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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By SeaMck333
Re: Just Dreaming Out Loud

Sailor the truth is, I would miss my kids and end up wishing for a boat that accommodates living aboard better. I guess I could round up to the friendship 53...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By SeaMck333
Re: Just Dreaming Out Loud

your right chuckles, I think i get what your saying and I'll admit I went to far there. I'll edit it out for the sake of being convivial.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By SeaMck333
Re: Just Dreaming Out Loud

Achieving goals is something I do quite well.

I have a great family, live at the beach, sail one or twice a week on an awesome boat, work in a stable industry for an honest, local, and lucrative...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-07-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By SeaMck333
Just Dreaming Out Loud

What I wouldn't give for a Friendship 40 (http://www.friendshipyachtcompany.com/our-yachts/friendship-40/f40/friendship-40-photo-gallery/), and a 3 month babysitter, so my wife and I could cruise the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-04-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 11,748
Posted By SeaMck333
re: First boat: Cal 2-27, Pearson 28 or Islander 28?

I learned to sail on a pearson 28. Although I love my Ericson I always remember how kind that person was to my less than salty maneuvering. All these boats are great, but I can say from experience...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By SeaMck333
Re: Mercurey 9.9 Bigfoot HELP!

I did a bunch of diagnostic stuff today and I think I've narrowed the problem down significantly.

The engine dies suddenly, indicating an electrical ignition problem. This idea is supported by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By SeaMck333
Mercurey 9.9 Bigfoot HELP!

Hello, haven't posted in a while... been sailing. nuff said.

The other day I go to take my son for a sail and as I'm motoring away from the slip the motor dies. I cant get it started again before...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By SeaMck333
Congrats! Just got meself my first boat so i know...

Congrats! Just got meself my first boat so i know the pride. Good sailing.
-Sean
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,132
Posted By SeaMck333
Thanks for the congrats everyone! Pics coming...

Thanks for the congrats everyone! Pics coming soon, I promise! lol
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-13-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By SeaMck333
Well I bought the Ericson! Yay for me! ...

Well I bought the Ericson! Yay for me!

Although the Albermarle is fickle and shallow, this boat has been around here for a while and has sailed well, so the draft (4ft. I think) must be adequate....
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By SeaMck333
I agree with Sailingfool and you guys. I took the...

I agree with Sailingfool and you guys. I took the class for keelboating, but supplementing with reading book after book and also crewing a bit. I feel comfortable on a boat, and ready for a first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 8,132
Posted By SeaMck333
Smile Got Our First Sailboat!

My wife and I just bought our first sail boat! Its an '76 Ericson 27. We are very excited and so is our little boy, Dobbs.

"The Teacher's Pet" had quite a package including two mains and four...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By SeaMck333
Check out www.sailingwithcaptainfrank.com...

Check out www.sailingwithcaptainfrank.com (http://www.sailingwithcaptainfrank.com). I took my basic keelboat with him here in NC, but he gos anywhere to teach I think. I recommend him not only on ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By SeaMck333
Good sailing! I learned on a Pearson 27, and they...

Good sailing! I learned on a Pearson 27, and they sail like a dream, lucky you!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By SeaMck333
I wouldn't use bait at all, catching something...

I wouldn't use bait at all, catching something might get in the way of drinking rum drinks!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By SeaMck333
Well, I'm not overly concerned about speed. With...

Well, I'm not overly concerned about speed. With the Ericson's rating I can probably finish once everyone else is already at home drinking and still win a race. :-)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-07-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By SeaMck333
That's the problem with water. If you don't...

That's the problem with water. If you don't respect me, I don't talk to you, but if you dis water, she drowns you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-07-2011
Replies: 3,429
Views: 922,124
Posted By SeaMck333
Outer Banks, North Carolina

Outer Banks, North Carolina
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-05-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By SeaMck333
I've already gotten alot from the site! what a...

I've already gotten alot from the site! what a great community.

I've been cruising on the Albemarle Sound. Shallow but great wind, hopefully I'll get to Chesapeake Bay and Pamlico Sound next...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2011
Replies: 439
Views: 58,857
Posted By SeaMck333
I'm 27. Just getting into sailing, but I can tell...

I'm 27. Just getting into sailing, but I can tell (Like I did with my fist guitar); life will not be complete without sailing in it. I think there is something of a discipline in sailing, and it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-04-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By SeaMck333
Thank you for the advice. I had leaned towards...

Thank you for the advice. I had leaned towards the Ericson before acctually. I really liked the Ranger for its speed capabilities (owner claims 8 knots in Chesapeake Bay), and I learned on the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-04-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By SeaMck333
I'm into cruising, but it may be because I don't...

I'm into cruising, but it may be because I don't have the experience to race, or have had the opportunity.

I'm looking at boats, and posted something about it. I'm looking for around a 26 or 27...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-04-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,916
Posted By SeaMck333
ericson 27 v. pearson 27 v. ranger 26

Hey ya'll. I'm a first time boat buyer and I'm looking at three different boats:

An Ericson 27, Pearson 27, and a Ranger 26.

All of them are in similar shape: Pretty good. So I guess my...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-04-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By SeaMck333
Hello Everyone

Hi, I'm Sean. I'm new. Seeya in the forums.
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