Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 05-06-2010, 13:49   #1
Eternal Member
 
imagine2frolic's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Las Brisas Panama AGAIN!
Boat: Simpson, Catamaran, 46ft. IMAGINE
Posts: 4,508
Images: 123
i2f in the Pacific

Well,

This was not a planned stop, but a small noise in the rudder, and over a week of beating into weather had us stop here before Panama. We passed through the Windless Passage under motor, and once we rounded Jamaica the wind was southwest for 4 days. We either beat, or motored from Green Cove Springs Florida to Cartegena. We had maybe a wee bit over 24 hours of sailing behind the beam, or on it.

We will most likely leave Wed. for Panama. We have not been able to find the rudder noise. We had a man who specializes in rudders dive on the boat, and he found nothing either. I am still poking around to see what I can find.

It is hot here when there is no wind in the anchorage, and everything is as expensive as Calif. We are looking forward to moving on, and getting to Panama. Hopefully we will find our friend from S.A. still there after a delivery from Trinidad......ahhhh the sailing life......i2f
__________________

__________________
SAILING is not always a slick magazine cover!
BORROWED..No single one of is as smart as all of us!
http://sailingwithcancer.blogspot.com/
imagine2frolic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 14:09   #2
Moderator Emeritus
 
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 31,579
Images: 240
Thanks for the update, John and Melanie, & Ralph.
Congratulations on a successful voyage, so far - and we all hope the mystery noise is nothing significant, and your trip remains uneventful. Via con dios.

http://www.spotadventures.com/user/p...?user_id=55392
__________________

__________________
Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"



GordMay is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 14:37   #3
jkd
Registered User

Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 112
I2F,

Congratulations on your (mostly) successful jaunt so far.

So you decided to skip the free beer in South Florida?

John
__________________
jkd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 14:37   #4
Registered User
 
sailorgal's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Panhandle Florida
Boat: 48' Hi Star
Posts: 211
Images: 3
Hey I2F and crew!

I've been following you on Spot. Saw you made it to Cartagena, but I didn't know it wasn't a scheduled stop. Good luck on the rest of the journey and keep us updated.

Cheers!
__________________
How can I get lost?? I don't know where I'm going!
sailorgal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 14:53   #5
Eternal Member
 
imagine2frolic's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Las Brisas Panama AGAIN!
Boat: Simpson, Catamaran, 46ft. IMAGINE
Posts: 4,508
Images: 123
Melanie has got SPOT updated. You will have to forgive my random thoughts at 3:59am......i2f

http://www.spotadventures.com/trip/view/?trip_id=200211

more to come
__________________
SAILING is not always a slick magazine cover!
BORROWED..No single one of is as smart as all of us!
http://sailingwithcancer.blogspot.com/
imagine2frolic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 15:12   #6
Senior Cruiser
 
skipmac's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: 29 49.16 N 82 25.82 W
Boat: Pearson 422
Posts: 12,374
A southwest wind crossing the Caribbean? Who woulda thunk it. Never seen one of those. Guess you were just really lucky.

Safe sailing to Panama and good luck in the canal.

Skip
__________________
The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.
skipmac is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 15:25   #7
Eternal Member
 
imagine2frolic's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Las Brisas Panama AGAIN!
Boat: Simpson, Catamaran, 46ft. IMAGINE
Posts: 4,508
Images: 123
Quote:
Originally Posted by skipmac View Post
A southwest wind crossing the Caribbean? Who woulda thunk it. Never seen one of those. Guess you were just really lucky.

Safe sailing to Panama and good luck in the canal.

Skip
I planned on a earning my miles to Jamaica, and then getting the wind behind me, and making 200 mile days. Man was my heart broken. I will have to wait to catch the trades in the Pacific, and see what kind of miles we can get out of Imagine without being in a racing mode.......i2f
__________________
SAILING is not always a slick magazine cover!
BORROWED..No single one of is as smart as all of us!
http://sailingwithcancer.blogspot.com/
imagine2frolic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 15:46   #8
Senior Cruiser
 
Therapy's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: W Florida
Boat: The Jon boat still, plus a 2007 SeaCat.
Posts: 6,894
Images: 4
Didn't know you were finally away.

