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Bought my Boat! Sabre 34

Thanks to all for the help.

I bought the 1987 Sabre 34 that was for sale in Oriental NC. She's now on the hard having her bottom stripped. She'll have all new standing rigging before the winter is out as well.

Last Shameless Plug - Tred Avon Yacht Sales was professional and knowledgeable. Brett Starke is the gentleman that I worked with. (Usual disclaimers NFI etc.)

Brett Starke
Tred Avon Yacht Sales, Inc./Choptank Charters
410-226-5000
www.tays.com

If anyone has any interest in purchasing a boat and would like a broker in the MD area. I enthusiastically recommend these guys.


I'll be putting on new barrier coat over the next few weeks, then bottom paint. Then some upgrades to the running rigging. I've reserved Easter week to sail her from Oriental to the Magothy River (Ches. bay).

All the very best,
Craig
(see you in the "Gear and Maintenance" Room...)
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Craig, Congrats and best of luck with her.
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Congratulations. Hope she's all you expect her to be.
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Congrats Craig, what are you naming her??
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Congrats Craig, what are you naming her??
Well... the leading candidate is

Saoirse

Pronounced "Sehr - sha"

It means 'Freedom' in Irish.

The boat currently doesn't have a name! So I get to be the first to officially name her!

Yay!
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Craig,

many congratulations, may she serve you in health and safely.

have a great time sailing her.
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Good luck with your new boat. Is that the centerboard Sabre 34 that was listed in Oriental on Yachtworld?
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Craig -- Congrats. The S-34 is a great boat. I was lucky enough to spend a week sailing Lake Michigan on Denr's S-34 a few years ago. Really nice boat. (Reminds me to email Denr and wake him up.)

Give me a holler when you get her to the Magothy. I sail out of Rock Creek on the Patapsco, as do a couple of others on the list (the 2 Chef's.) You can join us when we have a rendezvous this season.
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Good luck with your new boat. Is that the centerboard Sabre 34 that was listed in Oriental on Yachtworld?
Yep! That's the one!

Shoal Keel. 4' Draft with the board up.
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