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Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 09-05-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Magneto
All of this input is good common sense most of us...

All of this input is good common sense most of us practice now. What I can't get my head around is a $41 million dollar yachts captain allowed this to happen. Drunk, absent? His teenage son borrowed...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 09-04-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Magneto
Can I assume then that I am responsible for any...

Can I assume then that I am responsible for any damage my anchor causes to the sea floor? If my anchor is set in sand and weather or current drags it across a patch of coral, am I liable? Whether it...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 09-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Magneto
Super yacht damages reef and fined 100K. How do I avoid this?

In the news :

Owners of $41 million superyacht agree to pay $100,000 after dropping anchor, damaging coral reef in Hawaii

After reading this I ask these questions;
What did this yacht do...
Forum: Liveaboards 03-18-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,303
Posted By Magneto
dsmangan, great thread. My wife and I are in your...

dsmangan, great thread. My wife and I are in your same shoes. My advise is to listen to all these guys but make your own decisions. We have similar plans and were guided towards the boats that fit...
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 03-14-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,949
Posted By Magneto
I'm 60 so while I'm here... ...

I'm 60 so while I'm here...

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Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 03-12-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,949
Posted By Magneto
There is a great article in Newsweek from a...

There is a great article in Newsweek from a medical doctor in a major European hospital that gives a good prospective from a medical doctor on the front lines. The title says it all and echos my...
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 03-12-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,949
Posted By Magneto
They already found one. ...

They already found one.

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/us-postal-service-worker-tests-positive-for-coronavirus
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 03-08-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,949
Posted By Magneto
Murray, good link to a great technical write up...

Murray, good link to a great technical write up on the COVID-19 virus. I read it at least 3 times to digest the situation. I suggest it to everyone for good reading and decision making.

Ted &...
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 03-06-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,949
Posted By Magneto
To the OP, in all seriousness and to your...

To the OP, in all seriousness and to your question, the Coronavirus HAS affected our economy and I know because I am very well invested in the market. The market is a roller coaster right now. The...
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 03-05-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 10,949
Posted By Magneto
All it takes is someone snorting bath salts and...

All it takes is someone snorting bath salts and getting Covid 19 while getting bit by a rabid dog. Then you have your rabid flesh eating zombie apocalypse. Long range boats like trawlers will be...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,169
Posted By Magneto
I tried Pure and found problems with downloads. I...

I tried Pure and found problems with downloads. I use now Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN and found them to be cheap and works for me 100% on everything I access and download. I have no experience...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-15-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By Magneto
I'm obligated and land locked for for a few...

I'm obligated and land locked for for a few years. All I can do until then is plan. We are considering a smaller 45 or 50 footer and cruise coastal for a couple of years. We will cross that bridge...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-15-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By Magneto
Talking You are absolutely correct sir! That is my...

You are absolutely correct sir!
That is my nature but there is a reason for me marching my ducks.
Due to finance entanglements, I cannot purchase the boat for another 4 years. So I am a monkey in a...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-15-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By Magneto
So what both of you are saying meeting people...

So what both of you are saying meeting people along the way and talking it up with other owners is the norm. I can understand that.

Thanks
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-15-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By Magneto
How do you crew your boat?

Let me first state that I know that the planned cruise itinerary, duration and owner/captain experience will dictate the crew requirements. But generally, where is the pool you find good crew for any...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-15-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,355
Posted By Magneto
Submitted for February: I used my Jeep and...

Submitted for February:
I used my Jeep and wench to de-mast my sailboat.


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Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
This is a great story of Harley the dog on...

This is a great story of Harley the dog on Infinity N62. It was a comedy of errors. It was also very educational on pets going into Honolulu. It made Carol and I think very hard where we will decide...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
Thanks Wayne and Oscar, I like the way you think....

Thanks Wayne and Oscar, I like the way you think.
So far the general consensus is that carrying about 3K is enough (in small bills). Credit cards everywhere else and Noonsite is a good tool.

I do...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
I agree too. This is worth looking into. My wife...

I agree too. This is worth looking into. My wife has a few anti cancer meds and I have a couple of what you list laying around. We take it for granted what we leave laying around on our coffee table...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12,071
Views: 1,627,086
Posted By Magneto
My wife and I visited a boat show last year in...

My wife and I visited a boat show last year in Florida with the intention of browsing and getting some exercise. No intention of buying anything until we came upon this. We figured it would be fun...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
Oscar, I like the way you think. Alan T,...

Oscar, I like the way you think.

Alan T, Thank you for the insightful and specific advice. Very appreciated.

Makobuilders, I'm down to my last kilo.
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
We have watched all the Hamilton's Dirona videos...

We have watched all the Hamilton's Dirona videos but now starting to read through their travel logs. Very informative and entertaining. I'm sure we will get a lot of useful information from their...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
Good advise and thank you for that Shakespeare...

Good advise and thank you for that Shakespeare reference. Shylock was a bastard not wanting to settle for a pound of flesh from just anywhere on a debtor’s body but instead to take it from over his...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
I agree that credit cards are the way to go for...

I agree that credit cards are the way to go for every place that takes them.
I was not sure about third world customs fees.

If holding about $1000.00 cash covers miscellaneous, then I'm good.
...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,974
Posted By Magneto
Thanks, I forgot about the credit card points....

Thanks, I forgot about the credit card points. But I am still concerned about credit card number theft even in my own home town. I never use a credit card in New Orleans and the bank tells me to...
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