Fair winds.
__________________
Therapy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 16:38   #9
Registered User
 
Christian Van H's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Princeton, NJ
Boat: Challenger Anacapa 42
Posts: 2,097
Images: 57
Dont forget Soft Air should be down there somewhere. Cartegena is his home base. He'd be good to look up as a guide! Have a blast, Chris
__________________
www.anacapas.com

Here's to swimmin' with bowlegged women!
Christian Van H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 16:45   #10
Registered User
 
skipgundlach's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Currently on the boat, somewhere on the ocean, living the dream
Boat: Morgan 461 S/Y Flying Pig
Posts: 1,387
Send a message via Skype™ to skipgundlach
Quote:
Originally Posted by imagine2frolic View Post
Well,


It is hot here when there is no wind in the anchorage, and everything is as expensive as Calif. We are looking forward to moving on, and getting to Panama. Hopefully we will find our friend from S.A. still there after a delivery from Trinidad......ahhhh the sailing life......i2f
Hiya...

We're thinking of getting some work done in Cartagena based on various recommendations from those who have, very inexpensively, but not immediately recently.

Is your perception of CA prices on goods or services or both?

Thanks.

L8R

Skip

Morgan 461 #2
SV Flying Pig KI4MPC
See our galleries at www.justpickone.org/skip/gallery !
Follow us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheFlyingPigLog
and/or http://groups.google.com/group/flyingpiglog

The Society for the Preservation of Tithesis commends your ebriated
and scrutible use of delible and defatigable, which are gainly, sipid
and couth. We are gruntled and consolate that you have the ertia and
eptitude to choose such putably pensible tithesis, which we parage.

>>Stamp out Sesquipedalianism<<
__________________
skipgundlach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2010, 17:29   #11
Eternal Member
 
imagine2frolic's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Las Brisas Panama AGAIN!
Boat: Simpson, Catamaran, 46ft. IMAGINE
Posts: 4,508
Images: 123
We are anchored outside of Club Nautico, and the grocery close by is as high as Calif. We had a diver come inspect our rudder. He found nothing, and charge nothing for his 30 minutes. Bring material with you. We are having a hard time finding a batten, so I will have to fabricate something. Maybe you can e-mail John at Club Nautico for some real answers?

I e-mailed Soft Air through his website as soon as we got here. He is out of town with the boat on the hard. Unforyunately going to Medillen is not on our schedule. I bet it is awesome pretty there, and much cooler......i2f
__________________
SAILING is not always a slick magazine cover!
BORROWED..No single one of is as smart as all of us!
http://sailingwithcancer.blogspot.com/
imagine2frolic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2010, 17:34   #12
Senior Cruiser
 
Vasco's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Toronto
Boat: CS36Merlin, "La Belle Aurore" Ben393 "Breathless"
Posts: 7,138
Fair winds, buddy. We'll miss you on the east coast. Swertehin ka sana.
__________________
Rick I
Toronto in summer, Bahamas in winter.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/beneteau393/
Vasco is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2010, 14:37   #13
Registered User
 
YOGAO's Avatar

Join Date: May 2008
Location: St. Augustine, FL - an unwilling C.L.O.D.
Boat: Maine Cat 41
Posts: 519
John,

So you went the hard way?

Hey! Change your location on your profile! I'm trying to find where Cartegena, FL is!

Fair Winds,
Mike
__________________
YOGAO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2010, 15:31   #14
Senior Cruiser
 
Blue Stocking's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: St. Georges, Bda
Boat: Rhodes Reliant 41ft
Posts: 4,114
Hey John!!

Good to hear from you. Greeting from your friends with the 4 wheel snakes. Still working on my 289FIA. Offer of the mooring is still good if you ever stop by Bermadoo.
__________________
so many projects--so little time !!
Blue Stocking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2010, 16:17   #15
Eternal Member
 
imagine2frolic's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Las Brisas Panama AGAIN!
Boat: Simpson, Catamaran, 46ft. IMAGINE
Posts: 4,508
Images: 123
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue Stocking View Post
Hey John!!

Good to hear from you. Greeting from your friends with the 4 wheel snakes. Still working on my 289FIA. Offer of the mooring is still good if you ever stop by Bermadoo.
Unfortunately it is business forcing me back to Ca. It may take sometime to get what is mine, so there may be a slabside in my near future? Something to do while the courts work it out......i2f
__________________

__________________
SAILING is not always a slick magazine cover!
BORROWED..No single one of is as smart as all of us!
http://sailingwithcancer.blogspot.com/
imagine2frolic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Greetings from the Pacific NW ajd0421 Meets & Greets 9 23-06-2010 23:55
Pacific Seacraft 25 vs Pacific Seacraft Dana texasliam Monohull Sailboats 8 09-05-2010 12:25
Hi to All from the Pacific Northwest bla Meets & Greets 5 01-02-2010 07:38
Hello from the Pacific Craig Harlamoff Meets & Greets 29 30-05-2006 00:06
Pacific 44 Stuart Honey Engines and Propulsion Systems 1 06-11-2005 05:49



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:44.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.