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Search: Posts Made By: MarkofSeaLife
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 2,554
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,025
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

It needs a few years steady relaxation, not a start date free for all because the Cuban infrastructure may be able to handle the current few boats that go... But if half of Florida sails for Marina...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,025
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

Makes them unemployed! They will have to revert to policing anchorages ;)
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Plastic bolts! $&@$?

Hi Barry,

If i unscrewed the oil filter I would have lost all the oil into the engine pan. So I had to pump it out anyway.

When I did the oil looked pretty murkey... It was definitly at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,025
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

If you guys get to sail to Cuba it will really piss off those CBP people in Key West! ;)



AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations...
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Plastic bolts! $&@$?

Nice tricks!! Thanks for those ideas. :)
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Plastic bolts! $&@$?

I've had one of those days.

Doing a simple oil and filter change so head to the chandlery for oil and filters.

Start with the Racor which should take precisely 3 seconds to change the filter.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Face mask for sailing?

Some of the locals in the Caribbean wear balaclavas. Bit scary first sight!

Find a light one, or make one.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Bonaire and Curacao: No Coast Guard Patrols by Sea

Hmmmmm. Well the coastguard seem to be doing a fine job! :)




St. Martin News Network - Cooperation between Coastguard and Police leads to 7 arrests and cocaine seizure....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: NYC Sailing School May Lose Lease

There other sailing schools. The boats are moored by pier 40.
And at $400 per week per child they are teaching the next mob of Trumps.

BTW Liberty Landing ain't New York. But 79th Street is :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,114
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: To Sail or to Sit

What about St Augustine? Is that too far north? Thats a pretty town close to a good chanel to the ocean.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: NYC Sailing School May Lose Lease

Ahhhhh, the one in the North Cove Marina. Lol yep, they have no chance. That would be the highest value per square foot marina in the world. And rightly so given its location.

Its nice to have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: NYC Sailing School May Lose Lease

Can you copy/paste the article. I cant get access to it.

I saw them often when I was in NYC and thought they had a great business but fragile in they were controlled by whoever owns their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,114
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: To Sail or to Sit

An hour out, an hour back makes a 2 hour sail a bit of a pain.
Forum: Electronics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: iPad 4 as a GPS ?

Yes, the Abacos are as far as GPS goes.

It used to cover the whole world but that Obama bloke (I'm not American, we have a Queen) nerfed it because Russia shot out a few satellites. No one knows...
Forum: Living Aboard 1 Week Ago
Replies: 92
Views: 4,891
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

At the price of fenders this guy is almost a millionaire!
Forum: Beneteau 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 5,242
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Beneteau Halts Production?

Well done, Jeff!
Thanks for getting onto Beneteau and thanks for writing up a very good and detailed report.

Lets hope the owner gets the boat he's paid for and the broker gets some retraining by...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 8,701
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

Far safer to have everything led back to the cockpit.

I certainly have never had one line twist like you guys are talking about.

The necessity to go forward in nasty weather should be reduced...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,519
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

It maybe enriching poetry but I am single and its coming up Christmas time. Wanna try it?
Forum: Beneteau 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 5,242
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Beneteau Halts Production?

Wayne still is the Pes of B USA
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,700
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Sailing at night with head sail?

Night is the same as day. And I dont use a torch in the day.

Its really just practice doing thigs by feel. Apart from that its all easy.

As that swoosh says 'just do it' :)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,519
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Many cruising women leave their men and go back home.

If you want this then force her, coerce her, or lie to her to do something she doesnt wish to do.

But wait! Help for you is at hand: ...
Forum: Beneteau 1 Week Ago
Replies: 81
Views: 5,242
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Beneteau Halts Production?

Can you see the skin from the inside of the boat where the deformity is? I guess only if its in the lazarette.

I would be asking for a proper explanation. And then maybe a surveyor to look at it....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,519
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

If I was married I don't think I would have him teaching my wife anything. :eek: maybe if he doesnt go to the gym for a while....


;)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 2,519
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

Thats something that you don't have to teach. Its intuitive. More and more new technology relies on methods that people already, or naturally, instinctively, understand. Remember the size of user...
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