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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2013
Replies: 1,143
Views: 295,040
Posted By davebkanelavie
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-woJirtIL-yk/UilpwZmOfUI/AAAAAAAASaY/3Yj0GwnfyvY/s640/DSCN0533.JPG

Sunset on a great adventure of sailing 8 years on the seven seas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By davebkanelavie
Careening a Catamaran in California

I need to install a new propeller and would like to safely careen my Catamaran somewhere in Central California. Currently, in Santa Cruz. We are headed to BC for the summer so advice on any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-30-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By davebkanelavie
Yes, Spinnakers are cool. But, it would be good...

Yes, Spinnakers are cool. But, it would be good for your first try to:

1). Have light winds and calm seas.
2). Have someone with spinnaker experience on board.
3). Make sure someone competent...
Forum: Other Destination   06-29-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By davebkanelavie
Catamaran Haul out / Storage in Honduras

La Cieba shipyard in La Ceiba Honduras can haul catamarans to 25' wide. Storage yard is secure with several armed guards patrolling all hours day and night.

The shipyard is also a duty free...
Forum: Diesel   06-29-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 11,816
Posted By davebkanelavie
Checking for a fouled prop would be easiest thing...

Checking for a fouled prop would be easiest thing to check first. A surprisingly small amount of growth can have a profound effect on performance.

Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,310
Posted By davebkanelavie
I'd use 3/8" line for sheets. Yes, it will be a...

I'd use 3/8" line for sheets. Yes, it will be a little harder on the hands. But, easier to store the line, better for light air, and it will run through the blocks easier and best of cheaper.

If...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-29-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,773
Posted By davebkanelavie
Fiji, Canada or Argentina would all be on my...

Fiji, Canada or Argentina would all be on my short list. Fiji for the adventure. Canada for a new passport and Argentina if I were to build a boat.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-29-2009
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,128,014
Posted By davebkanelavie
Just bought a new boat and are now in Honduras. ...

Just bought a new boat and are now in Honduras.

The new boat is a Chris White Atlantic 42 and we are in La Ceiba.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-29-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By davebkanelavie
Does the sail have any markings like the works...

Does the sail have any markings like the works "head", "tack" or "clew" written on any of the corners? If you see the word "tack" then you have an A-Sail.

Compare the corners. If two match...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By davebkanelavie
We are planning to do the same. Can you register...

We are planning to do the same. Can you register with WestMarine? How are you setting this up.

AS for the list here are a few items:

AIS transponder (~1000)
Survival suits (~300)
Cruising...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-06-2009
Replies: 274
Views: 43,403
Posted By davebkanelavie
I think you are looking for a boat/home and not a...

I think you are looking for a boat/home and not a bunch of free advice/opinions.

This said I think I can help you out. I know of a boat that is 29.5' has a refer, running diesel engine, sails,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2009
Replies: 440
Views: 61,109
Posted By davebkanelavie
We have some friends in their 60's who have been...

We have some friends in their 60's who have been cruising for 30 years non-stop. They are definitley our idols and what we aspire to be doing when we are that age. "Young" is a state of mind AND...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2009
Replies: 440
Views: 61,109
Posted By davebkanelavie
I started cruising full time when I was 34 back...

I started cruising full time when I was 34 back in August of 2005. And yeah, it's definitely hard to meet other younger people especially if you get off the beaten path. When I sailed across the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-06-2009
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,128,014
Posted By davebkanelavie
Seattle, WA But, left there to go cruising in...

Seattle, WA But, left there to go cruising in august 2005. The journey continues after a 15,000nm cruise in South Pacific 2006-2008. Then a switch to a catamaran and cruising on the USA East Coast...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-28-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By davebkanelavie
Thank you!

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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-16-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By davebkanelavie
Only One Spot Left

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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-13-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By davebkanelavie
Clarifications in response to a not so nice post.

Sailingdog is clearly a very experinced arm chair sailor with lots of great free advice.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-03-2007
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,128,014
Posted By davebkanelavie
Pacific Ocean crossing 2006 (mex to nz)

Pacific Ocean crossing 2006 (mex to nz)
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-03-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By davebkanelavie
Thumbs up New Zealand => Thailand Sailing Crew Wanted

Please delete this post. All crew postions are filled. Thanks to everyone who has contacted me!
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