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    And now that I managed to get liability insurance...

    And now that I managed to get liability insurance for the boat, it's the management team for the Redwood Landing marina who is telling me that they won't give me a slip because the owner is not a US...
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    Friday news:...

    Friday news: https://pjsails.com/cradled-again-waiting-by-the-quayside/
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    Well, I feel like history is repeating itself. I...

    Well, I feel like history is repeating itself. I got a call this morning from my boss that my position was eliminated. The same happened with my Clipper and SHTP adventures. This brings up options...
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    Based on this (and others): ...

    Based on this (and others):

    http://www.allyachtregistries.com/Cruising-permits.aspx

    So ... when I bought Double Espresso ... the boat automatically became Belgian flagged: a Belgian boat won...
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    Thanks for clarifying. Thanks Skip for sharing...

    Thanks for clarifying. Thanks Skip for sharing that info as well.
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    Thanks! Wouldn't hurt :-) If she's open to chat...

    Thanks! Wouldn't hurt :-) If she's open to chat please let me know.
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    I think the starting point for all options is...

    I think the starting point for all options is that I cannot USCG document CaB and that CA requires that I register the boat within 120 days. It also dawned on me that CaB weighs less than 5 net tons,...
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    So I had to transfer paperwork to me when I...

    So I had to transfer paperwork to me when I bought Double Espresso. No biggie, CA registered title transfer, a bunch of forms (signed by both parties) and voila: my boat, my MMSI, my EPIRB, my VHF,...
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    And voila: sat images are in the app now ... It...

    And voila: sat images are in the app now ... It does include the area for the SHTP.

    See here for more (expand Help section): https://www.sailgrib.com/sailgrib_wr-support/
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    Has anyone had experience with buying a boat...

    Has anyone had experience with buying a boat abroad and transferring all the "important numbers" over? For example, the AIS MMSI is linked to the French flag and French immatriculation. Once the...
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    Quick update again:...

    Quick update again: https://pjsails.com/berthed-in-antwerp/
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    They're stuck as the lock is broken. They'll have...

    They're stuck as the lock is broken. They'll have to find another one tomorrow morning.

    The timing of the passage was mostly luck as departure was dictated by high tide slack at the dry storage...
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    Yep, the radar was working when I tested it. I...

    Yep, the radar was working when I tested it. I did get in touch with them and they are indeed getting strong support from tide currents (they said up to 9 kts).



    Yeah, the skipper is a French...
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    5033 I wish I'll be able to sustain the same...

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    I wish I'll be able to sustain the same speed as these pros have!

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    Made me think that I need to transfer the MMSI to...

    Made me think that I need to transfer the MMSI to me and update emergency information. But it's managed by the French government. We'll see what they say.
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    You can say that again. The boat is in fact for...

    You can say that again. The boat is in fact for sale :-)

    My older less well sorted out boat is on its way ...
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    Good day SSSers, Most likely Changabang will be...

    Good day SSSers,
    Most likely Changabang will be delivered in San Diego. I have no idea how things will happen. Most likely:

    1. She will be dropped in the water along side the cargo ship;
    2. The...
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    My wife is asking the same question ... And I...

    My wife is asking the same question ... And I have not broached the subject with the carrier, yet.

    I do have another skipper now. He's not going solo and is a professional so I'll have to pay...
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    Oh well, not to be. The guy just called me saying...

    Oh well, not to be. The guy just called me saying he is bailing out. Two more days lost ...
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    Starting 2020:...

    Starting 2020: https://pjsails.com/2020-short-update/
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    I walked by and noticed the sweatshirt and told...

    I walked by and noticed the sweatshirt and told my wife: "Hey there's another single-hander there, should I say hello?". And the rest is history :-)
    Good to meet you too, Max.
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    And that's done now. Edited images:...

    And that's done now. Edited images:
    http://gribserver.sailgrib.com/sat_image/
    He's working to add these to the app now. Should help figure out where to go when crossing the doldrums.
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    [QUOTE=tiger beetle;24938] The boat will come...

    The boat will come with this receiver: https://www.sangean.com/products/product.asp?mid=75&cid=16
    I plan to try this as a backup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1QyDVgclto
    Not sure how I'll...
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    Weather & routing tool - SailGrib WR

    Sailors, not just singlehanded but satellite users (e.g. Iridium GO),

    If you're looking for a tool to get GRIB files, weather charts, routing, navigation, NMEA integration, AIS and more, while at...
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