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Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-03-2011, 14:49
Replies: 2
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Posted By ColdFusion
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-03-2011, 04:04
Replies: 2
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Posted By ColdFusion
Surveyor needed in St Lucia, Caribbean

Can anyone recommend a good surveyor in St Lucia (or close by) ?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 19-02-2011, 08:14
Replies: 0
Views: 1,569
Posted By ColdFusion
Question How Much to Survey a Catamaran ?

How much would a pre-purchase survey cost on a 37' sailing catamaran on the Gulf coast of the US?

Thanks in advance for your replies.
Forum: Cruising News & Events 14-07-2010, 08:07
Replies: 76
Views: 7,507
Posted By ColdFusion
Thanks for your posts, Sara. You've just...

Thanks for your posts, Sara. You've just reminded me why I don't post here much. As for the oil spill being "incidental to cruising", well, I'm speechless :banghead:
Forum: Cruising News & Events 14-07-2010, 05:17
Replies: 76
Views: 7,507
Posted By ColdFusion
What BP Don't Want You to See

What BP don't want you to see:

Rarely Published Pictures Of The BP Disaster (https://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article25926.htm)

A global disaster in the making :(
Forum: OpenCPN 02-07-2010, 02:22
Replies: 97
Views: 10,319
Posted By ColdFusion
Ah the old gf bug. It's been around for years...

Ah the old gf bug. It's been around for years and can affect anything electrical/mechanical/complicated/etc. The best scientists in the world have been working on this issue for years.

Alas, no...
Forum: OpenCPN 02-07-2010, 02:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By ColdFusion
A big Thank You from me too for all the hard work...

A big Thank You from me too for all the hard work and effort that has gone into the development of OpenCPN. The latest version is fab :thumb:
Forum: OpenCPN 02-07-2010, 02:07
Replies: 2,970
Views: 551,670
Posted By ColdFusion
I'm using a widescreen laptop, but I hadn't...

I'm using a widescreen laptop, but I hadn't thought of that. Doh! :banghead: Having the toolbar on the right-hand side of the screen would make a lot of sense :thumb: It would enable the Look Ahead...
Forum: OpenCPN 02-06-2010, 13:47
Replies: 2,970
Views: 551,670
Posted By ColdFusion
Seconded! A boat position 1/3 up from the bottom...

Seconded! A boat position 1/3 up from the bottom of the screen would get my vote :thumb:
Forum: OpenCPN 25-05-2010, 07:39
Replies: 2,970
Views: 551,670
Posted By ColdFusion
A North up/Course up toggle button/icon would be...

A North up/Course up toggle button/icon would be V useful.
Forum: OpenCPN 09-04-2010, 08:04
Replies: 1,045
Views: 115,618
Posted By ColdFusion
Agree with previous comments - your laptop needs...

Agree with previous comments - your laptop needs to be on all the time. I'd suggest changing your power options to ONLY turn the screen off after X minutes. Laptop/PC screens consume lots of power...
Forum: OpenCPN 01-11-2009, 10:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,901
Posted By ColdFusion
From OpenCPN FAQs...

From OpenCPN FAQs (https://bigdumboat.com/cpnfaq.html) - the developer's website:

Your Atom CPU is plenty powerful enough. A standard hard disk drive is fine too, although there's nothing stopping...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 30-10-2009, 14:23
Replies: 69
Views: 17,034
Posted By ColdFusion
BBC NEWS | UK | England | Kent | Ransom demanded...

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Kent | Ransom demanded for yacht couple (https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/kent/8335074.stm)
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 29-10-2009, 14:20
Replies: 21
Views: 11,793
Posted By ColdFusion
A Hunter 450, in the Pacific, in January... ...

A Hunter 450, in the Pacific, in January...

I seem to recall reading about a similar sized Hunter that was lost in the Atlantic due to rudder failure. Spade rudders and ocean passages...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 29-10-2009, 14:01
Replies: 21
Views: 11,793
Posted By ColdFusion
The Pacific Crossing Guide (Michael Pocock) says...

The Pacific Crossing Guide (Michael Pocock) says you'll be well outside the hurricane season (typically runs from June to Oct/Nov). Historically, for LA > Hawaii, the prevailing winds for January...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-10-2009, 13:42
Replies: 37
Views: 49,785
Posted By ColdFusion
I've heard that before :D

I've heard that before :D
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-10-2009, 13:36
Replies: 37
Views: 49,785
Posted By ColdFusion
Can't fault your logic at all.

Can't fault your logic at all.
Forum: Cruising News & Events 28-10-2009, 15:13
Replies: 69
Views: 17,034
Posted By ColdFusion
Interesting update and development: BBC NEWS |...

Interesting update and development: BBC NEWS | Warships track 'hijacked yacht' (https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/kent/8330406.stm)

"A yacht has been spotted by the European Union Naval Force...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 28-10-2009, 12:28
Replies: 319
Views: 30,437
Posted By ColdFusion
It really irritates me when I hear women say that...

It really irritates me when I hear women say that :rolleyes: :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28-10-2009, 12:15
Replies: 4,794
Views: 853,911
Posted By ColdFusion
Now that made me laugh :D :thumb:

Now that made me laugh :D :thumb:
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-10-2009, 02:38
Replies: 69
Views: 17,034
Posted By ColdFusion
Somali pirates say holding British couple | Top...

Somali pirates say holding British couple | Top News | Reuters (https://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE59Q13L20091027)
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-10-2009, 02:06
Replies: 69
Views: 17,034
Posted By ColdFusion
Just heard on the TV news - Somali pirates have...

Just heard on the TV news - Somali pirates have said they have taken them hostage :(
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-10-2009, 05:42
Replies: 116
Views: 95,471
Posted By ColdFusion
I hear things like this alot but I can't recall...

I hear things like this alot but I can't recall ever hearing about a Gemini turning turtle.

On what do you base that statement?!

The owners of SLAPDASH (https://www.theslapdash.com/) might...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 25-10-2009, 05:03
Replies: 69
Views: 17,034
Posted By ColdFusion
Might be worth mentioning that the phone number...

Might be worth mentioning that the phone number given above is a UK one, so substitute the first zero with '44' if dialling from abroad.

Here's hoping for a happy outcome...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 24-10-2009, 06:58
Replies: 319
Views: 30,437
Posted By ColdFusion
In no particular order ;) A compatible...

In no particular order ;)

A compatible woman.

Enough money to cruise indefinitely.

A good set of sails.

A huge Bugel or Rocna anchor (no arguments please :D)
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