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Forum: Learning to Sail   04-30-2012
Replies: 146
Views: 20,850
Posted By rigbee
Re: How did you get your start in sailing?

I moved across Canada to Vancouver. In 96 I was following the Vendee Globe and thought that these people surely must be mad. The whole Pete Goss/Raphael I found amazing. I then started reading...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 6,445
Posted By rigbee
Re: I have had it with inboards

Just read Paul T comment and I'll add that I got the 6hp sail pro nissan/Tohatsu OB and I'm impressed with it. Last season was my first sailing season with my boat and I'll shamelessly admit I only...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 6,445
Posted By rigbee
Re: I have had it with inboards

I only have a 17 Monty but I do enjoy the ability to pop off the OB at any time, for what ever reason.I'm actually too chicken to commit to a bigger boat.:o

Cheers!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 9,061
Posted By rigbee
If your up to it then I'm sure the Monty is. If...

If your up to it then I'm sure the Monty is. If Robert Manry in Tinkerbelle can do the Atlantic, then proper preparation and experience will get you there in a Monty.
Best of luck!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2011
Replies: 1,143
Views: 295,206
Posted By rigbee
Sunset....Vancouver BC

I took my 1st mate out on her birthday for a sail to Bowen Island and dinner there.On the way home this was the view looking back. A good day indeed.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2010
Replies: 114
Views: 26,123
Posted By rigbee
I'd like to give a thumbs up to Marine...

I'd like to give a thumbs up to Marine Servicenter, out of Seattle and Anacortes.I was very happy with their help and found they made the whole boat buying process very smooth.

I was particularly...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By rigbee
Hi and thanks Dave, You have a sharp looking...

Hi and thanks Dave,

You have a sharp looking boat there as well, the gel coat is almost blinding.

I'm with you on the whole economics thing.I wanted a boat that I could own instead of it owning...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-13-2010
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,131,106
Posted By rigbee
Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-13-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By rigbee
Finally! New Boat.

Well patience has finally paid off and I'd like to share a pic of my new boat. I have always been interested in getting a Montgomery 17 but they always seemed to come up for sale on the east coast.A...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By rigbee
Hi Mark, I get the impression that they do...

Hi Mark,
I get the impression that they do offer the 23.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By rigbee
Yes Mark, apparently Nor'sea still produces...

Yes Mark, apparently Nor'sea still produces them.I really like the 17 for its under 20 ft size, and the ability to dry sail it is a bonus. For someone that just wants to mess about in boats...what...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-25-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By rigbee
Thanks for the reply Slowbutsteady and I already...

Thanks for the reply Slowbutsteady and I already looked at all that. It's the reason I have been so slow to order new. You run into the issue of getting what you want but also protecting yourself...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By rigbee
I forgot to ad that I have been looking used but...

I forgot to ad that I have been looking used but they seem to go so quickly.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By rigbee
Thanks for the quick reply John, I'm sure I'll...

Thanks for the quick reply John,
I'm sure I'll find someone,after all who doesn't like talking about their boat?
I'm with you, the Monty is as sharp as they come,although I like the portlights...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,139
Posted By rigbee
Montgomery-17

Hi folks, My name is Fabian and I'm interested in a m-17. I live in Vancouver,BC,Canada and was wondering if there are any owners of a m-17 near me that would not mind me having a look at their boat....
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