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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-11-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Everyone...excellent input and advise!! I...

Everyone...excellent input and advise!! I contacted a "major" surveyor in Florida and the price was $17.00 a foot (35'). Not bad I thought. Then I asked him how much to fly to St. Maarten...he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-04-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Thank you! Was your survey done in the...

Thank you! Was your survey done in the Caribbean? I'll have to contact them to see how much they charge for flying over to St. Maarten.

Thanks again.
Rick
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 5,170
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
That's a great analogy!!!!! I've been known to...

That's a great analogy!!!!! I've been known to jump into a serious relationship without really knowing her first.

I'll definately keep a better eye out this time. Of course $70k to $80k is less...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 5,170
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Camaraderie.....are chain and tank leaks typical...

Camaraderie.....are chain and tank leaks typical problems for the Baba or just all boats in general?

TS.....I guess my question would have to be..when did they move to Singapore? The boat is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-03-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 5,170
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Chris, Sorry for the late "thank you", but...

Chris,
Sorry for the late "thank you", but THANK YOU! You seem to be very knowledgable about these boats? Anything you can tell that would discourage or influence a purchase of one? I'm looking...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-03-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Virgin Island Surveyors

I've contacted a yacht broker in St. Maarten regarding a possible offer on a boat there. I am in California and would be there for the survey. He suggested to me that I can go ahead and have a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-29-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Thanks for the link and input. It's great...

Thanks for the link and input. It's great getting both sides of the stories...positive and negative from this and other sites.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-28-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Smile Advice on Dominican Republic

Just curious...has anyone sailed to the DR? I'm seriously considering anchoring at Luperon (Hurricane Hole) or Ocean World. Luperon seems to be a "safe haven" for boaters during hurricane season. ...
Forum: News Feeds   04-28-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Montecristi boat sinks

Has anyone heard the cause of the Abra Cadabra sinking off the coast of the DR?

Rick
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-01-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 5,170
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
34' Hans Christian Clone Baba Cutter

Can anyone tell me what makes this boat different from the "authentic" HC (since this is only a "Clone")? This boat was just reduced in price on YachtWorld and I am seriously considering making an...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
I don't know yet. I'm still trying to find out...

I don't know yet. I'm still trying to find out the height of the bridges.
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Marina's

Hi there!

Has anyone had any experience with, or know of Acosta Creek Harbor? It's located near the southern side of the St. John's River near Jacksonville, Florida. I have been emailing...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Good advice, I appreciate it! The more I think...

Good advice, I appreciate it! The more I think about it, the more I'd like to look into the long term usage of it. I think in the long run, it'll be more efficent.

On another note....anyone ever...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-24-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Good website CapnHand! Thank you very much!

Good website CapnHand! Thank you very much!
Forum: Living Aboard   02-24-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Nevermind the nevermind. Thanks Sailingdog! I...

Nevermind the nevermind. Thanks Sailingdog! I don't know exactly what the purpose would be, but since a minimul output panel is relatively inexpensive, I can "test the waters" so to speak and if I...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
EXCELLENT, thank you so much! Being an...

EXCELLENT, thank you so much! Being an enthusiastic "Newbie" these Q's with come in handy shortly. Thanks again!!!

Rick
Forum: Living Aboard   02-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Logical Questions to ask.

OK..another question? I hope it makes sense!

What are some major questions that should be asked of a seller or a broker while shopping around for a boat (HC for example)?

Thanks again!

Rick
Forum: Living Aboard   02-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Thanks anyway, but nevermind. I just ran across...

Thanks anyway, but nevermind. I just ran across http://www.sailgb.com. They seem to have everything available as well as going into details.

Rick
Forum: Living Aboard   02-23-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Solar Panels

Anyone have experience with solar panels? Are they recommended? If so, what kind and what is the cost?

Thanks in advance,

Rick
Forum: Living Aboard   02-19-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,140
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Invaluable advise! Wow...maybe I should think...

Invaluable advise! Wow...maybe I should think about downsizing and not having such a large initial "out of pocket" expense. That Cape Dory looks good. As long as it can sail long distances. I...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-19-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,140
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Thanks Sailingdog! My budget for purchasing a...

Thanks Sailingdog! My budget for purchasing a boat is preferrably under 100k, the less the better since I will be paying cash (so as not to have payments, obviously). I have been advised that 25 to...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-19-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,140
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Well, thanks guys! The alberg just seems to be a...

Well, thanks guys! The alberg just seems to be a lighter boat. I am in need of one a slighty heavier to withstand ocean crossings. I did a little research on the Tayana (camaraderie), beautiful...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-19-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,140
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Advise on Hans Christian vs. Alberg?

I love the look and features of the Han Christian but can see that the Alberg's are much more less in money. Why? I am looking to buy in a few months and find a place to keep it in Florida. I will...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-18-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Thank you Charles! One of the most obvious...

Thank you Charles! One of the most obvious things to do "walk on a dock". If I miss something that easy to think of, I hope I don't forget my electric blanket.

Good advise! Cost will be a...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-17-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By BlueWaterWannaBe
Another beginner question....

I am 48, live in California and am a Divemaster (hobby). I am over all the traffic, office work and daily humdrum of life. I love boating and have been to the Greek Islands and Caribbeans. Ever...
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