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Search: Posts Made By: PCP
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By PCP
Re: Boat Us conducts anchor tests

Why a soft mud test alone? It is very common there? Not a bottom very usual in Europe: Most anchoring bottoms are sand, hard sand, normal mud, and sand with vegetation. As someone said, the best...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By PCP
Re: Sailing Magazines

Yes I had, plenty of them, I mean bad reviews on boats...but not on North American boat magazines:D

They try to be polite but if you listen what attentively you will see that the review is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By PCP
Re: Aluminum Hulls for Cruising Boats

Hi Hannah:), what is the address of your blog? (you can put it on the bottom of your posts) i am interested and I think I am not the only one;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By PCP
Re: Aluminum Hulls for Cruising Boats

The fact that not only those but almost all that sail voyage boats, specially in lonely places and high latitudes, if they could, would chose an aluminium boat answers your question: They are the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

And the two last posts (with lot's of photos) regarding this year's 5000km cruising:

Interesting Sailboats: ALMA'S LOG: SCILLA TO AGROPOLI...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 513
Views: 113,296
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Very nice pictures. Yes it seems so. Yes on those parts it is always windy, that's what limit the number of boats and make the hot days agreeably cool.

I suppose you charter a boat? if you liked...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

No, that's not the bill. I was slightly pissed with my wife that was taking some photos of an enjoyable moment...saying that she was going to post that on facebook...like if I was doing something...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

As matter of fact yes:D I have some problems that did not allow me to ride motorcycles but in Crete I just saw a nice Transalp (last model) for rent. I always loved that bike that just goes on my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

Two new posts: The 500km passage between Greece and Italy and Calabria coast (the sole of Italy boot). I had experienced some troubles on that period:

Interesting Sailboats: ALMA'S LOG : FROM...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

Nice to talk to you Paul. Yes clear water almost everywhere and warm too, even if sometimes the large number of boats (I suspect mainly day trippers) reflects itself on some garbage on the bottom....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

Hi, I have posted lots of photos from the past years on a thread that I started, this one:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Re: Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

Thanks guys!

New post;: The Corinth gulf and the Island of aZakinthos:

More here, lot's of photos:

Interesting Sailboats (http://interestingsailboats.blogspot.it/)

some photos:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By PCP
Rome to Turkey and back (my sailing season)

Not yet finished, but while i wait at anchor one day, in Port Miseno, for the winds to lose strength (about 50Km/h)I have time for a post with some pictures.

I have made it from Rome (Fumicino) to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2014
Replies: 513
Views: 113,296
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Turkey: Images and Impressions (more on the blog)

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/fotos%20p/P8123335_zps622d4b9e.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2014
Replies: 513
Views: 113,296
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

If you guys liked Rhodes photos (and the place) I guess you would like Simi, where FOR hundreds of years were made the fastest sailboats on the planet, included one of the most famous ever: Argos,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-01-2014
Replies: 513
Views: 113,296
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Rhodes, a great place:

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/fotos%20p/P8053037_zps9b9f5d74.jpg...
Forum: Iberia & The Med 08-29-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By PCP
Re: naples, italy

Yes, even if I) have managed to stay one night at anchor in Amalfi: it was some protection from the prevailing winds but it is uncomfortable with the boat rolling a lot. Fornia is the only place I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2014
Replies: 513
Views: 113,296
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Lindos, Rhodes, too good to be true (more photos on my blog)

http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy322/Paulo_Carvalho/fotos%20p/P7312920_zps57dd4358.jpg...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-02-2014
Replies: 6,761
Views: 1,720,918
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

The winner was JPK on his JPK and a A35 was first on solo. More information and some movies on my blog.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-05-2014
Replies: 6,761
Views: 1,720,918
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

It is funny that you that live and sail on high latitude think the boat is suited while some that don't sail there see it as too sophisticated.

Many think about high latitude as uncharted waters...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-01-2014
Replies: 6,761
Views: 1,720,918
Posted By PCP
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Well, almost. Living on the boat (Fiumicino, Rome) and almost sailing away:D

This year I decided to do all maintenance work and modify some stuff so it will take longer. But just finishing.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 13,223
Posted By PCP
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

The problem with the med in what concerns a circumnavigation are two:

there are so many nice things to see an to experience that for knowing it decently you need several years.

and the med is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 6,319
Posted By PCP
Re: Smallest sailboat to use in blue water safely

Yes you can have that but a small boat is a small boat and the safety margin is smaller. This is the smallest boat that passes the RCD criteria to Class A boats and is certified as such. It passes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 13,223
Posted By PCP
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

Have a look at the first post on the thread: that percentage (that was modified by me, the original was 1%) does not regards the "sailors that are out cruising" neither the sailors that go offshore,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 13,223
Posted By PCP
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

You are really bad with statistics:D

Try 0.01% instead of 1% and it would be much closer to reality;)
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