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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2006
Replies: 22
Views: 4,350
Posted By aclosereachaway
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel that connects...

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel that connects the eastern shore to mainland VA?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-22-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 4,107
Posted By aclosereachaway
I know I'm dragging this one out from quite a...

I know I'm dragging this one out from quite a while ago but...

When seeing the ballast (5000) to displacement (20000) ratio for a Mistress it seems to me they would be very tender, especially with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 48,500
Posted By aclosereachaway
Well I don't know much about the differences in...

Well I don't know much about the differences in the glue used, but I redid my entire interior on my 22 Southcoast last summer and just used regular old 3/4" plywood, so I'm sure no one here would...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-13-2006
Replies: 3,429
Views: 923,824
Posted By aclosereachaway
Washington State resident, sailing Florida...

Washington State resident, sailing Florida registered boat in Buzzards Bay, Mass when I'm in school, Chesapeake Bay during the summer, and the Keys whenever possible...thank God for trailer sailor's!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By aclosereachaway
CS 36 - not CSY

Sailingfool, I notice that you are in Hingham Mass which is about 30 minutes from me. I dont want to be too up front. But do you think there might be a possibility for me to come check out a CS 36...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By aclosereachaway
CS 36 - not CSY

Well I knew I had impeccable taste. That is a very nice boat you have there Sailingfool. It''s the perfect kind of boat I''m looking for, too bad I''m still a year away from buying, but I''m not a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-30-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By aclosereachaway
CS 36 - not CSY

This question is really just out of curiousity more than anything. I ran across the CS 36 on yachtworld.com and I really like the way they''re designed down below. So my like for them is completely...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By aclosereachaway
Financial Question

Jack,

I am definately aware of the equipment involved and required for such an endeavor, and am not taking that lightly. However my wages at the time of purchase will allow me to comfortably...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-18-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By aclosereachaway
Financial Question

I also and a huge fan of yachtworld.com, sometimes I feel like I live there. As you say a boat in that price range will probably need a fair amount of work, so financing does seem like a better...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-18-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By aclosereachaway
Financial Question

I will be purchasing a boat in the next year or two to live on, and eventually use to cruise extensively throughout the South Pacific. I have some ideas of boats that I like, but my real question is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-24-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,323
Posted By aclosereachaway
Ta Chiao 41, is it a slug?

I''ve never owned one, but...I''ve asked a similiar question, and there are a lot of questions regarding that boat on here. Yes they are slow and not very fine sailors from what I''ve read, they...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-20-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By aclosereachaway
Liveaboard and Cruiser

You make a very good point about equipment being no good if it''s 3 years old. I think that is a pretty accurate timeframe. Those are nice boats, but I''m not sure if all 6''3 of me could deal...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By aclosereachaway
Liveaboard and Cruiser

Okay, I will try to respond to Whoosh first and supply some additional information that has been suggested. First off my name is Will, I go to school in Mass. and plan on moving to either Virginia...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-12-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By aclosereachaway
Liveaboard and Cruiser

Ahoy all, this is my first post here after having read many different topics for well over a year. If you don''t mind reading a brief synopsis of my plans I think it will help with my question... ...
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