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Presentations, Articles
 and Advice

Last updated:  04/11/2021

Cruising                     World War II

Equipment How-To         Navigation How-To

Galley How-To

 
Cruising Presentations
 
Cruising Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands
Dave & Sherry Presented at MYC, Friends & Family
January 2020
PDF
(48MB)
Cruising the Magnificent Philippines
Dave & Sherry Presented at SSCA Gam & ECSA, Nov 2018
Whale Shark Video     Electric Clam Video
PDF
(17MB)
Adventures in East Indonesia
Sherry Presented at ECSA Meeting Nov 2017
PDF
(38 MB)
The SE Asia Diver's Triangle
Article in SSCA Newsletter May 2017
PDF
(3 MB)
Cruising and Diving in the Marshall Islands
Dave Presented to various people Dec 2013 /Jan 2014

PDF
(34 MB)

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

 PDF
(25 MB)

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

PDF
(92 MB)

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

PDF
(25 MB)

Cruising the Western Caribbean
Dave Presented for SSCA Melbourne Gam 2008
and as SSCA Webinar in 2009 & 2010
 * Check on Caribbean Safety Issues as they change frequently

 PDF
(18 MB)

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

PDF
(10 MB)

Rally Pro's and Con's
Slides from Panel at Annapolis SSCA Gam Sep 2017
PDF
.5 MB
Cruising Into the Golden Years
Slides from Panel at Annapolis SSCA Gam Sep 2017
PDF
256 KB

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Equipment
How-To Presentations
 
Refrigeration for the Cruiser
Dave & Wayne Romberg Presented at Melbourne SSCA Gam, Nov 2018
PDF
5 MB
Cruising Equipment Recommendations
Dave Presented at Melbourne SSCA Gam Nov 2017
PDF
7 MB
Evaluating Modern Catamarans
Dave Presented at Melbourne SSCA Gam Nov 2015 (rev 2018)
PDF
17 MB
Modern Anchors and Ground Tackle
Dave Presented at SSCA Gam, Nov 2013

PDF
17 MB

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

PDF
2 MB

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

PDF
20 MB
Notorious Storms
PDF

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

PDF
7 MB

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

PDF
4 MB


Navigation
How-To Presentations
 
Intro to Satellite Chart Making
Part of the COVID-19 Series Mar 2020
PDF
3 MB
Passage Planning and Weather Routing
Part of the COVID-19 Series Mar 2020
PDF
2 MB
Electronic Navigation Alternatives
Sherry Presented at Melbourne SSCA Gam Nov 2017
PDF
4 MB
Getting the Most out of OpenCPN
Sherry Presented as SSU Webinar Jan 2016
PDF
8 MB
Pacific Crossing Primer (2011)
Dave Presented to SSCA Melbourne Gam 2011

PDF
12 MB

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

PDF
65 KB

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Galley How-To
 
Provisioning Tips
Presented to Melbourne YC for Bahamas Cruising
(see provisioning book recommendation links below)

PDF
32 KB

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


World War II Presentations
 
Exploring the WWII Relics of Melanesia (New Guinea & Solomons)
Dave Presented to WWII Buffs Jan 2020
PDF
31 MB
Identifying US & Japanese WWII Airplanes in the S Pacific
Dave Presented August 2019 to Cruising Friends
PDF
50 MB
Famous World War II Leaders
WWII History-Dave Presented to the Sea Cadets, Dec 2017
PDF
4 MB
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
WWII History-Dave Presented to the Sea Cadets, Dec 2015
PDF
11 MB
Exploring the WWII Relics of the Marshall Islands
Dave Presented to various people Nov/Dec 2014    Revised 6/2015

 PDF
57 MB

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

PDF
58 MB

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

PDF
33 MB

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Seven Seas Cruising Association Destinations Articles

Over 1,000 Articles about world-wide cruising destinations, written by SSCA members from around the world.

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
Caribbean Safety and Security Net

Western Caribbean, Mexico South to Colombia and Panama

Please be aware of security issues on Coastal Honduras (Bahia Diamonte).  Read about It

Caribbean Safety and Security Net
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
Ocelot

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/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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