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Search: Posts Made By: lawdawg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-07-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,289
Posted By lawdawg
I'm planning on having a gerber or leatherman...

I'm planning on having a gerber or leatherman wave as a multi-tool, just want a good knife and marlin spike combo that will hold its edge and not be prone to significant rusting issues. My little...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-06-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,289
Posted By lawdawg
Sailingdog- which blade do you prefer on the Boye?

Sailingdog- which blade do you prefer on the Boye?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,289
Posted By lawdawg
Folding Boat Knives | Rigging & Safety Knife |...

Folding Boat Knives | Rigging & Safety Knife | Utility Blade (http://boyeknives.com/folders.cfm)

here is the boye link, you can see where you can add the marlin spike, from what I understand it is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,289
Posted By lawdawg
thanks for all the comments, just the sort of...

thanks for all the comments, just the sort of real world experience I was hoping for
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5,289
Posted By lawdawg
knife - myerchin offshore folder or boye folder

trying to get some opinions on these two knives- they are both nice, boye seems like it would be easier to one hand open and I like the what I've read about the blade material, but any experience...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-21-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,952
Posted By lawdawg
Might want to check out this thread-- ...

Might want to check out this thread--
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/boat-review-purchase-forum/70357-what-we-cd-family-look-boat.html
Cruisingdad is a great source of info, as are so many on here,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By lawdawg
depending on the model it is either lead, iron,...

depending on the model it is either lead, iron, or a combination, this is thoroughly discussed on their site

Island Packet Yachts (http://www.ipy.com/DetailedFeatures.asp?Question=7)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By lawdawg
I don't know how early we are talking. I have...

I don't know how early we are talking. I have sailed on some island packets and been on a lot of them. They are very well made boats and I believe all the ones I looked at that were around 80's were...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 7,315
Posted By lawdawg
We are a young couple too, also on a budget, and...

We are a young couple too, also on a budget, and take my opinions with a grain of salt, but here they are. I started looking at heavy displacement full keel boats and after a trip to the Bahamas in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-01-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 3,165
Posted By lawdawg
That was a really great thread and thank you for...

That was a really great thread and thank you for your thoughts! One of these days when we are down in Florida I'm looking forward to Jess and I getting to meet up with you guys and getting some good...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-12-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,229
Posted By lawdawg
Rayjanine, Sabreman is a great guy to get...

Rayjanine,
Sabreman is a great guy to get information from and has been incredibly helpful as I am in the midst of buying a Sabre 42, survey next Tuesday. He can give you a much better idea of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,229
Posted By lawdawg
Sabreman- gorgeous boat!!! you have really taken...

Sabreman- gorgeous boat!!! you have really taken great care of her
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,229
Posted By lawdawg
AlanGSYS on here is head of the Florida Sabre...

AlanGSYS on here is head of the Florida Sabre group and if you PM him should be able to give you a good bit of information the boats
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,711
Posted By lawdawg
I would greatly appreciate some more thoughts on...

I would greatly appreciate some more thoughts on the comments about the seaworthiness of the Sabre as far as ocean passages go. I started looking at Island Packet 35's (the same sort of high...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-25-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Nacra52, what a great story! My sponsors when I...

Nacra52, what a great story! My sponsors when I was at the Naval Academy had a Hinckley 44, one of the most beautiful boats I have ever seen and I felt fortunate every time I got to go out on her!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-22-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Sabreman- most definitely doing a survey and I...

Sabreman- most definitely doing a survey and I will be picking the person, or more to the point my broker will help me, he has been great through the whole process
Olson34- thanks a lot for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-22-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
thanks for all the great comments everybody, it...

thanks for all the great comments everybody, it puts me at ease with the purchase price, this is my first big boat purchase, so the comments are very appreciated
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Cruisingdad- I hope we get a chance to meet up, I...

Cruisingdad- I hope we get a chance to meet up, I think we'd have a great time hanging out. Of course I took them as constructive! :) You were really helpful with your time and opinions and I greatly...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Put an offer on a Sabre 42, it was accepted and...

Put an offer on a Sabre 42, it was accepted and going to N.C. this weekend to look at it. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-15-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Wow.....don't really even know where to begin...

Wow.....don't really even know where to begin after you took all that time to write up quite an informative and enlightening post...or 5 :)
That was such a great comparison of the two and I hope...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-14-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Cruisingdad- Thanks for your comments and for the...

Cruisingdad- Thanks for your comments and for the record I wish I had of posted this last week because I was near ft myers looking at the IP35 on Saturday and would have really enjoyed chatting with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-13-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
JohnRPolland, I went down last weekend to look...

JohnRPolland,
I went down last weekend to look at a specific IP35. I understood that they weren't the best light air sailors, but a lot of comfort, quality and liveability with great factory and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-13-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
JohnRPollard- yes, planning on heading out in...

JohnRPollard- yes, planning on heading out in February 2011, just the two of us. The under 6 feet is based on where I will be keeping it in Florida and also for the Bahamas. I started out in the mid...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Thank you for all the great comments, I never...

Thank you for all the great comments, I never expected such quick and well thought out replies! I will be leaving in February and so my search admittedly was a little limited as I don't have a lot of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2010
Replies: 76
Views: 11,448
Posted By lawdawg
Sabre 42- comments appreciated vs IP

I have been narrowing down to IP35 and 38s, we are a couple heading out for two years to the Caribbean and the second year across the Atlantic and back with the ARC. I went on my brokers Sabre 34...
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