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Search: Posts Made By: aeventyr60
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 506
Views: 108,933
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Earlier in the year we were anchored off "Old Town" Ko Lanta in Thailand when we heard all kinds of racket outside the boat. Something was hitting the side of the boat and deck. Going outside we saw...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-04-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,220
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Best outboard motor for a small inflatable?

I had an old seagull on a avon redcrest for awhile, damn thing was so loud it nearly made me deaf. Tough little motors. Get a Yamaha 2 of 3 Hp. Save you tons of trouble.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2014
Replies: 243
Views: 17,594
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Costco usually has a deal on golf cart batteries.....Trojans get pricey...had to get them this time as they were the only game in town (singapore)

You can also find white plastic boxes that fit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Clearance Agent Recommendations - Indonesia

Raymond Ledesma was the guy in charge of Sail Indonesia when we did the Sail Indonesia Rally. He had a side business of issuing CAITS to interested cruisers who did not want to join the rally. You...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Track Sharing

A quick and easy way on max c is to hit print screen, then save the image to a file.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2014
Replies: 2,411
Views: 161,415
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Fore and aft anchor, get the boat to lie parallel to he beach as the tide recedes. halyard to lee on a small anchor to get the lean started. Boat leans over very slowly as the tide goes out, position...
Forum: Multihull 02-25-2014
Replies: 301
Views: 19,229
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: How do you feel about catamarans?

We were just talking about all the cats we see that are they know how to sail? what's the deal? I was sailing downwind in 12-14 knots yesterday at the bottom end of Bass Harbor and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2014
Replies: 2,411
Views: 161,415
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month


Free WIFI abounds in Asia, every cafe, bar, restaurant, girly bar,barber shop has it. In some anchorages we can pick up the signal while anchored.

Subscription type plans are available...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-23-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,344
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Where dreams go to die?

San Carlos has the largest dry storage facility in Mexico. Truly a field of broken dreams. Maybe yours could start there?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2014
Replies: 2,411
Views: 161,415
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

most folks here have no idea what it costs to live/sail in the third world, and base cost/lifestyle on a land based lifestyle in the first world with all the costs it entails. You guys need to get...
Forum: Electronics 01-01-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Raymarine ST 60 Questions

Wire size more like a 22. Not your standard terminal block either. This one has the screws inside the tube with the wire inserted at the base of the tube then the screws are tightend down on the...
Forum: Electronics 12-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Raymarine ST 60 Questions

My ST 60 wind Instrument package came with a junction box to be used inside the cabin at the base of the base. So when you need to pull the stick just disconnect the wires. While they may...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-15-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 5,247
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: A survey is not poetry

Easy enough after talking to several people around the marina/boatyard. Owners associations should help you figure out the likely trouble spots.
Boatyard managers know who the local surveyors are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-21-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By aeventyr60
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 11-15-2013
Replies: 900
Views: 50,136
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Put learning how to heave too at the top of your list. Long before a drogue or before you get exhausted...heaving too so basic, yet ignored by most. don't see where this technique is ever discussed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-31-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Bill of Sale Question - Ownership

Use a dedicated Marine Title company.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 3,656
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Lost At Sea - 1 dead in the Southern Ocean

what would you expect from a New York wanker?

I met andew in new zealand on a lecture tour. Incredible guy. If any person I've ever met was a "real boater" andrew was the guy. Huge stones, and a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-15-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 18,735
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

Met a guy who collected rare shells and sent them to collectors around the world.

Met another guy lately who teaches English via Skype.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 08-09-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

I kept a small boat just inside the Ballard Locks close to Fisherman's Terminal. Back then the rent was 60 bucks a month. Safe and Secure, easy for folks to come look at. The Ranger would be a good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2013
Replies: 1,053
Views: 169,114
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I wonder about the entire water issue. Most dirt dwellers and those who have not sailed/raced long distance use an extraordinary amount of water. Could it have been that the inexperienced crew were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 2,733
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: When someone lists cook as a skill what is expected?

Being able to provision from local wet markets with foodstuffs and ingredients that one may not find at the local Piggly Wiggley's to create delicious and wholesome food. One of the more interesting...
Forum: herSailNet 07-06-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 6,126
Posted By aeventyr60
Re: T shirts, 100% cotton a must (and wet T contests)

Hane's Beefy T's worked for these cruising ladies at Dicks Last Resort, Musket Cove Rally week....
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