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Search: Posts Made By: PCP
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-24-2014
Replies: 659
Views: 47,110
Posted By PCP
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

That's a big thread:D

Look at the only boat flying a pirate's flag: Modern Pirate's style:p

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By PCP
Trouble and bad weather on one of the main Med races

The Rolex Middle sea race is a Med classic but on the end of October not always the Med is a nice place and not a very predicable too.

Many boat are experiencing trouble, the Coast Guard invited...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-01-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
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) 04-22-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 4,790
Posted By PCP
Re: Modern day blue water sailboat?

There are very few boats with that size that we could call bluewater boats. In the general view a bluewater boat is a boat specifically designed for offshore work. I would prefer to call it small...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Interesting boat thread:

This “hypocrite smarmonizer ass” is given up. This thread is officially under a new management.

I wish good luck to all. It is no more fun for me to post here since the ambiance has changed; I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 14,299
Posted By PCP
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

Some inside information: just don't miss what the Greeks call the small Cyclades. Their small size puts them out of the main touristic routes and there you would find mostly Greeks. You will be many...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-03-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Jpk 10.10

While we wait for the first JPK 10.80 movie, a nice one with a new JPK 10.10 sailed by a couple. First sail is always a great moment in any new boat and this one was just a nice sail for the first...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-01-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Re: The futur Azuree 40

No and I was quite surprised since the 40ft is a recent boat. Probably this is not an outside information. I just liked the lady that was showing me the Azuree 46, she was speaking English, asked my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2014
Replies: 169
Views: 11,292
Posted By PCP
Re: How not to make a tricky harbor approach...

There is a difference Smack: Near the shore when the depth is not big all the wave breaks. Offshore only the top breaks so in fact it would have to be a bigger wave to have that "breaking" power.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Rm 890

This photo may help to explain that:

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,331
Posted By PCP
Re: Amazing Homebuilt Sailboat

This steel 37ft is not bad too:

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 12,380
Posted By PCP
Re: Roll-up solar panels

Ray, I guess this subject is more and more relevant because a lot of new technologies regarding flexible panels are on the way. I resolved my problems with a bigger alternator and maximizing all...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 5,038
Posted By PCP
Re: New Safety Rules?

I have no idea of what they are talking about except if it is that steel bar that you use when the wheel stops working. Of course, that does nothing if the problem has to do with a broken rudder.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-02-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Re: Pelicano Missing In Action

So good news:). You have a ELan Dealer and a Salona dealer on the States.
I don't know if you had saw the recent posts about the Salona 33 and the Elan 320?

Here they are:
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-01-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Sailing:

some interesting videos:

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-22-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Re: European boat of the year 2014 - Beneteau Oceanis 38

Yes Justine is a sexy girl but it would also out perform you sailing and that could be a little embarrassing to that kind of macho personality:D

No, the reason the Oceanis was chosen was because...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 01-19-2014
Replies: 153
Views: 20,118
Posted By PCP
Re: The Loss of The Alpha 42 "Be Good Too"

Yes, that sometimes happens with small specialized brands and in the US certainly it happens with Jboats. But that can only be maintained if the boats are competitive and that's the case with Jboats...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-15-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Re: Rounded bows

...
Yes, I have posted before some older Portuguese sailing boats with rounded bows, in fact I have read in an old treaty that the rounded boats were a big improvement:D

The rounded bow gives...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By PCP
Re: Update 34 th americas cup poll

The other had multichoice, at least when I voted.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-12-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,355
Posted By PCP
Re: 76-year-old begins solo circumnavigation

No. The problem rose many years ago in what regards ratification of records since some tried to circumnavigate only around high latitudes on the Southern ocean, kind of a tour around the South Pole....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-08-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Dudley Dix - Didi 38

They had almost no ruder, lost previously and were rolled on that wave.

Dudley Dix gives another view, from the inside of the boat:

....
Feeling a bit over-powered in the squalls we were...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-08-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Transaquadra: Twenty years of racing (amateur transat)

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-05-2014
Replies: 6,764
Views: 1,787,599
Posted By PCP
Bad news on the Cape to Rio Yacht Race 2014

The start:

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The boats are sailing in 6 m waves, 40 to 60k winds and there are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2014
Replies: 659
Views: 47,110
Posted By PCP
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Let me be clear: I have nothing against lame people and lame tastes providing I am not forced to make them a part of my life style. Lame is not the same thing as stupid and all the people that buy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2014
Replies: 2,640
Views: 197,607
Posted By PCP
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

It all depends on what you call a millionaire but it takes money to do that unless it is a non stop circumnavigation: Many thousands of dollars, more than the price of some old cruising boats around....
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