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Search: Posts Made By: Kalina-Lona
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Salt water, Fresh water?

Greetings,

So many times you see for sale Ads and are advertised as "never sailed in salt water" or "always sailed in fresh water"

So when buying your first boat and will most likely always...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Your thoughts thru experience?

Thanks for the replies and comments. I've always thought the inboard was the better option but because this model was designed with the outboard well, I wondered if the negatives were addressed in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Your thoughts thru experience?

Greetings All,

I know this question could of been posted else where, but I think it can be a general discussion.
1974 Catalina 27's were manufactured with an Atomic 4 gas inboard and with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Offer to Purchase?

Thanks for the information.

Kalina-Lona
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Offer to Purchase?

Hello All,
Buying a sailboat at this time of the year (fall), seems to be a better time price wise to purchase for varied reasons.
The boats are stored on their cradles and most are winterized but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: USA to Canada?

Thank you for the replies and the information offered. I received a PM and will follow up on that.

Cheers,
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Kalina-Lona
USA to Canada?

Hello All,

I'm sure this question has been asked before, but I'd like recent advice if I could please.

How complicated and expensive would it be to purchase a sailboat in the US and transport...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Sail Drives?

Sorry, I have no idea what your talking about!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Sail Drives?

Thanks!
As usual great information offered. I suppose when buying a sailboat from the 70's or early 80's you are taking a chance on the condition of the aux. power source. That's why
my search has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Sail Drives?

Hello All,

We have looked at a lot of possible purchases such as, Catalina 27's, Northern 29's and Aloha 28's. I've seen a few Catalina 27's and they all have everything we are looking for. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,786
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Help me find my boat please.

Thanks Jeff,
Certainly appreciate your input. I think what's happening because I have been searching for the right boat for such a long time now (2 years), is it's getting tiring looking at boats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,786
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Help me find my boat please.

Thanks goat and I'm not trying to hijack your thread evongelo because all of this conversation will help all of us.
I like the 27's I've seen and yes some have had the atomic 4. From what I've read...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,786
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Help me find my boat please.

Hi Evongelo,
I've read thru this thread and love the dream! I've been searching for my first sailboat for almost 2 years now and haven't taken a sailing lesson yet.
I'm a little older than you and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Cheap Place to Store Boats

Solon,

If I had a boat on the Gulf, I'm pretty sure it would be in the water most of the time? If it required service, I'm sure I'd be looking to stay close to a service marina on the water and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,323
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Inboard/Outboard?

When I started this thread I asked for your thoughts on a 1985 Aloha 8.2 with the designed outboard option, powered by a four stroke Honda 15 h.p. outboard engine and if this is a good arrg't or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,323
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Inboard/Outboard?

Is that your website? If so, it's amazing. I'd like to find out how to bend stainless or aluminum tubing for a Bimini at home without spending a fortune, other wise might as well buy one. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,323
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Inboard/Outboard?

For sure you couldn't do that to your boat, it is beautiful!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,323
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Inboard/Outboard?

FWIW...we are looking at two (2) different options. The Northern 29 with an Atomic 4 gas inboard and this Aloha 28 that we just found adverised with the outboard. We have a bit of time yet and hope...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,323
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Inboard/Outboard?

Thanks..... I appreciate all the comments.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-10-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Looking at Sailboats

Hi Solon,
I think I understand where you want to be as I'm searching to fulfill my life dreams as well. Something happened when I got sick in 2007 and my life changed and I started to look for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,323
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Inboard/Outboard?

Looking for your thoughts? There is a 1985 Aloha 8.2 for sale including a dinghy with a nice 2 hp motor. This model was built with a outboard option and now has a Honda 15 hp. four stroke for power....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 5,350
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: 10K$ boat --- Are Insurance and Survey REALLY mandatory?

I'm buying my first sailboat as well and it is below 10k. I don't think that number indicates anything other than I'm getting a lot of boat for a great price. A 1975 Northern 29 that has been owned...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Hand Held Alternative?

Thanks,
Again it seems that replacing equipment that was originally designed and installed by the designers for the boat (Northern 29) is the right thing to do. I will take the advice and watch on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Hand Held Alternative?

Hello,
If you purchased an older boat with the depth sounder and speed/knot meter requiring service, would you attempt replacing or is there a good hand held alternative that is both reasonably...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By Kalina-Lona
Re: Blogs?

Wow! thanks, that's great.
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