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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-12-2012, 21:18
Replies: 7
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Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Argentina/Uruguay Customs

I have already contacted Alwoplast by email a few times some months ago without any reply. This was when the plan was to cruise the east coast, but with a motor like mine beating all the way up the...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 03-12-2012, 20:22
Replies: 391
Views: 66,435
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Nilaya / Berserk Missing

The boat is right here in Puerto Williams. I helped out with a battery charging today and I think the boat are very nice. I wouldn't a swap :cool:

This is some of the last I read about Jarles...
Forum: Our Community 03-12-2012, 14:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,308
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: When to Find Passage from Argentina

This is a old post but unanswered so I give it a try anyway. As I understand it you want to CREW on someones boat? The cruising scen in Ushuaia is not very big, to say the least. Maybe it's a...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-12-2012, 14:22
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Argentina/Uruguay Customs

I'm looking for a chance to do a repowering down south (at the moment in south Chile) and so far only had bad luck with getting the right contacts for a motor import. I will DIY. Argentina seems to...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 03-12-2012, 10:30
Replies: 41
Views: 25,520
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Sailing Around South America

Even though it is perfectly possible to sail around South America without stepping on to the continent I think the idea here was to explore some of the beauty of it. Countries like Colombia and...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 03-12-2012, 09:16
Replies: 41
Views: 25,520
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Sailing Around South America

Not to prove a point, but here is a google translate of an article just a few weeks ago about some young Swedish guys from my hometown Gothenburg who sat out for a Caribbean cruise. First the got...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 03-12-2012, 09:05
Replies: 41
Views: 25,520
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Sailing Around South America

I'm sorry to hear that you have so many sad experiences. I try NOT to be naive, I'm fully aware that Brazil is a large country with large differences when it comes to "poor" and "rich". That usually...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 02-12-2012, 12:23
Replies: 41
Views: 25,520
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Sailing Around South America

Hi Beth/Evans

I haven't so much to compare with but the news during this year (Nemo came here in early January) is that Club Nautico AFASyN raised the price per sq with about 25 % which makes it a...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 02-12-2012, 12:03
Replies: 41
Views: 25,520
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Sailing Around South America

Just to make the picture a bit less dark, we cruised Brazil for 8 months and only meet nice people, nice sailors and nice authorities. Without locking the boat once and with only knowing the few...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 02-12-2012, 10:09
Replies: 41
Views: 25,520
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Sailing Around South America

[QUOTE=Valiam from Oz;760364] We are seriously thinking of doing this, Christmas 2011/1012.

I have just read Swedish boat Nemo's plans to sail there as well as Antarctica. "

Nemo and I are...
Forum: Polar Regions 15-10-2012, 13:35
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

Yes, in the end Nemo of Sweden got down to Antarctica and back in January-February-March 2012.

Now it's time to round the Horn. And then the Chilean channels. See you in 2013!

:banghead:
Forum: Polar Regions 11-03-2012, 15:20
Replies: 14
Views: 2,924
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Arctic Sailing

Just experienced some first hand info about this issue. With very heavy solar storms in are of Antarctic where my boat now is anchored we have had some interesting "problems" with communications in...
Forum: Polar Regions 04-02-2012, 20:17
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

It's autumn soon and for some strange reason we always have food onboard for a year... Freezing in might be an option as soon as we get the good old diesel-maker up running again.
Forum: Polar Regions 04-02-2012, 08:48
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2012

In "english" we at Nemo of Sweden are here: Google Översätt (http://tinyurl.com/8782y5d)

Other boats to read about down here right now is:

Dawnbreaker (http://blog.mailasail.com/dawnbreaker), ...
Forum: Polar Regions 04-02-2012, 05:59
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

Well, not to hard to find starting from nemoofsweden.com and then on to wordpress. The hardest part is to get a hang of the swedish language if you dont know it. But using translate.google.com might...
Forum: Polar Regions 03-02-2012, 19:03
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
pirate Re: Antarctic 2011

If u don't blog about it, it never happened...:flowers:
Forum: Polar Regions 03-02-2012, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,924
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Arctic Sailing

Got both SSB and handheld sat. I would go for the sat anytime. A cheap handheld, ok for talkning and emailing. The sum of our SSB, certificate, Pactor and so on was not worth the hassle. But when...
Forum: Polar Regions 03-02-2012, 09:03
Replies: 14
Views: 2,924
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Arctic Sailing

Maybe not perfect but:

Help from 2 friends back home that sends FREE iridium text a few times a day. Backed up with an explaining text över email (sat-phone) or (Pactor) when it gets tricky....
Forum: Polar Regions 03-02-2012, 08:57
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2012 - update

A little update from Nemo of Sweden:

* We are in southernmost Argentina since a few weeks (at the moment in Ushuaia)
* still with a metal boat, even if I personally don't think that matters.
*...
Forum: Polar Regions 05-11-2011, 14:30
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Another bounce of thread. At the moment...

Another bounce of thread.

At the moment mored in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina and preparing to go south. We have done a lot of maintenace and checks but are not totally sure about the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 07-05-2011, 00:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,922
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Katadyn Pur35 Manual Water Maker

Got the exact same kit lying around in the boat, not used and not mounted. In BsAs, Argentina if anyone south might be intrested. 500 is a really good price, can't match that.
Forum: Polar Regions 09-03-2011, 20:32
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

It's a one-off just drawn by a Robert Dufort, we are not sure if the same family even if it was in the end launched in La Rochelle. I think I change that to the right here on each posts <-----

The...
Forum: Polar Regions 08-03-2011, 20:45
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

Sorry for my bad English. There is an "just" missing there I see now, our idea is not JUST to SEE the Antarctic. We want to go there on our own, take care of our self, take care of the planning,...
Forum: Polar Regions 08-03-2011, 20:31
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

Sure we got steel just as Boatman61 points out (I guess?) but I guess that's just as saying: "Look at me, I got an LandRover, I can drive straight into a tree" :) I'll sure report back as we continue...
Forum: Polar Regions 07-03-2011, 07:42
Replies: 30
Views: 7,636
Posted By nemoofsweden
Re: Antarctic 2011

Not totally agree about this, there is a lot of interesting things to read on the subject and some is even "published" without any cost, like the very nice work of Poncet: (Southern Ocean Cruising as...
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