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Forum: General Sailing Forum 01-09-2020, 10:40
Replies: 8
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Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Help and advise. Kemah TX to Tampa Fl late Oct 2020

Found this post searching "Gemini Legacy" because it's a boat I may be interested in purchasing next year.

I've crewed for a Nassau/Annapolis (all offshore) and Atlantic crossing (Boston to...
Forum: Meets & Greets 03-06-2019, 06:55
Replies: 34
Views: 4,519
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: In Over My Head in Houston

I've made a similar trip a few times (from Port Aransas to Kemah) on the return trip from the Harvest Moon Regatta. We did the Matagorda to Freeport leg offshore in one day, stayed at the Marina in...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 05-04-2019, 08:55
Replies: 79
Views: 9,319
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Rechargeable handheld LED spotlight

I like this one:
ThruNite Catapult V6 ($74.99 us on Amazon)

Someone earlier had recommended a TruNight, but it was one with less "throw" (beam distance). I have both a floodlight and a...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 14-02-2019, 16:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,981
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Signed on as Crew, what should I pack?

Thank you for all the responses!
I've made my packing list.
Going to put it all together this weekend. :thumb:
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-02-2019, 16:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,981
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Signed on as Crew, what should I pack?

Thanks to all who replied. Some things I wouldn't have though of myself. Doesn't sound like a whole bunch (guess it depends on the size of your beef jerkey):smile: I'll put the stuff together this...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-02-2019, 09:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,981
Posted By SailngInTX
Signed on as Crew, what should I pack?

Good Morning (if it still is where you are).

Earlier this year I introduced myself and vowed to be more active on the forum. I'm here still absorbing all the information, but not really...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 30-01-2019, 10:04
Replies: 32
Views: 4,204
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Engine went full RPM....now doesn't start

To full RPM?
Could it have been a runaway?
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 20-01-2019, 07:30
Replies: 163
Views: 35,395
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Why do friends feel so entitled to come on the boat?

When you are some place where your guests could not go ashore and entertain themselves for part of the visit, you could let them know that where you are presently, you are not prepared/able to have...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 07-01-2019, 08:35
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By SailngInTX
Atlantic crossing with delivery Captain.

Happy New Year, and Good Morning,

I'm looking to sign on as crew on an Atlantic crossing in 2019. Others from CF have suggested the ARC rally (due to it's relativity set schedule) and I'm...
Forum: Our Community 03-01-2019, 13:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: Is my plan feasible? (Long post)

Thank you to all that have replied so far!

I like the ARC series idea, though hooking up with a professional delivery Captain would reduce the likelihood of hamburking's experience...
Forum: Meets & Greets 02-01-2019, 19:58
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: It's a new year and it's time!

Welcome Shane, looking forward to hear about your boat search/purchase and ensuing adventure.
Forum: Our Community 02-01-2019, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By SailngInTX
Is my plan feasible? (Long post)

Sorry about the long post.

I'm looking for the collective experience of this forum to help me make my decision.

My goal in 2019 is to cross the Atlantic in a sailboat (as crew).

Is this...
Forum: Meets & Greets 02-01-2019, 07:40
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By SailngInTX
Re: New Years Resolution: Be more active on CF.

:smile: It was! (Jan 6th 2018)
I was lucky and had just passed the 1/2 and took this picture of the boats behind us.
With the light winds predicted this Saturday, there could be a repeat!
Forum: Meets & Greets 02-01-2019, 06:49
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By SailngInTX
New Years Resolution: Be more active on CF.

Good Morning,
I've been a long time "lurker" who's decided to become more active here. I guess I could be classified as another dreamer, who hopes to cruise full time in the future (in...
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