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Forum: Navigation 21-03-2022, 18:28
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Quickest and Safest Route from STT to MIA in June

My preferred route going north to mia is along the south shore. of Puerto Rico ( a lot less big ships, lots of anchorages and marinas,Salinas,Ponce if needed.Stop on the west coast of PR at the...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 13-10-2021, 17:08
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Suggestions for marinas/boatyards to look for FOR SALE signs-Ft Laud/Miami?

I have a CSY 44 for $38500 in St Thomas VI with a new engine and several other new upgrades, I'm selling it at a super low price because I've purchased a Cat that I'll be picking up in Miami 1st of...
Forum: Our Community 29-08-2021, 11:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: I want to buy a Cat in Florida or the Caribbean I live in New Zealand..

I have a 2001 leopard 38 that will be on the market soon in Florida presently in the Carribbean around $160,000 pm me for more details
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-05-2021, 00:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Vetus replacement for Vernalift exhaust muffler

I just removed a 2" hose dia cetek verna lift today in perfect condition, I need a 3 1/2 for the new engine.Will sell it for $100 if you pay the shipping from St Thomas V I PM me if interested
Forum: Navigation 28-03-2021, 10:09
Replies: 36
Views: 3,092
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Key Biscayne Bay tips

Nope donít buy it, take it from a former Quebecer whoís spent the last 35 years in and around key Biscayne.It can be done but why? You have Biscayne bay and all itís islands, the keys at your...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 25-03-2021, 11:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: I'm tired of being a land lubber

I can’t believe I’m saying this but if you can afford it go for a 40’ Cat and above at 70 and up things are easier on a cat,.If you can’t afford one buy the best built 40’ and up mono hull that you...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 25-03-2021, 11:30
Replies: 24
Views: 2,866
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Motoring dismasted boat across Gulf Steam

Itís only 40 nautical miles get a few good weather forecasts,make sure the seas are less than 4í and the wind is not from any points north, a dinghy and a Towboat US membership, leave early in the AM...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 25-03-2021, 11:16
Replies: 15
Views: 2,216
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Where to stay on a mooring in FLL area

FLL just a few places ,probably better to stay a few miles south around MIA. Oleta Park is a great anchorage, just north of 79 St Pelican marina rents moorings, between Venetian Cswy and McArthur...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 09-03-2021, 09:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Thoughts on Keel/Centerboard combos?

Had two of them a Soverel 30 and a Pearson 35 loved them especially in South Florida and the Bahamas, but not necessary here in the Caribbean although wouldnít hurt.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 04-03-2021, 11:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,328
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Portable Generator for Imported Boat

It’s funny I didn’t read anywhere in the gentleman’s question about 60hz nor did I read anything about the boat based in the US
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 04-03-2021, 10:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,328
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Portable Generator for Imported Boat

I would suggest a Honda 2000 very quiet, will even run a 5000 btu ac
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 03-03-2021, 18:13
Replies: 28
Views: 3,278
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Broken mast - Splicing

Not too difficult,I spliced mine on a 44 csy that had toppled over during Irma and unfortunately the mast broke.Used a 4 1/2 foot sleeve,cut a slot up the sleeve compressed it with ratchet belts...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-02-2021, 18:15
Replies: 34
Views: 2,858
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: I finally did it!

The two happiest days of a sailors life are the day he buys his boat and the day he sails off into the sunset with her
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-12-2020, 13:02
Replies: 21
Views: 3,785
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: 1979 Irwin 37 -- Thoughts?

I have lived and sailed a 37 for 10 years in the 90ís,served me well S Florida,keys and Bahamas and all in all had a lot of fun with her. but they are probably one of the worst built boats in that...
Forum: Crew Positions: Wanted & Available 09-05-2020, 04:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By floydmiami1
Crew wanted ( NO LONGER )

NO LONGER NEEDED . I will be sailing my CSY 44 from St Thomas to Key West around the end of June covid restrictions permitted.looking for 1 or 2 crew, each individual is responsible for their own...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 22-04-2020, 17:24
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Refrigerator cold plates

Thanks, if i can't get it up and running with little effort I'm going to put a whole new system in
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 22-04-2020, 10:09
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By floydmiami1
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 22-04-2020, 05:55
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By floydmiami1
Refrigerator cold plates

In my new/used boat,there is an old 1978 Crosby engine driven refigeration cold plate unit that
I'm trying to bring back to life.In the cold plate is the eutectic solution sealed in tubing
How can...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 09-04-2020, 18:43
Replies: 68
Views: 7,173
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: A little personal history with an honest question....

Take a look at the CSY 44.Probably one of the most affordable best built production boats ever built.there's a 120 page book floating around the internet about it's design and construction.Be careful...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 17-04-2019, 12:48
Replies: 21
Views: 2,634
Posted By floydmiami1
Re: Looking around for a live aboard...no rush

I have a 35' Pearson I'll sell for $12000 in key West, looks good,universal diesel runs great and sails great,ready to go. Just bought a much larger fixer upper so I've priced it to sell quickly
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