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Search: Posts Made By: Jane.Joy
Forum: Living Aboard 02-23-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 26,298
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Cats on Board

... it's because of the porthole picture, I should explain.
Forum: Living Aboard 02-23-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 26,298
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Cats on Board

Here's the link I'm going to add to the Monkey's Fist (with Capt. Fuzzbutt's permission, of course):

bubba daboatkat (http://sksolitarybird.com/2012/04/27/bubba-daboatkat/)
Forum: Living Aboard 02-23-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 26,298
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Cats on Board

Cruising cat-lovers: The Monkey's Fist has collected about 20 blog posts about cats on board - check it out. And if you would like to contribute a link, you could add it here or in the comments...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Sailing the Bahamas

And they sell Capt. Morgan at most of the liquor stores. And I suspect that the movies they show at the Treasure Cay Golf Cart Drive In Movie Parking Lot are pirated - but I have no evidence.
Forum: herSailNet 01-11-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,010
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Unleashing Womens Potential in Blue Water Sailing

Hmmm - I think part of it IS an age-thing (sorry, old lady) :) But even though I'm old like you, Jaye, I sometimes experience what Livia and Teresa are talking about. Here in Colombia, the customs...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-22-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 11,158
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Liveaboard in Key West?

As noted by capt.aaron earlier in this thread, there's plenty of room to anchor out in Key West - also lots of boats are anchored in Marathon.
Forum: Living Aboard 05-22-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 11,158
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Liveaboard in Key West?

The thing about Boot Key Harbor is, it's in Marathon. Having spent the past six weeks here in Marathon, I think I am qualified to say: You'd rather be in Key West. OK, let's say MOST PEOPLE would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,781
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Lets see your boat pets

Cannot even IMAGINE what my cats would do to me if I tried to put them in a PFD. Blood dripping everywhere, eyeballs hanging out of sockets...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,781
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Lets see your boat pets

Isabel's "swim" was in the Chesapeake - we didn't rinse her off but towel-dried her as much as she would let us. Later, Percy took a "swim" in the Sea of Abaco. I locked us both into one of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-17-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,781
Posted By Jane.Joy
Home is where the cats are

Great question! And what if you have THREE cats? (See pics of the crew below.) Short answer is: live on a cat, which has space for the cats. Longer answer: follow this link for a blog post about...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-12-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,856
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Dog to the Bahamas

I've had the pet permit take up to 8 weeks - plan ahead! I've always had a health certificate from a US vet, dated within a few weeks of arrival. Customs and immigration came aboard in Treasure...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-10-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,228
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Catastrophic health insurance?

I did a bit of research before we started cruising - this is the company we got a quote from:

Worldwide Travel Insurance | Seven Corners...
Forum: Living Aboard 05-10-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,216
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Health Insurance

I did a bit of research before we started cruising - this is the company we got a quote from:

Worldwide Travel Insurance | Seven Corners...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-19-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 9,622
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Newbies sailing south on the ICW

Hardly any place to sail on the ICW - motoring all day long, sometimes in circles waiting for bridges to open, sometimes rushing to make an anchorage before nightfall. ICW sucks for sailors. IMHO,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Jane.Joy
Advice Required on Deck Footwear

I'll add a vote for sneakers - maybe two pair JUST IN CASE. Extra socks - wool or fleece.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By Jane.Joy
Big Question, need answers...

Not everyone has several years of experience before selling all their stuff, buying a sailboat, and starting on a trip around the world. Not everyone AGREES that several years of experience is...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-05-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 11,158
Posted By Jane.Joy
Liveaboard in Key West?

So I'm actually IN Key West now so I wanted to add to my previous comment. A SLIP in Key West is pretty pricey, but you can get a mooring from the city in Garrison Bight for about $300/month. From...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-18-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 3,140
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: What to take to sailing school?

My favorite piece of clothing for cold weather sailing was a long-sleeved, snug, thin fleece "undershirt." Never took it off for days on end. And I will echo the call for extra socks. Wool or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Looking for Annapolis recommendations

We had quite a bit of work done at Hartge Boat Yard. HARTGE YACHT YARD HOME PAGE (http://hartgeyard.com)

Dick is your guy for installing the chartplotter/GPS and other electronic mysteries.
Forum: Living Aboard 03-18-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 11,158
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Liveaboard in Key West?

I LOVE Key West. That being said, I think if I were going to live in the Keys I would give Marathon a try - active cruisers' community, moorings (cheaper), and a great location (far enough south to...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-18-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,923
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Will learning to sail on a Cat ruin me forever?

Any kind of sailing is good sailing!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: How do you swab your fiberglass deck?

I like your idea of using baking soda - thanks, I'll give that a try. We're starting to think that a good waxing is what we need, in order to minimize the dirt that sticks in the first place. What...
Forum: Provisioning 03-18-2012
Replies: 158
Views: 9,649
Posted By Jane.Joy
Wink Eating the cats

We are full-time cruisers, so we stock up on HEAVY stuff when we have transportation (rent a car, hitch a ride), then we buy LIGHT stuff when we have to hoof it. We might not be able to eat WELL for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 2,861
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Attention Bloggers

And, I forgot to say - thanks much for compiling this list. I love to read about the experiences of others - very helpful and sometimes extremely entertaining!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 2,861
Posted By Jane.Joy
Re: Attention Bloggers

Hello! Please add this blog to your list:

morejoyeverywhere.blogspot.com
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