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Forum: Weather   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,481
Posted By jerryRiggin
Anchoring in high winds

I woke up this morning to a rather stiff breeze so, lest I was just being a wimp, I looked it up to verify:

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I see even...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: How often do you update your charts?

That's the perfect opportunity to use the Community Edits feature in Navionics, which allows you to update the map yourself. Once you've done that it is updated for everyone when they update their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By jerryRiggin
What's on your agenda for education this year?

Whether it's for boating, diving, sailing, fishing, spearfishing, or water skiing, I'm always trying to expand my nautical knowledge.
I'm planning to attend some seminars, webinars and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: How often do you update your charts?

Good point about how often changes are made. A lot of cartography companies publish new charts once a year. I use Navionics and they get thousands of updates a week to their charts and they update...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-24-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jerryRiggin
How often do you update your charts?

I use a navigation app on my phone and iPad. The data is updated thousands of times a week so I try to make sure I update my maps fairly often. Same for the chartplotter, though I don't have a wifi...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-24-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: Eating for a dollar a day in the Bahamas

Thanks for all the great suggestions everyone! Really useful information!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-24-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-24-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 4,852
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: And they just get uglier and uglier

That definitely looks like a boat that you'd find in St. Barts
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: New mooring Portland Maine

I'm interested as well. No immediate plans for me but I've visited the area and would love to set up camp there for a while.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: Needed gift ideas for the boating lady

I agree with everyone else as well, the warm weather gear is going to be key. I'd also suggest a pair of floating sunglasses. Can't tell you how many MOB I have marked on my phone navigation app to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: Eating for a dollar a day in the Bahamas

Wow, capta! What wonderful suggestions. After a year of "living off the land" in the Bahamas (and many, many shorter trips) I never tried many of the things you listed here. I am eager to try them...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: Eating for a dollar a day in the Bahamas

Holy moly! I never knew how to prevent the pressure cooker from clogging b/c of the steam. THANK YOU!!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: Eating for a dollar a day in the Bahamas

LOL... well the idea is to eat cheap, good food. :)
We have amazing dishes for super cheap while cruising... if you like seafood ;)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: Eating for a dollar a day in the Bahamas

Actually, I will be hosting a webinar to help other sailors eat more cheaply while cruising so that they can keep within a smaller budget that many cruisers must adopt when sailing.... at least we...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-28-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By jerryRiggin
Eating for a dollar a day in the Bahamas

I'm interested in how ya'll eat for cheap in the Bahamas.

While we were cruising the Bahamas we fed ourselves for pretty darn cheap. (Check out the map below for the places we've visited.)
...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   11-26-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By jerryRiggin
Narrowly Escaped Disaster with Broken Stays

It was a beautiful day, our maiden ocean voyage on our new-to-us-but-very-old hobie cat. We went off the beach in Delray and sailed a couple of miles north and south, the entire time about 1/2 mile...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-16-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By jerryRiggin
Where will you be sailing for the holidays?

We spend last Christmas in Ile Forchue between St. Martin and St. Barts. It's one of the most beautiful places and a great stop-over for a calm Christmas anchorage and a beautiful Christmas morning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By jerryRiggin
What would you want to learn?

If you were to attend a seminar or webinar on any sailing/cruising topic, what would it be? What are you interested in learning about?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-07-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By jerryRiggin
What do you want for Christmas?

With the holidays fast approaching I'm putting together a list of gift ideas for sailors.
What would you get for your sailor friends and what would you like to receive as sailors?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By jerryRiggin
What would you do in a sticky situation?

A couple of years ago we were sailing in the Keys for an easy, routine weekend loop between islands. Suddenly all our electronics went out- lights, navigation, everything... after dark.
We were...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-03-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By jerryRiggin
Re: What questions would you ask about sailing the Bahamas on a Budget?

Great question. If there's anyone out there that has planned to cruise for 6 months, a year, maybe 2 years but just kept staying and managed to swing that financially, let us know how. I've been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By jerryRiggin
Crazy and Scary Stuff On Halloween Weekend

We've all seem some scary stuff out on the water before, but this weekend was especially scary. Maybe because it was Halloween?
We were in the intracoastal waterway (south Florida) and a guy had...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-29-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By jerryRiggin
What questions would you ask about sailing the Bahamas on a Budget?

My hubby and I quit our jobs and sailed the Caribbean and Bahamas for a year. I recently did a webinar on sailing the Bahamas on a Budget and had a BUNCH of really great follow up questions. I'm...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-21-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By jerryRiggin
Did you know?

Did you know that you can find marinas, fuel, waterfront restaurants, mechanics, and lots more from within your Navionics app? Just click on the search icon (looks like a magnifying glass) in the...
Forum: Provisioning   10-21-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By jerryRiggin
Provisioning in the Bahamas

What islands have you found to be the best for provisioning in the Bahamas, besides the obvious (Nassau)?

We have found that nearly every island has a tiny store but the supplies can be meager...
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