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Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,656
Posted By garrobito
Talking Interesting...

Years ago I had a customer with a huge 55' with twins.
One of the engines was non-functional (387 big blocks) and the other work ok.
I was hired to move the boat from the bay to the delta (70...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 44,430
Posted By garrobito
I'm going to the bone, I want blood... There...

I'm going to the bone, I want blood...
There are 7 dead sailors, a very expensive ship almost destroy it and (pardon my french) somebody is gonna freaking pay for that.
We (people who pay tax every...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 44,430
Posted By garrobito
..After I saw the AIS erratic course of the...

..After I saw the AIS erratic course of the merchant, the frigate captain have a very little chance not finish flipping hamburger in McDonald on 6 month...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 44,430
Posted By garrobito
Millions and millions on superduper sophisticated...

Millions and millions on superduper sophisticated scanner radar to end T boned for a gigantic merchant..
I want to laugh...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By garrobito
...another good thing about using a small fast...

...another good thing about using a small fast one is you can use to explore Alaska, inside passage and then move to start the big loop through Erie Lake or Mayor.
More I think, more sense have to...
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-15-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By garrobito
I'm administrator of a huge estate from a...

I'm administrator of a huge estate from a relative.
She passed away 3 years ago, without nothing than a trust. Took all my time and effort work slowly my path trough surrogate NY court.
Add at that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By garrobito
..I think a good semi rigid boat could do it... ...

..I think a good semi rigid boat could do it...
The inflatable part could be enough to hold the boat inside container..
It's a good exercise...
We went all the way up to Skagway and pass command...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By garrobito
..yes, a folded trimaran or use the big 53' or...

..yes, a folded trimaran or use the big 53' or the new 60' container... a pilot boat maybe??
a 30' Osprey is a very good option...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By garrobito
..A 40' container cost around $2500 SF/Seattle,...

..A 40' container cost around $2500 SF/Seattle, then from there, on less than 300 miles I have thousand of places to go. I need to crunch numbers but maybe for next year... On Alaska, using the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By garrobito
Around $8K at the end...

Around $8K at the end...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By garrobito
A different way to do the same

Back from 14 days cruising time around Alaska.
We use a 68' custom design (trawler type) from San Francisco to Juneau with stops at Ketchikan, Sitka, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert and few others around....
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,138
Posted By garrobito
Liveaboard exist for a reason: additional "free"...

Liveaboard exist for a reason: additional "free" security to the marina when nobody is around.
On my marina we pay electricity by meter and a substantial amount of money for the "liveaboard" status....
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 05-12-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,983
Posted By garrobito
So.. the cruiser cannot move out the fishing boat...

So.. the cruiser cannot move out the fishing boat path??
I mean... it's a forbidden action avoid collision at sea even if is a military ship?
Seems to me collision can be avoided but nobody (the...
Forum: Harbor Chat 05-10-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,034
Posted By garrobito
i cannot afford a Tesla, during the years, I...

i cannot afford a Tesla, during the years, I build a couple electric cars just for the fun... Tesla is an impressive piece of technology... impossible tried to mod that thing.. or change any...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By garrobito
My 2-almost-3 years child was borned in our boat...

My 2-almost-3 years child was borned in our boat and normally sail and travel with us.
The most logical precaution is keep he busy and under constant supervision.
Below 3 years child does not have...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,825
Posted By garrobito
I'm afraid of bring a new yamaha at my boat.. ...

I'm afraid of bring a new yamaha at my boat..
Still searching for "the" perfect tenor sax.. yamaha is high on the list but I'm afraid because I have so many yamahas on board (water sky, outboard, a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,825
Posted By garrobito
Just curious... what instrument you play???

I back to play tenor sax after.. uff more than 25 years..
Just curious.. any other musician around??
Nothing better than practice in a boat... nobody close to bother with endless scales... ;)...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 04-26-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,039
Posted By garrobito
Hum.. I should be the exception.. I bought all my...

Hum.. I should be the exception.. I bought all my boats with a handshake with the owner, a small amount of money over the table and a coffee...
No broker, no long, extensive survey, just "tell me...
Forum: Cruising and Events - The Rest of the World 04-26-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,209
Posted By garrobito
..my solution for the last 35 years... :D:D:D:D

..my solution for the last 35 years... :D:D:D:D
Forum: Cruising and Events - The Rest of the World 04-25-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,209
Posted By garrobito
Australia, New Zealand, Nicaragua or Colombia (in...

Australia, New Zealand, Nicaragua or Colombia (in that order) are on my list for possible relocation...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-15-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,271
Posted By garrobito
Your best friend on this type of case are bleach...

Your best friend on this type of case are bleach and patience.. a lot of patience...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,348
Posted By garrobito
Interesting... thanks you for share.. On my...

Interesting... thanks you for share.. On my marina we have 6 pile on need of replacement.. we ask for metal sleeves or replacement and nothing come below 5K...
I gonna investigate a little more...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 04-11-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,002
Posted By garrobito
i would suggest take at look at Hatteras.. very...

i would suggest take at look at Hatteras.. very comfortable boats!
Forum: Welcome Mat 04-11-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By garrobito
We share ownership over a Swift 50 with IPS......

We share ownership over a Swift 50 with IPS... Our experience was not good... Replace drive seals was really a pain in the lower area and expensive..
After find same trouble a couple time on same...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,452
Posted By garrobito
Unless you're a serious buyer, I don't think it's...

Unless you're a serious buyer, I don't think it's a good idea to meet with a broker who need to travel such a distance to meet with you.. it's common sense..
When you narrow your searching and be...
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