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3 Days Ago 11:29 AM
Markwesti
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

This place has a very large used sail inventory , and yes they ship . Good luck .
The Official Minney's Yacht Surplus Blog
3 Days Ago 11:03 AM
christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

shopping for a new genoa...I think I can save up enough in 2.5 months for a smaller genoa

maybe hyde sails...they seem like good people.

wouldnt mind a used genoa however so any leads there Im all ears guys

thanks
4 Days Ago 10:14 AM
christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

good news yanmar 2qm15 will be installed...got a line on a used tranny as the original was corroded

back on track guys

need a better solar panel as well....100watt or so

any deals out there lately?

got a line on a genoa as well

I will be putting my merit 25 for sale in order to finance some of this refit....asking $4500 with trailer and new sails...new running rigging and nissan 3.5hp outboard...trailer is new used once from trailersailers.com

cheers
5 Days Ago 08:01 AM
christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

NEW PLANS!

SHE WILL SAIL AND CRUISE AGAIN...

taking the boat "off" the market, plan is to sail her to panama...need all the help I can get! jajaja

Late november Ill be moving the boat to panama...Ill have 10-12 days to get this done...

I need some gear and stuff for the voyage so if anybody has stuff they wantto get rid of please let me know...

if anyone has any of the following:

genoa luff 42ft leech 41 foot 15-18 for any boat, hank on. I need a cruising genoa, light air in whatever condition sails for c/c 34 work, other islanders, any boat with a 45ft max forestay length.

cheap wheel pilot used(old autohelm 3000 or something like that) just something to help me out for a few hours during the night.

spot tracker or small epirb on loan or if cheap to buy please

12vdc panel breaker for new electrical circuit, new or used...something with at least 8 switches...voltmeter or battery indicator would be awesome

masthead light, running tricolor or other running lights(have originals but need new ones put in place

new forestay 9/32 and assorted gear, of anyone has any wire and assorted turnbuckles and or terminals Im all ears

I could also use CENTRAL AMERICA AND PANAMA blue garmin chips for my GPS I have paper

thanks guys

see you out there and wish me luck please!

this thread is alive again! jajajajaa

christian
4 Weeks Ago 10:59 AM
christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by aeventyr60 View Post
Keeping an eye out for you christian......something we added today.
must have the eye that sees it all

peace
4 Weeks Ago 06:48 AM
aeventyr60
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

^Not even waxed yet...shiny on the other side.
4 Weeks Ago 05:17 AM
jerryrlitton
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Two days until splashdown. Very excited.

4 Weeks Ago 12:44 PM
jerryrlitton
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by christian.hess View Post
Rafa I see it two ways...you can learn to love the ocean OR
YOU COME FROM THE OCEAN AND WILL DIE IN THE OCEAN

as a part of the latter group I never feel like I have left long enough to forget it...having said that I find myself staring into a full moon night(here in the cities you never can see stars on moonless nights, so thenext best thing is the glaring nights) many times and just go back in time to those large rollers and tradewinds and friends and the rolling, the boat swaying...the windvane on...the sounds...the sea birds the flapping of a sail, the QUIET despite ALL the actuvity going on

I have made a promise to myself, to God to my family that I WILL GO BACK and show them what the sea is, what the WORLD is...

its getting away from the MACHINE that never stops eating like MOITESSIER wrote about back in the 50s in his writings thats important for me

HOWEVER im fully aware that in order to do so in this insane and powerhungry world that you have to make $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ in order to acheive those dreams as trading and bartering and working for free seems to have dissapeared into the oblivion or abyss of histories past.

so with that said

never stop dreaming guys and never stop DOING as when you do so you die before your body actually expires...

sail the soul guys

PEACE

christian
Excellent and inspiring post. "Peace" my friend.
4 Weeks Ago 10:55 AM
aeventyr60
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Keeping an eye out for you christian......something we added today.
4 Weeks Ago 10:15 AM
christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

Rafa I see it two ways...you can learn to love the ocean OR
YOU COME FROM THE OCEAN AND WILL DIE IN THE OCEAN

as a part of the latter group I never feel like I have left long enough to forget it...having said that I find myself staring into a full moon night(here in the cities you never can see stars on moonless nights, so thenext best thing is the glaring nights) many times and just go back in time to those large rollers and tradewinds and friends and the rolling, the boat swaying...the windvane on...the sounds...the sea birds the flapping of a sail, the QUIET despite ALL the actuvity going on

I have made a promise to myself, to God to my family that I WILL GO BACK and show them what the sea is, what the WORLD is...

its getting away from the MACHINE that never stops eating like MOITESSIER wrote about back in the 50s in his writings thats important for me

HOWEVER im fully aware that in order to do so in this insane and powerhungry world that you have to make $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ in order to acheive those dreams as trading and bartering and working for free seems to have dissapeared into the oblivion or abyss of histories past.

so with that said

never stop dreaming guys and never stop DOING as when you do so you die before your body actually expires...

sail the soul guys

PEACE

christian
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