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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-12-2018, 13:55
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Grenada Based Cruising Season

+1 on Island Dreams
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 30-12-2018, 13:52
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Grenada Based Cruising Season

One thing to consider....Is the cruising permit.....Note: I haven't been in Grenada since 2004.

Then you paid for your cruising permit and it was valid as long as you were in Grenadian...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 30-12-2018, 13:37
Replies: 51
Views: 4,716
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Anyone Using Spot Devices???

I use the Spot for about 6 years, and have had no issues with it. The reason I got it was twofold.

First to let my darling, who does not go offshore with me. It lets her and family know where I...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 13-05-2018, 08:09
Replies: 24
Views: 2,295
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up Re: Rutgerson batcar slides?

I've have them on my 38' Beneteau. Been in the tropics for 6 year.
No issues, have worked flawlessly with my Dutchman reefing.
Cheers.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 27-01-2018, 19:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Repower Perkins 4108 to Yanmar

I wouldn't do it. I went through the same thought process, and decided against it.

They are a very popular engine worldwide. New Holland powered a lot of their equipment with them.

What I plan...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 30-11-2016, 10:56
Replies: 66
Views: 18,943
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Wanted - 40'(approx) Blue-water live-aboard

I have a nice 1985 Beneteau First 38 currently located in the Rio Dulce. I have had her for 13 years and have configured her to single hand from the cockpit.
I do have photos on this site of...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 30-11-2016, 10:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,611
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: 34'+ liveaboard sailboat (cats included) good for Bahamas

I have a nice 1985 Beneteau First 38 currently located in the Rio Dulce. I have had her for 13 years and have configured her to single hand from the cockpit.
I do have photos on this site of...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 30-11-2016, 10:50
Replies: 12
Views: 4,460
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Looking for a liveaboard/extended cruiser

I have a nice 1985 Beneteau First 38 currently located in the Rio Dulce. I have had her for 13 years and have configured her to single hand from the cockpit.
I do have photos on this site of...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 19-06-2016, 22:37
Replies: 76
Views: 8,016
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Sailing through Foreign Waters

I lived in the Cayman Islands for 10 years. About 5-6 years back the USCG boarded and took control of the REGULAR "Dirt Ship" the boat that brings aggregate to the islands.
Dock talk, says the USCG...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28-02-2016, 19:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up Re: Flying Spaghetti Monster

I'm all for this one !!! Cheers! Perfect:Thanx:
Forum: Navigation 28-02-2016, 06:49
Replies: 45
Views: 9,875
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Computer navigation software - I don't know where to begin...

I use Rose Point - Very satisfied with it.

Rose Point Navigation Systems -- Marine Navigation Software and Hardware (https://www.rosepointnav.com/)

Tried to move to a Macbook because of battery...
Forum: Marine Electronics 26-02-2016, 20:32
Replies: 61
Views: 29,232
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up Re: 'WiFi for Boats' System Package

We have used a Bullet years with no issues until 2015 which every electronics seemed to die.

I ordered a replacement online and it was bricked out of the box. Ordered another and got it configured...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-02-2016, 10:48
Replies: 27
Views: 4,455
Posted By Caribsailors
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 20-02-2016, 15:39
Replies: 81
Views: 12,232
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up Re: Best way to transfer fuel from Jerry Jugs to fuel tank?

+1

We have Three. One for diesel - One for Gas - one for Water
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 16-02-2016, 13:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up Re: Western Carib Cruising Notes

Perfect timing!! Thank you. Untiing the lines the end of March and heading North to Cuba first.:thumb:
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 12-02-2016, 16:30
Replies: 74
Views: 6,710
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Mobile Generator

That's that what we use!
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 12-02-2016, 10:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Isla Mujeres Living

Heading there end of April.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-02-2016, 16:24
Replies: 16
Views: 4,248
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: Trucking sailboat Texas to Seattle?

I've priced the same similar trip Galeston TX to Gig Harbour WA.

For our Beneteau First 38. Received a budget price from Dudley Marine Transport of $9500. Riggers and Boatyards, I've budget $2K on...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 01-02-2016, 06:46
Replies: 36
Views: 3,574
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: How would you go Bvi to pnw?

We are in the same boat. We have been cruise working through the Caribbean for the last 13 years, and time to repatriate back to the PNW. We have looked at all the options and have decide to truck...
Forum: Our Community 21-01-2016, 18:16
Replies: 383
Views: 41,602
Posted By Caribsailors
pirate Re: What's a skipper's obligation to voluntary crew?

Sorry to say... Your story is not the only one... we have seen it a thousand times.

Rule #2....Your not at home Dorthy
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 21-01-2016, 18:08
Replies: 52
Views: 8,493
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: What's your WiFi solution ?

We've used a Bullet for years and have had no issues till this year, but 2015 was the year of electronic fails..... Bullet - Depth/Speed/Temp sensor - NMEA183 Wind sensor. Dragging myself slowly to a...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 14-01-2016, 15:01
Replies: 84
Views: 9,630
Posted By Caribsailors
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 06-01-2016, 14:57
Replies: 35
Views: 10,079
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up My Solution

I went the same route you are proposing for a few years. But I was never convinced of accuracy of Link 20 monitoring the two backs.

In those years I had two chargers die and replaced the banks...
Forum: Marine Electronics 01-01-2016, 07:54
Replies: 169
Views: 18,447
Posted By Caribsailors
Re: DSC Basics

Great Thread!! Thank you
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-11-2015, 10:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Caribsailors
Thumbs up Re: Loose foot main

We went Loose Footed on our new main and love it for the added trim!
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