Do you have air conditioning on your boat ....was 32 degrees celcius in June when I was in Alicante ....too hot ...my friends just back from Alicante last week and said it was 37degrees! Most uncomfortable in a marina ..is it any better anchored off? Want to bring my boat over to the Costa Brava in 2 years time but have to figure out how to keep cool and how to keep the mosquitoes at bay! All advice welcome!
Thanks for welcome. Will have some photos soon. Trying to get steering wheel locks. Beneteau stopped fitting 6 months ago. Goiot make steering---which there is excessive play in port wheel--on the list--and refuse to reply to email. Assume they are holiday like rest of France.
It is Friday night, June 11th, & we are thinking about you! We are wondering where you are? We are sailing as a fleet into the New York Harbor to your home port tomorrow morning & we are wishing that you were going to be there! ; ) xox
When I become more knowageable about computer I will post some pictures. The team at Winters are great and very caring service as well as caring for their customers.I usually see them at the boat shows as well as their many open houses.I will definitely say Hello from you two.Take care,Pat
Hope that things are going well for you. Yes you could help with Haiti. Right now I am working on a project for Solar Powered Watermakers to be installed in Haiti as water is a major issue.
There is a foundation Oceans Watch www.oceanswatch.org Minimuim joining is $25 or $50 for boat and crew. Right now we are looking for 3 things
1. Boats in the area that are willing to take supplies to secured coastal villages in Haiti
2. Boats willing to Joing Oceans Watch
3. Boats willing to make doinations from Oceans Watch Website Put in Solar Watermakers for Haiti or similaliar in the subject line.
Yeah.. Fatal Storm was keeping me on the edge... btw.. it was more of a joke.... I had just gone on watch... and had been reading... just couldn't put it down... I need some advice communicating cheaply once leave US... have the locked iphone. What did you do ? Hope all is well.
"I use a bridle set up for a snubber which works well. We do swing at anchor and either side of the bridle takes the load. Lots of options and opinions out there. Pick the one you feel comfortable with and use it every time you anchor.
"We carry 100ft 3/8 ht chain spliced to 150ft of rode with original 45lb Delta quickset anchor . Have not drug since installing chain. In my humble opinion, proper scope is as important as ground tackle. Addition of height,…"
Has anyone changed to fresh water flush. If so, exactly what parts were needed. I have look online for a Jabsco fresh water flush kit, but can't seem to find the necessary parts. Any help and pics would be a great help. Thanks
"Peter, thank you for your input.
Last night I ordered the 55lb Rocna and 200' of 3/8"HT chain for peace of mind. (I hope that's 3/8"chain on my 40's windlass) So, there will be no weak links in the system. Now I will…"
"I went thru this same thought process about a year ago. After quite a bit of research I decided on the peace of mind of not introducing a "weak" link into the system. Some people advocate taking the the coupling link to a…"