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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-01-2014
Replies: 1,382
Views: 490,608
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Those look really useful. Unfortunately not available online or in the stores around here (western NY. I also checked northern NJ, and western PA, but no luck.)

They do have these EasyKlip...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: When can i go sailing????

Launched (my first time) on Monday in Irondequoit Bay in western NY and motored to my slip. Planning to go tomorrow or Friday to see if I can adjust the rig, raise sails, and actually sail.
Only 2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 26,546
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: Around the world on a 500-buck San Juan 24? He's got guts for sure..

I wonder if that isn't a a Facebook artifact, the difference between what "followers" and "friends" see of his posts.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-24-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

From the boat, we rode over to the marina where she'll be slipped (Is that a word?) I was way excited to see that there's open water around the docks and an open channel to the lake. Wouldn't make it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-24-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

Bicycled over yesterday to see my boat (still in the PO's yard). There's still a good bit of snow on the tarps and a plowed pile between her and the street that must be a cubic yard or two. Still, it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: So freakin excited

Know the feeling, tsell. I bought a Catalina 22 a couple of weeks ago-my move up from a Sunfish. It's still sitting in the seller's back yard with a huge pile of snow in front of it that has to melt...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

Had to change my sig line today. Went by to pay the PO and collect paperwork, sails, outboard, potty, etc. Turns out it's a '74, not an '84. He was confused.
I'm a little disappointed, but not a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-22-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

I have to add (now that I'm not thumbing my words on my phone) that I'm really pleased to be welcomed here. I appreciate the camaraderie and support that enthusiastic fellow-travelers share.
As...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-21-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

1984 swing keel, trailer, original main and jib, 2-year-old 120 jenny. Owner's replaced keel cable and added an electric panel and knot meter. 9.9 Evinrude.
He's gonna help me with rigging when the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-18-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

I'm very excited. Just put a deposit on the C-22. Can't wait for the bay to thaw!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-17-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
Re: US Yachts 22 possible purchase

Thanks for the thoughtful reply, Paul. It was actually seeing the US22 that got me looking at alternatives. I'm going to look at the Catalina tomorrow. I'm expecting from the description of work...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-17-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By danceswithtiger
US Yachts 22 possible purchase

I've just heard of one for sale through a friend who knows the owner. It hasn't been in the water in 6-7 years and clearly needs a bit of cleaning up.
My first concern it's that the owner at some...
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