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Forum: The Galley 08-16-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By JeanneP
Ghee is clarified butter, and keeps very well...

Ghee is clarified butter, and keeps very well without refrigeration. You can clarify your own, but you need to be sure to remove all water/whey and milk solids. You can also buy it in cans in...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 07-26-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,017
Posted By JeanneP
thanks, it's been too long, I know. Leaving...

thanks, it's been too long, I know.

Leaving our liveaboard life last year was harder than I expected, and (pardon the phrase), I've felt adrift. I think I'm getting back to "normal" (whatever...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 07-19-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,017
Posted By JeanneP
How we did it

When Peter announced that when we retired he wanted to live on boat, my reply was "it should be a sailboat so we're not held hostage by OPEC" (this was in the late 70s when that was a real problem)....
Forum: Living Aboard 07-19-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,972
Posted By JeanneP
I can't help you with sources for Tea Tree Oil,...

I can't help you with sources for Tea Tree Oil, but....

Australian friends of ours, cruising guests on SV Watermelon up the Australian coast from Mooloolaba to Darwin, used Tea Tree Oil for lots...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 10-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By JeanneP
Try this link - lots of resources. The Gulf...

Try this link - lots of resources.
The Gulf Stream (https://oceancurrents.rsmas.miami.edu/atlantic/gulf-stream_2.html)
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-12-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,126
Posted By JeanneP
I would go with Mike's suggestion - after 20...

I would go with Mike's suggestion - after 20 years plus, a few dime-sized blisters that didn't affect mat/roving sounds more like gelcoat aging only. Or, as with our boat, blistering of paint...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-17-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By JeanneP
This is a very uneducated guess, but I'll give it...

This is a very uneducated guess, but I'll give it a go.

We used to have a SEA XXX (? #) SSB, but it received and transmitted only on the upper sideband, so we couldn't hear a lot of the HAM...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 04-15-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,468
Posted By JeanneP
Hi, Alex, The average cruiser is not sailing...

Hi, Alex,

The average cruiser is not sailing without an auxiliary engine, and in my limited experience those boats have little in the way of internet access or use. If there is one, it's a very...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 04-14-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By JeanneP
As my signature line says, we left to go cruising...

As my signature line says, we left to go cruising in 1986, and when we got to the Bahamas I fell in love with the amazingly clear water and blinding white sand. We spent about a month there, but had...
Forum: Bypassing The Gulf of Aden 04-14-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,717
Posted By JeanneP
Yeah, Indonesia has been supplying pirates to the...

Yeah, Indonesia has been supplying pirates to the area for a long time, but they are, indeed, a different animal. Mostly they board anchored commercial ships to rob and loot. Rarely do they hijack...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-14-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,812
Posted By JeanneP
Hi, First, you should post your information...

Hi,

First, you should post your information and interests on our Crew Positions Wanted (https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/f60/) forum. The best heading, in the Topic line, would be "Australia to...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 04-14-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By JeanneP
Welcome to Cruiser Log. Is your boat...

Welcome to Cruiser Log. Is your boat ketch-rigged? 5' fin keel? Nice configuration for going just about anywhere. Looks very comfortable.

We've met many cruising ex-Navy men who just couldn't...
Forum: Bypassing The Gulf of Aden 04-14-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,717
Posted By JeanneP
From the topics in the Sea Marshalls' website, I...

From the topics in the Sea Marshalls' website, I interpret their services to be geared towards super-yachts (100+ feet) and commercial ships, placing three Marshalls on a vessel as guards against...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-13-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,971
Posted By JeanneP
The boat is tangible personal property, so work...

The boat is tangible personal property, so work on the boat is taxable. I think contacting Florida dept of revenue (https://dor.myflorida.com/dor/taxes/sales_tax.html) might be the best alternative,...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-15-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,164
Posted By JeanneP
I still dislike Windows 8, and the experience...

I still dislike Windows 8, and the experience with a tech rep. at Best Buy did not improve my opinion of the OS, or the tech rep. And there was a bit of a bruised ego for me, since I should have...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-11-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,164
Posted By JeanneP
Thanks, but those are for PCs, and the tablet(s)...

Thanks, but those are for PCs, and the tablet(s) we have are Android. OpenCPN is really very good for me here in the US since NOAA charts are free to download.

I've got a few Android apps that...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-11-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,164
Posted By JeanneP
I was so resistant to chartplotters that my "new"...

I was so resistant to chartplotters that my "new" (since getting MV Watermelon) attitude seemed almost hypocritical to me. Yet the greater speed of this power cat almost demanded that we have a...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-11-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,877
Posted By JeanneP
Where are you and the boat located? Where, i.e....

Where are you and the boat located? Where, i.e. what country and town/city/general area, do you want to be hauled out?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-11-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,527
Posted By JeanneP
Post on the Free Crewfinder forum, not here. ...

Post on the Free Crewfinder forum, not here. Read through the posts first, though, to see what information you should be providing on the forum.

Jeanne
Forum: Crew Positions Wanted 03-07-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,895
Posted By JeanneP
Are you familiar with Latitude38...

Are you familiar with Latitude38 (https://www.latitude38.com/index.lasso) ? It's a bit late to connect with Pacific Puddle Jump members leaving from Mexico, but the California contingent leave in...
Forum: Regional Discussion Topics 03-06-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,254
Posted By JeanneP
Friends of ours haved lived in Vila, Vanuatu for...

Friends of ours haved lived in Vila, Vanuatu for quite a few years now and have hauled their boat every cyclone season. I'm not sure if they still do this. Gary Vasconcellos and Ingrid, boat's name...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-02-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,040
Posted By JeanneP
Though I can't speak for any other cruising...

Though I can't speak for any other cruising forum, I think this is a great idea, and I can't imagine that any forum would object to your posting on this subject. You might want to also send...
Forum: Cruising & Sailing Wiki Discussion 02-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,240
Posted By JeanneP
Good. YOu've got the idea. Can you add the...

Good. YOu've got the idea. Can you add the longitude? And I think that the "for information...." disclaimer could be in red - very obvious then.

My memory is pretty bad - Island Harbour - is...
Forum: Cruising & Sailing Wiki Discussion 02-28-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,240
Posted By JeanneP
I didn't adequately explain the "For...

I didn't adequately explain the "For Information....Not for Navigation" caveat. It's to protect someone from being litigated should a user of one's mudmap or hand-drawn chart claim that they were ...
Forum: Cruising & Sailing Wiki Discussion 02-27-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,240
Posted By JeanneP
Sorry, honeybee, to take so long to address this...

Sorry, honeybee, to take so long to address this question/idea.

If you are grabbing charts published by the US - NOAA- there are no copyrights. The US govt. feels that its taxpayers have...
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