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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

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Yep, the 32 Mark II is the model Islander I had. Actually, it's still in my marina, just on a different pier from me.

The coolest thing it had was a dinette table that just came out of the bulkhead and unfolded into the salon. It was completely hidden away when not in use.

The worst thing was the head. I'm 6'3" and 250 pounds, and I could barely squeeze into it.
the islander 36 has the exact same table

there is a pic on here showing it...it hinges up against the main mast bulkhead, honestly every time I hop down into the cabin with the table stowed it looks soooooooooooooooo wide and beamy and spacious Im just not used to it

I come from folkboats, h28, excalibur 26 and other similiar boats, my last boat an islander 34 had some similiarities in construction but had no where near the same interrior volume as the 36

cant wait to sail it again...wish more wind would show up though...these boats are slow in 10knots...15-20 is where they like to be...
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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Huzzah!
Ya finally got 'er going. Goodonya!

GA to. El Salvador is one helluva commute for daysails! Finish 'er off enuff to take 'er along?!

regards,
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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

thanks delta! long time no see! jajaja

yeah...it will be a sailing vacation commute...

beats chartering at least...

the ideal dream would be to come down twice a year with the family and enjoy the boat a couple of weeks at a time...

heres hoping!
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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

here are a couple of more pics

Im really excited about my main...its a heavy cruising main by rolly tasker with nice deep reefs...and full battened and its in real great shape...just a little cleaning needed. I love my reefing setup too...just clew hooks on individual lines and blocks to a winch on the boom is all that is needed...SIMPLE



and a view up...my jib sucks though and is streteched, one bronze hank was seized thats why you have the crease down the middle too



and posted this pic on the picture thread


I like the sunny contrast...its shows the heat and humidity! jajajaa

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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Just saw this. Congrats Christian! She is beautiful. It must feel great feeling her move through the water again.
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Just saw this. Congrats Christian! She is beautiful. It must feel great feeling her move through the water again.
hey thanks man!

beleive it or not for a while there I thought the keel would fall off....jajajajaajaja

it moves, chainplates are solid, bulkheads are solid and well it sails...Ill do some fine tuning here and there before I leave.

I wanna take her out the estuary and do a quick sail down the coast...I just have to
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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Great to see sails up and you heading out for a sail! Take lots o' pics man!
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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

I only have a month left! jajaja

have to sell the restaurant(sold the name and equipment so Im FREE! jajaja) pack and get a sail in too! man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

wish me luck

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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

what up dudes?

Im in Georgia now! ready to sail the lakes around here!

Wife and kid show up on Wednesday! its been a loooooooooooooooong month without them and the islander

anyways

any local sailors please take me out before the weather gets too cold!

peace guys
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Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Wow, congrats on the changes! Will you be opening a restaurant in GA now?
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