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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
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Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

boat specific forums

i.e j24 forums, merit 25 forums, j30 forums, cal forums, ericson forums, cca era forums, alberg forums, pearson forums, tartan forums, etc...become a member if you have a boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Days Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

thats the most stress free lifestyle out there....and you know that! jajaja

peace and good luck on the riding...be careful:wink
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 6,941
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

well I guess since this thread got sidetracked a bit(im sorry for being part of that) and the original question and op have not been active, with reason I think its fair to say we can leave this...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Days Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 8,776
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Merit 25 sailors?

just sailed the boat with the new kevlar 150, holy crap its an awesome sail...

north sails, kevlar combo...3 years old...really really good shape...pics to come

so new buyer beware, you might...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 4,315
Posted By christian.hess
Re: latest and greatest binoculars?

well I see this thread has some action lately

little update now after 5-6 months is the binoculars are an excellent buy..I have used them now, and my friend does weekly, even at night

again...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 3,422
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Do You Pole out your Jib?

yup simple stuff caset

on small boats a whisker pole needs no lines, no lifts or foreguys nothing

I used a bamboo or similar one on my old h28 ketch that fit into the clew, then I sheeted in my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 24,027
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

shopping for a new genoa...I think I can save up enough in 2.5 months for a smaller genoa

maybe hyde sails...they seem like good people.

wouldnt mind a used genoa however so any leads there Im...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 6,941
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

take payments? need my islander 36 genoa for my upcoming trip

jajaja

feel free to pm me...

I AM interested

thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 94
Views: 8,776
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Merit 25 sailors?

well you know what they say...never own 2 sailboats at one time so on that note Im putting up the merit for sale(dont want to but have to)

asking $4.5k negotiable(trailer alone is 2k) can sell...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

newhaul good to see you man!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
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Posted By christian.hess
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

looking GOOD man...

can the squat be aleviated or is it just how the kaufman rides? a change in prop might help having said that it looks good at full power

9knots is an awesome speed...is that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

you have a home in the south here in georgia if you stop by and go down to mexico...
we are in columbus, on the border with alabama...its actually very nice here, and the FOOD I hear is great too
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
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Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

"scooter"

"thailand"

"paradise"

thai boxer punch to the face

that was my "THAI" experience
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

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thats WHY jon you must grasp it and grab it as effervescent it may be at times

look

we get chances...you either take them or you dont...thats IT

no bs here
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

happy to be back posting on here guys..."sabbatical" was great, jajajaja

lets get this thread started again

peace
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

boat almost done bud? whens the splash?:wink:wink
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

dont scare me guys...just moved here! jajajaja

anyways my islander 36 thread is alive again...planning stages right now, will be rebuilding the yanmar 2qm for the repower and installing a used...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 6,941
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

judy I liked your pricing on both the merit 25 genoa and islander 36 genoa...your prices are COMPETITIVE when comparing to my other favourite place sailwarehouse and national sails(rolly tasker)
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 24,027
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

good news yanmar 2qm15 will be installed...got a line on a used tranny as the original was corroded

back on track guys

need a better solar panel as well....100watt or so

any deals out there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 6,941
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

yikes guys...thats outright stealing...I will not do business with precision...I will go with my gut instinct...in fact I have them on my spam list as they keep sending me stupid emails now about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 86
Views: 3,422
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Do You Pole out your Jib?

yup, reaching strut...nice description george

not unsimilar at all in concept to what those vor guys do for their standing rigging to get better angles so the rigging can be pushed to bigger...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 227
Views: 24,027
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Islander 36 projects in paradise!!!!!

NEW PLANS!

SHE WILL SAIL AND CRUISE AGAIN...

taking the boat "off" the market, plan is to sail her to panama...need all the help I can get! jajaja

Late november Ill be moving the boat to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 6,941
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

paul how are the miatas? sorry hijack over

thanks to all for the thread
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 6,941
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Precision Sails or North Direct.....

very nice info...I agree on all your points...having said that I had an issue with the sales guy...he had no clue about the gear and sail dimensions and info HE needed...he called me 4 times...he was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2,833
Views: 267,112
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

well its been a lontime since I have done some cruising(and posting on this thread)...but the time has come to plan a "sabbatical" from work, since I cant sell my boat for pennies...in paradise I...
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