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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,119
Posted By roy1948
Well, after a season and a half of fixing it, I...

Well, after a season and a half of fixing it, I finally went sailing with it last week. I like it but wish it was a bit beamier (is that a word?). I put a roller furler on it. The boom was bent so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By roy1948
Just remembered because I made this error. I...

Just remembered because I made this error. I bought an automotive battery charger. The surveyor told me it was not allowed, you have to have a "marine" battery charger cause it has a built in spark...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By roy1948
I Also have to rewire my boat so I read with...

I Also have to rewire my boat so I read with interest about your plans. Fortunately I just had my boat surveryed, it's a 1972 Hughes, 29 foot sailboat. The surveyor was really helpful. I have...
Forum: Apps & Authors   07-02-2008
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,184
Posted By roy1948
Smile Barth

yes, the sot-weed factor is hilarious, read it years ago.
Forum: Apps & Authors   06-11-2008
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,184
Posted By roy1948
you're welcome, Indeed, it's a fine book

you're welcome, Indeed, it's a fine book
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-01-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By roy1948
Gosh, I really appreciate all the feedback I've...

Gosh, I really appreciate all the feedback I've received thus far. One of first decisions will be to get a good navigation system. I'm looking at several Garmin units and also Raymarine and Lorance...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By roy1948
Smile very helpful responses, Thanks

This is great, I really appreciate your words of caution and helpful advise, I plan, as you have advised, to study the charts and to carefully monitor the weather. I'll be in no hurry on this trip...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-30-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By roy1948
Smile I'm a new member from New Rochelle New York

Hello, I stumbled on this site after a web search and am enjoying it. I'm a new sailor, I'm 59, just finished the basic keelboat course and am finishing up the navigation course. I'll be taking the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By roy1948
first cruise from Baltimore to New Rochelle NY

In the next couple of weeks I plan to pick up my used sailboat in Middle River, Maryland and sail it back to my home location in New Rochelle (that's on the Long Island Sound. I plan to sail up...
Forum: Apps & Authors   05-26-2008
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 135,184
Posted By roy1948
I'm just a novice sailer but my vote goes to:...

I'm just a novice sailer but my vote goes to: John Rousmaniere's "The Annapolis Book of Seamanship. Been a really excellent reference for me. I'm enjoying seeing what other more experienced sailors...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-26-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 4,119
Posted By roy1948
I also am interested in finding out more about...

I also am interested in finding out more about the Hughes 29. I just bought one on ebay, it is actually a 29.5 foot boat with a rebuilt Atomic 5 engine and from the photos it looks very good. I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 22,767
Posted By roy1948
Anybody know anything about a Hughes 29.5 foot...

Anybody know anything about a Hughes 29.5 foot sailboat?
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