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Forum: Living Aboard   10-20-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 9,534
Posted By mfsykes
Re: Live aboard legal address

"Florida won't issue a driver's license without a POSTAL address in Florida"

Not so. I was told that if I did NOT have a PO box , then the address on my license would be "in care of general...
Forum: Living Aboard   10-20-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 9,534
Posted By mfsykes
Re: Live aboard legal address

I just went through having my DL renewed here in FL. I do have a PO box for a mailing location; but as I live on a sailboat, we don't have a 'permanent' address. You know the drill - bring in 2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By mfsykes
Sailors in Stuart FL

Hey all! Have recently relocated from St. Augustine (where our sailors group now numbers over 50!!) to Stuart. Looking to connect with fellow sailors and cruisers on the Treasure Coast. Anyone out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By mfsykes
Re: Cleaning Metal and Stainless Anything fast?

I do brightwork in St. Augustine. Use Collinite's No. 850 Metal Wax. Can be gotten at West Marine. Not cheap, but also polishes as you go. I find using an old cotton glove to apply, then follow...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,554
Posted By mfsykes
Sunday sounds great. Should be some good music. ...

Sunday sounds great. Should be some good music.

How about we let the waitress know it's the SailNet group?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-25-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 3,554
Posted By mfsykes
St. Aug sailors

As there are so many of us here in St. Aug - how about happy hour in the near future?

Mill Top Tavern is walking distance for just about everyone (not those at Camachee)...Let us hear your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By mfsykes
MiFi

I have a Verizon air card. It works great and have been grandfathered in on unlimited data. With the cantenna, I used an Alpha unit. Again, works ok - but only powering from the computer therefore...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By mfsykes
internet connection

So, have heard that cruisers prefer the Ubiquiti Bullet for boosting their internet signal.

Anyone out there using this? Can you tell me what I need? Bought a cantenna system - without realizing...
Forum: herSailNet   09-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By mfsykes
colors

Am thinking something along the lines of taupe or even a very light olive green...there really isn't much that's not teak.

You're all right - it's my boat, so there are no bad colors! Well, there...
Forum: herSailNet   09-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By mfsykes
Interior colors - why white?

OK, so we've been living aboard for almost 2 years now. The outside is coming along quite nicely - although I seem to be doing all the sanding and varnishing. We have a 39' Landfall Vagabond (think...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-12-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,913
Posted By mfsykes
LED sounds great, but I just finished crewing for...

LED sounds great, but I just finished crewing for three days where the owner had replaced all incandescent with LEDs - they interfered with our radio transmissions...don't know why, but when we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By mfsykes
cruise air maintenance

Hey all,
Here in FL it has become necessary to install a/c. We have a cruise air unit in the aft hatch (won't fit midship). As you can imagine, with it being 90+ degrees, it's working it's little...
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