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Forum: Buying a Boat Articles   04-22-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 31,010
Posted By gunkholemarine
Less expensive simpler options for gunkholing

No doubt, a great boat.

Having done significant research in shallow draft sailboats, I puchased a Seaward 26RK and 32RK. These models use a significantly simpler mechanism, an electric winch for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2007
Replies: 682
Views: 32,839
Posted By gunkholemarine
Non-Fossil Fuel Boat

On global warming, the truth is usually somewhere in the middle. With that in mind, if anyone is interested in a non-fossil fuel boat, I'm going to sell one made out of a Seaward 26RK. Energy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By gunkholemarine
Cover choice

As a dealer, I always use shrink wrap because I never expect to keep the boat very long. Also, I don't have to do it myself.

For boats I own personally, I choose a custom cover, especially if I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-27-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By gunkholemarine
Consider a Seaward 32

Easy to single hand, I sail it on a narrower river right now, the St Croix between MN ann WI. The retractable keel makes it easy for any marina. I've spent nights on it with the family with plenty of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-02-2006
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,133,505
Posted By gunkholemarine
Minnesota

St Croix River, Minnesota
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-02-2006
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,133,505
Posted By gunkholemarine
Minnesota

St Minnesota
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-02-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 2,226
Posted By gunkholemarine
Variable draft options

You are right about the convenience of variable draft. You are also right to consider your options. If you consider the purpose of a keel, it is righting moment, and directional tracking. The best...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-31-2006
Replies: 113
Views: 22,123
Posted By gunkholemarine
Macgregor performance

Macgregor is an affordable boat, and is largely for beginners. My concern with Macgregor is that may new sailors may be turned off by the lack of stability. Heel is an unnatural experience and can be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-31-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 2,715
Posted By gunkholemarine
Don't forget draft

Consider where you are going to use the boat. The right keel design is important. The answer changes based on the usage. Offshore, or coastal cruise? What about rivers? Marina access? Etc.
Kevin
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