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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,877
Posted By capoeirista
These are too good!

These are too good!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,877
Posted By capoeirista
What do you call the two handed crank on racing boats?

Hi There -

Have seen them while watching the America's Cup. What are they called? I believe that what someone is doing when using them is called grinding. I don't know if grinding only applies to...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-30-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,719
Posted By capoeirista
Where's the best place to learn in one month...?

Hi There -

My husband and I would like to spend a month somewhere in the Caribbean learning to sail. While we don't care about fancy digs (really at all - we can rent a room in an apartment - and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-26-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
You've probably all seen this, but I just found...

You've probably all seen this, but I just found it and cannot stop reading it. It's at arachnoid dot com slash sailbook (I still can't post a link.)

It's an ebook called *Confessions of a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-22-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
Thanks for the input. These are wise words indeed...

Thanks for the input. These are wise words indeed and I appreciate that you took the time to reply.

We can pretty much cover everything, including electrical, but excluding diesel. I grew up in a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-22-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By capoeirista
That is one gorgeous boat! How much sailing...

That is one gorgeous boat! How much sailing experience do you have? Do you know where you'd keep it? I'm not trying to question what you're doing, but since I want to do the same thing eventually, I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
Hi Denise, thanks for asking. We're in Boston...

Hi Denise, thanks for asking. We're in Boston right now but may head down to Ft Lauderdale for the winter. We spend a lot of time wherever our clients are. If we can keep our clientele on the East...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
Finding out what to look for was my next...

Finding out what to look for was my next question! The Cheoy Lees are exquisite. There's something about a clipper bow that just lights my lights. Thanks for the link. There's even one to rebuild...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
Wow! While I was poking around writing my last...

Wow! While I was poking around writing my last reply, three more of you replied. I am blown away by what a great and supportive community you have here. Do you guys have any idea how cool you are?
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Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
Thank you for your thoughtful replies. Our...

Thank you for your thoughtful replies. Our strength is in the building - or rebuilding.

We're not as interested in running a charter business as much as we are wanting to build something...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
Wow! Okay...

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you all for taking the time to go out of your way to check out the auction, and for your thoughtful replies.

We're listening.

And will give this a miss.

What...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-19-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,188
Posted By capoeirista
66 ft Bruce Roberts hull to gut and renovate...is this a good deal?

Hi There -

My husband and I have run across what looks like a nice deal for a solid hull, and we're all kinds of excited to be purchasing it. We're wondering whether our excitement is short...
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