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Search: Posts Made By: DubeJ
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By DubeJ
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-30-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,312
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Young cruisers

I think that you all are right. I have been reading a lot and thinking. I can't do it, because I am limiting myself due to other things I make a priority. I have decided to change...and with that, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Great Sail Today...

Just finished some necessary preparation on mine, should be on the Pacific this weekend for a nice 2 day cruise.
Forum: North American Yachts 04-30-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Spirit 28 owners?

Here are a few photos...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-29-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By DubeJ
Re: just bought a boat! Spirit 28ft sloop

Ok, I am not the smartest guy...so how do i put pics up???
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-29-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By DubeJ
Re: just bought a boat! Spirit 28ft sloop

Rusty,

I was active for some time (12 years) and have been in the Infantry, back seat of an F-18, JTAC and am nowa Civil Affiars Officer. Winning the hearts and minds....yut

I love my...
Forum: Newport 04-29-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Newport 30 on Craigslist

Update,

I went with yall's advice and did not go for her. I instead got a 28ft Spirit for considerably less, and she is in mint (as good as a 30 year old can be) condition. I am very happy with...
Forum: North American Yachts 04-28-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By DubeJ
Spirit 28 owners?

I have a Spirit 28, and I am looking for more owners. I have been to a few great websites on them, which offer a wealth of knowledge on docs on them.

I would like to see what people are doing...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-27-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,312
Posted By DubeJ
Young cruisers

Hey all,

Ok, so as a younger guy (33), I have been sailing for some time now, usually CA coastal, MS coastal and FL coastal for the last 20 years. I guess I have been pretty lucky in my life to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-21-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By DubeJ
just bought a boat! Spirit 28ft sloop

Well,

I finally pulled the trigger and bought a boat that came with a transfered slip in Oside CA. I do my reserve training next to the harbor, so now I have a fun "condo" to go to when I drill. ...
Forum: Newport 03-29-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By DubeJ
Newport 30 on Craigslist

Hey everyone...

I am looking at a Newport 30 on Craigslist. It's being sold from a broker, and the pics look great. With a great price, and the good pics, I was concerned with it (1974 for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-20-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By DubeJ
Stepping up...

Ok,

So for 15 years, I have been renting and sailing Cat 14-26ft sloops. I am most comfortable on a sloop and have done many many miles of close to shore and just over the horizon sailing.
I...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-16-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Captain Wanted - Short Delivery Apr 13

Surely not all of us Officers are that bad? As a Marine, we are proud of our Naval roots. Yes I know what will be said, "Isn't the Marine Corps a Department of the Navy?" to which I respond proudly,...
Forum: C22 12-29-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Life Lines and a 3 year old...

Steve77,

Thank you, that is PERFECT! That is exactly what I/she needs! Plus it'll give the wife peace of mind!

Sabreman,

Great idea on the "pool" haha. I am not above "leashing" her to...
Forum: C22 12-29-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By DubeJ
Life Lines and a 3 year old...

So I am getting my boat Cat 22 ready to hit the water, and my daughter is "old enough" (3, which I have read is a good time to start), to be on my boat. As every 3 year old, she is hyper and crazy. I...
Forum: C22 07-13-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,988
Posted By DubeJ
Re: My 1st boat, 1979 22 Catalina, swing keel...need some advice

Time to re-rig Cheers! It's the last step before her first trip to the Pacific. I'm very excited, and am ready to do this. Anyone had rigging experience? I've got the $$ to blow on all running...
Forum: C22 06-12-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,988
Posted By DubeJ
Re: My 1st boat, 1979 22 Catalina, swing keel...need some advice

I am currently working on the boat and trailer. To date I've done:

1. Step the mast. This was not as hard as I thought. I came up with a clever system (after reading lots on here, with a 1.5 ton...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By DubeJ
Safety Checklist

Does anyone have the safety checklist that the Coast Guard uses to cert a vessel?
Forum: C22 06-12-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By DubeJ
Re: Fixing a Separting Deck. Poor Man's Way.

Paul,

Do you have any instructions on stepping the mast? I just got a Cat 22, and i'm struggling to get her up. I have help, so the wieght isn't the issue. Here is what I have accomplished on the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-10-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By DubeJ
Check Lists

Hey everyone,

It's been a minute since I've posted about my new 22 ft Catalina (well its a 1979, but new to me). I've had her dry docked at my boss' house in the middle of the desert, prepping...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 03-26-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By DubeJ
Can't post new threads....although here i am doing that

I am trying to post things as new threads and I continue to recieve messages that I cannot access the page or do not have rights to post...please offer me guidance..

Dube
Forum: C22 03-26-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,988
Posted By DubeJ
Re: My 1st boat, 1979 22 Catalina, swing keel...need some advice

Thanks everyone. I am very excited about it...here are more pics...

I love the advice, please let me know more and more info. Too much info is better than not enough


Dube
Forum: C22 03-24-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,988
Posted By DubeJ
My 1st boat, 1979 22 Catalina, swing keel...need some advice

I'm living the first part of the old sayng, "best day of a boat owner's life...." right now as I today purchased my first boat. It's a '79 (good year, I was born, Pink Floyd released The Wall...),...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-24-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,879
Posted By DubeJ
Fiber glass rot, what should I look for??

Wow, everyone's thoughts are great and make me think about things I would have never. Thank you.
I'm today seeing a boat in Phoenix, and if good, will trailer her to the Pacific. She has been in a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-21-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By DubeJ
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