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Old 01-28-2013, 04:45 PM   #61
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hot and humid would be too much for me. Wonder what the water temp would be 70?
Winter water temp around the island of Bonaire runs 78~80. I know that is west by a bit, but it is what I remember.
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:21 PM   #62
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hot and humid would be too much for me. Wonder what the water temp would be 70?
Currently in Trinidad, the water temps 81. It doesn't get much cooler. The bug we called Spike, landed on our decks when we were in French Guiana. His relatives can get a lot bigger.
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:24 PM   #63
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Who needs a line cleat when ya got Spike?
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:17 PM   #64
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Winter water temp around the island of Bonaire runs 78~80. I know that is west by a bit, but it is what I remember.
I first wrote 80 then changed to 70....Geez.. from what your saying then the air would be almost as hard to breath as the water!
No thank you, I'll be content with the cold waters of the pacific northwest and rain
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:22 PM   #65
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Currently in Trinidad, the water temps 81. It doesn't get much cooler. The bug we called Spike, landed on our decks when we were in French Guiana. His relatives can get a lot bigger.
gooly gee. I'll bet that guy can eat lotsa skeeters?...are there any mermaids out there
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:47 PM   #66
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Greetings,
Mr. 45. That appears to be a male rhinoceros (scarab) beetle and as such doesn't eat skeeters....Believe it or not, in spite of their size, strong fliers (mentioned that specifically to keep the pilots in the group happy).
Now, on with the Rio reports!!!!
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:53 PM   #67
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Believe it or not, in spite of their size, strong fliers (mentioned that specifically to keep the pilots in the group happy).
It's a damn good thing they are strong flyers as unless someone fits a peg leg to Spike, he's going to be walking in circles. (Always to his left.)
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:51 AM   #68
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Hello Almao, Very interesting what you are doing. One question; how do you want to import her into Brazil. I sold my Bavaria 49 in Europe because I could not get permission to import her.
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Could you imagine meeting spike on a motorcycle at 55.

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Old 02-04-2013, 05:30 PM   #70
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Could you imagine meeting spike on a motorcycle at 55.

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Old 02-25-2013, 06:54 AM   #71
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back home. I left the boat in Luperon-dominican Republic. impossible to do what I wanted, it is a journey to be made calmly and slowly to take advantage of the route.

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Alemao good to hear that you are in safety back in Brazil. What are the plans now?

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back home. I left the boat in Luperon-dominican Republic. impossible to do what I wanted, it is a journey to be made calmly and slowly to take advantage of the route.

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Glad that you are safely home. It sounds like there are stories to be told. Pictures too I hope.
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:43 PM   #74
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back home. I left the boat in Luperon-dominican Republic. impossible to do what I wanted, it is a journey to be made calmly and slowly to take advantage of the route.

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I'll bet it feels good to be home........
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Old 02-25-2013, 04:54 PM   #75
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Good to be at home. I'm learnong all the time. I got waves with 8' hight and 23 knots as wind and the boat and the crew survived as well
I got many pictures that I'll lost soon.
In Georgetown I learned about Luperon-Dominican Republic as the best and cheap place to leave the boat.
I intend to make the Caribean as the second part of the trip in the end of May and go to Trinidad.

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I'm sorry the mistakes, i'm writing in the car

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Good to be at home. I'm learnong all the time. I got waves with 8' hight and 23 knots as wind and the boat and the crew survived as well
I got many pictures that I'll lost soon.
In Georgetown I learned about Luperon-Dominican Republic as the best and cheap place to leave the boat.
I intend to make the Caribean as the second part of the trip in the end of May and go to Trinidad.

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Thanks, we're looking forward to seeing the pictures
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Old 02-25-2013, 08:06 PM   #79
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Good surprises: gentle Bahamians and also the people from Caicos and also in Dominican Republic.
Good fuel, food and dock prices.

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It sounds like you are off to a good start, seems you travelled through the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos how long did that part take and how many stops, it is a dream trip to me.
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