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Forum: General Sailing Forum 06-08-2022, 06:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Orcas sink yacht off Portugal

I wonder if they can tag the pod somehow and provide a tracking mechanism?
Forum: Our Community 22-07-2022, 04:35
Replies: 62
Views: 4,935
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: How to deal with aggressive ducks...

Peace is never an option with ducks…

https://youtu.be/rfn4iFSL9fs
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 19-07-2022, 11:32
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Best towns for living/sailing in US/Canada-not liveaboard?

Ive heard Hampton VA, Onancock, VA, Washington, NC are all nice quaint areas. Occoquan VA is also nice but I am not sure there are a lot of options for liveaboard sailboats.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 30-06-2022, 12:48
Replies: 88
Views: 4,428
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Urgent. Help with name

https://i.imgur.com/RPhnYN4l.jpg

Julie Bradley's book "Escape from the ordinary" speaks to this..

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51EG78UtVxL._SL500_.jpg
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 30-06-2022, 05:36
Replies: 3,310
Views: 526,309
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: The 2021 & 2022 Joke Threads

Pirate walks into a ear piercing parlor and asks how much it costs to get an ear pierced.

ear piercer replies. "Hey its a buck an ear"
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 27-06-2022, 08:40
Replies: 47
Views: 4,928
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Electric Folding Bike Reviews?

not to spark (no pun intended) a controversial issue but given the concern over lithium batteries and such. Does anyone have concerns putting these in a deck locker that may occasionally take on...
Forum: Meets & Greets 27-06-2022, 08:33
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: US citizen needs advice buying sailboat with Australian flag located in Turkey

There is no chance they could charge fees in both countries of citizenship is there? I am a dual-US/UK citizen and this always vexes me in terms of what implications it has to owning and registering...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 24-06-2022, 11:46
Replies: 59
Views: 3,697
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Paging Mike ORiley - need crash course in freeze dried food

careful though, Biltong is salty and will dehydrate you so remember to increase the stock of beer to compensate. Also Biltong will inevitably attract South Africans and Namibians so you need to be...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-06-2022, 09:01
Replies: 88
Views: 4,428
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Urgent. Help with name

can you imagine someone naming their boat SV Go Sink Yourself and hearing that call on the VHF. That might be too much of a taunt for neptune though...

I'm apt to overthink things..but I think...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-06-2022, 08:37
Replies: 88
Views: 4,428
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Urgent. Help with name

Not only a great song but the Roman Goddess of poetry, medicine, commerce, weaving, the crafts, wisdom, courage, inspiration, victory, war, law, civilization, bravery, heroism, protection, city...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-06-2022, 08:33
Replies: 88
Views: 4,428
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 24-06-2022, 08:14
Replies: 54
Views: 4,533
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: 50 Must Have's

Ooh I have a list of ideas for that too!

Appliance Options
Yogurt Maker
Bread maker
small 220 rice cooker
pressure cooker
Commercial Grade Vacuum Sealer
Hand blender
Home Still
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-06-2022, 11:43
Replies: 88
Views: 4,428
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Urgent. Help with name

Starwood Dreaming

name your dinghy RJ.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-06-2022, 06:08
Replies: 54
Views: 4,533
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: 50 Must Have's

A list of stuff to think about I compiled from various sources (including the brilliant advisors on this forum) more than 50 and probably enough to capsize a frigate but each as a potential use. Ever...
Forum: Polar Regions 17-06-2022, 07:41
Replies: 27
Views: 1,951
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Antarctic Sea Ice

I visited Deception island a few years ago and it was amazing to be surrounded by ice and cold air but you could stick your hand in the sand of the beach or in the shallow water and feel the warmth...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12-06-2022, 16:54
Replies: 63
Views: 5,520
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: I'm old

https://i.imgur.com/2Dhu7Qx.jpg
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-06-2022, 08:35
Replies: 63
Views: 5,520
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: I'm old

https://imgur.com/xkqE1WQ
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-06-2022, 08:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,581
Posted By Wander4Wonder
What's on your Arch or Stern?

Neophyte here but on a lot of boats I see there is more electronics and clutter on arches or sterns than an Aircraft carrier antenna array.

Curious what people have equipped and how they manage...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 25-05-2022, 09:45
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Growing Islands

thats fascinating. Rather than just force it (like the Chinese have done in the South China sea) utilizing the oceans own natural processes to change the natural forces that change the seascape. I...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-04-2022, 15:29
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Tax Residency and VAT

How do you like and rate Portugal as a retirement/sailing hub? I assume well as you have been there for a while. Any major learning curve or hiccups along the way?

I've begun trying to learn...
Forum: Marine Electronics 05-04-2022, 15:23
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: water proof case for iPad gen 4 with Bad Elf GPS

check out these two links

Waterproof iPad Case Boat Mount - Works with most tablets (https://www.sky-international.com/product/overboard-ipad-case-boat-mount/)
...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-04-2022, 15:09
Replies: 49
Views: 11,511
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: HOW TO MAKE MONEY WHILE SAILING?

damnit, my ex-girlfriend used that term and told me she was describing my feet as perfectly roman...

:facepalm:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-04-2022, 15:08
Replies: 49
Views: 11,511
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: HOW TO MAKE MONEY WHILE SAILING?

there are going to be a few very dissatisfied viewers for me then...wait can you charge them to make you put clothes on over your mankini?

:biggrin:
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-01-2022, 08:31
Replies: 24
Views: 4,608
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here

I live in the Washington D.C. area and once called the Namibian embassy hoping they had the scoop on any place that imported Windhoek. They started laughing and said "no, we sometimes bring it back...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 25-01-2022, 11:16
Replies: 24
Views: 4,608
Posted By Wander4Wonder
Re: Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here

Namibia is amazing. Highly recommend. Swakopmund has a lot to do and feels almost European in some ways (must be the German Colonial history). Lots of great animal watching inland at Etosha and...
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