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Search: Posts Made By: trisstan87
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By trisstan87
Help Me Plan my Trip

Good afternoon,

I have found my boat and am in the final stages of purchase. I live in Jacksonville, FL and I will be living aboard in a Marina off Beach Blvd. The boat I am buying is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By trisstan87
You guys are great. Thanks a lot. I am such a...

You guys are great. Thanks a lot. I am such a newbie, I was all for the Irwin!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By trisstan87
Sorry to hijack my own thread but do any of you...

Sorry to hijack my own thread but do any of you know some more websites like boats.com or boattrader.com that has up to date listings?
OR
Should I go down my list of 30+ marinas and call them up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By trisstan87
Roughly $1300 USD from Oriental NC to JAX...

Roughly $1300 USD from Oriental NC to JAX Florida. A pretty penny yes, but not a deal breaker. I am looking close to home as well (two on my short list)
I just want to make sure I have been thorough...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By trisstan87
I was considering opting out of a survey and...

I was considering opting out of a survey and relying heavily on SD's thread and my "Inspecting the aging sailboat," book since a survey is roughly 25% of the boats value in this case. Also, I was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By trisstan87
Ok thank you. May I ask a follow up question?...

Ok thank you. May I ask a follow up question? What would be a rough-outline of the process for buying a boat 3 states away? What I mean is,
Should I plan on an initial trip for inspection, a second...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,259
Posted By trisstan87
Question Opinions Please

So while I have suceeded in finding two boats close to home that could be "the one," I have found a few listings that really intrigue me and so I wanted some expert opinions.
the first boat I found...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By trisstan87
Thanks a lot. Im really close to closing on a...

Thanks a lot. Im really close to closing on a deal and I just wanted to make sure I wouldn't get bit by any unforeseen costs due to bureaucratic type fees.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By trisstan87
Closing Costs?

Just a quick question regarding the purchase of a boat. What sort of additional costs are often associated with buying a sailboat? I live in FL so information pertinent to that state is most sought...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,976
Posted By trisstan87
So then by nature would you stick your searches...

So then by nature would you stick your searches to private sellars when searching for used and brokers/dealers when searching for new/newer? (5 years or so)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,976
Posted By trisstan87
Dealers Vs Private Sellers

So I am currently very active in looking for a sailboat. I have a few in mind at the moment but as I continue my search I am finding some options I did not see previous.
Some of the boats I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-02-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,708
Posted By trisstan87
Question Northstar 26' or Catalina 25'

Hello SailNet faithful. I have been scouring the coast of Florida for a good, cheap yet sturdy, starter boat and I have come to what I feel is the final choices.

My first final choice is a 1973...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2010
Replies: 149
Views: 14,313
Posted By trisstan87
You know what? I respect what you say and when...

You know what? I respect what you say and when you put it in that way I start to come around. You are right, for them to advertise it to millions as a viable and respectable way of life is no bueno....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2010
Replies: 149
Views: 14,313
Posted By trisstan87
Age wasn't specified. I joined the USMC at 18 and...

Age wasn't specified. I joined the USMC at 18 and I could not drink... Legally. Being in the Marine corps did LOADS to grow me up, but I am still now just 23 and I still make mistakes. The key is to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2010
Replies: 149
Views: 14,313
Posted By trisstan87
They are young adults. Also, do not blame me for...

They are young adults. Also, do not blame me for what kids are today. 50 years ago an 18 year old was a man. He was expected to provide for his household and be a productive member of society.
Fast...
Forum: Living Aboard 11-02-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 35,214
Posted By trisstan87
You sir have moxie. I hope to be close behind you...

You sir have moxie. I hope to be close behind you in many regards ;)
Safe seas.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-02-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 8,349
Posted By trisstan87
I contemplated getting a used Sunfish until I...

I contemplated getting a used Sunfish until I finished school and moving to a larger boat but the prices for Used SunFish are ridiculous. They are all around $1000 or more and look to be in fair or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2010
Replies: 149
Views: 14,313
Posted By trisstan87
Also, the davet IS wrong. I agree. If they were...

Also, the davet IS wrong. I agree. If they were responsible for any damage then I hope the boats owners will find this video and use it as evidence for reparations. When you cause other people to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2010
Replies: 149
Views: 14,313
Posted By trisstan87
Hey SD, first off I am a big fin of yours and...

Hey SD, first off I am a big fin of yours and feel like you are a top contribute r to this website and do loads to inform sailors of all skill sets.
However I think you are putting too much of...
Forum: Living Aboard 11-02-2010
Replies: 123
Views: 35,214
Posted By trisstan87
I find myself somedays to be so antzy. Somedays I...

I find myself somedays to be so antzy. Somedays I want to forgo the last year of school I have, sell my car and posessions and just go.. Then I see posters like you and I again regain my grounding. I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-02-2010
Replies: 64
Views: 6,926
Posted By trisstan87
The only thing this thread has done is caused my...

The only thing this thread has done is caused my tummy to growl =(
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-02-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 8,349
Posted By trisstan87
+1 on that.

+1 on that.
Forum: Diesel 11-02-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,621
Posted By trisstan87
I would be curious to know which advise was taken...

I would be curious to know which advise was taken and how it turned out.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-02-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 6,260
Posted By trisstan87
How prevalent is this problem in other models of...

How prevalent is this problem in other models of 70's and 80's model boats? Is this a problem contained within a few brands or something that eventually befalls any and all craft?
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 11-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By trisstan87
Awesome video. Some of those boats had to be...

Awesome video. Some of those boats had to be pushing 20 knots before cap sizing. They were skimming the water.
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