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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-06-2020, 07:04
Replies: 6
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Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas opening to cruisers June 15!

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3131023480269853&id=244067628965467&anchor_reactions=true

Our News Bahamas. Seems real. Has been on Man o War and Abaco discussion groups.

see also,...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-06-2020, 06:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas opening to cruisers June 15!

Yes. I am sure. Totally worth any hassle for me. Maybe others as well? Figured it was worth asking.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-06-2020, 06:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By polaris2.11
Bahamas opening to cruisers June 15!

So, seems Bahamas is opening back up to yachts, pleasure vessels and private aircraft June 15! Check in details are still unclear.

Anybody headed to Abaco? I had to leave there in early March to...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-10-2019, 08:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By polaris2.11
Forum: Emergency, Disaster and Distress 15-10-2019, 12:17
Replies: 183
Views: 31,612
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas Hurricane Relief by Cruisers

Pelican on MoW will be needing new rigging, stainless tube for stanchions, pulpit/pushpit, and bimini hoops, possibly an outboard motor, paint, etc. If any of y'all headed this way might be able to...
Forum: Emergency, Disaster and Distress 05-10-2019, 18:12
Replies: 183
Views: 31,612
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas Hurricane Relief by Cruisers

Well, Pelican is again afloat these past several days and bilges are dry, so I guess my fibreglass repair skills passed the test!

If any of y'all headed this way are equipped to weld stainless...
Forum: Emergency, Disaster and Distress 26-09-2019, 22:58
Replies: 183
Views: 31,612
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas Hurricane Relief by Cruisers

We are here on MoW since before Dorian. Pelican is one of the few salvageable boats, but took a beating and is aground. Initial hull repairs have been completed and we expect to have her back in the...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-08-2019, 15:05
Replies: 245
Views: 26,304
Posted By polaris2.11
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-08-2019, 15:03
Replies: 245
Views: 26,304
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Is liveaboard lifestyle a dying lifestyle

Sounds dreamy. But what about fog, and tides?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-08-2019, 14:59
Replies: 245
Views: 26,304
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Is liveaboard lifestyle a dying lifestyle

Even one's own family sometimes...
Forum: Our Community 17-08-2019, 23:31
Replies: 71
Views: 7,129
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Cruisers last trips, intentional never returns

Comes a time for all of us. I would much prefer to be on the boat during my final moments than anywhere else I can think of - however that may be arranged without causing harm to others or the...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 17-08-2019, 14:13
Replies: 245
Views: 26,304
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Is liveaboard lifestyle a dying lifestyle

I certainly hope that liveaboard cruising is not a dying lifestyle - since I am just getting started at it (1.5 years now) and am fully committed at this point (no remaining shore ties). I really...
Forum: Our Community 14-08-2019, 12:49
Replies: 94
Views: 10,505
Posted By polaris2.11
Forum: Our Community 13-08-2019, 09:39
Replies: 94
Views: 10,505
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Engineless anyone?

ummm, pictures of the Yuloh, or the boat? (if I can figure out how). btw, we row our dinghy - a nesting whitehall rowing shell that rows like a dream. Generally, we are the only one rowing in a...
Forum: Our Community 13-08-2019, 05:24
Replies: 94
Views: 10,505
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Engineless anyone?

...just discovered this thread and thought I'd chime in with our bit.

Our boat is about 7 tons or so loaded for cruising, and has never had an inboard engine. We always sail everywhere -...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 06-08-2019, 17:42
Replies: 286
Views: 35,692
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Are watermakers losing their relevance?

...even at $8k+ all in for a Spectra, if you have the cash, why not? We have lately been more and more of the mind that useful things are better to have than cash, and better to spend the cash while...
Forum: Marinas 17-07-2019, 06:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By polaris2.11
Forum: Our Community 11-07-2019, 10:20
Replies: 32
Views: 4,276
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: The biggest sargassum seaweed bloom in the world

Cannot troll for fish anymore without a weedless spoon. I have been wondering whether, collected dry off beaches, it could be used in our composting head.
Forum: Weather | Gear, Reports and Resources 06-07-2019, 14:19
Replies: 78
Views: 10,173
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Your government at work...

wtf, i mean really, WTF... and i never write wtf.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 02-07-2019, 04:42
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: 'boat location' for insurance renewal

Thanks Val and Col. Good advice. Done.
Forum: Americas 01-07-2019, 23:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas immigration and cruising permit

hmmm, where does this info come from?

according to Bahamas immigration website https://www.bahamas.gov.bs/

"All persons entering The Bahamas require a Bahamian visa except the following...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 01-07-2019, 23:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By polaris2.11
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-07-2019, 04:14
Replies: 30
Views: 2,935
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Keeping a boat in Nassau: Hurricanes?

AYS had a 3 year waiting list when we spoke to them a few weeks ago.
Forum: Americas 01-07-2019, 03:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: Bahamas immigration and cruising permit

...just giving this a bump in hopes of a few replies. Surely, some folks out there have been in a similar situation?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 30-06-2019, 15:19
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By polaris2.11
Re: 'boat location' for insurance renewal

I just spoke to Sarah at BoatUS and she was readily able to confirm j61's info that, as long as the cruising area limits are adhered to, the 'boat location' address is not relevant and claims will be...
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