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Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-11-2019, 19:43
Replies: 32
Views: 11,802
Posted By kristjan
Re: Sailing Croatia

I did a summer here as a flotilla skipper, and if I didnít have children, Iíd head straight back and work there again. The base manager is awesome and will do everything possible to ensure you have a...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-11-2019, 19:18
Replies: 31
Views: 3,586
Posted By kristjan
Re: Where can I pull a beam of 26' on the Lower Chesapeake?

Pretty sure Deltaville, Iíve delivered Lagoons to their from France.
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 05-11-2019, 19:18
Replies: 57
Views: 4,225
Posted By kristjan
Re: double universal joint to connect the drive shaft to the engine

The big Irwin charter boats had two universal joints in the shaft. I just put grease in the nipple once a week. These boats put more miles than most on them, and at least the one I skippered didnít...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-10-2019, 18:27
Replies: 119
Views: 12,827
Posted By kristjan
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-10-2019, 04:38
Replies: 101
Views: 8,838
Posted By kristjan
My Multihull sail brothers please stop being so Defensive

What a fun thread to read! FWIW, After lots and lots of catamaran sailing, I choose a Tom Colvin steel 5í draft schooner for family cruising. Though, a wharram in aluminum would be attractive.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 15-09-2019, 13:55
Replies: 28
Views: 56,740
Posted By kristjan
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 14-09-2019, 20:18
Replies: 28
Views: 56,740
Posted By kristjan
Re: CYOA charters in the USVI were fantastic

Yep, itís a great beach resort in Tortola, and worth checking out. I was a charter skipper in BVI for several years full time, many of my guests stayed there before or after charters and spoke very...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-09-2019, 19:40
Replies: 28
Views: 56,740
Posted By kristjan
Re: CYOA charters in the USVI were fantastic

https://m.facebook.com/LongBayBVI/
And rent from horizon
Forum: General Sailing Forum 10-09-2019, 19:15
Replies: 141
Views: 10,387
Posted By kristjan
Re: Liability only or full coverage

Who did you switch to using?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 07-09-2019, 11:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By kristjan
Re: compatibilty of Perkins 4108 with Lehman SP90

Iíve tossed around a lot of options for my own boat, have and MD17C, Iíll probably get a Beta 43.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-09-2019, 21:12
Replies: 99
Views: 11,701
Posted By kristjan
Re: Circumnavigation - Advice from you

Check out this site.
https://atomvoyages.com/
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-09-2019, 21:01
Replies: 158
Views: 14,406
Posted By kristjan
Re: Source of hot water while cruising

Just a QUICK B3 hot water tank, engine waste heat, but idle is low however turn it on through the inverter and the alternator is charging also. But usually just boil a kettle of water, so I can...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 25-08-2019, 21:20
Replies: 102
Views: 15,585
Posted By kristjan
Re: Those really convenient things you did.

Led both ends of throat and peak haliard to deck, but one of the ends has a luff tackle, which compounds the basic purchase of the haliard. Easy to get right tension in throat and peak with needing...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-08-2019, 20:17
Replies: 52
Views: 10,670
Posted By kristjan
Re: Schooner vs Ketch

Old thread however hereís a few vids of schooner sailing.
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCp5cN_EdTYhYmuLDjmywgxQ/videos
I really picked this boat for the deck layout, shoal draft, and I like the...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-08-2019, 16:26
Replies: 124
Views: 8,175
Posted By kristjan
Re: best cruising grounds for vegans?

Coffee grounds, coffee grounds are the best.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 03-08-2019, 09:56
Replies: 102
Views: 9,810
Posted By kristjan
Re: CF Members Survey - Batteries Used Currently - 2019

Two Surette S-550, 6v each. Both in a box that doubles as chart table seat.
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 03-08-2019, 08:00
Replies: 5
Crew Available: Catamaran sea time ?
Views: 930
Posted By kristjan
Re: Catamaran sea time ?

Contact delivery companies. St Bartís yachts in Charleston and reliance in England come to mind. They are sending catamarans all over the place.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-08-2019, 07:24
Replies: 77
Views: 10,054
Posted By kristjan
Re: Frustrated Shopper

If I were buying a catamaran for family cruising, this would be it. https://www.raiatea-yacht.com/index.php?page=wharram&lang=en

But something in your process does not sound realistic.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-07-2019, 14:18
Replies: 59
Views: 5,107
Posted By kristjan
Re: Is there a 2000poundish boat you would actually go out with?

Heard of a couple that did Toronto Canada to Australia on a Hinterholler Shark 24í, 1800lbs or so.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-07-2019, 13:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,312
Posted By kristjan
Re: Thomas Colvin Sailboats

I saw this thread and thought Iíd post. We have Colvin 40í. It is a Doxy hull, heavy displacement schooner rig. Quite happy with it. It was essentially good-to-go but I have been doing several...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 28-07-2019, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By kristjan
Re: What to look for in a new boat with a 2 year old

Sheís 4 now and #2 is 11 months.
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 28-07-2019, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By kristjan
What to look for in a new boat with a 2 year old

High bulwarks, big side decks, deep cockpit, good motion comfort, high lee BOARDS on bunks, stove that is no too easily gotten to. And low seating for toilet. 196797
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 14-05-2019, 18:32
Replies: 35
Views: 4,676
Posted By kristjan
Re: Hard Bimini build

Looking good. Iím going to remember this for the future and do it myself, if I ever have a dodger again.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 07-05-2019, 19:13
Replies: 110
Views: 10,947
Posted By kristjan
Re: In a marina, what food items can / cant be thrown overboard

Nothing obvious and nothing not obvious. Only the sink dish water is acceptable and there ought to be a strainer in the sink. Anything larger than those little holes goes to the shore in garbage.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 07-05-2019, 19:04
Replies: 35
Views: 4,676
Posted By kristjan
Hard Bimini build

Yours is hull #3? I thought mine was, could be wrong it was a few years ago. Her name was Mistress, which I liked as it was an Allied Mistress. Now we own a Tom Colvin Ďdoxyí design,...
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