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Forum: Electronics   04-22-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Best handheld GPS/Chartplotter under $400?

is it just me, or does everyone pick up their garmin with the keypad/screen upside down? guess they had to be different..
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-22-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 8,801
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Buying a used Moorings Boat

But that all depends on the charter company and their phase out criteria. A phased out Moorings charter boat should have $0 cost to bring it to good repair.

As a Moorings owner, I follow these...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-13-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,006
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Wetsuit recommendations

I love to talk wetsuits and snorkeling..I've been snorkeling from near the equator to under the ice! but, I don't have any first hand experience in the Bahamas. :( , one day, I will though. Needing...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   04-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Subaqua
I hate the default to mobile site

How many times do I have to answer that the reason I want the desktop version is because the mobile site is broken, is slow, is missing features, etc, etc,? Just let me go direct to the desktop...
Forum: Chartering   04-04-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By Subaqua
Owner's Time available 2015, many bases

I have owners time available for 2015, low season, catamaran (see my nick for model), available at different bases around the world, can sell up to 2 weeks but will break into 1 week. Mine is an...
Forum: Chartering   04-04-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Sunsail Owners' Time - SXM

I have owners time available for 2015, low season, catamaran (see my nick for model), available at different bases around the world, can sell up to 2 weeks but will break into 1 week. PM me for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Subaqua
Re: USCG multi term Documentation

as I understand it, the $26 was to cover handling/processing fees.. so, if they can make the documentation good for 3 years.. wouldn't a one time fee of $26 for 3 year documentation about cover it? ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-26-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Time to Sell a Boat

I'm curious, what r u looking at? just dreaming? I watched yachtworld for 2 years. You'll see all kinds of weird stuff there. Same boat listed in two different countries.. with 4 different...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Anybody have an opinion about pirate flags?

I was all ready to start a war... Pirate flag war Ii.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-31-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,087
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Mistake #4: *Getting the Wrong Catamaran for Your Voyaging Agenda.

I wouldn't say a catamaran is slow on all passages but agree.. To windward, into steep seas, you will be slowed down quite a lot when the hulls take the plunge. Yesterday, down to 40deg apparent,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2015
Replies: 46
Views: 3,598
Posted By Subaqua
Re: What is the most idiotic mistake you have made on a boat?

My list is short.. yeah right.. but maybe some newbie sailing fisherman can learn from this too. We don't fish often, not really fisher people (spearfishing, but that's different), but we've been...
Forum: Electrical Systems   01-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 896
Posted By Subaqua
Re: How long can I leave a cheap 13.2v battery charger connected?

you want to talk batteries and cold.. talk to me. <----- North Dakota
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-07-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 3,047
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Anchor swivels... yea or nay?.. and how?

I had one swivel fail as the anchor came over the roller. By the rust I could tell it had been 1/3 broken through earlier. This was on a charter boat in the BVI. after that failure I came to...
Forum: Chartering   10-14-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,878
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Making experienced sailors/boat owners get an ASA 104 to charter

We tested out of 101, so I know you can test out of at least that. We took the tests in order to charter in croatia/greece, but as Moorings owners, the cost was minimal through the Moorings.
I'm...
Forum: Weather   09-12-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 1,994
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Tornados/Severe Weather (Inland Lake)

you would only heave to if you were sailing already, not if you were anchored for the night.. anchored for the night would usually mean one anchor out unless you thought the weather was going to...
Forum: Weather   09-12-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 1,994
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Tornados/Severe Weather (Inland Lake)

heaving to does not involve anchors.. it's a maneuver that puts the boat in a near stopped position, and settles the boat right down. In a tornado, winds coming from all directions.. may not quite...
Forum: Weather   09-12-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 1,994
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Tornados/Severe Weather (Inland Lake)

diesel or gas engines? fuel fumes and fire..
Forum: Weather   09-12-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 1,994
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Tornados/Severe Weather (Inland Lake)

1st thing.. rig a second anchor
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Subaqua
Re: 1971 Hobie 16 ?

you said it was in great condition.. that means you have no worries. even if it's in fair shape and less than $500 and includes a decent trailer, I'd buy it. Can't buy that much fun for $500 very...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Selling a boat and transport long distance

They need to do more homework.. they need to ask for some really good pictures and you need to be honest with them about the condition.. they have to make up their minds before hand. Make the deal.....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-08-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Navionics Chart Question

how about if you put the curser over and click "OK" for more info?
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-23-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,392
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Location of official hull number

Do you notice any place that might have had a plaque bolted to it.. maybe the po's took it with them.
Forum: Chartering   05-17-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 4,569
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Charter fleet ownership

Not quite the way it works.. at least not in our case.. and probably not in many cases. If you are on a guaranteed pay program, you may pay a very nominal fee if you use your boat, a turn around fee...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Vessel Purchase in Caribbean

Mine was built in south africa, so.. I don't understand how it could have been imported, it has never been here. Like I said, I hope you're right, and I'm wrong.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-14-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Subaqua
Re: Vessel Purchase in Caribbean

Are you sure?.. My boat has never been imported, has never been to the u.s., and is documented. I'm afraid when I do bring it here.. I'll be paying an import fee. I would sure like to be wrong.. so...
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