there water stains? You can check the bulkhead where it bolts to..it is right out in the open...When I had my '84 30' mkIII I used Life caulk 4200..when I saw any water coming in I would dig out...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-19-2003
Replies: 32
Views: 8,050
Posted By navtron
Lightning Anyone?

A point of information...Been sailing offshore many years....been in many lightning storms....some where the night becomes day as the lightning lights up everything like daytime seeing the ocean...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-15-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By navtron
Engine Oil Problem

On the universal 2cyl M 18 engines...they have a rubber tube going from the valve cover going next to the Air intake...This eliminates that oil smell....check to see if you have one and get it away...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-07-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 5,947
Posted By navtron
NEWPORT 28

The 28 is the looks like a smaller 30...I had a 1984 30 newport...original owner..just sold her...I sailed her to Bermuda from Long Island, NY...to Florida 2 times and once to the Abaco Islands,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-22-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By navtron
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By navtron
Perkins 4108

May try a hair dryer on the air intake...if you got 110v from the dock... needs warm air to make it start easier in cold weather
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-19-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By navtron
Charleston to Abaco

NavTrex.....Sorry to say...Yes....I can''t believe it myself....My wife wants to do other things, and after mega years of boating, thought I''d give her wave a ride!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-15-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By navtron
Charleston to Abaco

I am a Captain & just sold my 43'' Irwin. Sailed it down from NY, and sailed it to Bermuda. Have done the Abacos also. Have extensive knowledge of Irwin & Offshore. Was just in Charleston with my...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-13-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 975
Posted By navtron
Florida Keys

Wondering if anyone has those secret places to stop at in the upper keys..Elliott Key & down...Boca Chita...
Forum: Chartering   11-30-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 2,007
Posted By navtron
Sailing the Florida Keys!

Check out the Yacht Areal at www.yachtareal.com. All the Toys, but mainly just Enjoy the Islands, the Reefs, the Sunsets!.....Good Dates Available!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-24-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 879
Posted By navtron
Looking For........

Want to charter my vessel in the Keys/Looking for a Skipper or mate who knows the Keys for week charters...45'' vessel cc sloop/Respond-Navtron@aol.com
Forum: Chartering   11-18-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By navtron
3-12 month charters?

Are you thinking to BareBoat or a Boat with a Captain?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By navtron
A4 Concerns

If oil consumption is very little, don''t worry about it....Some other reasons for the smoke is....old or clogged oil filter, old or overheated oil(oil at high temps breaks down & becomes thin. when...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-27-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By navtron
Canceled Plane Trip?Sail to Ft. Lauderdale!

This is a trip of a life time. Enjoy & learn.
Capt. Doug
Forum: Chartering   09-27-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,087
Posted By navtron
Canceled Plane Trip?..Sail to Ft. Lauderdale

This is a trip of a life time! Enjoy & learn.
Capt. Doug
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-15-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By navtron
Canceled Plane Trip?Sail to Ft. Lauderdale!

Sail to FT. Laud. Florida on a Irwin 43'' cc Sloop, Huge Interior, 2 Staterooms w/private baths leaving Oct 25.... Shelter Island L.I., N.Y. to the Chesapeake ...Offshore....ICW to Beaufort, NC then...
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