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FEMALE BOAT OWNERS AND SAILORS

THIS IS A GROUP FOR US GALS, TO SHARE IN THE JOYS OF SAILING...AND THE NOT SO JOYS....POST PICTURES...SHARE TIPS...WELCOME

Members: 100
Latest Activity: Mar 2, 2015

FREE VACATION FOR LADIES IN OUR GROUP

Ladies...want a free vacation to Myrtle Beach SC?

...Here is my OFFER

Share in a day sail,or more..and teach me, so I can gain experience sailing...You must be able to Single hand,on a sailboat...and an experienced knowledgeable Sailor.... if a man must have wife or significant other along....See my boat a 30 ft Freedom on my page.....I will house you in my home, on the Marsh, in my Home 20 min. away...also minutes from Charleston SC and Wilmington NC

Info on Myrtle Beach Yacht Club :

http://www.myrtlebeachyachtclub.com/?gclid=CO_SxLncq5YCFQwuHgod5xJozA

Info on MRYTLE BEACH

http://www.myrtlebeachinfo.com/?cid=g_destination_mb

Info on CHARLESTON:


http://www.navi-gator.com/charleston/attractions/

I am retired so can sail with you anytime....Our weather is wonderful year around.

This can be a fun get together for us .Feel free to bring significant other.

Hope I hear from you......Lola

Discussion Forum

Florida to New York to Bermuda to Florida

Started by Marlene Anne Sassaman. Last reply by cptn_steve Dec 22, 2011. 2 Replies

LIST YOUR HOME PORT

Started by LOLA. Last reply by zeehag Sep 22, 2011. 32 Replies

REPAIRS ON OUR BOATS

Started by LOLA. Last reply by LOLA Oct 18, 2010. 65 Replies

why i should check and change my oil regularly....

Started by zeehag. Last reply by Steve Knight Jul 16, 2010. 3 Replies

Anchoring Tricks

Started by Rebeccaburg. Last reply by Steve Knight Jul 16, 2010. 17 Replies

Tips on Sail Trimming

Started by Andrea. Last reply by LOLA Apr 5, 2010. 7 Replies

CHIT CHAT FOR OUR GROUP

Started by LOLA. Last reply by LOLA Dec 5, 2009. 1 Reply

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Comment by LOLA on January 14, 2013 at 8:25am

Welcome to all new members

Comment by Silver girl on May 1, 2012 at 10:20pm

"Sail on SilverGirl..... your time has come to shine..."

Just like Connie, I am now available for crew in the Southeast/Gulf. I have GRADUATED with an Initial Cert/M.Ed... but not yet found a teaching job, so am free to cast off. I grew up sailing dinghies on Lake Allatoona & then had a boat crew job last summer, logging 4000 nautical miles in 4 trips across the Gulf plus one passage to the Caribbean, various 32'-45' cruisers. I love to sail. 

Comment by Connie Holden on April 21, 2012 at 8:23pm

If anyone needs crew in NJ, keep me in mind.  I have some experience and am looking to add to my hours.

Comment by Kate O Donovan on December 11, 2011 at 3:04pm

Do you sail Sept to November?

Comment by LOLA on December 11, 2011 at 2:13pm

Our Seasons

 

Spring March to

Summer June to

Fall Sept to

Winter Dec to March

You can search SC weather on net

Comment by Kate O Donovan on December 11, 2011 at 1:58pm

Am very interested in your offer Lola ....at the moment I have projects planned until Autumn 2012 ...heading to California in January - February and have other travel plans throughout the Summer ..not sure when your Summer is? 

Comment by LOLA on December 11, 2011 at 7:37am

Looking for crew from 1 to few days,,,can stay in my home at beginning and end, and will tour you around Myrtle Beach and Charleston.  Must have experience. See my vacation offer above.

Comment by zeehag on November 30, 2011 at 2:43pm

heading into the anchorage here in mazatlan for a bit of repairing my  formosa prior to  leaving for panama... dont know yet where  she will need to take a rest--must plan that part  yet....bought more diesel jugs for  extended range and dire emergencies.  loading up on  potable water..checking all tanks and  running rigging..one halyard decided to rupture so i am making sure is only one, standing rigging is  new, so i check that   to make sure it stays on preflight checklist....weather here is awesome perfect!!!!!

Comment by LOLA on November 29, 2011 at 8:21pm

Wow, thanks for sharing. Yes lets keep the group moving along,  I may be interested  in a charter this winter...depends where I am at in my life.  My boat could take us there as I leave in water all year.  We will see.

Comment by sailorgirlca on November 29, 2011 at 7:54pm

Ahoy Sailing Sisters...was just looking at the posts for our group and sadly appears my post of 24/12/10 was the last one.....well ladies here I am again.  We had a disaster at the marina this fall...the crane had a boat on the extension arm ready to put into the cradle.....suddenly all let go, the crane tipped, the boat in the air came crashing down on 2 boats already in the cradle.....was a sad state....all 3 boats were write-offs & understand the owners are still fighting with the insurance companies. Seems one of the outriggers for the crane wasn't planted properly so it all went over.   For the rest of the boats still at their docks hauling  was postponed for some weeks, fortunately our WX was good.  Was not easy for the marina to secure fill-in cranes at that late date so was touch/go.   My boat was hauled end of October...all went well, she is now winterized, tarped & safely bedded down.  I didn't list Tiehack this past spring but am doing the paperwork to do that dastardly deed this spring.   Will keep you gals posted on my progress with that.  Hope you all had a great sailing summer....myself in early September spent a week in Ireland....sailing was not good but we did lots of interesting things by car...then flew to spend a week in London.  Would like to organize a charter south this winter in the BVIs......anyone interested....would need to decide soon before all the good boats are taken.......cheers  dianne

 

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sam replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Peter Obetz replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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sam replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Teak seat metal protrusions

All knowing list....I have a new question.My boat is 9 years old now, and the teak seats are beginning to have metal "brads" sticking up out of the teak. My teak has weathered, as I am of the  natural teak camp, not varnishing or oiling heavily. Has anyone else seen this? Did Beneteau use brads of some sort along with the mastic? I plan on taking a small grinding bit on my dremel tool and touching each one until they are no longer standing proud, then do a little light sanding. Thoughts and…See More
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Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion BACKFILLING TOILET ON OCEANIS 43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Robert & Sandy replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion BACKFILLING TOILET ON OCEANIS 43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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