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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-17-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 6,959
Posted By Ippa2
Not sure if you're against a slightly larger...

Not sure if you're against a slightly larger boat, but at $25k you can find some 34' Tartans vintage 1970's and also some 35' Pearsons same vintage both solid built boats. Both centerboarders with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-23-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 11,913
Posted By Ippa2
Was just reading this thread and i was in a...

Was just reading this thread and i was in a similar situation this summer. I learned on a sunfish and a 14' Tanzer. This summer I went in on a 23' O'day with a friend. It was a slight adjustment,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By Ippa2
A 30' Shields. Sleek boat with a very smooth...

A 30' Shields. Sleek boat with a very smooth helm.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2009
Replies: 436
Views: 57,663
Posted By Ippa2
Here are a few more of us younger sailors on...

Here are a few more of us younger sailors on Buzzards Bay last summer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2009
Replies: 436
Views: 57,663
Posted By Ippa2
Here is our 1969 23' O'day Tempest about to...

Here is our 1969 23' O'day Tempest about to splash. We launched her this week and sailed her back to our mooring. So nice to be back on the water with the wind in the sails.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,779
Posted By Ippa2
Well here are a few links for now. Allied...

Well here are a few links for now.

Allied Princess 36 Owners Group (http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/8005/AP36PAGE.html)

So You Want to Sail Around the World By Alan Eddy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,779
Posted By Ippa2
Merryprankster - PM me if you want I have a bunch...

Merryprankster - PM me if you want I have a bunch more info on the Princess. They are in my top 5 choices for a cruising sailboat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,779
Posted By Ippa2
Practical Sailor Princess Review

NOTE - THIS POSTING WAS TAKEN FROM AN ALLIED WEBSITE. HOWEVER I BELIEVE THIS WAS A REVIEW IN PRACTICAL SAILOR.

One of the things we do most around here is suggest various boats to people...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-08-2009
Replies: 436
Views: 57,663
Posted By Ippa2
Just turned 31

I'm 31. Grew up on Buzzards Bay in powerboats, but have had the sailing bug since 2000 and have had a subscription to Cruising World for the past 3 years. I got the bug by teaching and sailing on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-24-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,909
Posted By Ippa2
Yes one is a little newer than the other. I...

Yes one is a little newer than the other. I realize that the newer one was purchased to replace the older one by the PO.

They are very close to the same size. Maybe a couple sq ft difference. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-24-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 2,909
Posted By Ippa2
Sailing w/two head sails

I was just curious if anyone ever sails with two heads sails... on the same head stay! I can't say I've ever seen this done in person. Maybe pictures in a magazine or something.

I have a 23...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 6,505
Posted By Ippa2
Can't believe I forgot these! White Squall, one...

Can't believe I forgot these! White Squall, one of my favorite sailing movies and also Wind.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2009
Replies: 65
Views: 6,505
Posted By Ippa2
A bit obscure, but a classic 80's John Cusack...

A bit obscure, but a classic 80's John Cusack movie has a bit of sailing... Hot Pursuit.

Also Summer Rental with John Candy has a little.

How about Dead Calm? Another obscure late 80's, movie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-19-2008
Replies: 163
Views: 17,929
Posted By Ippa2
On our way to Cuttyhunk... and on our way home......

On our way to Cuttyhunk... and on our way home... Notice how windy the notoriously nasty Buzzards Bay is. Figures the one day we plan a trip down the bay, there is no wind.

OK looks like my...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-29-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,553
Posted By Ippa2
Why don't sailboats have bow eyes?

How come almost all powerboats have bow eyes to attach a mooring line to, yet sailboats often times do not have these bow eyes? If a sailboat has 2 mooring pennant lines its usually one to each bow...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-12-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 11,661
Posted By Ippa2
Hi Rob, I agree with the previous posts. ...

Hi Rob,

I agree with the previous posts. For a 16' boat its nice, but for the family it could be tight on space. Also $2,700 is high. I picked up a 14' Tanzer this summer from a friend and it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-08-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 3,968
Posted By Ippa2
Hi, I'm in the same boat as you... looking...

Hi,

I'm in the same boat as you... looking for that family sailboat <$50k. You can do pretty good on a mid to late 80's 30-34 O'day, 30-34 Pearson, maybe the 33 or 34 Tartans. But for a family...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-08-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By Ippa2
Hi, I'll chime in on this one, but first...

Hi,

I'll chime in on this one, but first I'VE NEVER OWNED A DIESEL. So take this with that warning.

If the diesel has been well maintained and the up keep has been done annually, I would think...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Ippa2
I wouldn't hesitate to add a 3rd mooring line. ...

I wouldn't hesitate to add a 3rd mooring line. Probably overkill but it will give a little piece of mind during the height of the storm. I have 2 on my boat all the time. One to the bow eye...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-04-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Ippa2
Pearson windows

Try this place. They have a ton of Pearson and O'day items.

About D R Marine (http://www.drmarine.com/about.asp)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By Ippa2
Yeah I start my day off every morning reading his...

Yeah I start my day off every morning reading his latest blog entry and then I sit at my desk and think... ok I have some paper to push around and Zac has to deal with squalls and 40kt winds... I'd...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2008
Replies: 220
Views: 32,226
Posted By Ippa2
Here is the latest I've seen on this subject. ...

Here is the latest I've seen on this subject. Mr. Bevins' claim of adjusting his GPS when the accident occured.

NEW BEDFORD The owner of the powerboat involved in a July 18 accident that killed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 5,161
Posted By Ippa2
Not to get off topic, but what's wrong with using...

Not to get off topic, but what's wrong with using old mainsheets as the jackline granted they are not too old and fraid?

Why the webbing stuff and not line? Is it because the line would chafe...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2008
Replies: 220
Views: 32,226
Posted By Ippa2
Update on Fatal Accident in Buzzards Bay

This come out today. Powerboat owner facing charges in fatal boat crash.

SouthCoastToday.com: 'The Reasons' owner facing charges in fatal boat crash...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-30-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,942
Posted By Ippa2
I just wanted to chim in and mention that...

I just wanted to chim in and mention that although there are upkeep expenses on a boat, at least at the end of the day you are building some equity in an asset, similar to a house, except boats don't...
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