Go Back   Cruiser Log World Cruising & Sailing Forums > Cruiserlog's Yacht Club > The Tavern | Welcome Aboard > Our Virtual Yacht Club
Cruiser Wiki

Join Cruiser Log Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-22-2007, 04:26 PM   #1
Ensign
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 5
Exclamation

Laura Kennedy and sometimes crew aboard Andunge, my 22' Westertly Nomad

Currently sailing the Sea of Cortez and am hopefully headed for Valparaiso Chile before year's end.

Information about Andunge can be found at:

http://www.geocities.com/sabakiboy402/Andunge.html

Information about sailing and myself can be found at:

http://360.yahoo.com/cgoinggal

Andunge is my second boat. I have been on board her for a little over a year. She is engineless, minimally outfitted, and I intend to circumnavigate aboard her.

My first boat, was a 1966, full keel, 28' Abbott.

That boat sailed great and I enjoyed her for a bit over 10 years. That said, she was a complicated nightmare in my opinion. Her systems needing constant maintenance which I was unwilling to humor any longer as I would rather be sailing. Hence the purchase of a new boat that is so simple that she rarely requires anything other than someone's presence to enjoy her.

Big believer in the Go Simple Go Now philosophy.

That is my gig in a nutshell.

Thanks again for the great board.

__________________

__________________
cgoinggal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-22-2007, 08:12 PM   #2
Admiral
 
Nausikaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,619
Default

Hi,

I was interested to read about Andunge and curious about the name. Andunge means duckling in Swedish - any connecetion?

And, by the way, there is a beautiful Swedish boat class called just Andunge. They are open, double-ended, keel-boats designed by a gentleman called Thorvald Gjerdrum who was a naval archetect at Uddevalla Shipyard on the west coast of Sweden. A photo of one of these lovely boats can be found at http://home.swipnet.se/svenskandungeklubb/...lder/s75web.jpg

Happy voyaging,

Stephen

Yacht NAUSIKAA
__________________

__________________
Yacht NAUSIKAA | Call Sign: 2AJH2




WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU DID SOMETHING FOR THE FIRST TIME?

www.nausikaa.org.uk

= Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania
Nausikaa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2007, 06:25 PM   #3
Ensign
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nausikaa View Post
Stephen

Yacht NAUSIKAA
and, coincdentally I learned to sail on one of those off the west coast of seden when 6 yrs old...lol...

becca from Sweden, currently in France on our fat lady of the oakum smackum
__________________
beccas12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2008, 12:46 PM   #4
Ensign
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1
Default

Dear Laura

I must say I admire what you are doing with your Westerly Nomad. I live in Holland and am ready to buy one myself for about 2000 euro. A bargain i would say. She has a volvo penta 1cyl. you wouldn't like. Complely fitted with all sails and so on. I intending to maintain her with a low budget and have lots of sailingpleasure with my 2 kids and her.

I am curious about her sailing abbility's. I think without sai she has a big wind cathing surface. Did you experience that? [when she 's noet under sail i mean]

Hope to hear from you and Andunge.

Thanks and "Goede vaart"

Ernst-August Cords

Holland

Quote:
Originally Posted by cgoinggal View Post
Laura Kennedy and sometimes crew aboard Andunge, my 22' Westertly Nomad

__________________
ernst is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 2 (0 members and 2 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0