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Search: Posts Made By: MarkCK
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,094
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Living in Florida

Evidently I need to start looking at the Tampa area instead of the Naples area.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,094
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Living in Florida

Tell me more about the Mountain Biking. I have some vague future plans of moving to Florida at some point and I always figured I would have to give up Mt biking. I live in th Ozarks and have access...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 6,504
Posted By MarkCK
Small affordable sailboats with ample storage? (planning to live aboard)

A Rhodes 22 has a head, not exactly enclosed though. Some Compac 23's have a marine head. 3k and 23 foot is not much to work with. If you could step up to a Catalina 27 you could get cheap and a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-02-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By MarkCK
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2013
Replies: 40
Views: 1,713
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Cat 25

As a general rule you can never go wrong with a Catalina. They build a nice boat at a good price.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By MarkCK
Re: constructing a sunfish sail

I saw the sailrite kit. Although they didn't have a video on their website. I pretty much have all the materials that I need. I am really just wanting to use some stuff that I already have. This...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By MarkCK
constructing a sunfish sail

I need a little help in constructing a Sunfish sail. I am mostly doing this project to work on my sewing skills versus actually needing a new sail for my boat. I have been trying to find some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By MarkCK
should i keep it or go.bigger

If you want to live on it I would go bigger.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-29-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By MarkCK
stiffen sails - how often?

What is the process of recutting a sail?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-28-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By MarkCK
New to Sailnet with a Coronado dilemma.

I would almost say to walk away from both of them. Neither boat will be worth the money you have to put into them if they are in the condition you say the are in.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-28-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,344
Posted By MarkCK
Choosing a small sailboat

If you like the seaward you should probably buy it. New they were all moderately priced trailer sailors. All were nice boats. The Catalina was/is the most successful of the bunch. Personally I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By MarkCK
Sail repair for Newbie

The sailmakers apprentice is a good book but is almost too comprehensive to be a good how to manual. For a quick reference I like Don Casey's "sail and canvas work".

Also YouTube has tons of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By MarkCK
New monohull sailor- Catalina 22

3500 seems high unless it is in immaculate condition. For that price the motor should run perfectly.
Forum: MacGregor 07-15-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By MarkCK
Venture 17 Restoration Project for Beginners

You should check out a book called "Fix it and Sail." It about a guy that did a gradual restoration to an old Venture sailboat. It's very well written.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-13-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,709
Posted By MarkCK
Buying a Cruiser

50k might get you an older boat that might cross oceans, but would not have a lot of creature comforts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,768
Posted By MarkCK
1978 AMF Sunbird Sailboat

If the sails aren't in good shape/usable the boat isn't worth very much. I doubt it's worth 1500 if the sails were in good shape..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By MarkCK
The Age of Fighting Sail----2013

I do own an old sunfish that I would gladly use to participate in such an event.
Forum: Learning to Sail 01-30-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 3,828
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Where can I sail in Naples, FL?

Will the Naples beach club hotel rent to people who are not staying at the hotel?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-30-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By MarkCK
Re: 21' Santana or 21' Venture Macgregor?

2 adults and 2 kids might get a little cramped for anything other than an overnighter in a 21 foot boat.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-30-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Hello from the Dude

I am envious of your Contessa. Welcome to Sailnet.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-30-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Hello from biloxi

Welcome to Sailnet. I made a trip to Biloxi a couple months ago. It's a nice area.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-30-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,998
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Recommend for trailer sailer with a real head?

Check out the Rhodes 22. One of there big advertising points is real head. Although there isn't much privacy when you use it.
Forum: Provisioning 01-23-2013
Replies: 292
Views: 34,384
Posted By MarkCK
Re: Rum enjoyment

I dont know if this one has been mentioned yet on this thread, but the other day I had some Kirk and Sweeney 12 years old. Its probably the first rum I have ever enjoyed drinking neat. It had the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By MarkCK
Re: sextant practice

I think I am heading in the right direction on this one. Now on to step 2...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By MarkCK
Re: sextant practice

I guess I am still confused on the minutes. It appears a lot of the ticks on the vernier scale coincide with ticks on the arc.
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