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Forum: Meets & Greets 19-12-2012, 17:35
Replies: 55
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Posted By Misiu
Re: Hello From Ukraine

Yes, that's right spelling :thumb:
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 15-12-2012, 21:34
Replies: 30
Views: 5,263
Posted By Misiu
Re: Clearing in , Isla Mujeres Mexico?

The agricultural inspector lady skipped us when she learned we are anchored but don't have dinghy on the water. It was late afternoon and we told her we want to catch a ride to our boat and depart...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 15-12-2012, 20:48
Replies: 30
Views: 5,263
Posted By Misiu
Re: Clearing in , Isla Mujeres Mexico?

I think you'll do fine, especially with somebody who speaks Spanish.
My Spanish is VERY limited but I always start with Spanish.
I checked in and out in Mexico many times and never had any...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 13-12-2012, 00:46
Replies: 30
Views: 5,263
Posted By Misiu
Re: Clearing in , Isla Mujeres Mexico?

We were able to check in and out at Isla Mujeres in one day last May... No agent. Everybody was pleasant and we had no problems.
We had to stop for a minor repair en route from Panama to Florida...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 04-12-2012, 19:09
Replies: 163
Views: 13,651
Posted By Misiu
Re: Top 5 Regrets of the Dying.

'If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it.'
Michel de...
Forum: Marinas 04-12-2012, 17:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By Misiu
Re: Moving Our Boat to SF

Congratulations on your move! I've done the same thing years ago (from Pittsburg) after I got tired sailing through Delta, San Pablo all the time...
Richmond is an excellent location.
Forum: Other 01-12-2012, 08:44
Replies: 20
Views: 24,484
Posted By Misiu
Re: Travel From Panama City to Colon

Taxi ride from Panama City Airport (Tocumen) to Bus Station (Albrook Bus Terminal) should run about $25 - $30 depending if you get the yellow taxi on its way back to the city or white airport taxi (a...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 05-10-2012, 07:47
Replies: 77
Views: 27,448
Posted By Misiu
Re: Panama Canal Passage

We went through Pacific to Atlantic several days before Christmas 2011 about one week after we arrived in Panama City. After we got our OK from Admeasurement Office we waited two days for passage. ...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 18-08-2012, 13:28
Replies: 77
Views: 27,448
Posted By Misiu
Re: Panama Canal Passage

Ditto. I also did everything by myself. There were no problems and the entire process went unusually smooth. One on the companies in Central America which works as designed.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 22-06-2012, 00:08
Replies: 89
Views: 9,690
Posted By Misiu
re: Is it a Boat or a Yacht?

I agree with David.
dictionary.com: yacht - a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes.
Forum: Our Community 21-06-2012, 23:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By Misiu
Re: I like Ensenada!

I have only great memories from Ensenada. Cruiseport is a very nice and friendly marina. Please say hello to Jonathan and everybody in the office.
Michael
Forum: General Sailing Forum 24-04-2012, 09:50
Replies: 8
Views: 2,723
Posted By Misiu
Re: Missing Sailor Alert

Please keep us posted...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 20-02-2012, 16:34
Replies: 77
Views: 27,448
Posted By Misiu
Re: Panama Canal Passage

Excellent detailed information.
I went through last December, right before Christmas, from Pacific to Atlantic. I also have not used any agent or any other help. The process is simple enough. I got...
Forum: Destinations 05-01-2012, 11:29
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By Misiu
Re: Panama Canal update

Exactly - just slightly longer distances.
Forum: Destinations 05-01-2012, 11:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By Misiu
Re: Panama Canal update

Thank you.
The link to the Canal Authority instructions for small vessels pretty much describes everything and it comes from the source.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 05-01-2012, 11:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By Misiu
Re: Charts for Panama Canal

I believe Eric Baicy did it.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 05-01-2012, 11:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By Misiu
Re: Charts for Panama Canal

We also used Sarana's guidebooks for Central America
Guide Books -- Cruising Guide Books to Central America (https://www.sailsarana.com/central_america_guidebook.php)
With the waypoints physically...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 05-01-2012, 11:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By Misiu
Re: Charts for Panama Canal

Yes, I remember sailing inland in Puerto Vallarta and couple of other areas.
Isn't it true for all charts for the area with error? My C-maps and paper charts were 'error consistent'.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 05-01-2012, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 4,273
Posted By Misiu
Re: Bocas del Toro to Cartagena

How about bottom pressure wash? Free as well? :D
Forum: Classifieds Archive 05-01-2012, 10:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By Misiu
Re: Charts for Panama Canal

I have the chart book Paul mentioned. How soon do you need it? I have it on the boat in Bocas del Toro and may bring it next time I'll be flying back to San Francisco...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 05-01-2012, 09:57
Replies: 14
Views: 4,273
Posted By Misiu
Re: Bocas del Toro to Cartagena

I assume Flamenco would be very good but VERY expensive
Forum: Our Community 04-01-2012, 22:48
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Misiu
Re: Dolphins...or ?????

Sorry - didn't see the video (slow connection). Three, large, black and white with distinctive movement through the water - it definitely sounds like orcas. They are beautiful animals.
Forum: Our Community 04-01-2012, 22:23
Replies: 17
Views: 3,199
Posted By Misiu
Re: Dolphins...or ?????

I don't think they are killer whales. I've seen them as far south as Monterey Bay, but never 5 sets of 30...
They really look more like porpoises
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 04-01-2012, 21:41
Replies: 14
Views: 4,273
Posted By Misiu
Re: Bocas del Toro to Cartagena

Jo -
Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to CF.
I just came from Shelter Bay on Dec 25. We had difficult time against the current (much stronger than expected) and some wind on the nose...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 30-12-2011, 16:24
Replies: 25
Views: 3,407
Posted By Misiu
Re: Dengue in the Bahamas

There is some older info here which might help:
Global situation of dengue and dengue ha... [World Health Stat Q. 1997] - PubMed - NCBI (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9477544)
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