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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-27-2005
Replies: 39
Views: 18,542
Posted By southernman
Bumfuzzle - who''''s right?

Hi - this is my first post as the weather is too crap to sail today. I can''t believe all the yacking that goes on in this board about their boat!! Me and my wife are also young in our late 20''s...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-27-2005
Replies: 39
Views: 18,542
Posted By southernman
Bumfuzzle - who''''s right?

Hi - this is my first post as the weather is too crap to sail today. I can''t believe all the yacking that goes on in this board about their boat!! Me and my wife are also young in our late 20''s...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-27-2005
Replies: 39
Views: 18,542
Posted By southernman
Bumfuzzle - who''''s right?

Hi - this is my first post as the weather is too crap to sail today. I can''t believe all the yacking that goes on in this board about their boat!! Me and my wife are also young in our late 20''s...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-06-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,618
Posted By southernman
Doing It

Wife and I have decided to do it at the end of May. Moving on board.
Sold our home and unvalued possessions. Put valued possessions in storage.
Starting on the Chesapeake for the spring and summer....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By southernman
Inverter

Still undecided.
Have picked the brand but am up in the air as to size.
1750 or 3000 Prowatt.
Installer said 1750 okay but should always go a step up in case and cited selling point. ...
Forum: Chartering   03-21-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 8,685
Posted By southernman
bad charter with Abaco Bahamas Charters

Sherbert,
We have chartered every year since 93 with various charter companies and have had no problems with issues like that. We have had problems like breakage of equipment and other issues...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 4,758
Posted By southernman
Beneteau 331 or 361

Back in 01 wife and I ready to purchase 331. Dealer also cited those options. We discussed with others and came to the conclusion that roller fuller main has it''s good and bad points. It''s a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By southernman
Irwin 37 CC

Wife and I have a 38'' cc and from what we are told is similar to the 37'' layout wise.
We purchased in March 02. Boat in good condition at time. One owner. Had to do some tweaking and a lot of...
Forum: Chartering   01-26-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,572
Posted By southernman
Saint Lucia

When wife and I chartered in St. Lucia we did Sun Sail. No problems with them. Never heard of the company you cited.
St. Lucia is okay but we would recommend other Caribbean Islands first only...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-13-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 3,824
Posted By southernman
Chain rode/size & length

Again Thanks Jack.
Will be visiting West Marine site and looking for the Hinz book and articles.
The info. you provided is greatly appreciated.

Ray & Joanne
Forum: Living Aboard   01-13-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 3,824
Posted By southernman
Chain rode/size & length

Thanks Jack,
We are installing a windlass in this off season.
We have decided on a 44lb Bruce for our main anchor and using our current Fortress 21lb as the second. The prior owner also had a stern...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-10-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 3,824
Posted By southernman
Chain rode/size & length

Ahoy you live aboards,
Looking for advice on chain size and length for my rode.
Intend moving on board this spring and sailing coastal waters of US and Caribbean.
What has been proven as enough. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-06-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By southernman
windlass question.

Ahoy,
Thoughts on a Maxwell Vertical Windlass 1200 Series for my 38'' Irwin.
Am buying after upcoming visit to the AC Boatshow this weekend.

Ray
Dream Catcher
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-06-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By southernman
windlass question.

Ahoy,
Thoughts on a Maxwell Vertical Windlass 1200 Series for my 38'' Irwin.
Am buying after upcoming visit to the AC Boatshow this weekend.

Ray
Dream Catcher
Forum: Living Aboard   01-06-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,752
Posted By southernman
Windlass

Ahoy,
Last time I ask for input on this issue.
Going to be buying right after the AC Boatshow this weekend.
Have a 38'' Irwin CC.
Intend to start living aboard very very shortly. Starting in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-01-2003
Replies: 7
  ICW
Views: 1,085
Posted By southernman
ICW

To all who responded with info. related to the topic thanks and good sailing in the new year.

Ray & Joanne
Dream Catcher
Forum: Living Aboard   12-26-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 11,713
Posted By southernman
Suggestions for good liveaboard/Cruise boats?

Wife and I purchased a 1984 38'' Irwin CC for the same purpose you mentioned.
Sailed and docked in the Chesepeake last season. Got to know our boat. Will be there this season also to finish adding...
Forum: Chartering   12-26-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,851
Posted By southernman
Chartering BVI''''s in September

SUNSAIL.
You will no doubt get a variety of good and bad tales about them as with any Charter Co.
We have chartered with them 10 years and very minor problems.
In the BVI''s we found them to be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-23-2002
Replies: 7
  ICW
Views: 1,085
Posted By southernman
ICW

Ahoy, Wife and I making preperations to do the ICW this coming late summer from Chesapeake to down south. Looking to spend the winter in the warmer weather next year possiblg GA. or Jacksonville, FL....
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