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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 4,151
Posted By BradleyK
As stated above, you are experiencing Weather...

As stated above, you are experiencing Weather Helm. This is where the boat wants to turn itself into the wind while sailing/heeling. The opposite is Lee Helm where the boat wants to turn "away" or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 7,800
Posted By BradleyK
Mine is a high quality Life Raft. Peace of mind,...

Mine is a high quality Life Raft. Peace of mind, plus "The captain's number one responsibility if that of his crew".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By BradleyK
Get your 4 year old an Optimist dinghy for the...

Get your 4 year old an Optimist dinghy for the beach/harbor/marina. Spend time with your 4 year old in the Opti. and get them hooked on the joy of sailing at that level first.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By BradleyK
Think about a Full Keel boat for costal cruising;...

Think about a Full Keel boat for costal cruising; one brand is Cape Dory. The 28 foot model can be found (late 1970s) at a good price. (around 15K if you search and haggle). Solid, safe and simple....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,938
Posted By BradleyK
A Pacific Seacraft Flicka (factory boat) is a...

A Pacific Seacraft Flicka (factory boat) is a good choice but also consider the 24' Dana if budget allows. Be careful not to be overconfident about the scope of your goal. Think about crewing the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 3,013
Posted By BradleyK
Goods heads up

Thanks for the heads up and for the contact info. I will certainly act on this one!
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