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Forum: General Sailing Forum 19-06-2022, 06:09
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
Re: buying in Florida

Thank you everyone for responding.
At this time, I ended up not moving forward on the Kynsna. Somewhat because it would be a real hassle right now to get to Florida to view the boat etc. It is...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-06-2022, 20:55
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
Re: buying in Florida

I am looking in Florida because I want to take the boat into the Caribbean and in Jan of 2025 start it on a crossing of the Pacific. I am getting the boat early to shake it out for a few years....
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-06-2022, 15:58
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
Re: buying in Florida

New experience for me. Boats are different a bit I guess and I am finding out about the brokerage.
So far I have read the documents linked above and they are helpful.
Listen: I am not totally...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-06-2022, 15:27
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
Re: buying in Florida

LOL: I am just getting over covid. For me it wasnt too bad.
Thank you VERY MUCH for the links. Very helpful.
Any thoughts on the offer price? Seems with the market tanking, a full price...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-06-2022, 14:29
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
Re: buying in Florida

thank you

I guess I just find it "strange". When I buy a house, we use a third party escrow. when I buy and sell a Plane, we use third party escrow.
Now when I buy a boat, No third party...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-06-2022, 14:11
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
Re: buying in Florida

So I need to use her escrow account? that seems strange to me. How do I know she is secure?

don
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-06-2022, 13:54
Replies: 45
Views: 2,410
Posted By dhenline
buying in Florida

OK I need the wisdom of the forum now.
I have been slowly looking to buy a boat to prepare for a big sailing trip with my friend starting in Jan2025. Our plan is to sail from Caribbean to...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 16-04-2022, 07:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By dhenline
Re: Back Clip Safey Harness

I think the key to any harness is keeping the attachment short enough that any slip still keeps you on the boat. Two lanyards with locking carabiners, with one attached at all times. Likely the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-04-2022, 09:01
Replies: 119
Views: 9,508
Posted By dhenline
Re: retirement

with that large of a retirement income, you will be able to cruise the world in a very comfortable fashion. I would personally get a 45 to 50 monohull by one of the better production companies, such...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 10-01-2022, 21:55
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By dhenline
Re: 40-45' Catamaran owners edition to live aboard

two words: Good Luck
$200K is not a whole lot of money for a newish Cat. Double to triple that price and maybe. And then you will need to travel to get to it.
you may do OK on you tube but odds...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 10-01-2022, 21:47
Replies: 90
Views: 7,870
Posted By dhenline
Re: Charging Rent

you keep trying to argue a point that it is like a house etc. the fact that you are having to argue the point means you likely know its not truly Kosher. you can have all the convoluted arguments...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-01-2022, 21:23
Replies: 43
Views: 4,763
Posted By dhenline
Re: Latest entry requirements, BVI and USVI

if you want to charter in and out of the USVI, then I would just cancel the contract with the BVI based charter and rebook with a USVI based charter. I assure you that any difference in cost will be...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-01-2022, 09:11
Replies: 43
Views: 4,763
Posted By dhenline
Re: Latest entry requirements, BVI and USVI

I was in the BVI in November.
you need a pre travel negative test. you will be tested again at the border
You will need insurance that covers hospitalization: not that hard to get or expensive...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-01-2022, 09:03
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By dhenline
Re: BVI cruising tax?

I did some checking on BVI tourism site and they report that charter vessels based in the BVI have a tax of $6/day/person and that Charter vessels based outside the BVI are $16/day/person.
seems...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-01-2022, 08:55
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By dhenline
Re: BVI cruising tax?

I guess the first question would be where did you receive that information from, if not from a official source.
However, I would not be surprised.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-01-2022, 09:13
Replies: 202
Views: 29,820
Posted By dhenline
Re: Delusion in the older Multi-Hull Market

this is the most reasonable response, I have seen on a long time
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-12-2021, 18:05
Replies: 86
Views: 10,097
Posted By dhenline
Re: Which boat would you get for 1-2 year RTW cruise on a $900k budget?

Damn interesting photo, since it is of a Bali, which I was considering getting to do a pacific tour. In fairness, I am planning on a catspace which is their small one. It seems to me that...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 08-12-2021, 21:28
Replies: 130
Views: 18,317
Posted By dhenline
Re: BVI charter DON'T DO IT!

I also was in BVI chattering
Tooo much hassles
I won’t return either
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 17-11-2021, 14:21
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By dhenline
Re: Help - is my charter boat a lemon?

what charter company are you with?
It helps us others to decide you to patronize in the future
don
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-11-2021, 12:08
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By dhenline
Re: USVI Charter Company for Cat

CYOA seems to run a pretty good outfit. They are located near the airport and thus convenient. I would also concur with avoiding the BVI until it becomes a bit more user friendly
don
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 16-11-2021, 12:05
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By dhenline
Re: Bareboating Covid Restrictions for Virgin Islands

I have just returned from a Charter in the BVI. I would personally avoid heading there from the USVI>. You have to have a negative covid test both before entering BVI and upon arrival in the BVI. ...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-11-2021, 14:28
Replies: 43
Views: 6,070
Posted By dhenline
Re: The Virgin Island's are open for business!!

wow you must be on a different trip the n me. I am currently here and I found the whole process ridiculous. I am fully vaccinated and I still needed a pretest for the BVI and needed to pre...
Forum: Navigation 26-10-2021, 04:34
Replies: 10
Views: 5,090
Posted By dhenline
Re: Sailing no from Fiji to Hawaii

Stray cat, did you make the trip?
If yes, can you give any details
Forum: General Sailing Forum 23-10-2021, 12:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,680
Posted By dhenline
Re: Looking for advice first time sailing charter

I am currently booked on a bareboat charter in the BVI.
if I knew all the hassle to get there even as a vaccinated person, I would not book my trip again. Lots of administrative hassles to get...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-10-2021, 10:51
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By dhenline
Bali Davits

Does anyone have any experience using the Davit System on a Bali Open space Cat? I am considering purchasing one and the Davit system is different than most davit systems on a Cat. the Dingy seems...
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