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Search: Posts Made By: kevlarpirate
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-16-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
keel if you come to the east coast , you can...

keel

if you come to the east coast , you can catch a ride with me , and yes, you
are right , these people are not worth the effort
if you are interested, i will message you with my contact info...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-15-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
smack Quote: Originally Posted by...

smack

Quote:
Originally Posted by kevlarpirate
You need to read more and listen to technical sailors

you ask: Where can I find these?

Duh , you must be kidding, but instead of listening...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-13-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
Paulo Why is it you have trouble getting the...

Paulo Why is it you have trouble getting the point. My statements have nothing to do with my boats, ex boats. It has everything to do with YOU sitting reading sales brochures, and hearing only what...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-13-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
Paulo , you give your self away again "have...

Paulo , you give your self away again

"have the money to buy the better boat. "

you say better boat ,,,, get it ? .... "better" BULL SH>>>T

This is where you fall down. You don't have the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-12-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
I suppose what I am trying to say is the...

I suppose what I am trying to say is the evolution of these boats whether it be
racing or production is downwind.
Racing boats are designed for downwind speed and strong enough to hold together...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-12-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
This discussion has fragmented into pieces...

This discussion has fragmented into pieces defended by advocates from individual camps. Paulo you use the term enjoyable. Does that include
bouncing and slapping at anchor anytime a boat passes. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-11-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
As for comfort ratio, it has plenty of value when...

As for comfort ratio, it has plenty of value when comparing similar length boats
and of course mass and moment of inertia are the dominant variables.
slight differences in numbers are likely not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-11-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
Smack. I said "production boats" were driven by...

Smack. I said "production boats" were driven by owner stateroom. and I meant
to compliment that with how race boats ended up with fat butts, but I hit post without going back and completing that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-10-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
good by guys , you had your chance to learn from...

good by guys , you had your chance to learn from the experts
keel, keep sailing , all the best
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-10-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
one more observation , The video of the double...

one more observation , The video of the double reefed boat was in control,
I have sailed this configuration many times with complete control
The boat seems a bit tender and so the deep reef , I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-10-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
paulo "impolite treatment" interesting you...

paulo
"impolite treatment" interesting you point your finger at me, but at least I don't insult a mans personal property as you have done to me. To call a mans boat ugly is on the same level as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
BTW , to bjung my second statement/ question...

BTW , to bjung
my second statement/ question was rhetorical, certainly not personal

As for paulo, I admire your enthusiasm , but that is where it ends.
These spindly boats are time bombs. They...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
bjung , you have precipitated this thread to it's...

bjung , you have precipitated this thread to it's bear bones , and you are exactly right
the arm chair sailors can quibble all day , but in the end , what boat do you
put your family on .

Are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-08-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
smack, you need to read more before and view...

smack, you need to read more before and view these posts less seriously.
If there is one guy who is blinded and pushing his goods it is paulo.
I take things for granted yes, I have been out there...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-07-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
smack whoa , dude , you need to start...

smack

whoa , dude , you need to start reading some books, pal you are lost
you are not getting anything out of this,
Crying to the mods ,,,,,, get real ,, you know nothing

the one guy who...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-07-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
Paulo Truth be told, they have no...

Paulo

Truth be told, they have no significant advantage. To get best downwind VMG
they have to cover substantially more ocean as their greater speed opens up the included jibe angles. this...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-07-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
and it would be nice if we wouldn't quibble about...

and it would be nice if we wouldn't quibble about upwind and downwind VMG
everyone here knows there are both and if you don't go read a book
jeesh or is it geesh,,OMG will I be corrected on my...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-07-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
Puddin , My point is manufacturers, designers...

Puddin , My point is manufacturers, designers using the word "cruisers"
This is misrepresentation. Cruising implies a variety of comforts which the "paulo" boats avoid talking about.

Take...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-06-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
puddin you are the one missing the point...

puddin

you are the one missing the point that both myself and keehaulin are making and that is the "huge" sacrifices made to get a "marginal" gain.

on the contrary, these boats can be easily...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
puddin , don't be so sensitive. BTW a SC50 is a...

puddin , don't be so sensitive. BTW a SC50 is a major slammer
and pulls its rudder when heeled, it has a horrible interior
It is a strongly built boat, I have a friend who owns one

The deerfoot...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
I don't believe for s moment the "deerfoot"...

I don't believe for s moment the "deerfoot" looking boat is NOT a slammer
I will bet it slams plenty. Of course back at the wheel you probably don't mind
that much.

BB yes i have done plenty...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-03-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
miti "swept fin keel generates more leeway...

miti

"swept fin keel generates more leeway force which translates into forward motion." that was the statement

He said more leeway "force", meaning resistance to leeway , and he is correct
he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-02-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
sooner or later you guys will figure it out

sooner or later you guys will figure it out
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-02-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
again we have opinion but no experience. Wide...

again we have opinion but no experience. Wide butts make for big weather helm and loss of control The Green JAMESON (one ton, not 1/4 ton)
was going to weather and pulled her rudder and the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-01-2011
Replies: 575
Views: 77,982
Posted By kevlarpirate
smack, to illustrate my message about how...

smack, to illustrate my message about how differently a boat will react to high winds/seas, google images "love machine" SORC , you will see a boat of my era, a S&S
or type design built by...
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