Looking Again - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 04-09-2009
Reforming Stinkpotter
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Saint Thomas, USVI
Posts: 58
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
captainjay is on a distinguished road
Looking Again

Well after living in St Thomas for a little over a year Deb and I are getting a little more serious about buying a boat again. We have decided that given the work schedules we aren't going to buy a liveaboard right now. So we have been trying to figure out what to buy that we can bang around on for weekend trips and a few weeks a year of cruising in the USVI's, BVI's and SVI's. For now that is likely the cruising ground. Given that we aren't going to tie up a hundred grand in a boat for part time use. The boat we are currently interested in is a 1995 35 Oceanis. I am pretty sure it is an x-sunsail boat. The current owner has been living aboard for a couple of years and has now left the boat. It was hauled last month acid washed, buffed and bottom painted here locally. It is aggresively price and likely will get even cheaper. What I am looking for is real world experience with the boats. If you want to bash Beneteau just to bash don't bother. As most know I work in the charter business and understand first hand the limitations and condition of charter boats so that doesn't bother me either. One variable I don't have any experience with is this boat has a perkins engine, not the original. I will try to get some numbers, info on that tommorow as I am going back for a second look.
So any insight will be helpful. I know the boat and platform will do the basics of what we want.
Jay
__________________

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



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:32 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.