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Search: Posts Made By: albertoderoma
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,024
Posted By albertoderoma
Hi Chris, Great analysis, and I reached a...

Hi Chris,

Great analysis, and I reached a similar conclusion - which would contradict my friend's Steve's assertion, that's why I asked this forum. I can believe that bigger boats might give a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,024
Posted By albertoderoma
Thanks catamount, Yes, the minimum...

Thanks catamount,

Yes, the minimum requirements are a major consideration.

27' LOA seems to be the rough minimum for most of these races, although the SSS Transpac (the single-handed version)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,024
Posted By albertoderoma
Hi John, Thank you for your thoughtful...

Hi John,

Thank you for your thoughtful replies and suggestions. I am definitely looking into Pacific Seacrafts - they have a lot of fans and repeat buyers.

Alberto
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,024
Posted By albertoderoma
Hi Marty, I am 6'1" and the J/105...

Hi Marty,

I am 6'1" and the J/105 accommodations are a bit too uncomfortable and spartan for a 2weeks+ trip. What can I say, I've done the ULDB and 4' of headroom thing, I am looking for a change...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 3,024
Posted By albertoderoma
Minimum waterline length for not-too-unpleasant PacCup/TransPac

I had fun doing short races and cruises (1-2 days max) with my first two boats (Olson 30 and J/105). For my 3rd boat, I am less interested in performance and more on comfort because I'd like to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 17,499
Posted By albertoderoma
Hi Randy, Good comments and some good...

Hi Randy,

Good comments and some good points.

I might be getting old but 6kts average without too many white-knuckle moments does not sound that bad to me. The hull speed of the BCC is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 17,499
Posted By albertoderoma
Hi, I did mention an example of the...

Hi,

I did mention an example of the offshoring I have in mind, the Pacific Cup (California->Hawaii), but perhaps I should have provided a few more. Another one would be the Coastal Cup (San...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 17,499
Posted By albertoderoma
Alternatives to Bristol Channel Cutter for offshore single-handing?

Hi,

I am new here. I just discovered this forum and I can't believe the wealth of great information and knowledgeable members. I wish I had this forum when I got started sailing many years ago....
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