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Search: Posts Made By: Alegria110
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-12-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,826
Posted By Alegria110
I highly recommend sailing lessons - as you sound...

I highly recommend sailing lessons - as you sound like you have some experience perhaps the best thing you can do is hire a knowledgeable instructor to go out with you a few times on your own boat -...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
Oops I meant Steve Thurston OF Quantum sails....

Oops I meant Steve Thurston OF Quantum sails....
Forum: Racing 04-12-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
yup - finally made the choice to stay with the...

yup - finally made the choice to stay with the 135% - Pentex deck sweeper - I'll keep the 3 sec/mile for the 135 & use it only for racing - crew will put it up & take it down - regular old dacron 135...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
right - that's where I think I'm going.... ...

right - that's where I think I'm going....
Frankly I've never felt like she was underpowered upwind even with the existing 135 wit the really high cut clew - unfortunately that sail was not cut for...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
recreational handicap - 6sec/mile - If I wanted...

recreational handicap - 6sec/mile - If I wanted to lose that & go with several headsails that's a different program - one I can't afford & would not do with this boat anyway. PHRF New England....
Forum: Racing 04-11-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
I do have regular crew -and yes I will take a 3...

I do have regular crew -and yes I will take a 3 sec/mile rating hit if I go with the 155 - problem is we've never really felt the lack of sail area upwind - only downwind in really light air & that...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
Marblehead Wednesday night racing - non sinnaker...

Marblehead Wednesday night racing - non sinnaker wise ass
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-09-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 982
Posted By Alegria110
Ampair Pro 100 wind turbine

Our boat came with this unit - anyone have experience is how they work? We have not hooked it up yet
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 81,208
Posted By Alegria110
Look at a Pearson 34

If you're looking for an older, solid boat look at a Pearson 34

I have been really, really happy with her performance - far better than I anticipated - sailing in MArblehead MA we deal with a lot...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,309
Posted By Alegria110
Pearson 34 PHRF rating

Anyone else out there race a Pearson 34? Currently we have a PHRF base rating of 144 with the +6 for recreational roller furling - we also get a +3 for the 135 jib

Anyone else have different...
Forum: Racing 04-09-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By Alegria110
Pearson 34 Jib selection

I have a 1984 Pearson 34 - she's a great boat but I am in a dilema - go with the 150% jib for racing or stay with the 135% she's tender as is wiht the 135 but we lose so much downwind wiht the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 5,268
Posted By Alegria110
Pearson 34

I own a 1984 Pearson 34 in Marblehead, MA - she's a good solid boat - we've done a lot of upgrades - though I can't say the refregeration is really worthwhile...
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