SailNet Community - View Single Post - Should I buy a Coronado 32
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 07-11-2006
sailingdog's Avatar
sailingdog sailingdog is offline
Telstar 28
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,290
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 13
sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice
I generally prefer lead keels, over iron ones. The iron ones, even the fully encapsulated ones, have some serious issues if they have started to corrode at all. And most of the ones 30 years old have started corroding.

As JeffH has pointed out... the Coronados were mediocre boats at best, and not of great sailing qualities... If the boat sails like a pig, you won't be happy sailing on it.

My boat does 5 knots in 4 knots of wind quite regularly... so I really enjoy going out, even in light winds.
__________________
Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook