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Presentations and Advice

Last updated:  04/24/2016

Available Media
(see notes on
media types below)

(caution--large files!)

Evaluating Modern Catamarans
Dave Presented at Melbourne SSCA Gam Nov 2015
Flash     PPS    PDF
Getting the Most out of OpenCPN
Sherry Presented as SSU Webinar Jan 2016
Flash     PPS    PDF
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
WWII History-Dave Presented to the Sea Cadets, Dec 2015
Flash     PPS    PDF
Exploring the WWII Relics of the Marshall Islands
Dave Presented to various people Nov/Dec 2014    Revised 6/2015

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Exploring the WWII Relics of Southern Micronesia
Dave Presented to various people Nov/Dec 2014    Revised 6/2015

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Exploring the WWII Relics of Palau and Peleliu
Dave Presented to various people Nov/Dec 2014    Revised 6/2015

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Cruising and Diving in the Marshall Islands
Dave Presented to various people Dec 2013 /Jan 2014

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Modern Anchors and Ground Tackle
Dave Presented at SSCA Gam, Nov 2013

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Cruising Equipment Recommendations
Dave Presented at SSCA Gam, Nov 2013

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Getting the Most out of the SSCA Equipment Survey
Sherry Presented at SSCA Gam, Nov 2013    

 Flash     PPS    PDF

2013 Fiji to the Marshall Islands Slideshow
Presented to MYC, ECSA, Friends/Family, Nov 2013

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Surviving Big Storms in Port
Dave Presented at SSCA Melbourne Gam, Nov 2012

Flash     PPS     PDF
Notorious Storms
PDF

Surprise Cyclone Cyril (Tonga Feb 2012)
Dave Presented at SSCA Melbourne Gam, Nov 2012

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Rescue Towing at Sea
Dave Presented at SSCA Melbourne Gam, Nov 2012

 Flash     PPS    PDF

Equipment Issues
Handout for Dave's Equipment Roundtable, at the
SSCA Melbourne Gam, Nov 2012

 Flash     PPS    PDF

2012 Tonga - Niue - Fiji Slideshow
Sherry Presented to MYC, Friends & Family, Nov 2012

 Flash     PPS    PDF

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Build Your Own 40 gal/hr Watermaker
Dave Presented as SSCA Webinar, Nov 2011

Flash     PPS   PDF

Pacific Crossing Primer (2011)
Dave Presented to SSCA Melbourne Gam 2011

Flash     PPS

2010-2011 Soggy Paws Pacific Adventures
Ecuador to Tonga - 13,000 Miles (295 slides)

Flash     PPS

Cruising the Western Caribbean
Dave Presented for SSCA Melbourne Gam 2008
and as SSCA Webinar in 2009 & 2010
 * Please see below warning about recent (late 2010)
    problems in Coastal Honduras *

Flash     PPS

San Blas (Panama) Travelogue (2008)
Presented to Melbourne YC & Others

PPS    PDF

Options for Cruising Websites (2006)
Sherry Presented for SSCA Gam 2006

More Info

Provisioning Tips
Presented to Melbourne YC for Bahamas Cruising
(see book recommendation links below)

PDF

Notes on Presentation Formats

Flash - Macromedia Flash Presentation, easy for online viewing, but may not work on an Apple device.

PPS - A Microsoft PowerPoint Show, convenient for offline viewing.  Right click on the link, and select "save as" and save it to your computer.  You can view with a free Microsoft viewer.  Also works on iPad.

PDF - A standard PDF file, right click and select "save as" to save it to your computer.

Web - An Internet Explorer-optimized presentation in a frame.  In spite of warning, works OK with IE 8, Chrome, etc.

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Useful Links Related to these Presentations

Watermakers

Soggy Paws Watermaker Page
Watermaker Links

Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas South to the ABC Islands

French for Cruisers
Spanish for Cruisers
Caribbean Cruising Guides at Landfall Navigation

Western Caribbean, Mexico South to Colombia and Panama

Please be aware of security issues on Coastal Honduras (Bahia Diamonte).  Read about It
Soggy Paws Blog  (look for the 'Posts by Topic' links)
Soggy Paws Inland Travel Info

NW Caribbean Net Wiki
OLD NW Carib Net Site
Rio Dulce Cruiser's Website

Spanish for Cruisers

Cruising Guide to NW Caribbean Pavladis (2007)
Cruising Guide to Belize & Mexico's Caribbean Coast   Rauscher (2007)

Bauhaus Panama Cruising Guide
Zydler Panama Cruising Guide

West Coast Central and South America, Mexico to Ecuador

Spanish for Cruisers

Soggy Paws' Compendiums and Other Advice

Yahoo Groups 'Southbounders' Discussion Board
Sarana's Cruising Guides to Central America

Pacific Crossing, the Milk Run west to Australia

French for Cruisers

Soggy Paws' Compendiums and Other Advice

Yahoo Groups 'PuddleJump' Discussion Board

U.S. East Coast to Europe and the Med

French for Cruisers
S/V Whoosh's Info (compliments of s/v Sarah)

Circumnavigation, Tradewinds Westabout Circumnavigation

Jimmy Cornell's Noonsite
http://www.maxingout.com/

Off the Beaten Path

s/v Nine of Cups
Beth and Evans

Communications

Airmail
Sailmail
Winlink
The Waterway Net (Ham Radio Group covering SE US and the Bahamas)

Have you been to the SSCA website and browsed the 'Destinations' section of the Discussion Board?
http://forum.ssca.org/

Provisioning and Cooking Books We Have Onboard

1.  The Cruising Chef Cookbook - Greenwald
2.  The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew - Pardey
3.  Sailing the Farm-A Survival Guide to Homesteading on the Ocean-Neumeyer
4.  The Essential Galley Companion
5.  The Cruising Kiss Cookbook - Kanter

6. The Cruiser's Handbook of Fishing-Bannerot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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