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Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-04-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,759
Posted By clay1diver
That is an excellent point. While it has not...

That is an excellent point. While it has not happened to me, I know someone who had their credit card declined while traveling abroad, even though they had not reached their limit nor were they past...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-01-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,759
Posted By clay1diver
I would like to post an experience that I had...

I would like to post an experience that I had with a debit card that was stolen. While working in Phoenix, AZ, I had my wallet stolen. My debit card was used a couple of times at gas stations before...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-21-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By clay1diver
Angry One thing that I would like to add: If you intend...

One thing that I would like to add: If you intend to use the ICW, you HAVE to plan! There are some bridges that open at specific times. If you do not plan your trip, you can easily get "stuck"...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-24-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By clay1diver
That is too true, John. I worked on a boat in...

That is too true, John. I worked on a boat in the Bahamas for a year and have sailed throughout the Caribbean. The only incident that I have heard of first ahnd is the one I posted earlier near...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-19-2006, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By clay1diver
[/quote] Most likely, the best deterrent is...

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Most likely, the best deterrent is the appearance of complete calm and a friendly welcoming smile.

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True! And if you sail in the same waters frequently, it helps to get to...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-19-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,602
Posted By clay1diver
http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/5248 ...

http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/5248

This Hunter 37' is also listed with the one swagman copied. Looks ok and well below the budget you have listed. Looks like it is located in the Great...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-19-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,626
Posted By clay1diver
I know piracy is a concern for anyone on the...

I know piracy is a concern for anyone on the seas. Anyone that says piracy doesnt exist (which I have read on one of these forums somewhere) is fooling him/herself. This arguement can go on forever,...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-19-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By clay1diver
There are other options, but most if not all kind...

There are other options, but most if not all kind of do away with the owning your own boat thing. You can get a dive instructor certification and go almost anywhere as a dive master.(Pay isnt good,...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-17-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By clay1diver
Thanks for that link, JeanneP. That loosk to be...

Thanks for that link, JeanneP. That loosk to be an ecellent resource!
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-05-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By clay1diver
Fuel Capacity

I am not sure if this is a silly question to ask, but... I am looking for a boat to buy, as I have said before, and was wanting something with at least 100 gallons. I INTEND to sail throughout the...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-28-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,712
Posted By clay1diver
One of the things that I love about this forum is...

One of the things that I love about this forum is the obvious passion everyone has for sailing!

As Stephen said, it is going to end up being all about personal choice. Personally, I cant see why...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-27-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,712
Posted By clay1diver
Footprints! (Damien, Melissa...) Welcome to...

Footprints! (Damien, Melissa...)

Welcome to the Cruiser Log. I am a fairly new member as well. My experiences so far have been very positive.

Here is my 2 cents worth (USD) that is about 2.6...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-25-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By clay1diver
I appreciate all the input. Now, I feel a...

I appreciate all the input. Now, I feel a little... not so much stupid since the only experience I had was salt water cooling... but green. (Not seasick green.)
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-25-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By clay1diver
That is cool! Thanks. I also found it to be a...

That is cool! Thanks. I also found it to be a bit humorous.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-23-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,067
Posted By clay1diver
Well, I for one found the Tabago Cays in SVG to...

Well, I for one found the Tabago Cays in SVG to be absolutely beautiful! Also maybe visit Basil's on Mystique. I am not sure that 10 days is really going to be enough...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-22-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,372
Posted By clay1diver
Just as an FYI. The website listed above is...

Just as an FYI. The website listed above is slightly incorrect. It should be www.kollmann-marine.com

He also has a forum at this site http://kollmann-marine.com/phpBB/index.php
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-22-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By clay1diver
Engine cooling

I have a question concerning engine cooling systems. I have found a boat that I am considering purchasing. She is a 45' Ketch built by Columbia Yachts in 1974. She has an 85 hp Perkins 4236. The...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-20-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By clay1diver
Renaming a vessel

I was wondering if it is considered bad luck to change the name of a vessel when you purchase it. I know that worldwide Navies did so during times of war.. Ok they captured them not purchased, but...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-19-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,106
Posted By clay1diver
Curious about onboard PC's

I am curious as to how many people have on board PC's. This would also include laptops. Please let me know what you have and what you use it for...

Thanks!
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-18-2006, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By clay1diver
Thanks for both inputs. I can see merits to both....

Thanks for both inputs. I can see merits to both. I do believe that I will end up buying a boat that needs SOME but not extensive overhauling. I tend to agree that my wife will be more receptive if...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-12-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By clay1diver
I can hear the call of the ocean.

As Jimmy said... "Mother, Mother Ocean, I have heard your call."

Once again, I am feeling the pull of the ocean. The last time I felt it this strong I ended up working on a liveaboard dive boat in...
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