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Search: Posts Made By: jerryRiggin
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-16-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By TQA
Re: Selling the house or renting

Selling simplicates your life.

I regularly hear of cruisers having to fly home to deal with some rental crisis.
Forum: herSailNet 08-13-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By Livia
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

I'm the main navigator aboard as well. I use a combination of OpenCPN and iNavX but would highly recommend using SASPlanet as well:

Electronic charting on Estrellita: SAS Planet & OpenCPN ~ SV...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 08-08-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By ufdiver
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

Oh man, SVAuspicious nailed it; He made some very good points, but also missed a few things: the video and audio quality were horrible, the editing was bad, and that poor girl in the video had a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Yorksailor
Re: Navigating the Reefs of Andros

We have used Navionics from Northern Canada to Trinidad and three times around the Caribbean and find them excellent value...We also have Open CPN...similar sized errors but just different depending...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Navigating the Reefs of Andros

Something else to consider is that different e-chart makers have licensed proprietary data. Don't know if it has changed now, but Garmin had licensed the Explorer Charts data for the Bahamas which is...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 08-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By Jd1
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

While I afree that technically there are a few hickups, I think it is better to have a video than not have a video. Yes you can get into more detail about cables to use, output power etc etc but...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 08-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

Seriously not impressed with the video. Unfortunately some people will buy off their lists and end up with a system more complex than it needs to be that they may not be able to get working.
...
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By paikea
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

Indeed, that was my question in a sense, no one is using anymore old ways? I think its always handy to know to plot a route on a chart without to always depend on the electronics. When I trek,...
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By clip68
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

It is funny you mention that everyone is using electronic equipment. I was just chatting with Donna about learning celestial navigation. I would love to be able to use a sextant.
Forum: herSailNet 08-05-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By paikea
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

I am very new at navigation at sea, ok, read that as clueless, so from what I understand, everyone is using electronic equipment only? I will certainly look into the names mentioned here. Thank you!
Forum: herSailNet 08-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: For Us Female Navigators Out There

My ex-gf liked OpenCpn because she was a very PC oriented person with get office skills etc. She didn't like the chart plotters at all because she thought they were too slow. With a mouse, wheel and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By sailak
Atta boy for vender

I was on the phone, surfing online sores or waiting for phone calls yesterday trying to purchase a Balmar alternator, regulator, serpentine belt kit and arm with belt buddy adjustment device.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By capecodda
Re: What Vessel Was This In?

This reminds me of something a buddy said to be while his boat was being delivered by hired crew.


"Nothing goes to windward like a 747"
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 04-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By svtrio
Re: Long-Range Wifi Installation

Glad to get a good look at the install process of a bullet rig. Thanks.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-07-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By billyruffn
Re: Track Sharing

I haven't "been there or done that", but the last time I encountered an experienced So. Pacific sailor he insisted that I accept a thumb drive full of tracks into and out of Pacific atolls and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 582
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: Seamanship & Navigation 03-31-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By PBzeer
Re: computer charting program

You might try this (http://marine5.fugawi.com/).
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By Faster
Re: Solar Shower for Aft Deck

I like the pump-up idea.. no need to 'hang' it anywhere.. but that won't stow as nicely as the soft ones..
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,830
Posted By One
Re: Solar Shower for Aft Deck

How about the one from duckworks:

http://www.duckworksbbs.com/gear/shower/shower.jpg

Pump-up Solar Shower (http://www.duckworksbbs.com/gear/shower/index.htm)

It's cheap and it comes with a...
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