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Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tanny
decktile, As I mentioned to sailingdog, the...

decktile,
As I mentioned to sailingdog, the registration process is not complete yet. I don't feel good about disclosing the name I want for the boat until that process is completed. I've chosen 3...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tanny
Thank you all, ... but alas she needs new...

Thank you all,
... but alas she needs new rigging - before I go too afar afield.
But I have found - what many of you have probably said is important before - a boat that I have confidence in, and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tanny
It would be very bad luck for me to divulge the...

It would be very bad luck for me to divulge the name before the registration process is complete :cool:
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tanny
Talking My New Baba

Hi folks,

I'm finally a boat owner!
She's a 1979 Baba, and she's in her slip in League City, Texas waiting for me to go down and move aboard in mid May this year!
Can't wait!
Cheers!
Tanny...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By Tanny
sailingdog, Thank you very much for your...

sailingdog,
Thank you very much for your detailed reply. You've given me much to think about.
My initial plan was to spend a year in the Galveston area in a slip - making a series of graduated...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By Tanny
Sailingdog, As far as I can tell, the boat...

Sailingdog,

As far as I can tell, the boat is well equipped and capable of this trip. I am having the survey done next week and will likely purchase her. The surveyor has done a pre-view of the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By Tanny
Need one crew, Texas to USVI

Hello,
I need to move my 30' Baba Ta Shing from Galveston Bay, Tx to the US or British Virgin Isl this May/June, 2010.

I am a 58 yr old male, and have some sailing experience, but would be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-21-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Tanny
Getting help to move a boat

Hello,

I may be purchasing a used boat in the Galveston Bay area, Texas.

I live in Canada, and am in the process of selling everything in order to move onto the boat this summer. My goal is to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-21-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,093
Posted By Tanny
Boatpoker, The email I provided was not...

Boatpoker,
The email I provided was not 'bogus'.
It was provided by Mart Treder, who is on your list.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-20-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,093
Posted By Tanny
Hello boatpoker, I'm not trying to give...

Hello boatpoker,

I'm not trying to give anyone a bad name.

Hare's the actual email I received to do this survey of a 30 foot Baba Tashing from an accredited Texan surveyor;

"Our approximate...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-20-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,093
Posted By Tanny
Hello All! It seems that I can get the boat...

Hello All!

It seems that I can get the boat registered as a Canadian vessel by completing the Simplified Method of Tonnage Measurement (Form #4) from Transport Canada. This form doesn't need to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-19-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3,093
Posted By Tanny
Registering a boat

Hello everyone,
I'm a Canadian trying buy a used boat currently located in Texas.
I have read elsewhere on these forums that Texas sales taxes (6.25%) can be avoided if I were to register my boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-23-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,763
Posted By Tanny
Medium displacement with walk-through transom?

Is anyone aware of a 33-37' medium displacement (16k-20k lbs) that has a walk-through transom?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-15-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By Tanny
I've decided against this boat - and yes, it's...

I've decided against this boat - and yes, it's the same one listed on eBay, but it was brought to my attention by my broker.

My reasons were mainly its size, its teak decks and inconvenient dingy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-14-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,568
Posted By Tanny
Oyster 39, Should I buy it?

Hello,
Does anyone know anything about the Oyster 39' ketch?
I'm looking at a 1979 boat that seems in reasonable shape, but I'm drawing blanks trying to find out anything about these boats on the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By Tanny
Passports, Drivers License, Caribbean?

Hi all!

For those Canadians who live aboard in the Caribbean, how have you dealt with renewing your Passport and what have you done about things like your Drivers License?

I understand that...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-06-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 8,058
Posted By Tanny
Thanks aerie, Much of what you point out has...

Thanks aerie,

Much of what you point out has occurred to me.
Sailing a 42 footer alone is impressive by itself!
One question; if there's no wind how much further will an autopilot get you?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,703
Posted By Tanny
killarney, Thanks for the info. I appreciate...

killarney,
Thanks for the info.
I appreciate your post!
I know that the full keel, heavier boats are more difficult to sail into the wind, but as you noted, I would still get there!
That's the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Tanny
Thanks mitiempo! I've emailed Rom. ...

Thanks mitiempo!

I've emailed Rom.

We'll see what happens...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Tanny
Faster, I see that you are in New...

Faster,

I see that you are in New Westminster, BC.

I'm in Calgary, and there aren't a lot of sailboat brokers here. Can you recommend any local BC brokers?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Tanny
Faster, Yup - I want to contact a broker(s)...

Faster,

Yup - I want to contact a broker(s) and give them my needs and expectations - just thought someone here could recommend a good broker to contact.

Also, I don't know if hiring a broker...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By Tanny
Canadian looking for Broker

Hello everyone!

I'm trying to locate a broker who comes well recommended and can help me find a used sailboat in Florida or the Caribbean.

I live in Canada, so going to look at boats for sale...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-27-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 4,703
Posted By Tanny
Hello Mike, Thanks for your info. What type...

Hello Mike,
Thanks for your info.
What type of boat did you purchase?
How did you find the broker in Montreal, and did you have to pay any additional fees, taxes in Mexico?
Did you sail the boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 4,703
Posted By Tanny
Faster, Yes - good advice about chartering...

Faster,
Yes - good advice about chartering somewhere to get a better idea about what I'm getting myself into.

Regarding that, I'm taking a 10 day Ocean Sailing and Navigation course aboard a 52'...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 4,703
Posted By Tanny
Thanks everyone for your advice and experiences...

Thanks everyone for your advice and experiences regarding this!

I'm a little worried now about my original plan to buy in Florida and work my way down to the Leewards. I'm not an experienced...
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