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Forum: Learning to Sail   10-29-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,497
Posted By tartanss
Re: Picking the right Ocean Boat

Hi. Yes I am. Yes it can be a problem. Have a balsa cored deck that someone had cut a hole in and decided to fill it with bog. Of course it leaked. No big deal to replace the core though. It was...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-28-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,497
Posted By tartanss
Re: Picking the right Ocean Boat

Hi dvharman. Horses for courses. For the peace of mind to go anywhere I would never pick a Beneteau. The same company build First which are a better built boat. I have talked to one insurance agent...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-28-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,497
Posted By tartanss
Re: Picking the right Ocean Boat

Dvharman. You obviously have sea knowledge. Buying and changing boats ain't cheap. Read a lot look a lot and find your dream. Then take it slow and easy. Sure I learnt to sail in a dinghy when I was...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-28-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 3,497
Posted By tartanss
Re: Picking the right Ocean Boat

You can't go past a good older well built strong boat. I have a Tartan 48. An S&S design built in 1973 and as good and as strong as new. I love her.

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 4,132
Posted By tartanss
Hi, I Am In Thailand With A Seized Gearbox, The...

Hi, I Am In Thailand With A Seized Gearbox, The Result Of A Salt Water Leak Getting Into The Gearbox And Then Too Much Time Ashore. Have You Had Any Luck Getting A Repair Manual For The Box. Mine Is...
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