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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,654
Posted By TLombardi
I have done the trip from and to Florida numerous...

I have done the trip from and to Florida numerous times at the time of year you plan to travel. My best advice to you, considering the boat you have, is to not go outside after October, and even in...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-10-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By TLombardi
For a trip like that, are you sure not meeting...

For a trip like that, are you sure not meeting the crew beforehand is a good idea?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-06-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By TLombardi
Just curious. Anyone hear from the poster,...

Just curious. Anyone hear from the poster, IslandSpiritFamily, on their post? I sent an email several days ago but haven't received a "no thanks" or "we're interested" reply. I thought they would be...
Forum: Chartering   03-03-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 5,275
Posted By TLombardi
If you don't have a Six Pack license or a...

If you don't have a Six Pack license or a Master's license, depending on how many charterers you will carry on board, then the most difficult part is getting the license. The alternative is to hire...
Forum: Chartering   02-07-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 7,431
Posted By TLombardi
The last time in the BVI's we stayed well...

The last time in the BVI's we stayed well offshore in The Bight and away from the Willy T, and it didn't matter. Then we went to Anegada and got the same thing from one crazy party boat. At the end...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,715
Posted By TLombardi
Most brokers, if not all, know delivery skippers...

Most brokers, if not all, know delivery skippers and crew that can be had for deliveries if the new owner was not familiar with the Internet sites that allow advertising for crew. He sure had the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 3,970
Posted By TLombardi
I scanned most of the posts in this thread, and...

I scanned most of the posts in this thread, and it is possible I missed what I consider to be in the top five on the list of necessities for sailing open water. That item is no fear. And don't get me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2011
Replies: 162
Views: 15,904
Posted By TLombardi
I started sailing in the early 70's. I used to go...

I started sailing in the early 70's. I used to go to the Bahamas with friends or by myself on my sailboat. Back then, you cleared into the country for $10. You could go days in the northern Abacos...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-24-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 6,550
Posted By TLombardi
The singles sailing club is a little far for me...

The singles sailing club is a little far for me to go from Tampa Bay to Michigan. Like their choice of music, though.

Hi, Scott. Hope all is well with the family.

So, am I the only one who...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 6,550
Posted By TLombardi
Sailing singles? If there is such a site, it's...

Sailing singles? If there is such a site, it's down. I just tried it. Nothing comes up on Google either (at least on the first page of the search results).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By TLombardi
Why would you spend another day traveling south...

Why would you spend another day traveling south against the Gulf Stream, which is closer to shore the further south you go, just so you can get a boost while you head north again? Save the day and go...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   10-04-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By TLombardi
Are you sure you don't have a virus? Some of the...

Are you sure you don't have a virus? Some of the symptoms you describe can be attributed to viruses. If you have a top tier antivirus program, update the definitions and run a scan. If you don't have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-23-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By TLombardi
If I were in your shoes, I would bite the bullet...

If I were in your shoes, I would bite the bullet and take the boat on the outside directly to the Lake Worth Inlet. If you stay close to shore, there is a south running counter current that will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By TLombardi
I sent you a PM earlier today. Email me if...

I sent you a PM earlier today. Email me if interested.

Capt Tony
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-23-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,163
Posted By TLombardi
That's true. Key West is a fun place and...

That's true. Key West is a fun place and expensive. A berth on a boat in Key West for an extended period of time might be worth paying expenses. Are you willing to entertain crew for a week or so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-12-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By TLombardi
Hey, how about porting that app to the Droid -...

Hey, how about porting that app to the Droid - pleeaase:laugher !!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-09-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By TLombardi
Thank you. There are a couple of pictures on my...

Thank you. There are a couple of pictures on my Flickr photo site showing the boat on the bank. The URL is in my profile (just in case there are doubters :D ).
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By TLombardi
Years ago, I did the trip from the Lake Worth...

Years ago, I did the trip from the Lake Worth inlet to West End and then the Abaco out islands about the same time you are planning your trip. The boat was a Seaforth 20 (yes, 20 feet) and I did it...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-20-2010
Replies: 86
Views: 9,861
Posted By TLombardi
I don't understand why most everyone is on...

I don't understand why most everyone is on Yachts66's case. He posted on a "Crew Wanted" forum and the only reference to a women is in the subject where he states "female preferred." There is no age...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   08-06-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By TLombardi
I am a computer network engineer. We are the guys...

I am a computer network engineer. We are the guys who can see everything that goes on within a network. We are also the guys who can stop traffic to sites that are not related to work. Have you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,886
Posted By TLombardi
Denise, I assume your caustic remark is a thinly...

Denise, I assume your caustic remark is a thinly veiled allusion to my bachelorhood. It was only mentioned in my post to qualify the single handling requirement of an ideal boat and add a little...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 3,886
Posted By TLombardi
No sailboat now, but I have owned three. The last...

No sailboat now, but I have owned three. The last was sold in 1985, and I swore I would never buy another until I could go cruising full time. Sailboats just cost too much in money and time, and then...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,222
Posted By TLombardi
Very interesting and informative. What is your...

Very interesting and informative. What is your take on carrying weapons onboard? It is my understanding that the risk from local governments finding the weapons and applying punitive measures far...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-19-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By TLombardi
What's wrong with the sails? Why not sail up on...

What's wrong with the sails? Why not sail up on the outside and motor if no wind? It's an easy trip with experienced crew.

Tony
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,261
Posted By TLombardi
I asked that same question some years ago when I...

I asked that same question some years ago when I delivered boats for a living. At the time, I was told maritime law puts the onus on the owner to insure the boat. I never could find anything on that,...
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