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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-07-2020, 20:47
Replies: 45
Views: 4,457
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: New Zealand to Newfoundland.. sail it or ship it?

I'd sail her home, what a grand adventure it'd be!
Forum: Cruising News & Events 05-07-2020, 20:28
Replies: 52
Views: 5,674
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Canada bans NWP to Canadian Cruisers

I wonder what they'll make of me on my Nicaraguan flagged boat? I truly hope this gets resolved, we plan on a NWP trip next year weather permitting...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-07-2020, 19:50
Replies: 37
Views: 6,763
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Lots of Hurricane boats hitting the market

Depends, wanna sail or wanna be a boat builder?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 05-07-2020, 19:19
Replies: 57
Views: 4,838
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Who has a vacuum sealer?

Besides the obvious uses, mine sure makes good use of space in my ditch bag, compressing wool cold weather survival clothes, sealing dry goods and also electronics. For storing off season cruising...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 02-07-2020, 17:34
Replies: 86
Views: 5,483
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: US $106k Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

Join a couple of the digital nomad groups on facebook, you'll not only get a lot of first hand knowledge, but also the groups are rife with international tax professionals that can steer you in the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 20-05-2020, 08:21
Replies: 87
Views: 8,098
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Advice on purchasing bluewater - see criterion

You may look for Bayfield 40, twin aft cabins, good solid offshore cruiser and can be bought right.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 09-12-2019, 11:05
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: PŪR Survivor 35 watermaker

Well this needs to move, $300 plus shipping, a gift... Hagamoslo
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 09-12-2019, 10:59
Replies: 82
Views: 7,374
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Off the dock heating

When I used to venture to the higher latitudes (30*) N like you are, I would break out the oil filled radiant heater, very economical, little fire hazard and when a small fan set on low is used to...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-12-2019, 22:12
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Juggerknot
PŪR Survivor 35 watermaker

Selling a PŪR Survivor 35 manual watermaker. This was bought and stored in the lifeboat, has never been used at sea, did test it and I re-pickled it with the Katadyn biocide, this was a couple years...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 11-10-2019, 20:57
Replies: 56
Views: 6,947
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Annual maintenance costs of living aboard at anchor

Have you ever been to CA at all? Property taxes are so inconsequential that it is laughable, couple hundred dollars a year if you pimp it up big... Avoid Costa Rica, cost of living is higher than...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 30-09-2019, 10:22
Replies: 81
Views: 8,088
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Cruising without refrigeration

I coastal cruised in a 33 sans refrigeration for almost a year while making my way to San Blas but regularly sought out fresh fruits, veg and the cold beverage so necessary on hot windless days in...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 15-06-2019, 14:24
Replies: 32
Views: 5,648
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Identify this boat insect

You can try peppermint oil or citronella.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 15-06-2019, 14:08
Replies: 102
Views: 7,483
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Maintenance Costs Boat verses RV Cruising

Well, the first time you put that RV in the water it's gonna cost you a bundle =)

I had a 32 foot Jayco Eagle with dual slides, pulled it with my Ford Super Duty diesel. Fuel was a factor but not...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 15-06-2019, 14:00
Replies: 47
Views: 8,173
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: What Are These Horseshoe Looking Things?

I found it only attracted lightning!
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 15-06-2019, 13:58
Replies: 91
Views: 7,442
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Buy a boat that is ready to sail or Renovate one

Depends, wanna dream about sailing while you're covered in bilge funk and sweat OR, actually be sailing?
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 10-06-2019, 23:54
Replies: 141
Views: 29,700
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Help find my boat...stolen

Curacao is not huge, maybe OP can get on the net or better yet, jump on a plane and start talking to marinas as it sounds as if the new "owners" had put in for repairs. May get lucky, nice spot too....
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 03-05-2019, 22:48
Replies: 48
Views: 4,357
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Good grief, it never ends. Alternator upgrade needed.

Take your existing one to a good alternator shop for a rebuild, maybe a delta wind too for higher output.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-03-2019, 18:21
Replies: 140
Views: 13,262
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: What would you do? Go or No-Go?

If you have to ask a bunch of strangers on a cruising chat site you should just start sending out resumes and continue the grind. When I cut the docklines over 10 years ago nobody had a clue and I...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 29-03-2019, 18:03
Replies: 58
Views: 5,236
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Completely seized nut on engine mount

[QUOTE=matthidinger;2853792]Unfortunately the PO let the heat exchanger drip seawater on the starboard engine mount for years. I can feel the washer below has some wiggle room and the engine vibrates...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 26-03-2019, 13:43
Replies: 65
Views: 8,885
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Hurricane season in the Bahamas - a good idea?

Hurricanes are like a new girlfriend, initially they blow like crazy then, on their way out, take everything with em...

Don't ever underestimate the force of mother nature, she can kill ya.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 20-03-2019, 07:26
Replies: 46
Views: 5,311
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Smoking rebuilt Perkins Diesel help needed!!!

=) I love a happy ending! Congrats
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-03-2019, 08:29
Replies: 57
Views: 4,648
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Rust in steel Schooner bilge? Some say "run"?

Braze or weld with high silver content rod
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 18-03-2019, 20:22
Replies: 65
Views: 6,942
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Vacuum Coffee Pot on Board?

chorreador, simple as dirt and brews an outstanding cup...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 12-03-2019, 22:25
Replies: 76
Views: 9,623
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Hookamax

Hi Chris,

Don't know the extent of your sinus problems but I neti pot religiously and my sinusitis is long gone... Google it if you are unfamiliar and fair winds...
Forum: Our Community 12-03-2019, 22:03
Replies: 97
Views: 11,139
Posted By Juggerknot
Re: Boat Yards Hostile to Do-It-Yourselfers

I have to agree, hourly rate with operator for a hundred bucks is great! Obviously an hour minimum x 2, they didn't quote by the minute from what I read.
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