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Search: Posts Made By: xxuxx
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-20-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By xxuxx
Delivery Captain available for delveries or crew

100 ton master can deliver both atlantic or pacific. Also available as support crew for owners. contact Captain Christine at: kiteserfer at aol dot com
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-16-2014
Replies: 183
Views: 171,233
Posted By xxuxx
Re: Updated Offshore Cruising Boat List - January 2008

IMHO and after 200,000 delivery miles, any production vessel can do trans-oceanic crossings without hull failure. Having said that, any production vessel can fail!! In most instances this failure...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-16-2014
Replies: 183
Views: 171,233
Posted By xxuxx
Re: Updated Offshore Cruising Boat List - January 2008

NO! Don'y sell it.....Burn it!!:hothead
Forum: Gear and Maintenance Articles 01-17-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 28,382
Posted By xxuxx
Re: Safety Equipment for Offshore Sailing

From an experienced delivery captain, here is what I have found. While EPIRB etc etc are great, there is another dimension from the coast guard perspective. It changes lat/long (2 dimensions) to 3...
Forum: Hunter 11-06-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,668
Posted By xxuxx
Re: Help unfurling an in mast furling mainsail on a 2008 Hunter 31

Listen to Cruising Dad, he is so correct. Especially the part about furling in the main. I have found that positioning the boat on a starboard tack and then furling the sail with sheet and vang...
Forum: Hunter 10-24-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 27,733
Posted By xxuxx
re: Why are there so many Hunter haters?

People?! Do you hear this? It is true. I second the above statement. The reason I think many of the more seasoned sailors knock these vessels is that they want to feel important exbounding...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By xxuxx
USCG licensed and retired female captain looking to crew, deliver or cruise

I am free to go anytime and anywhere is the vessel and chemistry is right. I am looking for a non-smoking, no drug, social drinking boat to co-captain, crew or deliver. I speak English and Spanish...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-06-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By xxuxx
Re: Miami to Bahamas Dec-March ?

FYI TO ALL: What the OP fails to mention is that the vessel is a 25' sailboat that he wants to live on for 4 months.....talk about close quarters.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 09-25-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 6,467
Posted By xxuxx
Re: Curiosity About These "Crew Wanted" Posts

I have been a captain looking for crew as well as crew looking for a boat. In short....it works but with "caveat emptor" The screening process starts with e-mails, then phone calls, (as you can...
Forum: Hunter 12-16-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 27,733
Posted By xxuxx
Hunter Passage models make great blue water cruisers

From a blue water cruiser who sailed a 2001 Hunter 450 Passage. Both the 450 Passage (1999-2002) and the 456 (2003-2006) or there abouts both versions carry 100 gallon fuel takes and have Kevlar...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2011
Replies: 635
Views: 124,531
Posted By xxuxx
Rule 62

Don't get me started. Again.
I would love to hear an accurate account of what happened and what could have been done differently, in hindsight. I believe we could get that from the crew from...
Forum: Hunter 11-03-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By xxuxx
NY to FL

Best to wait til spring......and take the ICW. In Jan. parts of the ICW can be frozen.
Forum: Her Sailnet Articles 06-06-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 32,626
Posted By xxuxx
Are you kidding me????????????

Your kidding right? Are you giving 50% ownership of the vessel for all her woodworking skills? Can you correctly spell "carribian"??? I can't think of anyone except maybe "Daisy Duke" who might...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-29-2011
Replies: 635
Views: 124,531
Posted By xxuxx
Dealing with a crew ....losing it emotionally at sea

I try and calm them down using logic, weatherfaxes and reminding them what they signed: a crew agreement. My agreement states that they would absorb all costs related to a major passage detour. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By xxuxx
Why Tampico???????

Although the people are nice, the place is a pit with no real facilities for private little sailboats. Why not go on to Tuxpan, a lovely place with great people then on to Veracruz, also a nice...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,276
Posted By xxuxx
What answer are you looking for???????? Death...

What answer are you looking for???????? Death as a deterrent is the most effective way of stopping PIRATES. What would you have the UN do??? Sit down and educate the pirates. Hmmmmmm.....let me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,276
Posted By xxuxx
Agree!!

Agreed!!!!!!! That's why they need a stronger deterrent: DEATH

either after a trial or on the spot at sea. I prefer the latter. They are pirates and what happens to pirates?? They die!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2011
Replies: 635
Views: 124,531
Posted By xxuxx
I guess next in line would be me.......

Since the people that were there are mute, and Laura can't speak anymore, the next people in line would be the people that came after the disaster, the rescuers and the people who spoke with them...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2011
Replies: 635
Views: 124,531
Posted By xxuxx
Now is it time.............?????????

...And you won't find anything re: this Captain Ross. He is alive, his wife is alive and Laura is dead. Hmmmmmm.......ask yourself why?????? Answer: Poor judgement, poor Captaining (crossing a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-16-2011
Replies: 183
Views: 171,233
Posted By xxuxx
Kudos for Passage 450 by Hunter

One of the best values for the money are the Hunter Passage 450 made from 1999-2002. These are 28000 lb displacement vessels strung with Kevlar and are very seaworthy for a 45 foot vessel. The ride...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,270
Posted By xxuxx
Dominican Republic charts?

Does anyone know a good outlet to obtain charts for the Dominican Republic?
Forum: Other Destination 02-07-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,694
Posted By xxuxx
Swim

Swim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 7,869
Posted By xxuxx
Icw

IMHO The ICW is kinda like Disney World's Junger River ride....especially going through long canals. Look left, look right and you see the canal banks teaming with wild life. There are birds,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-18-2011
Replies: 635
Views: 124,531
Posted By xxuxx
Weather routing....HA!!!!

It should be called "whether routing". Wether or not, you will receive higher numbers. If it says winds 25 to 30.....always think 40!! Same for the seas.........10-15.....think 20-25 footers. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 124,531
Posted By xxuxx
Too much blah blah blah

One poster even wants to be in an Alden??? Do they even make those things anymore? I agree, it didn't matter what boat Dick Ross was sailing, it had no bearing on the outcome of his sheer...
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