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Forum: General Cruising Forum 09-03-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,146
Posted By Hud3
Skipper Bob and Claiborne Young are the best...

Skipper Bob and Claiborne Young are the best sources for ICW info, including anchorages. Both have published books, and both have websites, skipperbob.net and cruisersnet.net.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-16-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,566
Posted By Hud3
Hi, Kevin. If you want the security of a...

Hi, Kevin.

If you want the security of a marina slip or dry storage, I'm afraid you're just going to have to bite the bullet and fork over the cash. Friends of mine have kept their boats in...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-21-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,755
Posted By Hud3
Hello, Karen. If you're in the Yorktown...

Hello, Karen.

If you're in the Yorktown area, you should definitely spend a night in Sarah's Creek and eat a gourmet dinner at the River's Inn. You can anchor in the creek or take a slip in the...
Forum: Regional Discussions 01-20-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,508
Posted By Hud3
There was a squib in "All At Sea" about it last...

There was a squib in "All At Sea" about it last November...



Another link with info: The Virgin Islands StandPoint (https://www.vistandpoint.com/content/view/1902/29/)
Forum: The Galley 11-30-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,960
Posted By Hud3
For reference, seawater contains about 35 grams...

For reference, seawater contains about 35 grams of salt per liter. That equates to a little less than 5 teaspoons of salt per liter, which is a bit too salty to boil pasta or potatoes, in my opinion....
Forum: Living Aboard 10-06-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,526
Posted By Hud3
If you're planning to cruise in the warmer...

If you're planning to cruise in the warmer regions, I'd highly recommend sleeping in the forward cabin. Air flow is everything! Install extra 12 V fans. Have a tarp custom made to fit over the hatch...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-24-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By Hud3
Trim, Out of the 51 boats that participated...

Trim,

Out of the 51 boats that participated in the 2005 Caribbean 1500 (1), two boats had severely damaged rudders, and one boat lost it's rudder entirely, sheared off at the rudder post. I would...
Forum: Regional Discussions 07-16-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,454
Posted By Hud3
Gashmore's link was broken. Here it is: ...

Gashmore's link was broken. Here it is:

Bahamian Law-Right of Innocent Passage (https://laws.bahamas.gov.bs/Statutes/statute_CHAPTER_282.html#Ch282s5)

5. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3)...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-08-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By Hud3
Charlie, 'Cuz we're keepin' our powder dry...

Charlie,

'Cuz we're keepin' our powder dry for the BIG one. Lil Bertha is a safe 550 nm NE of me right now, and headed away.
Forum: Regional Discussions 06-11-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,454
Posted By Hud3
Although it's promulgated by the Ports Authority,...

Although it's promulgated by the Ports Authority, and refers to "harbours" and "facilities", making one think of cruise ships and freighters, it seems to be applicable to any non-BVI owned/registered...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 06-07-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By Hud3
Here's a NOAA website that has buoy and ship...

Here's a NOAA website that has buoy and ship weather observations in the vicinity of a Lat/Lon that you can enter. There's one report from about 60 nm away from your husband's last position, only...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 06-05-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By Hud3
Tell us about your "interesting" trip!

Tell us about your "interesting" trip!
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 06-05-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By Hud3
Sometimes I could receive emails from the shore...

Sometimes I could receive emails from the shore station, but couldn't send. The shore stations have more transmission range with their transceiver/antenna setups.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 06-04-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By Hud3
Just to reinforce what Lighthouse said, even with...

Just to reinforce what Lighthouse said, even with a fully functional radio, it can be difficult to communicate via shortwave radio because of atmospheric propagation conditions. I've gone a couple of...
Forum: Regional Discussions 05-17-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,517
Posted By Hud3
Chuck Baier wrote an article for Soundings...

Chuck Baier wrote an article for Soundings magazine about sailing to Cuba. He's posted it on his blog at Cruising Cuba (https://sea-trek.blogspot.com/2008/01/soundings-cuba-article.html)
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-10-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,648
Posted By Hud3
According to the U.S. CIA World Factbook,...

According to the U.S. CIA World Factbook, Colombia has five ports: Barranquilla, Buenaventura, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Turbo. All but Buenaventure are on the Caribbean Sea.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-10-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,452
Posted By Hud3
ski, Yes, you will need to clear in when you...

ski,

Yes, you will need to clear in when you go to Puerto Rico from BVI, but also if you go from USVI, even if you've cleared in there. All the info you need can be found by following links on...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 05-09-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,452
Posted By Hud3
Ski, I think if you look at the Pilot Charts...

Ski,

I think if you look at the Pilot Charts for the month you will be making the passage, you'll be able to plan your route accordingly.

For example, leaving BVI in May, my preference would...
Forum: The Poop Deck 05-04-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By Hud3
Aussiesuede, Thanks for digging into this! I...

Aussiesuede,

Thanks for digging into this! I wish I know more about the intracacies of the Internet. I'm interested in this case, because my wife and I spent quite a bit of time in the Caribbean...
Forum: The Poop Deck 05-02-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,979
Posted By Hud3
Hi, David. I'm sure any restrictions would...

Hi, David.

I'm sure any restrictions would vary by country.

We've been to all but three of the Lesser Antilles, in the eastern Caribbean, and when clearing in were asked only if we possessed ...
Forum: The Poop Deck 05-02-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By Hud3
It seems that the two sites are identical. And...

It seems that the two sites are identical. And the sites have a security certificate from GoDaddy.

Edit: the Better Business Bureau in Massachusetts has determined that this is legitimate:

BBB...
Forum: The Poop Deck 04-30-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By Hud3
I feel a bit reluctant to give my credit card...

I feel a bit reluctant to give my credit card number to a website I don't know anything about. How do you know this is real?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-22-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,741
Posted By Hud3
Now that is supreme confidence, Trim--grilling...

Now that is supreme confidence, Trim--grilling while racing under gennaker!!! https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/icon_loll.gif
Forum: The Poop Deck 04-22-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,979
Posted By Hud3
Where do you plan to cruise?

Where do you plan to cruise?
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 04-20-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By Hud3
Hi, Larry. I used to sail in that...

Hi, Larry.

I used to sail in that area--lived on Tabbs Creek, which is just north of Windmill Point. Grew up in Richmond. Spent a lot of time on the Piankatank when I was a kid. It's a great area...
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