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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,866
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: Scum and Stain Removal from Hull

Is it safe for the water? you know, environmentally and all that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-12-2014
Replies: 129
Views: 19,671
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: Florida is at it again

Jon Eisberg......"cruisers assisted living facility" that is FUNNY! you should see the one down here in Rio Dulce, Guatemala!

interestingly, its problematic to anchor down here due to the risk of...
Forum: Diesel   08-27-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 3,470
Posted By inshallamiami
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2014
Replies: 89
Views: 12,919
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

Our Morgan 34 sole seems to be "different". It is teak and holly 1/8" over 1/2" ply? The teak is definitely not veneer. It ALSO isnarrower than the standard stuff they sell nowadays: 1 7/8" wide...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-18-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: Where to store boat in FL Keys

Driftwood Marina and storage, marathon, fl. Good rates, protected but not for deep draft
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By inshallamiami
Cruisers net has a lot of good info re western...

Cruisers net has a lot of good info re western florida. Enjoy
http://cruisersnet.net/
Forum: Provisioning   07-26-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,152
Posted By inshallamiami
Re tarpon basin. The depths are officially 5-6...

Re tarpon basin. The depths are officially 5-6 near the dinghy dock, 7-8 further out.
Only bridge nearby ( heading south from Miami) is jewfish creek at mile 1135 with a 67 ft clearance.
Forum: Provisioning   07-26-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,152
Posted By inshallamiami
Tarpon Basin, Key Largo (bayside). Fl. Pretty...

Tarpon Basin, Key Largo (bayside). Fl. Pretty good protection, holding better in north west ? basin, official dingy dock in park like setting. Water tap and dumpster available. about 20 min walk to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: Car insurance for cruisers

Well I'm glad to see its doable, I haven't bought anything yet, I will call up a bunch of insurance companies using a hypothetical car to try to get an idea of how much, I mean, are we talking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By inshallamiami
Car insurance for cruisers

We haven't owned a car, or had car insurance, since we threw off the dock lines in 1999. Lately we've been toying with the idea of buying a beater to tool around in while we are here in Florida. When...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: Am I Nuts?.....And if so, what do I do now?

Could you move to a different slip on another dock? I remember several marinas where say dock "A" was for party animals -and dock "B" was for more low key folks. I remember feeling like I was walking...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-10-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,268
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: When is it time ?

Poor looking boat? Check
Zarpe from cbp? Check
Un-preppy appearance? Check
60 year old wife covered up? Check
Smart and attentive? Check
Mean son of a bitch with attitude? Not so much.... I want...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-09-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,268
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: When is it time ?

I dunno, every time I think I'm ready to go I read about something bad happening to cruisers. Back in January I was all set to go then got a little freaked about the attack and rape of boaters off...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: From Newbies to Seasoned Cruisers

Hmm, it seems like you are seeking validation for your choice, which, if I read it correctly, is not to liveaboard long term or "sell everything" and go cruising, but meanwhile by looking for...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   03-18-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By inshallamiami
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-09-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,298
Posted By inshallamiami
Re: Is Mexico still safe for cruising?

Ok, where DO you check out of Mexico if you are heading to belize? Used to be Xcalak but no more. I hoped to mosey down the Mexican coast, stopping in Bahia ascencion and Bahia espirtu sancto(?) But...
Forum: Morgan   01-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By inshallamiami
Thanks knothead, will consider trying to remove...

Thanks knothead, will consider trying to remove it, just for fun.
Forum: Morgan   01-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By inshallamiami
And... this boom is almost 16 ft long and weighs...

And... this boom is almost 16 ft long and weighs a ton, so I don't think That removing it for reefing is such an attractive idea. We did disconnect it once just to see.....but no effect on furling.
Forum: Morgan   01-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By inshallamiami
We'll we've been lubricating and tap tap tapping...

We'll we've been lubricating and tap tap tapping and it is just frozen. I just wanted to make sure theres not some button or something you have to push or move. Sometimes this boat has her secrets (...
Forum: Morgan   01-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By inshallamiami
True Faster, but it's kinda like an itch I can't...

True Faster, but it's kinda like an itch I can't scratch!
Forum: Morgan   01-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By inshallamiami
Boom furler on Morgan 34, Frozen?

Although not used in a Long, long time, our Morgan 34 has the original furler (famet) which rolled the sail around the boom but it appears to be frozen. We have the handle (used for the outhaul also)...
Forum: Morgan   05-27-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 817
Posted By inshallamiami
Morgan 34 cut less bearing replacement

Anyone remove the cutless bearing from their Morgan 34? Did you have to remove the rudder?pull the shaft?

We are hauling her and want to replace the cutless bearing -- there is a bit of wiggle...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 5,116
Posted By inshallamiami
Fish Island Marina in St. Augustine, Fl. Best...

Fish Island Marina in St. Augustine, Fl. Best damn place we ever stayed at. The facilities sucked, the "showers" were moldy, smelled of rotten eggs and had lots and lots of lizards and other...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-12-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By inshallamiami
Hi! I am an RN currently working in Miami. My...

Hi! I am an RN currently working in Miami. My husband and I got into sailing about 12 years ago in New Jersey, eventually brought the boat down the ICW (what a great trip), were liveaboards working...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-01-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,150
Posted By inshallamiami
First, let me say you are good people for taking...

First, let me say you are good people for taking that doggie into your home! We had a 110 golden retriever, who cruised with us for a year on our 34' Morgan. It was actually great fun, he was an...
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