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Forum: Chartering   05-19-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,567
Posted By meolsen
Experience and Crew Required for Chartering

I just returned from BVI (sunsail) on a 40-footer with me and my wife. The two of us had no problems anchoring and mooring all around the islands. While I''ve been doing day sails for years, my...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-23-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 14,365
Posted By meolsen
Beneteau 423

Don''t forget: no sails come with the First, that''s $30,000 too.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 14,365
Posted By meolsen
Beneteau 423

Just got my 40.7 delivered to NY. I will circumnavigate and report back!

Michael
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-05-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 13,673
Posted By meolsen
Bavaria Yachts

Jeff H,

I see on the board today comments about the Farr design being ''rolly'' and uncomfortable at sea. Do you find in your experience that this translates to the newer First series, 36.7 and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By meolsen
Cities to restore a boat

Why is San Diego out? San Diego is pretty nice.

Mike
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-25-2004
Replies: 30
Views: 9,101
Posted By meolsen
Lost at Sea

It''s a real tragedy but I do not understand it. Too little boat? most boats should take seas there. thanks for your note.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-01-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By meolsen
Toyota Sailboats continue

Jeff''s points about the Firsts and their care are good ones. Note too that these continue to be sturdy boats, as a First 40.7 just won Sydney Hobart, a 600+ mile race that can be kind of tough on a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 6,221
Posted By meolsen
anxiety in buying a boat

Hey! Bigger Boat disease. I have that too. How''d I get it? I guess I caught it when I bought my boat, and now have a good view of all the other boats that I like so much.

Mike
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-16-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 2,495
Posted By meolsen
volvo vs yanmar

Hi! I have the B 331. We (my wife and I) have enjoyed it very much.... but I didn''t know Volvo, which I thought only made saildrives.. was an option.

We have the westerbeke and it''s been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-16-2003
Replies: 78
Views: 19,591
Posted By meolsen
Option: Catalina 36 and 38

Charlie - you said:
Could I justify paying $100K more for a boat like the beautiful Sabre 362 that might walk me in all conditions.

What did you mean ''walk me''.

(This is admittedly OT, but...
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