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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-05-2011, 19:20
Replies: 13
Views: 6,564
Posted By busyengineer
Re: Any Experiences with Ed Hamilton & Company Yacht Charters ?

Sir,

I feel your pain - honestly. We had somewhat os a similar experience and a cold shoulder. Might I suggest contacting the Maine BBB and lodging a complaint? We almost did...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-05-2011, 19:14
Replies: 0
Views: 1,243
Posted By busyengineer
Best Pizza in the BVI?

I always thought Corsairs had the best - we had an awesome pizza there but....we all think the pizza at the Jolly Roger in Soper's Hole was way better...anyone else agree?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 19-12-2010, 17:52
Replies: 26
Views: 7,017
Posted By busyengineer
Foxy's in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke is the...

Foxy's in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke is the place to be - OLD YEARS NIGHT! Perhaps as many as 500 boats - get a copy of Virgin Anchourages - they have them at Horizon Yacht Charters in Nanny Cay -...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 16-12-2010, 11:29
Replies: 19
Views: 8,419
Posted By busyengineer
Actually Seacap I should have been more specific....

Actually Seacap I should have been more specific. I meant charter/bareboating/sailing as opposed to "cruising" sorry. Looks like the BVI wins hands down overwhelmingly (almost unanimous) much to my...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-12-2010, 22:31
Replies: 19
Views: 8,419
Posted By busyengineer
BVIs vs St Martin / Sint Maarten

I notice almost twice as many people on the St Martin forums versus the BVI - I've been to the BVI 4 times now and am addicted so to speak - great sailing, food, restaurants, the people are awesome,...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-12-2010, 15:34
Replies: 27
Views: 6,190
Posted By busyengineer
I've had lunch and breakfast at Mulligan's - good...

I've had lunch and breakfast at Mulligan's - good food/menu but nothing that slapped you on the chops :) I will have to try the burger - thanks for the recommendation! Have you tried Peg Leg in Nanny...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 09-12-2010, 21:04
Replies: 27
Views: 6,190
Posted By busyengineer
Wish I'd had pizza at Corsairs now! The...

Wish I'd had pizza at Corsairs now! The atmosphere was great and very friendly. The BVI has some good spicy Indian food but Mexican...no. Surely one can last a week without Mexican and savour great...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 08-12-2010, 21:59
Replies: 27
Views: 6,190
Posted By busyengineer
550 views?? Common just one restaurant and/or...

550 views?? Common just one restaurant and/or menu choice! LOL This is a great community with vast experiences...share the knowledge :)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 08-12-2010, 18:37
Replies: 3
Views: 2,958
Posted By busyengineer
2006 Bavaria 33 Cruiser 'Moonshine'

Located Nanny Cay, Tortola, BVI - in need of some serious TLC - anyone familiar with this yacht please contact me for more details.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 05-12-2010, 11:12
Replies: 27
Views: 6,190
Posted By busyengineer
Come on - does everyone eat on the boat these...

Come on - does everyone eat on the boat these days or do you have a "secret" restaurant/menu item to share?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-12-2010, 16:18
Replies: 27
Views: 6,190
Posted By busyengineer
So here is the list of the best restaurants and...

So here is the list of the best restaurants and menu choices in the BVI - please feel free to disagree and I will include your comments and preferences!! Otherwise EAT YOUR HEART OUT! LOL
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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-11-2010, 23:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,638
Posted By busyengineer
I've got pics...oh yea but perhaps on another...

I've got pics...oh yea but perhaps on another site? LOL
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-11-2010, 23:05
Replies: 17
Views: 5,638
Posted By busyengineer
How did she get tattoos on her breasts? LOL were...

How did she get tattoos on her breasts? LOL were you asleep? Shame on you! We saved the Willy T for last and it was awesome! Even for mid week - last time I was there our "seasoned" captain couldn't...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-11-2010, 22:38
Replies: 17
Views: 5,638
Posted By busyengineer
You crack me up! You don't know the name of your...

You crack me up! You don't know the name of your boat? The Bight is rather a big place...at night :) Glad you got back ok...LOL We had a similar experience - we left the mast head light off....it's...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-11-2010, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 6,564
Posted By busyengineer
I thought they might be of benefit but apart from...

I thought they might be of benefit but apart from the free VI guide offered very little "value added" - probably go straight to the source as the previous poster mentioned...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-11-2010, 18:08
Replies: 53
Views: 59,749
Posted By busyengineer
I sailed BVI to PR to WPB, Florida last year -...

I sailed BVI to PR to WPB, Florida last year - not sure if I can be of any help though?
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 28-11-2010, 09:51
Replies: 85
Views: 13,457
Posted By busyengineer
The standing rigging on this boat was also in...

The standing rigging on this boat was also in serious need of major tune up. The cotter pins were missing from the turn buckled on the port side and both side stays were loose. Under load the leeward...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-11-2010, 15:20
Replies: 34
Views: 6,498
Posted By busyengineer
North of Cuba - we came within 5 miles of Cuba -...

North of Cuba - we came within 5 miles of Cuba - don't tell anyone! Then through the Bahamas and on to WPB, FL
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 27-11-2010, 14:56
Replies: 85
Views: 13,457
Posted By busyengineer
Sailvi, sir - we were moored in CGB after our...

Sailvi, sir - we were moored in CGB after our close haul "escapade" and trust me - we considered it so very seriously! You have no idea! You've been there sir...words can't describe it...cocktails on...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 27-11-2010, 13:42
Replies: 85
Views: 13,457
Posted By busyengineer
"Unsafe" maybe stretching things a tad...

"Unsafe" maybe stretching things a tad sir...unexpected, uncontrolled gybes are one thing - my partner has little sailing experience and it may have been quite frightening for her - but unsafe?...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 27-11-2010, 12:00
Replies: 85
Views: 13,457
Posted By busyengineer
I do so agree with the moderator. How elegantly...

I do so agree with the moderator. How elegantly written. All we are trying to do (and perhaps this is what this forum is all about?) is to hopefully prevent other charterers from having the same...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-11-2010, 11:05
Replies: 24
Views: 13,562
Posted By busyengineer
I've heard great things about BVI Yacht Charters...

I've heard great things about BVI Yacht Charters and TMM charter - avoid Ed Hamilton & CO though.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-11-2010, 17:48
Replies: 26
Views: 5,141
Posted By busyengineer
Provision at Bobby's in Road Town and they will...

Provision at Bobby's in Road Town and they will take you to your boat - they drove us all the way to Nanny Cay. Caribbean Cellars have the best prices on alcohol even though they did charge me $450...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-11-2010, 17:43
Replies: 13
Views: 6,564
Posted By busyengineer
Any Experiences with Ed Hamilton & Company Yacht Charters ?

They are a yacht charter agent. Any experiences - good, bad or indifferent?
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-11-2010, 17:39
Replies: 3
Views: 2,875
Posted By busyengineer
Most places have wifi - in fact I had 4 or 5...

Most places have wifi - in fact I had 4 or 5 choices at Sopers Hole..

INTERNET
There are several places throughout the islands that offer Internet access. Most have free wireless connections...
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