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Forum: Chartering   07-31-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By gardeningal
40 ft. catamaran

40 ft. catamaran
Forum: Chartering   07-29-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,505
Posted By gardeningal
Don't do it, Yorksailor is exactly right!

Don't do it, Yorksailor is exactly right!
Forum: Chartering   07-29-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By gardeningal
Chartering Florida Keys in mid December

We are considering chartering in the Florida Keys mid December with 4 kids age 18-25. Questions? Is this a good place to go, is the water warm enough. Have heard that must anchor, not many places...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,189
Posted By gardeningal
kayak racks

Anyone have any experience with the kayak racks from garhauer marine hardware? They attach to the stanchions, so the kayak hangs off the side.
Garhauer Marine Hardware -8946458...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-11-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By gardeningal
Bronze Fittings

We just bought a 1990 PSC 31 with all bronze hardware. It's about to go out on charter and we are very worried about losing the deckfill caps and the propane locker nut. Anyone know of a source for...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   04-23-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,390
Posted By gardeningal
Thanks again everyone, we actually went to see...

Thanks again everyone, we actually went to see the locks last weekend, and it looks pretty straight forward. The boat should be ours by tomorrow! We have decided to put it in charter in Anacortes...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   04-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,390
Posted By gardeningal
Thanks everyone, all very helpful. Probably...

Thanks everyone, all very helpful. Probably could have found this all online, but this is such a great community and wealth of information. GG
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   04-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,390
Posted By gardeningal
Ballard Locks Lake Union

We have almost completed our purchase of PSC crealock 31 and will be moving it from Lake Union to Anacortes. We have never been through the Ballard Locks. Is this a big deal, should we find someone...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,342
Posted By gardeningal
Thanks Artbyjody and everyone else. McCrea was...

Thanks Artbyjody and everyone else. McCrea was on my list and NOT on the list the broker gave, so I'm very appreciative for the recommendation. Anyone else, knows a Seattle surveyor please chime in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,342
Posted By gardeningal
Thanks, Artbyjody. Thats good advice and seems...

Thanks, Artbyjody. Thats good advice and seems to agree with many others. Since you are in the Seattle area, can you recommend a surveyor? We live in Portland, so are at a disadvantage, with not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,342
Posted By gardeningal
Obviously, I am new to this, but how to you get...

Obviously, I am new to this, but how to you get NADA prices? Do you have to buy the book or do you ask insurance people. Sorry about your disappointment, that's very curious. Hopefully, we don't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2009
Replies: 44
Views: 4,342
Posted By gardeningal
redirect to original thread- how to determine price in new economy?

So how to determine price in this market. The broker has told us that no one uses BUC values. Any thoughts? We want a Pacific Seacraft 31 or 34. Very few of these boats are sold by private...
Forum: herSailNet   03-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,752
Posted By gardeningal
We still have one child in high school, so we are...

We still have one child in high school, so we are realistically two yrs out. Actively, looking for a boat now. I just think it would be hard to come back to your old life after cruising for a year...
Forum: herSailNet   03-14-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By gardeningal
To those making their own covers, what kind of...

To those making their own covers, what kind of sewing machine do you have?
Thanks, gardeningal
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-14-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,403
Posted By gardeningal
Time is money, go now. I have spent most of...

Time is money, go now.

I have spent most of my time worrying about things that have never happened. Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't...
Forum: herSailNet   03-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,752
Posted By gardeningal
how to come back to land

Shedding the stuff is no problem, but how to you come back and go back to work? We are in our early to mid 50's and have enough savings for a year or two, but realistically will have to come back...
Forum: herSailNet   03-14-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,830
Posted By gardeningal
period options

I have not used the cup, but have used a product called always, looks like a very thin diaphragm and is inserted the same. It's intended for one time use, but I have used one for one period cycle...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-05-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By gardeningal
The question is what is "fair"? The asking price...

The question is what is "fair"? The asking price is $30K above the high retail BUC in bristol condition. And the boat has been for sale almost a year. Doesn't seem right to overpay in this...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By gardeningal
all good advice, I will be rethinking next step.

all good advice, I will be rethinking next step.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By gardeningal
Appreciate responses and pep talk. Portland, OR...

Appreciate responses and pep talk. Portland, OR is not a sailing mecca, so boats are far and wide. Not really liking the vibe that we are getting from the broker, understand he works for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,612
Posted By gardeningal
Great question. Have read that the buc and nada...

Great question. Have read that the buc and nada are both old school, and most brokers use the yachtworld site for sold boats data, it's proprietary, so you and I can't access it. I'm finding that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By gardeningal
Looked at a Rhodes 22, very clever concept, avid...

Looked at a Rhodes 22, very clever concept, avid following. Too small for us in the end. Agree with prior post of leaving in a marina if possible, will use it more.
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