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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-18-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 5,178
Posted By kclaybrook
The YC does not actually have their own place. ...

The YC does not actually have their own place. They use the city's sailboat marina. Probably 3/4 of the boats there are YC members. So I couldn't leave the boat rigged at the marina. They do have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 5,178
Posted By kclaybrook
Thanks guys. I had already started looking at a...

Thanks guys. I had already started looking at a newer vehicle, my wife is embarassed by my $800 Jeep Cherokee POS. I was going to try and stick with a Jeep Cherokee but move up to an V6 instead of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-12-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 5,178
Posted By kclaybrook
Pros and cons of trailering...

I am considering buying a Ranger 22 in a couple of weeks. The marina that is "home port" to the sailing club I joined (Percy Priest Yacht Club, Nashville TN) has a waiting list of 3.5 years for a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-10-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By kclaybrook
The owner of this particular boat is the original...

The owner of this particular boat is the original owner. He bought the boat in 78. He has recently (last 3 years) replaced all of the winches, cleats, and teak. The sails (main and 155) are 1 year...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-09-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By kclaybrook
Nashville winds are very fluky. I do not think I...

Nashville winds are very fluky. I do not think I will go out initially in anything over about 15. I think. I have heard that the most annoying sailors are the ones that don't know what they don't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-09-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 13,952
Posted By kclaybrook
Thoughts on Ranger 22

I started sailing this year in April. Completely hooked! The sailing club we have joined here in Nashville, TN has a learners program, but it is really hard to get enough stick time in 2 hours a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 3,443
Posted By kclaybrook
Thanks Jeff. I have been looking at boats for a...

Thanks Jeff. I have been looking at boats for a while. I have just started learning to sail this year. I have been looking for something that my wife and I can handle ourselves and learn at our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 3,443
Posted By kclaybrook
That is what I thought, but the owner thinks that...

That is what I thought, but the owner thinks that the dry weight (thanks for that term) is around 3000 lb. Are there any Ranger 22 owners that know that they know the dry weight of the boat? Thank...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2006
Replies: 19
Views: 3,443
Posted By kclaybrook
Quick displacement question...

I have a quick question re: weight specs of boats. When finding the TOTAL weight of a boat, do you add the displacement and the ballast, or is the displacement the TOTAL weight? Might be a silly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By kclaybrook
Boat shoes

Check out zappos.com (http://zappos.com)I bought my wife and my shoes at this online retailer. The selection is a little better than other retailers, and the service is great. They carry Helly...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-18-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By kclaybrook
Thumbs up Moving Aboard

Congratulations on the move. I am truly jealous. If I could talk my wife into it, I'd follow suit.
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-10-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By kclaybrook
Sailing glossary

Here's another one...

http://www.sailboat-technology.com/glossary/glossary.php
Forum: Racing   05-07-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By kclaybrook
Racing education

I just got back from helping crew (and I use the words helping and crew very lightly) a Regatta in the Nashville area today. I am very new to sailing (1 month) and feel very comfortable with...
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