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Bought the Boat, the adventure begins

Well, the deal finally closed and I have bought a 1979 Pearson 365 Sloop rigged Sailboat. The survey and sea trial went well. No major problems noted in either one. I had recently sold my powerboat, so now I'm a sailboat owner, hopefully I will save some money on my fuel bills.

It had been a few years since I sailed, so I took a few lessons to refresh my memory and I have hired a instructor for some docking practise and instruction on the new boat next week.

I did most of the maintenance on my power boat and I hope to continue that trend with my new boat, so I'm sure I will be posting some questions for the the board.

The boat is currently in San Pedro, California.

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Congrats on your new boat! Very nice looking boat! I hope she brings you much happiness and good times!
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Congrats! You will come to love your 365 - my best friend and sailing buddy of 40 years, bought a new 365 sloop at the Houston boat show and kept it until he retired to a farm in South Texas a couple of years ago. Great boat, we sailed "Skimmer" all over, Galveston to Vera Cruz, Galveston to Brownsville, all over the Gulf and slogged through some really bad weather without a hitch. It's got one of the best nav stations on any boat - you can sit at the nav station and talk to the helmsman. Great sea berths, etc.
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That is a nice boat and Pearsons have a solid reputation so congrats. Are you in CA too? (hint: you can put your location in your profile so it shows up in each post).
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May you enjoy many sunsets and full moon cruises. A sail boat is many things to many folks. Those that like to tinker , and endless project list of ideas to try; to the adventureous a path to new places and people, and to most the best therapy that money can buy.
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