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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 16-04-2022, 05:46
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Baba 35 55ft Mast for Sale

not a bad idea. Maybe ask Bob himself on the facebook group.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 16-04-2022, 05:46
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Baba 35 55ft Mast for Sale

Yes there will be a tracker!
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 14-04-2022, 04:44
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By gauravshinde
Baba 35 55ft Mast for Sale

Baba 35 Mast for sale. I think it was installed on the boat in the 90s.
The standing rigging is 12 years old and still going strong. All fittings and lights included. There is a mast mount radar...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 10-05-2021, 06:37
Replies: 95
Views: 10,772
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Looking into composting toilet

Thereís a new product named compocloset that is smaller than airhead and naturesbasket. Itís going on sale I think. It seems like a great design. I have no connection, just a fan of good indiegogo...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 19-04-2020, 04:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Walker's Taffrail Log

Is this available? I need it to sail in the Golden Globe Race. Would love to purchase it. I am in Ontario but happy to pay the shipping.
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 30-12-2019, 15:29
Replies: 97
Views: 18,622
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Whats the best windvane?

In the 2022 race, as far as I know, Robin Davie is using his Monitor WV which he has always used and prefers. Monitor now has a new thickness of breakaway bars thing that is called the GGR mod.
...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 30-12-2019, 15:21
Replies: 97
Views: 18,622
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Whats the best windvane?

Not really. The rule in the race is that you can choose your own wind-vane but you will have to convince the race committee that your WVSS is built or modified to take the everything that will be...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 04-09-2019, 06:07
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

WindPilot did too. The ones that didn't were down to user error as claimed by WindPilot on their blogs. It's worth a read: https://windpilot.com/blog/en/golden-globe-race/windvane-report/

1st...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 04-09-2019, 05:55
Replies: 153
Views: 12,260
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: BRUNTONS PROPELLERS GIVEAWAY- ends Sept 9, 2019

I have entered the Golden Globe Race (https://goldengloberace.com/skipper/2022/gaurav-shinde/) and would love an autoprop on my boat (Ta Shing Flying Dutchman/Baba 35) since the savings in speed...
Forum: Meets & Greets 24-08-2019, 08:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Which Yacht Club is Toronto

I would happily stay on the boat, my wife wouldn't.
Forum: Meets & Greets 24-08-2019, 08:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Which Yacht Club is Toronto

LSYC was going to be one of my top options but they aren't accepting membership applications.
Forum: Meets & Greets 24-08-2019, 08:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Which Yacht Club is Toronto

Thank you. I have been thinking of PCYC as @Connamera said that they are the ones who are most active in LOOR
Forum: Meets & Greets 24-08-2019, 08:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Which Yacht Club is Toronto

*****! I messed it up entirely. I type faster than I think. I am much better on the water.

I don't plan to liveaboard in the winter. Only in the summers! Why the heck would I live aboard in...
Forum: Meets & Greets 23-08-2019, 17:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: Which Yacht Club is Toronto

Actually my wife works in Toronto, so logistically that's better. Erie definitely has cheaper clubs. But I want to participate in the Lake Ontario Offshore Racing series in 2020 so Lake Ontario is...
Forum: Meets & Greets 23-08-2019, 17:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By gauravshinde
Which Yacht Club is Toronto

Please excuse the typo in the title- I was typing on my phone.

Hi all,

I purchased a Baba 35 recently and now I need to get membership to a yacht club. I'm new to the area and presently I live...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 22-08-2019, 13:33
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

Thanks for the input.

So I exchanged a few emails with Peter from WindPilot and he has decided not to equip any GGR boats with his WindVane due to the fiasco from last time with Istvan.

So...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 22-08-2019, 07:15
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

1st choice: Windpilot - More so from the experience of Abhilash and because all of his wind vane ss survived upright after rolling over.

2nd choice: Hydrovane - It provides the option for...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 22-08-2019, 03:18
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

Hmmmm... I haven't signed yet but who cares...

It's a Baba 35. I'll hold off posting pictures until its actually mine.

Logic behind the decision:
1. I trust the current owners. I have grown...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 20-08-2019, 08:48
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

I know. I'm so sorry. I want traffic on my website ;)

I sign on the dotted line when I travel to Load it up. The moment I sign pictures for everyone. And beers if you are in New York.
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 20-08-2019, 08:26
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

Update

I got a tremendous amount of support and replies from this post and the people on this forum have been very kind to me.

I found an amazing broker here who was ready to represent me at...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 15-07-2019, 17:01
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

I think we have all decided not to buy his boat so he is forced to enter the next race. Last I know he is about to reach France back with the boat anytime.
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 29-06-2019, 16:17
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

The deck will have to be rebuilt at the original facility is the rule. I cannot do a DIY job to make it work and there can be no structural alterations. The good part about that is that there will be...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 29-06-2019, 16:09
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

I have wondered a lot about this myself. There are some boats which are borderline but were allowed for being known as a bluewater boat. I am also assuming that in the first edition it was probably...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 04-05-2019, 18:57
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

Hey,

Someone named Maria Madocks reached out to me about her Aries 32. If you see this please email again. I am not able to reply to your email since it has some weird outlook name and my replies...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 04-05-2019, 13:41
Replies: 113
Views: 18,576
Posted By gauravshinde
Re: 32-36 ft full keel boat for Golden Globe Race

A 1000 kgs lighter than the race rules

https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/douglas-3132?units=metric
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