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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-01-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By yippeekayay
Thank you

Thank you for that. That helps me. Yea I am memorizing all the areas to check and heck i'm not affraid to just bring the list with me and do a good inspection. I will even go as far as to bring...
Forum: Cal   08-01-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,971
Posted By yippeekayay
Cal 25

Hey sorry about the late post but I just found a good deal on a Cal 25 1972 i think it is, and wanted to know all about your experience so far on it. Do you have alot of cabin space? How high is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-01-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By yippeekayay
See that is what I thought after I looked and...

See that is what I thought after I looked and looked for the specs and style. It looks pretty cool, i like the flat deck style and wide sides. How about the cockpit area where the transom mounted...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-31-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By yippeekayay
Cat 25 Help

I wanted to know, based on the photos first, what year this Catalina 25 is and if it looks like its in decent shape. I needed a second opinion before I went down and actually looked at it based on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By yippeekayay
Trailoring Help

I am hoping to buy this 23 Ft Ranger I found. I have a 2 door ford ranger pickup truck 1998 XLT, and I am wanting to tow it an hour away to its destination. The displacement of the boat is 3400. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By yippeekayay
Using Charts

Hello,

I am new to sailing correctly. I haven't even bought a boat yet but I am researching it and when I do, I want to be extremely prepared. Right now I would like to know how to use charts...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By yippeekayay
Gulf Coast Area Need A Good Chart

Ok I have been sailing for 5 years, mainly just off the gulf coast, but 90 percent bays right off the southern coast of Texas, near Corpus Christi. I need to know if this link is the right map. I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 34,769
Posted By yippeekayay
Thank You

Hey thank you, that helps alot!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 9,901
Posted By yippeekayay
Pearson and Light Air

Another important point is that the Pearson Triton is faster in "light air." Unless we live in a world where 10-20 winds are constant? I think not! Anywho here is a good list from another source....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By yippeekayay
Thank You

Thank you for all the good tips. I will look at that list. I have read your boat inspection tips already so that should prepare me somewhat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By yippeekayay
Budget and Boats

Just need to know what forum to post this but I am new to buying a sailboat and have a budget of 8500 give or take. I will be sailing off the southern coast of Texas, near Port Lavaca and in the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2009
Replies: 279
Views: 88,134
Posted By yippeekayay
Just need to know what forum to post this but I...

Just need to know what forum to post this but I am new to buying a sailboat and have a budget of 8500 give or take. I will be sailing off the southern coast of Texas, near Port Lavaca and in the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   07-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,313
Posted By yippeekayay
Building a Boat How to? Long is the way and Hard is the Path

Just want to start a theoretical thread on how to go about building a 24-30 ft Trimaran, possibly by using a mono hull used boat (brand specific to recommendations ie 28 ft hunter) and attaching two...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-22-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By yippeekayay
Keels are Killing me

Just wanted to know the difference between a shoal keel, fixed keel, swing keel, and a fin keel. If you could please explain the strengths and weaknesses.

Thank you

Brandon in Texas
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-22-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,373
Posted By yippeekayay
Building Trailers to Save

This is just a crazy hypothetical, but I am looking to buy a 29' boat with no trailer in another state. I am from Texas and the trailer would have to compensate for a fixed keel, or have one built. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By yippeekayay
Depth Sounders

Is this a good buy? And how do you hook it up.


http://shop.sailnet.com/product_info.php/products_id/650?search=1&category=Marine%20Electronics|electronics.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-20-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By yippeekayay
New Sailor with New Boat

Hello all,

I am new to sailing but not to waters...I am located on the southern coast of texas. I plan to sail my new boat from clear lake houston to Port Lavaca texas. This will mean i will...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,790
Posted By yippeekayay
Buying In Texas

Hey thanks,,,,How are u looking in the craigs list...i couldn't find those???
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 34,769
Posted By yippeekayay
Thanks Everyone, Good ideas.

Thanks Everyone, Good ideas.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 6,308
Posted By yippeekayay
Endeavor 32....Good Buy?

I will be sailing in the Gulf Coast of Southern Texas. As you may have already seen, I am throwing out alot of different boats. I wanna find a good buy. Here is what i found. Is it a good buy?
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 34,769
Posted By yippeekayay
Hello from Texas

Hello there,

Just wandering if there are any good sailboat dealers in Houston? Thank you,

Brandon
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-19-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,790
Posted By yippeekayay
23 ft North American

I actually looked at this boat while it was still slipped in the water. We took it out for a 1 hour sail. My question is, I asked the owner if the bilge was dry and he said yes but when I looked...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-18-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 34,769
Posted By yippeekayay
Catalina 25 Good Only Good for Bays and Daysailing?

Just wanted to know first, if this boat is a good buy? Understanding that it checks out with all the pre inspection tips.

Also, is it good only for bays and daysailing or can you go overnight...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By yippeekayay
mofo

Hahahah you got that did ya? Cool...what kinda boat are you sailing on? Lake or sea? And thank you for the warm welcome!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By yippeekayay
Budget and Seaworthy Boats

Hello all,

Just looking for a good seaworthy boat under $7000.00 if possible. I live on the southern coast of texas and would be taking her out on the gulf of mexico which are generally 5 to 6 ft...
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