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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By azguy
Re: Help a newbie out-1980 Catalina 22 for $2350

Honestly, I think you can do WAY better than that boat. You may not want to spend $5k, but with that boat you'd spend another $3k in a heartbeat and have had to do all the work. Find something that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By azguy
Who says they are fancy or expensive. Look into...

Who says they are fancy or expensive. Look into taking ASA 101 & 103, money well spent imho.....by crewing you,ll be rail meat and learn nothing...a formal education yiu'll learn terminolgy,...
Forum: Sabre   1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By azguy
Re: Sabre 28/30 for a newer sailor?

From what I see, on the left coast at least, his budget is fine for a 28-30 ft but OP I'd also include a the Catalina 27 in your searches as well...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 4,846
Posted By azguy
Forum: News Feeds   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By azguy
Re: Passengers Rescued From Sailboat After Spending Up to 1 Week Stranded Off ... - A

How bad could the weather have been that they couldn't sail 70 miles....IDK about this one...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By azguy
Re: Boat shopping for a newbie

Dude, the boat is the cheap part, if you need sails, lines a winch, virtually anything you'll double and triple you cost with a $1,500 boat.

I like the O'day, but without a trailer you are stuck...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By azguy
Re: Solution to Chafe on my Genoa

What about these?

HARKEN Chafe Protectors | West Marine (http://www.westmarine.com/buy/harken--chafe-protectors--453415)
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-06-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By azguy
Re: Technique for tying up a jib

A couple of sail ties around the jib and secure it to a cleat
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-06-2015
Replies: 64
Views: 7,700
Posted By azguy
Re: Best boat for 25 grand for coastal cruising and going from east coast to Caribbea

Honestly you can do everything you want on a 30ft, getting to islands is about weather windows, not boat size IMHO.

Check out Wicked Salty videos on You Tube, before going any further...

I'd...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-27-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By azguy
Re: Liveaboard designs with nice queen rear berth / Centreboard / Shoal Draft?

Endeavor 40 and 42's, Sonny Crockett's boat, a hotel on the water
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By azguy
Re: The Good Old Days

I like watching them sail in these rough conditions, unlike the cats....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By azguy
Re: bilge paint

Look good in my opinion, read this thread...

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/43055-painting-bilge-what-paint-though-2.html
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,852
Posted By azguy
Re: Cracked bow (pic), would you buy?

Where do people like you get your prices :confused: on the west coast you never see a C25 for less than $5k unless it's trashed and here in AZ they can go for as high as $8-9k in great shape.

OP,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,450
Posted By azguy
Re: What is the best sailing movie ever?

WIND !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BywNIZm6GeA
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By azguy
The Good Old Days

When racing and sailing were really racing and sailing, how did they mess up something so great with these foolish cats...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=204JSUOVIGY
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,450
Posted By azguy
Re: What is the best sailing movie ever?

Seriously, not one person mentioned Wind w/ Matthew Modine and Jennifer Grey.....

I'm disappointed in you guys :cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2014
Replies: 67
Views: 4,327
Posted By azguy
Re: Cleating off Furling line?

simple horn cleat on the outside of the cockpit, you can see it in this picture but just barely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-03-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By azguy
America's Cup

Anyone care or up-in-arms that it's in Bermuda :eek: where about 20 people can actually watch it. It's not like the economies of US cities couldn't use the tourism$$. Isn't the defender suppose to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,786
Posted By azguy
Re: Sailing in Near Gale Conditions

Looked faster than 7 knots, how exciting...

How big of a boat, it looked pretty stable....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-25-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,796
Posted By azguy
Re: First Boat Help: 1984 Hunter 34 or 1983 Catalina 30

Aside from just price is condition of sails, running rigging and standing rigging, upgrading any of those things are serious costs, just price out a new main or headsail. Also, electronics and lastly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By azguy
Re: Cleaning sails at home

I used Simple Green and a nylon brush and they came out great on some old sales I had I wanted to sell.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By azguy
Re: A man tries to 'run' from Florida to Bermuda!

I wish the CG would send these idiots a bill for $25 or 50k and it would stop people from paddling running, swimming across the oceans
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-05-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By azguy
Re: Thoughts on 2 survey items

yes, what's the big secret about the boat manufacturer :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,036
Posted By azguy
Re: My crappy sail today

You guys are always so nice to people that put themselves and their boat in danger. I don't get it :confused:

Not having the mainsail up in those conditions could have been a fatal flaw and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-05-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,149
Posted By azguy
Re: First look tomorrow

If are not prepared or willing to drop another $5-6k on repairs, keep looking and spend more money on another boat. After you pull her from the water, have a survey done and start fixing things...
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