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Search: Posts Made By: Ishmael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2007
Replies: 143
Views: 10,687
Posted By Ishmael
Fascinating thread. I'll jump in. 1. ...

Fascinating thread. I'll jump in.

1. Sanitation laws are made to please the political constituants that pay the most taxes - read waterfront land owners - not livaboards. They don't make...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-13-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Ishmael
I've used Jack Allinson. He is local to...

I've used Jack Allinson. He is local to Jacksonville and does a good, thorough job. Uses IR imaging on the hull and deck to determine delamination and on the engine and transmission to look for hot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By Ishmael
Insurance for an old boat in Florida

I'm having trouble finding someone who will write a policy on a 1980 boat for the state of Florida. Anyone out there with a good underwriter suggestion?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-29-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,510
Posted By Ishmael
Just purchased 1980 Pearson 365 ketch!

After 6 months and who knows how many boats we inspected we have finally found her. As of this weekend we now own a 1980 Pearson 365 ketch. Now the fun begin$.

Thanks to all those who gave us...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-09-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 13,237
Posted By Ishmael
Thanks all, this is why I ask the questions. I...

Thanks all, this is why I ask the questions. I see no Cheoy Lee defenders out there.

To date my largest boat has been a San Juan 21. Not classic I know, but a lovely boat and served us well. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-09-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 13,237
Posted By Ishmael
Thanks Jeff, I do love the looks, admitted. ...

Thanks Jeff,

I do love the looks, admitted. Same with vintage cheys. If I were entirely sane I probably wouldn't be looking for a boat at all, eh? Case closed.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-09-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 13,237
Posted By Ishmael
Cheoy Lee Clipper Ketch 33

Anyone have any experience with the 1980 vintage Cheoy Lee Ketch. A broker just sent me some info on one and I would like opinions on their handling and construction. Particularly any known issues....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-09-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
Thanks Bardo and good luck to you too. I do...

Thanks Bardo and good luck to you too.

I do like the 365 for layout. Not a pretty a stern as the Bristol but I think that either would work out for our purposes. Bristo needs more in the way of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-09-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
Hello all, Thanks for your input. Just to...

Hello all,

Thanks for your input. Just to keep you all up we have turned down the Fuji. I made a low offer based on having to possibly redeck and it was countered at what I considered a 'too...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-06-2007
Replies: 3,291
Views: 531,755
Posted By Ishmael
Florida upper gulf, St. Marks

Florida upper gulf, St. Marks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-06-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
Saw her this weekend

We had a look at the Fuji yesterday. It is really hard not to fall in love with the woodwork and cabnetry below decks. Really beautiful and very good craftsmanship. Overall she is well cared for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-04-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
TrueBlue, Unfortunately - the name is Moby!

TrueBlue,

Unfortunately - the name is Moby!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
Hey, Thanks for the input and words of...

Hey, Thanks for the input and words of advice/caution. I will let you all know the status after I see her. I know that they have somewhat of a reputation for poor deck fasteners (stanchions,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ishmael
Thanks Athene, I don't have enough to PM...

Thanks Athene,

I don't have enough to PM either. New to the site. I have some pretty good estimates on the issues I know about. It is the potential for more damage than I can see on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
I'm trying to stay in the Gulf Cost of Florida...

I'm trying to stay in the Gulf Cost of Florida and Alabama but I have extended to East Coast of Florida to see some I was particularly interested in. I'm trying to keep the travel down for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 4,066
Posted By Ishmael
1974 Fuji Ketch

I'm going to look at one this weekend and wondered if anyone has any experience with the Fuji 35. Pointers on what to what for that may be common to this builder. Etc. Any owners out there?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ishmael
Again, thanks to everyone. I am running as we...

Again, thanks to everyone. I am running as we speak.

The owner has some family issues that prevented him from hauling her for several years. Thus - topsides. OK but bottom foul. As for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-02-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ishmael
I just paid $18/ft for a very thorough survey and...

I just paid $18/ft for a very thorough survey and sea trial. Add $10 per foot for the haul-out. Went from 8AM to 5:30 PM and crawled all over. Report with pics ran to 20 pages and covered all...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-02-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ishmael
Thanks everyone. This is very helpful. I hadn't...

Thanks everyone. This is very helpful. I hadn't thought about the potential for engine issues from electrolysis but now that you have mentioned it I can see that it is significant. The blisters...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-02-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ishmael
Survey Results - Pursue or Run Away?

We have the results of our survey of a 1975 Pearson P39 and would like to solicit opinions. Here are the main deficiencies of concern ( read $$).

1. Stuffing Box dripless seal leaking at static...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2007
Replies: 75
Views: 9,428
Posted By Ishmael
Never owned a hunter. But I was invited on a new...

Never owned a hunter. But I was invited on a new 410 a couple of weeks ago and I have to say that it was a real pleasure. Nice amenities below and well thought out above. We only had about 10...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Ishmael
Depending on budget, of course, don't we all hate...

Depending on budget, of course, don't we all hate that one?, I saw a nice Pearson-365 in Jax just a couple of weeks ago. Looked it over briefly. A 1980 it appears to be in very good condition. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ishmael
P-39 Sea Trial and Survey tomorrow

Thanks to you all for the information and thoughts. Especially thanks to SailorMitch for offering to put me in contact with other P-39 owners. Sorry I couldn't private message (apparently because I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-21-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ishmael
Thanks for the feedback. We started at $44K and...

Thanks for the feedback. We started at $44K and got to $35 where we are at present. Subject, of course to survey and sea trial. I'm still thinking we are a little high on price. Not too familiar...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-21-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ishmael
Pearson 39

Anyone have any experience with the Pearson 39. I am looking at a 1975 sloop rig. The boat is in water and appears to be in good condition. PO has upgraded many items of my concern including extra...
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