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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-10-2013
Replies: 17
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Posted By bobperry
Re: Complete Newbie...No Idea What I'm Doing...

Wow, Jimgo has just given you some sage advice that you won;t get in many places. I am impressed and you should be too. We want this to be fun and safe for you.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By emcentar
Re: Complete Newbie...No Idea What I'm Doing...

1) Maybe not insane, but if you trim this dream in the short run to stick to coastal sailing, your budget just got a lot more reasonable. Blue water boats are expensive, and rightly so.
2) I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By SlowButSteady
Re: Complete Newbie...No Idea What I'm Doing...

If you don't know how to sail, buy a sloop-rigged dinghy. You'll learn more sailing a dinghy for a few weeks than you'll learn sailing a 27-35 foot boat for years.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By bobmcgov
Re: Complete Newbie...No Idea What I'm Doing...

Latitude 38 Boat of the Month: Ranger 33 (http://www.latitude38.com/features/bomRanger33.htm)

Outstanding boats. Sweet personality, surprisingly nimble, decent build quality. Expect leaks and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Complete Newbie...No Idea What I'm Doing...

Gotta love the Easter Egg Engine http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/17656#

Rob your doing fine. Welcome aboard! Whatever boat you decide on, will be too small right after you buy it! Also...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-05-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Complete Newbie...No Idea What I'm Doing...

The Alberg 30 Sailboat : Bluewaterboats.org (http://bluewaterboats.org/alberg-30/)
They are pretty boats. There is a lot of info on them, including this site. Not much tankage and space.
Although...
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