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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-12-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Halberdier
Crew Wanted: Sail from Virginia, USA to Nova Scotia Canada, April - May 2015

Looking for up to two persons to sail with me from Hampton, Virginia to Nova Scotia, Canada.

The plan is to make the trip by coastal sailing and anchoring each night. Some overnight segments may...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-19-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By Halberdier
Re: East Coast Marinas - need no frills just less expensive?

Try Pungo Creek Marina, near Belhaven, NC. It's the cheapest I've found.

Potential problem is it's open to the East winds. They've not been a problem in the 3.5 months I've been here. Also one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,979
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Canadian Maritimes, winter 2015

While there are few yacht clubs and "marinas" in Newfoundland and Labrador there are several service centres each with a travel lift. My 36 fiberglass 5 ft draft ketch spent the winter of 2010/2011...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-21-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By Halberdier
Atlanatic Canada - Wind/Waves/Temp/Animals/Ships/Salinity/Webcams etc

Here's a new viewer of oceanographic data for Atlantic Canada from the Gulf of Maine to Labrador for waves, wind, temperature, chlorophyll, ships, animals and webcams.
OceanViewer.org - Marine...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-02-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Canada to USCG Documentation...What's the process???

I've registered two US boats in Canada. Both the US and Canadian registrars are big on notorised bills of sale and they have a peferred format for the bill of sale.

If the vessel is registered in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Looking for a village by some water

Here's a lovely spot. The former capital of Labrador.
http://www.battleharbour.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/logo_slider1-872x409.jpg
.
Battle Harbour | Situated on a small, near-shore island,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Suggestions for coastal cruiser

Here's a the web sites I used to research sailboats:
Sail Calculator Pro v3.53 - 2500+ boats (http://image-ination.com/sailcalc.html)
Sailboat Links, Sailing sites, Sailboat Class Association List...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 5,030
Posted By Halberdier
Re: 40' Bayfield Ketch

Here's a few other sites I use to research sailboats
Sail Calculator Pro v3.53 - 2500+ boats (http://image-ination.com/sailcalc.html)
Sailboat Links, Sailing sites, Sailboat Class Association List...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 5,030
Posted By Halberdier
Re: 40' Bayfield Ketch

Here's a couple of sites I used to research and compare sailboats:
Sail Calculator Pro v3.53 - 2500+ boats (http://image-ination.com/sailcalc.html) - great to compare two boats.
Sailboat Links,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 20,711
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Best sailing blogs of 2014

Here's my blog; mainly sailing to Newfoundland and Labrador with info on the boats and crewing.
KrazySailing | KrazySailing's Boat, Voyages, Blog and crew wanted ad....
Forum: Living Aboard   01-11-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 7,847
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Extreme Cold

I prefer a compact oil filled radiator. There's no exposed heating elements and much less danger of a fire.

Downside:
They take longer to heat up and the heat is not directed like a heater with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Installing thru hulls in the water??

What is the tide in your area? Can you dry out beside a wharf and do the installation at low tide?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Chain manufacturers

Here's a few views of the subject

Yachting Monthly anchor chain test | Yachting Monthly (http://www.yachtingmonthly.com/videos/gear-tests/533249/yachting-monthly-anchor-chain-test)

Yachting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 3,447
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Open or closed seacock?

Though I'm thinking the handle on the Blacke seaccks (circa 1967) on the Moody Halberdier I had could be placed on the plug (VALVE STEM) in four different positions. The head of the plug for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Baltic Sea - the most beautifull destinations

Agnieszka and Wlodek

There is a web site for Trisbal and Trismus models.
free.frwiki (http://les.trisbal.free.fr)

Thanks for the photos and commentary.

Cheers
Forum: Diesel   10-29-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Isuzu 2AB1??? Full of fresh water - salvageable?

Paladin

Thanks for the advice. Just what I was looking for,
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 5,217
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Should i use a radar reflector

I miss-spoke - I should have studied the UK tests first. Hell does reduce efficiency.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 5,217
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Should i use a radar reflector

Does Heeling affect the efficiency of a radar reflector.

I would say no, the cells are 90 degrees and symmetrical and designed to reflect the signal back no matter the angle.

If heel affected...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-11-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 5,180
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Info. for Guests Aboard

Re: Guests bringing their own PFDs.

You are correct in saying: "Your guests don't need to BRING PFD's."

- We do have a sufficient number of approved PFDs for the number of crew.
- Each person...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-10-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 5,180
Posted By Halberdier
Re: Info. for Guests Aboard

I've a web site for crew looking to join us for period of 1 week to several months as we cruised from Buffalo to Newfoundland and Labrador from 2009 to 2011
Crewing]Crewing KrazySailing...
Forum: Diesel   09-09-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By Halberdier
Question Isuzu 2AB1??? Full of fresh water - salvageable?

Is it an Isuzu 2AB1 and is it salvageable?:D

I bought an aluminum sailboat, a Trisbal 36 and the engine is in sad shape.

First of all is it an Isuzu 2AB1? Looks to be and I've Isuzu manuals....
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-18-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Halberdier
Update - 2009 sailed Buffalo to Rimouski,...

Update

- 2009 sailed Buffalo to Rimouski, Quebec
- 2010 sailed Rimouski, Quebec to north of Nain, Labrador and then down to Port Saunders, Newfoundland.
- 2011 sailed from Port Saunders,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-18-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,732
Posted By Halberdier
Update - 2009 sailed Buffalo to Rimouski,...

Update

- 2009 sailed Buffalo to Rimouski, Quebec
- 2010 sailed Rimouski, Quebec to north of Nain, Labrador and then down to Port Saunders, Newfoundland.
- 2011 sailed from Port Saunders,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-15-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,119
Posted By Halberdier
Arrow Crew Wanted, Sail Around Newfoundland and over to Nova Scotia, Aug. 13 to Sept. 20

Want to join us?

A grand voyage, starting August 2 from Port Saunders to (weather and time permitting) Lance Aux Meadows, St. Anthony, Englee, Twillingate, Fogo Is, Bonavista, Pouch Cove, St....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By Halberdier
We made a passage through the locks, Lake Erie to...

We made a passage through the locks, Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, last October. The lock personnel supplied the lines.

If that's not the case in the summer, you will need lines about 80+ ft long....
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