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Search: Posts Made By: kldzx9r
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By kldzx9r
Thanks for the replies... I only looked at one...

Thanks for the replies... I only looked at one westsail boat. I searched and some are listed and sold for 130K+ and a broker told me of one that sold for 80K so I don't know if some are really bad or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By kldzx9r
What do you think of this boat to buy?

I already made an offer of 65K depending on the survey. 1976 43' Westsail Ketch shown in yachtworld in Oxnard, CA. The sails are off the boat and the broker says there will be no sea trial with sails...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,622
Posted By kldzx9r
Anyone heard of hydrostatic drive?

I made an offer on a west sail boat and it has hydrostatic drive. I am told there is a hydraulic pump off the engine with no propellor shaft and the hoses connect to a hydraulic motor at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-07-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By kldzx9r
Thanks for all the input and it is very...

Thanks for all the input and it is very enlightening... in fact I now feel qualified to tackle this question! I was initially leaning towards it being colder in the springtime but now I can see it is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-06-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By kldzx9r
After buying a boat how soon does it need to be moved?

I heard some marinas do not have available slips and I also heard marinas have fewer rental slips for boats over 40' so if you buy a 41' boat which is located at the broker's business does it need to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-06-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By kldzx9r
I think I phrased my intended question wrong... I...

I think I phrased my intended question wrong... I read discussions of some boat characteristics being desirable such as being able to sail in light wind as opposed to sitting dead in the water. I was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-05-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,569
Posted By kldzx9r
What makes a boat sail faster in less wind?

Is it only the beam (width) of the boat primarily or other factors like weight and sails?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-02-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By kldzx9r
What surveys are needed to buy a boat?

I haven't had a survey done yet but if I understand how it works there is a general survey and maybe that costs approximately ten bucks a foot. I don't think for a general survey the engine is looked...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By kldzx9r
I did go to California last year driving from San...

I did go to California last year driving from San Fransisco and ending up in San Diego looking at boats. I had a list of boats to see and I guess I got frustrated with one broker around San...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By kldzx9r
Previous quote: I was told there are advantages...

Previous quote:
I was told there are advantages to buying a boat in CA because it is a good state for consumber protection and that brokers are bound by law to take good care of buyers.

Maybe I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By kldzx9r
Is there professional buyer help in California

I have been searching boats for sale for a couple months now on the internet and I am ready to go look at boats in California. I was told there are advantages to buying a boat in CA because it is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By kldzx9r
What is the magic boat length size to be enough

I think I would like a 40' sailboat with a room fwd and one aft and two heads. I suppose I could get along without a second room aft and a second head but I like room to grow. I just realized in my...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2007
Replies: 65
Views: 33,032
Posted By kldzx9r
What do you think about a pilothouse sailboat

I thought of putting this question in another forum but I am looking for a boat to buy and this question relates to boat selection and purchase.

I am not experienced with sailboats much and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By kldzx9r
Is there an Internet website that shows wind, tide, water conditions?

I want to check areas of oceans for wind and water conditions not coastal areas but open sea. Has anyone heard of an internet website that has real time current data for water conditions around the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-21-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,658
Posted By kldzx9r
What resources do you use to find boats for sale?

I am in the USA on the west coast. So far I have been using:

boattrader.com or traderonline.com same thing
Yachtworld.com
latitude38.com

I want to buy a sailboat.
Do you know of any other...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By kldzx9r
Thank you bestfriend that was a lot of info i...

Thank you bestfriend that was a lot of info i printed it to read later
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By kldzx9r
The evolution of the "new" sailboat buyer

Hello again,

I posted an earlier message titled "Sailboat advise please...? " and have been continuing my search for a sailboat to buy. I prefer to not spend more than 65K initially and expect to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,160
Posted By kldzx9r
Thank you all for your help. I am very sorry if I...

Thank you all for your help. I am very sorry if I am giving the impression that I do not appreciate the experience required for sailboating. I think I do. Still, I cannot yet envision days at sea...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,160
Posted By kldzx9r
Thank you for the replies. I picked one reply...

Thank you for the replies. I picked one reply listing questions to reply to about me

How many people will typically be aboard the boat when you are sailing?
1 or 2
-Will you be living aboard?...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,160
Posted By kldzx9r
Sailboat advise please...?

Hello Everyone,

I want to buy a sailboat capable of extended trips on open water maybe even from USA to ASIA. I think a longer boat would be more comfortable 42-46 foot length with 2 berths and 2...
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