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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 27-07-2020, 15:32
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By jgw50
4 Ocean Signal MOB1 AIS DCS MOB personal beacons Rescume

Can be viewed on Ebay for $150 a piece:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164299401418

These were installed in lifejackets that were never deployed for a year, then removed. They come with all...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 27-07-2020, 15:29
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By jgw50
1 Year old Deckvest 5D Life Jacket Size 1

Can be viewed on Ebay in White or Black for $215 a piece:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164299399897

and

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164299400103

These were used for 1 year while we sailed from...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2020, 08:40
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By jgw50
Selling a cat in Florida over hurricane season / haul out / slip

Myself and my family are finishing up our gap year and will be looking to get off the boat and back to Utah in July. While we've gained quite a bit of cruising and offshore experience, we have no...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 09-07-2019, 13:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By jgw50
Re: My first Adriatic Croatian Bora... What should I know?

Thanks again to everyone for the advice. We cruised down to split to check it out and did not like the look of the quay one bit. Wound up at Marina Kastela and will stay tonight and tomorrow.
...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 08-07-2019, 14:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By jgw50
Re: My first Adriatic Croatian Bora... What should I know?

Good advice from everyone, thanks! Such good info from people with direct experience.

Does anyone have experience with the town quay in Split? Noonsite mentions two different areas and my 777...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 08-07-2019, 13:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By jgw50
My first Adriatic Croatian Bora... What should I know?

People are saying the infamous "Bura" wind is coming. We are currently in Split Croatia. I'm getting all opinions from "pack up and go home" to "nothing to worry about in the summer"

What should...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 08-07-2019, 13:02
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By jgw50
Re: Best yard for cat saildrive service around Split Croatia?

Wound up going to MCI boat yard across from Marina Kastela. Very reasonably priced and they let you do anything yourself you want. Lots of other work / dust going on, but a bunch of hard working...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 29-06-2019, 00:35
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By jgw50
Best yard for cat saildrive service around Split Croatia?

Just found some saltwater in one of my saildrives and am a day away from Split. Looking to haul out and change seals. I also have some rudder bearings to install and will add a through hull for a...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 29-06-2019, 00:26
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By jgw50
Re: Where to leave a boat for a week in Croatia?

Thanks for all the replies.... I just found some water in a saildrive so I'm starting a new thread to help find the best place to haul a cat around Split.
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 24-06-2019, 00:18
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By jgw50
Where to leave a boat for a week in Croatia?

We are looking to leave the boat in Croatia for a week or two for a land based excursion.

Will be in Split next week and then working north for a couple weeks after that.

Does anyone have a...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 23-04-2019, 09:31
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By jgw50
Sailing Med with Delaware Registration, no USCG Documentation

I am a US citizen and have purchased a cat from Sunsail in Lefkada Greece (began the process in November) and just received a request for more paperwork in order to complete the deflag. The actual...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 18-04-2019, 12:43
Replies: 50
Views: 8,238
Posted By jgw50
Why not Croatia? Why Croatia?

Family of 5 (Ages 38, 36, 12, 11, 5) from the U.S. bought a cat in Lefkada Greece (West coast just below Corfu), starting sailing May 14th and wanting to cross the Atlantic this November.

Given...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 15-04-2019, 13:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,927
Posted By jgw50
Re: Cruising the Sea of Cortez

Could agree more with the positive comments on La Paz and Ramon at DYC. Here is a little video with a bunch of drone footage of DYCís then brand new Bali 4.5 and the gorgeous anchorages at Agua...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 12-03-2019, 15:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By jgw50
$4000 adder for Mediterranean cruising / Atlantic Crossing?

I'm a US citizen and closing on a 2011 Leopard 44 sail cat (in Greece) next week and am finalizing insurance quotes. The plan is to start cruising the Med starting in May and cross the Atlantic and...
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 15-12-2018, 06:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By jgw50
Sunsail Leopard 44 Purchase/Phase Out in Lefkas Greece Advice?

Just went under contract on a 2011 Moorings (Sunsail) Leopard 44 "Mistral" She is owned by the Moorings with no personal owner involved.

Due to the holidays and anticipated Greek timelines, I...
Forum: Our Community 05-12-2018, 08:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,213
Posted By jgw50
Re: BVI Fishing - Need Bait

We have found that Ballyhoo catch way more fish! Richardsonís Rigging in Tortola used to have them last time I was there 3 years ago (donít know about post hurricanes).

If your flying through St....
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 22-11-2018, 07:41
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By jgw50
Headed to Croatia to look at cats

Heading to Croatia in a week and a half to look at catamarans. We plan on starting the purchase process soon to ensure we have a boat in our name and flagged by May 15th when we plan on leaving to...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 08-10-2018, 08:34
Replies: 28
Views: 4,283
Posted By jgw50
$205 Ebay Survivor 35 Watermaker Test Results

I recently bought an older "Survivor 35" watermaker off of Ebay. It appears to be old military surplus and had service records from 1997 all the way up to 2012.

I bought with the idea of keeping...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 25-09-2018, 13:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By jgw50
Working on a boat in Croatia or Montenegro from U.S.

Planning on buying a 38-40' production cat in Croatia or Montenegro to be ready to go this May. If it is not bought in Croatia we will most likely head that way first thing

Croatia has Schengen...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 20-04-2018, 20:24
Replies: 69
Views: 14,746
Posted By jgw50
Re: Advice needed for a sewing machine

I was able to find a Thomson Mini Walker on the local classified for $30. Sailrite bought the patent / design from them. It looks feels and smells like a sailright but cost $30 and works great for...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13-04-2018, 15:42
Replies: 20
Views: 7,480
Posted By jgw50
$2500 2000 amp hour lithium battery pack

I’m not necessarily condoning it, but the Trulio family has a detailed write up on how they have used lithium batteries from a Nissan Leaf with a victron inverter in an RV. I thought it was an...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-10-2017, 14:40
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By jgw50
Re: Install Full Size Fridge In Older Cat?

Here's some glamor shots of the boat in the Sea Of Cortez...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-10-2017, 14:36
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By jgw50
Install Full Size Fridge In Older Cat?

Flame all you want, I just finished a charter on a Bali 4.5 and having a full size house fridge on a boat was fantastic. Not only was the space amazing, but the actual refrigeration and lack of...
Forum: Navigation 15-09-2017, 10:05
Replies: 9
Views: 3,597
Posted By jgw50
Re: Obtaining a permit for Isla Partida and Espiritu Santo in Baja Sur, Mexico

That's good info as we definitely plan to fish. In the past I have only bought licenses for those who were fishing. We'll have 4 adults only two of whom will be fishing, and then a 10,9,8,6, and 2...
Forum: Navigation 15-09-2017, 07:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,597
Posted By jgw50
Re: Obtaining a permit for Isla Partida and Espiritu Santo in Baja Sur, Mexico

Thanks for the reply! Turns out I was a little premature and the paperwork for the boat is good to go. I appreciate the contact info.
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