Phil Prater
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300 + Miles to weather

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Shasteen Jul 1, 2009. 4 Replies

The adventure was today

Started this discussion. Last reply by zeehag Jul 3, 2009. 12 Replies

You would never guess

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terri Jun 23, 2009. 7 Replies

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Slidell, LA.
About Me:
Just an old retired guy, who loves the peace, quiet and tranquility of sailing. Also a diver, and like to dibble around with photography.
Current location:
Slidell, La.
Destinations visited:
Have cruised almost the US coastline from Long Island to the Mexican border, the east coast of Mexico and the Yucatan.
Looking to:
Hope to head out to the Keys and Tortugas mid to late April, then up the east coast to miss the gulf coast hurricane season. Then the Yucatan for next winter.

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At 12:25pm on March 3, 2011, zeehag said…
i woulod b et that there ar esome folks on this site would really like to sail in your project you are organizing to sail with nina and pinta-- why not advertise for your friend a crew on this site??
At 10:57pm on November 25, 2009, zeehag gave Phil Prater a gift
happy t day LOL....
At 1:39pm on September 16, 2009, lois rackard said…
ya think
At 12:54am on August 2, 2009, ___/)ances With Sails said…
I think I found some good enough reads on batts 101, to bring me up to snuff anyway. Thanks though.
At 9:04pm on May 10, 2009, Gina Nadas said…
Hi Phil, thanks for the news and invite. We want to sail with ya'll from Slidell to at least Lulu's, maybe Pensacola. Depends on how the boat's doing, if Mike finishes up the improvements, and other stuff. Who's John & Martha? Since they're in our neck of the woods, we'd love to meet them. Give 'em my email,, or they can comment here on SeaKnots...whatever. How's Monte? Is he going to be able to make it? Haven't seen his boat lately. Gina & Mike
At 10:52pm on March 26, 2009, Gina Nadas said…
Thanks for your message. Sorry to hear about Monte. We didn't stay at Rabbit because there was someone in the only spot that afforded protection from the winds (were picking up) and enough swing room. Glad we didn't stay since the knats were bad going up the Rigolets. We stayed at Phil's in Oak Harbor. Had a great meal and left next day. Then stayed at Brady Is., though we wanted to stay at "the beach" at the entrance of the Tchefuncte, but the crowds on a Sat. afternoon are terrible. We deployed the dink next morning and explored the Brady Is. area. Good enough first trip out into the MS Sound, but we're looking forward to the next trip to savor the barrier islands. Guess we'll meet you sometime!

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