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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 25-05-2013, 16:13
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Posted By Three Sheets
Rodriguez is a decent anchorage but study your...

Rodriguez is a decent anchorage but study your charts closely and set yourself in a spot so that if you drag anchor at all, you won't get in trouble. Boot Key Harbor in Marathon is definitely fine...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 03-04-2013, 09:00
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Mr. Gilbert (assuming this is Mr. Gilbert), ...

Mr. Gilbert (assuming this is Mr. Gilbert),

I had not planned on participating further in the discussion, but as your accuser, you deserve a response. Regarding your ridiculous comments that we...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-04-2013, 15:20
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Many are caused by that and although I don't...

Many are caused by that and although I don't think it is specified as a maintenance item, Mike checked it as part of his normal routine maintenance. But we really have to wait for a full diagnostic...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-04-2013, 14:42
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Why do I keep letting myself get sucked back in?!...

Why do I keep letting myself get sucked back in?! :D

S/V Faith, I concede it may have had nothing to do with customs. In a previous post I did state it was the "appearance of" collaboration...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-04-2013, 14:03
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Except that when they called they did not give...

Except that when they called they did not give our vessel name or marina at the time...
Forum: Meets & Greets 01-04-2013, 08:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By Three Sheets
Nice one! Well done. ;)

Nice one! Well done. ;)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-04-2013, 06:55
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Sigh. Ok I will respond one more time. All we did...

Sigh. Ok I will respond one more time. All we did was file a claim. Insurance arranged the tow as part of our policy coverage. We wanted to take advantage of the tow because at the time, it seemed...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 01-04-2013, 06:16
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Just FYI if you read the full story...we worked...

Just FYI if you read the full story...we worked with Marine Diesel (Yanmar) in Nassau and were very impressed with them. But our insurance wanted us home for diagnostics and if there is a chance that...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 31-03-2013, 11:11
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
To Redsky and Tomfl (and many others)...thank you...

To Redsky and Tomfl (and many others)...thank you for your thoughtful input. Yes, we certainly learned a few things too. Hindsight always teaches us doesn't it? :) We certainly also know it...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 14:41
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
ex·tort (k-stôrt) tr.v. ex·tort·ed, ex·tort·ing,...

ex·tort (k-stôrt) tr.v. ex·tort·ed, ex·tort·ing, ex·torts To obtain from another by coercion or intimidation.

Pricing aside (which was absurdly higher than the contracted towboat), it was the...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 14:06
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Wise one you are in the ways of sailing. :) ...

Wise one you are in the ways of sailing. :)

All excellent points that you made and thank you. For the record, we did all of those things to the letter. Mike and I both were wearing business...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 10:52
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
I'm always amused at how people so easily slip...

I'm always amused at how people so easily slip into nasty comments online. It's easy to do when one makes assumptions about an individual and can so easily hide behind the anonymity of the internet...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 10:06
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
That IS funny! I've too heard something similar,...

That IS funny! I've too heard something similar, but not chicken harbor lol.

PS s/v Jedi....my husband said he loves the name. :)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 08:16
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Ha! No, I don't think the story is that...

Ha! No, I don't think the story is that interesting lol. Many of our followers on Facebook are good friends and cruisers that had been asking what was going on. We wanted to share our story, but...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 07:11
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
So many of you are missing the point. If you...

So many of you are missing the point. If you would bother to read the story and thread, you would understand that I am NOT criticizing the law. I'm am criticizing the extortionist that appeared at...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-03-2013, 05:06
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
You are more than welcome! And thank you, we hope...

You are more than welcome! And thank you, we hope to be somewhere nice again soon to shoot some more. :)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-03-2013, 08:04
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Seaworthy is our insurance carrier and we do not...

Seaworthy is our insurance carrier and we do not yet know what will be covered as it will ultimately depend upon the cause of failure. But because we filed a claim, The policy covers the cost of...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-03-2013, 07:24
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
I have a feeling it will be hard to keep up with...

I have a feeling it will be hard to keep up with everyone's remarks today. This has also been published on the Waterway Guide site, so that will make for a lot of comments too I suspect.
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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-03-2013, 07:02
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Agreed and we called them as soon as we saw the...

Agreed and we called them as soon as we saw the extortionist appear at the Office of the Department of Immigration. They told us they could not help and referred us to the Department of Tourism. We...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-03-2013, 06:44
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Yes off topic and a subject already discussed...

Yes off topic and a subject already discussed previously in this thread.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-03-2013, 06:15
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
I agree that this is not about BASRA. One bad guy...

I agree that this is not about BASRA. One bad guy doesn't make the entire organization bad. We met another guy who is also a volunteer for BASRA and shared our story with him. He was very...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 29-03-2013, 05:13
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
We would not have gone to Nassau that's sure. :)

We would not have gone to Nassau that's sure. :)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 28-03-2013, 20:33
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Ok, last post from me tonight. Previous posters,...

Ok, last post from me tonight. Previous posters, no worries...I am thick-skinned. None of you know our exact story, course or conditions, so there were bound to be questions and assumptions. As...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 28-03-2013, 19:59
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Thanks for noticing. And yes, we are glad we're...

Thanks for noticing. And yes, we are glad we're safe too. :)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 28-03-2013, 19:55
Replies: 205
Views: 24,059
Posted By Three Sheets
Thanks. As an American, I'm certainly sensitive...

Thanks. As an American, I'm certainly sensitive to immigration issues as it's often in the forefront of our news. And certainly, I would expect to be hired over an immigrant to my country when...
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