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Search: Posts Made By: chibb
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-26-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Thank you very much for all that information, I...

Thank you very much for all that information, I shall have a look at the book, unfortunately I don't know portuguese. The rally sounds like it could be very good fun! Many thanks, Chibb
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-26-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
I presume from you Bio that you're currently...

I presume from you Bio that you're currently cruising Brazil? Any suggestions on good sources of info, haven't found all that much on cruising in Brazil. Thanks, Chibb.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-26-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
After heading across the pond from england, to...

After heading across the pond from england, to Recife Brazil, the route goes down the south america coast. Plan is to arrive Recife in Start October, and to leave Argentina by End March the following...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-26-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
A better route without the flemish cap!

http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u338/chibberty/route2.png
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
That sounds a much better plan, just adds 220...

That sounds a much better plan, just adds 220 miles.

Flemish Cap... yes... doesn't sound inviting, remember it being where the boat in Perfect Storm was fishing when it all went a bit wrong!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
With an assumed average speed of 3.5 kn (daily...

With an assumed average speed of 3.5 kn (daily run: 84 miles)
We can do the route shown previously in just under two years with a laziness factor of 2.3 (ratio of sailing:not sailing)

If I drop...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
And finally I'm senior enough to post a like to a...

And finally I'm senior enough to post a like to a possible route we're looking at:
http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u338/chibberty/route.png
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Yes that definately the way round we'd prefer to...

Yes that definately the way round we'd prefer to end up, having extra time, not always being "late" - thats not cruising! :-)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
[QUOTE=Bene505;407573]... you could run the...

[QUOTE=Bene505;407573]... you could run the outboard at a slow, effficient rpm. I would think that adding some fuel bladders (and jerry cans) would decrease the amount of food and water needed, and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
[QUOTE=JohnRPollard;407571]Chibb, That...

[QUOTE=JohnRPollard;407571]Chibb,

That sounds about right, maybe a bit optimistic. I know the Roberts Tom Thumb boat design is a stout vessel, she'll take care of you, but I would not expect any...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Motoring will almost certainly be out as we've...

Motoring will almost certainly be out as we've just got an outboard.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Sadly we're not leaving till July 2009.. have to...

Sadly we're not leaving till July 2009.. have to start and finish boat insides :-)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Thanks Ilenart, I've got the book, will find that...

Thanks Ilenart, I've got the book, will find that section now. Sounds like a useful guestimate
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Cascais looks quite convenient to our route...so...

Cascais looks quite convenient to our route...so may well do, thanks for the kind offer :-)

Wow 10 knots average! - that will be a figure definately beyond our dreams in our small boat !
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
I'm too junior to be able to post a link to our...

I'm too junior to be able to post a link to our proposed route! But it goes something like:

England
Canaries
Recife Brazil
.......lots of brazil....
Down to Uraguay
Up to carribean
Back to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Thanks Guilietta, but I can see my request wasn't...

Thanks Guilietta, but I can see my request wasn't all that clear. What I'm specifically after is details of what some boats average daily runs are.

The data such as their...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By chibb
Daily Runs

Hi, we're currently planning an extended cruise, possibly england -> brazil, and are trying to determine what a conservative figure for average daily run would be. Our boat is a heavy 25 foot steel...
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