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  1. Singlehanded Transpac 2016

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    For some vicarious fun, you can follow the SHTP here: SHTP 2016 Map Website Singlehanded Transpac 2016 ? San Francisco to Hanalei ? The 20th Edition our friend Mike is on Mouton Noir, had a tough first day, not getting past the Farallons with the faster boats, but is grinding down the rhumb...
  2. Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return

    Cruising Videos
    Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return--30 Minute Video Twenty days out and 28 back on an Ericson 32-3.
  3. Sailing Canada To Australia

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Sailors, Luke Benson here, and I'd like to take this opportunity to ask all those bluewater/offshore/cruisers out there for some guidance. I'm a first boat owner on the west coast of Canada preparing my Windward 30 for a singlehanded sail down to Mexico and over to Marquesas, the dream is...
  4. Lashing/holding tiller wheel in place

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi all, I have an old 31 eastward ho with a small single wheel in the center of the cockpit and no auto pilot. I have tried a lot of different techniques for holding the wheel in place when I at down in the cabin, on the bow etc., mostly involving running lines or shock cords off cleats (there...
  5. Solo Sailing UK

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi Everyone, My name is Chuck Buckingham - but mates call me Chuck Buck! I've relocated to the UK from the great lakes (born in Canada) and am starting to get settled in. I've had to sell my Beneteau First 36.7 – ‘Miller Time’ as shipping costs were outrageous. I'm happy to report that I now...
  6. Sailing from California to Florida via the Panama Canal

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi all. This is my first post. Just joined the forum. I have a question. What is the best way to sail from California to Florida? In the next year I want to do this. Some of my relatives moved the Southern US recently from California and I want to be closer to them. I'm planning on keeping my...