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Search: Posts Made By: sailingwife
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-02-2008
Replies: 31
Go!
Views: 3,511
Posted By sailingwife
Going now!

We are weeks away from leaving ourselves. In fact, today is my husband's last day at his job. It all started with a plan about 2 1/2 years ago, lots of work, saving and spending money getting the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By sailingwife
The local service provider is The Offshore Store...

The local service provider is The Offshore Store 206-632-3025 Alpha Marine has always directed me there for service issues, perhaps they will be better able to help you. Have you changed anything...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2007
Replies: 70
Views: 6,531
Posted By sailingwife
This is what I was thinking or ordering and...

This is what I was thinking or ordering and giving a try. It is found on the Ultimate Sole web site.



7 Seas French Press Coffee Makers (UG406)


7 Seas Stainless Steel French Press
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,209
Posted By sailingwife
We can so relate to that. After being on the...

We can so relate to that. After being on the hard for nearly 3 months being repowered we took ours out and in the lack of routine forgot to store things that crash down below while healed over, had...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-22-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 2,458
Posted By sailingwife
I think it all comes down to $$. When we were...

I think it all comes down to $$. When we were looking and found out boat, upon survey they found two wet deck areas (pretty contained) we got an estimate on the cost of repair and reduced the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 3,386
Posted By sailingwife
We bought our 1981 44 Gulfstar this part summer...

We bought our 1981 44 Gulfstar this part summer and have been nothing but impressed....for a 1981 boat that is. I know there has been talk of inconsistent build quality and workmanship but we've...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,777
Posted By sailingwife
Great site and idea. We are now 18 months and...

Great site and idea. We are now 18 months and counting down to doing the same. Health of parents providing the only known barrier and growing the CK (cruising kitty).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By sailingwife
Good information. One theory a dock mate had was...

Good information. One theory a dock mate had was that there was some type of pressure vent or overflow with a tube that created a siphon and once started went until all the fluid was drained.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By sailingwife
Loss of all transmission fluid

An interesting thing happened while out this past weekend. Our Perkins 4-154 with a Borg-Warner 71CR after heating up lost all transmission fluid into the bildge leaving us without any forward gear....
Forum: herSailNet 12-26-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 4,199
Posted By sailingwife
The other end of the spectrum is teenagers who...

The other end of the spectrum is teenagers who have been around boats their whole lives and would rather be held hostage anywhere but on the boat. 2 of our 3 haven't even seen the new boat and we've...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-26-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 4,570
Posted By sailingwife
You may want to check out the web site of the...

You may want to check out the web site of the Rard family who set off this fall sailing in one. Their web site is www.rubyslippers49.com. You can also send them emails to ask specific questions. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-26-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By sailingwife
My wonderful sailing husband got me foul weather...

My wonderful sailing husband got me foul weather gear and a strobe to attach to my life vest. He said I was worth finding if I fell over board! He received from me the 3 book Cunningham Guides to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 4,746
Posted By sailingwife
Thanks gc1111, just the kind of info I was...

Thanks gc1111, just the kind of info I was looking for!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2006
Replies: 52
Views: 4,746
Posted By sailingwife
So, not to change direction of the thread which...

So, not to change direction of the thread which is very good info for others ignorant on this communication means, someone going out cruising it sounds like would typically have a SSB with a Pactor...
Forum: Chartering 10-09-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By sailingwife
We went through Ed Hamilton, a broker of sorts,...

We went through Ed Hamilton, a broker of sorts, but they did a great job for us and it didn't appear to cost extra as they must get paid by the charter companies. They find out your experience...
Forum: Provisioning 10-06-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 4,041
Posted By sailingwife
This is good info. I was just thinking about...

This is good info. I was just thinking about this type of stuff this morning as we are about a year and a half from taking off. I was wondering if things like toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo were...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 12,777
Posted By sailingwife
Our boat we just purchased is also missing some...

Our boat we just purchased is also missing some fluid. The surveyor said to get it serviced but heck if I can find somewhere and it seems that one could do it themselves. Ours is a pedestal mounted...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-03-2006
Replies: 3,327
Views: 641,096
Posted By sailingwife
Puget Sound Washington

Puget Sound Washington
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-26-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By sailingwife
I envy you. We just bought our boat for the...

I envy you. We just bought our boat for the dream in Port Townsend and will spend the next couple years getting ourselves and the boat ready for our exit strategy. Got to get the last kid started...
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