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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-07-2020, 13:18
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Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

Wow! That's amazing that your boat can average 1.2-1.3 SWL. Must be swinging a decent sized prop. Who is the designer? I'd be interested in trawlers by that architect. Nothing from the great Naval...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-07-2020, 06:15
Replies: 61
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Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

Regarding fuel economy for small trawlers : the passagemaker magazine article I just posted about the Willard 30 that went to Bermuda. 672 nms using 87 gals diesel over 4.5 days, on average, around...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-07-2020, 05:59
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Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

About 20 years ago, one of the last Willard 30s built went from Chesapeake Bay to Bermuda, about 700 nms. She carried 150 gals of diesel and I believe arrived with plenty of reserve. Steve d Antonio...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-07-2020, 00:01
Replies: 61
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Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

There are a few trucking companies who specialize in moving boats - Joule out of Clearwater FL being one. They have lowboy trailers where the keel rides just inches from the roadway, and the boat is...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-07-2020, 16:22
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Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

Many Willard 30 trawlers have been trucked cross country. Even with a flybridge. I would think a Nordic Tug 32 or Sundowner 30 or GB32 or others could be too.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-07-2020, 13:18
Replies: 61
Views: 5,671
Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

I was a delivery skipper out of San Francisco for about 5-years in the late 1990's/early 2000s. Full time, it's all I did to pay the bills. Basically means a lot of time headed north between Cabo and...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-07-2020, 09:49
Replies: 61
Views: 5,671
Posted By mvweebles
Re: Nobody cruises from San Francisco to Miami

Quite a few people cruise through Latin America. Check out Latitude38.com for their "Changes in Latitude" section on cruiser updates.

Cruiser Rally's that often begin a cruiser's Latam cruising
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