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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-10-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 6,256
Posted By BigO
Sabre v Island Packet

Got it. That''s definitely not me. I like to SAIL.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 6,256
Posted By BigO
Sabre v Island Packet

Thanks for weighing-in, Jeff. (I was hoping you would!)

I do know what I want in a boat and your counsel confirms that I won''t get it in an IP. Therefore, I will remain with my pursuit of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 6,256
Posted By BigO
Sabre v Island Packet

Can some of you folks please help me (again), this time to compare the Sabre 30 (MK II 1983-85 or MK III 1986-93) or Sabre 32 (1983-87) with the Island Packet 31 (1984-89)? Use would be for Great...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 9,972
Posted By BigO
Sabre v. Pearson

Thanks again to all of you folks for your posts. They were extremetly helpful (not to mention entertaining).

While I will be taking a hard look at the aforementioned Sabres and Pearson, a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 9,218
Posted By BigO
Sabre 32, 34 MkI, 34 MkII

You should join the Sabre discussion list here at SailNet and post your question there. I''m sure you will get a lot of help from the dedicated and knowledgeable Sabre owners (as I have in the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 9,972
Posted By BigO
Sabre v. Pearson

Thanks to all for your posts.

SailorMitch, great article on the history of Pearson. I have been subscribed to the Pearson and Sabre mail lists and have gotten help there as well, although it''s...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-26-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 9,972
Posted By BigO
Sabre v. Pearson

Can some of you folks help me to compare the Sabre 30-I (1979-82) & 30-II (1983-85) with the Pearson 31-II (1987-91)? Use would be for Great Lakes cruising and daysailing. Any comments or info...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-19-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 2,250
Posted By BigO
Pearson 31

OK, has anyone out there simply been on a Pearson 31-2 (1987-91)?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-18-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 2,250
Posted By BigO
Pearson 31

Any info/opinions/reviews/specs on 1987 Pearson 31 for Lake Michigan? Intended use: daysailing (often single-handed), cruising (2 adults + 2 kids, 3-to-7-day trips) and lake crossings. Interested...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-15-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By BigO
Looking to Crew in Annapolis 8/18-8/22/02

I will be attending J World Annapolis next week (for Basic Keelboat certification) and would welcome the opportunity to cruise or race in the evening. (Prior experience is J30 crew 8 years ago -...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-03-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By BigO
Crew Needed in Chicago

Frenzy:

Still need crew? If so, please send e-mail to AbelloHome@msn.com .

Thanks,
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 2,186
Posted By BigO
Catalina 27 or 30

Is either a Catalina 27 or 30 suitable for cruising across Lake Michigan (i.e. not only for coastal use)?

Should one consider a better-built boat than a Catalina for crossing Lake Michigan?
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By BigO
Comfortable weekend, or extended offshore cruiser for 2....

Hi, everyone:

How would your recommendations change if, based on hilega''s original post, you substitute Lake Michigan coastal and across-the-lake cruising (v. east coast/Gulf) and 4 people (v....
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-15-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,407
Posted By BigO
Which J World is the best?

Thanks to all who replied to my posting.

FYI, I decided upon J World Annapolis, where I''ll be attending next month.

I''ll probably "see" you in the near future on the Buying a Boat Message...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-08-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,407
Posted By BigO
Which J World is the best?

Here it is, bderosa:

www.jworldschool.com

I believe you can''t go wrong at any of their locations - they''re all top-notch.
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-20-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,407
Posted By BigO
Which J World is the best?

I''m a beginner and will attend sailing school this summer. Based upon what I''ve read and heard, it seems that J World is clearly the best. But, which J World location is the best (for me)?

My...
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