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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Re: Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

Update #2. Survey went great. Used Peter Hartoft (great guy and highly recommend). Proud new owner of a Tartan 34C. Really looking forward to getting her in top shape!

P26 is now listed for sale...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Re: Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

An update for the group. I've put down a depost contingent on survey on a Tartan 34C "Temujin" ( https://annapolis.craigslist.org/boa/5019200982.html). Now working on scheduling said survey. There is...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-20-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 1,400
Posted By kjones
Re: Memorial Day Weekend

Looks like 10-15 out of the north for at least part of saturday. I did st mikes and the wye last year over memorial day and would like to try some new spots this year. I'm sailing out of annapolis....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-24-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Re: Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

Thanks Killarney. Monitor windvanes on both.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-24-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Re: Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

emcentar - Great to hear of others in DC! I sent you a PM.

I've been continuing the search and came across two prospects today that fit, nearly, Bob Perry's suggestion and are both under 30k - a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-22-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Re: Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

Continued thanks to everyone. The Carena, Scanmar, and Waquiez are ones I hadn't looked at before. Thank you for pointing those out.

Capt Len - J is not silent. Jones is the last name.

When I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Drferron - point well taken. I did the delmarva...

Drferron - point well taken. I did the delmarva circ in the p26 with one of the friends. That was 36 hrs (2 nights) annapolis to norfolk. 48hrs Norfolk to cape May. Both legs 90% under sail which...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
And to quickly answer bobmcgov Tropics ...

And to quickly answer bobmcgov

Tropics

We're good friends. Maybe a 32 with a pipe/sea berth in addition to the bench would fit the bill.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Thank you everyone for your continued responses...

Thank you everyone for your continued responses and advice. A special thank you to Mr. Perry - wow thank you for your time.

Currently on a lunch break at work so will save a longer reply for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-20-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Re: Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

Thanks Faster. I've certainly been looking through Yachworld, craigslist, sailboat listings ect. I suppose the question is, of those within the budget, which are the most suitable? I've mostly been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-20-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,442
Posted By kjones
Help the "new generation" pick a cruising boat

Sailnetters,

I've been reading Sailnet often over the past four years and have post every so often. I'm here now to ask the denizens of Sailnet for advice on a boat purchase for extended cruising....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 4,515
Posted By kjones
Re: The New Generation

For what it's worth, I'm 26 and have enjoyed immensely cruising my Pearson 26 around the Chesapeake for the past three years. I've done a couple of week-long cruises and many a long weekend/overnight...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By kjones
Re: Pearson 26 Rudder Lost - know of any for sale?

Did in fact get it figured out. Went with one from Foss Foam. Thanks for the offer!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 3,789
Posted By kjones
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By kjones
Re: Pearson 26 Rudder Lost - know of any for sale?

Thank you mitiempo. I'll certainly post there as well. I've though about making a new one as this year's winter project and plan to solicit some feedback/guidance on that front as well.

Diving for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By kjones
Pearson 26 Rudder Lost - know of any for sale?

Good evening everyone. Went for a sail on the Magothy yesterday on my Pearson 26 and the rudder sheared off at the hull line. I've had her for 2 years and in that time completed a week long cruise...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,847
Posted By kjones
Re: Southern Cross 31 Compression Post/Mast Step

Tanya - got into the yahoo group. Very useful indeed!

Miatapaul - absolutely taking that into consideration.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,847
Posted By kjones
Re: Southern Cross 31 Compression Post/Mast Step

Thanks all!
Bene - sent you a pm.

Tanya - I've been exploring the owners site but it seems that one can only pay the fee by check through mail? Is that correct. I'm having a hard time finding a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,847
Posted By kjones
Southern Cross 31 Compression Post/Mast Step

Good evening all,

I'm considering purchasing an SC31 for extending offshore cruising. I looked at one (owner finished) over the weekend that seems to be in good shape in general; however, there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By kjones
Re: Pearson 26 Rigging - Bent Forestay Turnbuckle

A bit of a delay but thank you for all of the responses everyone. I've finally found the correct turn buckle and screw and will have everything fixed this weekend.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-24-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By kjones
Pearson 26 Rigging - Bent Forestay Turnbuckle

Came in from a sail this past Sunday and noticed that the lower end around the forestay turnbuckle is pretty well bent. Doesn’t look like the upper is bent but the lower obviously is. Pictures here:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By kjones
Musto br1 salopettes vs others

Evening all,
Does anyone have an opinion for against the musto br1 salopettes vs a different set in the same price range, say gill 02 or another? I mostly day sail/overnight in the cheaapeake on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2013
Replies: 3,037
Views: 387,920
Posted By kjones
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

So sorry to hear that. Best of luck searching for the ocean boat (S/V Smacktanic II?).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By kjones
Re: Storm Warning

What's the period on those 40footers?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By kjones
Re: First "off-season" delivery

Dang now my iterest is peaked and I'm thinking about getting a pair. Do any of you suggest a particular model from the ones on their site?
Dubarry Mens Sailing Boots | Mens Boat Boots, Mens Yachting...
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