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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 26-08-2016, 10:47
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Posted By Janice
Fabrication and canvas work

We sold our 37' Tayana and purchased a 32 Island Gypsy Trawler. We plan to stay the great loop in about a year. Recommendation wanted for a shop near Port St Lucie to fabricate a Bimini for our aft...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-12-2014, 16:59
Replies: 17
Views: 5,351
Posted By Janice
Re: Haul out and Storage in Florida

Indiantown is out - Mast is 56' and we won't fit under the bridge. Our draft is just under 6' so we'll check on Charlotte harbor. Where is glades? keep the ideas coming.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-12-2014, 14:24
Replies: 17
Views: 5,351
Posted By Janice
Re: Haul out and Storage in Florida

THANKS - Prices are great for both Indiantown ($6.50 per foot / per month) and Green Cove Springs ($4.50 pf/pm). There seam to be several near Belle Glade. Now I have to check my mast height to see...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-12-2014, 13:02
Replies: 17
Views: 5,351
Posted By Janice
Haul out and Storage in Florida

We are returning from 5 years of cruising and having some difficulty finding boat yard information online. looking for the gulf coast but would consider other options.

thanks
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-08-2012, 07:26
Replies: 65
Views: 7,944
Posted By Janice
Re: LAUNDRY

Wash in a bucket like above. Check out DynaJet.com for SS wringers. I love ours.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-05-2012, 19:24
Replies: 89
Views: 9,187
Posted By Janice
Re: Is There Snob Value in a Boat's Name?

I often ask people what kind of a boat they have. When I meet someone new I usually state my name and then the name of my boat. Boating is our life and the main topic of many conversation with...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-05-2012, 07:42
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
Re: What is Your Favorite Dish to Make at Anchor?

OOPS, how did this get to be a different thread?
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-05-2012, 06:30
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
Re: What is Your Favorite Dish to Make at Anchor?

Easy Enchilada Casserole
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cloves minced garlic
8 oz salsa
1/2 can refried beans
1 can enchilada sauce
6 - 7 oz crushed tortilla chips
1 1/2 cup...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-05-2012, 06:27
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
Re: What is Your Favorite Dish to Make at Anchor?

I have never heard of broad beans and had to look them up. Are they readily available in the caribbean? Sounds yummy
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-05-2012, 06:22
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
Re: What is Your Favorite Dish to Make at Anchor?

Thanks for all the good ideas. I can't wait to try the Carintas. Has anyone been to GalleySwap.com? It is a nice site and easy to navigate.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 11-05-2012, 10:02
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
Re: What is your Favorite Dish to make at anchor?

Is there a way to delete an entire thread?
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 11-05-2012, 09:49
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
Re: What is your Favorite Dish to make at anchor?

really? No one cooks real meals? 3 years of salads and grilled fish could get old.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 09-05-2012, 12:52
Replies: 85
Views: 15,004
Posted By Janice
What is Your Favorite Dish to Make at Anchor?

Something with ingredients available anywhere but special enough for guests. I looked around but it has been a couple years since the question was asked.

Here is Baked Ratatouille
4 strips...
Forum: Navigation 07-05-2012, 15:19
Replies: 0
Views: 1,079
Posted By Janice
Need routing help, P.R. to West Florida

Sailacious is on the hard in Antigua (with all my charts and books) and I am in the U.S. right now. Steve is helping a friend move a boat to the Florida and they are planning to take the Old Bahama...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 07-05-2012, 13:04
Replies: 17
Views: 8,549
Posted By Janice
Re: Food Hammocks

I have 3 WM hammocks that I have used and love them. One is outside, under the solar pannels, for onion, potato and root vegatables. One inside for bulky items like crackers and cookies, the third...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 07-05-2012, 12:53
Replies: 44
Views: 12,295
Posted By Janice
Re: Basic Food Shopping List ?

Where are you and where are you going. How long will you be gone?

I agree with the sensible comment about the menu. Start there. Plan for 2 meals a day plus snacks. I have a spreadsheet that...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 06-05-2012, 18:45
Replies: 11
Views: 5,448
Posted By Janice
Re: Cruising the Western Caribbean

Thanks for all the info, now I just have to sort through to find the relevant guides. I said we are traveling either P.R. or D.R. to Cartegena. Then we will travel slowly up to Mexico. Already...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 06-05-2012, 17:44
Replies: 4
Views: 2,984
Posted By Janice
Re: Antigua to Fort Lauderdale

What about if you are sailing the Old Bahama Channel to the west coast of FL and do not want to go through the Bahamas? Is there a good anchorage and provisions available in great inagua?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-05-2012, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 3,009
Posted By Janice
Re: What islands to stop at and what islands not to stop at that is the question?Cari

I would not miss Martinique or Guadeloupe and the Saintes. I agree that Nelson's Dockyard in Antigua is a great bit of history.

The reason there are so many tourists in the Virgin Islands is...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 13-04-2012, 09:50
Replies: 11
Views: 5,448
Posted By Janice
Cruising the Western Caribbean

We am planning to sail to Columbia and spend a year or two in the Western Caribbean. We will set sail from either P.R. or the D.R. this fall.

Does anyone have favorite cruising guides / sailing...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 13-04-2012, 09:41
Replies: 97
Views: 14,589
Posted By Janice
Re: Food budget - what are you eating

I would like to know what countries you are eating fresh veggies and meat for $3 a day per person. I used to keep a spread sheet of our budget but no longer do. Cook most food from scratch, buy what...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 08-09-2011, 19:16
Replies: 42
Views: 6,282
Posted By Janice
Re: provisioning costs by regions

OUCH, that is why we went to Trinidad for the bottom job.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 08-09-2011, 19:11
Replies: 42
Views: 6,282
Posted By Janice
Re: provisioning costs by regions

Hi Jim, Nice to hear from you. I know food prices were cheaper in Trinidad and I assume as we get to countries that are more mainland we would see more of the same.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 08-09-2011, 18:23
Replies: 49
Views: 6,593
Posted By Janice
Re: BBQ, Mexican Food and Ice Cream

After 2 years of cruising we both agree Mexican Food is what we miss the most. I cook alot of mexican but we stopped at the first Mexican Place we found when back in the US for a visit.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 08-09-2011, 18:11
Replies: 42
Views: 6,282
Posted By Janice
Provisioning Costs by Regions

I know there is a huge string on cruising for $500 a month but I have a question that I want to narrow down. This question is for those cruisers that have experience on both the east and west...
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