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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,451
Posted By spirit54
Checked pier 40, all full. 79th would be nice but...

Checked pier 40, all full. 79th would be nice but they reccommend a dingy with around 5hp because of the current and the available moorings are pretty far out. Marine basin marina is near Coney...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By spirit54
So does weight play a major role in speed? Or is...

So does weight play a major role in speed? Or is it more based on displacement?

It doesn't seem like some of the multi hulls that are used in say the America cup racing have large displacements...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By spirit54
Larger boats faster

Just something I was wondering and may have a simple answer. From what i've read, it seems that larger boats are always faster than smaller boats. Now I understand that with a larger boat comes the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-16-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By spirit54
New to it all!

Ive always wanted a sailboat, just never really thought I'd be able to have one for a long time but I decided you only live once right? Might as well enjoy life as much as possible!!

Got my hands...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,451
Posted By spirit54
Location is great and close but that is a little...

Location is great and close but that is a little pricey. That's about 4k for the season. I would rather go the mooring route at 79th street which is only 1550, much bigger difference.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 7,439
Posted By spirit54
I'm a sailing newbie, so I'm not sure if thats...

I'm a sailing newbie, so I'm not sure if thats good or bad haha. I just got back from the West Marine by me and I can order the Micron 66 or they have Micron CSC in stock, are there major...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,451
Posted By spirit54
Slips/mooring near NYC

Any recommendation? I live in battery park but the north cove is too pricey, 79th boat basin has a 2 year wait list but mooring is available. I don't want to spend too much but I don't want to be too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 7,439
Posted By spirit54
I live in manhattan and would be using the boat...

I live in manhattan and would be using the boat in the new York/ new jersey/long island areas. Does that make a difference?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 7,439
Posted By spirit54
Micron 66

Anyone have any experience with this bottom paint? Seems to have great reviews and although pricey seems very good.
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