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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-18-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,821
Posted By refugee133
Thumbs up Columbia 11.8 info

I have hull #1 of the Columbia 11.8 series, as built by Columbia. I can only assume the Hughes versions are pretty much the same.

The boat came standard with either 150 gallons of water tankage...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-08-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 9,036
Posted By refugee133
Those laughing at the rig might reconsider when...

Those laughing at the rig might reconsider when passed during one of their local club races. Racers like faster boats. If the rig is fast, it'll sell. But he'll need to get a few of these rigs...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-08-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 6,540
Posted By refugee133
Cool Battenless Main sail Reasons

I recently prepared my Columbia 9.6 for a trip to Hawaii from the Puget Sound. As part of that preparation I decided to build (or have built) an 'offshore' suite of sails. That, of course, required...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-11-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 4,150
Posted By refugee133
How many people on board? That will tell you...

How many people on board? That will tell you what size boat. As a rough estimate, think about 30 - 35 feet of boat length for a couple on extended cruises. You don't want more sail area and boat...
Forum: Cruising Articles   03-11-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 21,576
Posted By refugee133
On Geezerizing

While I'm not a geezer (only 64), some of my favorite fellow single-handing boaters are. Here are some things they've learned and taught me:

1. Winches are unnecessary if you're willing to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 5,897
Posted By refugee133
Cool Look for something obvious

Okay, having read most of the posts in this thread, there are some good thoughts. My own take is to apply Occam's Razor - your original work said you did lots of stuff during those eleven days on...
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