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Topic Review (Newest First)
07-26-2008 10:41 PM
landlockvasailor Nice pics, wait till it cold to work on, get out there !
07-26-2008 10:30 PM
johnshasteen Welcome aboard, and don't say you "settled for a Grampian 26", you've got yourself a really nice boat. For years a friend of mine right down the dock had a Grampian 26, he loved the boat.
07-26-2008 04:12 PM
Drifter2869 Congratulations man, cool looking boat.
07-26-2008 03:43 PM
Here are some pictures of her

Thanks for the replies! Here are some pics of her taken by previous owner last summer:

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07-26-2008 10:39 AM
chucklesR Congrats, concur on priorities - fix for sailing, sail, buff and polish during down time.

My first boat was a Grampian 26, it's a forgiving boat.
07-26-2008 10:37 AM
camaraderie Welcome aboard and enjoy the boat!
07-26-2008 10:08 AM
teshannon Welcome to Sailnet and best of luck with the new boat.
07-26-2008 09:08 AM
max-on Congrats on your purchase, and welcome to the board! Post a few pics when she is splashed!
07-26-2008 09:07 AM
djodenda Congratulations!

Let's see some pictures, shall we?

Also, one bit of advice, if I may....

Summer is short. Get the safety and operational problems fixed and start sailing her as soon as you can. Worry about the cosmetic stuff later. Don't waste the summer!

07-26-2008 08:48 AM
Finally bought my sailboat!

Hi everyone,

I have been reading and dreaming about sailing for a few years. Every spring, I would buy all sailing magazines I could find and surf on the web for information. Since I have very little sailing experience, I was looking for a forgiving boat to start and I settled for a 1975 Grampian 26 that I bought last week. It does not have too much work to be done on it so I hope to start sailing soon. I will also get the help of my uncle who built his own 31 footer in his garage completely himself (took him 6 years).

I am just really excited and I like reading the sailnet forums. So much to learn and nice adventures to read about.

A new and happy sailboat owner...

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