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Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 07-02-2014, 17:38
Replies: 217
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Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Rum

Ok having lived in Barbados the home of dark rum ( Mount Gay ) I have had my share of great rums , Pryate used to be from Anguila until they were bought by Patron been there drank that. Its a blend...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-05-2013, 21:17
Replies: 24
Views: 3,225
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Boat left to anchor for one to two weeks?

Port Townshend is a poor anchorage , many boats drag there every year .Marrowstone island has some good anchorages
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-07-2012, 07:21
Replies: 8
Views: 3,867
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: source for E-T-A rocker switches?

ETA breakers are used a lot in the aircraft industry try DIGIKEY Electronic Components Distributor | DigiKey Corp. | US Home Page (https://www.digikey.com) they stock them.
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 04-07-2012, 18:18
Replies: 41
Views: 12,834
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: The Right Auto-Pilot?

Another Vote for Com-Nav Solid gear with great tech support. Also sold under the Si-Tex Label
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 03-07-2012, 20:31
Replies: 8
Views: 3,327
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Campbell Sailor

My experience with them if they continuously over pitch their props , despite the same feedback from many customers , Use Dave Gerr's formulas from the propeller handbook and you can reduce pitch or...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 23-06-2012, 15:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Bequia Bars and Restaurants

Sailors is still going but they are having a rough go of it. Elfic is baking at night for the foreigners who bought up the several of the water front places.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-05-2012, 23:29
Replies: 14
Views: 4,966
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Changing from in-mast to stack pack

I have seen a few people run T -track up the mast for the new main track and use the roller for a storm sail . Works well the main is then converted to conventional slab reefing with lazy jacks.
Forum: Marine Electronics 17-04-2012, 23:16
Replies: 45
Views: 6,909
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Mine Died... What Autopilot to Buy?

If you drive is still Ok you can replace the control head , computer , compass and rudder sensor with a Comnav 1420 kit . . Did this with my old WH and is outperforms the WH with half the current...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-04-2012, 23:29
Replies: 34
Views: 5,822
Posted By Maggie-K
Your Choice for The Worst Price Gouging Transient Marina

My choice is the Greater Victoria Harbor Authority Docks in Victoria BC.

Reservation fee (not included in moorage) $15.00
Moorage $1.70 a foot
30...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 11-04-2012, 16:26
Replies: 18
Views: 2,909
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Sailing Classes in Vancouver?

Sailing lessons are usually lower priced out of the states so if your planning to do a cruise and learn look in the San Juan's . The courses are all similar. I teach for a couple of the major...
Forum: Navigation 09-04-2012, 23:52
Replies: 9
Views: 3,427
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: BC Cruising Guides

How far are you going ? This will of course affect the charts you will need , Are you Power of sail , Many of the cruising guides lean to one or the other.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 03-04-2012, 22:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,041
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: B.C inside passage

I have made the trip many times bring warm dry clothes !!!! One of the original founders of Green Peace (want's nothing to do with them now) lives on Hanson .Goes by the name Walrus. Look him up if...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 31-03-2012, 09:56
Replies: 95
Views: 45,291
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: HATE Jabsco Manual Toilet - should we Convert to Electric?

Another vote for the Raritan phII. Jabsco's are junk threw mine out on my last boat after many problems and put in a phII, ran perfectly for 9 years then I sold the boat , Tossed the Jabsco on my...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-03-2012, 23:22
Replies: 12
Views: 15,726
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: ericson 29 or islander 28?

I sailed an Ericson 29 for 10 years , A proverbial brick shithouse of a boat that sails really well and is very forgiving. Very overbuilt construction. Sails well in light air and comfortable and...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-03-2012, 21:54
Replies: 145
Views: 20,926
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Cuba - Warning non-American boats

Not so Washington State residence require a yearly Permit for their vessel issued by the vehicle/boat licensing office (https://fortress.wa.gov/dol/dolprod/vehoffices/). Canadian boats require a User...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-03-2012, 16:18
Replies: 145
Views: 20,926
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Cuba - Warning non-American boats

Canadian Vessels over 30 feet are required to purchase a Decal from customs before entering Washington State waters you can stay 60 days before applying for a permit for another 60 then you have to...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-03-2012, 10:57
Replies: 145
Views: 20,926
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Cuba - Warning non-American boats

You do know Canadians also have to check in and get a permit or Decal and pay a fee for it . There is also a time limit on their stay. I was just in Cuba , Lovely country great people fine rum and...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 23-05-2011, 17:41
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

Ancient.Mariner (https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/members/ancient.mariner-47502.html) you should also be aware Pacific Yachting magazine contributed $20 thousand dollars toward the bouys. and...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 23-05-2011, 17:36
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

IdoraKeeper (https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/members/idorakeeper-32270.html) you should be aware are only 12 bouys for boats over 30 feet to a maximum of 40 the rest are for under 30 feet and all...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 19-04-2011, 08:08
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

HA HA Gord I knew you could not let it go , I hope you didn't waste too many hours of your life proving your point .
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 18-04-2011, 18:09
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

[QUOTE=hummingway;669499]Bill's boat being 42 feet would probably be fine on the 40 foot moorings.





I'm sure Bill's insurance company will value your opinion
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 18-04-2011, 18:01
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

You may be right who is say Gord is correct , I didn't see any proof provided so we must assume what Gord says is also a fabrication
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 18-04-2011, 17:57
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

Your boat is too big to fit on any of the moorings, The issue is the moorings are not rated for large vessels or winds over thirty knots.
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 18-04-2011, 16:27
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

Well said Brent
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 18-04-2011, 15:38
Replies: 114
Views: 19,919
Posted By Maggie-K
Re: Nanaimo, BC Changes

WARNING , using the moorings at Nanaimo may void your insurance !!
I contacted HUB insurance on the issue of damage caused to your vessel while on the new moorings with a max wind rating of 30...
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