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Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   08-25-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 5,806
Posted By seanseamour
Re: Video of extraordinary USCG rescue at sea

One should not venture out to sea without the awareness of the force of nature, just as one should not venture out unprepared and unwilling to follow clear safety and emergency procedures. I have...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   02-21-2013
Replies: 1,949
Views: 148,290
Posted By seanseamour
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

If you go back to last summer when Wallbridge was in London glorifying or rather bragging his seamanship and strategy to navigate in eye of a hurricane I could not believe there was no query on how...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   02-20-2013
Replies: 1,949
Views: 148,290
Posted By seanseamour
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Every mariner should, at the very very least, read Mario Vittone' coverage of Day 6 of the hearings. His analysis of what went and what was done wrong Will save lives, for all confronted with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By seanseamour
Re: A Storm Too Soon ST Storm Andrea

I have absolutely no financial interest in this book, its inception came from a photo still posted somewhere by Commander Nevada Smith who filmed the rescue, one of his hobbies (he played the role of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By seanseamour
Re: A Storm Too Soon ST Storm Andrea

UPDATE ALERT The first print run of Michael Tougias' book on our rescue "A Storm Too Soon's" is missing pictures so I have scoured years of old computers to reconstitute a history of Sean Seamour II...
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   01-19-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 5,806
Posted By seanseamour
Re: Video of extraordinary USCG rescue at sea

The first print run of Michael Tougias' book on our rescue "A Storm Too Soon's" is missing pictures so I have scoured years of old computers to reconstitute a history of Sean Seamour II leading up to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-18-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By seanseamour
A Storm Too Soon ST Storm Andrea

Many of you followed the dramatic rescue of my crew and loss of Sean Seamour II in 2007, now best selling author Michael Tougias is about to publish the book!
A Storm Too Soon will be released...
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   10-23-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,806
Posted By seanseamour
Re: Video of extraordinary USCG rescue at sea

It is five going on six years since a series of miracles allowed us to survive unpredicted Sub-Tropical Storm Andrea, on January 15 A Storm Too Soon by best selling author Michael Tougias will be...
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   07-16-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,806
Posted By seanseamour
Re: Video of extraordinary USCG rescue at sea

It is thanks to the extraordinary valor and courage of the US Coast Guard crew that engaged under conditions beyond anything they had seen in the past. Beyond the awards received from both the US and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-24-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By seanseamour
Folkboats in the Mediterranean

Folkboats in the Mediterranean, let's get to know one another. I have a Nordic clicker build folk boat from 1970, based in the Gulf of Saint Tropez. Anyone out there?
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   04-19-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,806
Posted By seanseamour
Re: Video of extraordinary USCG rescue at sea

The book by a best selling writer in this area will be released next spring, I will inform the forum as soon as I am allowed, he researched the entire event extensively and the book is a gripper.
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos   03-17-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,806
Posted By seanseamour
Video of extraordinary USCG rescue at sea

I have uploaded the Sean Seamour II rescue video edited by NOAA for the COSPAS SARSAT 25th anniversary
http://www.artseaprovence.com/category/sea/rescue-video/
Forum: SailNet FAQ   03-17-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 3,270
Posted By seanseamour
Not the same problem but may interest some, watch...

Not the same problem but may interest some, watch an 80' rig go under a maybe 65' bridge clearance http://www.artseaprovence.com/2012/01/negotiating-bridges-on-the-inter-coastal-waterway/
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-27-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 9,946
Posted By seanseamour
Hello John, There was no offense taken, but to...

Hello John,
There was no offense taken, but to undertake this type of adventure requires extraordinary preparation in mind, vessel and reflection. It is said the SSII was well prepared and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-26-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 9,946
Posted By seanseamour
Atlantic crossing 3

In which conditions deploy drogues, cables, sea anchors and when to heave-to? In retrospect on your solo would you have adopted the same strategy again? The 32s5 is a winged keel with a spade rudder...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 9,946
Posted By seanseamour
Atlantic crossing 2

Another option you may wish to contemplate, joining the next ARC. Finally, don't know what your Med cruising objectives are but its a tough sea, more fearsome than the Atlantic, just image a series...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 9,946
Posted By seanseamour
Atlantic crossing

The Sean Seamour II events referenced by Jon Pollard below must take into consideration the extraordinary situation I encountered, ST Storm Andrea was not anticipated and the Director of the NHC was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,172
Posted By seanseamour
My experience

I have had two ACR 406 units, the first I purchased for a crossing in 1996, the second for another in 2002. In 2007 I pulled my 2002 Globalfix which worked about 90 minutes then failed but was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 3,376
Posted By seanseamour
GreebBoatBateauVert database

Having just found your thread I suggest you have a look at the webiste we are building - so much is happening so quickly that it is difficult to decide what is the best way to go. If you are thinking...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-01-2008
Replies: 161
Views: 15,804
Posted By seanseamour
Heavy weather tactics

I have traditionally run with heavy weather dragging one or two drogues, the last time through Andrea last May. We were two boats that far out in 80 plus kts 70' plus troughs, s/v Flying Colors was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 5,737
Posted By seanseamour
window solar panels

just add 3w's followed by dot com to asola-power then go to automotive USP's
fair winds, seanseamour
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 5,737
Posted By seanseamour
Window solar panels

I am looking for a manufacturer of solar panels built into windows, suggest you look at a German firm "asola-power", but they are in development whereas I have heard that a japanese firm is selling...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-31-2008
Replies: 161
Views: 15,804
Posted By seanseamour
Heavier boat, same circumstances

I am not quite sure a heavier boat would have resisted the slam of the rogue wave better, perhaps the contrary. To understand my perspective I have to relate what happened. I was at the starboard...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 6,744
Posted By seanseamour
Floorboards

After going through a 360 last May and loosing my vessel I would only install hinges plus turninglock lift to secure floorboards. Not all my boards were secured but even those with hinges plus lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-26-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 6,744
Posted By seanseamour
First hand experience

After going through a 360 last May and loosing my vessel I would only install hinges plus turninglock lift to secure floorboards. Not all my boards were secured but even those with hinges plus lift...
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