Goals for this sailing season - Page 3 - 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 > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #21  
Old 04-07-2008
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 272
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
petmac is on a distinguished road
Which classic Hinckley model were you looking at ?

Just curious.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TrueBlue View Post
For the past 4 years we sailed my beloved Nauticat all along our coastal waters, living aboard every summer. Within that period however, I actually found time to make several system upgrades and improvements to finishes - interior and exterior, above and below the waterline.

Ironically, when everything was just the way I liked it - and as most know, we sold her - due to my better half's discomfort level, sailing on that boat. Strange that for the first time in over 20 years of boat ownership - we have no boat improvement goals and cruising plans for the 2008 season.

On the other hand, we're engulfed in the thrills of searching for replacement boats - forgot how much fun it was. What made it more enjoyable today, was when inspecting a true classic sailboat at Hinckley Yachts - my wife couldn't take her eyes off her. She loved the lines of her hull and how low to the water the cockpit was - a sharp contrast to the near 6 ft freeboard of our last cockpit.

To see my wife grow to appreciate the pure joys of leisure sailing, the way it was meant to be, and find the perfect boat for us.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #22  
Old 04-07-2008
Great Lakes Sailor
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Saginaw, MI
Posts: 184
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 14
padean is on a distinguished road
First full season with a new boat

Two goals for this season:
  1. To learn how to really use the new asymmetric well.
  2. To sail overnight and arrive safely and as planned.
Not too exciting, but reasonable while having fun....
__________________
PDean
CS 34
Saginaw Bay, Michigan
"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #23  
Old 04-07-2008
TrueBlue's Avatar
Señor Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 4,853
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 13
TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough
petmac,
Not exactly sure which model it was, since the topsides were shrinkwrapped. We were not there to inspect boat interiors, just driving through the yard after doing some work on my old boat - which is on the hard at NEB, next yard north of Little Harbor.

It appeared to be a 35' - 36', maybe a late 60's Hinckley Pilot Yawl? Not even sure if it was for sale; she was a very pretty girl though and my wife agreed.

Let me guess - you're a broker for Hinckley or Little Harbor? (g)
__________________
True Blue . . .
sold the Nauticat
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #24  
Old 04-07-2008
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 272
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
petmac is on a distinguished road
TrueBlue,
No I'm not a broker, but I do love the old Hinckley classics. I owned a Pilot 35 for ten years and now own a B40 sloop. Good luck with your boat search.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #25  
Old 04-07-2008
alecs123's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Mexico DF
Posts: 75
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
alecs123 is on a distinguished road
for me the goals are:
1.- learn to fly the chute
2.- keep racing the Flying Tern Class (just won 2nd place this past weekend)
3.- Have fun, and enjoy my family and the boats
4.- keep the boat good looking and well maintened, projects will come as imagination keeps working
5.- Do our first overnight on the water
__________________
Alecs123
Alejandro Viveros
Valle de Bravo, Mexico
Merit 25, #302. 1982
Flying Tern 14', 1968


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
  #26  
Old 04-07-2008
Waugh's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 28
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Waugh is on a distinguished road
My goals are to get the boat in water and learn how to sail it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #27  
Old 04-07-2008
CaptKermie's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Greater Vancouver B.C. Canada
Posts: 433
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 8
CaptKermie is on a distinguished road
Thumbs up

I have been working on it a couple years now but my goal is to have my boat completely rigged for single handed sailing this year (includes practice) because next year I hope to retire and sail a lot more.
I just got the Snapfurler on and will next tackle the lazy jacks and then should be good to go. Autohelm & lines aft were last year.
What a great way to spend money!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #28  
Old 04-07-2008
artbyjody's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Bellingham, PNW
Posts: 3,146
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
artbyjody is just really nice artbyjody is just really nice artbyjody is just really nice artbyjody is just really nice
My goals may or may not be so lofty.
  1. Actually not take out any docks with the big 38 footer..
  2. Try not to take out any boats that get in the way of accomplishing item number 1.
  3. If successful with items 1 & 2 then I should be ok with striking out this item on the list - try not to ding or take out chunks on said new boat to me.
  4. Move all the Raymarine radar, c-80, and 1/2 dozen displays and ducers to new vessel, as well as the other nav equipment that I have.
  5. Participate in a race on my vessel and actually not place in the DNF category.
  6. Spend two weeks cruising up the Pugent Sound as the last two years never made it past Anacortes.
  7. Lastly - simply enjoy the sailing season.
__________________
-- Jody

S/V "
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
" -
1983, Barberis Show 38! or
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
  #29  
Old 04-07-2008
cjmcfall's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfort, MI
Posts: 103
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
cjmcfall is on a distinguished road
My goals for this summer are:

Sell our Ericson 29
Then
Buy a Hobie 18.

Anyone selling an 18??
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #30  
Old 04-08-2008
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Bimmeroa is on a distinguished road
(Of course there's always room for improvement!)
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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sailing Lesson ASA vs. Localing Sailing Center Stryker72 Learning to Sail 14 12-23-2008 12:49 PM
Dhow sailing season gets under way (Khaleej Times) NewsReader News Feeds 0 10-01-2006 12:15 AM
Top 10 Sailing Venues Dan Dickison Cruising Articles 0 08-11-2002 08:00 PM
How to Find a Good Sailing School for Your Child Michelle Potter Her Sailnet Articles 0 05-24-2000 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:27 AM.

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.