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Search: Posts Made By: me262
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-16-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,101
Posted By me262
1972 Irwin 30

I haven't been on here inna while. Last year I bought a Pearson P-28-1 which I have been working on and off with. I just about have her ready to haul to the Texas coast with plans to go to Central...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-19-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By me262
P-28 - Same Boat???

Wow...You really busted my bubble on the P-28. Are you sure we're talking about the same boat?

There were 3 different models: The 1st was an Alber design. Then around 1975-85(?) it was a Bill...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-14-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By me262
Pearson 28

A 1977 Pearson 28 has become available at a very good $$$$.

These boats seem to have a very good reputation amongst cruisers. This boat is very 'bare bones' except that it does have 3 jibs and a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-24-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By me262
Livaboard and travel when I get to the...

Livaboard and travel when I get to the destinations. Probably sail with one other person. Budget for bare boat: <$10K.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-17-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By me262
I have been looking at boats for about 2 yers...

I have been looking at boats for about 2 yers now, trying to find ''The One''. To confess, I have bought two ''trailer sailors'' (a Hunter 22 and a Neptune 24) which I have rehab''d and have bay...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-06-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 4,678
Posted By me262
must have boat!

For the amount of $$$$ you are willing to spend, you can find a really nice boat maybe up to 26'' or so. There''s a lot to be said for trailer sailors: No slip fees, easy to move and work on...etc.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-04-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By me262
Irwin 285

Offshore meaning: Is this boat strong enough to cruise from Texas to the Carib and island hop.....or, maybe head South to Mexico and Central America????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By me262
Irwin 285

Actually it is technically a 28 footer, but it''s specs are 28''6" with a 4.5'' draft.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By me262
Irwin 285

Does anyone know what kind of sailing the Irwind 285 (1972) was designed for. The hull seems stout enough for offshore work, but the rigging is ?????

Thanks!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,261
Posted By me262
''''75 Taiwan-Roughwater 33

Not many of these arond. Anyone know anything about their suitability for cruising?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-26-2005
Replies: 18
Views: 6,359
Posted By me262
Coast Guard Documentation?

Don''t you HAVE to have C.G. documentation if you go cruising into foreign waters????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-26-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By me262
Ok...How ''''boat a Pearson 33 ????

I have located a Pearson 33 here in Texas that appears to have been reasonably well taken care of. International gas engine has had a valve job, wheel steering added, and has an included Westerbeke...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-31-2004
Replies: 21
Views: 14,346
Posted By me262
Steel vs Fiberglass

Now I understand completely!!!!!

Seriously though, I like to use this forum as y''all have very relevant and educated thoughts on lotsa subjects. Thanks for taking the time to sink my plans for a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-28-2004
Replies: 21
Views: 14,346
Posted By me262
Steel vs Fiberglass

I have looked at a Botter designed, custom made 38'' sloop that I am considering making an offer on. Up till now, I have limited my boat searching to fiberglass boats. Maybe it was unfounded, but I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-25-2004
Replies: 16
Views: 14,029
Posted By me262
albin vega for cruising?

I have read that the Albin Vega makes a great cruising boat. Though it seems a little tight being a 27'' boat with an 8'' beam, they do seem solid enough. Has anyone done any serious offshore...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-17-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 5,750
Posted By me262
Metalmast 30

Thanks! Yeah, I know there is one on ''boat check'' and there is also one for sale on yachtworld, but they really don''t give me any REAL info on this boat. Thanks again!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-17-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 5,750
Posted By me262
Metalmast 30

Anyone know anything about the suitablility of a Metalmast 30 for cruising? I think there were only about 20 (?) made. They had balsa cored decks and an airex (foam?) cored hull. Supposedly well...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-06-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By me262
Diesel schools

Check with the Sail and Power Squadron. They have a course on marine engines and the couses are competantly taught and CHEAP!!!!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-03-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By me262
Cal 39

As Summer approaches, the itch to buy a boat gets stronger. I am considering a Cal 39 (1970 model) to do some cruising in. Boat is located in Freeport, Texas which is a plus since I live in Texas....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-14-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 4,828
Posted By me262
Hughes 38

Jeff:

Always good to hear your knowledgable opinion. What do you think of the Mercator 30 offshore?

Dan
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-13-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 4,828
Posted By me262
Hughes 38

I have found a ''deal'' on a Hughes 38 in Port Isabel, TX. I understand this is a Sparkman and Stevens design and is considered a ''blue water'' boat. It seems to be constructed very solid and is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-08-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,328
Posted By me262
CreekMore 30

I am not at all familiar with this boat. Is it considered a boat of substantial construction, worthy of extended cruising?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-02-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By me262
mercator

Does anyone know anything about the Mercator 30? Is it a capable long distance cruiser???

Dan
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-07-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By me262
s-2 9.2

Can anyone tell me about this boat? i am looking at one with a 3''11" keel. It seems to be a nice enough rig and it''s priced right. I want to take it to Central America and use it for a livaboard....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-21-2003
Replies: 54
Views: 5,398
Posted By me262
Drugs

everyone''s opinion changes as they grow older and (wiser?). Recreational drugs and alcohol are just that...recreation. Once they are important enough to make part of your life, whee you really give...
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