By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Head directly for this island until you can clearly identify the red cone buoy P50 marking the channel across the Comox Bar. Check the mast for trueness. Centerboards and lifting keels are an option if your plans include more coastal cruising than ocean voyaging, but the increased complexity and lowered stability are drawbacks. Leeward Island Motor Yachts.
Cruising the Whitsundays - the things you wished you'd known
Annapolis to Seattle or Seattle to Florida: In only 28 days of work from the time our Hallberg-Rassy 46 was unloaded from the freighter in Seattle, Amanda, a friend and I commissioned the boat and were ready for our 10, mile shakedown series of sail-training voyages to New Zealand. Modern wood epoxy saturation WEST System technique produces boats that are lighter, stronger and often faster than traditionally built boats and have a better chance of being insurable for ocean cruising. The danger of short chains is in lulls or at the turn of the tide. If you think about it, why would the staff even try to please customers when the bare minimum would get them tips.
Sailing Vacation Etiquette
Preparing the boat It goes without saying that any boat undertaking coastal passages should be equipped and crewed adequately. If the boat has midships cleats, they may be used for the spring lines. Dozens of these boats are still out cruising the world, and the designs that followed have consistently been comfortable, attractive and reasonably fast; very reliable cruising boats without any concession to racing design or passing tends. The Sound is now covered for cellular phone use. Looking forward to a sailing trip in the islands!!
Access to every part of the interior of the hull makes checking for corrosion and painting much easier. Can I bring my own alcohol? The price of all of our cabins are per person based on double occupancy. Dinghy The Whitsundays is dinghy-crunching country. Remember that there is not one design or style of cruising that suits everyone. I used to think that I would not like a ketch rig, but after seven years and 70, miles on my previous boat that was ketch-rigged, I changed my mind.
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