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Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 19-03-2019, 17:03
Replies: 16
Views: 5,317
Posted By mrlee
Re: Mexico passengers and crew spreadsheet

MattMav, you need the power of attorney with an Apostille, Cheapest and quickest is in Austin Texas, Google it, I'm in Mexico and just went through this to move from Tampico to Progreso.
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 28-10-2018, 18:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By mrlee
Re: Travelling to Mexico in 2019?

Hi Dennis, how'sit going? We may well be the answer to each others wants regarding sailing. I am in Tampico with a 30'Irwin I need to move. How'd ya like to come on over and give me a hand. I can...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 01-09-2018, 17:05
Replies: 0
Views: 855
Posted By mrlee
Looking for a Win Win...

Hi everybody, I have an Irwin 30 in Tampico Mexico. She is totally refurbished and ready to go. I am planning a move to Progreso Yucatan, Mexico and I cannot take time from work to sail her across...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 03-08-2018, 17:28
Replies: 0
For Sale: Irwin 30 reduced
Views: 1,188
Posted By mrlee
Irwin 30 reduced

Hi everybody. It hurts a lot but I must sell my beloved I30. She is here in Tampico Mexico with me and she has been having a ball sailing every weekend with me and my pals. All of her systems are new...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 23-06-2018, 19:14
Replies: 28
Views: 4,866
Posted By mrlee
Re: Cruising in Caribbean with sailboat equipped with an Atomic 4

Hi, I live in Mexico and my I30 has an Atomic 4. I love it! I don't have fresh water, any solenoids; only electric fuel pump and electronic ignition. I also added an oil filter (Harley Davidson). In...
Forum: Navigation 25-05-2018, 15:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By mrlee
Re: Charts for West Coast of Yucatan

I am planning a trek from Tampico to Progreso and I too can use the Mexico charts. Please advise how I can do this..I am not great on this computer...:banghead: Thanks a lot...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 12-09-2017, 19:25
Replies: 0
Views: 1,015
Posted By mrlee
Irwin 30 in Tampico

Hi everybody. It hurts a lot but I must sell my beloved I30. She is here in Tampico Mexico with me and she has been having a ball sailing every weekend with me and my pals. All of her systems are new...
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-09-2017, 18:10
Replies: 41
Views: 3,911
Posted By mrlee
Re: Affordable marine sound system?

Hi, I installed a new Kenwood car unit that said it was ok for marine...yes, anyway it has bluetooth and all that...I have 4 cabin speakers and 4 cockpit speakers with an A/B switch box I made from a...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-08-2017, 18:32
Replies: 22
Views: 5,032
Posted By mrlee
Re: Panama canal vs. Mexico land crossing?

I live in Tampico and my best friends wife owns a logistics company here...I had talked to her about putting my Balboa 26-trailer and all- on a truck to import it...But I finally got it arranged and...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 13-08-2017, 18:36
Replies: 9
Views: 2,734
Posted By mrlee
Re: I'm looking for a boat in the Caribbean Sea and near.

I sent you an email...Hope we can talk, I have a great offer for someone.
Willie
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 13-08-2017, 18:11
Replies: 0
For Sale: 1977 IRWIN 30
Views: 885
Posted By mrlee
1977 IRWIN 30

Hi everybody. It hurts a lot but I must sell my beloved I30. She is here in Tampico Mexico with me and she has been having a ball sailing every weekend with me and my pals. All of her systems are new...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 02-07-2017, 10:51
Replies: 367
Views: 30,764
Posted By mrlee
Re: Challenges with Solar on boats

Hi all...I am by far no expert on any of this stuff but in my experience I have found the all the calculations to "dial in" your panels to your needs with the correct charge controllers etc. is a lot...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 17-06-2017, 07:32
Replies: 28
Views: 3,190
Posted By mrlee
Re: New LED's won't work...

Hi, I used Cjinese Led strips, blocks of LEDs and M16 lights to make all the lights on my I30. They look good, have dimmers, and were all very cheap...just a little time to make them. I even have...
Forum: Challenges 23-05-2017, 08:55
Replies: 52
Views: 12,739
Posted By mrlee
Re: Leak in hull, sinking

If you have a piece of 1/8" lamina you can put ropes through it tied to a small stick or anything to keep the ropes there and pull them in through the crack/cut and pull. If you have butyl or some...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 06-03-2017, 17:49
Replies: 16
Views: 5,317
Posted By mrlee
Re: Mexico passengers and crew spreadsheet

Hi, How long do you plan to be in Mexico? I live here and I have a 10 yr. "permisso" It's around $200 and with this I have had no issues with anything. When we landed in Mexico with my Irwin we went...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 07-02-2017, 07:26
Replies: 37
Views: 3,913
Posted By mrlee
Re: What items can/should I stockpile?

I did exactly what you are thinking about but in a shorter 3 year window...I found that a lot of things I thought I'd want/like/need came with the boat. I had made a switch panel(10 switches) for...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-01-2017, 08:03
Replies: 19
Views: 3,149
Posted By mrlee
Re: Need new interior cushions - Eastern Maryland

Hi, Do you plan on sailing to the south as in Mexico. I am in Tampico refitting an I30 and it is very cheap to do a lot of things here including cushions etc. I am now making cushions for my cockpit...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-12-2016, 15:12
Replies: 21
Views: 7,050
Posted By mrlee
Re: 1973 Morgan OutIsland 41 electronics refit

Paul, I was online every other day with a question to quell my fear of screwing something up. In the end you'll look back as I did and think, " was I really that worried over this?" There's a great...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-12-2016, 10:41
Replies: 21
Views: 7,050
Posted By mrlee
Re: 1973 Morgan OutIsland 41 electronics refit

Hi, Step back, take a breath and slowly analyze the electrical issues you have...then do it yourself. I have an I30, yes, smaller, but I rewired it totally with new panels and separate circuits for...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 22-05-2016, 21:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By mrlee
Re: 10' Aqua Scan for sale

Hi, please send me a few more pix...inside as well...how much to ship to Texas 77521? You can email me: all_as@hotmail.com
Thanks
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-04-2016, 10:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By mrlee
Re: Anybody have a 1974 Irwin 33 ?

Hi, search the Irwin Sailboats group on FACEBOOK. It's easy and a load of help and info from people with Irwins...If you have a problem let me know...
I'm not too handy with this computer but try...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-04-2016, 21:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By mrlee
Re: Anybody have a 1974 Irwin 33 ?

Hi, Go to the Irwin Sailboats group...a great bunch....You have to ask for permission but it's a formality...I have a 77 I30 and they have helped me with so much stuff...
Good luck and you will...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 23-04-2016, 09:43
Replies: 48
Views: 8,437
Posted By mrlee
Re: Best brand of tools for saltwater

I am on a strict budget to refurbish the boat so I bought Harbor Freight sockets and wrench sets with Sears/Craftsman ratchets and drivers etc. The sockets are cheap and I was able to buy short and...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 18-02-2016, 20:04
Replies: 23
Views: 2,948
Posted By mrlee
Re: jib car eliminator

Wow, so many great ideas...now to the drawing board...I like the inhaul idea a lot...I'll let you all know what I do...thanks a million...
OH, I made the rings with nylon...it;s plenty thick and I...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 17-02-2016, 22:07
Replies: 23
Views: 2,948
Posted By mrlee
Re: jib car eliminator

Thanks for all the replies. I'm aware of the extra lines etc...My jib cars are old and need attention as well as some of the 80 screws are leaking...I saw this set up and really like it. I don't see...
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