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

Join Cruiser Log Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-31-2008, 08:39 AM   #1
Ensign
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 5
Post

I signed up recently after lurking in the shadows for a few months. I read the RSS feed every day and really enjoy the tone and the quality of information and people at this site. Very civil, very generous and helpful. A thanks to the contributors and administrators!

My name is Warren Fraser and I'm currently living and working in Japan. I spent much of '04 and '05 living aboard and sailing Zamansa, a Westsail 28, out of Victoria's Inner Harbor in British Columbia. I returned to Japan in '06 after selling the Westsail only to stumble across an affordable () Bristol Channel Cutter 28 for sale in Yokohama. I jumped on it and now tie her up in the backwaters of Yokohama and sail regularly on Tokyo and Sagami Bay.

It has been a life-long dream to raise anchor and go offshore, and now that I have an unambiguously seaworthy vessel my plans are to sail from Japan in 2010 either south to SE Asia via Hong Kong or do the jump to Hawaii then to French Polynesia and then head west. I've some offshore experience sailing from Singapore to Galle via Phuket and short offshore trips out of Yokohama aboard other vessels.

I'm looking forward to continuously learning from others on this site.

All the best,

Warren D. Fraser

s/v Voyager of Yokohama
__________________

__________________
wfraser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 08:51 AM   #2
Retired Mod
 
Lighthouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Home Port: Durban
Posts: 2,984
Default



Welcome aboard Warren. It is great to have someone here from your part of the world and we would LOVE to hear more.
__________________

__________________


The World Cruising & Sailing Wiki

Help to build this free, online World Cruising Guide.

"Built by cruisers, for cruisers''

I've Contributed to the Cruisers Wiki: Most sections
Lighthouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2008, 09:23 AM   #3
Admiral
 
Nausikaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,619
Default

Nice to have you with us Warren and thanks for the kind words.

We don't get many cruisers from Japan, although my fellow moderator Auzzee visits that country quite regularly.

Aye // Stephen
__________________
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 04-01-2008, 12:22 AM   #4
Ensign
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 5
Default

Yeah, sailing in these waters offers up unique challenges. I'm not certain but I would imagine Tokyo Bay is one of the worlds busiest waterways, so a very very careful watch is always necessary. Then you got yer typhoons from May to December. Then you got yer summertime winds which often barely ripple the surface. Very contrasty weather.

If any member of this site finds themselves over/up here, feel free to email me and perhaps a trip out on the bay can be arranged.

Warren Fraser

s/v Voyager of Yokohama
__________________
wfraser is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Test - For Member "promotion" To Full Member Lighthouse Test Drive These Boards 26 08-09-2016 09:34 PM
New Member tardog The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 2 03-16-2009 08:27 AM
New Member ReadytogoSailing The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 2 09-22-2008 08:30 PM
Hello - Member In Ct, Us FisherMac The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 1 09-19-2008 04:24 PM
New Member sailronin The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 1 09-13-2008 12:46 PM

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 01:30 AM.


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