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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
Thanks, I'll definitely check it out.

Thanks, I'll definitely check it out.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
You've got it exactly. She's afraid of going in...

You've got it exactly. She's afraid of going in the water. Since I learned on a Laser I was in the water all the day and got over my fears fast. As you say, patience is the name of the game here and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
Rats. The Bristol 35 Sloop was one gorgeous boat,...

Rats. The Bristol 35 Sloop was one gorgeous boat, at least in the photos anyway. For some reason I was thinking the sloop rig, furling systems, and wheeled rudder would all make it easy to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
Wow, that's really helpful and really...

Wow, that's really helpful and really coincidental. I just sent an inquiry email to a broker handling an older (1971) Bristol 35 Sloop that sounded like it was just the sort of boat I wanted--slow...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
What I'm hearing so far

Okay, so here is what I am hearing so far....

No one seems to think the lack of a reefer is an issue, so I won't hold that against her. Likewise, no one seems to think the draft is a big issue....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
Sorry, it's a Cal 9.2. I made a few edits for...

Sorry, it's a Cal 9.2. I made a few edits for typos. But thanks for the welcome!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-09-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By shakespearebro
make a porsche into a mini-van?

I am a novice sailor looking to buy my first boat. I learned to sail on a Laser and a 20’ O’Day sailor, so I am quite a landlubber. I want to go coastal cruising with my girlfriend around Chesapeake...
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