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Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 02-12-2014, 02:36
Replies: 10
Views: 2,417
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Cyclades in June 2015 For First Bareboat Charter - Advice Please!

I have been sailing for 8 years (from april to july) in the Aegean sea. What I can say is you cannot know in advance what kind of weather you will have. The first week of june, one year we were...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 02-10-2014, 03:12
Replies: 11
Views: 2,377
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Advice on Sardinia or Corsica as base for a year

Hello,
I live most of the year in Corsica (house and sailboat) and I think it would be difficult to find a berth in an island's marina (they are crowded in summer).
Let' try in North Sardegna. As...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 16-04-2014, 01:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,657
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Cruising Sicily

Never had a problem in Sicily (where we sailed 7 or 8 times in the last 20 years)... They like tourists mostly when these tourists appreciate this wonderful island and behave in a adequate way (I...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 23-03-2014, 11:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Day Sailing in Southern Italy/Sicily

You should try this link and ask to them if they do "one day charter boat".
Sailing Holidays from Sicily | BareboatSailingHolidays.com...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 08-02-2014, 04:13
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Mifi (global gig) and the Mediterranean

Thanks for answering MacG. I understand better now.
Merci !
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 08-02-2014, 03:48
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Mifi (global gig) and the Mediterranean

One of the reasons why I am on this forum is to improve my english language and actually this thread is a good opportunity !
Sorry, but i don't understand what you mean by "Cheapo spare phone" ? Is...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 08-02-2014, 02:55
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Mifi (global gig) and the Mediterranean

With a data sim card in their Ipad they will connect 4 other devices to internet (in the iPad menu : share connection). It will be a local hotspot indeed ...
So the iPad will be use for connections...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 07-02-2014, 07:57
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Mifi (global gig) and the Mediterranean

Plank HAS yet a cellular iPad ! (and a mobil phone I suppose) I do not see the use of another smartphone to get internet...
Moreover, it is not that simple to get a prepaid data and phone Sim card...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 06-02-2014, 04:01
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Mifi (global gig) and the Mediterranean

With a prepaid data SIM card of each country in your iPad, you will have internet access for 4 other devices at about 20 € per month for 3 or 5 Go.
With your oldest mobil phone you have, you will...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 03-02-2014, 12:24
Replies: 0
Views: 856
Posted By Jacques2
Eathquake on Kefalonia Greece)

Here is a paper on the last earthquake on Kefalonia (last saturday) with a picture of the damaged boats on the hard.
Greece island Kefalonia struck by 6.1-magnitude earthquake - World - CBC News...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-12-2013, 04:14
Replies: 32
Views: 4,954
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Buying from Meds, Sailing to Finland: Boat Recommendations and Other Tips

Hello,
You wrote : "From private owner" and (...) If we assume I buy the boat from e.g. Croatia".
In Croatia, you will have mostly charter boats to buy.
I think that in Italia, you will be more...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 06-12-2013, 03:50
Replies: 16
Views: 6,210
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Winter Storage in the UK or Northern France

This is a link with Dunkerque Marina (along the Channel/20 NM from UK) North of France)... I suppose it is one of the cheapest marina in France... With all services and a yard in order to winter on...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 02-12-2013, 06:19
Replies: 601
Views: 64,834
Posted By Jacques2
re: Greek Tax! - MERGED 4 THREADS

The last version of the law (in english) has been published by the C.A., here :
New Greek Cruising Tax | CA (https://www.cruising.org.uk/node/22634)
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 28-11-2013, 02:55
Replies: 191
Views: 41,559
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Sailing or Cheating/Motorsailing?

@senormechanico :
"10 years ago the USA had Steve Jobs, Bob Hope and Johnny Cash.
Today, the USA has no Jobs, no Hope and no Cash."
Great, I love it !!!
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 28-11-2013, 02:29
Replies: 37
Views: 7,285
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek 'Pay as You Go' Data sim card

Yes it allows 4 other devices to be connected.
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 28-11-2013, 01:49
Replies: 37
Views: 7,285
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek 'Pay as You Go' Data sim card

OK, what you are looking for is called a "Pocket wifi" by Cosmote in Greece :

COSMOTE (https://www.cosmote.gr/cosmoportal/cosmote.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=HDV&sku=20265986&loc=en_US)
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 27-11-2013, 15:23
Replies: 37
Views: 7,285
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek 'Pay as You Go' Data sim card

What is the use of a SIM data card if you have no smartphone or tablet ?
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 27-11-2013, 04:36
Replies: 37
Views: 7,285
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek 'Pay as You Go' Data sim card

OK, it depends on the use you have. As i am concerned, I put the Cosmote SIM card in my iPad, so I can still use my iPhone for phoing function (without removing my SFR - french - Sim card inside) if...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 27-11-2013, 04:23
Replies: 37
Views: 7,285
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek 'Pay as You Go' Data sim card

You do not need to buy a dongle !
With COMSMOTE, you buy only the prepaid SIM card (the one for data only) and then, on your smartphone or tablet, you can activate "connection sharing" and it will...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 24-11-2013, 15:06
Replies: 38
Views: 11,756
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Turkey, Greece or Croatia ?

This is an interesting advertisement for the marina ! Is it with of it for wintering ?
Yes, Samos is one of the most wonderful island of the aegean sea.
But, but, why the marina has been so empty...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 22-11-2013, 03:15
Replies: 60
Views: 7,640
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek Government To Introduce A Fine To Cruise Greece?

Here :
Marine Circulation Taxes | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece (https://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/11/13/marine-circulation-taxes/)
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 22-11-2013, 03:01
Replies: 601
Views: 64,834
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek Tax !!!!!!

Latest news I have :
Marine Circulation Taxes | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece (https://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/11/13/marine-circulation-taxes/)

It is not new, but shortly...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 18-11-2013, 04:18
Replies: 60
Views: 7,640
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Greek Government To Introduce A Fine To Cruise Greece?

What is written at the end of the only document we have :
"A final decision on the proposed tax is due to be made in the Greek parliament by the end of November".
It looks like the best thing to to...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 06-07-2013, 02:36
Replies: 10
Views: 5,315
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Amalfi coast 2013 - advice please

I agree with the fact that the Amalfi coast is not so easy for sailing. I was there begining of last June (sailing from Turkey to Corsica) and we left our sailboat in Salerno in order to visit Amalfi...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 06-07-2013, 02:09
Replies: 4
Views: 2,023
Posted By Jacques2
Re: Advice on Bodrum, Turkey to Ephesus - Is it worth the trip?

These are good ideas of course...
Another scenario :
Sailing from Bodrum to Samos is worth of it. Then in Samos you will have a daily roundtrip by boat that is convenient to visit Ephesus via...
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