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Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 31-10-2013, 04:49
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Manly - RQYS - Australia

hi Factor & Steve ...
"just down the road" ... what does that mean? ...
remember, I'm an island girl from the Caribbean, so "just down the road" means something else to me then here in Australia,...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 31-10-2013, 03:48
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Manly - RQYS - Australia

I'm trying to find my way around Manly / Wynnum, already bought a very old 4th, 5th or 6th hand bike at Silky Oaks, a new helmet, et voila, I'm mobile ...
Sunday afternoon jazz at Keith's? ... no...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 30-10-2013, 00:05
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By beachgirl1952
Manly - RQYS - Australia

A year ago Ben and I left Curacao, planning to sail the world ... we did the first part, crossed the Pacific, 10.385 NM under Giggles' keel in 11 months, we have the most wonderful memories, the...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 23-10-2013, 16:03
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By beachgirl1952
New immigration rules for Curaçao

Curacao: New stimulating immigration rules

The Dutch ABC Islands are a viable hurricane season destination once more.

Published: 2013-10-22
Countries: Curacao

Curacao: New stimulating...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 25-09-2012, 12:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: San Blas Island Fees

Caradow, are you in Curacao right now? ... and if so, where are you? ...
we plan to leave Curacao in November ... Colombia, San Blas, Panama canal, Pacific and beyond ...
greetz,
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-07-2012, 23:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,538
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Caribbean Christmas - What to do?

we leave Curaçao in November and plan to spend X-mas in Cartagena - Colombia, seems to be THE place to be at X-mas ...
can't tell you anymore though, because I haven't been there before :D ...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 24-07-2012, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By beachgirl1952
Info about Haulout in Panama City

does anyone have (personal) info / experience with haul out in Panama City / Panama? ...
we planned on hauling out (anti fauling) in Curaçao b4 we leave for the big circle in November, but got the...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 12-06-2012, 06:40
Replies: 53
Views: 5,278
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Carribean during hurricane season

it's getting more and more crowded here ... it's 'cane season :D ...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 11-06-2012, 20:02
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By beachgirl1952
Messy House --> On My Way to the Boat :D

my house is a mess ... all that stuff (not much really, am a single women, living in a small, furnitured rented house) ... anyway my stuff must go ... give away, throw away and sell ... only a little...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 03-05-2012, 16:12
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Is it too late?

p. s.: it took friends who did it in march / april ... "only" 3+ weeks ...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 03-05-2012, 16:10
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Is it too late?

we're leaving Curaçao the end of this year to go SanBlas, Cartagena etc, then through the canal in January, stay a bit in Panama City (PC), visit their islands, then Galapagos ...
leaving Galapagos...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2012, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 2,275
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Southern Caribbean: Where do you spend hurricane season ?

I've posted here on CF more than once, that Curaçao is a great hurricane safe place to be ... free anchoring on Spanish Water ... over the years I have seen too many sailors, who just stayed on...
Forum: Meets & Greets 25-03-2012, 23:59
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Hello from a Dutch guy living in Canada

Hi Erik ... welcome to this CF ...
as you could see, there are more than a few Dutch ppl on this forum and I am one of them ...

@ Nick: where do we meet ... when you and José are in Curaçao or...
Forum: Crew Archives 16-03-2012, 19:23
Replies: 7
Crew Wanted: Sail the Caribbean
Views: 1,941
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Sail the Caribbean

you must have started when you were ... let's say ...
4 years old?? :D :D :D (I'm sorry, couldn't help myself) ...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-02-2012, 12:58
Replies: 29
Views: 4,599
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Hurricane Season - Grenada , Trinidad , ABCs ?

no, Sarifundy's has not been rebuilt, but we found an even nicer place for our happy hours ...
the fisherman's place, open Tue- through Sunday ... Norman is a great host, simple but tasty meals,...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 21-02-2012, 23:13
Replies: 29
Views: 4,599
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Hurricane Season - Grenada , Trinidad , ABCs ?

what Nick - s/v Jedi said ...
Curaçao Marine, haul out and safe storage ...

Curacao Marine - Ship Yard on Curacao Netherlands Antilles (http://www.curacaomarine.com/page.php?section_id=17)
...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-01-2012, 17:23
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Caribbean

I am on Curaçao ... I'll ask around and will put a note on the wall at our happy hour place ...
and/or: big chance you find a boat in SXM ...
good luck anyway and have fun with the regatta ...
it...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 31-12-2011, 20:17
Replies: 75
Views: 9,001
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Best Year-Round Cruising - US / Caribbean

snif snif, no Curaçao Marine? ...
(don't worry, I'm not objective, I'm a local hahaha) ...
too bad we won't meet, Agility ...
all joking aside: Curaçao would have been a great choice ...
maybe...
Forum: Our Community 15-12-2011, 07:22
Replies: 109
Views: 15,354
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Sale of 'Latitudes and Attitudes' Magazine

wheather you like the magazine or not, I guess everybody is right (often so, when ppl disagree, there's a truth in both opinions) ...

to me L&A means/meant a lot, because I did my delivery from...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-12-2011, 23:52
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Getting to the ABCs and Beyond

Caradow, so sorry for answering your PM so late, but I was in Europe and after coming back I moved onto a boat, being a boat sitter for 3 months (Spanish Water Curacao) and of course my laptop died...
Forum: Marine Electronics 02-09-2011, 23:35
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Locating a Shop in Miami Selling Furuno

Hi back @ you Fred ;) ...
sailorman he? ...
it has been yrs ago, when I was there for the last time ...
always looked like a junk-yard, yet he always had almost everything ...
greetz,
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-07-2011, 12:54
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Sailing from ABCs to Grenada

if your insurance allows you to be in Grenada, that would be a nice choice (dryer than Trinidad?) ...
but be sure they tie your boat down with straps anyway ...
shrink-wrapping may be another...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-07-2011, 12:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Sailing from ABCs to Grenada

for obvious, dangerous reasons ...
Los Roques, Las Aves and Blanquilla (all Venezuelan islands) are OK ...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-07-2011, 09:30
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Sailing from ABCs to Grenada

what's the reason you want to go to Grenada? ...
why not leave the boat on Curacao, either in a marina or on the hard at Curacao Marine? ...

what Osirissail said: not a very nice sail with the...
Forum: Crew Archives 03-07-2011, 20:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By beachgirl1952
Re: Grenada-Colombia Early July, 2011

Hi Glen and family ...
CU at sailor's happy hour in Spanish Water / fisherman's place ...
looking for a red flower helps :D ...
fair winds ...
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