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  • under way--cruising mainland mexico in tropical watersin lats 17 and 18.
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boomers!!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by MJ Warner Aug 28, 2009. 4 Replies

dinius verdict in.....

Started this discussion. Last reply by zeehag Aug 21, 2009. 3 Replies

has only just begun.....something to watch--

Started this discussion. Last reply by zeehag Aug 22, 2009. 17 Replies

 

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zeehag commented on LOLA's group NEW GAME PUT ALL SUSPECTED SPAMMERS HERE
"celebrate!  celebrate!1 dance to the music!!!!"
Dec 23, 2013
zeehag commented on zeehag's blog post take two......
"rodl  we didnt leave under own power..we paid 500 pesos for a tow, and we dont know when we will  have this    seized engine running..hopefully by  april so i can go to  a  better place for   repairing rest of…"
Dec 23, 2013
zeehag left a comment for Cliff
"i am everywhere...lol..just still stuck in barra de navidad without engine...it ranaway, then seized, and now  needs complete  rebuild...."
Dec 23, 2013
zeehag and Cliff are now friends
Dec 23, 2013
zeehag commented on LOLA's group NEW GAME PUT ALL SUSPECTED SPAMMERS HERE
"30 freeking    spam hits from betty jones..ditch her, fast , please.   "
Dec 23, 2013
zeehag posted a blog post

take two......

ok. we fixing an engine used to  be named    new blue. this engine  has had a big problem caused by  an injector pump.  we also had  lift pump and    tranny   oil  heat exhcanger    repaird and rebuilt.upon  installation  these nice newly rebuilt items we found a nother problem, probably  caused also by the    runaway situation  experienced in  june.      the  gremlins  decided to seize and freeze  engine, so we using  oil and penetrating oil.then we wait a few days and   try to  turn engine    by using a wrench   to turn the   crankshaft  bolt.  while doing the  well worn  woodruff key   sheared  and noo go .. so we   look for  a  woodruff key     so we can finish   rebuilding this   newly  renamed  engine i now ka lunk.we still intend on    exiting this marina in december under own power.   lol....thanyou…See More
Nov 22, 2013
zeehag posted a blog post

ohhhh kaaayyyyy...

ok...so we took the injector pump and lift pump and the  tranny oil heat exchanger to the shop today-  600 pesos  round trip---that is a lot of dough to   lug a part for rebuild. it is also   140 miles round trip-- javier--the awesomest pump rebuilder in   mexico. mebbe also in western hemisphere.so far-----old water damage--salt variety --in  injector pump--cause unknown. grit and  crud in there--dirty as hail.  yes i always use a filter or    3......always.we will see what this is   when we  retrieve it---lift pump----screws broke off in pump--gonna have em drilled out.  heat exchanger--fell apart in  my  mechanics hands as we didnt  have salt water   zinc protection  installed when  we installed engine. this happens... we will get these back in rebuilt condition  when my fone rings......is a mexifone, may not ever  ring--guy does have a  new  injector pump in his display case--exactly what mine should look like--is gorgeous!!!!and i would have to mortgage something big to…See More
Aug 21, 2013
zeehag commented on zeehag's blog post oil slicks and things that go stink in the night....
"ken--is stbd close to lift pump, under, kind of  ....and we fixed the  hole--was a   some kind of   inspection or sending unit port--somehow got  unfilled      at some point--now it is  filled.…"
Jul 20, 2013

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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
currently barra de navidad, jalisco, mexico
About Me:
somewhat mature female with 41 foot cruising ketch under way somewhere. could use some fresh blood to sail with...let the adventure begin! if i cannot find crew-- will go solo.....prefer crew ... destiination---south and east thru panama canal, after completing needed repairs in mexico, while cruising this gorgeous and friendly place....

am already gone, and waiting out the hurrycame season somewhere--havent decided as yet--mebbe in la cruz de huanacaxtle-





