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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Exiles
Orkney or Shetlands????

Hello

I am planning a trip from Copenhagen to Reykjavik in the near future and have a couple of questions I need answered before my pilots and cruising guides arrive.

I am wondering if anyone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By Exiles
We have had a reality check with our engine and...

We have had a reality check with our engine and realize we have to swap it out. Just the price of the extra parts, amount of fuel it guzzles and some of the advice we have been given about the model...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By Exiles
Does anyone have feedback on forward looking...

Does anyone have feedback on forward looking sonar from Interphase or Echo pilot? I heard if set up properly they were great for ice!
Forum: Destinations   02-19-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By Exiles
Hi Douglas will get in touch with you soon. Great...

Hi Douglas will get in touch with you soon. Great that your doing the trip as well!!!!
Forum: Destinations   02-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By Exiles
Thanks for the feedback here and on the website!

Thanks for the feedback here and on the website!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By Exiles
Thank you so much for all the information!!!...

Thank you so much for all the information!!! Great advice!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By Exiles
Great advice thank you!!!!! We will do what is...

Great advice thank you!!!!! We will do what is suggested but also at this point we are trying to secure a new engine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,206
Posted By Exiles
Thank you for all the advice! It is greatly...

Thank you for all the advice! It is greatly appreciated!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Exiles
Love the EPIRB argument so badly thoughout! On my...

Love the EPIRB argument so badly thoughout! On my first few transatlantics I met people with similar stances.

First of all if I hit the water up there I am going to be dead an hour or so if even....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Exiles
Liferaft advice please!

Hi All,

Thanks for all your amazing answers to my “How can I stop my boat from sinking?” post. I have a follow up questions now about safety equipment since I am going to buy a liferaft this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,206
Posted By Exiles
Thank you all keep them coming We are going...

Thank you all keep them coming

We are going to seal the compartment under the vberth where collision is most probable. I know a salvager in town here and will ask him about the viability of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By Exiles
Thanks its a Volvo Penta MD 11 C 23hp ...

Thanks its a Volvo Penta MD 11 C 23hp

Northwest passage on a shoestring (http://www.belzebub2.com)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By Exiles
What engine parts should I bring?

Hi All,

I have a question regarding engine and spare parts to bring on an extremely remote and cold voyage where access to mechanics and spare parts will be next to impossible. Also what are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 5,206
Posted By Exiles
How can I stop my boat from sinking?

Hi all,

We are planning a voyage where the possibility of hull punctures are very real! I wanted to ask everyones opinion on techniques and equipment we should have on board to respond to a small...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Exiles
Thanks

wow great information!!!! Thank you I will look into it. Sounds like an amazing voyage!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-28-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Exiles
Transatlantic Advice???

Hello all,

I am sailing a boat from Sweden to Greenland Nuuk via. Scotland and Iceland to reach the Northwest passage. I am in the process of trying to locate a good weather router who is knows...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Exiles
AAffordable Boat Insurance for Remote Areas?

Hi I am planning a trip to the polar regions (Arctic) and have a 1976 31ft Hallberg Rassy. I don't want to break the bank on insurance can anyone suggest an insurance company that is affordable and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By Exiles
Thanks all! I heard that there is a Chinese...

Thanks all! I heard that there is a Chinese company that makes 8-9hp but can not locate it.

The reason we want a diesel outboard is since we will have so many hundreds of litres on board and if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,497
Posted By Exiles
Who knows about diesel outboard engines?

Hi we are planning a voyage this summer to one of the most remote places in the world and will travel thousands of nuatical miles between areas where we can get fuel. As such we will be carrying lots...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-20-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By Exiles
Thanks for the great info! I heard that growlers...

Thanks for the great info! I heard that growlers and bergy bits dont always show up. I think a mix of a forward facing sonar and radar is the way to go here. Any suggestions regarding a specific type...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-20-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Exiles
Thanks for the great info I will keep you posted!

Thanks for the great info I will keep you posted!
Forum: Destinations   01-19-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By Exiles
Northwest Passage on a Shoestring

Would love some feedback.

I am planning a trip on a 31ft boat from Sweden-Norway-Scotland-Iceland-Greenland through the Northwest passage to Vancouver this summer. If any of you have experience...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-19-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By Exiles
How sensitive is HD radar?

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I am looking for peoples feedback on HD radar. I am planning to buy a system and was wondering if anyone knows if...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-19-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Exiles
Hi all I am new to this forum and would like some...

Hi all I am new to this forum and would like some feedback.

I am planning a trip from Sweden-Norway-Scotland-Iceland-Greenland through the Northwest passage this summer. If any of you have...
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