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by jimmy alonso
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Forestay on the las 3 strands!
Replies: 9
Views: 761

Re: Forestay on the las 3 strands!

Really lucky it didn't break. I've seen my forestay with a strand or two broken. Installed the larger forestay from BWY this year. l try to replace all standing rigging every 4 or 5 years now. Had a lower shroud break once while motoring. Not fun :cry: Put a toggle at the top too. I also use a line ...
by jimmy alonso
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

This year had to replace the house battery (fell from ladder and cracked :( ) also the Blue Sea SOC meter would not read amperage. So got a Fullriver DC115 amp hour deep cycle AGM battery also a Victron MPPT SmartSolar 100/30 charge controller and installed a Victron battery monitor Smart BMV712 and...
by jimmy alonso
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Few more pics The Lobster Trap Anegada https://w0rz9w.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mUrSTnN2RFXlxemDlr2cquhaUHPH7w2npWs8vEHT3w5EMtJAJtVibroJUaEesqQ50jZSId5x4ho_6xtvctOLHMu-T4oEhYNrXop3DmcbhLffK7pFBu_gdP-rQcNk2k3E2PaU6EjhNbkxSNJAZtBTDsdweFyuYGE6pSXLLqTrhq36fjBRsRc_DG8filHguyrrTO6o_FmfQgksC_JNNTJfj6w?width=4896...
by jimmy alonso
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Looks like you stopped in Arroyo. That long dock in the cove is where Martin Short’s character first saw the Wanderer, and first met Kurt Russell’s character, in ‘Captain Ron’. The neighborhood looks a whole lot less industrial these days, though. Very pretty on the waterfront now. Stopped at Patil...
by jimmy alonso
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Friday. Done with this years boat trip. 19 days aboard. The Stats: https://vuoimg.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mYJXz9m8DmBDk-e2HQQ_1FUfUB2QdyStA6dVKA60VoBUjXanBE2d1eNJBa39Zeosn9RXi0la-lKUSKKdDa5B4oAf5QbsT02EBchiBbL9cTqLTWBaYUsMh_fS5opw9DfVus7fatqaY6Ep-JAxDdWlpN8WTG1tGcxPo_2ASyI3a341NSpH5NOWBN3oC0DE6G8FaY3W2D...
by jimmy alonso
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Thursday Now moored at Caja de Muerto, Ponce. Sailed a lot since Tuesday weather turned windy today sailed with a reefed main only. After lunch quit sailing and motored here to Caja de Muerto wind was 20+ mph and tomorrow should be the same. Still have 40NM till homeport, will be a long day. Stats :...
by jimmy alonso
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Jimmy; that's swinging at anchor and on mooring ball. Yes its been hazy no rain though. Did 32 NM today 28 sailed and 3.8 motor sailed wind died down for a while left at 7:30 AM arrived at Culebra 4 PM. Used CBP Roam App to check in. Sailed the north coast of St Thomas this time. Sailed wing on wing...
by jimmy alonso
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Monday. Arrived @ St John, Majo Bay Checked in using the CBP Roam app easy but the first time it took a while to setup. Was windy today 20 MPH sailed with just the main reefed, will sail to Culebra tomorrow and will have to check in again there. New rudder brackets holding up fine. Can you believe 4...
by jimmy alonso
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Saturday. Short sail to Norman Island for a total of 46 under sail and 171 motoring. Sailed downwind tested new whisker pole and preventer line setup. Cleaned the yellow stuff off the boat bottom. Will stay moored here Sunday also and do more snorkeling and hanging out on the beach. Pirates at the B...
by jimmy alonso
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Thursday. Stayed the day on Anegada. went to Anegada Beach Club for the day. Friday. Sailed to Cooper Island 22 NM mostly 3.5 to 4 knots all the way except the last 7 NM it was 5 to 5.6 knots. Sailed 39 NM Motored 171 NM Sailing :macm: https://kjp5mg.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mLhiXbSDVT3H8cHEnhsyK0eQbh23Y...
by jimmy alonso
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Wednesday Sailed 17 NM to Anegada. Autopilot all the way anchored behind the charter boats, patched dinghy that has a air leak. Small waves and nice winds = good sail https://jzonya.ch.files.1drv.com/y4m_tTJOP0ieSU-hpN_n6_TYB7nv-WJ6xr2ej4HQRMEVTV1qmURAFCCyLi-EQhUpD7FKLFPGLblR0EGhWyICA8k9HlbrhAv87UZ5...
by jimmy alonso
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Tuesday, no sailing today but tomorrow will start by sailing to Anegada 17 NM from here Marina Cay. 171 NM so far traveled. On a mooring ball at Marina Cay a little rolly polly tonight. https://jtpyuw.ch.files.1drv.com/y4m9hvHNtFYoNNLArtkYRZ0HN7eas-J9vUlxfzD9iQf8QXGrM9Zh59Omb67fJjzaTDEMdYETf_127azV7...
by jimmy alonso
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Left St John went to Tortola West End to check in now moored at Cane Garden Tortola. Trip so far 163 Nautical Miles covered all by motoring. :( Sailing soon! Cane Garden https://ktpyuw.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mk7GvWDuf-781P3e5Zx56SGMinOmvHnYdtVk4DRSvqo0cGlWA_T0qk8V0NjTQK3YxRIlxI4Wm4z6ilMIf7bjKOFX1RiVcC1...
by jimmy alonso
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Saturday. Stayed here at Maho Bay. St John https://ktnx3w.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mpi3YvARPmvi8C7_DBrkozoKel7dCKMdLQ99Kp376BtaKr0sFZJf3OtZMEJpWPRnu09QtnH9HWgP9fyJiWkcN7CWKZcN__XbKYttX98sVI6is1Ku3tS5q9LqMX63YAQUYAw462pNngLP075WGI1AXMMbvUZNKokBK62OogbtqBNDq2yOrEcnrcm6SCveh6jqGS7qGb5kMfw5L6jSKDSbsIQ?width=...
by jimmy alonso
Fri May 31, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: BVI 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 2967

Re: BVI 2019

Arrived at St John was a very bumpy ride today 6 hours to St Thomas filled gas tanks 20 gallons then head to St John arriving at 4. Will relax now at Maho Bay for a couple days before checking in to the BVI. And start sailing. :) St Thomas waterfront https://kto8ag.ch.files.1drv.com/y4muWsrInKF33lzj...