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Search: Posts Made By: barefootnavigator
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

We didn't return home because we couldn't afford to continue, I did it to make my dog more comfortable and not have to deal with the dingy every time she needed to go potty. I don't know what the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Bingo Mike, you just summarized the logic behind every can't do post on this thread. How could anyone living stateside imagine voyaging on any budget while being bombarded with all the costs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Wow, 256 pages :) a sick doggie prompted me back to the docks and with that my budget went from $350-400 per month to well... several thousand a month. When I started this thread the number was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 4,499
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Really, $1000.00 for foulies?

Nope that was then this is now, won the state lottery bought a 46 HR and am living off about 9k a month what can I say ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 4,499
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Really, $1000.00 for foulies?

I just replaced a 10 year old set of Gill OS I think it was called with OS2 $475 for the set, I just walked in and asked for 20% off and they gave it too me. Odly enough I sail other peoples boats...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 6,462
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Boat Us conducts anchor tests

Hands down a properly set Danforth style anchor has the highest holding power of any anchor on the planet. Unfortunately there is more to anchoring than ultimate holding power. There is a reason...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-26-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,413
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

Is there any reason I can't just use paraffin in the origo?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-25-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,413
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

Heres my situation I have a very nice stainless steel stove/oven. it was installed by the second owner, for 13 years he used it with the propane bottle under the berth, yes thats what I just said. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-25-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,413
Posted By barefootnavigator
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-24-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,413
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

I wonder if you could use kerosene.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-24-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 7,413
Posted By barefootnavigator
Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

Our little boat is getting closer and closer to resuming our cruise and I have decided to pull the propane stove. There isn't anything wrong with it other than the fact that I have never plumed it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Rehab, penicillin and confession :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: New Mainsail

What are you measurements I might have a really nice sail that will fit her perfectly heavily built very nice. I was just going to list it on Ebay
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Simply brilliant!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

That is including the cost of the boat and she is a pricy little sucker. My total expense is in rig, sails, spars... We have no electrons or fancy gadgets. Basically we have built a new boat minus...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

That 8k is closer than you think. We had a minor tragedy this summer and pulled into the mainstream so we are working our asses off to do upgrades before setting off again in the spring. As far as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Looks like this thread has been invaded by trolls which is really too bad because it has been such a fun and informative thread.

Back to the actual art of voyaging on a budget. You get what you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Thoughts on 2 survey items

Is the hull balsa cored? What manufacture?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

This sounds like a loaded question but I'll bite.

First off my days of sailing solo are over but when I did I never had any problems. Take a look at some charts for the PNW and you will see...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I have my PM locked down due to psychopaths flooding it when I strted this thread. Since it has to do with a small budget awesome boat layouts maybe I can put it the projects here?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

You will have to refresh my memory, what did I say? Sorry I must be getting old
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Send me a resume I'll hire you. All good shipwrights I have been refereed to are booked through the end of the year.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I don't have a plotter on my boat I would consider one to calculate speed and as a learning tool for my newbie girlfriend. I will never add a sounder.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Mike your exactly right it shows whats directly under your keel, not one foot in front of it. Example, it shows 10' depth directly beneath you but not uncharted danger one food in front of you. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2014
Replies: 2,650
Views: 202,702
Posted By barefootnavigator
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

Go read through the thread its both hysterical and frightening at the same time. I'm doing research for a book and work in the marine industry so I'm in many various boatyards almost daily. We use...
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