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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-16-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,997
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Re: Texas to Isla Mujeres

If you watch the weather close, a good time to sail will be on the second day after a cold front entera Texas, so you will have wind and a decent weather window for thext few days. Once in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Re: Jouet 37 rudder modified

Thanks Jouet37, you have a very nice looking boat and as far as I can see, many upgrades on it. Is very interesting to see your rudder, since it looks very different to the one I have on the other...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 25,456
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Thumbs up Did you do the crossing?

Hello Charles! I was wondering if you made the crossing from Texas to Progreso back then? I would be interested in meeting you sometime to exchange experience and see what useful info I can add to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-13-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,997
Posted By Yucatancruiser
I know this is a very old tread, but if someone...

I know this is a very old tread, but if someone is thinking of doing this, now days I would recommend to head directly from Texas to the Yucatan Peninsula. Tha only ports worth stopping at if you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Thank you so much Faster, I will do that and see...

Thank you so much Faster, I will do that and see what happens.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Thanks Faster!!! I will have a good glass shop...

Thanks Faster!!! I will have a good glass shop make me a new rudder to make it like the one in the other picture. My biggest problem actually is that the tiller gets real heavy when the wins pick up...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-03-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,960
Posted By Yucatancruiser
I know this is an old post, but i can recommend...

I know this is an old post, but i can recommend to any one looking for info on the Yucatan and the area, to look at the page im making about Cruising the Yucatan, it has info on marinas, harbors,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-03-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Crossing from Key West to Isla mujeres

I have done that exact crossing a few times. Once on a larger boat also with outboard engines and 2 other times on a motor yacht. The trouble you have is that a 26 ft boat usually does not hold the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 25,456
Posted By Yucatancruiser
The page i have made for information on where to...

The page i have made for information on where to go and ports to visit in the northern Yucatan is www.yucatancruisng.com and is meant for any one that wants to visit the area on a boat, to have the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Thanks Faster! By balancing tab, you mean like...

Thanks Faster! By balancing tab, you mean like the part forward of the turning axis??
I will get a good glass shop to do the job and try to get the shape to look like the one on the picture. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2012
Replies: 1,112
Views: 284,980
Posted By Yucatancruiser
sunset at Progreso Yucatan Mexico aboard Vyndi

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/poncene/sunsetvyndiholbox.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Pic of some other jouet 37

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/poncene/lafoto.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
My rudder as it is now

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/poncene/solotimon.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
pic of some other jouet 37

i also have a picture of another boat i found on the internet, and that is where Im concluding that is not shaped correctly. The diagram that by Faster is the same diagram that came with my boat....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Well the rudder it self moves just fine, so i...

Well the rudder it self moves just fine, so i dont think the bearings have any problems. here is a picture i took of the rudder the day i purchased the boat. Shape of the rudder and the size is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Yucatancruiser
hey would love to help and be part of your...

hey would love to help and be part of your effort, Im in Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula and if you come this way, be sure to have a helping hand! e'mail me or look me up on my web page ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Unhappy Jouet 37 rudder modified

Hello! I own a 1979 French build Jouet 37 sloop, and the rudder seems very hard on the tiller while sailing. Also I find it hard to turn and particularly in reverse, the boat just goes pretty much...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2012
Replies: 1,112
Views: 284,980
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Progreso Yucatan Sunset at the beach

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/poncene/IMG-20110710-00066-1.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2012
Replies: 1,112
Views: 284,980
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Also in Progreso Yucatan Mexico

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/poncene/IMG-20110813-00148.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2012
Replies: 1,112
Views: 284,980
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Sunset at Progreso Yucatan Mexico

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/poncene/IMG_3576.jpg
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-31-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 25,456
Posted By Yucatancruiser
For anyone interested in going from Texas to the...

For anyone interested in going from Texas to the Yucatan, I have some very good information on the ports of Progreso and also some others for you to look at yucatancruising.com
Forum: There's This Place...   01-31-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,246
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Smile Progreso Yucatan, Mexico

I purchased my 37 ft. sloop from a 76 year old man that had been living on his boat for the past 18 moths anchored at the bay in Isla Mujeres Mexico. That is located in the eastern side of the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-31-2012
Replies: 3,424
Views: 919,030
Posted By Yucatancruiser
Yucatan north shore, Mexico

Yucatan north shore. Progreso Yucatan, Mexico.
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