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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,986
Posted By gto2
replacing deck non-skid

own a 36'' westerly corsair with lots of treadmaster no-skid on deck. due to cost & need to repaint deck area, etc. i am exploring options to replacing the treadmaster. anyone had good luck with an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-15-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,670
Posted By gto2
volvo engine

just bought a sailboat with a 28 hp volvo model 2003 engine.
i would appreciate any advise on particular problem anyone has experienced with this engine as well as help on where to most economically...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By gto2
sewing machines

depends on what you intend to do. i talked to a couple who said any of the old steel machines that had a metal bobbin would sew sailcloth. my mother has an old singer metal unit i intend to check out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By gto2
Bottom paint

what would you like to know. i have a friend with a 1958 mason wooden sailboat who has lived aboard for years.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-21-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 4,207
Posted By gto2
Bahama''''s Bound and need help!

you can sail from texas to ft myers florida and leave your boat at marina 31, glades, or indiantown. all are on the caloosahatchee river which by way of lake okeechobee will take you to the east...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-21-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By gto2
a/c necessary

how many cruisers have a/c and do you consider it necessary in the bahamas and points south
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-02-2002
Replies: 40
Views: 27,562
Posted By gto2
is the Carribean coastal sailing or offshore?

although any of the boats you mention can and have made those voyages under the right conditions, none are considered offshore boats. what price / size range are you attempting to stay within? if you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-09-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,082
Posted By gto2
know anything about a vagabond 38'''' ?

i''d appreciate any input on the vagabond westwind 38''.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-07-2002
Replies: 158
Views: 22,779
Posted By gto2
First Time Ocean Crossing

i too would appreciate a copy of your list. thanks.
e-mail: gto2@earthlink.net
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-04-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,702
Posted By gto2
vagabond westwind

has anyone cruised on a 38'' vagabond westwind?
i am planning on looking at one and really don''t know much about them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-04-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,261
Posted By gto2
vagabond westwind

i am planning to look at a 38'' vagabond westwind for use as an offshore cruiser. i am not familiar with the boat except pictures and descriptions portray it to be nice. can anyone share any info on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-26-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,531
Posted By gto2
vagabond westwind

i would appreciate opinions / info on the 38'' vagabond westwind as an offshore cruiser for the carribean.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-23-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 2,406
Posted By gto2
catamaran width

have been advised the 37'' prout snowgoose i am considering is too narrow at 15'' to go offshore. plan to take thornless path, etc.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-29-2001
Replies: 24
Views: 5,075
Posted By gto2
Cruising on Multihulls

after reading the current feedback on cat cruising i am forming the opinion that if i cannot afford at least a 37-42'' cat for offshore passage, perhaps i should look at monohulls in the 36-42''...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-29-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 2,043
Posted By gto2
Wanting to go offshore in 2 yrs - buy right boat now ?

i too plan to purchase a cruising sailboat or catamaran as soon as i can find a suitable craft. i am going to look at a 33'' prout quest tomorrow. i like the shallow draft & no heel of a cat but like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-07-2001
Replies: 24
Views: 5,075
Posted By gto2
Cruising on Multihulls

i am considering a 1986 prout quest cs 33'' for use as an offshore cruiser going from florida down the thornless path as far as
costa rica. any comments on this craft?
displacement is 9520 lbs....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-15-2001
Replies: 24
Views: 5,075
Posted By gto2
Cruising on Multihulls

saw your reply to another cat novice. i am bidding on a 1982 prout quest 31'' which i plan to dock at my home in ft myers, fl.
i plan to eventually sail to the keys & bahamas, etc. do you know...
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