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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-26-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#7

...had not seen a ship or plane for two days...about 175 miles off shore due south of houma,i passed an oil super structure # times the size of the typical oil rig...much later i smelled something...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-26-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#6

...i went to the store,got anouther 6 lg jars of peanut butter and more tortillas,filled all my h2o jugs and w/ help from the coasties,got lats and lons of a few hazzards i wanted to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-25-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#5

...they did not aproach,but were curious.i hacksawed away a crimp on the fluke that was prohibiting it from pivoting past the shaft.then lashed anchor to pulpit,hooked a caribener on tip of fluke and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-24-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#4

...he said he was mexican coast guard & asked if i had a permit."no just id & papers for the boat" and that i was heading for belize.told me that "if i stayed in the boat" i'd be "ok"."do you know...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#3

...so now,late july,gps showed @150 miles across the yucatan channel sw to the tip of the penisula.would've liked to stay for a day,but i did not want to meet any cubans.(i'm sure theres alot of good...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#2

...it was then i noticed excess play in the tiller.a weld,the po had done, on the rudder mounted lower pintle bracket had failed,and this had created circular cracks around the upper pintle,so that...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-22-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: jetty hopping:south texas coast

mdbee-did not check tide,just came in.but at port arthur jetty i had to wait at anchor for hours before i was able to come in.it had rained alot to the north so that had an effect aswell. scoot-...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-21-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

hey taps i just hailed u on the jetty hop threa...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-21-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: jetty hopping:south texas coast

hey taps thanks 4 the footage texas kicks as... did not know if i cud put #2 "s" w/out gitin arested,...ain't it grand;more time on ur boat=more learning>experience=trust ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-21-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 5,892
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: Give me a break: Techniques for Heaving-To

very true capiton a.. also, a very good anti current devise if the wind is right and u need the zzzz's
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-21-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By 2belize&back
warning:do not try this at home-part#1

before heading out thru big sarasota pass into the gulf,slow moving tropical storm debby at dusk, had spun off a tornado that just missed my anchorage by a 1/4 mile just outside the pass-a-grille...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-17-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 18,271
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: rammed:by the customs & border patrol

sal par, i'll try to get her done 2day or 2moro.am going to be on the road after that,maybe have access to another puter.the next and final? thread will be titled ; warning: do not try this at home!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-16-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 18,271
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: rammed:by the customs & border patrol

sloop,once again, extrapolation.i did not say the us coast guard boarded me in belize.but, when i was inbetween cuba & the yuc penisula, a small (maybe 80' to 100') came from behind and went by very...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-16-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 18,271
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: rammed:by the customs & border patrol

well,you can "belize" it or not.it's a free country.i sailed for adventure,and i found it.for solitude & found,for nature and to get better at sailing.check.to chuckles:ie. "complaining"? i said in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-15-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 18,271
Posted By 2belize&back
rammed:by the customs & border patrol

In cruising,you are bound to be checked out by the authorities,and i did not mind at all.they are professionals doing the job of protecting the waters,infrastructure and other boaters, ect.. in my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: Delaware to the Caribbean 2012

looking forward to it! best of luck.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-13-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: jetty hopping:south texas coast

correction.the first run was @35 miles-not 130.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-13-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By 2belize&back
jetty hopping:south texas coast

barefoot sailing the texas waters offshore and along the icw,in the warm winter months was awsome,amongst the dolphins,herons,pink flamingoes and sea turtles. my first coastal run was @130...
Forum: Provisioning   11-11-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,530
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: provisioning for a 400 mile passage..

oh,ok,they say laughing is healthy.glad to help.:)
Forum: Provisioning   11-11-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,530
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: provisioning for a 400 mile passage..

what does rotfmao translate to?
Forum: Provisioning   11-11-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,530
Posted By 2belize&back
Forum: Provisioning   11-11-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,530
Posted By 2belize&back
Forum: Provisioning   11-11-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,530
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: provisioning for a 400 mile passage..

900 miles.straight across gulf,from just south of cancun to galviston via louisana.17 days.6 jars p-bu at( 2.2 lbs each )100 torts 17 gallons hot(heated by the sun)water.no bimini.in september. 22'...
Forum: Provisioning   11-10-2012
Replies: 43
Views: 5,530
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: provisioning for a 400 mile passage..

the most basic i went with,was peanut butter and tortillas and water.
Forum: Lake Huron   11-10-2012
Replies: 80
Views: 5,257
Posted By 2belize&back
Re: Review of my season on Georgian Bay

Great read,thanks for your effort.
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