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Forum: Chartering   09-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: (Very) Long Term Charters

for a few years now, i'd get emails from Seabattical Long term charter co.
here's a link:

Seabbatical Long Term Bareboat Yacht Charter - BVI Bareboat Charters (http://longtermcharters.com/)

i...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-02-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,742
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Weather Helm

I had a 30', fixed keel sloop with a long boom. weather helm was ugly.
raked the mast as far forward as my back stay would allow, added some weight in the bilge forward of the mast. Helped a bunch....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-31-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Great Egg Harbor Shoaling

Hey Dave, thank you. its nice to be seen. been a long time.
did you make your way north??
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-31-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Great Egg Harbor Shoaling

Was out last night. Friday night, labor day weekend, i was the only boat on the water.

Dont think i'll be making my way south.
Happy Labor day
joe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Delivery Captain - Mahone Bay NS to Rock Hall, MD

just back from Mahone Bay on 10 August.
Know lots of sailors.
Boat details would help.
joe
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-30-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Great Egg Harbor Shoaling

Hi Jim: it was like a mirror. Low tide, flat, ez run. Today was the same.

Like anywhere else, pick your day.
Cheers.
joe
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-29-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Great Egg Harbor Shoaling

Otto, when i replied, never saw your grounded buoy.
i've got a similar shot from Beach road buoy.
cheers,
joe
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-29-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Great Egg Harbor Shoaling

Hi Otto: on our inlet, i seldom use the 'R' side. If i'm heading north, i'll run the rock pile. Its the 3 bars that are on the 'R' side that could make life interesting.
Especially on a outgoing...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-29-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Great Egg Harbor Shoaling

I ran the inlet yesterday.
Depths were as follows:
GE bell 28'
Green #1 18'
" #3 20'
" #5 30'
" #7 40'
" #9 29'
Longport/OC bridge center span 21'
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Dark and Stormy .....

to quote one of my all time (83 yrs old) favorite sailing friend that just crossed the bar this winter, when i asked him what kind of rum i should bring to his boat, his reply
"the cheaper the...
Forum: Chartering   05-11-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,613
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: First time chartering in BVI flotilla with kids

you'll find a bunch has been written about bvi first time chartering. here's a link to a similar thread:

...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2013
Replies: 308
Views: 38,504
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Smackdaddy Update

Smackmeister, thoughts and prayers are with you. I can not imagine your pain. So very sorry.
Forum: Chartering   03-06-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 5,698
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Plan of Attack in BVI, Island Hopping

Here's a reply I did for folks doing 14 day charter. The same theory applies.


Leaving Roadtown you can go left or right. With 14 days, i'd put Anegada (with Conch's permission) on your list....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Puerto Rico Bareboat

hi: check out Atlas Yachts/sail caribe and ask for Jim Viega.
They are located in Fajardo, PR. They do a great job.
Joe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,330
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Bvi - usvi- svi

You've gotten a bunch of good info. Suggest you take some time and learn St John, its worth it. Try to adopt the 'island time' and take your watch off.
For years we chartered out of St Thomas, then...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   11-05-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 7,424
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: How Expensive is the Virgin Islands to Live on Board ?

I just did a internet search and was trying to find out how expensive $$$ it is to live in Virgin Islands, considering V I for 1 to 3 months out of the year.

I would guess, that the cost of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2012
Replies: 1,143
Views: 295,283
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p481/JoeKraken/ilons/get-attachment-2_zps549dd040.jpg

Sunrise, Drunk Bay
Forum: Chartering   09-14-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,302
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: BVI's must see

Anegada is the poster for the 'ilonds'.
Truly picture perfect, sunrise to sunset, pink flamingos, including the some of the best snorkeling, even a small sailboat wreck. Solitude and privacy if...
Forum: Chartering   08-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: Flights from US East Coast to Caribbean charter destinations

You have to be creative with this.
Fly out of Atlantic City on Spirit. That can get you to San Juan, St Thomas or St Martin. Its Spirit.com
Once you're on island you can do Liat, American Eagle...
Forum: Multihull   08-07-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 6,870
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: CATAMARAN DESIGN and BRIDEDECK CLEARANCE

Most any catamaran will pound in certain sea states.
If you're looking to eliminate pounding, buy a monomoran.
I dont have rules of measurement that I can help you with but common sense should...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   07-26-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By Bermudahigh
Re: 14-day bvi charter with children (ages 3 & 6)

You'll have a blast. Kids are the best ambassadors. We started taking our kids when they were 6 and 8. They both ended up living down there!
Starters: Conch is located right next to the Pub. A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 2,802
Posted By Bermudahigh
Cruising World

published my article in their Classic Plastic section. It was on the refit of our Souwester 30.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By Bermudahigh
helping those who

could use a jump start.

Launch the Ode to Joy; A Classic 1960 Alden Yawl: Final Post for Ode to Joy...
Forum: Chartering   10-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,177
Posted By Bermudahigh
I started chartering in 1995. First in the USVI,...

I started chartering in 1995. First in the USVI, then the BVI.
Most recent first: Pro Valor, w/Jim and Cecelia (there's a guy who sold the company trying to charter under this name also): 4 times,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2011
Replies: 60
Views: 4,105
Posted By Bermudahigh
the City of Ocean City has purchased a marina...

the City of Ocean City has purchased a marina around 2nd and bayfront. While its open and exposed to a long fetch, it will be on the cheaper end of the slip options. Will try to find pricing info...
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