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Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 18-10-2020, 05:05
Replies: 0
Crew Available: Boat Sitter/Mover
Views: 330
Posted By Sunsetter
Boat Sitter/Mover

Hello


I am a USCG Captain, 50 GRT near shore with a background in Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanics.


I am currently free and due to Covid, weighing my travel options but, while we wait...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 11-10-2020, 05:24
Replies: 229
Views: 19,156
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Yachties deported from NZ

I was Expelled from Australia like everyone else on a tourist visa.

**** Australia and NZ.

Not another penny from me.
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 28-04-2020, 14:55
Replies: 0
Crew Available: Help with Repair and Refit
Views: 344
Posted By Sunsetter
Help with Repair and Refit

Hi


While we are waiting to be able to cruise again I'm guessing we have a few skippers stuck in port that want to take advantage of the downtime to add a new piece of gear or fix that sticky...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-04-2020, 12:34
Replies: 49
Views: 3,591
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Retiring From USN looking for pointers

Hi


Similar situation but I did not retire from the Navy -- I was an Aviator and got out after 8 years.


I was qualified as OOD and Picket Boat officer but I was unable to use that time or...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 07-04-2020, 13:24
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Sunsetter
Corona, Hurricane Season, and moving boats

Hello All


I've been following all the threads of cruisers or their boats stuck in the hurricane belt because of the travel restrictions imposed by Corona.


I don't have any special insight...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-04-2020, 09:27
Replies: 184
Views: 24,309
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Will boat prices fall because of Covid

I sold my boat in January and was in the market to replace it.


I am waiting now to see where prices fall out.


No sense paying pre-plague prices for a boat that may not command that price on...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-04-2020, 09:25
Replies: 124
Views: 10,280
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Best way to get the boat back from FL to New england

Just my two cents:


Closer to your proposed date contact the health dept of both FL and RI and tell them what you are planning and get their input.


Either the Gov't is going to eliminate...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-04-2020, 11:52
Replies: 290
Views: 23,642
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Maryland Bans Recreational Boating for the Duration

Thank you but even though non-Floridians don't understand this -- Miami-Dade is hardly all of Florida.


Brevard county (space coast) has beaches open but parking closed and NO restrictions on...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-04-2020, 10:12
Replies: 290
Views: 23,642
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Maryland Bans Recreational Boating for the Duration

This is an overt power grab by your crazy NE liberal democrats.


There is no reason why a person could not take his or her sailboat out on the Chesapeake but somehow CHILDCARE and DOG GROOMING...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 27-03-2020, 16:45
Replies: 3
Crew Available: Delivery Captain
Views: 611
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Delivery Captain

After further research and reflection -- international yacht movement will not be possible for a while.


I will consider moving boats north from Florida but, we would need to discuss wheres and...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 27-03-2020, 10:25
Replies: 3
Crew Available: Delivery Captain
Views: 611
Posted By Sunsetter
Delivery Captain

Between Corona and seasonal rotation, it's close to start planning your trib from the Caribbean (https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/tags/Caribbean.html) back north.



I have a 50 ton sail and...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 27-03-2020, 10:16
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Crew Wanted - Florida to Panama

Hi


Local Florida Captain -- Melbourne Area. Back in the states due to the virus.


Had been wanting to sail the Pacific and was over in Australia refitting a boat for a friend and getting...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-02-2020, 12:59
Replies: 0
For Sale: Garmin Blue Charts
Views: 351
Posted By Sunsetter
Garmin Blue Charts

GARMIN Blue Charts for Sale. $125 ea or both for $200 and free shipping.

Bought these charts from Bluewater Books and Charts in Fort Lauderdale in September of 2019 in anticipation of winter...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 03-01-2020, 15:09
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Sunsetter
Thanks for the interest (Looking for a Partnership Opportunity)

No Longer Looking




I want to thank everyone for their interest.


I have found a situation to my liking.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 19-12-2019, 11:17
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Sunsetter
Looking for a Partnership Opportunity

Hi


Also listed in Crew Available section.



USCG Master, Former Boeing Engineer (https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/tags/engineer.html), USN Aviator looking for someone with an existing...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 19-12-2019, 09:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,656
Posted By Sunsetter
Looking for a Partnership Opportunity

Hi


USCG Master, Former Boeing Engineer, USN Aviator looking for someone with an existing boat that is ready to cruise but, could use a partner for help with the sailing and for sharing costs.
...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 19-09-2019, 17:47
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Commencing search for crew

May have found crew. Will update if I still have a need but, looks good so far.
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 15-09-2019, 17:54
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By Sunsetter
Commencing search for crew

Iím starting to look for one or two crew with blue water experience to cruise from South Florida to the Pacific on a well-equipped and recently refitted Catamaran.

Prefer to talk with interested...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 26-07-2019, 08:49
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Sunsetter
Jabsco 37010 Waste Pump Assys

Upgraded toilets and have two Jabsco 37010 waste pump assys for sale.


Both work well.



Come with many spare parts.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 26-07-2019, 08:41
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Sunsetter
Camber Spar Headsail for sale

Upgrading my Manta to a furling headsail to make it more single handed friendly. As a consequence I am selling my existing headsail and camber spar.


New from Mack ~$2900. Sail is in great...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 02-06-2019, 08:14
Replies: 6
Crew Wanted: Abacos to Ft Pierce
Views: 1,038
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Abacos to Ft Pierce

To All


Thank you for your interest and replies.


All looked very good.


I do have a crew set so I no longer have a need for additional crews
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 21-05-2019, 04:15
Replies: 6
Crew Wanted: Abacos to Ft Pierce
Views: 1,038
Posted By Sunsetter
Abacos to Ft Pierce

Hello


Looking for a competent crew member to help with a crossing from Green Turtle Cay to Ft Pierce in early June. -- Dependent on weather, am looking at 7th or 8th.


40 Foot Manta...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 28-04-2019, 05:23
Replies: 27
Views: 3,034
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Soon to be 100 Ton Master needs 90 current days sea time...

Hi -- you can PM me.


I am in George Town Exuma and looking to move back to Fl and could use a hand.


Am a USCG Capt and will sign your sea service forms and write a letter of recommendation....
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 27-04-2019, 08:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Crew for Bahamas to Florida

Hello All


A slight change in plans. My son has to attend to some business ashore and is flying out on Tuesday the 30th of April.


I am in Georgetown Exuma and want to leave anytime after he...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 15-02-2019, 13:55
Replies: 2
Crew Available: Sailing
Views: 708
Posted By Sunsetter
Re: Sailing

This guy contacted me too.

Lots of talk then ge says no and goes on to screwing with someone else.

He is a wannabe and not to be taken seriously.
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