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Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 12-31-2013, 01:10 PM
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Posted By norumbega
Yes, we did call Chaz to make reservations, our...

Yes, we did call Chaz to make reservations, our comment was that we never actually met him, we were only at that dock for two nights. And we were glad for the security gate although we didn't learn...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 12-31-2013, 09:30 AM
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Posted By norumbega
My message about the docks was re:Savannah...

My message about the docks was re:Savannah...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 12-31-2013, 09:29 AM
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Posted By norumbega
West End

We're going to meet some friends in Green Turtle, so our plan is to check in at West End, then over to Great Sail Cay, then to GTC. We stayed in a cottage at Hope Town two years ago right between...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 12-31-2013, 09:23 AM
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Posted By norumbega
We stayed at the River Street dock....then moved...

We stayed at the River Street dock....then moved to the Hyatt Regency dock. There is a bolt poking out of the dock at the Hotel that could do serious damage to your boat. I mentioned this several...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 12-31-2013, 09:13 AM
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Posted By norumbega
Happy Holidays! We're in Vero Beach enjoying...

Happy Holidays!

We're in Vero Beach enjoying the use of a car for our provisioning expeditions before crossing over to West End.

Boat has been a pleasure to live on over these last 3 1/2...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 11-19-2013, 02:51 PM
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Posted By norumbega
They checked the y valve in our head and our...

They checked the y valve in our head and our keyed lock for the overboard macerator but didn't go below into the engine room. I put the white placard inside the door to our kitchen garbage can and...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 11-19-2013, 02:08 PM
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Posted By norumbega
The Coast Guard was very courteous and...

The Coast Guard was very courteous and thorough...they checked all our safety equipment including making sure we had the necessary placards in place. I couldn't believe how many big men in life...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 11-15-2013, 06:24 PM
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Posted By norumbega
We're in Charleston!

An update...we're at the dock at Charleston Maritime Center and have discovered how close we are to everything! We got boarded by the coast guard and passed inspection, phew!!! Didn't know how so...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 10-02-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By norumbega
Approaching ICW

Hi,
We're finally on our way towards the ICW going south from Maine. Are finding excellent slips, moorings and anchorages along the way...have been indulging in some R&R in the Chesapeake. Tonight...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-13-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By norumbega
Thanks for your suggestions... I'll check out...

Thanks for your suggestions... I'll check out Wordpress. Has anyone used Google groups?
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-13-2013, 04:49 PM
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Views: 2,895
Posted By norumbega
Unhappy All set for Monday departure

If the weather looks good, we'll head out early Monday from Robinhood Marine Center. The only glitch is that we picked up our Portland Pudgy and our town office is closed....so, no registration. We...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-10-2013, 09:03 AM
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Posted By norumbega
Does anyone have a recommendation for a cruising...

Does anyone have a recommendation for a cruising blog?
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-10-2013, 09:03 AM
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Posted By norumbega
We're almost ready to set off....thanks again to...

We're almost ready to set off....thanks again to Roger and Anne for your excellent advice!
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-26-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By norumbega
So far, we've managed to navigate through the...

So far, we've managed to navigate through the intricacies of figuring out how to get mail and pay our bills while underway!
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-23-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By norumbega
We are looking forward to spending some time in...

We are looking forward to spending some time in the Chesapeake, thanks!
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-22-2013, 08:33 AM
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Posted By norumbega
Thank- you so much for meeting with us and...

Thank- you so much for meeting with us and sharing your experiences and advise!


Peter and Laurie
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-17-2013, 05:37 PM
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Posted By norumbega
We'll give you a call tomorrow...any chance we...

We'll give you a call tomorrow...any chance we could meet you at our boat at Robinhood Marine Center? Dinner at the Osprey would be on us!


Thanks,

Peter and Laurie
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-16-2013, 07:02 PM
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Posted By norumbega
sent reply via email....

Hello Roger,

We'd love to meet you and discuss our trip! Our boat is at Robinhood Marine Center, we live in Wiscasset....what would work best for you?

Cheers!

Peter and Laurie
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-14-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By norumbega
Thanks! There's a lot of information from...

Thanks!

There's a lot of information from Virginia on down, but not so much from Maine to the start of the ICW...we're trying to decide just when to leave.
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-13-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By norumbega
We're aiming for the Bahamas.

We're aiming for the Bahamas.
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-12-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By norumbega
Starting trip south from Maine

We're in the final throws of getting ready for our journey south from Maine. It's all new and a bit daunting.
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By norumbega
RE: any particular year best for IG construction?

Hello Marin and Dwhatty,

Glad to have found a personal recommendation for Northwest Explorations....we did see a nice GB Sport that looked amazing, but of course, it sold immediately :)


Yes,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By norumbega
RE: any particular year best for IG construction?

Our experienced friend was referring to GB's being sold perhaps 20 years ago....I checked and the prices seem to be evening out. Thanks again :)
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By norumbega
RE: any particular year best for IG construction?

Thanks Adagio,

We were originally looking at GB's, but an experienced friend said that IG's were a more cost effective option. You're right though, it all depends on the particular boat and it's...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,655
Posted By norumbega
RE: any particular year best for IG construction?

Thanks dwhatty and SeaHorse II,

Both of your vessels seem fairly new....we're considering mid 90's. I wonder where to find out what yards built which hull #s?

We're in Maine and I have family...
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