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Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 24-02-2016, 12:57
Replies: 52
Views: 5,739
Posted By SakPase
Re: Sail Inventory for Caribbean Cruising

My kinda sailor. I really like having the option to get places, quickly and efficiently in light or heavy weather. YES you can do it with just two sails, but it's a lot more fun when you have the...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 22-02-2016, 09:18
Replies: 52
Views: 5,739
Posted By SakPase
Re: Sail Inventory for Caribbean Cruising

I have found a 135-150 Genoa, a staysail and an A2 make for a great all around combo down here. I no longer carry a pole and I take the boat from the Virgins to Grenada/Trinidad and back every year....
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 15-03-2015, 18:58
Replies: 222
Views: 31,737
Posted By SakPase
Re: Coffee maker...

I like the areopress a lot.
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 26-02-2015, 09:56
Replies: 50
Views: 8,264
Posted By SakPase
Re: Knock Down Off Colombian Coast

First, thank everyone for their feedback and kind words. One of the issues is that magazine articles is that they are of a limited length. So things like route planning for the area, local weather,...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 25-02-2015, 06:44
Replies: 50
Views: 8,264
Posted By SakPase
Re: Knock Down Off Colombian Coast

Wow you can tell all that from the paragraph designed to set the stage.
I studied the sterch from Colombia to the abcs for 4 or 5 months and consulted many people who had made the passage both...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 25-02-2015, 06:13
Replies: 50
Views: 8,264
Posted By SakPase
Re: Knock Down Off Colombian Coast

Because the Monitor wind-vane we had steered a good course, I had been up for nearly 3 days straight because of 2 days of consecutive squalls and before that we had to navigate a literal forest of...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 02-02-2015, 17:46
Replies: 84
Views: 10,551
Posted By SakPase
Re: Boats coming apart at the toerail...

Ideal but not a realistic expectation of old production boats to have all structural components bonded when still green. Also even with quality construction it's hard to say what a 50+year old boat...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 02-02-2015, 15:54
Replies: 84
Views: 10,551
Posted By SakPase
Re: Boats coming apart at the toerail...

Just saw this now,
This was my article and my boat, the hull deck joint was outward facing bolted and then glassed from the inside. It was a west coast Triton, full glass deck but the hull layup in...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 05-09-2014, 09:21
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Thank you for the kind words; we're glad you enjoyed. Business is good and we would love it if you came out :)
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 04-09-2014, 12:19
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Thanks Cheechako,
Luckily our dog was just a bit shaken up but no worse for wear.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 04-09-2014, 11:51
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Manged to recover most of our videos from our trip so I put together a short montage, if you're interested

Sailing Oxnard to Colombia - YouTube (https://youtu.be/s79ApVqLzG4)
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 15-07-2013, 14:31
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

The blog is posted in reverse chronological order, we had passed through the Canal maybe a month earlier. We did our best to accurately describe our experience and the feeling of such a trip on a...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 15-07-2013, 14:09
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

We have started posting about what happened after accident (living in the village, what we did with the boat, getting back to Cartagena, transporting Gidget, immigration etc) The first of three parts...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 12-07-2013, 12:07
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Still working on getting that up. Next day or so I hope.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 10-07-2013, 15:33
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

We took a rouge wave off the north coast of Colombia and this the story of how we survived the ordeal.
https://3-knots.com (https://3-knots.com/2013/07/10/staring-into-oblivion/)
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 10-03-2013, 23:55
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Alright first med moore experience:
3-knots.com (https://www.3-knots.com)
Oaxaca should be up tomorrow followed by Huatulco.
Hopefully in a week we should cross Tehuantepec and make the jump to...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 19-02-2013, 13:31
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Thanks Captain G. Good luck with the trip down the coast, in the summer it should be a warm and pleasant one.


We finally are back online and are getting some posts up.
3-knots.com...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 31-01-2013, 14:06
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Thanks for the feedback, it means a lot to us. I will keep my eye out for Hajime, we should be there on Sunday.
I can't argue, gidget is the coolest kind of dog.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 30-01-2013, 13:35
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

My wife did a quick write up on our time in Mazatlan, we finally got our window and the boat back in shape and are getting ready to head down to La Cruz.
You can get up to date here...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 26-01-2013, 00:34
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By SakPase
Re: San Diego to Dominican Republic

It depends on how fast you're moving but November is probably the best time to leave, a couple weeks before the haha would be ideal so that if you have any trouble you know a fleet is on it's way....
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 26-01-2013, 00:29
Replies: 66
Views: 19,298
Posted By SakPase
Re: Help Finding Young Sailing Blogs

My wife and I are in our late 20's and currently going from California to the Virgin Islands
3-knots.com (https://www.3-knots.com)
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 25-01-2013, 19:08
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Thank you for the warm welcome.
My perspective on the whole living threw a screen is that most of my generation was raised by over protective parents, in the technology age, told that the most...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 24-01-2013, 23:43
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Finally found time to update the blog, also think I found a polycarbonate supplier her in Mazatlan
Crossing the Sea of Cortez | 3knots (https://3-knots.com/2013/01/25/sea-of-cortez/)
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 21-01-2013, 20:28
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Thanks for the feedback everyone, ended up breaking a window during a rough crossing of the Sea of Cortez this past week. I should have something written up here in the next day or so.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 21-01-2013, 01:55
Replies: 32
Views: 5,727
Posted By SakPase
Re: California to the Virgins

Trying to find value in a city that sold its soul, our take on cabo
Gluttony and Excess in Cabo San Lucas | 3knots (https://3-knots.com/2013/01/21/gluttony-and-excess-in-cabo-san-lucas/)
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