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Forum: Powered Boats 21-11-2010, 03:48
Replies: 25
Views: 4,172
Posted By fishwife
You ideally need a guage that gives you a reading...

You ideally need a guage that gives you a reading in degrees centigrade or farenheit. Most diesel engines run around 80 degrees centigrade (180 farenheit) I'd worry about running an engine too cool...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 13-11-2010, 12:49
Replies: 79
Views: 20,968
Posted By fishwife
I'd never heard of 'Pulled Pork' so I looked for...

I'd never heard of 'Pulled Pork' so I looked for a recipe and it sounds delicious. Added to my cook book file. We have a big slow cooker and often use it underway.
Pulled Pork Recipe -...
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 06-11-2010, 01:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By fishwife
See also Noonsite: Clarification of Portuguese...

See also Noonsite: Clarification of Portuguese Circulation Tax 2010 (https://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2010-02-14-3)

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Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 06-11-2010, 00:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By fishwife
Have a look here Noonsite: Vila Real de Santo...

Have a look here Noonsite: Vila Real de Santo Antonio (https://www.noonsite.com/Countries/Portugal/VilaRealdeSantoAntonio)

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Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-11-2010, 12:38
Replies: 57
Views: 4,802
Posted By fishwife
One question. How far from the beach have you...

One question. How far from the beach have you taken this dinghy with the outboard?

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Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 05-11-2010, 11:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By fishwife
I can recommend the marina at San Antonio. ...

I can recommend the marina at San Antonio. Besides being comfortable and secure, it makes it easy to move between countries to avoid establishing residency and tax liability. The full name is Vila...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-11-2010, 11:41
Replies: 196
Views: 26,489
Posted By fishwife
Right on the mark Mark :) Seriously, I see no...

Right on the mark Mark :) Seriously, I see no reason to be critical of your list.

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Forum: General Sailing Forum 05-11-2010, 11:23
Replies: 57
Views: 4,802
Posted By fishwife
I often encourage people to go out and have an...

I often encourage people to go out and have an adventure and frequently there will be risks involved, some moderately severe. I can't do that with what you propose. My honest opinion is that in the...
Forum: Meets & Greets 05-11-2010, 00:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By fishwife
Hi Kevin, welcome to the forum, take care out...

Hi Kevin, welcome to the forum, take care out there if you haven't already left Iraq.

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Forum: Other 04-11-2010, 17:56
Replies: 52
Views: 21,592
Posted By fishwife
I'd definitely NOT take the Magellan which can...

I'd definitely NOT take the Magellan which can funnel winds to very high speeds. You don't need to round the Horn, take the Beagle Channel and go via Ushuaia. East to West, you could also take in...
Forum: Other 04-11-2010, 17:34
Replies: 52
Views: 21,592
Posted By fishwife
This book is a little expensive but it would...

This book is a little expensive but it would answer all your questions about Tierra del Fuego. If you made the trip you'd find it invaluable as would reading everything Beth and Evans have written...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 04-11-2010, 17:17
Replies: 34
Views: 4,578
Posted By fishwife
What sort of ground were you over when you...

What sort of ground were you over when you dragged? The weight of your anchor should stop you dead on good holding over solid mud or packed sand I've never seen a Northill and had to Google it but...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 04-11-2010, 09:52
Replies: 85
Views: 9,961
Posted By fishwife
I lived in Saudi Arabia for a while, where...

I lived in Saudi Arabia for a while, where alcohol is forbidden. In many supermarkets and in the Commissary of Aramco you could buy tins of hopped malt syrup - with recipes for making bread on the...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 04-11-2010, 09:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,950
Posted By fishwife
I've not seen these before and had to Google,...

I've not seen these before and had to Google, which gave me this Eccotemp Tankless Water Heaters (https://www.hotcampshowers.com/eccotemp_tankless_water_heaters)

Not a bad price and they would seem...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 04-11-2010, 07:47
Replies: 85
Views: 9,961
Posted By fishwife
Home Brew - Wine & Beer making kits Sodium...

Home Brew - Wine & Beer making kits Sodium Metabisulphite 1 kg (https://www.brewuk.co.uk/store/sodium-metabisulphite-100grm-2.html)

4.55 per kg
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 02-11-2010, 12:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By fishwife
Yes, really bad days do happen. About four years...

Yes, really bad days do happen. About four years ago a friend sailing from the Canary Isles to the Caribbean just lucked into finding a couple in a life raft, 6 or 7 hundred miles off the coast. It...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 02-11-2010, 10:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By fishwife
Distress Pyrotecnics

If you ever have to use a distress rocket or flare, you are probably having a very bad day, as mentioned in this article.
Marine Flares More Than Meets the Eye gCaptain- A Maritime & Offshore...
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 01-11-2010, 06:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By fishwife
A quick look at Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel...

A quick look at Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel Traffic and Positions (https://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/) in the English Channel shows very few vessels going faster than 15 knots and many at 10 to 12...
Forum: Challenges 31-10-2010, 17:36
Replies: 30
Views: 9,661
Posted By fishwife
I'd say this was fairly critical. It's going to...

I'd say this was fairly critical. It's going to be a right PITA if you have to start digging out ballast after it's set in whatever medium you choose.

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Forum: Cruising News & Events 31-10-2010, 14:54
Replies: 276
Views: 33,212
Posted By fishwife
I doubt very much that a delivery captain could...

I doubt very much that a delivery captain could get insurance for a transit that took in the Gulf of Aden and or the Somalia coast. When my insurance was renewed about 6 months ago the only place in...
Forum: Challenges 31-10-2010, 08:14
Replies: 30
Views: 9,661
Posted By fishwife
A guy I know used railway line that he found in a...

A guy I know used railway line that he found in a scrap yard. After painting it with a rust inhibitor he used epoxy to hold it all in place. A lot of work but he wasn't on a schedule so for him the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 30-10-2010, 20:22
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By fishwife
The price is probably NOT right. This is the sort...

The price is probably NOT right. This is the sort of boat that has a negative value. There is a cost to dispose of it to the present owner. Even as a gift, walk away from this boat. Other peeps...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 30-10-2010, 19:39
Replies: 72
Views: 7,747
Posted By fishwife
I hope and think you mean deduct. :D P.

I hope and think you mean deduct. :D

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Forum: General Sailing Forum 30-10-2010, 19:31
Replies: 72
Views: 7,747
Posted By fishwife
When I bought my present boat the previous owner...

When I bought my present boat the previous owner told me to be very, very careful not to run aground :whistling: After a 6 day trip back to the UK in less than smooth conditions (read really bumpy)...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 29-10-2010, 20:25
Replies: 6
Views: 4,627
Posted By fishwife
If they ever built on it would go broke. ...

If they ever built on it would go broke. Cruisers don't generally want to be tied up on a slip when there are great anchorages and wonderful beaches just waiting to be explored.

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