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Search: Posts Made By: blr972
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2013
Replies: 153
Views: 9,262
Posted By blr972
Hey...I'm 25. My issue is the money. My wife and...

Hey...I'm 25. My issue is the money. My wife and I would love to just pick up everything and go but we can't pay for it yet. I wouldn't consider myself the get everything fast type but my generation...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
Re: Do dock lines go with the boat?

Here are some more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
Here are two of the trip to my marina....

Here are two of the trip to my marina. Sorry...not really of the boat. I'll get more.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
I'm not letting it get me down towards the boat....

I'm not letting it get me down towards the boat. Its not perfect by any means but it's mine and that makes it great. Its a huge learning curve for me. My smaller boat had only a outboard. This is my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
The items he took were some type of safety...

The items he took were some type of safety harnesses maybe a bosuns chair. The reason I know is after I paid and got the boat signed over I went over it. Not in great depth but I opened cabinets to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
Oops sorry. Its my upgrade from my Columbia 26...

Oops sorry. Its my upgrade from my Columbia 26 mk2. I bought a Columbia 10.7. Its in pretty decent condition. I'll see if I can get some pictures up. Its been upgraded with a Yanmar 3hm converted to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
Well here is the update. I took the dock lines. I...

Well here is the update. I took the dock lines. I believe their mine and I had the right to take them. I guess it might seem petty over the dock lines but I've really felt that I was shown a boat and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
I think you're right. They are really nice dock...

I think you're right. They are really nice dock lines though and it's a 35ft boat so the 3/8 might be alittle small. He's already removed stuff from the boat after I had bought it. It was just not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-14-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 4,961
Posted By blr972
Do dock lines go with the boat?

Hey guys. I'm buying a boat from a guy and I love the boat but the seller has been completely a pain in the butt from the start. Well long story short I've purchased the boat with a contract stating...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By blr972
Re: Can anyone I'd this boat?

Wow you guys are awesome, that is definitely a Seidelmann. My only concern is that it can't be 25 ft. I have a Columbia 26 and this boat was definitely longer. Ill have to look around and see if they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By blr972
I'm not sure if it would help but it had an...

I'm not sure if it would help but it had an atomic 4, a centerboard, and tiller steering.... I'm clueless
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By blr972
Can anyone I'd this boat?

Hey guys can anyone tell me what this boat is? Its for sale and needs work but doable. I want to do research on it before I go getting serious about it. Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,813
Posted By blr972
I agree with sailingdog and the rest of you....

I agree with sailingdog and the rest of you. Safety does come #1 and as the boat gets bigger the more specialty equipment is needed.

Fishsticks, thats the kind of stuff I was talking about. It's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,813
Posted By blr972
Haha, my watch is pretty fancy. I think I spent a...

Haha, my watch is pretty fancy. I think I spent a whole 5 dollars on it almost 2 years ago. Another wonderful Wally World purchase I believe.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,813
Posted By blr972
"Redneck Rigging" anyone else do it?

So I'm "financially insecure" and my boat is almost twice my age and barely worth anything so spending large amounts of money on it is....well....not what I want to do.

Well, my main sheet block...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,884
Posted By blr972
She is 125lbs so I guess I should be good there....

She is 125lbs so I guess I should be good there. I think I have a hammock that will work between the forestay and mast. I guess I just won't jump on it too at my 220lbs. Thanks guys, that'll make her...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,884
Posted By blr972
Small boat and a hammock?

Hey guys, I'm more of a reader and less of a poster but anyways...I have an Ensenada 20 and ever since my girlfriend saw a hammock out on deck on a larger boat she wants one on mine. The Ensenada has...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
Just an update. I did finally get the Ensenada....

Just an update. I did finally get the Ensenada. After a few mishaps (blew a tire, blew a brake line, and found out the gas motor didnt work for the boat) I finally got her home.

In case anyone...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
Wow, some really good advice. Thanks guys. ...

Wow, some really good advice. Thanks guys.

I'm really excited about this boat now.

Thanks again.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
She was built in 1975. Why the 1990 cut off date?...

She was built in 1975. Why the 1990 cut off date?

When I looked at her she was completely dry on the inside in the bilge and it was a rainy day so I think thats a good sign too.

I did have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
Well I'm sold. Thanks guys. This is going...

Well I'm sold. Thanks guys.

This is going to be a big jump from my open 15ft Albacore. Even though the Ensenadas are just 20ft long they are huge compared to some 22' and some 24'.

I'll let...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
I never really thought about it that way. Thats...

I never really thought about it that way. Thats some good advice. Thanks

So no one is worried the grass growing from the hull is hiding any wonderful surprises?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
1. Well I have time and some money to work on it....

1. Well I have time and some money to work on it.

2. I'm trying to get a trailer for it but a place to park the trailer is no problem.

3. I got time to sail.

So yes, yes and yes.

Just...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By blr972
I need help! Buy or don't buy?

Hey, I'm new here but not new to sailing. I've been a sailing instructor for the local yacht club and know my way around sailboats.

My problem is that I have been offered a Ensenada 20 for $500....
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