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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2011
Replies: 54
Views: 5,376
Posted By vadimgo
12 K for an abandoned boat? Isn't it too much? ...

12 K for an abandoned boat?
Isn't it too much?

But more to the point, small increase in size (from 27' to 33') adds some more volume and a lot more working. Both the surfaces that need something...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-29-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,922
Posted By vadimgo
Start doing some prep work in the water, and you...

Start doing some prep work in the water, and you would see how it is working out.

In my quite limited experience (I've repainted one small boat, barrier coat, 2-part topsides, deck etc), I can not...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By vadimgo
There is plenty of sailboats at Atlantic...

There is plenty of sailboats at Atlantic Highlands. I know because we had a boats coming for races to RYC. It looks like it is not that far away from you.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By vadimgo
Couple of years ago, I had the same question,...

Couple of years ago, I had the same question, withouth any qualifications.
On some other thread there was a suggestion to check the local yact clubs, what I did.
If you show up at the entrance of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-19-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 15,661
Posted By vadimgo
I sail 23' boat on Raritan bay, between Sandy...

I sail 23' boat on Raritan bay, between Sandy Hook, NJ and Staten Island, NY. I have a friend who loves fishing in any forms. Couple of times I've taken him out for a short daysail/fishing trips (we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-19-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,990
Posted By vadimgo
Re: do we need it. I would say, the bigger is...

Re: do we need it.
I would say, the bigger is the body of water, the less we need VHF.
Around here (Big NY harbour, NJ and NY coast) you kinda need it. A lot of traffic plus in some cases, opening...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By vadimgo
Tommays, was that valspar paint from Lowes? ...

Tommays,
was that valspar paint from Lowes?
Did you use any primer?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By vadimgo
For example, Duration Exterior Acrylic Latex...

For example,
Duration Exterior Acrylic Latex from Sherwin Williams ?
Looks good, but my uderwstanding was, oil based paints are better?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By vadimgo
Yea, fiberglass application is my concern....

Yea,
fiberglass application is my concern. Interlux primer supposedly was formulated for this. I was to Homedepot yesterday. Could not find the primer that says on the can "promotes adhesion to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By vadimgo
well, if I stick with the interlux brightside,...

well,
if I stick with the interlux brightside, avocado green is not an option.:confused:
I still believe, most boats are white because of the cost vs. impact for the builders. In my case, I will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By vadimgo
Interior paint colour choice

Since I do not trust my own judgement, I would like to ask for an advice on the matter, or, to use the public opinion judgement.
So,
I am right now deciding on the colour on the interiour on 70-s...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,829
Posted By vadimgo
I sure hope to reach the same destination and to...

I sure hope to reach the same destination and to have the same problems:).
I currently have a 23 ft. boat, and my kids are still long time to college
- 3 years and 3 weeks. (hell, right know I can...
Forum: herSailNet   01-05-2011
Replies: 58
Views: 10,967
Posted By vadimgo
Was the biggest issue the fact that these where...

Was the biggest issue the fact that these where married men ("Taken")?

Would it be acceptable if single friends invited for sailing make a move?!!!
Or, is it possible that his wife would not mind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2010
Replies: 115
Views: 9,324
Posted By vadimgo
First, an observation. Some people would not...

First, an observation.
Some people would not mind if LEO bothers them if it would help to get the bad guy. Others rather prefer to see some criminals get away but their feeling of freedom intact...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-30-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By vadimgo
Just to add my 2 cents. I did the trip from...

Just to add my 2 cents.

I did the trip from Northport to Raritan bay (up to the Seawarren, NJ) in 23 ft finkeel).
However, I did it in two parts. In the middle of July from LI to Marina Basin in...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By vadimgo
what Jeff did not said is to use the monohull as...

what Jeff did not said is to use the monohull as a base for trimaran is not very reasonable (unless you have to get "that" hull sailing regardless). Even if the removing of the keel/attaching side...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-05-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 10,992
Posted By vadimgo
I would say, not only the economics of boat...

I would say,
not only the economics of boat building are changed.
Not that I want to open that can of worms,
But there should be boats that are capable of crossing the oceans (and maybe a bit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-05-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 10,992
Posted By vadimgo
well, do you limit the scope of the search...

well,

do you limit the scope of the search to US? And how exactly is the offshore capability defined?
'cause if it is "heavy, fullkeel, lots of wood..." there are not many. If just the size,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-08-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,484
Posted By vadimgo
If the Practical Sailor is to be trusted (and I...

If the Practical Sailor is to be trusted (and I do not know any other source of info with the same degree of thoroughness) the Interlux ablative multi season paints are holding pretty good.
3 years...
Forum: Racing   03-13-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By vadimgo
Racing on Raritan Bay/Sandy Hook

I do not have racing ambitions on my boat at least for this season and would like to join a crew in the area.
I used to crew last 2 summers with a friend of mine on LIS, but the driving is a killing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2009
Replies: 90
Views: 5,274
Posted By vadimgo
Great news. There is so much we can learn...

Great news.

There is so much we can learn about the contributions of Portugese to the world's progress in general and sailing in particular.

Wish you to learn fast how to use your shorter gut...
Forum: Provisioning   02-10-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,928
Posted By vadimgo
the way I see it, there are 2 opposite options. ...

the way I see it, there are 2 opposite options.

You have a decent amount of space on your boat (say, cat over 45 ft.) and with some thinkering, it could be set as a bar with dedicated insulated...
Forum: Provisioning   02-10-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,928
Posted By vadimgo
Rick, The description of the process you...

Rick,

The description of the process you gave is very good one.
I am trying to imagine doinmg that on a boat... In my house I do not have any space constrains, but once in a while wife complain...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-06-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,423
Posted By vadimgo
some explanation for your motivation would help...

some explanation for your motivation would help to stir the answers properly. Like, how did you reach the idea about the size?
I am sure there is a lot of advise and free opinions about that, but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-05-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 2,423
Posted By vadimgo
Almost all of your questions where answered...

Almost all of your questions where answered somewhere on this forum or some other places. You do not have to search, just try to read!!!
Or, if you want to provide some entertainment for the folks...
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