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Search: Posts Made By: flashingbrine
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-10-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By flashingbrine
WRONG--just as responsive if not more so than a...

WRONG--just as responsive if not more so than a pedistal setup, no chains, no pully's just a direct gear tied directly to the rudder, so you move the wheel and the rudder moves instantly. The biggest...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-03-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,456
Posted By flashingbrine
The Seawind II is an outstanding cruising boat,...

The Seawind II is an outstanding cruising boat, perhaps the best in its size and price range...maybe the best in its size range, period. I disagree that the original Seawind is a better built boat....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 04-30-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By flashingbrine
Many solid cruising boats have been built with...

Many solid cruising boats have been built with this steering system, which uses a pinion and large quadrant gear. Earlier Island Packets and most Allieds come to mind as using this system. It is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,480
Posted By flashingbrine
Always nice to discover new boat toys in these...

Always nice to discover new boat toys in these forums. The winch bit just might top them all - thanks for the link, and I'll definitely be adding one to my wishlist!

Is it difficult to hold the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 22,451
Posted By flashingbrine
I'll second the Shannon 28. Might be harder to...

I'll second the Shannon 28. Might be harder to find at the price you are looking for, but it is, in my opinion, the best cruising boat under 30 feet. Beautifully crafted interior, and extremely well...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 22,451
Posted By flashingbrine
The IP 27 has significantly more interior volume...

The IP 27 has significantly more interior volume due to its extremely wide beam. More so than more modern IP designs, the 27 is essentially a catboat with a wide beam carried all the way aft.

For...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-06-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 5,386
Posted By flashingbrine
This is a *great* book, and you should find it...

This is a *great* book, and you should find it very helpful. Vigor also wrote a book titled something along the lines of Twenty Small Boats to Take you Anywhere that describes 20 bluewater boats up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-06-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,382
Posted By flashingbrine
Avoidance of exterior teak is probably a wise...

Avoidance of exterior teak is probably a wise idea if you will have limited time to perform maintenance. It looks beautiful, but sure takes a long time to do right! That eliminates my earlier...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-05-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,382
Posted By flashingbrine
For around 100k, you can find an older Shannon 38...

For around 100k, you can find an older Shannon 38 or Cabo Rico 38 that is structurally sound but perhaps in need of a little TLC. Short of maybe Hinckley or Morris, you really can't find a better...
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