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Current location:
barra de navidad, jalisco, mexico...for now...
Destinations visited:
have only 10000 miles in 3-4 yrs so far----more to come later as i make way to canal to cross into caribean after thoroughly cruising mainland mexico.
catalina--avalon, isthmus, cat harbor; ensenada;lost angeles;oceanside, dago......usvi .... some bvi....baja--east and west coasts and some baja sur.....guerrero negro and other towns....bahia asuncion, bahia tortuga, gonzaga bay, san felipe....great harbour, peter island, jost van dyke, norman island pirates bight and the caves. road town, water island, cruse bay, scotts cove,christmas cove, caneel bay, st thomas yacht club, redhook, culebra, flamenco beach, san juan.......deadmans bay, spratt bay, cane garden bay,brewer's bay......up and down hudson river......
gulf of mexico--lousianna to fla....back to louisianna.......port st joe, tampa bay, manatee river, appalachicola, dry tortugas, pensacola.....barrier islands in between mississippi sound and gulf of mexico, biloxi....marco island , fort myers.... and more florida ..lots more florida......mexico....cedros island, cabo san lucas, mazatlan,la cruz de huanacaxtle,...zihuatenejo..barra de navidad--some other west coast mexico places of awe and beauty.
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Looking to:
seeking long term share sail partner for a trip to mexican riviera and points south to panama and through canal,or wherever it is i end up going... will be blue water pacific cruising. will be fishing and sailing. mexican fishing license required. passport required. please-no cat allergies unless under control!!! prefer sailor with some heavy weather experience and mechanical capabilities! zero tolerance boat..rum ok in moderation...

zee=sea; hag=mystical creature.....





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take two......

Posted on November 22, 2013 at 2:30pm 1 Comment

ok. we fixing an engine used to  be named    new blue.

 this engine  has had a big problem caused by  an injector…

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ohhhh kaaayyyyy...

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 9:47pm 0 Comments

ok...so we took the injector pump and lift pump and the  tranny oil heat exchanger to the shop today-  600 pesos  round trip---that is a lot of dough to   lug a part for rebuild. it is also   140 miles round trip--

 javier--the awesomest pump rebuilder in   mexico. mebbe also in western…

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oil slicks and things that go stink in the night....

Posted on May 27, 2013 at 5:00am 8 Comments

there i sa bit of my engine that has been missing for over 2000 miles--and i donot remember ever seeing it in place.  isnt something one would look for--is the  plug or cap to the  hole which is used to  adjust the engine.  could be for timing adjustments--i never had to have timing adjusted so i didnt think about the problem being something so simple.

  this is a small  plug or cap that covers a   little adjustment port on the…

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zihuatenejo!!!!

Posted on December 19, 2012 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

zihuatenejo is a  beautiful place.  seems all the  movies folks watch have some folks running away to zihuat--lol--is a gorgeous place with perfect weather.

the tourist  industry is  busy here, but in these days of bad market,  there are fewer tourists here.  seems  no one in world is  safe from this economic  downfalling.…

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REFITS AND BREAKAGE....AND CRUISING!!!!!

Posted on May 8, 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments

not mine, as i do my own work ....someone else does your refitting--you go to sea. it breaks..WHAT YE GONNA DO-- call someone while out there or do it yourself--or will ye make  the trip  return to where it was done and gripe about it not working??   seems to me many do the  latter bit--go back into the original port many miles backsliding from their destination to have original  do-er   redo the work. is ridiculous....why not do it yourself so it is done to your own…

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At 10:57am on May 19, 2013, LOLA said…

BEST MUSIC ON THE SITE !!

 

At 9:51pm on May 16, 2013, LOLA said…

You are living the dream...I can't seem to break away...i have so many interests and not much time.

Glad to see your adventures

taking the boat for a sail this Sunday

Ill post pictures.

 

At 6:43pm on January 11, 2013, Dale Anderson said…

Seriously? Hell yes I think I might like that!

At 5:28pm on January 9, 2013, Dale Anderson said…

If we keep meeting like this, people are going to talk. Saw your post looking for crew. I'm game but no experience with diesel.

At 12:23pm on January 5, 2013, Dale Anderson said…

Everywhere I go, Z, you're already there. It's like having a friend everywhere!

At 7:02pm on December 27, 2012, LOLA said…

ZEE do you have photos ? Of that boat for sale?

Iv'e been following your journey....sounds great.

At 9:25pm on August 4, 2012, ___/)ances With Sails said…

HAPPY BARRRRRTHDAY, YE OLE CRUSTY HULL!
YE DONT NEED NO STINKIN BOTTOM JOB. HOIST THOSE SAILS, TAKE HER TO TH SEAS AND KNOCK HER CLEAN!

At 11:03pm on June 2, 2012, Steve Knight said…

That sure was a close one...

At 10:17pm on June 2, 2012, LOLA said…

Hey Zee, some great photos...good to see you here.  Stay Safe.

At 10:04pm on June 2, 2012, Harvey Cail said…

I put a picture of my boat on my profile page

 
 
 

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