ChartGuides Update: ICW

[Editor: This comes from a long-time C380 owner.Ā The content should be of interest to members given the experience of Bob Bierly who sent it to the list serve.] Folks, As a “public service” to thoseĀ few east coast sailorsĀ who may be looking to make that first big trip south, I pass along this semi commercial message from publishers of the best anchor and waterway guide publications I have found. (Barbara and Doug Leinhard on SV Melinda Kay might want to comment). The message says it all. Bob Bierly From: To: Sent: 9/1/2014 5:54:24 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time Subj: On the Water ChartGuides Update: ICW AnchorGuides SECOND EDITION Now Available On the Water ChartGuides Update: ICW AnchorGuides SECOND EDITION Now Available Hi Bob, This summer we were thrilled when Practical Sailor magazine, the “Consumer Reports” of all things marine, awarded our Cruise Guide and Anchor Guide series

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Hard Dodger and Hard Bimini

  Well it’s been in the idea stage for quite a while. The necessity of the canvas dodger and biminiĀ needing to be replaced has primed the need to build a hard dodger and hard biminiĀ from a Starboard type material called Seaboard. I am planning on spending extended time on Water Racket as I transition into part timeĀ retirement. We want a full enclosure as we’ll be spending more time in our cockpit than below. I designed and built these units with the input of Dan Wood at Canvas Creations in Annapolis. He wanted to replace his fiberglass hard dodgers with a more cost effectiveĀ material and that’s where I came in. I’ve posted the initial mounting photos and Dan will be finishing the canvas work in the near future. I’ve designed and manufacture KederĀ Tracks from the Seaboard material and hot air welded it to the tops with

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Long Term Cruising Mods

Long Term Cruising Mods Cliff & Deb Mewdell February, 2006 Hull: 332 Ā Hello From the Bahamas! After months of talking and planning, a lot of shopping, fixing and stuffing the boat, plus a couple of months moving down the ICW, we finally made it ā€œacrossā€ [the Gulf Stream] to the Bahamas Islands. Admiral Jeanne & I aboard My Bride II, along with buddy-boats Valkyrie, English Rose, and part-timers Albicilla and Watermark I, have done a lot, seen a lot, encountered a lot, and hopefully have learned something!. But all this is, as is said, a story for another day. However, at least sunrise of that day may have arrived with the printing of Commodore Earleā€™s [Valkyrie] column herein. So peruse that for all the associations doinā€™s, possibly including some of its officers adventures. On to the tech stuff. We first met Canadian cruisers Cliff & Debra Mewdell aboard Watermark

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