WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono???? - SailNet Community
 21Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 51 Old 09-01-2012 Thread Starter
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,339
Thanks: 147
Thanked 129 Times in 122 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Okay - so I heard through the grapevine that a certain "ChucklesR" (the resident multi sailor) just sprung for a mono.

WHAT THE HELL???????

I've been seriously considering a multi as our first real cruising boat...and you sell out?

You have some 'splainin' to do.
Capt. Gary Randall likes this.


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.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
tdw
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
tdw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 16,386
Thanks: 13
Thanked 103 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

wow.



Serious crusing boats don't need training wheels Smack.

Tell you what though if I was over your way I'd be having a good look at Imagine's old ride. Maybe not a Gunboat but I always liked the look of her.

Andrew B

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
― Terry Pratchett, Nation

Malo 39 Classic
tdw is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 51 Old 09-01-2012 Thread Starter
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,339
Thanks: 147
Thanked 129 Times in 122 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Wow. Never thought I'd see the day!

Honestly I'm just curious why he moved to a mono. I read a great article by Bumfuzzle comparing a multi to mono for long-term cruising. He laid out some very good comparisons that I'd not seen before. And he came down solidly on the side of the multi - except for the price tag.

If you run across him, ask him about it will ya?


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.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
smackdaddy is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,192
Thanks: 50
Thanked 38 Times in 37 Posts
Rep Power: 15
     
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Wow. Never thought I'd see the day!

Honestly I'm just curious why he moved to a mono. I read a great article by Bumfuzzle comparing a multi to mono for long-term cruising. He laid out some very good comparisons that I'd not seen before. And he came down solidly on the side of the multi - except for the price tag.

If you run across him, ask him about it will ya?


On the mono. Everyone has to grow up someday.

Last edited by tdw; 09-03-2012 at 06:30 PM.
knothead is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #5 of 51 Old 09-01-2012 Thread Starter
Last Man Standing
 
smackdaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 14,339
Thanks: 147
Thanked 129 Times in 122 Posts
Rep Power: 9
     
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Quote:
Originally Posted by knothead View Post
They still won't let you back in their sandbox? Sheesh. No wonder they aren't growing.
It's true that I am critical to any forum's success. Heh-heh.


Anyway, no biggie. I belong to all the significant sailing forums...with SN being my fave. So it's all good.


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.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40

Last edited by tdw; 09-03-2012 at 06:31 PM.
smackdaddy is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #6 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Texas
Posts: 526
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Quote:
Originally Posted by tdw View Post
wow.



Serious crusing boats don't need training wheels Smack.

Tell you what though if I was over your way I'd be having a good look at Imagine's old ride. Maybe not a Gunboat but I always liked the look of her.
GOOD WORK! My bags are packed, when do we sail?

The Sun has Risen on a New Day filled with the Promise of Adventure.
CapnBilll is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #7 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
snake charmer, cat herder
 
zeehag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,790
Thanks: 8
Thanked 28 Times in 28 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

lots of room ...... but is an irwin....... hhmmmmmmmmm.....


not bad lookin- have fun and smooth sailing.


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

formosa 41, cruising tropics


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.
zeehag is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #8 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
tdw
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
tdw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 16,386
Thanks: 13
Thanked 103 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Wow. Never thought I'd see the day!

Honestly I'm just curious why he moved to a mono. I read a great article by Bumfuzzle comparing a multi to mono for long-term cruising. He laid out some very good comparisons that I'd not seen before. And he came down solidly on the side of the multi - except for the price tag.

If you run across him, ask him about it will ya?
Smack, I don't go there all that often. Specifically popped in yesterday after seeing your post. Though Chuckles doesn't post here anymore I thought maybe folk might be interested.

Mono or Multi ? I don't know. At some point I intend chartering a multi to get a better idea. For now I do know that a multi to equal what we already have would be twice as much money so yes that is a major factor. Limitations due to size (total beam) is also to be considered. I do have a sneaking suspicion that the right cat could be close to perfection but at the recent Sydney Boat show I didn't see it. Went close but not close enough.
(Not that I am thinking of a new boat, more than happy with the current Womboat thanks very much.)

Andrew B

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
― Terry Pratchett, Nation

Malo 39 Classic

Last edited by tdw; 09-03-2012 at 06:32 PM.
tdw is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #9 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
Back to just the Jon boat
 
therapy23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 928
Thanks: 4
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Wow. Never thought I'd see the day!

Honestly I'm just curious why he moved to a mono. I read a great article by Bumfuzzle comparing a multi to mono for long-term cruising. He laid out some very good comparisons that I'd not seen before. And he came down solidly on the side of the multi - except for the price tag.

If you run across him, ask him about it will ya?
Must have been the money.

No way I would try it "the old way".

I'm too old.

If I was ready I would be all over Imagine. Once I was sure of the standing head room...............
therapy23 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #10 of 51 Old 09-01-2012
Tartan 27' owner
 
CalebD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: NYC
Posts: 4,738
Thanks: 4
Thanked 107 Times in 99 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: WTH Chuckles? A freakin' mono????

Well. That is news.
Chuck and Mary must be thinking of setting off on some serious cruising.
I had no idea that they had in any way decided to let their Gemini (?) go to a new owner. I only met them in real life once a couple of years ago but I can tell you that they are both extremely nice people and also quite intelligent. At the time I met them they seemed quite happy with the Gemini, which was quite luxurious and seemingly brand new.
I'd hope they got a pretty penny for the Gemini which allowed them to get the monohull.
Seasons change and so do I. You need not wonder why.

"The cure for anything is salt water~ sweat, tears, or the sea." ~Isak Denesen

Everybody has one:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
CalebD is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Big Freakin' Sails smackdaddy General Discussion (sailing related) 3037 2 Days Ago 12:11 PM
Chuckles and Mrs. Val..here is a taste of our trip in 10 days Giulietta General Discussion (sailing related) 15 06-06-2008 01:58 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome