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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-28-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 6,520
Posted By J-42
caribbean cruising routes

I am planning a similar departure for November 2002. The plan is Newport (11/5), Bermuda, BVI(11/20), then passage to Grenada (2/03), and work our way back north. Puerto Rico 4/1/03, Bahamas...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-25-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 9,162
Posted By J-42
Watermaker on Sailboat

Thanks for the earlier reply.

I am curious about your decision to go with a Clark pump watermaker if you had it to do again. Why? Noise, maintenance, increased output, convience of more...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 12,796
Posted By J-42
Whisker Pole vs Cruising Spinnaker

Be sure to get a snuffer. I have used ATN''s with joy, and others without. Snuff then jibe, is reliably no sweat.

If you go with the pole and symetrical you will go faster downwind (but use it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,471
Posted By J-42
Auto PFD Choices

One of the issues I was told of when I bought mine, was how far down the chest the strap around the back is. It is important that the strap be on the ribs, not below the ribs, in order not to cut...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 9,162
Posted By J-42
Watermaker on Sailboat

I will be taking a 6 month sail to the Caribbean next winter. I understand a watermaker would be very convenient. I am thinking of a PUR 40e, as small and not too expensive. We are 2 adults 1...
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