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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Large Luke
Re: True condition after 30 years

My wife and I purchased 1981 Shannon Ketch from a private owner through a broker earlier this year in Rhode Island. While we were there we stopped in at the Shannon boat building facility and posed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,322
Posted By Large Luke
Re: Blue water boat for the Great Lakes?

My wife and I had the same criteria as you when looking for our boat. In our two year search, we found plenty of ocean going boats in the Great Lakes area on Yacht World. As far as finding an ocean...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   06-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Large Luke
Re: We did it!!!!!!!!!

We went to the Shannon factory and talked to Bill Ramos he gave us a tour and some Shannon hats and told us if we ever have any questions don't hesitate to give them a call.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   06-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Large Luke
Re: We did it!!!!!!!!!

We posted some pics in an album. As soon as we learn how to post pics on here we will.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   06-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Large Luke
We did it!!!!!!!!!

After two long year's of searching marina's from the Great Lakes to the Chesapeake Bay we have finally found our boat! A 1981 Shannon 38 Ketch.The knowledge we have gleaned from the posts on this...
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By Large Luke
Re: Saga 409 in the Bahamas

Awesome video's! We are paying our house off at the end of this month. Plan on buying a sailboat in the spring or summer. Can't wait!
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-23-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 6,578
Posted By Large Luke
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2012
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,493
Posted By Large Luke
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By Large Luke
Re: Visiting friends aboard cruising s/v 'Rotop'

Very cool videos! You have new fans!
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By Large Luke
Re: Visiting friends aboard cruising s/v 'Rotop'

Awesome! We are paying off the house at the end of this month, then saving money to put down on a sailboat next summer. I can't wait til the adventure starts!
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-21-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By Large Luke
Forum: Cruising Videos   10-21-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By Large Luke
Re: megayachts in Saint Martin and cheap Chinese food

Great stuff Drake! Keep em coming. It's starting to get chilly up here in Ohio, so my wife and I are living vicariously through your videos. We love your enthusiasm, it looks like you are really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-13-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Large Luke
Re: Teak Decks

Thanks for your reply. The information you gave is clear and concise. We have been looking at several boats with and without teak decks, and this one is in probably in the best condition of boats in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-12-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Large Luke
Teak Decks

I'm just curious if anyone knows the lifespan of teak decks. I looked at a leaky teaky in michigan several months ago. The boat is stored inside during the winter and the decks are very dark as if...
Forum: Boat Reviews   07-24-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,230
Posted By Large Luke
Re: 1981 43' Ta Tong Cape Horn Cutter

I swerved into this discussion and think I may have a bit of information that may help you. Bob Perry has his own web site and consulting firm. Go to perryboat.com/ and you should be able to get the...
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