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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 11,737
Posted By onespd
Thanks for the useful replies. Good suggestions...

Thanks for the useful replies. Good suggestions about boats I haven't noticed yet. I also found today that a Ranger 20 or 22 might work and there seems to be more of them than Chrysler 20s. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 11,737
Posted By onespd
Mid-size daysailer with large cockpit

By the apparent dirth of these on the market, I'm going to guess that the type of boat I think I want has not been popular with a mass market. I'm OK with that.

Probable use: daysailing for...
Forum: O'Day   04-09-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,757
Posted By onespd
I know folks who use a small wheel on the trailer...

I know folks who use a small wheel on the trailer tongue and a tow strap (or 2-3) to get their fin-keeled boats launched. Moore24's have 4'6" draft and are trailer racers with an active racing...
Forum: Chrysler   04-09-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 7,335
Posted By onespd
I bet you could get some more specific answers at...

I bet you could get some more specific answers at the Chrysler owners site: Chrysler Sailing Association Website (http://chryslersailing.lizards.net/)
Forum: TMCA (Texas Mariners Cruising Assoc)   04-09-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 8,410
Posted By onespd
Thanks, Johnshasteen for the tip on coastal...

Thanks, Johnshasteen for the tip on coastal marina.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,240
Posted By onespd
I almost want to mention "imitation being the...

I almost want to mention "imitation being the sincerest form of flattery..." but this case could be more like stealing your photo is the lesser of two intended evils.

Anyway, it is a pretty good...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 10,321
Posted By onespd
O'Day 23 has ballasted shoal keel with...

O'Day 23 has ballasted shoal keel with centerboard. Capri 22 is available with wing or fin keel. I would rather not go offshore in a swingkeel due to possibility of keel slamming while beating...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By onespd
Good topic! I am also looking at starting a...

Good topic! I am also looking at starting a sailboat ownership "syndicate," aka a joint ownership arrangement. Such an arrangement is popular for gliders, I have learned, and I am starting the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-09-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 8,732
Posted By onespd
I suggest a trailerable sailboat like the...

I suggest a trailerable sailboat like the Buccaneer 18, by Chrysler and other makers.

It's small enough to breed confidence in a newcomer and can be sailed my mainsail alone. It has a foresail...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-09-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By onespd
I've found two 'For Dummies' books to be at least...

I've found two 'For Dummies' books to be at least OK. UML for Dummies was mentioned by one of my MIT professors as a reference in his office and I use it, too. I think Sailing for Dummies presents...
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