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Forum: Living Aboard   03-09-2003
Replies: 40
Views: 6,744
Posted By toucantook
Liveaboard: state of mind

Get a Dickenson heater or some such contraption. Dry heat to the point that I have to leave a tea kettle on for the vapor. This boat has never seen midew.
Forum: Living Aboard   03-09-2003
Replies: 247
Views: 105,182
Posted By toucantook
Who''''s living on what??

I''ve lived on my 28ft cutter for 24 years. I really wouldn''t change a thing about the boat other than the refrigeration experiment I''m about to embark on, and get my radar mounted. I evidently...
Forum: Provisioning   02-12-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 4,943
Posted By toucantook

I do it the conventional way. Many guides give a lot of play for island bread, but I do better. I''ve actually sold quite a bit enroute to other cruisers. Good book- Beard on Bread, by James Beard.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-12-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By toucantook
Carribean anchor Selection

My danforth hi-tensile did fine in all but two places- Luperon,DR and Guanica, PR on the way down to Grenada. The CQR did the trick in both those instances. I find the Delta I got a couple of years...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-12-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 4,471
Posted By toucantook

I''ve had boats with both standing and crouching headroom. I can honestly say that it makes no real difference, actually. Most of the time you sit anyway. Is it really worth the money for a boat that...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-12-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 7,998
Posted By toucantook
Live aboard a Helms 25?

I have a 28 foot boat that I''ve lived aboard for 24 years. I must like it. Need a 40 footer? Why? I''ve sailed this boat to Grenada and back. Boat #4 has been to Europe several times. The Helms was...
Forum: Living Aboard   07-13-2002
Replies: 19
Views: 7,299
Posted By toucantook
live-aboard a 21ft''''er

I lived on a Sanibel 17 for 5 years while I was building my Liberty 28, which I have subsiquently lived on for the last 24 years. I have considered downsizing, but since I already have the 28, which...
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