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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By future sailor
Newbie looking for experience and knowledge

Ok, so I am looking to buy a boat and after listening to some comments on here from people that seem to have a lot more knowledge than I, I thought I would try this. I'm a basic "handyman" that loves...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-18-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

Ok, so I've updated my profile and have my location set. Hopefully I'll be able to catch a ride occasionally with some people and maybe help some folks too.
Update on the boat deal, the guy texted...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

I will get right on that. Thank you for the offer!!



I have been working on the list and it's very fluid right now. lol. As I have looked at some boats and seen layouts and such, my list has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

WOW!!! Thanks everyone for the advice and such. I have become firm in feeling like I did the right thing by calling the deal off. I am planning on riding the bike and selling it when the weather...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

Ok, so my thought process on the deck and ceiling thing seems to be on the right track at least. What I mean by wax on the deck is whenever you touch the deck anywhere you get that white powder stuff...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
Re: did I hear some one say deal?

I am not unable to walk away from the deal, in fact I told the guy that I would be happy to keep the bike if he's changing the terms like this. In asking my question, I am #1, trying to learn about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

Yes I have looked a bit at prices of the other boats. But my question is really how much does a leaking deck devalue a boat? Is a leaking deck a feature of a "low retail" type boat? Or does that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By future sailor
almost had my first boat. :(

So I worked out a deal to trade a motorcycle for a 1982 Laguna Windrose 26. I thought it was a good deal for both sides and maybe even taking a bit of the worse end of it but I was willing to make...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-28-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By future sailor
Re: Looking for my first boat

Well, we went and looked at our first boat(s) yesterday. OMG! My head is still spinning trying to wrap my head around it all. Man do I have a lot to learn and there are a lot of things to know and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By future sailor
Re: Looking for my first boat

TY Steve for the input.

Another question, is there any difference in a steel or lead or iron keel?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-25-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By future sailor
Re: Looking for my first boat

Thanks for the input guys. It's all very welcome. I'll be putting it to use. This is not something that I or we are going into with blind eyes and empty minds. I am trying to get all the info I can....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-24-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By future sailor
Looking for my first boat

Hope this is the right place to post this. A little background. My wife and I are new to the hobby/lifestyle of sailing. We are looking to start enjoying the water. We are still very new and very...
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