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Search: Posts Made By: Soontobecruiser
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-17-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,962
Posted By Soontobecruiser
I would also make sure that you have a VHF at the...

I would also make sure that you have a VHF at the helm. We just did this trip with our only VHF being in the cabin and it was a pain in the neck.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-03-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,490
Posted By Soontobecruiser
OK now that I got the pictures figured out below...

OK now that I got the pictures figured out below are a couple of pics of the cabinets that we put in on the port and starboard side in the main cabin.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-03-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,490
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Let me try this again... ...

Let me try this again...

http://i892.photobucket.com/albums/ac126/Soontobecruiser/DSCN0023.jpg

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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-03-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,490
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Here are a couple of pictures that show the 1...

Here are a couple of pictures that show the 1 comfortable seat we now have on the boat. The cushions are 2" thick foam, the chair is the Go Anywhere seat and I really believe the curved cushion...
Forum: Provisioning 03-03-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 2,627
Posted By Soontobecruiser
My husband didn't realize what his problem was...

My husband didn't realize what his problem was until a few years ago. Bread seemed to be one thing that he could eat when most other things bothered him. Eating raw vegetables, garlic, and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-02-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,490
Posted By Soontobecruiser
We went offshore .just north of Ft Lauderdale at...

We went offshore .just north of Ft Lauderdale at Hillsboro Inlet. Our offshore experience was limited to about 8 hours before we left Virginia. We also went about 20 miles out from Cape Canaveral...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-02-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,490
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Things we learned about life aboard while traveling south on the ICW

Cruising Dad requested that I do a post of what worked and what didnít work as sailors trying to transition to cruisers. We traveled from Newport News, Virginia and are now at Boot Key Harbor in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-25-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,176
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Two things to consider, there is not a lot of...

Two things to consider, there is not a lot of wind on the Chesapeake Bay in general in July and the there are lots of jellyfish, mosquitoes, and biting flies. July and August were usually when we...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-25-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By Soontobecruiser
I worked in Anchorage for 1 1/2 years. The...

I worked in Anchorage for 1 1/2 years. The marina at Seward had a 5 year waiting list. I am not sure about other locations but you might want to check into your area if you are planning to stay in...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-25-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,492
Posted By Soontobecruiser
I am a wife that loved sailing but wasn't sure...

I am a wife that loved sailing but wasn't sure about living aboard for a long time. I really enjoyed vacationing 2 weeks at a time on our boat on the Chesapeake Bay. This past summer we had decided...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Anchoring for Strictly Sail Miami

I have not been to the Miami sailboat show before and was wondering if sailing the boat there and anchoring out was a good way to go? Are there any anchorages close by and what would be the best...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2009
Replies: 104
Views: 9,259
Posted By Soontobecruiser
People who hate their boats probably aren't...

People who hate their boats probably aren't spending their free time on sites discussing boats.

I was away from my boat for 1 1/2 years and missed her a lot.
Forum: Provisioning 10-22-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,150
Posted By Soontobecruiser
My father-in-law made his own "topsy turvey" He...

My father-in-law made his own "topsy turvey" He took a 5 gallon bucket and drilled holes in it. He then planted 6 small tomato plants in it. He did get lots of tomatoes, but a couple of things...
Forum: Islander 10-07-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Hello Captain Force, a couple of questions, first...

Hello Captain Force, a couple of questions, first where do you get polycarbonate? Second how do you secure it to the fiberglass? Third, how long have you used it, and how well does it wear?
Thank...
Forum: herSailNet 10-02-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 5,188
Posted By Soontobecruiser
One question for you...are you and your boyfriend...

One question for you...are you and your boyfriend committed to each other enough to get married? If not I wouldn't suggest planning to cruise for any length of time with him.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-30-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,278
Posted By Soontobecruiser
It could be mirror misalignment or bent frames.

It could be mirror misalignment or bent frames.
Forum: Islander 09-07-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,119
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Thanks for all the answers. We ended up getting...

Thanks for all the answers. We ended up getting a few square drive handles in Annapolis and grinding them down to fit.
Forum: herSailNet 08-13-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By Soontobecruiser
We grill a lot on our boat, but then again we...

We grill a lot on our boat, but then again we also grill a lot at home. Be careful of murphys law when grilling. If there is little wind and you break out the grill be prepared for the most wind...
Forum: herSailNet 08-12-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Congrads on your new boat. The nerves will wear...

Congrads on your new boat. The nerves will wear off before long. We went from sailing 16-18' sailboats to sailing a 36' sailboat on weekends evenings and vacations. After your first couple of...
Forum: herSailNet 08-04-2009
Replies: 79
Views: 7,314
Posted By Soontobecruiser
It sounds like you are on the right track...

It sounds like you are on the right track although I have always loved the water and I have enjoyed sailing from day 1.

One thing that I often hear about being a problem is that some husbands are...
Forum: Provisioning 07-27-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,295
Posted By Soontobecruiser
I am thinking about it for putting on a cat that...

I am thinking about it for putting on a cat that we will live on and cruice once we sell our house. My husband has to eat gluten free, so I end up making a lot of food bread, cookies, you name it...
Forum: Provisioning 07-26-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,295
Posted By Soontobecruiser
Has anybody tried the TCC Kitchen Machine?

I have an old one in my house and in getting ready to cruise thought that something like this might be useful. Has anyone used them to know how well the would hold up?

Kitchen Center Products...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Soontobecruiser
I don't know much about the boats that you have...

I don't know much about the boats that you have asked about, but my husband and I are trying to sell an Islander 36 that needs some work.

It has a wider beam than most in the 36' at 12 feet. The...
Forum: Provisioning 07-20-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,627
Posted By Soontobecruiser
He turned out to be just fine and we laugh about...

He turned out to be just fine and we laugh about it now.
Forum: Provisioning 07-20-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,627
Posted By Soontobecruiser
It was really funny watching my husband drink one...

It was really funny watching my husband drink one of those gluten free beers for the first time about 6 months ago. He would take a sip and then wait a while and then take another sip. He reacted...
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