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Forum: Cruising Videos   01-17-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By Livia
Arrow Passage Diary: 3000 Nautical Miles in the South Pacific

I recently made another video passage diary covering our trip from the Gambier in French Polynesia Westward bound this year. Some of you might have seen our Mexico to Marquesas Passage Diary - same...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2015
Replies: 102
Views: 6,502
Posted By bljones
Re: One Ship Stupid

As seen on the Dock:

The SeaRay pilot:

The "meh":...
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-12-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,765
Posted By Christian Williams
Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return--30 Minute Video

Twenty days out and 28 back on an Ericson 32-3.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-30-2014
Replies: 1,412
Views: 507,722
Posted By AllThumbs
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I made these "combing pockets" to make use of the dead space inside the cockpit combings. I glued them in permanently. I did both port and starboard sides. Great place to keep cell phone, radio,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By davidpm
don't give the Coast Guard any ideas

Coast Guard Going To Let Stranded Yacht Owner Sweat It Out Little More | The Onion - America's Finest News Source...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By titustiger27
Google Alerts for boat search

I thought a few might be interested in this --- if they didn't know about it already.

Google Alerts:

It's a way to have Google always on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2014
Replies: 2,781
Views: 255,384
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

cigarettes and booze for the fishermen gets your lobster and the like

tshirts and kids stuff always works for fruits and veggies to the boat

little girly stuff like lipstick and mirrors and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 16,451
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

This is a very important post (not mine, the one above) in case you missed it. We did not do a circumnavigation because we wanted to do a circumnavigation. We did it because it is the logical (and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2014
Replies: 129
Views: 19,887
Posted By contrarian
Re: Florida is at it again

And yet Fredric Karlton, the most notorious waterfront homeowner in regards to this issue, is a Florida native - born and raised, and a graduate of UF... Go figure... :-)
My wife who is a Near...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-27-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 4,600
Posted By Multihullgirl
Re: Cleaning/Sanitizing fresh water holding tanks

From Peggie Hall, who does know what she is talking about:

"Although most people think only in terms of the tank, the plumbing is actually the source of most foul water, because the molds, mildew,...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-07-2014
Replies: 619
Views: 48,328
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

As someone who is a medical provider, and has spent half his medical career so far in Emergency Medicine or Urgent Medicine, I take issue with the premise that a healthy one year old child must be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2014
Replies: 1,412
Views: 507,722
Posted By bristol299bob
LED galley lighting

My boat has LED lighting throughout the cabin, but it was older tech and the color was too "cool" for my taste. Changing out most bulbs with newer "warm white" replacements was a 2 minute job and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-28-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By billyruffn
A generous offer, aka "freebie"

Steve Dashew at is offering free download do two of his books: one on weather forecasting, the other on heavy weather tactics. For those who might not know of Steve, he's a long time...
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