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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-29-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,363
Posted By dave22q
Re: visit Cuba

right wing psychos even on Sailnet. is no place free of these crazies?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-28-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,363
Posted By dave22q
Re: visit Cuba

I'm an American. I need no permission. In case you missed it Bush lost and the USGC has more important things to do. the ill considered blockade (such as it was) is history.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-28-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 3,363
Posted By dave22q
visit Cuba

thinking of sailing my Morgan 33 Marathon to Cuba for up to a week of sightseeing. need 1 to split watches. extensive experience not necessary. no money but a chance to visit Cuba with no travel...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-18-2015
Replies: 237
Views: 98,734
Posted By dave22q
Re: Who''s living on what??

maybe its an age thing. what on earth is a zip car? and what kind of membership is worth $6?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By dave22q
Re: Swapping jibs sailing solo with no autopilot

roller furling eliminates sail changes. just adjust the amount flown. as to easier in small boats I beg to differ. a wind gust or wave can easily throw you into a mess. as to dropping a jib,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 5,912
Posted By dave22q
Re: Drinkingwater while cruising?

340L is not much. about 75 days worth, I question any ocean passage unless you have a good solar powered water maker with spares, a rain collection system and a manual pump to access tank water...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By dave22q
Re: Swapping jibs sailing solo with no autopilot

I see 2 safe ways-- lash tiller with motor on or drop a hook. anything else is a betting on winds not veering, your not slipping while rushing back and forth, etc. as a single hander it would be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By dave22q
Re: Okechobee Waterway in the Summer

check with the district but should be no problem. will be a little buggy but a lot faster than going south 80 miles to cross through the keys. you also avoid Miami with its many draw bridges. if...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 2,061
Posted By dave22q
Re: What do I need to enter Mexico by sailboat from Key West, FL?

Mexico has no problem with state registrations. As for evading the sales tax, bad idea. Any state will require proof of ownership and a prior registration or a bill of sale as well as proof od...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-17-2015
Replies: 237
Views: 98,734
Posted By dave22q
Re: Who''s living on what??

I've been on my Morgan 33 OI for about 5 years. I basically emptied my house mostly to Goodwill. things you might need to keep or acquire. apartment size freezer and refrigerator. separate units...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-28-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By dave22q
Marathon to Havana

need partner to alternate watches. 33' morgan OI, very roomy, well equipped thinking sometime in March- 3-4 days in Havana, possible week cruising SE coast if the locals are agreeable. ability...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-08-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By dave22q
live aboard Ambergris Caye Belize

interested in relocating from the Keys. are there live aboard marina in Belize. any contact info would be very helpful.
Forum: There's This Place...   02-08-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By dave22q
Re: Boot Key Harbor question.

live aboard here sure! swim at the boat? not me, we get a fair amount of pollution in the bay. it does not flush very well.
go outside the bay or to ocean end of sister creek water is fine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-23-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 4,769
Posted By dave22q
Re: Experience with TowBoat US

are you talking about 'boat us' or a copycat? either way you need to stop your do-it-yourself foolishness and (A) involve your insurance company and (B) hire a lawyer. you are in a legal mess and...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By dave22q
Re: sulfa smell in water

thanks for the replies. i narrowed it down to main tank cause no problem on backup tank after clearing the hoses. placed 6 oz chlorox added 4-5 gal water moving hose to get some mixing action. let...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By dave22q
sulfa smell in water

after last tank fill i started noting sulfa smell in my water. never had problem before and 2ed tank seems ok. if i let the water sit overnite the smell goes away. i'm thinking empty problem tank,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 7,427
Posted By dave22q
Re: Outboard motor bracket

sounds like incompatible uses-- dinghy low power short shaft. auxulary moderate power long shaft. unless your boat is configured to use an auxilary outboard you have a number of issues starting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,968
Posted By dave22q
Re: outboard on my 12 foot sailing dinghy- bracket or not??

I see no reason for a bracket, just buy the right size motor. any small outboard should tilt well clear of the water. 5 hp may be a little oversize but the weight savings going down to a 2.5 are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By dave22q
waterline leak

I have a very small pressure leak in my Morgan 33 fresh water system. I know its there because when things are quiet I hear the pump cycle on for a few seconds every 20 minutes or so. Am pretty...
Forum: Morgan   03-18-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By dave22q
re: New Morgan owner

you might try asking charlie morgan. he helped me with some questions. the larger morgans were not designed to sail with much heel. i would guess less than 10 deg is optimal. your teletales and log...
Forum: Morgan   03-18-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By dave22q
Re: Morgan 33 Documentation

i have manual for 1976 33' out islander. if thats what u need let me know what you need.
dave22q@hotmail.com
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-18-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 4,769
Posted By dave22q
Re: Experience with TowBoat US

i have two experiences in florida keys. am well satisfied with their professionalism and courtesy. on larger sailboat I would expect them to advise waiting until last hour of a rising tide unless...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-31-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 15,094
Posted By dave22q
Re: The Galley - Must Haves, Don't Needs & Wish List

depends on size of galley. i agree microwave is marginal but electric convection oven/hot plate is not. glassware is nice but plastic much more practical. bpwls need to be extra deep, cups/mugs...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-31-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,587
Posted By dave22q
Re: Hard choices..

re: hard choices
if mother is bad as you say fight for custody or buy it. kidnapping really bad idea as is trying to make a living abroad. as a first step you might see how you feel sleeping and...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-31-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,954
Posted By dave22q
Re: Two dumb anchoring questions

rudder position not important. length of rode is. you need to know your neighbor's setup on else allow lots of extra distance. good rule of thumb is if you have doubts add more distance.
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