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Search: Posts Made By: hilega
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-24-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 9,426
Posted By hilega
Wow, someone dug up my old thread ... well due to...

Wow, someone dug up my old thread ... well due to various circumstances in my life, I never got into sailing. But I just started lurking here again recently ...

But, my life is going into a new...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-27-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 9,426
Posted By hilega
Daysailer for two ... ?

From my research the Laser 16 seems only to be available in the UK, but something in the 16'' range is attractive, stability wise. I have run accross an Apollo 16, Leward 16, Precision 15, and...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-27-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 9,426
Posted By hilega
Daysailer for two ... ?

I think I would like to stick with a centerboard just to have the option to beach every once in a while. However, my wife prefers a dry ride if we are not spending the day at the beach. This is why...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-23-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 9,426
Posted By hilega
Daysailer for two ... ?

I will research the Holder 20. Thanks for the suggestion!

Right now, however, I am leaning towards something in the 12-16'' range that is light enough to be towed by a small SUV, that I can...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-22-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 9,426
Posted By hilega
Daysailer for two ... ?

Here is what I am looking for ... First boat, daysailer for two (wife, age 23, myself, age 25), able to single hand (with practice/some skill), sit IN not on, traileralbe, centerboard, stable, under...
Forum: Provisioning 07-25-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 2,425
Posted By hilega
Ice cream

You can make single servings the same way that those "hand crank" manual icecream makers work. I don''t have the recipee, but just use the normal ingredients, mix those in a small ziplock bag and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,790
Posted By hilega
Comfortable weekend, or extended offshore cruiser for 2....

Jack,

Thanks for the words of wisdom! I understand the great tasks (at least on paper) that come with offshore sailing and that you don''t just throw up the sails and head out to sea. I am new...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-18-2002
Replies: 329
Views: 42,141
Posted By hilega
Celestial Navigation? Forget it!

While I am new to sailing, here are my thouhgts: I fly (airplanes) and I think this is sort of on the same line......when working towards your private pilots license, the instructor teaches you and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-17-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,790
Posted By hilega
Comfortable weekend, or extended offshore cruiser for 2....

Jeff, again thanks for the great insight. I do plan on regular maintenance and understand that that is an integral part of sailing and owning a sailboat, I was just curious as to whether the older...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-17-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,790
Posted By hilega
Comfortable weekend, or extended offshore cruiser for 2....

Jeff, Thanks for the thorough answer. Since I am new to the market, I have really only been looking at boats in current production (that can be found online). I have heard of some of the boats on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-16-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 2,790
Posted By hilega
Comfortable weekend, or extended offshore cruiser for 2....

I am looking for my first "big boat". Something that can be comfortable on the east coast for weekend trips and possible extended trips offshore. I am looking for stability and comfort. Can this...
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