Fun post: http://matadornetwork.com/nights/13-reasons-never-date-sailor/ Fair winds and following seas 🙂
PLEASE include boat name! > On Oct 24, 2015, at 7:26 AM, W2ZDB@Winlink.org wrote: > > Time: 2015/10/24 11:24:35 > Latitude: 36-54.78NN > Longitude: 076-27.39W > Comment: Cove Marina, Virginia Beach VA >
Time: 2015/10/24 11:24:35 Latitude: 36-54.78NN Longitude: 076-27.39W Comment: Cove Marina, Virginia Beach VA
Over many years I have collected a number of first aid kits on board. Specific injuries have also augmented the collection of first aid materials – primary very large gauze pads for
Silky After 17 years of being a very loved member of the family Silky passed today. She was diagnosed with liver cancer and had lost a lot of weight and started throwing up blood. It was, unfortunately, time. Fair winds and following seas 🙂
The Gooseneck When Hurricane Joaquin was bearing down on the East Coast I took the precaution of removing all of the canvas from Reboot.
ACR Global Fix Pro GPS Cat II My strongest emotion is apathy and my greatest skill is procrastination but the calendar is relentless. With only a couple of weeks to go my first priority is to go over everything on Reboot
There are three (four) very common numbers for sailboats. The first is the hull identification number assigned by the builder. The second is the documentation number assigned by a government or by a locality (i.e. in the US by a State.) The third is a individual “Maritime Mobile Service Identity” (MMSI) assigned by the government telecommunications bureau (i.e. The Federal Communications Commission in the U.S.) [The fourth number is the International Maritime Organization (IMO) number. it is assigned to big ships] An individual MMSI identifies a ship’s radio installation. In a sense it is the “digital” embodiment of the ship station call sign (e.g. Reboot’s radio call WDB8435 identifies the same equipment as the MMSI 336 958 630.) Since automatic information systems (AIS) transmitters are radios it is also used to identify an AIS transmitter. In a digital selective calling enabled radio one can “ring” another ship or shore station by using the DSC function and the called station’s MMS