Sailing since 1960 when I was certified to sail USN Whale boat in Subic Bay Naval Station, PI. Sailed off the Coast of California in 16 foot Super Satellite, day sailboat. Charter Cape Dory 30 & 36 to sail West Coast of Florida several times. Chartered Ranger 43 to sail Galveston Bay and Gulf of Mexico. Crewed on First 30 & 36 (Med Sail I and II) in the Mediterranean Sea. Chartered several times Catalina 26 from USN Amphibious Base, Little Creek VA to sail to Eastern shore and Tangier Island, Chesapeake Bay. Crewed on brother's Beneteau 36 and current 423 out of Baltimore Inner Harbor to several locations on the Chesapeake Bay. Recently completed DelMarVa sail (May 26-June 6, 2011) with brother on his boat "Breezing Up".
Current own and sail 96' MacGregor 26X "FOREVER" on Lake Mead NV
Las Vegas NV
North Fort Meyers Beach FL, Long Boat Keys FL, Fisherman's Marina Charlotte Harbor FL
France South Coast, Marseilles France, Corsica.
Channel Island Marina, Oxnard CA, Channel Islands CA, San Diego CA, Santa Catalina CA.; Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles CA
Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia; Manama, Bahrain Island
Lake Mead NV/AZ (All five basins and marinas)
Sail with brother to Bermuda or down the East coast to Key West on his Beneteau 423 "Breezing Up". His retirement plan and my Bosun duties. Currently preparing for Bermuda Ocean Race (BOR) June 2012, Annapolis to Bermuda.
Las Vegas Bay Macgregor Association, Callville Bay Marina, (12 miles East of Junction RT 147/167 on Northshore Scenic Drive, Lake Mead National Recreation Area) Lake Mead NV
96' MacGregor 26X "FOREVER" flying spinnaker as gennaker.
"Wayne, yes I'm still out here. She's looking good and you'll love her. The 38.1 is a perfect size for 2 people with occasional guest (s). Plus she's a sweet sailing boat. I'll attach a short video of one I was delivering…"
"Sam, I am just in the process of replacing both of my eyebrow windows. I have the new ones from Beneteau and am talking with dealer in Florida re Bebeteaus advice. It would be helpful to talk to you about your experience. I have never seen…"
Good morning gang,I have received both port and starboard cabin windows from Beneteau for replacement as the existing leak and are badly etched. Beneteau has referred me to the dealership for installation but I'm having trouble getting a response. Does anyone have any experience replacing these and any recommendations. JohnSee More
New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread. I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea. So I will copy with…"