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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Marina, mooring or slip suggestions Sarasota

Thanks for the replies. got out for a 5+ hour sail yesterday on a friends sabre 34,c/b model. great day!
will do some more looking today.
cheers,
c o joe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Marina, mooring or slip suggestions Sarasota

thanks! heading over later today to check it out.
c o joe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By seaojoe
Marina, mooring or slip suggestions Sarasota

draft not to exceed 5' loa 34'. familiar w/marina jacks, sarasota sailing
relocating.

thanks in advance
joe
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-26-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By seaojoe
Re: How old is too old and how cheap too cheap

old is a state of mind in us folk, and it is a state of maintenance in boats, homes, cars etc.
my last couple boats were 1961, 64, 93 and my present one is a 63.

my primary driver when the sun...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 4,973
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Silly Anchoring Question

while cruising the us/bvi, our catamaran was equipped with a cqr and a danforth. never used the cqr, but the danforth was fantastic. only one dragging incident and that was (my) operator error. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2014
Replies: 56
Views: 5,662
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Sailing movies/ films

Marvin Creamer did a circumnam.
try this link: marvincreamer (http://globestar.org/marvin_creamer.htm)
Forum: Chartering   10-23-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 4,170
Posted By seaojoe
Re: St. Thomas & St John worth visiting by boat when in the BVI?

St John is a great stop. From beaches, bars, diving, hiking and general a good place to hang. you can refuel, water and provision without angst located across from customs at Caneel shipyard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Coast Guard License..., by Budd Gonder

I used the book. my son used the book and the cd.
he scored higher.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Coast Guard License..., by Budd Gonder

I used Charlie Wing's study guide.
It worked for my son and I.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By seaojoe
Re: relocating to Sarasota

I first moved to Ft Lauderdale in the 1970, after returning from the military. Worked the bars, construction, sailed the sorc and watched Lauderdale grow from a big town to xxx large city. met the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By seaojoe
relocating to Sarasota

Heading out to do some research for coastal cruising in the Sarasota area. Will be land based. Long time east coast (cold winters) sailors heading south for a warmer option.
Looking for input...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2013
Replies: 93
Views: 12,959
Posted By seaojoe
Re: BVI chart/nav app

good luck and please let us know the outcome.
smilin for ya!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,362
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Jeffs Last Sail- MUST READ

I dont know and dont ask about his health. As somebody that has been down that road (course) I found it a subject that neither of us could do anything about.

As you know, when cruising, you're...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,362
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Jeffs Last Sail- MUST READ

his saga continues, from this AM, Jeff's latest:

Good morning joe. We lost our electrical generator and battery charger. We got stuck in a srong windstorm thfor two days and the batteries went...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,362
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Jeffs Last Sail- MUST READ

just got this email from Jeff:

Thanks for the help but no luck on the sheet tiller stearing. I got into a major wind storm at Punta Mala in Panama and now am suck in puerto memsabe. Had alot of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,693
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Craigslist Scam???

no certified cks, money orders due to the hi tech printers.

wired funds only.
its a rule.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Tic box for buying a boat

The hardest part of boat buying is projecting how you'll use the boat. Use, more than anything, dictates what to buy. Where you live dictates the 'how' you'll use the boat. Coastal cruising, back...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,362
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Jeffs Last Sail- MUST READ

I had received 2 or 3 emails from Jeff. I emailed Jeff a while back hoping to get a point of contact to $$ and have not heard.
Anyone have more info??
Thank you,
joe
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Looking to find large group to buy boat

'partnerSHIP, the only SHIP that doesn't float'

repeat by # of partners.
Forum: Provisioning   01-20-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,531
Posted By seaojoe
Re: The lonely Avacodo...

I try to eat one a day. After cutting in half and hard slicing the knife into the pit for ez removal, i drizzle a touch of olive oil, topped with my homemade seasoning that has an old bay base.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 6,362
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Jeffs Last Sail- MUST READ

Thanks to everyone.

Please consider helping Jeff in anyway with any amount.

When you're sentenced to his destiny, any act of kindness works wonders for giver and getter.
joe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Best way to sell a liferaft?

Price is probably the biggest consideration on Craigslist. I wanted someone close to local to eliminate shipping etc.
It was out of date also.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Puerto Rico Chandleries/Suppliers?

there's a small shop in the marina in fajardo. while i was on the hard, it was easier to walk to the ships store in the marina than to go off site to west marine.
best regards,
'joe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-18-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,086
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Great Literary Quotes

'Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-18-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By seaojoe
Re: Best way to sell a liferaft?

hi Graham: i sold mine on craigslist. took 3 listing tries. mine was not current, and price was a factor.
Best,
joe
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