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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-21-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 4,996
Posted By Aupiipii
Sailing solo is by far better than sailing with...

Sailing solo is by far better than sailing with someone you do not know for long or worst you do not trust enough. Sailing solo will provide for sure an enjoyable journey to you while saling with...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   12-15-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,367
Posted By Aupiipii
Conatct Rudy Sanchez at 772 475 3233

Conatct Rudy Sanchez at 772 475 3233
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   12-15-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Aupiipii
Je devrais etre sur Bora-Bora fin 2010. Si ce...

Je devrais etre sur Bora-Bora fin 2010. Si ce n'est pas trop tard pour vous, on pourrait se rencontrer et voir si ce que vous voulez faire est faisable.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2009
Replies: 68
Views: 15,322
Posted By Aupiipii
Thes best boat is the boat you own.

Thes best boat is the boat you own.
Forum: Boat Reviews   10-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,530
Posted By Aupiipii
I had the feeling that Gulfstar was a Canadian...

I had the feeling that Gulfstar was a Canadian boat. My apologies, it is a US build boat as mentionned by more knowledgable sailors.

There are lots of pro and cons about this brand. I believe they...
Forum: Boat Reviews   10-22-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,530
Posted By Aupiipii
I was on board of a Morgan 42 ketch and a...

I was on board of a Morgan 42 ketch and a Gulfstars 45 ketch again.
Morgan is US and Gulfstars is Canadian. Even I am Canadian, I prefer the Morgan. Easier to handle.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-22-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,886
Posted By Aupiipii
I will choose The Shoal draft keel option. ...

I will choose The Shoal draft keel option.

This boat is called a racer/cruiser. However, I see this boat more like a cruiser that can sail fast.

I also beleive that with a shoal draft keel the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-09-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Aupiipii
I am assuming you are a US resident and you do...

I am assuming you are a US resident and you do not live in Canada.

You buy the boat in canada. Since you are US resident, you do not have to pay taxes in Canada.

Once you reach US waters you...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-07-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By Aupiipii
Well, I guess most of young sailors never heard...

Well, I guess most of young sailors never heard about Loran C.
This is really out-of-date.
Go to a bookstore and grab an up-todate Annapolis Book of Seamanship. Everything has changed.

One...
Forum: Chartering   10-06-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,124
Posted By Aupiipii
I was living in French Polynesia for about 3...

I was living in French Polynesia for about 3 years. Never got problems in december neither others months during my stay. We had a <tsunami> evacuation but when it came ashore, it was a 2cm tsunami....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 10,379
Posted By Aupiipii
Have you had a talk with her to know why she...

Have you had a talk with her to know why she doesn't like sailing?

If there is a specific reason, once you know, you might be able to adjust yourself to make her happy.

If she only states I...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-27-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,820
Posted By Aupiipii
You are absolutly right TQA.

You are absolutly right TQA.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-27-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,802
Posted By Aupiipii
Find an UPS store. They do have great mail...

Find an UPS store. They do have great mail forwarding service.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-24-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By Aupiipii
In BC Canada, a good survey for a boat of this...

In BC Canada, a good survey for a boat of this size will cost around 1200 + Hall out, wash if needed about 300). A mechanical survey will be around 500.
An oil analysis is 75.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   09-18-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,745
Posted By Aupiipii
Hi Dwayne I got my answers to questions I...

Hi Dwayne

I got my answers to questions I raised previously.

Thanks again for sharing about this wonderfull tool. I am sure it will help to have a safe trip to Hawai by next year.


:)
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   09-17-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,745
Posted By Aupiipii
Hi Dwayne, I have downloaded Ugrib. Thanks...

Hi Dwayne,

I have downloaded Ugrib. Thanks so much for the recommendations. It looks like very good.

Do you know where I can find explanations aboiut the arrows showing on a view ?

They are...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-16-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,284
Posted By Aupiipii
Hi Marie, When you say that anyone else in...

Hi Marie,

When you say that anyone else in the world is free to go there (Cuba), you are right. Except:

Canadian boats docking in Florida are subject to rules from US gouvernment and therefore...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-15-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 15,346
Posted By Aupiipii
Michael, I sail a 45 foot by myself and have...

Michael,

I sail a 45 foot by myself and have no problem for handling her. Most of 40 foot are roomy enough for two, a 45 foot give extra space. If your budget is high and really like to have...
Forum: There's This Place...   09-15-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 8,279
Posted By Aupiipii
As already mentionned St Augustine is a nice...

As already mentionned St Augustine is a nice place. In Florida, mine favorite place is Fort Pierce. Small town, lovely, good restaurants, plenty of marinas from 1$ a foot down to .5$ a foot (5 years...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-15-2009
Replies: 2
  Dufours
Views: 942
Posted By Aupiipii
Hi, Dufour are very well build boats. ...

Hi,

Dufour are very well build boats.

Here are links for reviews on Dufour boats.

The Dufour Classic 36 - information for cruising sailors (http://cruisingresources.com/Dufour_Classic_36)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Aupiipii
GPS versus charts

I was scared when I first saw a note saying that all you need is a GPS.

I was feeling better once I saw nobody shared this statement.

In Canada, by law you need to have charts up-to-date for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-13-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By Aupiipii
Hi Brother52, You did the exercise for a...

Hi Brother52,

You did the exercise for a car; basically the exercise is the same to do to understand the difference in prize for different boat.

It is probably easier to do for a car since you...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   09-13-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,562
Posted By Aupiipii
English and French in Guadeloupe

Hi Eileen,

I was living in Guadeloupe years ago. There is people not open to help you in English, mostly the ones you will see on a street in case you have to ask for direction. You have to...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   09-12-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,850
Posted By Aupiipii
Tortola Apartment

2 or 3 years ago, I met a gentleman renting apartments in from of the harbour. Long term and short term and from 1 bedroom to 3 bedrooms.

You can be in touch with him at 284 494-4389 and fax is...
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