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Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-03-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,765
Posted By sailorman14
Hi everyone, just a quick question. I am needing...

Hi everyone, just a quick question. I am needing to purchase a new GPS for long-distance cruising and cannot seem to get answers about the differences between the different units that Garmin makes....
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-31-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,628
Posted By sailorman14
I have used lots of paint including Awlgrip but...

I have used lots of paint including Awlgrip but the paint I like the best is Devoe 379. It is easy to spray and does not run easily. It can be sanded and buffed out if needed and will last 10 to 12...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-03-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By sailorman14
Don't know what your situation is but I know one...

Don't know what your situation is but I know one couple that had a great way to accomplish this.

They only had 2 days a week off from work so they decided to take their boat out and sail around...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-12-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,429
Posted By sailorman14
After sailing over 6000 nm over about a year, I...

After sailing over 6000 nm over about a year, I have found that you need something for seasickness, and some antibiotics for infection. Staff infections on boats are common and must be treated ASAP....
Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-23-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,549
Posted By sailorman14
Hello to all, I am thinking of buying a...

Hello to all,

I am thinking of buying a Pearson Triton and hope to find some owners that have the same boat.

Let me hear from you and tell me about any upgrades you have done to the boat.
...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-20-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By sailorman14
Hi Rob & Annette I can attest to the...

Hi Rob & Annette

I can attest to the necessity of having paper charts for the area you are planning on cruising. Both the US and Britain have a chart that list all of the charts available. You can...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-07-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,754
Posted By sailorman14
Based on my experience, I do not think an...

Based on my experience, I do not think an aluminum one will work either. I do think you must have a tiller above deck for safety reasons. I am enclosing a picture of what does work and I suggest you...
Forum: The Poop Deck 02-14-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,837
Posted By sailorman14
I am thinking about doing a sea of Cortez sail...

I am thinking about doing a sea of Cortez sail within the next 2 years and would like to buy a cruising guide for that area. There are many guides available so which one is the best? Which one is...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 12-05-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,317
Posted By sailorman14
Hi Jackie I would like to keep in contact with...

Hi Jackie I would like to keep in contact with you guys since I am thinking about heading out to the sea of cortez as well. Just finished a 6000 trip to South & Central America but have been...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-15-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,140
Posted By sailorman14
Best time of the year to start is now!!! If you...

Best time of the year to start is now!!! If you sail over to Panama City you can leave behind the next cold front and it will take you down to south Florida. You can anchor almost anywhere that is...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-19-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,987
Posted By sailorman14
D, I'm quite sure the boat has an e-perb on...

D,

I'm quite sure the boat has an e-perb on board but you should consider getting a personal one as well. As for the age of the boat, I just sailed 6000 miles on a boat built in 1928. The more...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-15-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,438
Posted By sailorman14
Hey Jon, The first thing you should do...

Hey Jon,

The first thing you should do before buying any boat is to check a good sailboat calculator that will give you all the detail info and compare the different boats. You really need to...
Forum: Pets, Children & Guests 05-22-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By sailorman14
Hey, I just returned from that area and my...

Hey,

I just returned from that area and my advice is don't take an animal with you. They give you real problems about checking in with an animal of any kind. Some countries will put the animal...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 06-28-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By sailorman14
I hope to start a circumnavigation soon and I...

I hope to start a circumnavigation soon and I need a website to post pictures and a short blog of each part of my journey so that the people at home can keep up with my travels. Does anyone have...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-26-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,445
Posted By sailorman14
Thanks Stephen for your help. I am trying to get...

Thanks Stephen for your help. I am trying to get ready for a circumnavigation and will leave from the Panama Canal headed west. My first stop might be in the Marquesas Islands so I am trying to...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-24-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,445
Posted By sailorman14
Does anyone know the best way to calculate the...

Does anyone know the best way to calculate the shortest route between distinations over an extended ocean voyage??
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