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Search: Posts Made By: wannabe4
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-13-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By wannabe4
Early 1980's Cal 35

Ladies & Gentlemen,

I have been trying to find information about the 1980-1984 Cal 35 online with very little success. Is anyone aware of an online review? Or perhaps you have some experience with...
Forum: Boat Reviews 09-23-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,584
Posted By wannabe4
Come on guys....does nobody have anything to say...

Come on guys....does nobody have anything to say about these 3 boats?
Forum: Boat Reviews 09-23-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,584
Posted By wannabe4
Cal 39 vs E 38-200 vs Beneteau First 38

Ladies and gentleman,

I have researched the above 3 boats and would now like to know your opinions please.

My intent is to liveaboard fulltime, cruise Mexico, the caribbean and quite possibly...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-02-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,210
Posted By wannabe4
As always you guys are awesome! Many thanks! ...

As always you guys are awesome! Many thanks!

I have looked at the Ericson owners website and found some very interesting information. As I mentioned yesterday, I think they make a quality coastal...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,210
Posted By wannabe4
Thanks TQA. I should add/clarify that the boat...

Thanks TQA. I should add/clarify that the boat would initially be used as a coastal cruiser up and down the coast of Mexico. I may never go much further but it would be nice to have a boat capable if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-01-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,210
Posted By wannabe4
HyLyte, Thanks for the response Hylyte, its...

HyLyte,

Thanks for the response Hylyte, its appreciated. Perhaps for a singlehander or a 2 person crew there would be enough load capacity? Any thoughts?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-30-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,210
Posted By wannabe4
Ericson 38-blue water boat?

After a very bad experience with a very dishonest vendor who tried to flog his POS Ty 37 onto me I am back looking at potential boats for coastal cruising but that are also blue water capable.

A...
Forum: Electronics 04-10-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,997
Posted By wannabe4
Thanks for the responses. Perhaps I should...

Thanks for the responses.

Perhaps I should leave the 10 year old Furuno 821 in place and simply install a new GPS chartplotter at the helm and forget about the radar overlay? This may be the less...
Forum: Electronics 04-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,997
Posted By wannabe4
Updating 10 year old electronics?

Hi Guys,

Can a new chartplotter and/or radar replace the 10 year old unit at the helm without replacing the entire unit? Or does the entire unit need updating? The current unit is a Furuno 821...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 03-14-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By wannabe4
Cruiser performance needed?

How well does a cruising boat really need to perform when cruising the caribbean or the south pacific?


A couple of things I get hung up on is how much performance I really need in a cruising...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-14-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5,229
Posted By wannabe4
thanks guys..........always appreciated..........

thanks guys..........always appreciated..........
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-12-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5,229
Posted By wannabe4
Tayana 37 performance

Ladies and gentlemen, I once again call on the collective wisdom of this forum.

I am interested in a discussion of the performance of a full keeled boat with forefoot cutaway and a cutter rig....
Forum: Boat Reviews 11-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,967
Posted By wannabe4
Thanks Jimscal. Can anyone explain why there...

Thanks Jimscal.

Can anyone explain why there is such a difference in the ratings between the T 37-1, T 37-2 and T37-3?

What year[s] was the T 37-1 manufactured? T37-2? T37-3?
...
Forum: Boat Reviews 11-11-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,967
Posted By wannabe4
Ladies and gentleman, thank you VERY much for...

Ladies and gentleman, thank you VERY much for such insightful comments. As always sailnet comes through!

A couple more clarifying questions?

1. How does the T 37 CB point compared to other...
Forum: Boat Reviews 11-10-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,967
Posted By wannabe4
Tartan 37 centreboard

The search for a boat continues and my radar is showing the T 37 as a possible. However, the centreboard concerns me from the following perspective.

1. Pointing ability. Can anyone advise how well...
Forum: Boat Reviews 09-08-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 10,013
Posted By wannabe4
S/V HyLyte, Thank you for your insightfull...

S/V HyLyte,

Thank you for your insightfull comments. How do you think the boat would handle in very rough seas? You say the boat is tough..."shoot house tough" in fact....would you put it in the...
Forum: Boat Reviews 09-06-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 10,013
Posted By wannabe4
Beneteau First 42 by German Frers

The search for a blue water boat goes on. I realize this boat is not exactly the archetypical blue water boat but she is so darn gorgeous and fast that she may make up for anything she may lack.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 1,189
Posted By wannabe4
Ted Hood centreboard keel [Bristol 38.8]

Any info on these keels would be appreciated as I am very close to making an offer.

If anyone can speak to the apparent "rattling" when the keel is down I would appreciate it.

Thanks very...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-24-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By wannabe4
I have now read just about everything I can find...

I have now read just about everything I can find online about the Bristol 38.8 and almost all information is very positive. But I haven't been able to find anything re: noise from the centreboard as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By wannabe4
Thanks alot Johnshasteen!

Thanks alot Johnshasteen!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By wannabe4
Bristol 38.8 Ted Hood design

I am looking at the above boat and have been impressed with many aspects. I have searched this site and found some information here but haven't found anything that speaks directly to the pros and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-19-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,040
Posted By wannabe4
1979 Islander Freeport 36 Model B by R.Perry

I am considering the 1979 I36 by Robert Perry as a full time liveaboard, bluwater cruiser. I like the design although I don't like the forward head and outboard facing nav table. I do like the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,117
Posted By wannabe4
"Stillraining", I like your rigging...

"Stillraining", I like your rigging idea.........thanks........
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,117
Posted By wannabe4
Anybody out there wanna comment on the need for...

Anybody out there wanna comment on the need for welding? I have my ticket and a small machine can run off AC or DC.....comments?
Forum: Living Aboard 03-12-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 2,926
Posted By wannabe4
Too much?! Thats very encouraging to hear! Maybe...

Too much?! Thats very encouraging to hear! Maybe I can buy a few more cervezas! I initially plan on spending time in the Sea of Cortez and then work my way south. Possibly to the Caribbean or across...
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