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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-10-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By mattfarrell
keel removal o 69` cal 2-30

I own a 1969 Cal 2-30. Your keel is encapsulated. The ring you see was to lower in the lead ballast. It was then sealed in glass. You cannot cut off the keel and replace for less than the boat is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-03-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 5,441
Posted By mattfarrell
1966 Pearson Coaster

Hey Bill,
look at bucnet.com to get a rough idea or retail rates. Pearson is a good name, particularly older ones. I would also look at Cal''s from that era. Do NOT offer anything without a survey....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2001
Replies: 34
Views: 20,924
Posted By mattfarrell
Starter Sailboat advise needed. Have detail profile of need.

Try 28-30 foot Cal. They are super well built, pretty, and fairly roomy. Go bigger if you have concerns as once you can dock your boat, a few feet means nothing sailing, but a lot for comfort....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2001
Replies: 34
Views: 20,924
Posted By mattfarrell
Starter Sailboat advise needed. Have detail profile of need.

Try 28-30 foot Cal. They are super well built, pretty, and fairly roomy. Go bigger if you have concerns as once you can dock your boat, a few feet means nothing sailing, but a lot for comfort....
Forum: Chartering   02-01-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 3,139
Posted By mattfarrell
The Grenadines

Anyone charter with Sunsail? I have a 52''Jenneau reserved in spring leaving from St Vincent. Bequi, Mustique, etc. Anyone who has visited, I would love to hear. Also Sunsail good/bad would be great....
Forum: Chartering   02-01-2001
Replies: 18
Views: 4,758
Posted By mattfarrell
Charter in BVI

I am heading to St Vincent end of April to bareboat with friends. Anything I should know good/bad about SunSail? Also, any comments on St Vincent, Bequia, Mustique? etc.

MF
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-30-2000
Replies: 17
Views: 6,676
Posted By mattfarrell
Suitability of Cal 2-46 for Circumnavigation

You should join the cal club here on sailnet. Seasoned Cal owners who can tell you anything you would like to know. FYI - Bill Lapworth (designer of Cal''s) retired on a 2-46
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-13-2000
Replies: 4
  Cal 34?
Views: 7,341
Posted By mattfarrell
Cal 34?

jump on it. The Cal 34 is an excellent boat. I have a 1969 Cal 2-30 and love it. You should really join the Cal list email list here on sailnet. Many 34 owners, and many intelligent, experienced...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-13-2000
Replies: 14
Views: 3,368
Posted By mattfarrell
Opinions welcome->Good Old Boats

You are on the right track with Cal''s. Look at the Cal 2-30, great headroom, great sailboat. MF
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-04-2000
Replies: 11
Views: 4,352
Posted By mattfarrell
buying a sailboat

My .02 rates the O''Day first, Catalina, then Hunter. The Hunter is not a super cruising boat. I would look at the Cal''s and Tartans as well. I think that the comment on sailing/docking, etc., is as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-04-2000
Replies: 16
Views: 5,389
Posted By mattfarrell
Live aboard

Dave, You should do it!! I think that with your aviator background, and basic sailing skills you will do great. I would start shopping now. Look at primarily performance cruisers. Tartan, Pacific...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-01-2000
Replies: 16
Views: 5,389
Posted By mattfarrell
Live aboard

It is definitely feasible. However, ....have you lived aboard before? Sailing abilities? Temperate climate? Amenities needed depend on many variables. Will you be at a full service, year round...
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