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Forum: General Sailing Forum 06-08-2018, 06:55
Replies: 40
Views: 17,067
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Advice on Setting Anchor Drag Alarm

Can someone tell me what happened to the Drag Queen App?? I am looking for it to install on my new phone and cannot find it?? Did GARMIN screwed up again??
Forum: Navigation 06-07-2018, 09:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By alphabravo2
French Polynesia Maps

I am getting ready for a Pacific crossing Panama-Galapagos-French polynesia... I have Navionics on my chartplotter, CM 93 on Open CPN PC ... Apart from that, anyone having open maps available ?? I...
Forum: Marine Electronics 06-07-2018, 09:29
Replies: 110
Views: 29,809
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Iridium Go - is it really a good deal?

Dockhead, please let me know which company provides your unlimited for $135 as I am now looking at a new provider. Thanks
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 05-01-2018, 12:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,944
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Dessalator Duo100 220V motor problem

Dear Dave, I had the same problem and got it resolved by changing the accumulator that is on the motor (To ease start mode) a 4.5 inch long, 1.5 inch diameter white Bobin... Good luck, and whatever...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-10-2016, 13:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Cruising the Bahamas - S.J. Pavlidis guide books

We are on the Rio Dulce in Guatemala now preparing our Pura Vida for the next cruising season. Which means the guides are not available anymore.
Wishing all fair winds and comb seas.
CÚcile Granger...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 07-09-2016, 15:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Cruising the Bahamas - S.J. Pavlidis guide books

They will $ 20 each so $60 for the 3 and will ship it to you by the cheapest way I will find. Paypal is good.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 06-09-2016, 10:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By alphabravo2
Cruising the Bahamas - S.J. Pavlidis guide books

I have the 3 guides: The Northern Bahamas , the Southern Bahamas an the Exumas by Stephen Pavlidis. All are 2012 editions. All in excellent condition with no marks.
We are done with the Bahamas...
Forum: Our Community 22-08-2016, 07:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
Posted By alphabravo2
Home-Zone available in Central America??

We are cruising in Western Carib and need to buy some Home-Zone (Paraformaldehyde) to protect our boat from mold, insects when we leave her for longer periods of time... Anyone knows if we can buy...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-08-2016, 07:33
Replies: 6
Views: 2,851
Posted By alphabravo2
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-08-2016, 06:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,851
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Sailing to Panama and Columbia from the Rio Dulce...

Hello from Canada for now.... We Have the CM93. We also Have the BauHaus for Panama. We were looking for Columbia mainland and the Islands do StAndreas /Providencia... If you can help in anyway, it...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 05-08-2016, 12:43
Replies: 6
Views: 2,851
Posted By alphabravo2
Sailing to Panama and Columbia from the Rio Dulce...

We are planning the next cruising season but are lacking some electronic Charts for Columbia to use with Open CPN... We havE some for Panama, BauHaus guide is ordered... Anyone that could help we...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 05-08-2016, 12:40
Replies: 0
Views: 2,856
Posted By alphabravo2
Going from Rio Dulce to Panama and Columbia...

We are planning the next sing season... Anyone has some electronic charts that we could use with Open CPN for Columbia??? We have some guides, but are lacking E-Charts...


Sent from my iPad...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-07-2016, 17:11
Replies: 85
Views: 19,061
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Best Central/South American countries for cruisers?

We spent a lot of time on the Rio last 2 years, traveling inland to visit an amazalingly safe and welcoming coun try with breathtaking landscape. Those who talk about safety issues forget about...
Forum: OpenCPN 04-10-2015, 16:29
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Windows 10

Thank you to all for your help with my windows 10 issues! As for the GPS Puck, I was told by the manufacturer that I need to buy the BU-353-S4 and install the Windows 10 driver from their site to run...
Forum: OpenCPN 02-10-2015, 16:15
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Windows 10

BU-353 is a USB GPS Puck...
Forum: OpenCPN 02-10-2015, 16:15
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Windows 10

One more question related to Windows 10... I cannot get mu BU-353 to work with the new computer... Should I buy something else... Please let me know what you have and works!!
Forum: OpenCPN 02-10-2015, 08:05
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By alphabravo2
Thumbs up Re: Windows 10

I finally reinstalled the whole program in a designated folder. And it works. Was also able to install plugins (apart from Squidio- I guess it is not yet for windows 10). Will then try to get the...
Forum: OpenCPN 01-10-2015, 17:49
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Windows 10

I am trying to load the very latest Stable version directly from the OpenCpn site 4.0.0
I can't find what looks like an antivirus program... I will keep looking. Maybe I should just bring the...
Forum: OpenCPN 01-10-2015, 17:18
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By alphabravo2
Windows 10

I use OPEN CPN on a MAC and Windows 7 machine successfully.
Bought a new Dell, Windows 10
Everytime I try to install the program I get an error message:
"" Error opening file for writing...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-09-2015, 05:45
Replies: 17
Views: 4,888
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Belize Anchoring fees... HELP PLEASE!!

Thank you All for your thoughts and explanations and especially the Map!!! It puts these fees in good perspective. Have a good cruising season!
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 09-09-2015, 19:10
Replies: 17
Views: 4,888
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Belize Anchoring fees... HELP PLEASE!!

Some cruisers are quoting $10 per person on board per night... rangers asking for an additional $5 all in USD... that adds up to more than a little change in my view for a 60 day stay... If it is...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 09-09-2015, 18:44
Replies: 17
Views: 4,888
Posted By alphabravo2
Exclamation Re: Belize Anchoring fees... HELP PLEASE!!

Ok, thanks I get the map!
One has to wonder if they want any of us cruisers around??? Maybe we need to just bypass the country and go spend our money somewhere else in the Carribean!!, If enough...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 09-09-2015, 14:24
Replies: 17
Views: 4,888
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: Belize Anchoring fees... HELP PLEASE!!

Can you tell me where to find tyhe most up-to-date map of thewe Parks??
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 09-09-2015, 13:16
Replies: 17
Views: 4,888
Posted By alphabravo2
Belize Anchoring fees... HELP PLEASE!!

We are planning on leaving Guatemala to go cruising Belize this fall... I do not question initial Customs, Entry, Visa fees... But once the initial myriad of fees paid, can we be left alone with...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-09-2015, 06:29
Replies: 38
Views: 6,700
Posted By alphabravo2
Re: In the MED with a 40 foot Cat...

Dear fellow cruisers, I want to sincerely thank you all for your toughts, suggestions and coaching! I have no idea on how to close this post, but I consider having enough information to confirm our...
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