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Search: Posts Made By: Lou452
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-14-2014
Replies: 2,825
Views: 303,908
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

Note to self...... don't buy a $6k abandon moldy boat in Panama to sail around the world.

Something tells me that that the quality of the production and sponsors are a bit too professional for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-02-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Yorksailor
Re: Venezuela ? Cruising and saftey ?

We have visited the Venezuelan islands of Los Roches and Las Aves and have spent a great deal of time in Trinidad, Grenada and the ABC's, the nearest Caribbean islands to Venezuela where we have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By guitarguy56
Actual costs of cruising/keeping a boat (dollars and cents)

So here goes... we've all had our say on the $500 and $3000 threads and we all have our opinions... we each believe we know the costs of cruising or voyaging or keeping at a marina or on the hook....
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 02-25-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 2,638
Posted By ODay e-pod
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Agreed not for the cruisers, but I have done it on my Oday 28, gets me in and out of my club no problems.
Basically zero transmission losses, no warm up time, full reverse to full forward as fast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-23-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By abarth
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Lou, it's a Lowrance Elite-4 w/ special Navionics chart bundle. It seems you can buy it just about anywhere, ie westmarine. One of the big attractions for me was the charts. I'm not sure why they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By PCP
Re: Amazing Homebuilt Sailboat

This steel 37ft is not bad too:

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/p6040034_zps9bb43505.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By benesailor
Amazing Homebuilt Sailboat

Boat Build - Imgur (http://imgur.com/a/MmUS7) Photos
Hope the link works.
My parents spent 14 years building a 45' Aluminum sailboat in our backyard as a retirement dream. Here's the process from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By guitarguy56
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

You got the idea... thermoelectric coolers like Koolatron/Coleman work in this same manner but use a fan to draw the heat out... in this case you would use a cold plate to draw the heat out... the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Lou not sure what post you are referring to I was looking at a peltier plate setup just like in the 12volt cooler that you plug into the CIG lighter in a vehicle
Hope that answers you
Also the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By svzephyr44
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I said I would not post again on this thread. I recant only to provide information on AIS.

Who has to carry: Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-02-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 4,809
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Extreme Cold

And what kind of water pressure do you expect from a broken seacock 18 inches below sea level?

Have a look at these two videos..

Yachting Monthly's Crash Test Boat is holed Part 1 - YouTube
...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-01-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By Faster
Re: Closer to the wind question

When you're trying to trim in your 'overlapping' headsail, with most boats the sail should probably be within 2-4" of touching the shrouds. The sheet lead is important too, start with a position that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By billyruffn
Global Winds Model

I ran across this site today while looking at a touring bicycle site. I don't do bikes, but a prospective crew member does and in reading his blog I came across this:

earth wind map...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-31-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By newhaul
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

The show was a documentary shot by Dick Proenneke about his solitary life at lake Clark.
Alone in the Wilderness, the story of Dick Proenneke, by Bob Swerer Productions...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-30-2014
Replies: 326
Views: 19,135
Posted By travlineasy
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

I've also decided that based upon this thread, I'm gonna have to stop cruising - however, based upon my own experiences over the past decade, I can cruise like a king on $3,000 a month. I'm pretty...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2014
Replies: 326
Views: 19,135
Posted By Total Chaos
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

I copied this over from Crusiers Forum... I thought it was extremely usefull. Hope I'm allowed to do this...

S/V BeBe says

"It is always somewhat amusing to me to read what people think they...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2014
Replies: 326
Views: 19,135
Posted By Group9
Re: $3000/mo cruising budget

The two biggest budget busters when we were cruising were marinas and airline tickets to and from the US. We spent a lot more nights in marinas than we should have, just because we had the money,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By manatee
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

These folks have all kinds of good stuff for camping & boating:


You can buy Air-Dried Veggies (http://www.majorsurplus.com/10-Can-Vegetable-Case-P15925.aspx), and other stuff, or make your own:...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2014
Replies: 326
Views: 19,135
Posted By Don0190
$3000/mo cruising budget

Determining a cruising budget and trying to find out if it will work seems like one of the most important parts of cruising, yet is one of the hardest to find any answers on. Before I got into...
Forum: Boat Reviews 01-26-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,341
Posted By Faster
Re: Islander Freeport 36

The forward drains are probably the ones doing the work when you're sleeping in the V berth on a rainy night. It's not all that uncommon for builders to combine drains like sink and cockpit, but a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2014
Replies: 152
Views: 9,341
Posted By vtsailguy
Re: Husband killed as he defends his wife from yacht robbers in St Lucia

So I have spent the last few hours trying to figure out the "safest" and "most dangerous" Caribbean Islands, motivated, in part because I'll be spending a year there next season.

I have found...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2014
Replies: 235
Views: 9,030
Posted By Omatako
Re: How not to go "camping" while cruising frugally

In New Zealand we have just one fossil fuel power plant in the national grid. We have several wind farms that feed the grid but predominantly, our electricity comes from hydro plants. Thus most water...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-13-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 1,513
Posted By krisscross
Cold water survival

I had a pretty close call yesterday. I went out kayaking on an inland lake here in North Carolina. I recently bought a C-1 kayak and was eager to try it out. C-1 kayaks are relatively short, very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

George, your fishing time and success is dependent upon a number of factors. I've had people on my boat that couldn't catch a fish if their life depended upon it. Other, including my wife and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-10-2014
Replies: 1,528
Views: 75,168
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Brilliant I'm putting it on my list. For all the people who are wondering how a person might become debt free and actually save enough to pay cash for a boat and sail off, here is a excellent read...
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