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Search: Posts Made By: obelisk
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 1 Week Ago
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Views: 327
Posted By obelisk
Crew Wanted - Bali to Langkawi/Phuket and Points West

Hi all,

I am in Bali after a great cruise up from New Zealand through Vanuatu, Solomons, PNG and Indonesia and my crew has heard the call of the "real world" (i.e. a job offer) so I am looking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-18-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

This place is located witthin raja ampat regency but is a disttinct archipelago with its own name. Raja ampat is a relatively small area, keep guessing!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-14-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

No fishing allowed here and it's quite evident when diving.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Pretty damn close to perfection! Back to the topic, theree are dozens of anchorages just like this within thy archipelago...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Nope, aeventry had it right as Raja Ampat Rejency, West Papua, Indonesia. this gem is somewhere within the region. the Mushroom Islands are a series of mushroom-shaped limestone islets in Kabui Bay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-12-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Yar, no pirates here. We headed here after tje mushroom islands and the passage on waiego. We crossed the equa
tor en route to th
is archipelago.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

aev, a bit too far south
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

aeventyr, correct region, but where exactly? yes, i just spent the last few months around the area. beautiful!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

sorry, guys. out on the water last evening. not thailand or phillipines but the right part of the world. another anchorage within 1nm:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 10,402
Posted By obelisk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

spent many a nice day there!

glad i guessed correctly because I have a good one. ok, where is this paradise?

http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo184/svobelisk/wayag.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By obelisk
Re: Do I even need a spinnaker pole?

are you sure that you have a spinnaker and not a gennaker/asymmetrical spinnaker? lots of times these two terms are used interchangably when there is a huge difference. you might have an asym, in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By obelisk
Re: Hood Stowaway inmast furler

capta,

I had my stoway rebuilt by eric pearson in RI 4 years ago. even before i decided to send it back to him, he was very forthcoming with helpful advice. a quick call to him might solve your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

ok, i guess i'll give it a shot.

Tobago Cays, Mayreau?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By obelisk
Re: Folding Marlinspike

that one looks exactly like the Buck riggers knife that has been aboard for 30 years. the spike lock is great but it doesn't have a blade lock. it's great and i use it almost every day but when it...
Forum: Electronics 10-29-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By obelisk
Re: Alternative to Raymarine autopilot drive?

I am using a Tyep 2 mechanical rotary drive, so there is only one option. However, when I look at the numbers Raymarine posts on their website now, max displacement differs by 4000lbs (48,000 vs....
Forum: Electronics 10-26-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By obelisk
Alternative to Raymarine autopilot drive?

I will resist the urge to turn this thread into a Raymarine rant. I have sent my Type 2 mechanical rotary drive unti back 4 times to be fixed. it keeps failing the same way: chewed up planetary...
Forum: Diesel 10-26-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By obelisk
What constitutes a load on a diesel engine?

Thereís not much wind here in Indonesia and I have been compelled to do more motoring than I am accustomed to, sometimes several days at a time. My engine is a Perkins 4.236M with a Borg Warner...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Hanoi? it's pretty far up the Red river making for a lot of tacking
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

maybe somewhere on the C&O canal's Ohio side?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By obelisk
Garmin GPS-17 Disassembly

The 7-year-old butt connector splice for my Garmin GPS 17 antenna fially gave up. I would like to beak the unit apart and use the flat connector to attach the wires directly to the cable running...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2014
Replies: 519
Views: 118,304
Posted By obelisk
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

This happened, beginning at 0300, on 08/29/2014 in Rabaul, PNG. Mt. Tavurvur is the offending volcano.

No danger from hot lava falling on the boat but golf ball size pieces of tephra rained down...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2014
Replies: 519
Views: 118,304
Posted By obelisk
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

no photoshop here!
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2014
Replies: 4,913
Views: 363,815
Posted By obelisk
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

crickets...

here is a picture approaching the anchorage in question.

http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo184/svobelisk/St_Maarten_Passage243Copy.jpg
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