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November 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Modern Day Playground, a la Livingston Guatemala

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Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on November 25, 2012 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Irreverance and the Solo Sailor

Having just learned the meaning of irreverance it se ems a perfect descriptor for anyone who chooses to set sail across an ocean all by themself. Am I right? From my understanding an irreverant one would be one who shows disrespect for conventional wisdom. Just as the majority is not always right, does it not stand to reason that conventional wisdom made it difficult for our good buddy Christopher Columbus to seek funding for his voyage off the face of the earth. Did his desire to prove the…

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Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on November 25, 2012 at 7:29pm — No Comments

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Added by Harvey Cail on November 15, 2012 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Island Fever - Book, Slide shows.

Island Fever, book now in Kindle as well as paperback - http://amzn.com/B009RCO02G

Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/IslandFeverCruising

Caribbean Island Slide shows at http://www.youtube.com/user/IslandFeverCruising/videos?flow=grid&view=1

My Blog is at  -…

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Added by Betty on November 10, 2012 at 4:32pm — 1 Comment

So easy for others

Why does it seem so easy for others? I don't know maybe it is my faulty belief system. While friends of mine seem content with the trials and tribulations of renting, when the time came for me to rent I got cold feet. My financial planning, or more accurately, my discipline sticking to the plan, leaves a lot to be desired. It is just that sometimes I want it all and I want it now.

My boat needs minor things; namely an SSB transceiver which I decided is a necessity. Then, last week the…

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Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on November 10, 2012 at 11:08am — 2 Comments

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Kerim N replied to Randy Brown's discussion Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Randy, 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…"
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Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Larry Witty replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
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Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year.  The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More
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James Taylor replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion DOLPHN 40 AMP BATTERY CHARGER in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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