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Search: Posts Made By: phboujon
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-17-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,062
Posted By phboujon
Hi Scott, I don't know know about all...

Hi Scott,

I don't know know about all marinas, but those on/near Stingray Point are ok. Our boat is in he Stringray Point Boat Works yard and as we drove there this morning and passed the marinas...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-23-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By phboujon
Thank you all for your kind words! It's very much...

Thank you all for your kind words! It's very much appreciated.

We are excited by the trip, but we of course understand the challenges, both financial and logistic. We will go as far as we have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By phboujon
Yes, I flew to Miami for the survey. Ed was...

Yes, I flew to Miami for the survey. Ed was there at 8 am sharp, and started right away. The boat is a Morgan 382. He spent 1H30 going through it, then we motored to a boatyard where the boat got...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By phboujon
Thank you for the help - Finally bought the boat

[ Not sure if it's the right place, but this particular board "Boat Review and Purchase" was critical in helping me find a boat, so I wanted to thank its members ]

Thank you all for your help in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By phboujon
CindyLee, I just had the boat I just bought...

CindyLee, I just had the boat I just bought surveyed by Ed about 2 weeks ago. He did a greta job, starting from 8 am the morning to 4 pm. PM me if you want to see the survey final document.

Cheers...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-18-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
Hi SoulVoyage, Thanks for the reply. I had...

Hi SoulVoyage,

Thanks for the reply. I had actually asked a very similar question (minus the horn part) and had gotten too many boats, so I thought the reverse question would help me. While it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-16-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By phboujon
hellosailor, you bring some points I didnt think...

hellosailor, you bring some points I didnt think of. It would hurt to have to pay income taxt on funds we are basically "saving" together. We have been together for 4 years, and we have a joint bank...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-12-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By phboujon
Quick question, what kind of safety courses? ...

Quick question, what kind of safety courses?

I only spoke to an agent at IMIS who asked whether we had USCG license... which obviously we don't. I was surpised they asked only that, so I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-12-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By phboujon
Red face USCG Documentation & U.S. Citizenship & Insurance

Hi All,

I have a strange question, but bear with me a moment.

My girlfriend and I are planning to buy a sailboat jointly. Because we are going cruising in international waters, we want the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-27-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
Hi Jeremy, Thank you for your insights! ...

Hi Jeremy,

Thank you for your insights!

We 100% agree that safety is number 1. We also realize that bigger is not better. Recently, after more learning, we have brought back our sight on 38-40...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-14-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
:D - Thanks for the post. I was indeed not...

:D - Thanks for the post. I was indeed not dissuaded. My take is that the dream of cruising is the dream of overcoming feeling stupid every step of the way. Researching & buying a sailboat,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-14-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
Thanks puddinglegs. I see, basically what Beth...

Thanks puddinglegs. I see, basically what Beth Leornard's Hawk is. Got the point ;)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-10-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
Thanks puddinglegs for the suggestion, It's a...

Thanks puddinglegs for the suggestion, It's a good idea to look at the baha ha ha participants.

As far as your final comment, (and this is inexperience speaking here), how would the list change in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-09-2010
Replies: 165
Views: 19,727
Posted By phboujon
Jeff, thanks for the reply. Since that post, I...

Jeff, thanks for the reply. Since that post, I have been reading a lot more.

The purpose of this Jun 09 post was for me to understand whether a Shannon 37 was really less comfortable at sea (in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
Thanks all for your replies, especially those who...

Thanks all for your replies, especially those who have tried to answer my request and help crossing out boats based on their own experience. To those who have judged my post too fast, I don't mind,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-08-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 18,050
Posted By phboujon
Post What boat would you NOT take out bluewater cruising?

Hi All,

My girlfriend and I are getting closer to buying a boat to set on a 2 years sabbatical (expected cast off date of ~Nov 2011), leaving from the West Coast (Los Angeles), cruising along the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-14-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,326
Posted By phboujon
Best Sailing School in Los Angeles Area

Hi All,

My girlfriend and I wants to buy a boat within 3 years, and take a 1 year sabbatical to cruise in the Pacific.

I am looking for a good sailing school that could teach her sailing up to...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-09-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,174
Posted By phboujon
Thanks all for the replies, and the exact tankage...

Thanks all for the replies, and the exact tankage figures. Yachtworld figures are quite imprecise! Bill, thanks for providing the figures you carry/plan to carry.

Philippe
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,174
Posted By phboujon
Is the fuel & water tankage on PSC37 enough for ocean voyaging?

Hi All,

During my process of understanding what is the best boat to buy for sailing ~2 years in the Pacific ocean, I have been looking with interest at the PSC37.

Bearing in mind I am still...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-27-2009
Replies: 165
Views: 19,727
Posted By phboujon
Thanks all for the answers. I appreciate it. ...

Thanks all for the answers. I appreciate it.

I'll definitely ask more information when I am further in my research (and reading) of boats. For now, the cruising plan is still very fuzzy, just at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2009
Replies: 165
Views: 19,727
Posted By phboujon
Comfort Ratio - How to read 5 to 10 pts differences?

Hi,

I am making a short list of blue water boats (for a potential purchase and sabbatical) by looking at their ratios, and one of the criteria my girlfriend and I are trying to understand is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,306
Posted By phboujon
Thanks, I appreciate the insights. If you can...

Thanks, I appreciate the insights. If you can expand on the "noise" issue since I am not sure to understand. Aren't they supposed to be locked in placed once down?

So, based on what the few of you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,306
Posted By phboujon
How does a fixed keel boat differ from keel+centerboard?

Hi,

I am curious to understand the difference between a fixed keel boat and a keel + centerboard IF the displacement & ballast are close in both version. For example:

Valiant 40 - Keel +...
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