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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-15-2015
Replies: 308
Views: 36,889
Posted By nemier
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Hi Steve,
,,,Just saw this for the very first time,,, not sure how I've missed this before. I'm sorry.
I feel distraught at your loss - and wish you & your boys peace and growth as time allows....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-15-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 18,523
Posted By nemier
Re: My newest project

Oh there's no doubt you were channeling Atkin alright.
Btw, I like the carbon idea, and the twin engine thing is growing on me. I've been thinking about Mr. Lucky's boat all day. Have you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-14-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 18,523
Posted By nemier
Re: My newest project

Wow! classic BCC, and yet unique. + 1! That's a big boat!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-14-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 18,523
Posted By nemier
Re: My newest project

Hi Bob,
Interior drawings ready yet?
Forum: Other Brands   12-29-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By nemier
Re: Devlin's 24’ Gaff Rigged Sloop

Jeff, your input is as stalwart as always, thank you. I have no experience with a Gaff Rig and I believe you are correct, that is the starting point. (so I’ll get on that) As it stands now, I just...
Forum: Other Brands   12-29-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By nemier
Re: Devlin's 24’ Gaff Rigged Sloop

GBurton,
Thanks for the link to the Sydney-Hobart race, & Maluka of Kermandie. Always interesting for me to see these old timers (the boats :eek:) still racing.

I watched your progress during...
Forum: Other Brands   12-26-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By nemier
Re: Devlin's 24’ Gaff Rigged Sloop

Hi Denise,
Thanks for your post. I'm not sure why Oughtred & Devlin both designed boats termed Arctic & Sooty Terns,,, but as you can see, they bare no resemblance.

I have been a fan of Sam's...
Forum: Other Brands   12-26-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By nemier
Re: Devlin's 24’ Gaff Rigged Sloop

Hi Greg,
I hear what you’re saying regarding costs,,, and this a large part of the reasoning behind the original post; to gather intel from the sailing guru’s who have been there, done that. This...
Forum: Other Brands   12-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By nemier
Re: Devlin's 24’ Gaff Rigged Sloop

Thank you for your participation in this Jeff, I'm honored. :)

These boats are definitely charismatic, and they certainly have me under their spell. I'm aware that I will be giving up...
Forum: Other Brands   12-25-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By nemier
Devlin's 24’ Gaff Rigged Sloop

Merry Christmas 2014!
As a gift to myself, I purchased the plans for Sam Devlin’s Sooty Tern, which I aspire to build one day,,, in my retirement perhaps.

The boat is intended to be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,832
Posted By nemier
Re: Look for new sailboat under 25 ft.

So Ulalena,,, Did you make a purchase?? What'cha get?? I'm in suspense over here. I love talking new boats. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By nemier
Re: Can/does anyone sail from Kona to Hilo?

We depart in 14 hours,,, we'll get that picture if we are lucky, and send it your way. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By nemier
Re: Can/does anyone sail from Kona to Hilo?

Sounds fantastic Capta, we'll definitely try to get a glimpse of that!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By nemier
Re: Can/does anyone sail from Kona to Hilo?

Hi Matthew,
We are departing San Diego, bound for for Oahu, on Tuesday, November 4th (2014).
Shortly after that, we may circumnav the Big Island. Perhaps we could post back what we find in a month...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-05-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 8,210
Posted By nemier
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

Hi Irunbird,
That is exactly what I'm attracted to,,, I'm happy that the $200K is going into the bones, the stuff that matters. I'd only be ripping the fluff out anyway. I think the design...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-05-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 8,210
Posted By nemier
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

On a scale of 1-10 of Naval Architects that I respect, you are an 11, so I appreciate your point of view, no issues. I'm also sportin' a navy-blue V-neck T-shirt, so you are not far off base on that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-05-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 8,210
Posted By nemier
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

hmm,, I guess the devil is in the details, and I've poured over them, - you know - the design criteria, and it's absolutely fantastic! The drawing itself appears to be just a 1st generation mock-up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-05-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 8,210
Posted By nemier
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

Now you've got my attention,,,:D



What's the verdict on the "Adventure 40"? Anyone??

Adventure 40, An Overview (http://www.morganscloud.com/2013/10/10/adventure-40-an-overview/)
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By nemier
Re: I'm back, kinda

Hang tight Gary,,, you are a survivor. Boats are worth the effort. Never give up! The great folks here on Sailnet are sending you good vibes.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-01-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 4,905
Posted By nemier
Re: Catalina 275 sport

I'm a few years away from a purchase, but if now was 'that' time,,, I'd buy it. I'm that 'taken' with it. Really looking forward to see how they fare.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 4,905
Posted By nemier
Re: Catalina 275 sport

Now that was funny! :D Good to see that sense of humour again. :)


Anyway, don't know what to tell you guys,,,, I like it!
The score so far? 2 for ; 5 against.
I'm sure some back-up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 4,905
Posted By nemier
Catalina 275 sport

I have my eye on the new (2014) Catalina 275 sport. I think it's pretty cool.
I have not seen any threads on SN about it, which surprises me, so I thought I'd start one here. It's $80,000 price...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-14-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5,947
Posted By nemier
Re: opinions on the beneteau first 30

Yes! Thanks for asking. I'm wondering if anyone has put any serious miles on it,,, crossed an ocean? Particularly, how she sails, helm unattended? Has anyone set up a wind vane on these new...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-13-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5,947
Posted By nemier
Re: opinions on the beneteau first 30

Fast forward 2 years and a bit,,, - has anyone bought a First 30, and can you tell us about it? I was, and continue to be very interested in this boat, but I have seen none of the water in the last...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-17-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,993,328
Posted By nemier
Re: Interesting Sailboats

,,,count me in on that one :D
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