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Search: Posts Made By: jadkkd
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,230
Posted By jadkkd
ok but would the corrosion be a biiger problem on...

ok but would the corrosion be a biiger problem on the saildrive?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,230
Posted By jadkkd
I'm certainly not an expert and am the last...

I'm certainly not an expert and am the last person to know but electolysis a bigger issue on the east coast?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2010
Replies: 45
Views: 7,230
Posted By jadkkd
shaft vs. saildrive

Have been hearing several concerns about boats with a saildrive sytem for power, that the saildrive is a a maintainance concern especially in the waters of New England. Electrolysis is a major concern
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-28-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By jadkkd
After some thinking since I thought I got out of...

After some thinking since I thought I got out of boating for good 6 years ago when I sold my last boat and now having the itch to get back in(which is crazy in itself) buying the cheaper priced boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By jadkkd
Thats exactly why I asked the question, because...

Thats exactly why I asked the question, because I'm always thinking about exit strategies and I do believe in 4 or 5 years the market will be better for the 2006. I agree. Also I hear everybody on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By jadkkd
I never thought of that. So are you suggesting...

I never thought of that. So are you suggesting that their claim of the engine needed a few more horsepower was a disguise for cheaper build costs? I've talked to a few guys in San Francisco that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By jadkkd
newer one asking in the 80's older one asking in...

newer one asking in the 80's older one asking in the 60's. New one sitting at the newport show that was built and the owner saw the new Alerion 33 with tiller and ordered one and put the 28 up for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By jadkkd
It"s an 8 hp yanmar diesel vs. a 14 hp yanmar in...

It"s an 8 hp yanmar diesel vs. a 14 hp yanmar in the 2006. The 1998 has seen little use the past few years(not even put in the water this past season) but still the sails and rigging although usable...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By jadkkd
is it worth an extra 20 grand for 8 years??

So I'm looking to buy a used Alerion 28. There are several 1998 boats on the market. I can buy a newer boat (2006) for about $20,000 more. Is it worth the extra money to get the newer boat? The 2006...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-15-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 4,431
Posted By jadkkd
Surveys are very important and I wouldn't do a...

Surveys are very important and I wouldn't do a deal unless it was pending a survey. Certainly it's understandable that an old boat will have issues, but a major problem should not be yours. I think...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2008
Replies: 86
Views: 9,936
Posted By jadkkd
Just look at the financial institutions that are...

Just look at the financial institutions that are gettiing out of the boat lending business. Citizens Bank, and Keybank announced last Friday they are out. The process alone is going to depress the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
Firstly, I want to let everyone know I appreciate...

Firstly, I want to let everyone know I appreciate all the responses. I also want to say I am seriously looking for a J105 and had a new J100 bought to be delivered this past spring until Jboats fired...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
I can't believe what some of the responses are!...

I can't believe what some of the responses are! Instead of looking at the market as a hope and a prayer, lets be a little more realistic. I know what J105"s have sold for over the past year and the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-28-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
The surveyor has told me that the boat is selling...

The surveyor has told me that the boat is selling below market but the seller should take some responsibilty of the moisture in the cockpit sole. the yard it's sitting at has removed the cockpit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-28-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
What I'm having a hard time swallowing is that...

What I'm having a hard time swallowing is that although I knew I was buying an 11 year old boat, I had no idea that there was this issue. Why should I have to participate in an expense that the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-28-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
The 2003 has a chartplotter and a stereo. Sails...

The 2003 has a chartplotter and a stereo. Sails on both boats are relatively new and will work for next seasons one design club racing. The seller and broker(who also works? for me) either didn't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
Actually the price is $75,000. For another...

Actually the price is $75,000. For another $25,000 I can probably get a 2003.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,842
Posted By jadkkd
When is a boat too old?

I am in the process of buying a used J105. I've made an offer on a 1997 J105. The survey came back with moisture in the cockpit. I've pulled out of the deal fearing that an 11 year old boat may be...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 10,034
Posted By jadkkd
I got a quote from Maine Sailing Partners on some...

I got a quote from Maine Sailing Partners on some Carbon Maxx sails. North sails recommends staying with the 3DL Kevlar for my boat which is 33 ft.. They tell me Carbon is for bigger boats and the...
Forum: Racing 09-22-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 10,034
Posted By jadkkd
Kevlar vs. Carbon

I will be buyibg a J100 sailboat to do some racing next year. I'm wondering if carbon sails are a better option than kevlar sails because they last a bit longer. Any opinions on wear, performance,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-25-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By jadkkd
Sailed a J100 this weekend. I was puzzled by the...

Sailed a J100 this weekend. I was puzzled by the fact that there wasn't anyplace for any foot leverage when at the tiller when sitting on the coaming. You can only put your feet on top of the cockpit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-24-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 4,300
Posted By jadkkd
tiller vs wheel

I was on a demo sail for a few hours on the J100. When sailing the boat and sitting on the coaming there wasn't anyplace to put your feet for leverage. I see this as a bit of a design flaw. Sure you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By jadkkd
More Jboat help please?

I went out demo sailing on a J100 today. The boat handled great, wind was 8 knots the boat sailed at 5.5 knots. Simple to sail. Would jumping to a J105 be a big change? Would the sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2007
Replies: 224
Views: 15,057
Posted By jadkkd
Although my wife loves being on the water she...

Although my wife loves being on the water she didn't enjoy sailing when the wind kicked up. We actually traded our sailboat in for a picnic boat until we just recently sold it. Now I want to buy...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-15-2007
Replies: 3,293
Views: 532,678
Posted By jadkkd
Marblehead Ma. , Buzzards Bay, Narragansett Bay

Marblehead Ma. , Buzzards Bay, Narragansett Bay
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