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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 5,064
Posted By sailor2169
Voyager Wind Vane

Has anyone used the Voyager wind vane and how did it work out. Looking at one for a 27 footer.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-10-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 2,401
Posted By sailor2169
Cruising Abaco in winter.

I would suggest the Exumas or south in the winter. North of Nassau can be cool and sometimes cold.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By sailor2169
Mast Climbing

I''m trying to locate the supplier of Top Climber to buy one. Can someone give me their tel number and city. Thanks. Tom Roe
RTR2169@aol.com
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-19-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By sailor2169
Crew Wanted

heading for the Abacos sometime in April from WPB in my 30'' cutter. Bristol shape with all the safety gear. 61 yoa. no hangups. wouldn''t mind having some assistance. Tom
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-19-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 3,887
Posted By sailor2169
Woman ready to go sailing!

also USAF retired. 60''s. have a 30'' cutter. I do the Bahamas, Abacos down to the Exumas. Very safety conscious. Boat is bristol. Not looking for a wife or an adviser but could use some...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-19-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,761
Posted By sailor2169
Carolina gal wants to sail

Have a 30 foot Bayfield sloop and do the Bahamas-Abacos and down to the Exumas. I have good experience sailing, well equipped boat with radar, gps, life raft, dingy, epirb, etc. age 61, easy going....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By sailor2169
Satellite Telephones

I have an iridium phone that I connect to my laptop and can pull down the NOAA weather info quite easily. Voice transmission is very good. Just like a normal phone.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By sailor2169
Crusing -Catalina or Newport?

wildheart: to each his own.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-19-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By sailor2169
leaving palm beach for abaco in late feb seeking crew

PB to West End solo is no problem if the weather is OK. February has frequent cold fronts and any north wind is very bad in the stream. Also, a strong west wind as you approach the bank can also be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-09-2001
Replies: 15
Views: 16,267
Posted By sailor2169
Bahamas cruising in a small boat

KBaker: tried to email you but didn''t go through. Here''s mine. RTR2169@aol.com Tom
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-03-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By sailor2169
GOING SOUTH

with low experience and a Hunter 25, I would take the Intracoastal
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-03-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By sailor2169
Some specific questions...

I have the Iridium 9500 phone and download weather charts, etc., to my laptop. Works great but it is expensive at 1.50 per minute so I don''t use it that often.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-03-2001
Replies: 15
Views: 16,267
Posted By sailor2169
Bahamas cruising in a small boat

I''ve made the trip many times in 30 footers and am going over in my Bayfield 29 in March or so. I usually head for West End from Palm Beach but I wait until it is fairly flat or a south to...
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