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  1. Insurance-Double Handed race coverage

    Yes, sorry I did not make that clear
  2. Insurance-Double Handed race coverage

    "It is with much regret that we inform you that our Underwriters are no longer prepared to offer cover for American or Canadian registered or owned vessels unless they are permanently sailing within European waters. Cover cannot be provided even in European waters if the yacht is used for charter or yachts requiring third party liability cover only. These restrictions apply to any new applications for Yacht Insurance. This decision has been made because of the potential additional costs under US and Canadian legislation." That's an email I got from them yesterday. I was just shopping for quotes to see if I could save a few bucks.
  3. Or of their marketing dept
  4. Show your boat sailing thread

    Thanks, They only made a handful of the 48 customs so I understand if it wasn't what came to mind. It originally had a pulpit but it had been removed before I purchased the boat.
  5. Show your boat sailing thread

    Indeed, 1975 c&c 48 custom. Taking friends out for the weekend always means extra stuff on deck. Enjoyment and vanity are always at odds
  6. Singlehanding a 44' cruiser?

    All luxuries. Self tailers are not necessary nor are electric. Lazy jacks or dutchman are important.
  7. Singlehanding a 44' cruiser?

    I don't think the size is a problem, I regulatory single hand my engine less 48fter, that part is more about planning and knowing the boat. If you can afford the upkeep then it's fine but more space than you need for single handing. If it's worth the cost then do it, if not then don't
  8. 1180 nm of Lessons in 14 weeks

  9. Cruising the Galapagos in 1938

    Your tag line is so contrived and boring I can't be bothered. If your going to make a shameless attempt at self promotion, at least make it interesting.
  10. Girl with patreon account goes sailing in hot place

    I thought that was a built in birth control feature
  11. OK, I sort of get it, now

    Washer dryer is too much. On an extended cruise I usually have the leisure to do it by hand or wonder over to the laundromat. But I come from the school of thought that less is more. Less stuff to break, more time to sail
  12. Which Wind Generator

    I have an airX I got for free because the bearings were seized, I replaced them it works fine. When on passage it usually puts out enough to run the autopilot all night. I wouldn't have it if it wasn't free and I may end up getting rid of it. It's loud, adds windage and 90% of the time the output isn't stellar
  13. Sailing is cheap

    I spent $3,800 for my first boat +$2,300 for upgrades and another couple for maintenance and repair over time. Sailed it all over the damn place. Took me thousands of miles, to 8 different countries and provided me with a place to live. It was a great value.