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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,903
Posted By mikeysail29
Re: Buying my first boat please help

Also, be aware that some brokers arrange to have a survey done at the seller's expense before listing the boat. Then when you tell the broker you want to have a survey done, the broker tries to talk...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-27-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,456
Posted By mikeysail29
Re: Anyone ever sold at a profit?

>>Haven't tried to sell a sailboat lately have you?
>>Sorry the market is pretty sour right now... maybe just my experience I >>dunno.

You're right... there are more boats for sale now (at lower...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By mikeysail29
Re: Extra rope/lines for a new boat

I think the meat hook he was referring to is the seizing wire itself. It's hard to tie that off without exposed wire "hooks" that can really rip into your hands. I've experienced that firsthand...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-24-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 14,646
Posted By mikeysail29
Re: 28 footer recommendations (Pearson 28-2 equivalents?)

The Pearson 28-2 is a great boat. I owned one for six years and singlehanded it a lot. A boatyard worker (a fiberglass guy) who was doing some work for me commented that it was one of the better...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,281
Posted By mikeysail29
Re: single vs continuous line furling

I did the same upgrade to a single line Hood furler on my Pearson 28-2 as Alex W. It was definitely worth it. While I'm sure you can fiddle around with the continuous line system to get it to work...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 4,039
Posted By mikeysail29
Re: S2 9.2C Thoughts

It's a great boat. I owned one for several years (in fact it might have been the one you've looked at if you are in Idaho). Interestingly, I've also owned a Pearson 28-2 as mentioned by one of the...
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