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Forum: Navigation 10-02-2019, 08:04
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Posted By Aden
Panama

hi

After our Panama Transit in March, we plan to cruise around Las Perlas and the provinces of Darien, such as the rivers Rio Congo, Rio Sucio, Rio Tuira and the tribes. Looking at the noonsite,...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-10-2018, 16:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By Aden
leave boat in Cuba marina

Our original plan is to sail from the southern Cuba to Havana along the west coast, and then head back to the west coast again. From there, we may get to Jamaica.

Now, we were thinking if it...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 27-10-2018, 16:34
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Aden
cuba electronic chart

We have Garmin chartplotter and just find that the cuba chart is bad and not recommended for navigation.

Is the Navionics good enough for cuba? I also have iSailor but sadly that it does not have...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-10-2018, 12:42
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Aden
cuba route advice

We are heading to the South from Boston. we are thinking of going to south to Florida through the east coastal route (or ICW) then Havana, but we may suffer the bad weather or unfavorable wind in...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 11-10-2018, 09:30
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Aden
Bahamas cruising

Can anyone confirm that Bahamas cruising permit is normally for 1 year as my permit is from this February? If not, I may have to renew it and pay another USD300 for the permit again when I go back...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 11-10-2018, 09:21
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Aden
Re: Cruising guide books

Thanks all of your reply.

I have got Jimmy's world cruising route. However, I would like to some guides for reference. Having done some research about the pacific crossing guide and Pacific...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 07-10-2018, 09:04
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Aden
Cruising guide books

I am thinking of buying Eric Bauhaus The Panama Cruising Guide but it was published in 2014. Can anyone recommend other Panama cruising guides which are more updated. Thanks!
Forum: Cruising News & Events 05-09-2018, 18:40
Replies: 62
Views: 11,664
Posted By Aden
Re: Annapolis Sailboat show ?

Any recommended anchorages near boat show as we are sailing up to Annapolis. Any restrictions the nearby creeks? It is our first time to go to the boat show by boat, so any tips going there?
Forum: Navigation 08-08-2018, 07:47
Replies: 0
Views: 664
Posted By Aden
Current app

Any recommendations on the 'tide & current' mobile app? Currently I am using isailor but no current/tide feature on android phone.
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 17-05-2018, 06:23
Replies: 49
Views: 7,822
Posted By Aden
Re: North from the Bahamas

I am also planning to leave Abacos before the end of May - weather permitting. I would like to know the best ports for arival to the US from the Bahamas.

I would like to sail up the east coast to...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 12-04-2018, 09:00
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By Aden
Route

We are currently in BVI, and plan to go to Turk&Caicos and then Bahamas.

Can anyone tell me where is the easy entry port in T&C for custom clearance as we are not going to the Grand Turk.
...
Forum: Navigation 02-04-2018, 09:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By Aden
Navigation software tool

I was thinking to install iSailor on my android phone for Caribbean, Bahamas and USA navigation. Any good?

Are their charts accurate? Currently my friend is using navaronic but I would like to...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 16-03-2018, 03:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By Aden
Courtesy flag

I received a Bahamas courtesy flag which is a country national flag but not the same shown on the guide book. Country flag at the top left corner with Red ensign background.

Is it still fine to...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 11-03-2018, 09:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By Aden
Re: Bahamas

Thanks for all reply.

Currently I don't have any books or guides or paper charts going to Bahamas. It seems difficult to find them in the chanderly shops as I am living aboard without...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-03-2018, 17:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By Aden
Re: Bahamas

I know the hurriance season starting from June 1. That's why I want to get to USA in early June.. But then it seems that it is not a good time to sail there via Bahamas in late May based on the...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-03-2018, 12:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By Aden
Bahamas

We plan to leave in Guadeloupe in April and sail along Bahamas between May and June. Hopefully we will get to Florida by the end of June.

Is it a good time for this route? Looking at the...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 28-02-2018, 09:23
Replies: 13
Views: 2,894
Posted By Aden
Re: Courtesy flag in Carribean

Thanks guys

Just want to know if I can also use USA courtsey flags for US Virgin islands???
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 27-02-2018, 20:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,894
Posted By Aden
Courtesy flag in Carribean

Can I use the courtesy flag France in the following islands

Martinque
Guadeloupe
St. Mart


Courtesy flag USA for US Virgin islands
Courtesy flag United Kingdom for British Virgin Islands
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 27-02-2018, 03:03
Replies: 210
Views: 21,088
Posted By Aden
Re: European Impressions of Cruising the US

May I ask which cruising guide book you used when cruising USA?
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 16-02-2018, 02:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By Aden
Re: Usa routes from barbados

Thanks Paul


If we leave from carribean in June to east coast of usa. Would it be problem to get to these places between July and September?

Any recommended cruising guide books going to the...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 15-02-2018, 03:20
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By Aden
Usa routes from barbados

We are in Barbados and were thinking of going to the north (Florida Or Icw) to avoid the harrican season. But we are not sure If we have enough time to get there safely. We may need to find out...
Forum: Navigation 14-02-2018, 03:39
Replies: 30
Views: 6,462
Posted By Aden
Anchor watch & gps

I have been using chat plotter to monitor my anchor but now I would like to have an app on my android phone.

Can anyone recommend the following app for me as there are many choices?
Anchor...
Forum: Meets & Greets 21-12-2017, 09:17
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By Aden
Re: Facebook

Thanks all of your reply.

I have a personal Facebook account and a page for the boat. Did you guys use your boat page to join any community group rather than your personal account?
Forum: Meets & Greets 16-12-2017, 02:30
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By Aden
Facebook

Did you create a Facebook for your own boat? If so, did you use your personal account to create a page? Or you just create a Facebook page without via your personal account.

I don't use Facebook...
Forum: Marine Electronics 14-11-2017, 12:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By Aden
marine headset (bluetooth) for communication

Any recommended marine headset for communication on the deck?
Bluetooth may be good. There are so many choices and no idea how to choose.
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