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Forum: Living Aboard   07-13-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: Another wannabe liveaboard....

I agree, do it. I am 53 and rigging my 2nd boat for a long drawn out cruise to the south.
Forum: Orphan Brands   07-10-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 21,301
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: How about a Hardin 45 Thread

This thread has been around a few years now, like the Hardin boats. Maracucha is now as good looking a boat as any in the water. A few minor details to take care of and out she goes.

I will trade...
Forum: Orphan Brands   12-14-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 21,301
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: How about a Hardin 45 Thread

SV Maracucha is ging for a haul out. New thru hulls, bottom job and zincs. We are considering a new paint look for the topsides, an all blue hull. Only cosmetic stuff I know, but figure she would...
Forum: Soverel   06-26-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: How 'bout it? Any Soverel owners?

Did you get her on the water?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: Back to the water in Texas...I hope.

Gumbeau,
I also travel and am pretty much an Expat. I live out of three suitcases, one of which is all dive gear. My boat is in Kemah and I do live there when I am in the US. I suppose I am a...
Forum: There's This Place...   04-22-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 6,511
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: $ Cruising ??

Bill,
Love the website! A lot of good input from sailing folks. Thanks
Forum: Living Aboard   04-22-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Graywolf77
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: US Navy Veteran_New to Sailboats_Need your Honest Knowledge and Experience_Thanks

A Navy vet myself and looked at things pretty much the same way you are now. I found the boat and am in the middle of my final phase of refit. I do not live in the US and have not for some time, so I...
Forum: Soverel   03-07-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: How 'bout it? Any Soverel owners?

Replaced the tube, cable and wench for the swing keel. All stainless now.
Forum: Soverel   03-07-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: How 'bout it? Any Soverel owners?

Engine compartment insulated, rewired, new lights and BETA engine installed, bottom job, all done.
Forum: Soverel   12-09-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Re: How 'bout it? Any Soverel owners?

Finally, the work on Prana has begun, a 1974 Soverel 30 MKIII. New cushions, new engine on the way. Next, rewire, new lighting, plumbing modifications then standing rgging and sails upgraded.
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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-19-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 4,222
Posted By Graywolf77
Agree with that!

I am with you there. After years working on land and sea, chasing coporate positions for a bigger house and "planning" my days away...The ex got the house, I got a boat and that is my plan.
Forum: Soverel   05-19-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Same Lines

She is pretty much the same boat. She handles well, so far. I am hoping that once she is trimmed out, she will make an easier solo sailor's boat. The diesel is the a Westerbek.

I do have some...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By Graywolf77
Rick at Little Yacht Sales helped me with my...

Rick at Little Yacht Sales helped me with my recent purchase of a Soverel. He was great and took the time to work with me on everything I needed to "get it done".
Forum: Soverel   05-18-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Soverel's

I finally bought my boat. Now just need to teach myself to sail her.
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-18-2011
Replies: 102
Views: 19,406
Posted By Graywolf77
Self Learning

I bought my boat, an older (74) 30' Soverel. My first self taught lesson was docking solo! A lesson I will never forget, neither will the dock workers who sat and watched the comedy unfold.
Forum: Soverel   04-10-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
No response to my request to join either, maybe...

No response to my request to join either, maybe we could start our own.
Forum: Soverel   03-29-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
That is her. I like the idea of converting to a...

That is her. I like the idea of converting to a roller furling for the Jib. Any thoughts? It seems easier to handle for solo sailing. Also, I am trying to join the Soverel Group you recommended...
Forum: Soverel   03-29-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
My email is arthurm1960@yahoo.com

My email is arthurm1960@yahoo.com
Forum: Soverel   03-29-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Thank you for the information, she looks almost...

Thank you for the information, she looks almost like the same boat.
Forum: Soverel   03-28-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 20,339
Posted By Graywolf77
Just buying a 1974 Soverel 30 MkIII. Any opinions...

Just buying a 1974 Soverel 30 MkIII. Any opinions or information out there would be appreciated. All I have read so far seems to point to the older Soverel models being good sturdy boats. My...
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