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Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 18-06-2020, 22:25
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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-06-2020, 22:03
Replies: 45
Views: 15,443
Posted By rajsach
Re: Power Cat vs Sailing Cat

The answer is yes or no, depending on how many people you have on board. We have a three cabin owners version. If we are the only ones on board and only turn on one of the three air conditioners in...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 17-06-2020, 22:11
Replies: 45
Views: 15,443
Posted By rajsach
Re: Power Cat vs Sailing Cat

Interesting thread. I read through all of it. Hereís my perspective and personal experience.
Iíve had a couple of sailboats earlier in my life and then took a hiatus. About five years ago I bought...
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 15-11-2019, 20:49
Replies: 1
Leopard 51 PC: New Leopard 51 Question
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Posted By rajsach
Re: New Leopard 51 Question

Mine is in the port aft deck hatch
Forum: General Sailing Forum 06-05-2019, 21:05
Replies: 605
Views: 76,648
Posted By rajsach
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 06-05-2019, 20:50
Replies: 73
Views: 7,916
Posted By rajsach
Re: Staying fit while cruising

TRX .
Attach it to your mast. High strength carabiners make for easier attachment
We were sailors but now we have a powercat so we have the TRX attached to the flybridge arch. 20-30 minutes a day...
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 24-12-2018, 23:41
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By rajsach
Re: Parasailor on FP Orana 44

I think the Orana is lighter than the Helia 44. That may be the reason they were steering you to the smaller sail . However why not just go for the big one. The beauty of the Parasailor is that once...
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 24-12-2018, 22:54
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By rajsach
Re: Parasailor on FP Orana 44

We sold our Leopard 44 last year which was equipped with 156 m≤ Parasailor . That size work perfectly for the leopard 44 and Iím sure that will be more than enough for the Orana 44 . Rigging will...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-10-2018, 19:04
Replies: 23
Views: 7,649
Posted By rajsach
Re: Just Catamarans?

We used them on our first catamaran and are going to use them again for our new one. Theyíre great people and very professional. There always available to answer your questions no matter how many...
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 15-10-2018, 23:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,506
Posted By rajsach
Re: Leopard Powercatamarans

We used to own a leopard 44 sailing cat and recently bought a 51PC. Delivery in Dec but weíve had experience with it before we bought. The build quality of the Leopard is great and in my opinion...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 09-10-2018, 08:32
Replies: 13
Views: 7,736
Posted By rajsach
Re: Opinions on BRIG or Gala dinghy

Thanks for all of the responses. The Gala Iím looking at has an aluminum bottom and the Brig has fiberglass. Both have hyaphalon tubes. Both have a console and similar setups. Both have 25 hp motors...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 09-10-2018, 05:07
Replies: 13
Views: 7,736
Posted By rajsach
Re: Opinions on BRIG or Gala dinghy

Thanks Clamdigger. Good info.
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 08-10-2018, 19:13
Replies: 13
Views: 7,736
Posted By rajsach
Re: Opinions on BRIG or Gala dinghy

Itís my understanding that both brands are made in Ukraine.
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 07-10-2018, 20:02
Replies: 13
Views: 7,736
Posted By rajsach
Opinions on BRIG or Gala dinghy

Anyone have experience with the BRIG brand or the Gala/Grand brand for dingies?
Looking at a 330 cm RIB. Both brands look good and the price is right but I donít know about the build quality except...
Forum: Lithium Power Systems 01-10-2018, 14:50
Replies: 141
Views: 15,730
Posted By rajsach
Re: Good thesis on preserving the life of LiFePo4 lithium batteries

Thank you for the reply. I apologize if the tone of my first post was off putting. It was unintended. Thanks for the information
Forum: Lithium Power Systems 01-10-2018, 12:31
Replies: 141
Views: 15,730
Posted By rajsach
Re: Good thesis on preserving the life of LiFePo4 lithium batteries

Please define longevity . Define long life.Letís say I buy brand new LiFO4 batteries and have them professionally installed. 1200AH . If I come back from a trip and plug my boat up to shore power...
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 24-09-2018, 18:58
Replies: 37
Leopard 44: Leopard 44
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Posted By rajsach
Re: Leopard 44

We had an owners version. In fact it was the last production hull of the 44 line.
We are reluctantly going over to the Darkside and getting a Leopard 51 powercat. Donít get me wrong we love the 51...
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 23-09-2018, 20:28
Replies: 37
Leopard 44: Leopard 44
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Posted By rajsach
Re: Leopard 44

This has been said many times before and its complete nonsense. Name one proven case just one .
We had a leopard 44 and just sold it in February. Buying a new one. We loved it and itís built like a...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 21-04-2018, 11:14
Replies: 17
Views: 7,552
Posted By rajsach
Re: I need to clean my sails

Diluted oxyclean and soft scrub brush . Brush on and rinse with fresh water. Repeat if needed after sail dries and you see the net result ( wet sail can be misleading). Worked well for us
Forum: General Sailing Forum 13-01-2018, 17:52
Replies: 36
Views: 6,033
Posted By rajsach
Re: Personal safety/security in SVI?

I think the crowd is just different. Also the police donít seem to care. Petty theft happens there all the time and dingy motors are stolen and nobody seems to care. Police donít investigate. I...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 13-01-2018, 09:34
Replies: 36
Views: 6,033
Posted By rajsach
Re: Personal safety/security in SVI?

We live in Puerto Rico and regularly sail our Leopard 44 around the SVI. Itís a beautiful place to sail. Bottom line is everything is safe except Vieques. I would just skip it all together. No...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-08-2017, 18:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,619
Posted By rajsach
Re: High flying parasailorl?

We fly ours about 10-15 ft off the bows. We never raise the main. Didn't think you needed to. How many of you fly the Parasailor with the main raised? And why?
Btw I'm sailing a 44 ft cat
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 02-07-2017, 21:08
Replies: 224
Rum
Views: 61,158
Posted By rajsach
Re: Rum

Don Q gran anjejo and Don Q 10 yr aged limited that is only released every other year in small batches and to my knowledge only available in Puerto Rico. Both about mid $40s here.
Also a fan of Ron...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-06-2017, 09:52
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By rajsach
Re: Help with a new boat

Where is the boat going to be stored on the hard? Tortola or are you going to bring it to Puerto Rico like a lot of people do? If it's the latter I can give you some names of good trustworthy and...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 20-06-2017, 22:03
Replies: 11
Views: 5,720
Posted By rajsach
Re: Is Sales Tax Due in Puerto Rico on a USCG doc. vessel?

Hi Josh,
I live in Puerto Rico now. I just bought a new leopard 44 catamaran last year. It was purchased in Miami and brought here. I had to pay the max import tax of $10k. It is a USCG documented...
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