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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-17-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,893
Posted By OxKaufman
Have you found anyone as yet? The wife and I...

Have you found anyone as yet? The wife and I owned a Moody 42 for a dozen years and have been sailors for a long time! We sold our sailboat 2 years ago and would love to crew with serious sailors!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-17-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,662
Posted By OxKaufman
Still looking for crew for this trip? I owned a...

Still looking for crew for this trip? I owned a Moody 42 Centercockpit down on Tortola for a dozen years.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-06-2013
Replies: 613
Views: 175,376
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: What's your biggest bonehead move sailing?

Yes, I'd rather be in the harbor, wishing I was out, than out of the harbor wishing I was in!
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-06-2013
Replies: 613
Views: 175,376
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: What's your biggest bonehead move sailing?

While sailing down island, years ago (which makes it excusable, right?) we decided to shorten sail as the breeze freshened. As a newbie sailor, I didn't realize that putting a reef in the main only...
Forum: Chartering   05-05-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,084
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: Captain for charter?

When and where do you plan chartering?
Forum: Chartering   05-05-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,876
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: First time chartering in BVI flotilla with kids

Hi. I live on Tortola and have sailed extensively around here. I say skip the flotilla, just plan your trip around the cruising guide. You're pretty safe catching and eating fish caught north of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-02-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By OxKaufman
Loxidrome

Hi. I'm new to Sailnet. Just sold my Moody 425 that I owned for the past 10+ years based in Tortola, BVI where my wife and I live. If you have or charter a boat down here, perhaps we would sail with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 38,915
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

Sorry for your loss!

This just reinforces my observation that sailboat surveyors are surveying a sailboat and therefore ignore the mechanicals that aren't associated with rigging, steering and...
Forum: Chartering   04-03-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,649
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: Recent charter in BVIs

Yes, I do know which one you are talking about.
Forum: Chartering   04-03-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,649
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: Recent charter in BVIs

Try flying AA to San Juan and then Seaborne Air to EIS (Beef Island - Tortola). I think it will be about $700. Or, fly into St. Thomas and take the ferry to Tortola.
Forum: Chartering   04-03-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,649
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: Recent charter in BVIs

I walk from our residence to Sage Mountain once a week to visit my friend, Jim, who runs/owns Mountain View Restaurant and Bar up there. Jim is an avid bicyclist and lived in Antarctica for many...
Forum: Chartering   04-03-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 3,649
Posted By OxKaufman
Re: Recent charter in BVIs

We have lived on Tortola for the past 11 years (have a home in Chicago too). We just sold our Moody 42 center cockpit sloop which we kept in Village Cay Marina in Road Harbor. As you can imagine, we...
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