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Forum: Power & Electronics 01-01-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,575
Posted By gts1544
Lakota 7 RDF

Gents, I don't know anything about said unit, but as a retired airline pilot of nearly 40 years, I do know something about the use of radio direction finding.

First, you need to tune to the...
Forum: The Med, Atlantic & Caribbean 01-01-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,693
Posted By gts1544
Depending on your port of entry into the USA...

Depending on your port of entry into the USA (assuming that you are starting from the USA), I would suggest the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) to Florida with significant attention to tidal...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 12-15-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,249
Posted By gts1544
OUR EXPERIENCE - We were on a mooring buoy just...

OUR EXPERIENCE - We were on a mooring buoy just off of the Caves of Norman Island, BVI. As we attempted to motor up to the buoy to release, we got our prop shaft tangled in another buoy's submerged...
Forum: The Multihull Club 10-31-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,805
Posted By gts1544
AUZZIE, If you ever get a lust for REAL mountain...

AUZZIE, If you ever get a lust for REAL mountain trails, try Rocky Mountain-CO / Yellowstone-WY / Glacier National Parks-MT on a bike! Don't forget to tack at the switchbacks and luff up for bears!...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 06-29-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By gts1544
Auzzee, We have an electrical engineer in our...

Auzzee, We have an electrical engineer in our group and he researches and recommends all of our electrical decisions. When our alternator gave up the ghost about 3 years ago, he recommended a...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 06-28-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By gts1544
Auzzee, The following are websites that may be...

Auzzee, The following are websites that may be of some help in your current (pun intended) situation: www.balmar.net (https://www.balmar.net) , www.pkys.com (https://www.pkys.com) & ...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-15-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,289
Posted By gts1544
It is my understanding (as a US citizen) that...

It is my understanding (as a US citizen) that non-US citizens cannot initially enter US waters other than on a scheduled carrier: air or water. Some nationalities require a full US Visa, while...
Forum: The Multihull Club 01-28-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,600
Posted By gts1544
bahamas

I could be interested in such a venture provided I get the money pit ready in time. What is your plan and your draft? gts1544
Forum: General Cruising Forum 12-25-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,524
Posted By gts1544
Auzzee, You might consider Anchors Away Boatyard...

Auzzee, You might consider Anchors Away Boatyard in Hampstead, NC (Wilmington). They were charging $250 month storage on the hard with free haul out. They do permit owner's to do their own work,...
Forum: Regional Discussions 12-25-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,602
Posted By gts1544
JohanSWE, I do have personal knowledge of St....

JohanSWE, I do have personal knowledge of St. Thomas's Charlotte Amalie Harbor. There is a large anchorage in the NE end of the harbor accessible to several large supermarkets ashore with some of...
Forum: Regional Discussions 12-25-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,423
Posted By gts1544
itsMarek, I don't have the exact answer to your...

itsMarek, I don't have the exact answer to your question, but perhaps can impart some info that may be helpful. A group of us own a Beneteau, owned by a USA corporation, documented with the USCG,...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 06-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,467
Posted By gts1544
peachykeen, You will undoubtedly receive lots of...

peachykeen, You will undoubtedly receive lots of advice as to how to outfit your boat for living aboard and many of them will probably have merit. However, you need to remember that YOU are the one...
Forum: Engines | Propulsion | Generators 06-13-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,958
Posted By gts1544
Reaper, Have you considered going to ...

Reaper, Have you considered going to www.boatdiesel.com (https://www.boatdiesel.com) and click on their calculators for calculating this info? George
Forum: Cruiser's Market 06-12-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,767
Posted By gts1544
Best sailing arrangement in the british virgin islands

BEST SAILING ARRANGEMENT IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS


1986 Beneteau 41' Sloop “REGGAE” based in the BVI's shared by 9-11 owners @ a month each / Some website scheduling flexibility, including...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 06-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228
Posted By gts1544
Auzzee, There has yet to be developed a sailor's...

Auzzee, There has yet to be developed a sailor's instrument more accurate or reliable than the Mark 1, Mod 0 Eyeball. George
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-13-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,575
Posted By gts1544
Uscg nvdc

USCG NVDC SERVICE

nvdc.pdf.filing@uscg.mil

1/6/14 E-Mail and Attached Renewal Form sent
1/7/14 E-Mail acknowledging receipt of Renewal Form
1/8/14 USCG NVDC Certificate of...
Forum: Cruiser's Market 01-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,685
Posted By gts1544
We have been upgrading our Group Sloop in the...

We have been upgrading our Group Sloop in the BVI's and I have just posted an updated listing in the Cruiser's Marketplace under Quick Links in the blue bar at the top of the page. Click on Forum...
Forum: Cruiser's Market 01-08-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,862
Posted By gts1544
SHARED CORPORATE OWNERSHIP - BVI's

BEST SAILING ARRANGEMENT IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
1986 Beneteau 41' Sloop “REGGAE” based in the BVI's shared by 9-11 owners @ a month each / September thru July / Some website scheduling...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,920
Posted By gts1544
Would it have anything to do with connecting a...

Would it have anything to do with connecting a HAM radio to the same antenna through the tuner?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-03-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,846
Posted By gts1544
Sea of Cortez Advice

I have always wanted to explore the Sea of Cortez. My plan would be to try to find an inexpensive, cruising boat ($10,000 / 30-35”) that I could use in those relatively, sheltered waters. Now to...
Forum: Power & Electronics 03-24-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,575
Posted By gts1544
Auzzee, As a retired airline pilot, I can inform...

Auzzee, As a retired airline pilot, I can inform you that most of the aero NDB's (non directional beacons) are being decommissioned as a cost saving measure, since they are no longer necessary for...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-21-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By gts1544
Behave, Auzzee!!! and what the hell is a...

Behave, Auzzee!!! and what the hell is a didgeridoo?
Forum: Cruiser's Market 01-02-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,435
Posted By gts1544
andyaye, At the risk of committing heresay,...

andyaye, At the risk of committing heresay, there are several for sale in the CLASSIFIED section at Cruisersforum.com. gts1544
Forum: General Cruising Forum 12-25-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,355
Posted By gts1544
Nicholson58, Thanks for the video tour of the...

Nicholson58, Thanks for the video tour of the North Channel. I echo Redbopeep's sentiments. So much to see here if we would only look!
gts1544 - George
Forum: The Poop Deck 12-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,092
Posted By gts1544
Auzzee, A delightful read! I wish my wife and I...

Auzzee, A delightful read! I wish my wife and I were there to join you! A very Merry Christmas to all! gts1544
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