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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 4,819
Posted By John B
Re: Is Sailing an Elitist Sport?

Elitist, maybe but I sail a 35 yr old boat that cost me a few grand.I sailed past a million dollar yacht last year and you can't tell me he was having any more fun than me.I love sailing , it is fun...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   03-21-2013
Replies: 123
Views: 13,425
Posted By John B
Re: How far are you from your sailboat?

I drive 25min its worth it.I am right on an inlet to ocean.There are two great bars at my marina.Lots of fun.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 4,514
Posted By John B
Re: Topsides going from 'White' to flag blue

I am going to paint my topside this spring also your posts help.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-17-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,569
Posted By John B
Re: Modern design + full keel?

I am looking at a boat now with a drop keel. What do you think of these , I don't see any of the modern boats with them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 4,706
Posted By John B
Re: Experience with TowBoat US

I am a new sailor and last year I ran aground twice. I paid the 150 and I think it was money well spent.Boat US did a great job.
Forum: Atomic 4   03-17-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By John B
Re: Tips for dropping in an A-4?

I agree with the previous post the people at Moyer Marine are great.Don Moyer is very helpful and will walk you through it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By John B
Re: How do you heave to with main sail alone?

I am a novice sailor and I am going to try to heave to this summer.I have read a lot about it ,and appreciate your posts. They are very helpful.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-17-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 809
Posted By John B
Re: Brand new sailor-to-be

I am a new sailor also, I got my first boat cheap just by asking around.who has a boat that they haven't used in a few yrs. and is paying slip fees for it. You will find a lot of people are in this...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-17-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By John B
Re: water heater

I am thinking about putting a water heater on my boat. What are the costs? Thanks
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-17-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By John B
Re: Just Joined the SailNet

welcome I am new too.I am still learning to get around the site, I have found it to be very helpful. Good luck
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-15-2013
Replies: 156
Views: 14,096
Posted By John B
Re: Mostly singlehanded...what lines should I run aft?

I have been sailing for about 2yrs and I can tell you that when the wind gets past 20 kts .I am not leaving the cockpit.Lines leading aft would be helpful.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By John B
Horizon Nemo

I am looking at this boat Horizon Nemo.I don't have much info on this boat.I have been sailing for a few yrs and I am looking for a bigger boat. Is this a good one? Thanks
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