SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   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 > Welcome to Sailnet > Introduce Yourself > New Sailor Manhattan/KC Kansas
 Not a Member? 

Introduce Yourself Welcome to the Sailnet.com - The world's largest online sailing community! Tell us about yourself so we can get to know you.


Thread: New Sailor Manhattan/KC Kansas Reply to Thread
Title:
  

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

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
11-22-2008 02:39 AM
TravisT
Quote:
Originally Posted by drgamble View Post
Congrats Trav. As you know with the weather around here it could be in the 60's in January for a couple days and then right back down to sub-zero windchills - you never know when you'll have the opportunity to put that butterfly in the water. Enjoy!

Haha so true about KS... like they say "if you don't like the weather in KS... wait 10 minutes and it'll change" haha... ya hopefully i can get it out their a few times before true season comes around... nothign worst then buying somethign any not being able to play with it for a few months! luckily i have a wet suit so i should be able to get out there if we even get a somewhat decent day
11-21-2008 08:53 PM
shenry11 Trav,

Best wishes with the boat! I too, am new to sailing. I purchased a 13' Chrysler Lone Star this summer. I have only been out in it four times so far. I am looking foward to spring! My advice? If the previous owner of your boat thought that it would be "cute" to use an axe handle as a tiller, make sure that you replace that with something long enought to allow you to reach the tiller and the jib sheets at the same time!!

Steve
Kansas City, KS
Home Lake: Wyandotte County
11-21-2008 05:50 PM
teshannon Welcome tp sailnet Trav.
11-21-2008 10:33 AM
drgamble Congrats Trav. As you know with the weather around here it could be in the 60's in January for a couple days and then right back down to sub-zero windchills - you never know when you'll have the opportunity to put that butterfly in the water. Enjoy!
11-20-2008 04:58 PM
TravisT
New Sailor Manhattan/KC Kansas

Today i stumbled upon this wonderful forum for sailboat owners. I'm so glad i found it because now when i have a question instead of googleing it and searching i just come here. Anyways i just purchased my first sail boat last week. I'm an 18 year old freshman at Kansas State University originally from Olathe, KS(kansas city-ish) As you can imagine, as an 18 year old college students pockets are not too deep so as my first sailboat i purchased a 13' butterfly and got it for a very reasonable price from a guy moving to Florida in KC. Very simple and easy and just right for my style and amnount of time i have to sail. Also great because i don't really know how to sail so this will be a learning process haha. I just puchased the boat and get to pick it up next weekend when i go home to visit family for thanksgiving. Even thouhg the sailing season here in Manhattan is months away i'm still very excited. I will sail on Tuttle Creek Lake which is only about 10 min away from my house in Manhattan so very very convienient. Let me know if you guys have any "Do's/Dont's or else you'll kill yourself" advice.

Thanks,
Trav

 
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 08:06 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.