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Search: Posts Made By: champlain94
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By champlain94
Thank you everyone. I can moor a boat for free...

Thank you everyone. I can moor a boat for free and even leave the dingy at the town docks to get back and forth. I also like the bristol 27 and cape dory 25. I am worried about an inboard gas...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By champlain94
First sailboat I ever sailed on was a center...

First sailboat I ever sailed on was a center cockpit 44' CSY. I was even allowed to take the wheel. I enjoyed my self but no where near as much as when I sailed the Colgate 27. Fin keel, and tiller...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By champlain94
Educated decision.

I have came close a couple times to purchasing a sailboat but I always ended up walking away. I think im ready now to purchase my first one. Im only ASA 101 certified. But I have been on many...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-17-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By champlain94
So a bolt on keel was designed originally as a...

So a bolt on keel was designed originally as a money saving adventure? It's cheaper to build a boat with a bolt on keel than an encapsulated keel?
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 09-06-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By champlain94
Heating a boat

Would you install or be ok sleeping in a boat that has an internal gas motor (atomic four etc..) with any open flames inside the boat while it's closed up? Sleeping at night with the heat from a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-29-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,641
Posted By champlain94
Bolt on Keel

Would you purchase a boat with a bolt on keel VS encapsulated. I looked at an Ericson which is a great sailboat. I had no idea they have bolt on keels. There is water in the bildge of this boat. Im...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-21-2013
Replies: 167
Views: 19,478
Posted By champlain94
Best small boat for cruising the Bahamas?

ALBERG 30. Drafts 4.25 empty. Very safe boat. You can get them for less then $10,000 with a good running yanmar or westerbeke. Not a very wide beam or high freeboard but that helps with its...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,180
Posted By champlain94
docks on ICW

Yes I have had my own dock on a navigable river. Great Chazy off of Lake Champlain. There is a difference between it and
My front Porch. Have you had your own dock?
And If someone pulled up to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,180
Posted By champlain94
docks on ICW

There's a big difference between my front porch and a dock over a public waterway.
I haven't ever used anyone's dock and nor would I unless I absolutely had to. This is why I was asking. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,180
Posted By champlain94
docks on ICW

Is there any truth to this? I was told that when venturing up or down the ICW that you can legally use anyone's dock to overnight if there's room. That it's a safety issue. Law doesn't want people...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

Chris. The Alberg 30 I looked at a couple weeks ago didn't have light visible along the hull to deck joint like the more expensive, nicer one I looked at today. Is this a major problem you think. Did...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

Yes the one I looked at today. I am pretty sure has newer bolts through the chainplates. I don't know if the chainplates are new but I am
Sure the bolts aren't original the round screw head bolts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

I want to stay in the NC SC area. I will have to motor down the waterway with little experience. And around $10g is the max I want to initially spend. I know that's asking a lot but what I do have is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

No this is not the one I rejected before. This one is a different one. Here is an older survey on the boat. He is asking $10,000
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p562/Bryanvcarbino/6A94162F-C094-461A-A09D-F2F3A2DC9E97-4497-00000913DD5E933D.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

If your talking about the angle iron stainless? I don't know. What do you think it's for.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By champlain94
Alburg 30 questions

I looked at a 1968 Alburg 30 today. Is it normal to be able to see light through the fiberglass like this where the hull meets the cabin top?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By champlain94
Alberg 30 with wheel steering

Heres some more pics. The boats in Wilmington, NC. Probably sell for less then $2000. But I just can't do it. I am not educated enough on rigging and fiberglass work. Nor do I have the energy. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By champlain94
Alberg 30 with wheel steering

He didn't give me a price. He wanted me
To make an offer that would include him dropping it in the water. Which wasn't safe. I walked. It was beyond my knowledge and energy level to work on this boat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By champlain94
Alberg 30 with wheel steering

I have been looking at Alberg 30's. This one is on the hard in Wilmongton NC. It has wheel steering. I have never seen that on an A30. Also what is the propeller thing on the side of hull. Some kind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,875
Posted By champlain94
alberg 30' outboard bracket?

What size dimensions did you use on the G10 backing plate. LxWxThickness? Would it be alright or any cheaper to use SS. and if so how thick? I am looking at another Alberg in Wilmington NC. Either...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,875
Posted By champlain94
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,875
Posted By champlain94
alberg 30' outboard bracket?

Yah it was a little rougher then I thought when I saw it. He did replace all the through hulls with bronze ones and
New shut offs. The ball type. Except the two in the Lazzerette. The wood toe...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,875
Posted By champlain94
alberg 30' outboard bracket?

Ok I went and looked at it today. Needs a little wood work. And The md-7 doesn't run. He will give me the boat, spinniker, storm sail, jib abd 9' inflatable dingy for $3400 Here are some pics. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 3,875
Posted By champlain94
alberg 30' outboard bracket?

The cape horn steering vane
Is listed on Myrtle Beach SC and
Wilmington NC craigs list if anyone is interested
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