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Forum: The Poop Deck 02-27-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By lloyd
Skype is marvellous. I use it when travelling. ...

Skype is marvellous. I use it when travelling. Used my laptop in Dubai airport. Sat myself down on the mazzanine floor and logged in for free!!...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 01-06-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 31,017
Posted By lloyd
Unhappy I'm trying to get hold of a Service Manual for my...

I'm trying to get hold of a Service Manual for my engine Yanmar 4JH2E-93. Anyone has a pdf copy or can point me in the right direction? The Yanmar site does not apprea to have this. Thanks.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 12-14-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,891
Posted By lloyd
Post Hi, Advice please. I might be relocating for a...

Hi, Advice please. I might be relocating for a job in Port Said. Is there a decent yacht club where I can moor a 40 footer? Probably I'll live board. If I go there I would stay approx 12 months. ...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-25-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By lloyd
Post I came across this link. Should be useful to...

I came across this link. Should be useful to some of us for sure.

http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/Easytide/EasyT...SelectPort.aspx (http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/Easytide/EasyTide/SelectPort.aspx)
Forum: Power & Electronics 09-06-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,031
Posted By lloyd
Unhappy Any advice on GPS and electronic charts to...

Any advice on GPS and electronic charts to install on my laptop? (Dell) Interested in Indian Ocean area.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-06-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,419
Posted By lloyd
Post I treated myself years ago to the World Pilot...

I treated myself years ago to the World Pilot Book. Then found this link. Very useful for route planning.

http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/maritime/?e...ec24fd73927a759...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-05-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By lloyd
Post Richard, I'm good. All I have is the boat....

Richard,

I'm good. All I have is the boat. It's tied up on Mahe. I'm working in Karachi and want bring my boat here. Its about 1900 Nautical Miles so 10 12 days all with following winds. The boat...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-04-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By lloyd
I am planning to got to Karachi. See my post. ...

I am planning to got to Karachi. See my post. I'm himbled. Its nothing compared to Hillary. She is wonderful and deserves our full support. Well done. Makes me feel very small.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-04-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By lloyd
I'm planning to sail Seychelles to Karachi next...

I'm planning to sail Seychelles to Karachi next month. Please anyone with time please can you let me know what I should not forget!! You know the sort of thing that you left of the check list. i.e...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-03-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,256
Posted By lloyd
Excellent. Very sobering and very very helpful...

Excellent. Very sobering and very very helpful Thanks
Forum: General Cruising Forum 06-22-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By lloyd
Hi, I'm planning on getting my boat (Oceanis...

Hi,

I'm planning on getting my boat (Oceanis Benetteau 440) up to Karachi in August/September.

Any comments. And on the routes. timing etc much appreciated. As for comments about why Karachi....
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-20-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,447
Posted By lloyd
I was sent this as an email attachment so do not...

I was sent this as an email attachment so do not know to whom the credits go.

http://photos.sfsurvey.com/sail1/imagepages/image1.asp

Interessting set of photos. Anyone else been this unlucky. ...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-20-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By lloyd
Post I've got a Beneteau 440 Oceanis and it has a fin...

I've got a Beneteau 440 Oceanis and it has a fin keel and exposed rudder. Yes it can be a bit twitchy as the wind picks up. Found I have to reduce sail to stop pointing to much into wind.

Also...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-07-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By lloyd
Forget which religion you buy into. Which ever...

Forget which religion you buy into. Which ever one you have chosen, may your God go with you.

Now is Easter for me and I hope and pray for fellow sailers. God bless you all.

Happy Easter.
...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-02-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,374
Posted By lloyd
Post Dear Gallivanters, Great response...

Dear Gallivanters,

Great response except....now I am wrestling with my concience. Just when do I give up work and have the courage to let go of the shore line... I've got the boat and I've got...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-28-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,441
Posted By lloyd
4 stroke it is. Now I'll decide between a 4hp...

4 stroke it is. Now I'll decide between a 4hp Yamaha or 5hp honda. More decisions. Many thanks for the advice. http://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/icon_loll.gif
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-27-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,441
Posted By lloyd
Unhappy I'm thining of replacing my old 2 stroke 8hp. ...

I'm thining of replacing my old 2 stroke 8hp. Have decided a 5 Hp will suffice.

Anyone got views or experience to compare advantages/disadvantages 2 or 4 stroke out board engines?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-25-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By lloyd
Exclamation Quote{ I am in the process of finalizing...

Quote{ I am in the process of finalizing reservations for our American Sailing Association, ASA 101 - 104 Sailing School! The cost is $1295 USD plus sales tax, per person. This is for my first mate...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-24-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,374
Posted By lloyd
Unhappy I've been reading for weeks the different views...

I've been reading for weeks the different views and perceptions on crew verses paying passengers verses free trips verses cost only etc etc. Well after extensive discussion we seem to have exhausted...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 03-22-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By lloyd
Jeanne, Thanks for that explanation. I've...

Jeanne,

Thanks for that explanation. I've been having the same trouble having recently bought a sailing boat that had been laid up for quite some time. I cleaned out all the lines and the...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 03-18-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By lloyd
Lightbulb I'm planning on leaving my boat moored up for 3...

I'm planning on leaving my boat moored up for 3 months afloat. Can anyone advise how best to leave the diesel engine i.e. is there some fuel addative or drainage technic, or something that one shoud...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-17-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,573
Posted By lloyd
My boat is Seychelles registered. We don't even...

My boat is Seychelles registered. We don't even have that many Embassies round the world!!! http://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/rolleyes.gif
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-16-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,364
Posted By lloyd
Unhappy 'Who has the right to board your yacht in...

'Who has the right to board your yacht in International Waters?" Example:- if sailing in open seas can one refuse to let a US Navy Personnel board? Does it matter which flag one flies?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-16-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,573
Posted By lloyd
Is it possible to sail to different countries...

Is it possible to sail to different countries without a Country registration for the boat?
Forum: Other Equipment 03-14-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 33,336
Posted By lloyd
Post Check out my post of 23rd Feb 'Water...

Check out my post of 23rd Feb 'Water Makers/Generators.

Had some useful replies on how to make them which may help you choose one. Good hunting.
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