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  1. General Discussion (sailing related)
    My partner and I recently returned home from French Polynesia to Hawaii with Querencia, our 1979 Baba 30. Its time for an upgrade. Maxing out at 7 kts and a 149nm day. We are excited to do more world cruising. And want more Boat to do it in. Something between 45' - 55'. To quell all the...
  2. Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone glad to be here. My hope being here is to get the info required to circumnavigate the world. Been away from sailing for last 17 years. Have 8 years sailing exp. Some questions that I have anyone with experience should reply I would appreciate that. Definitely will be sailing...
  3. Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    This is something I have been wondering about lately, while it seems like it will be several more years before I am ready to do any bluewater sailing, I was wondering what the offshore sailors do with their garbage during long passages. I would assume that a significant amount of waste is...
  4. Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello. My husband and I have recently purchased our liveaboard boat, Sirena, a Tayana 55, which we have sailed from Bellingham WA to San Franciso last week. We're wrapping things up in our old home now and preparing to move aboard and start our circumnavigation at the end of this year. My...
  5. General Discussion (sailing related)
    These 85 year-olds are setting out to sail around the world on a 158-foot three masted ship. When they say final voyage, they really mean it. The Last Voyage of the Vollmer Twins | Williamsburg-Greenpoint, NY Patch
  6. Looking for Companionship...
    Write a book, your philosophies or poems. Produce a video or a picture collection. Be a painter, look at moons and stars in the night, sunrise and sunsets, dive, fish, visit many harbours and cities or be creative as you like - at the same time as we sail from Europe, Split westwards over the...
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    Howdy folks... I need help deciding! I am considering these three boats and am looking for any knowledge or advice. I have never sailed any of them! I am considering a circumnavigation and may be single handing quite a bit of the time - if not all. All three boats are great boats, the Panda...
  8. General Discussion (sailing related)
    How possible do you think it would be to sail around the world on a Catalina 22. You know. Buy the boat and fix her up real good. Do you think it would make it the whole 30,000 miles?
  9. General Discussion (sailing related)
    So I got this book just now: By the Grace of the Sea : A Woman's Solo Odyssey Around the World: Pat Henry: 0639785803119: Amazon.com: [email protected]@[email protected]@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/[email protected]@[email protected]@51AyXCEzyDL I'm going to start reading the book this afternoon. It's the story of...
  10. General Discussion (sailing related)
    I don't know why alot of sailors think its sooo hard to do a solo circumnavigation. I mean just do what Robin Lee Graham did. Get a sea-worthy boat, tons of food and supplies. And just sail off into the sunset. Whether it takes one year, two years, five years who cares. Or whether you visit one...
  11. General Discussion (sailing related)
    Marvin Creamer will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of his unmatched triumph of sailing around the world using no navigational instruments. (The Globestar Voyage) Rowan University will be hosting "A Voyage with Marvin Creamer" with a VIP reception available to meet and interact with the...
  12. General Discussion (sailing related)
    yep, I'm planning to beat Jesse Martin's record for the youngest person to circumnavigate the earth, I'm very serious about this, i am going to start preparation once im 15 which is in 2 years and get a job and then work full time in the summer, I'm going to then with a probobally 100k budget...
  13. Introduce Yourself
    Hi All, I'm a thirty y.o. who's done a few interesting things up to this point in life, but equally as many hours chained to my corporate engineering desk job Sydney. (a few said interesting bits here Long Man, Long Travels) I'm currently gazing west around the cape of good hope for a trip...
  14. General Discussion (sailing related)
    G'day Folks, This is my first post on Sailnet so go easy. I've been sailing for long enough to know that preparation and planning are conducive to a great day / year out on the water. That in mind I'd like to get a bit of feedback on a very rough plan to start of our circumnavigation. We've...
  15. Introduce Yourself
    Hello all !! I've recently been accepted on the Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race. For those that don't know, the race is the following - 40,000 miles - 13 Countries - 1 Circumnavigation - 1 Panama Canal Transit - Southern Ocean & Northern Pacific crossing - Racing 24/7 on stripped out...
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