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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,552
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Hunter 460 or Passage 42 ? Which to buy

I recently sold a Hunter 460 to some clients, and was very pleasantly surprised by the boat. The owners did a very good job maintaining the boat, and she showed like a much newer boat.
Forum: Caribbean Islands   10-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,845
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Tortola-living accomodations

I really liked the hummingbird bead and breakfast. Its where I stay when I go to Tortola for business. Good price, comfortable rooms, and easy access to everything.
Forum: Caribbean Islands   10-08-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Sail time from Annapolis to St Martin - November

I agree with Chef... 14 days or so
Forum: Caribbean Islands   10-08-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Little Harbor Abaco to Spanish Wells in December

It can be a bit rough that time of the year... To reiterate what the other posters have said... Wait for a weather window... Definitely a nicer trip than PB to West End!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Fiberglass/core question

Just pull back the skin, remove the core, put in some new core material, glass, and your done... How big is the area you are trying to replace?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-08-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,572
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Which Smartphone for Sailing

IS there anything besides the iphone 5s?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,129
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Does a first sail ever go as planned?

The normally never go as smoothly as planned... Although every once in awhile they just seem to work out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 5,270
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Miami to Bimini

Make sure you buy have the Explorer Chart book!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 7,518
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Purchasing a Charter Catamaran from the Moorings

Mokakat,

I just saw your PM from a couple of weeks ago... I'm still a new member here, so I can't send PM's... I used to work in charter operations for moorings/sunsail and have worked on or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 7,518
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Purchasing a Charter Catamaran from the Moorings

Mokakat, there are some really good deals on Leopard 40's... I would highly recommend if you go after a Leopard 40 you go for one with yanmars versus the volvo's... In my time as an operations...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Downside of the BVI

I would go to the Grenadines. I used to manage a charter fleet out of Canouan, and loved cruising the middle Grenadines. Fly into Grenada, and spend sometime there as well. My favorite island in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Downside of the BVI

This is an old video... I love the shot of the girl in the blue bikini though...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-31-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 7,518
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Purchasing a Charter Catamaran from the Moorings

Congrats on the accepted offer! Island Time is a great boat. I used to sail her all the time when I ran the Sunsail Abacos fleet. You'll love the Lagoon 380. If you need any info on the boat...
Forum: Chartering   05-31-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Which Catamaran should I choose?

go with a Leopard 48, or two Leopard 39's... 9 people is a LOT of people for one boat, and you are going to be very cramped with people sleeping in the salon...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Houston to Bahams

You can charter a yacht from a number of different charter companies already based in the Bahamas... That is the route to go. Although everything is starting to close up for the hurricane season.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-30-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 7,518
Posted By Fllcatsailor
Re: Purchasing a Charter Catamaran from the Moorings

Ex-charter boats can be really good buys. It is important to do your due diligence and work with a marine surveyor you can trust, and someone who has an intimate knowledge of the entire process...
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