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Forum: Chartering   04-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: SF Bay Charters

I know there are charter companies out there, but i would think one of the best ways to see SF bay by water would be the schooners that operate in the bay. The Hindu comes to mind, but I know there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,665
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: What are the implications of buying a uSCG registered sailboat?

California is a state that does not require state registration for federally documented vessels.
I know when our bill of sale was turned into the uscg , the sale price was left blank, which was...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   05-12-2014
Replies: 613
Views: 46,806
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

Personally, I would never take kids on a voyage like that. I have young boys, and they would be a major pain in the a$$ to supervise and take care of, never mind the issue of being far away from a...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-08-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

so where is he exactly? what marina or what anchorage? is he going to SF?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

He's currently about 10 miles sw of the farallons. In the middle of the shipping lanes. I don't think he was ever 2 miles from land .. .maybe 5 at the least.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 6,434
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Sea Delivery from SFO to PNW how feasible?

how big of a boat are we talking about?
I'd consider going up if the boat were seaworthy, over 40ft and I had all the time in the world. I'd consider trucking if time were any sort of factor.
If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 7,795
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Sailing Anarchy Seized By Fed's??

I am speculating they got hacked and its not their April Fools joke.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-18-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 7,380
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Help me find a 40-ish foot pilothouse

I have finally given up my search for this very type of boat as they are few and far between. If i only had another $100 k... anyhow i am familiar a with all of the pilothouse sailboats on the west...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-18-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 7,380
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-18-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 7,380
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Help me find a 40-ish foot pilothouse

Would you be interested in a fisher 37?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

He's definitely beating onto it, although he is making good progress. I love how i=he always thanks people for supporting his trip around the world..... even though he is going the wrong direction...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

I just checked passage weather. It looks like hes going to be beating into it for the rest of the week. I'm wondering if hes thinking to just head north to Seattle instead.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

can you post a link to the page on passage weather you are referring to?
Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

Just from his track, I think he wont even make it to California. If hes lucky he might make baja, but who knows. Maybe someone more familiar with weather and currents off of SOCAL could chime in.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 7,004
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Jeanneau or Catalina

I knee this would be a good thread when i saw the initial post. Would be nice e to hear from some Juneau owners.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

Somehow this guy made it to Hawaii on a ' light' $500 boat using a Tom tom car gps. Then he leaves Hawaii using donated funds and now is wasting taxpayer dollars on a CG S&R. Makes me feel good to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,549
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

he cant post to facebook, he can only send text messages through his spot transmitter
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 169
Views: 12,396
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: How not to make a tricky harbor approach...

That skipper was doomed by not reading the waves correctly. He either should have avoided the harbor or waited for a better break between wave sets. There is no 'surfing' the wave just after it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 92
Views: 4,412
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: Am I my Brothers Keeper?

Sell it and move onto the next one!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2014
Replies: 100
Views: 6,034
Posted By Donald_Crowhurst
Re: A survey is not poetry

Great thread and great information! Thank you all who contributed.
What are the essential questions to ask potential sureveyors for a pre purchase inspection?
Would it be prudent to have...
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