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Search: Posts Made By: tauras
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By tauras
burmuda crossing

Jack You are right in some ways but Kimberlt is also. My schedule is not so tight that I can''t waite for the weather to clear. I asked many of those in Conn that sail south to the Caribbean and they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By tauras
burmuda crossing

Purchased another boat in Conn and need to take her to the keys. This trip is one of those trips that time is of the essence.
Is traveling to Burmuda and then to Nassau the fastest way? If so, when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By tauras
florida marinas

The marina is called Boot Key Harbor city
marina 305-289-8877. The mooring is by mooring balls and the dingy dock is very close. Go to their web site at Bootkeyharbor.com if you use your broser...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-03-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By tauras
handicapped

thanks everyone for the info. It helped alot
for my wife to understand that there is quality of life to be had by all handycapped people.
Tauras
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,871
Posted By tauras
Why has this board gone stale? Vol 2

Jeff: Good to see you are still writing. Well we finally found the boat we were looking for and it turns out not to be a
schooner but a 47'' Vagabond. We sold our 52''
1931 cutter and I can''t say...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By tauras
florida marinas

I found a place in Marathon. It''s 150.00 per month at moore and you have to live aboard
but that''s ok with us. we are self-sufficient
and they provide pump out service at your boat at a...
Forum: Provisioning 03-29-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 5,071
Posted By tauras
REFRIGERATION

Eric: contact bill owra at 941-575-4404 in punta gorda fl. He sells the insulation I purchased for my cooling systems. Good stuff
expensive but it will do the trick. His company is called Everfair...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-26-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By tauras
handicapped

Markcash: Thanks for your input. My wife has
deteriorating nerves in her back and will be unable to walk with in the next two yrs. But she wants to continue to sail and I want to collect accounts of...
Forum: Provisioning 03-26-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 5,071
Posted By tauras
REFRIGERATION

My Adler 12v cold plate system works great in very hot weather. I built my own 7cf box type ref. and used 3 inch insulation around the entire box and have never had a problem even when in Costa...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-26-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By tauras
handicapped

Are you a handicapped sailor or do you know of a handicapped sailor that lives aboard? I would like to hear about how you (they) deal with the day to day activities aboard. I know of one blind sailor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-26-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By tauras
florida marinas

I been gone for a while and need help on marinas located around the Miami area. I am purchasing a 50'' ketch located in the keys and they are charging $10.00 a foot in the marina. Is that a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-08-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By tauras
Storage, Long Term

John: We sold everything except our antiques,
paintings and collectables, and purchased a metal container like they use on container ships. It holds our car and all the stuff we wanted to keep. We...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-10-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By tauras
clearlake to corpus

JR Wright: You didn''t say if your boat is a sailboat or a power boat. Power boat no problem
just turn rt at the bridge in Galveston. if you have at least a 100 mile range no problem. Stop
at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-08-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By tauras
Florida to the Canaries

Marcus: Not the best time to do this trip. It gets pretty nasty out there. The best time is to leave the bahamas in late april early may and sail to Bermuda and stay at the Bermuda yacht club. Be...
Forum: Provisioning 08-08-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 3,095
Posted By tauras
galley items

1yeartogo: The cooker you are talking about uses a lot of power. If your docked bound all the time it''s ok but if you plan to travel it''s a waste of money. We live off our house battery bank of 960...
Forum: Provisioning 08-08-2004
Replies: 21
Views: 5,933
Posted By tauras
Breadmaker aboard

we did away with our breadmaker and replaced it
with Wolfgang Pucks 800 watt mixer. We use the same recipe as the breadmaker and use the dough hook to mix with. It takes only 5 minutes to mix put it...
Forum: Provisioning 06-26-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 2,598
Posted By tauras
New Food Available

We tried them several months ago and it was ok. The product is made in Brazil. I emailed them to
see what else they have and that''s all meat products they will carry and sell to wal mart.
We use...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 3,831
Posted By tauras
accidental gybe

Peter 428: The next time you go sailing you have the experience to tell the captain to rig a preventor. Silmaril is correct. When running it''s silly not to rig a preventor. It''s simple and can save...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 4,195
Posted By tauras
gaff rig

Thanks everyone for the help on the gaff rig.
we went for a sea trial and haulout, but the hull needed so much work we backed out. What a shame to neglect such a beautiful boat. We are actively...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-02-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By tauras
Globestar phones

About Globestar phones. Tried it for 6 months in the Carib and tossed it in the water. Bad reception most everywhere. They claim to have a system that works in the carib but there are so many holes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 4,195
Posted By tauras
gaff rig

Thanks Jeff. I printed what you wrote and will study it. I don''t know what to do. We are taking her on a sea trial in two weeks and We will have to see. I''ll post a message to let you know. But...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 4,195
Posted By tauras
gaff rig

I now have a 52'' cutter with a lot of open water experience. I am looking to purchase a 50'' gaff rigged schooner of which I have no experience.
What''s involved in sailing with a gaff rigged ...
Forum: Provisioning 04-04-2004
Replies: 22
Views: 7,209
Posted By tauras
What''''s needed on 1st boat?

Harriet: We have found that our pressure cooker is one best pieces of galley equipment we have ever purchased. We also purchased Pucks stanless cookware both are great. Ray and Maggie s/v Just Add...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-04-2004
Replies: 55
Views: 13,052
Posted By tauras
Please tell me it is worth it???

We sold our home last yr and just purchased a 52'' cutter and will move on to the boat in June.We moved from a large home in the mountains to an appartment and gave almost all our stuff to good will....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-22-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By tauras
shipyards

Does anyone know of a shipyard in California
called the L A Shipyard? They were building
wooden sailboats in the 30''s.
Thanks
Ray
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