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Forum: Morgan   02-18-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By andersbro
Demolishing a 1969 Morgan 33

For the past few years I have been wondering how to deal with my 1969 Morgan 33 up in the Sierra of California. For what it is worth, it is too expensive to move, and so I have decided to demolish...
Forum: Southerncross   01-14-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Joe,

Thanks you so much for your input and comments! That is exactly the sort of advice that I have been seeking. I think that the general concensus, from a number of persepctives is that the SC28...
Forum: Southerncross   12-13-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Hey Caleb,
Well, really you have it wrong, I have 4 sailboats :-) I don't really talk about the Cape Dory Typhoon - what a beautiful boat, but it is a bit small. I am planning to sell the Cape dory...
Forum: Southerncross   12-13-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

David, Thanks for that very good perspective!

In this particular case (M33) the boat came with new larger stays, and a better mast/boom setup, so some of the structural/operational aspects of the...
Forum: Southerncross   12-12-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

I recently got a very helpful response from Rob (a rigger in Florida who owns an outfit called True North) who owned one for about 18 years. I hope he does not mind if I copy his comments here:
I...
Forum: Southerncross   12-12-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Oh and I forgot, there was one other reply to my private inquiries. Although it was not personal experience of the writer..."I exchanged emails with Charley Morgan some time ago and he told me the 33...
Forum: Southerncross   12-12-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Caleb,

Thanks so much for being willing to chat about my dilemma! I really appreciate someone with whom I can explore ideas. It certainly helps solidify my thoughts. Thanks also for your links. I...
Forum: Southerncross   12-11-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Caleb, my knee seems to be jerking in the same manner that your does (ie tending toward favoring the SC28) I really would hate to go to all that effort of retrofitting the M33 and end up with a boat...
Forum: Southerncross   12-10-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Caleb, Thanks again for the info. I have a feeling that link might be a big help in connecting with other M33 owners to figure out how she sails and handles the heavy weather. And thanks so much for...
Forum: Southerncross   12-10-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Re: Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Ya - Donna also has a great website describing what she had to do to her SC28 to get it us to the task, and it seemed to me that it was a LOT of work! (I mean fun) I am not sure if the required...
Forum: Southerncross   12-10-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 21,008
Posted By andersbro
Southern Cross 28 seaworthiness vs Morgan 33

Hello all,
I have two sailboats (at least of concern here) and I am wanting to develop the boat best suited to blue water sailing. One is a Southern Cross 28 and the other is a 1969 Morgan 33...
Forum: Boat Reviews   12-10-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By andersbro
Re: Morgan 33 Keel Sloop '69

Hi Caleb,
Thanks for the input and suggestion. NOw lets see if I can figure out how to start a new thread!
Forum: Boat Reviews   12-10-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,312
Posted By andersbro
Re: Morgan 33 Keel Sloop '69

Hi! I have a a '69 Morgan 33 (not OI) and it is up in the Sierra (CA), waiting for me to dedicate a fair amount of time to redoing its interior. There is lots of really nice stuff on it (hardware)....
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