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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-12-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By dazeoff
Ready to buy

El,
Although you may not be interested in my boat ''Daze Off'' I have lived aboard and sailed over 4000 miles in 3.5 years, I/we have survivied two hurricanes (Floyd and Michelle) and would like to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-12-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,100
Posted By dazeoff
Looking at 35-38'''' cruisers

Josh,
my e-mail is to the boat, I have been sailing my own ALUMINIUM 38ft cutter for 3.5 years and have lived aboard most of that time. Don''t dismiss Aluminium - it has proved brilliant for me....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-12-2002
Replies: 130
Views: 60,370
Posted By dazeoff
What would you buy for $100,000?

Totally coincidental, I''m wishing to trade up and my boat ''Daze Off'' (an aluminium 3.5ft draft Bermudan Cutter) is for sale. Before you decide, at least have a look at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,406
Posted By dazeoff
PocketMail e-mail at sea

Does anyone have a Sharp TM20 which they don''t want - I have one laready but need another. I''ll cancel the address - I just need the TM20. Incidentally,the TM20 is brilliant for e-mails at sea via...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-20-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 2,002
Posted By dazeoff
Crew Wanted Bahamas Caribbean

I will be in Abaco May onwards - if you want me to ask when I meet ladies, e-mail me on ''dazeoff@pocketmail.com''
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 2,513
Posted By dazeoff
LED''''s vs. Incandenscent Bulbs for Running Lights??

Whilst I am here in the UK, I am currently researching the type of LED lights used on cycles which are in GREEN, RED and WHITE, they are also water-proof and can be seen over 600 mtrs. My initial...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-11-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 2,192
Posted By dazeoff
Woman Crew Member Available NOW

I''m heading back to Abaco in late April (2k1) if you are interested in hanging around that area.
Mike
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-11-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 3,299
Posted By dazeoff
CRUISING BUDGET

Hi Tom
I just resting after being out for 22 months and sailing over 3000 miles. I would be happy to expand on-2-one.
Mike
''moredazeoff@yahoo.co.uk'' landbased PC
Forum: herSailNet   02-11-2001
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By dazeoff
On board conflicts

This message board is horrible. I have replied but I can''t see my reply to you.
(in my past reply I should have said 3000 miles over 22 months). Of course in an ideal world we should be able to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By dazeoff
Painting Alluminum Boats????

I''ve just had my 38'' all aluminium cutter done in the Bahamas and they used PolyButylZinc (which I think you are legally allowed to use if your boat is all Ali'') It cost me $1750. The previous job...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 1,708
Posted By dazeoff
House battery capacity

Have a look at Nigel Calders book on boat electrics. I have 2 x 200A/hr gels, and a seperate starting battery. Whatever you do it never seems to be enough, NOW I have a wind gen. and solar and still...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2001
Replies: 10
Views: 2,519
Posted By dazeoff
How long a rode?

I''m just adding to the previous lot........having survived Floyd in Abaco in 150mph plus with a 5'' tide surge and 5'' white caps only 50% of 15 boats came through. Mine survived on 3 anchors all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By dazeoff
Diesel Quality in Caribbean

There''s nothing lost in using the Baja filter if ever in doubt. I use mine all the time except when I know fishermen usinh the pump use it without hesitation. Now in CUBA - that''s another story, at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By dazeoff
Georgtown registered, how to get there?

You''ve not said Georgetown WHERE?? and whoever collects money should know where the owner is.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-11-2001
Replies: 21
Views: 5,032
Posted By dazeoff
singlehanding

I have sailed 300 miles and mostly single-handed (Florida, Exumas, CUBA, Abaco) I have only ever met brilliant sailors. In 22 months I only ever had to lock my boat whilst in Nassau Harbour!!. I have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-06-2001
Replies: 16
Views: 5,478
Posted By dazeoff
Live aboard

Hi Guys
(I don''t even know if this goes all the way back up thread???) and this site is driving me crazy with repeating myself.

Re - you don''t know if you should ''do it'' - DON''T EVEN THINK...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-06-2001
Replies: 24
Views: 12,600
Posted By dazeoff
Best Keel for Coastal and Blue Water Cruising

Unless you have loadsamoney - buy depreciated boats, e.g. My boat would cost today $250,000 (a 38'' Aluminium Burmudan Cutter with $60,000 worth of ''stuff'' on board) and I paid less than $100,000....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-06-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 2,102
Posted By dazeoff
Looking for the right bluewater boat, any help ?

Hi Guys
I''m not 100% impressed with this site or the thread system - but IF you''re interested in hearing my views about MY liveaboard, I''d be happy to reply openly or privately.
My boat is a...
Forum: herSailNet   01-29-2001
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By dazeoff
On board conflicts

Please send me your e-mail address to ''dazeoff@pocketmail.com and I will expand OFF MESSAGE-board
Mike
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-07-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,245
Posted By dazeoff
Info'''' for buying a 38'''' liveaboard after 22 months!!!

If anyone would be interested to learn from my experience(s)sailing the Keys, Cuba, Exumas and lately Abaco in an Aluminium 38'' Burmudan Cutter - before they buy!! , e-mail me on...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-07-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 3,652
Posted By dazeoff
Tips to survive a hurricane

Having chosen a hurricane hole in the Bahamas, little did I realize that it was to be tested by ''Floyd'' a cat.4 Out of 17 in the hole only 9 survived - why??
E-mail me if you are considering...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-07-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,300
Posted By dazeoff
Finding a ladysailor for Abaco 2001

Being a single hander live-aboard on a 38'' cutter, I have always found it difficult to firstly find the right ''contact'' medium and secondly find out enough about a lady before committing to...
Forum: herSailNet   01-07-2001
Replies: 27
Views: 6,644
Posted By dazeoff
On board conflicts

Hi Marie,
If you would like to make contact with me? I have been at sea for 22 months, sailed only with girls and have completed 300 miles : Keys, Cuba, Exumas and Abaco, hurricane Floyd...
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