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Search: Posts Made By: MikeOReilly
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

mike good luck, like KS says you can refit on the way down....if anything needs to be done...

about leaving on friday you are either full blown sailor superstitious or nothing...dont pay attention...
Forum: Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tacktick wind direction failed

I had a similar situation last year. ..and magically it fixed itself. I am guessing bird **** on the top keeping it being charged but that's just a figment of my imagination I suspect
Forum: Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Tacktick wind direction failed

I'd check with RayMarine. Sounds like the transmitter is bad. I had the opposite situation - direction worked fine, speed was erratic. Luckily it was under warranty or it would have been a $200...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 3,409
Posted By urbanhermit
Re: anchor tips to get it to catch?

Good question and a better answer Mike.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 3,409
Posted By desert rat
Re: anchor tips to get it to catch?

As a technician I think that Mikes description is beautiful, I can't use words
that well.
Forum: Electronics 05-23-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Change MMSI from domestic to International?

Yes, and probably along the same lines as no longer requiring a license to use a VHF radio. Since 99+% of US boats never leave the country, I believe they are just encouraging the use of these...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike if you can get the right size and afford the extra cost, the aluminum tanks are very nice.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

DO NOT GET THE GLASS ones...yet...wait a bit till they get he issues resolved for sure youll have more problems getting those refilled(add to that the fact that some were recalled) than my measly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,108
Posted By christian.hess
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Agreed, a high quality folder can afford surprisingly good performance...

Several years ago I bought a discontinued aluminum Dahon, the equivalent of what is now their D8, I believe... It's a far...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,108
Posted By Tempest
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

Well, Since I've been stuck at my desk grading final exams. As a distraction, I've been been trying to find any relevant data, since I'm curious as well.

Total SAR missions are reported and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By smurphny
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike, when I take the wheels, pedals, and seat off and loosen the handlebars so they are in the same plane as the frame, it is easy to stow somewhere. I usually leave it apart in the dink and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By Kostis
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

So anyone with actual used sails? How much do you save %? Is it worthy it?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

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Heard many great things about them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

well minnies in california is anoher one but far away from you and usually you go in person

however when I went I was quote dissapointed as I was looking for anchors and the used ones were barley...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Aries Wind Vane

you have learned all the tips mike! cool!

I love the aries windvane
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 6,802
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Smallest boat you can live with

in my opinion mike you have chosen a very reputable and well designed boat and at 37(old style sizing jaja) you have a perfect compromise for a couple...

for 2 a mid 30s to low 40s is pretty darn...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-05-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Canadian Credit cards to travel with

I think Scotiabank is quite a bit bigger in the south. Once you are out of the Caribbean it does not matter. I find it mildly astonishing that I can go to an ATM in Vanuatu or Lesotho and it will...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-05-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Canadian Credit cards to travel with

scotia bank is big here...they are decent, we have a card with them

we also use citi

cheers
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-05-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Canadian Credit cards to travel with

We typically used local currencies, but in most places where travellers go you can use smaller US bills as well. There can be problem when you get to a new country and have not found the ATM (it may...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-05-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Canadian Credit cards to travel with

bingo to what other guys have said...I had varyong levels of success and my atm trips where as infrequent as I could possibly make them

I would go to the same ATM if I was in a place for more...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-05-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Canadian Credit cards to travel with

Mike, I agree with you about the US. You would be nuts to be there without health insurance. We have an extended health care policy that includes foreign coverage for 92 days (why that number I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,108
Posted By flyingwelshman
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/avatars/mikeoreilly.gif?dateline=1324219694 = http://tvmanagement.typepad.com/.a/6a0133ec4499bf970b0133ece3fdba970b-800wi
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By DHusk
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Congrats, Mike. I'm sure you've made all the necessary preparations and will be successful in your new life. Hope to join you in another 18-24 months. Won't have to be on 500/month, but not much...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2014
Replies: 2,176
Views: 130,317
Posted By ravinracin
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike, Congrats! Your posts have been informative and fun to read. I retired 17 months ago and have be working on my boat every chance I get. I haven't splashed yet, but I am getting closer. Maybe I...
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