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 > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum > Something to take on the World?
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Something to take on the World? 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)
10-18-2012 05:15 AM
cjr1469
Re: Something to take on the World?

Quote:
Originally Posted by daledog View Post
Hi, I'm at Gateway Marina in Trappe across the Choptank from Cambridge. Are you near?
No, I am still in Cambridge UK. looking to get over and start have a look at boats in the USA. In may this year, we brought a FARR 45 back and it was well equipped. So it might be a plan. I have to say, I like the Tradewind 35 nice and solid.
10-17-2012 06:37 PM
daledog
Re: Something to take on the World?

Hi, I'm at Gateway Marina in Trappe across the Choptank from Cambridge. Are you near?
10-17-2012 01:38 PM
cjr1469
Re: Something to take on the World?

I am not sure of the Tartan 37 at all Where is yours for sale? so I can view and get an idea I shall also put it in to google.

Regards
Chris .
10-17-2012 04:23 AM
BradfordOwen
Re: Something to take on the World?

Quote:
Originally Posted by daledog View Post
Buy in the States....much cheaper...and tho American yachts aren't the creme de la creme (my B40 notwithstanding....no complaints here) the Tartan is a fine ocean vessel with many circumnavigations...don't know that there is a better value as far as solid, handling, beauty, design and comfort.
Do you get solution for your problem?
10-15-2012 06:22 PM
daledog
Re: Something to take on the World?

Buy in the States....much cheaper...and tho American yachts aren't the creme de la creme (my B40 notwithstanding....no complaints here) the Tartan is a fine ocean vessel with many circumnavigations...don't know that there is a better value as far as solid, handling, beauty, design and comfort.
10-15-2012 06:15 PM
Geoff54
Re: Something to take on the World?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kwaltersmi View Post
I prefer something in the ~35-40 range. If you're talking about bluewater voyaging, then these are my choices.
Good choices but difficult to find in the UK.
Contessa has already been mentioned - think also of 35' +/- from Westerly, Oyster, Moody, Sigma, Rival, Sadler, Sweden Yachts.
10-15-2012 04:46 PM
daledog
Re: Something to take on the World?

Again. Tartan 37. Bam! (mine is for sale since I bought the B 40) Windvane. Sextant and training. (both of which I need and will have before I go), solar (and wind?) (and maybe shaft) power generators. Sat phone or Short wave radio. Engine parts. EPIRP. Zodiac....
10-10-2012 12:22 PM
kwaltersmi
Re: Something to take on the World?

I prefer something in the ~35-40 range. If you're talking about bluewater voyaging, then these are my choices.

What piece of equipment would I take? Self-steering...preferably a windvane.
10-09-2012 03:57 PM
jameswilson29
Re: Something to take on the World?

Quote:
Originally Posted by cjr1469 View Post
1 What size
2 Budget 50-60K GBP
3 And what piece of equipment would you take?
1. Contessa 32
2. Thanks.
3. A can opener.
10-09-2012 03:09 PM
DRFerron
Re: Something to take on the World?

Quote:
Originally Posted by cjr1469 View Post
I am planning to leave the rat race, and head off to sea (Not in a pea green boat)
Looking to live aboard when returning to UK, great minds than mine
1 What size
2 Budget 50-60K GBP
3 And what piece of equipment would you take?

Thanks in advance.
Living the dream.
1. Depends on your needs and where you want to take the boat. What works for others may not work for you. Is this your leaving the rat race boat or your living aboard in the UK boat?
2. Kind of depends on you figuring out #1.
3. "Piece" as in one? Perhaps I don't understand your question.

In any event, enjoy the journey.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

 
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 04:20 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.