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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By ginotworivers
The Winds of Southwest Florida

Where in Southwest Florida??
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-30-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 5,394
Posted By ginotworivers
Elite 30

Do not make dispariging remarks about French Boats and designs. Our boat Teacher''s Pet III was the prototype design for over 355 mass produced boats and numerous design mods.
As for TP III they do...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2003
Replies: 27
Views: 3,266
Posted By ginotworivers
Tartan 34

I normally hang out on the Trailersailor board. I can be reached by e-mail at my e-mail address even while we are travelling.
I sent you a personal message so check it.
Gene
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2003
Replies: 27
Views: 3,266
Posted By ginotworivers
Tartan 34

Yes, I am a member of SSCA and did post Teacher''s Pet III on the board. I have been too busy with other tasks to do the painting and varnishing to bring her up to my standards to sell. She is on a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2003
Replies: 27
Views: 3,266
Posted By ginotworivers
Tartan 34

I guess i don''t hear as well as Jeff and the gang, I hear a plantif cry of help, not about a specific boat but about cruising in general and a real lack of knowledge to base a good judgement as to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 35,685
Posted By ginotworivers
Largest trailerable sailboat

my suggestion to you is to start using the trailer sailor bb which can be found at www.trailersailor.com. over a period of time it will answer all your questions and you might even learn something...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-22-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 2,487
Posted By ginotworivers
go small go now?!?!

Hi Jeff:
In Cal.to pick up Teacher''s Pet III little brother, 21'' Windjammer. See your still dispensing good solid advice to the inquiring, keep up the good work. We check in every once in a while....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 3,689
Posted By ginotworivers
keel/centerboard seaworthiness

John, I could not agree more with what you have said if I had said it myself.TP III is a center board keel, design with the ballast incapulated.
Gene
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 11,093
Posted By ginotworivers
Tartan 37 vs Morgan 384

Jack: icluding a new engine,I put over 50K
into Teacher''s Pet III to upgrade.Always add 40% to estimate.
Gene
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-14-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 7,200
Posted By ginotworivers
Bottom Job question(s)

JEFF:
We had a discussion about bottom paints on this board or CWBB last year and I told you I used the least expensive of the West Marine Bottom paints, something like $39 per 1/2 gallon. On...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,236
Posted By ginotworivers
Cheap Fridge Idea

We have an independent deck refrig. that we bought in 97 at the West Marine store in Oakland, CA. It operates on propane,12VDC and 110 VAC. When we are under power I run it off the 1500 watt...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 2,236
Posted By ginotworivers
Cheap Fridge Idea

I have an
Alder/Barbour unit on Teacher''s Pet III, it been out to Tahiti and back, been used for 10 years, still makes 4 trays of Ice in 12 hours and it runs exactly 5 minutes every 1/2 hour, the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-10-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 3,261
Posted By ginotworivers
Captain Needed Seattle to San Diego

Back off there Mate!! this board can not handle you TWICE!!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-10-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 3,261
Posted By ginotworivers
Captain Needed Seattle to San Diego

Back off there Mate!! this board can not handle you TWICE!!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-10-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 3,261
Posted By ginotworivers
Captain Needed Seattle to San Diego

Back off there Mate!! this board can not handle you TWICE!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-26-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 4,048
Posted By ginotworivers
Looking for Fixer upper Cruising Sailboat

You were lucky!! You found a broker who knew which way the wind blows.
You are far better off spending a little more and getting a boat that is ready to go.
Most of the upgraded items you are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-23-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 4,048
Posted By ginotworivers
Looking for Fixer upper Cruising Sailboat

Dream ON!!! To end up with a good,seaworthy boat, with the minimum of necessary gear, you are looking at a minimum of $50,000 it can be in sweat labor,dockage or shipyard fees or basic parts. Dreams...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-23-2003
Replies: 11
 
Views: 1,547
Posted By ginotworivers
Steve: for every facet of sailing there is a boat...

Steve: for every facet of sailing there is a boat which will fit the need. The Pardey''s go small, simple and make it work, The Log of Ithaka on the CWBB have a fairly fancy boat and they are happy....
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-09-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By ginotworivers
license value??

Hey!! you one eyed peg legged old fart of a pirate! Have not seen your posts for quite awhile.
When I brought Teacher''s Pet III up from Marathon to Bradenton when I got to the top of Pine Island I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-09-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By ginotworivers
Charts for Leewards and Windwards

What I would suggest is that you go to:www.
SSCA.org and place a request on their board which features swap meet gear. While we were at the annual meeting in Nov. there were several people with the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2003
Replies: 32
Views: 5,704
Posted By ginotworivers
If unlimited budget, what boat would you purchase?

Jeff:
Morgan Embroden''s design named Cannibal would fit you to a tee however she has no water ballast and her draft is 4''6" with her boards up. She easily powers at 10 knots, sails like a witch...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2003
Replies: 32
Views: 5,704
Posted By ginotworivers
If unlimited budget, what boat would you purchase?

If my health,(back ) would allow I''d keep the 32'' er I have. She is custom built and custom designed for long,long ocean passages.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2003
Replies: 32
Views: 5,704
Posted By ginotworivers
If unlimited budget, what boat would you purchase?

Well, you might be right but the guy who built my boat has its 50'' big brother and on it he and his wife have done two big one around this old ball. Made his money building sails and selling real...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 2,918
Posted By ginotworivers
who''''s got a boat for sale?

Teacher''s Pet III is available for $37,500
I''ll carry a contract with 7500 down,and insurance in my name.
Put your dream list of what you want on a boat and she''s got it and probably lots of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-06-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By ginotworivers
Columbia 26''''

Jeff: A friend of ours is still out cruising on old #8, its been around the world and Cape Horn. Seamanship and Prudance plus a fair share of Luck are the guides to successful cruising.
Gene
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